Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mattotti is summery and sweet

For the cover to this week’s New Yorker magazine, Lorenzo Mattotti found inspiration in his holiday in Argentina.  He saw his children play table tennis in front of an open window, and, as they say, all he needed to do … Continue reading

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Mutts pummels Marvel

It is quite uncertain how their pummeling of the Hulk with acorns will end up for Patrick McDonnell’s Bip and Bop, but it is a very fitting end of a whole week of strips guest starring Marvel characters ranging from … Continue reading

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The new king and his tax return

Tomorrow is July 21st, which is the day my country celebrates its National Holiday. This year the occasion is supposed to be a bit more important than usual, as our king has abdicated earlier this month, and now his son … Continue reading

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Is it comics or Lichtenstein?

With these explosive visuals, Volkswagen wants to convey the message that their emergency brake systems work just in time to avoid collisions. I like these graphics, but somehow I can’t get my head around whether they’re somehow referring to classic … Continue reading

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This American Enthoven

To celebrate their 500th show, This American Life commissioned an illustration from Dutch illustrator and graphic novel creator Tim Enthoven. It’s quite a stunning pieces, showing radio story subjects climbing “brain mountain”. Enthoven previously also did illustration work for the … Continue reading

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Lego + Batman + sketch = Beware!

Veteran Lego builder Chris McVeigh (well-known for his magnificent Commodore 64 and Classic Mac models) has started combining the best of many worlds by doing some comic sketch cards in Lego. In addition to the Batman above, he’s also done … Continue reading

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Time goes by in comics

The new Volkswagens are equipped with a feature called Front Assist, which is supposed to give you more time to act in an emergency situation. I would seem people could use something similar in their daily goings-on as well. These … Continue reading

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School can’t teach you everything

Together with copywriter Kenneth van Reenen, Patrick Latimer created these quite funny  ads for the National Geographic Kids Magazine in South Africa. Latimer is an illustrator and fine artist who previously was one of the creators of The Western Nostril, … Continue reading

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New Clear Line from Peter Willems

Flemish illustrator Peter Willems sent us two new illustrations he created recently.  Peter is a genius at combining clear line artwork with perspectives and layouts that come straight out of technical illustration. The first picture shows the history of seminal … Continue reading

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