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It would seem that the speech bubble has totally fallen from grace in adland. I had to go all the way back to July, 2020 on Ads of the World to find one, and it’s a problematic one at that. … Continue reading
If you say all at once, your message is hard to digest, but if you say it in little burps, it’s easier to stomach. That, or something like it, seems to be the message in these ads for yet another … Continue reading
This speech bubble whiteboard was created by Chris Burke. Read more at Lifehacker, or check out Chris’ Flickr collection.
Nice use of speech bubbles in these Chinese ads for Mentos. 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
When looking for a good word for the grapheme that denotes speech in comics (i.e. a good alternative for my native Dutch “tekstballon”), I decided on word balloon. But I’m still not sure whether speech bubble isn’t a better one. … Continue reading
It’s been a while since I last posted something that made clever use of that most exemplary of comics-related glyphs, the speech bubble. Flemish topical cartoonist Lectrr made this cartoon to accompany an opinion piece on the limitations on freedom … Continue reading
Batman: Damned is a three part miniseries by Lee Bermejo and Brian Azzarello, published in 2018-2019 as part of DC’s Black Label line, aimed at the discerning reader. It’s basically a bloated mess of pseudo-psychological blathering mixed with every esoteric … Continue reading
When the above Tom Tomorrow cartoon popped in my inbox this morning, courtesy of The Nib, I couldn’t help being triggered to reach for my favourite Tintin book and rejoin this great little satirical scene. Of course, after trying to … Continue reading
Ever wonder why you fridge makes that noise? Do you need to quickly find out where the rattle or the bleep is coming from? Apparently Electrolux has had that problem in the past, and decided to do something about it. … Continue reading