Category Archives: Animation

Pogo in the pit!

I registered my appointment for my Covid vaccination today, and to celebrate, here’s a happy song with some friends from the funnybooks. And a real Pogo doing the pogo! (thanks to Sean; Title courtesy the one and only Marc W.)

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An endeavour of gargantuan proportions, on a set of small cards

So you have comic books, a storytelling medium that, through a series of well-established techniques, tries to simulate temporal and spatial, and (if at all possible) narrative, progression on a piece of paper, quite often involving adult men beating each … Continue reading

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Dickie moves!

Boerke (or Dickie, as he is known around the world, see also earlier), Flemish cartoonist Pieter De Poortere’s hapless hero celebrates his twentieth birthday!  To celebrate that glorious occasion, a new collection of strips was recently published full to the … Continue reading

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Kao Kuk Is Dead

Ever since It’s A Good Life If You Don’t Weaken, it is common knowledge that Seth loves to create alternative histories. Here is the story of Canadian astronaut Kao Kuk on his ever deeper going adventures, in glorious animation. (note … Continue reading

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Eltingville Animated

In 2001 people in the know thought it would be a good idea to do an animated version of Evan Dorkin’s quintesentially nineties dorkdom comic, The Eltingville Club (I’m using the shortened name from the collected edition). Even though the … Continue reading

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Jeff Buckley’s infinite canvas

For official video to the Dylan cover Just Like A Woman, from the recent, posthumous Jeff Buckley compilation LP, You And I, production houses Blind and Interlude collaborated to create a genuine interactive streaming comic book. While the music is playing, you can click on … Continue reading

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Popeye Perfume

Did fashion icon Jean Paul Gaultier just bring danger to one of the longest-lasting love interests in comics? For the latest edition of his Le Male perfume line, Gaultier took inspiration from Popeye, which was not that big of a leap, as … Continue reading

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Christmas at the airport

Not only has Nick Lowe created one of the very few new Christmas songs that are not pure novelty and irony (and still manage a satisfactory amount of tongue-in-cheek), the official video to Christmas At The Airport was created by … Continue reading

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Homer Simpson on the Graveyard of Comics Past

It’s the first week of October, and for fans of the Simpsons Tapped Out game, that means that the yearly special Halloween edition has launched. This year the edition’s splash screen shows Homer running away from the user’s tapping finger, … Continue reading

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The Justice League is On Target

According to this ad for Target, you can trust the Justice League to get you everything you need for an emergency birthday party, just don’t expect them to pay. That’s your job!

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