Monthly Archives: March 2010

Little Red Riding Hood in the Modern World

For a school assignment, Swedish designer Tomas Nilsson updated the classic fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood to current times.  It’s a very cool animation, which ironically reminded me (and, as Nilsson asserts, was largely inspired by) the video … Continue reading

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When Jacques met Adele

This video offers some insight in how the makers of the new Adèle Blanc-Sec movie strive to reproduce the world that Jacques Tardi created for his heroine.  A very nice scene is when Tardi meets his creation in the flesh … Continue reading

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Librarians save the world

Here’s a image that I can relate to, both in style as in content.  It features a reference to super-heroes,  the most typical of comics-related memes, and it is about the importance of librarians.  Check out the book’s site here. … Continue reading

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Republic of Bacon

Canadian meat processor Maple Leaf Bacon uses these strips about and featuring bacon to announce its new re-closable packaging and a community for bacon lovers. The campaign was creted by : john st. from Toronto, with art by Patrick Shing. … Continue reading

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Yes, smurfs are blue…

… and even more so if you apply spot coloring in your photo !  Incidentally, I love the Schleig Smurfs figurines – the fact that they have so much character makes them ideal for posing, as this photo proves. (photo … Continue reading

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New at Griffioen

Griffioen Grafiek, the Dutch purveyor of prime prints, announces new material on its site by Dutch illustrator Joost Swarte (above), Belgian cartoonist Judith Vanistendael and her French colleague Catel (below).  More info @ Griffoen (in Dutch).

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The Worm’s Eye View

I’m a great fan of essays in comic format, and especially when they’re about comics themselves.  The Worm’s Eye View To Comics is not a very lengthy work (it’s only five pages), but it does get to the point.  It … Continue reading

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M’enfin !

In his regular strip series Les P’tits Monstres (The Little Monsters), French cartoonist Thierry Martin just posted this great hommage to everybody’s favorite office clerk, Gaston Lagaffe.  Anybody who’s regularly among kids that have a steady videogames-comics-cartoons diet, will totally … Continue reading

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It’s Panoramix !

Lego wizard Michael Jasper has his peers puzzled with this scene of Panoramix brewing a potion.  If you know how he does this, tell me ! (via the Brothers Brick)

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A Peevish Old Woman

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