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Category Archives: Cards
Comex Paints claims they can match any color. Even iconic ones (and even more after the click).
Woohoo ! Best of both worlds…
This final batch was published to promote the DC firepower cards, and a set of cards featuring depictions of Marvel Superheroes by the Hildebrandt brothers, grandly called “Marvel Masterpieces”.
These promotional card sheets were for sets that Marvel published themselves in 1994, about the Marvel universe in general, and Spider-Man in particular. I particularly like the way the cards on the second sheet match like a jig-saw puzzle.
In the mid-1990, when trading cards were a vital part of the comics retail business, promotional sheets for new card sets were quite common in magalogs like Previews. These sheets were typically printed on the same cardstock as the actual … Continue reading
It’s 1993, and the comics glut is at full swing. Rulers of the domain are Image, who bury the market under ultra-rare collector’s issues with alternative embossed chromium foil green logo hologram covers, grim heroes and zero content, and Wizard … Continue reading
As is the case every other year, last weekend the quiet Flemish town of Turnhout was completely conquered by hordes of die-hard comics fans (well, more like a steady dribble, but there you have it) for the Strip Turnhout Festival. … Continue reading
What a great idea – Loaded Blanks is offering a range of postcards featuring short comics with blank dialogue balloons. That way, you are able to tweak the story to your liking or to the message you want to get … Continue reading
(Reading will kill you) Reading is dangerous ! Dutch cartoonist and designer Joost Swarte wants to warn all of you of the dangers of books and reading in general. For that purpose, he has produced a handy set of post … Continue reading
Cartoonist Kim Duchateau illustrated this complementary phone card for Flemish weekly P Magazine. The girl in the picture is Kim’s kinky heroine Esther Verkest