Monthly Archives: November 2009

Sacco bookplate

Gosh! Comics has announced their exclusive Bookplate Edition of Joe Sacco’s Footnotes in Gaza.  I didn’t know this kind of marketing, which is quite popular in Belgium and France, is also used in the UK.

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Free Irish Comic Day

Some remarks by Liam Geraghty and Phillip Barrett. (via BugPowder)

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Blackest Lego

Ulises Farinas, it would seem, is not only the cartoonist behind Act-I-Vate‘s excellent Motro feature, he’s also a certified Lego nut.   Just look at this absolutely gorgeous (and totally acurate) Lego version of DC’s current crossover extravaganza, Blackest Night ! … Continue reading

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British illustrator and teacher Jago recently engaged his students in a one-hour illustration challenge.  The theme was “strong”, and this was his contribution.  Wicked. (illustration © Jago)

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Holy theological mix-up !

It would seem that the valiant Sir Richard Of Scandia (on the right) and his twin brother Sir Percy (who plays a wicked lute, on the left) differ slightly in their belief systems.  Taking into account the fact that The … Continue reading

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Superhero movies through the years

KoldCast TV created this interesting piece of infoporn on the evolution of the impact of superheroes on the movie business (click for a bigger version).  Delightful to see that Big Blue is still the symbol par excellence for superheroes, even … Continue reading

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8-bit Super-hero

Dutch 3D illustration site Seven’s Heaven has been running some nice pixelised versions-with-a-twist of classic super-heroes lately, such as the Superboy above.  Their Batman is also quite nice. (illustration © 2009 Seven’s Heaven, although you’ll find that Superman is â„¢ … Continue reading

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Argyleman !

Mark Newport is a visual artist who likes to work with knitting techniques, either during performances, or in finished pieces like these super-heroes winter outfits.  I love the Argyleman costume.  Be sure to check out Newport’s website, with more examples … Continue reading

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Lode Devroe for Vacature

Lode Devroe did this illustration for the Flemish employment paper Vacature, for an article on the threat of decreasing remunerations in January, as a result of a negative index quote.

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Ultimate Garfield

It’s been a while since I found any new Garfield experiments, but this one is quite nice.  The infinite loop and the limited movement in Garfield essentially sums up 50 % of  all Garfield strips ever made : What in … Continue reading

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