Monthly Archives: November 2010

Niemann for Google

Christoph Niemann has provided the illustrations to 20 Things I Learned About Browsers And The Web, an online book that Google produced to make the average user more knowledgeable about what makes up the internet, and to spread awareness about … Continue reading

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Inconclusive autopsy

Jeffrey Meyer of the Abstract Comics blog (which you should read) posted this quite clever mashup of Daniel Clowes Eighball # 22 (the one that Clowes himself cut up to make the Ice Haven hardcover).  I’m still not sure what … Continue reading

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Cape alert !

If you do the right thing, you’ll need to wear a cape, because only then you’re a hero. (via I Believe In Advertising)

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History of the world in a few panels

Team Dynamite Lazer Beam just dumped a whole load of great art on us via his Live Journal, including a very good silent comic chronicling the creation and evolution of a single planet in a vast, vast universe.   It kinda … Continue reading

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Soju Tanaka

Soju Tanaka is a Japanese illustrator working in London, who aims at “making people laugh and happy by my works and I love chuckles of the people at them.”  Mission accomplished, I’d say. Check out his site and blog for … Continue reading

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Dude, we’re in jail

Thunder Mates is a hilarious series of comics mash-ups by Ben Hutchings, in which he adds surprisingly fitting new dialogue to exisiting comic art.  I totally am amazed by this scene in which Rorschach and his shrink turn out to … Continue reading

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Incidental comics

I am simply in love with Grant Snider’s Incidental Comics.  He’s discovered the secret of cramming a lifetime of truth in one simple comic page.  They are so awesome, it’s frightening.  Please, publishers, offer this guy a deal.

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The essential Batman

Hey, have a look at this.  Spanish illustrator Javier Olivares manages to capture the essence of Batman in a very stylish animated short of merely 1 minute and 2 seconds.  That’s class ! (via  Álvaro Pons at La Cárcel de … Continue reading

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Even an older Superwoman has use for a toyboy !  This is just one of the scenes in the mock photo documentary by Sacha Goldberger about Mamika,  his 91-year old Hungarian grandmother.  See more photos at Fubiz.

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New Tintin stamps in 2011

Every year, or so it seems, the Belgian Post Office issues a new set of stamps featuring Tintin.  For next year, and probably meant to cash in on the release of the Secret of the Unicorn film, they are planning … Continue reading

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