Monthly Archives: October 2012

Peugeot wants you to dive dans son comic strip. Pow!

In order to profile the innovative features of their new Hybrid 4, Peugeot commissioned an online “graphic novel” (that’s what they call it, I’d rather say “comic short”) from interactive agency BETC Digital, developer Sylvian Tran and Marvel illustrator Gérald Parel.  It’s a rather … Continue reading

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Comics become art!

On October 14th, a statue commemorating alternative comics godfather Harvey Pekar was unveiled at the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Library in Cleveland, Ohio, an institution that was more than instrumental in his work.  The statue shows Pekar in a typical, shrugging stance, … Continue reading

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Little Nemo Googles

Today Google celebrated the 107th anniversary of Windsor McCay’s seminal comic strip Little Nemo In Slumberland with quite a delightful doodle.  The artwork for this gem was created by Jennifer Hom, who earlier also did the quite remarkable 2012 Saint … Continue reading

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Oak Park Posters

The Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest commissioned a set of art posters by cartoonist Chris Ware.  He created two posters depicting key moments in the Society’s own history, to a backdrop of traditional prairie-style buildings.  If you … Continue reading

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