Monthly Archives: August 2009

Fold your own JLA

Matt Hawkins of Custom Paper Toys has created a whole line of JLA bobble heads for Arby’s kid’s meals.  They’ll arrive in the stores later this week, and will only be availabe for a short time.  They look good  : … Continue reading

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Calvin on Retalin

Found this on Popurls.  This can’t possibly be genuine, right ?  Still, it hits home.

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International Psychic Friends Brigade

Hey, Ellen Lindner has a regular comic for Black Swan Wines !  International Psychic Friends Brigade is about dealing with changes in your life : a new job, a failed relationship – anything worthy of a good glass of Merlot, … Continue reading

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Hellboy Playmobil

Swedish artist Jakob Westman created a full set set of custom Hellboy-themed Playmobil figurines, including bad guys Ilsa, Rasputin, dr. Krönen and Leopold.  On his website, Jakob as more images of the set and its quite delicious lookin collector’s case. … Continue reading

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Great art in advertising !

I’ve been trying to catch up with my advertising feeds after my holidays, and even though there’s been a disappointingly little amount of comics-themed stuff, I did come across some quite nice illustrated ads.  Respectively by Gustavo Victorino for DDB … Continue reading

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Clothes make the Comic Character

As proven by this campaign by Euro RSCG in Puerto Rico, clothes do make the man, also in comics.  Artwork by Israel García and Pablo Silva.

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Thierry Martin on the Spirit

Thierry Martin just unveiled his cover for the French Spirit magazine that was announced in april, and is slated for publication in early 2010 (probably coinciding with the Angoulème festival).  Can’t wait, especially since Mauricet seems to be on board … Continue reading

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Papercraft Tintin

Gene spotted this quite cute papercraft Tintin.  Do check out his blog, as he gives quite a few pointers to similar comics-related models. (photo by Cleber Machado, who also has the large sized printable version of the model on his … Continue reading

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Slow, please

Went back to work today, and immediately got lost along the way.  Which was good, because I spotted this road sign along the way, which reminded me of these I wrote about earlier. Seems like there were a whole lot … Continue reading

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Real Life Comic Heroes

For a special in El Pais Semanal, five Spanish actors were transformed in comic heroes, ranging from Tintin over Batman to Donald Duck.  Check out the Making Of here.

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