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