Monthly Archives: January 2010

Some early Merveille

I was cleaning out some boxes that took up space, and came across this CD-single by Flemish singer-commedian (and quite succesful comic writer) Urbanus.  It features a quite risqué, albeit very funny and naive sort of song, but for some … Continue reading

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They all use Spry !

(via Vintage Ads)

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Seth exhibit

Rich Johnston reports that the miniature city Seth built during the creation of his graphic novel George Sprott, which was serialised in the New York Times, will be on display at the Museum London in Ontario, Canada.  The fictional city … Continue reading

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New Schuiten work

Belgian cartoonist and illustrator François Schuiten has been quite productive lately.  On January 18th, the Belgian Post Office issued a commemorative stamp on information theorist Paul Otlet (the man who wanted to classify the world, and one of the founding … Continue reading

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Comics are inspirational !

Comics inspiration where you wouldn’t expect it.  On the left : Belgian electro DJ Dr Lectroluv, while on the right, Gold Key Comics’ Dr. Solar.  Eee-rie !

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Hellboy Online Slot Machine

I only have two possible explanations for this.  Either Mike Mignola and/or Dark Horse desparately needed a second jacuzzi on the porch of their third house, or some deluded marketing maven thought it would be a good idea to promote … Continue reading

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That’s good to know

Daniel Merlin Goodbrey’s All Knowledge Is Strange is a welcome help in understanding the world, religion, literature and the meaning of life.  As of today, Goodbrey’s also dispensing his wisdom about the country I live in. It’s always nice to … Continue reading

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Tintin everywhere

Look, it’s Anita Pallenberg in St-Tropez in 1971.  And look, what is she reading ? (via Vintagephoto)

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Comics just for kids ?

Hey, look who’s reading the funnies in this ad by Al Dorne !  That’d probably be different in my house… (thanks to Leif Peng, who also collected some fab Al Dorne narrative ads in his Al Dorne Flickr set)

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Comics sell shoes

Sekvenskonst‘s Joakim Gunnarsson spotted this ad in a shop window in Malmö.  Now, this is the kind of think I’d gladly swipe from a store.

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