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Monthly Archives: May 2012
An older poster for the now legendary Velvet Hammer burlesque show, by Dan Clowes. Â I’d heard of the poster, but I’d never seen it before untilÂ RenÃ© Claude posted it on Pour 15 Minutes d’Amour. That’s two Dan Clowes posts in … Continue reading
Mike Rhode found some nice matchbooks with cartoony illustrations at a local collector’s meeting. I especially liked the PoulbotÂ one above.
The June 4-11 double issue of the New Yorker Magazine is a scorcher. Â The self-styled “Science fiction issue” features prose by Ursula K. Leguin, Jonathan Lethem, William Gibson, Margaret Atwood and more, and, to top it off, it sports a … Continue reading
Neil “Hashtag Funnies” Cameron has been doing his Art Monkey Comics workfunshop (with professor Panels) for a while now in the brilliant British weekly, The Phoenix. Â I’d seen a few of his worksheets, and I was most surprised to see … Continue reading
As we speak there’s a great conference on comics going on in Chicago. If you’re there — good for you! Â For the rest of us, there’s the wonderful poster that Chris Ware made…
Tank Girl and Gorillaz creator Jamie Hewlett provides the design for a new limited edition Absolut Vodka bottle, code-named “Spirit of London“. Â There’s more, and info on how to win glasses, prints and bottles, on Bleeding Cool.
Back in 1937, Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone were over the moon with Jell-o, as can be seen from this little strip from their Jell-o Recipe Book of that year. Â The recipes that are mentioned in the comic, are available … Continue reading
Brecht Evens had an illustration in today’s New York Times, accompanying an article by Gisselle Perez.