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Category Archives: Comics
Thanks to the services of some good souls that shall remain anonymous, I came across a number of issues of the early 1980s Marvel UK run of The Incredible Hulk weekly, which mainly consisted of black and white reprints of … Continue reading
In a recent installment of No Such Thing As A Fish, one of my favourite podcasts, my attention was drawn to this case, which involved an elaborate scheme to claim the inheritance of fabled swashbuckler (and onetime Plymouth mayor) Francis … Continue reading
On the occasion of the 900th anniversary of the foundation of the Premonstratensian order, the (now defunct) Parc Abbey in Leuven opened its freshly restored rooms to the general public. It proved to be a strange look into what was … Continue reading
I used to think Green Arrow was one of the sillier characters of the DC Major Arcana, with his King Of Hearts beard and his arsenal of quirky arrows. But it turns out (and thank you, arrowheads anonymous who brought … Continue reading
Somehow I think it is quite apt that McCartney found some enjoyment from reading Jimmy Olsen… (thanks, Tom!)
Even while making the uber cool polar Le Clan des Siciliens, Alain Delon kept it real when it came to his reading material. Mille sabords!
The official UK Scouts store currently has a number of items for sale featuring Belgian creator Peyo’s little blue dwarves doing all kinds of scouty things. I picked the badges, because, well, scouts love badges, but they also have key … Continue reading
The Australia Council For The Arts commissioned a report on how graphic storytelling (comics, story maps, persona journeys) work, and how cartoonists, illustrators and comickers can make a difference in getting a message across. Not only did the team (led … Continue reading
Like I said before, the shelves in my office are filled with books by people that seem to have disappeared from the face of the earth. Once the words from gods on my Olympos, their often faded spines now seem … Continue reading