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Author Archives: Wim Lockefeer
It’s Sunday, it’s cold outside and I’m huddled up with books. Can’t really think of anything better to post today than this old Evan “Doc” Shaner piece from before he was a hot shot artist. It’s got the Morpheus and … Continue reading
Before they went into smartphones and tablets and whatnot and became a global media company, Apple liked to cater for what may be called the creative industry. And so they created ads with representatives from said creative industry to promote … Continue reading
The tagline for this New York Times January 17, 2021 supplement may be “We’re thinking outside the box”, Giacomo Gambineri‘s intricate full page illustration comic seems to be predominantly screaming “We’re not going out”, expressing the melancholic frustration of being … Continue reading
I’m a big fan of designer and cartoonist Michael Cho, almost enough to make me want to go and buy the numerous special editions he does for various publishers. Take, for example, these Marvel Comics issues announced for March, 2021, … Continue reading
They have nothing in common but their name: the colourful and flashy shoes made by Dutch designer Floris Van Bommel, and cartoonist Marten Toonder most celebrated creation, honored gentleman Olivier B. Bommel (or Bumble, as he is known in English). … Continue reading
The 2021 edition of Cleveland Scene‘s annual comics issue is currently available in Issuu format on their website. The magazine was curated by Vagabond Comics‘s Sequoia Bostick and Amalia Degirolamo, who also provided the cover. Comics on the theme “What … Continue reading
Earlier this week I wrote about an attempt to translate Paul Chadwick’s comic Concrete to film. That reminded me that early on in the early Concrete run, Chadwick created what is probably one of the ultimate Pages Of Many Panels. … Continue reading
Hot on the trail of our animated Daltons toy, here is a new project from yesteryear. Why not build a Smurfs house of your own? In fact, why not print out 99 and make yourself a real Smurfs village? These … Continue reading
I’ve always been a fan of Paul Chadwick‘s Concrete. It was one of the first American comics I picked up after I got tired of what I thought of as the grind of European bandes dessinées, but also was a … Continue reading