Monthly Archives: January 2010

Batman line art

This beautiful piece of Batman line art was created by Canadian artist Eric Orchard, during a Batman drawing night with his Twitter mate Nicholas Myers, back in November 2009. You’ll find a (much) larger version, along with more of Eric’s … Continue reading

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The Dateline is a lifeline

Eveready batteries had a long tradition of comic-styled advertisements.  Even as early as 1936, when they told their stories of dread and horror (in which a battery always saved lives), a comic strip provided some more light-hearted counterweight. (again, via … Continue reading

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Photo strip ad

Somehow this photostrip ad for Hi-C fruit drink looks like a derivative of a television commercial to me. (via Vintage Ads)

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Zombie Conan

This zombie version of Conan O’Brien was done by Reza Rasoli.  Visit his site for more zombie versions of Batman, Link, the Reservoir Dogs thugs and more. (illustration © Rezatron)

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The Great Reunion

With the death of Jacques Martin last week, another celebrated member of the legendary Hergé studios has gone.  Régric, the artist who drew the most recent book in Martin’s Lefranc series, pays hommage to Martin by showing his arrival in … Continue reading

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False Identity Man

Jeremy Eaton elaborates on the cape + mask = hero meme in this week’s print edition of the Seattle Weekly.

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New Milk And Cheese

Evan Dorkin is still working on a new Milk And Cheese, but it takes a while (as could be expected with dairy products).

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The message is not in the balloons

It’s been a while since I last spotted an ad that made use of word balloons, but this one for Yeladim, the Israeli council for Child Welfare, is a very good one.   If you want to help children, you have … Continue reading

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TCAF 2010

The Toronto Comics Arts Festival has unveiled the poster for the 2010 edition, which will take place in May.  The poster was created by Dan Clowes, who is also a confirmed guest, along with James Sturm.

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The kinky side of smurfs

“Humiliation in Smurfish is 5 dollar extra” – From Kim Duchateau‘s Facebook gallery. (cartoon © Kim Duchateau)

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