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Monthly Archives: July 2012
Christian Cardona just beat Hollywood’s development hell and made a film version ofÂ Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s heavy-duty comic book Y: The Last Man. Â It’s very (and I mean, very) impressive, and manages to translate the quite far-fetched premise … Continue reading
Sooner or later all good ideas get “picked up” by an ad agency. Â Here we see Scott McCloud’s seminal Carl series repurposed for antibacterial contactÂ lensÂ fluid, by Y&R of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Â And not half bad, either. (via I Believe in … Continue reading
Tom Gauld illustated an article on William Faulkner and race in the New York Times on July 1st. Â Leave it to him to accurately summarize a man’s work in three narrow strips of artwork.
Jacques Loustal crossed my paths two times this week. Â He did the poster for this year’s edition of the Semana Negra cultural festival inÂ GijÃ³n, Spain and for the second year in a row, he created the cover for the beginning-of-summer … Continue reading
In 1975, Mad cartoonist Jack Davis did the artwork for the Marx Toys catalogue, and thanks to the simply splendidÂ How To Be A Retronaut, it’s been saved from oblivion. Oh, and those toys! Where can I get those wonderful toys!
Vintage AdsÂ has been running quite a few neat comics ads lately. Â These two, for Wildroot hair oil and Camel cigarettes respectively, really caught my eye.