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Monthly Archives: April 2012
I hadn’t heard about these quintessential British shoes until Frank Skinner mentioned them on his show last week, and then I found this lovely ad for them from Â 1967 (more here). Â Love it when things are tied together.
The April 23 issue of the New Yorker magazine contains a profile of cartoonist Alison Bechdel, illustrated by herself. Â Amongst wich, the above sketch of her studio, frenetic action included. (artwork Â© Alison Bechdel)
The lovely Jeffrey Brown has a new book out from Chronicle, a picture book about Darth Vader’s attempts at being a good dad. Â It’s a sweet book, thoroughly clashing with the Star Wars canon, but all the more recognizable for … Continue reading
Latinstock, a stock photo company, wanted to visualise their broad range of subjects, and so DDB Brazil created these ads, translating familiar stories in sequences of Latinstock stock photos. Â They tell a story in pictures — if that’s not comics, … Continue reading
Remember the cartoon that announced the Barcelona – LeverkusenÂ Champions League duel a while back ? Â Well, Â the Germans have responded — in comics format. Â These ads were done by M&C Saatchiof Berlin, with artwork byÂ Sascha Westphal. (via I Believe In … Continue reading
Every week Marc Weidenbaum of the excellent DisquietÂ music website throws a sonic challenge to his audience under the monicker Disquiet Junto. Â Musicians are asked to come up with an original composition based on a number of fixed constraints. Marc is … Continue reading
Brecht Evens is not only the internationally acclaimed wonderboy of contemporary comics, he’s also a regular contributor to the Flemish daily De Morgen. Â Here are a few examples of his recent illustrations, with his typical loose-lined watercolor style. (illustration Â© … Continue reading
Monday next de Melkweg in Amsterdam is organizing the fourth edition of Indomania, an arts and music festival, focusing on the Indonesian heritage in contemporary Dutch culture. Â Cartoonist and illustratorÂ Peter Van Dongen did a poster. Â Neat !
In this weekend’s New York Times, Grant Snyder (Incidental Comics) has a solution for the downsides of electronic reader devices. Â Why complicate things ? (via Mike)