Monthly Archives: February 2010

Planet Nommer

Julius Santiago is currently doing a project in which he designs a bear a day.  Even Galactus gets cuddly like this ! (illustration © Julius Santiago)

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Pep !

(via Vintage Ads)

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Kinda love XKCD

Web comic sensation XKCD may be a bit too geeky for my taste, but I do like this goofy little video.  Even though I only recognize a couple of people in it.  Whoop !

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16 pages is enough

Word balloons represent blah in these ads for the 16-page Resumo Newspaper.  I kinda like the layout of these pages. (from Ads of the World)

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Lets have our ads talk !

Two great examples of comic strip elements in vintage ads, respectively from Vintage Ads and Found In Mom’s Basement.

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Boulet in 24 hours

French cartoonist and comic blogger extraordinaire Boulet just released his completed contribution to the 2010 edition of the 24 heures de la BD. It’s a very moving story about the loss of youthful innocence and about where our fantasies go … Continue reading

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New trailer for Adele Blanc-Sec

The new trailer for Luc Besson’s Adèle Blanc-Sec movie (based on Jacques Tardi’s bandes dessinées) finally shows some sneak peaks at the monsters, the mummies and the madmen.  Looks quite promising !

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When giants meet

Chip Kidd writes + Charles Burns draws + Chris Ware letters = pure awesomeness in the AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers of 2008 collection… (via This Isn’t Happiness)

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The Big Stink

USS Catastrophe’s Kevin H and Dan Zettwoch produced a seven-page story for the Riverfront Times on the stench that the city of St Louis sometimes seems to be drenched in.  It’s a very enjoyable ramble on all kinds of things, … Continue reading

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Mickey A La Francaise

At the Angoulème Festival last week, Le Figaro‘s Olivier Delcroix asked three giants of European comics for a reintepretation of Mickey Mouse.  Next to Enki Bilal (above), his blog also features the sketches by the Président of the 2010 festival, … Continue reading

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