Monthly Archives: September 2010

Cowboy Henk finds his destiny

It would seem that Kamagurka and Herr Seele have finally found a suitable type of merchandising for their hero, Cowboy Henk.  The Cowboy, who will celebrate his 30th birthday next year, will be present on a special edition of Bjorn … Continue reading

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Air France Ad With Actual Cartoon !

There’s still a big difference between making your ad look like a cartoon, or using comic strip elements in a poster, and actually commissioning an ad from an actual cartoonist.  Air France asked Marisa Acocella Marchetto (of Cancer Vixen fame) … Continue reading

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Crane for McSweeney’s

Jordan Crane has provided the wrap-around cover for the new issue of McSweeney’s (issue # 35).   I like the way he incorporates the magazine’s title and spine text in the illustration, and gives the whole thing a sinister twist on … Continue reading

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Super babies !

Aw, aren’t they cute ?  You can get them at the Neatoshop.

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Pooh is the next Garfield

These two gems landed in my inbox this week.  Could it be that Pooh is the Next Comic Meme ?  Also, does anybody have any idea who made these ?  I’d like to give credit where credit is due…

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The Hidden Sala

Richard Sala has started a new blog, featuring previews of his graphic novel The Hidden, which is scheduled for publication with Fantagraphics somewhere early next year.  From the looks of it, the book promises to be vintage Sala, with a … Continue reading

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Hero and villain are complementary

The Herovillain prints by Simon C. Page quite accurately illustrate the complementary nature of many heroes and villains in modern pop culture, but none of them doest it so beautifully as this upside-down image featuring Batman and the Penguin.  It … Continue reading

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Shazam ! It’s Shaner !

Look at this amazing Captain Marvel page from Comic Twart, and, indeed, marvel at Doc Shaner’s flair !  Will somebody please commission a superhero comic from this guy  ?  Please ? Also, check out Doc’s new online comic, Red Clay. … Continue reading

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Eraserhead by Kim

Every week the Belgian media magazine Humo publishes a strip like this by a Belgian cartoonist about a film that he or she thinks is important.  This week, Kim Duchateau brings down the essence of David Lynch’s cult film Eraserhead … Continue reading

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He is a friendly ghost !

In issue # 104 of the Harvey comic Sad Sack and the Sarge (1973), Casper the Friendly Ghost gladly supports the work done by Unicef all over the world.   What a friendly ghost he is !

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