Monthly Archives: March 2011

Ephemerist on the iPad

A long, long time ago, I did some experiments with a special WordPress skin that reformatted my blog’s content for the iPhone – it remoed all clutter from the right column and presented the content in small chunks. Yesterday I … Continue reading

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Kochalka goes scientific

Yes, that is James Kochalka‘s illustration on the cover of Trends in Cell Biology magazine.  Now he really is a super-star ! (via The Top Shelf Blog)

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Literary Spring

Next week the Literary Spring festival starts, a month-long initiative by the Flemish book producers’ union to promote books and reading. This year, Friend of the Blog Jan van der Veken created the poster for the festival, and I was … Continue reading

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Spanish cartoonists organise charity auction

Friend of the Blog Felipe Hernández Navarro and a host of other Spanish cartoonists and illustrators are organising a charity auction to support the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, with original sketches, comic pages and prints. All … Continue reading

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New Peanuts movie !

At the end of the month, the new Peanuts feature, Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, will be released on DVD.  And even though Warner Premiere had a normal trailer made to promote the video, they also compiled this … Continue reading

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Live Strips turns 3…

A long time ago I blogged about Lifestrips, a comic art project by  photographer Marc Seestaedt.  Marc let me know that the project has been going strong for three years now, so I thought it was time to visit it … Continue reading

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Comix paperbax

A designer going by the name of Fonografix created a series of book covers for comics, imagining what they would have looked like had they been published as popular paperbacks in the 1960’s and 1970’s.  Some of them suffer from … Continue reading

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I love artwork that features comic book graphemes.  This one is called “At Your Place” and is by Igor Eskinja.  It’s interactive without being intrusive, I think. (via This Isn’t Happiness)

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Super Mash-up

In terms of mash-up, it doesn’t get much better than this : French superstar François Avril doing a version of the classic Tintin comic, l’ÃŽle Noire (The Black Island), featuring Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse (channelling both Tintin and Ranko … Continue reading

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Modern wind

I think David Merveille very aptly captures the feelings going through many a anti-nuclear activist these past few days.  I’m also waiting for Kraftwerk to update the intro bars to their Radioaktivität.  “Fu-ku-shi-ma” does scan quite well… (from David Merveille‘s … Continue reading

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