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Monthly Archives: March 2012
Kreml covers the spectrum. (via Vintage Ads)
London luxury bakery Cakehole is quite savvy : they’re on Twitter, they have a Pinterest page (even though there’s not much on there) and they know their cartoonists. Â They asked dessinatrice extraordinaire Ellen Lindner to provide them with illustrations to … Continue reading
Dan Clowes OK Soda shoelaces. Â Even in the 90s, it doesn’t get much more ephemere than that. (via Blog Flume)
Here’s a recent Mutts strip, paying hommage to Jules Feiffer‘s inimitable (and insufferable) eplainers. (click the image for a larger version – Mutts 2012Â Â© Patrick McDonnell)
Lego never fails to present awesome ads, referencing well-known elements from popular culture. Â The iconic nature of the BD characters used here is that great that it’s probably not even necessary to tell who they are (but you can cheat … Continue reading
In the above screenshot (click for a larger version), compare the text in the left screen (taken from a blogpost about Flemish illustrator Ray Gilles that I wrote in 2008) and the one in the right screen (taken from this … Continue reading
I like this ad, because it uses speech balloons in quite a few different levels. Â And for more autobiographical reasons. (Illustration by Gustavo Victorino — from Ads of the World, which has more)
A few months ago, we gazed in awe at Mark Anderson’s rendering of Darwyn Cooke’s Catwoman, using only Lego bricks. Â Over on his site, Mark has been at it again, only this time his subject is everybody’s favorite neurotic kid, … Continue reading
Yesterday’s Champions League duel between FC Barcelona and Bayern Leverkusen was promoted by BarÃ§a Toons with this short clip. Â Which is not only nicely done, it also contains Tintin !