Monthly Archives: October 2011

Toronto Draws Tintin

On November 2-27  Toronto comics emporium The Beguiling is throwing an art show and auction, Toronto Draws Tintin, to support the Canadian Comic Legends Legal Defense Fund.  Canadian cartoonists of all plumage contribute their rendition of Hergé’s quiffed hero, which is … Continue reading

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Supermaker by Filipino cartoonist Andrew Drilon is a short story that makes a nice little twist on the all-encompassing universe shake-ups that seem to be the only thing that keep comics going these days.  Except that in these 12 pages, … Continue reading

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Derek Van Gieson is currently running a quite lovely Moomin pastiche / hommage / satire on his These Days I Remain webcomic blog.

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Nounouche, Maître Nageur, a very vintage comic book from 1953 (story and art by André Durst) is now in its entirety available thanks to Agence Euréka.

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Heat it up

I know Tintin can sometimes use some heating up, but this is, indeed, a fail. (via Failblog)

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Tintin travels by train

Judging from the recent barrage of posters and imagery in the Brussels Thalys station, it’s not hard to guess which railway Tintin is using to get around (if he’s not using a motorcycle, a jeep, a rowing boat or an … Continue reading

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All the Tintin you need

This delightful unofficial titel sequence for the upcoming Adventures of Tintin movies was created by James Curran and includes references to all Tintin books, from Pays des Soviets to L’Alph-Art. Splendid stuff !

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Dem Days Is Gone Forever

This lovely musical poster by Al Posen is only one of the WWII anti-prostitution awareness posters that How To Be A Retronaut has gathered.

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Charles Addams for Remington

A quite recognisable piece of Charles Addams art is featured in this ad for Remington typewriters.  From Vintage Ads, which has more.

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It’s not Barbie

Herbert Chavez from the Philippines wants to be Superman. For the last 16 years, he’s been having plastic surgery procedure to more closely resemble the Man of Steel. Well, at least it’s not Barbie. Oh, and it turns out there’s … Continue reading

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