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Monthly Archives: April 2013
Winter weather in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius can be harsh (as for the rest of the country, I gather). Outdoor advertisers JC Decaux and agency New! wanted to give their public a little ray of hope and presented them … Continue reading
This beautiful and very atmospheric illustration by Adrian Tomine appeared Â in the April 15, 2013 issue ofÂ The New Yorker. It accompanied aÂ review of the new Terrence Malick film,Â To the Wonder.
Diversified holding company Loews wanted to be heard in the current investment news market as a sound opportunity for long-term returns. Â They chose the form of a comic featuring Lotta Value, a corporate version of Lana Croft, flying, paragliding and … Continue reading
Coinciding with Superman’s 75th birthday last week, David Lasky posted this recent comic on his Facebook feed. I love how he weaves the history of the comic with the mythos into one big lament of its creators’ fate. (comic Â© … Continue reading
Luke Pearson seems to have grown beyond his fame as contributor to various Nobrow publications (not in the least his own Everything We Miss and Hildafolk comics). Â Next week’s New YorkerÂ magazine features a cover by his hand, which shows a … Continue reading
According to the new interactive comic book, Steer The Story,Â that Audi Of America and Marvel launched, Tony Stark currently drives an slick rag top Audi R8. Â Who knew? Incidentally, this campaign is a nice mix of a crowdsourced affair and … Continue reading
Nice use of speech bubbles in these Chinese ads for Mentos. Â I particularly like how the bubble shape was integrated in the overall picture, but also how this perfectly illustrates how it’s not just what’s inside the bubble that counts, … Continue reading
Even though they are the “finest and oldest ComicsÂ SpecialityÂ Store in Western Canada”, the good people at the Vancouver Comics Store figured that being even more first in mind never hurts. Â And what better way to do this than by introducing … Continue reading
Over in the Guardian newspaper, Posy Simmonds created a Margaret Thatcher fairy tale that is not only very funny and (to put it mildly) only slightly skewed; it also manages to invoke a type of satire that seems to be … Continue reading