Category Archives: Comics

Dan Clowes loves Apple

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

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Michael Cho covers return to Marvel

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

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Real Bommel sneakers

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

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Cleveland comics!

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

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Many Panels : Concrete

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

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Build your own Smurfs home

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

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Moving Concrete

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

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Let me read you from the comics!

I have wonderful friends who share the most amazing things. This ad from the Ft. Lauderdale Sunday News announces a Sunday radio show where “Uncle Bill Smith” reads the comics over the radio for kids who either don’t have the … Continue reading

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Disney strips play money

I always enjoy discovering newspaper strips and comics that try and add a little extra to just that story on the page. in the 1930s the syndicated Walt Disney strip, Silly Symphonies,  used to include extra panels with toy dollar … Continue reading

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Many panels – On se paie ma tête!

Ever since Hergé started Totor, the precursor to Tintin, scouting has been a continuing theme in Belgian comics. The amount of comics that actually feature boy scouts may be limited, but the general philosophy of doing the right thing, putting … Continue reading

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