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40 Part 40 !! Lambiek Avontuur Strip

This is the final post in my 40th anniversary marathon. And at the same time, it is a look back at how it all began. I had heard that Chris Ware had been doing a promotional strip for Amsterdam comic … Continue reading

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40 Part 39 – Best Wishes

New Year’s cards are always a good source for nice illustrative work. These cards were commissioned respectively by Humo Magazine in 2005, and comic store Het Besloten Land in Leuven, Belgium in 2006(the best comic store on the continent, let … Continue reading

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40 Part 38 – Seth 2.0

The late nineties were a golden time for magazines, especially magazines that were combining technology and business subjects. Red Herring, Business 2.0, Fast Company, they kept on bulking on until they were as heavy as a phone directory. And then … Continue reading

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40 Part 37 – Harvey Pekar

I like Harvey Pekar‘s American Splendor stories very much, and I’ve been trying to collect the original editions for a while now. However, I think that Harvey is in his prime when he does short, non-fictional, review-like comics, like the … Continue reading

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40 Part 36 – Bernie Krigstein

Long before Penguin commissioned book covers from cartoonists, Bernie Krigstein made this beautiful cover for the Universal Library edition of Joyce Cary’s The Horse’s Mouth.

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40 Part 35 – Lego ?!

Here’s a little game for you all. The image above shows three very famous British comics writers. Can you guess them all ? Update – as numerous people have told me, this is the work of David Oakes, who has … Continue reading

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40 Part 34 – Chris Ware Narrates New Yorker

Chris Ware provided the cover for the November 27, 2006 issue of The New Yorker. Or rather, he provided no less than 4 covers, which form a comic when combined. The New Yorker gracefully made all covers available on their … Continue reading

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40 Part 33 – Craig Thompson in Nickelodeon Magazine

I blogged about Nickelodeon Magazine before, and here’s some proof of the cool goodies that you can find in this magazine. Craig Thompson we all know, of course, for his international hit Blankets, in which he already shows his masterful … Continue reading

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40 Part 32 – Marjane Satrapi at West Point

In 2005, the French cartoonist Marjane Satrapi was invited to speak to the cadets at West Point (where “Persepolis”, her account of her life in Iran later was put on the required reading list). This strip, from the New York … Continue reading

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40 Part 31 – Ka-bala

I was born in 1967. Life was simpler then, and the Kabbalah was just a board game (from Tales Of The Unexpected 104).

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