Monthly Archives: December 2009

Real Life Mad Men

As this ad for Remington typewriters proves, Mad Men isn’t that far from the truth. (from vintage Ads)

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Best wishes from Darko

Kroatian cartoonist Darko Macan presents a positive thought at the end of this year. (illustration © Darko Macan, Reproduced with permission)

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Christmas a la Ryan

Johnny Ryan gets all christmassy on the Vice site with his new comic, The Miracle (warning – not really for the faint at heart).

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Suppose you are a cartoonist and you love working with constraints – what to do when your inspiration runs out ?  Fear no more, because PlotBoiler is here.  This service by Brad Tibbils and Michael Avolio will serve you with … Continue reading

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Imbibe in style with Ilah !

Drinking from the bottle may be handy if you want to drink a lot, but it will probably not up your social stature.  But not to worry, because help is at hand from Flemish cartoonist Ilah.  She has designed her … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Roy

Roy Disney, 1930-2009.  He brought us many splendid hours. (picture LA Times)

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Merry Christmas on the Frontier

Frederik from comics news and community site Broken Frontier sent me this early Christmas card.  A happy Christmas to you and your bunch too, Fred !

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A very Plunk Christmas !

I think it’s quite safe now to start reposting Christmas cards.  Plunk creator Luc Cromheecke put this one on his blog.  Nice ! (Plunk © Luc Cromheecke)

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Druillet does Star Wars

In the late seventies George Lucas asked French legendary science-fiction cartoonist Philippe Druillet for a gouache based on his Star Wars films.  Druillet made Darth Vader even more menacing than he was before. More on Lucas’ fascination with Druillet on … Continue reading

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Live comics in Toronto

Christopher Butcher of the world-famous comic book store The Beguiling, is kind enough to share good quality scans for several Toronto Comics Arts Festival posters by the likes of Seth and Darwyn Cooke.  Thanks, Chris !

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