Category Archives: Art

Tintin by Panter

Look, it’s Tintin (and Snowy) as recreated by American artist and cartoonist Gary Panter.  From his recent show in the Galerie Martel in Paris.  Check out the online catalogue for lots more interesting stuff, including original Smoke Wagon strips and … Continue reading

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Real Peanuts

Phil Jones (of Birds Of Pray fame) created a quite splendid t-shirt of the Peanuts gang, as represented by, well, peanuts. Buy it at Threadless.

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Tintin as a young man

This Tintin portrait, based on what must be the only the only clear image of what the young reporter will look like in the new Jackson/Spielberg movie, was created by 19-year old Deviant artist bittercarrot.  I truly like it, especially … Continue reading

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Comic installation

In a case of extreme doodling, or maybe it’s art, Julia Roth spreads her comic art all over the walls, furniture and office equipment. (via Gallery Comics, one of the least regular blogs I read, but nonetheless one of the … Continue reading

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Writers in Wax

In 1927 the young Mexican cartoonist Luis Hidalgo, who previously had been contributing caricatures to Vanity Fair magazine, created a series of wax figurines portraying the creme de la crème of the literary world at that time.  The statuettes, including … Continue reading

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Live cartooning

Over on the Drawing Words And Writing Pictures site, Matt Madden reports on a quite interesting Oubapo-like activity.  He instructed his students to draw a four-panel comic based on a series of poses by live models on a stage.  Poses, … Continue reading

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Superheroes at home

Gregg Segal is a photographer best known for his elaborately  choreographed celebrity portraits and his quite strange thematical series.  One of those, Super-heroes At Home features scenes from the daily life of well-known comic icons, such as Superman, Batman or … Continue reading

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Smurfy killer, qu’est-ce que c’est ?

This rather splendid psychosmurf was created by French designer and illustrator Odö (a.k.a. Nicolas Le Borgne).  Excellent, as is his other work !

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Tiny Spider-Man

This Spider-man street art piece is excellent.  Tiny, but (or therefore) excellent. (From Reddit)

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Spanish cartoonists organise charity auction

Friend of the Blog Felipe Hernández Navarro and a host of other Spanish cartoonists and illustrators are organising a charity auction to support the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, with original sketches, comic pages and prints. All … Continue reading

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