Category Archives: Illustration

The Brusseler, peike!

With The Brusseler (probably prononounced more like The Brusselair, I guess), the Brussels Maison de L’Image wants to pay tribute to the iconic covers of the equally iconic magazine, The New Yorker, by bringing together Belgian and international artists and illustrators … Continue reading

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A winter like no other

It takes a special kind of cartoonist to combine record levels of snow with a general advice to keep wearing masks to battle the spread of Covid-19 and the hint of hope that vaccination may provide, presented with a bright, … Continue reading

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Benoit in the New Yorker

I’m not much of a patriot, I’m afraid. My guess is that I’ll give a half-baked whoop when one of my fellow countrymen and -women excels like somebody from Chicago would when somebody else from the windy city makes it … Continue reading

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Tomine on Rememberance Day

February 19 is the day that the Japanese community in the United States remembers the forced removal and incarceration of over 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry in the United States during World War. On that occasion, Adrian Tomine and the … Continue reading

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The Impeachable Trump

R. Sikoryak, probably best known for his Masterpiece Comics and Terms and Conditions feats, combined some of Donald Trump’s most outrageous quotes with classic comic covers in his 2017 book, The Unquotable Trump. For the past few months, he has … Continue reading

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Love in times of social distancing

Today is St.-Valentine’s Da; even for totally non-practising christians, that means the day we celebrate love and our loved ones. In the run-up to that, hopefully not too commercialised, lovefest, the Washington Post ran Love At Six Feet, a piece … Continue reading

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Jaffee lampoons DC makeover obsession

In the 1990s DC deemed their heroes’ costumes were up for a makeover. Superman got an all-blue body (or an all-red one, depending on which split. In the movies Batman’s suit got all black, and later all nipply and some … Continue reading

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Owling with Jillian Tamaki

Owling is just that: go out and look for owls. They’re very hard to spot, even though you’ll hear them often enough, especially in wooded areas. We recently moved to a place that’s basically surrounded by moderate-sized clumps of trees, … Continue reading

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From one Godfather to the next

The year is 2010 and for the celebrated Flemish media magazine Humo, Ever Meulen delights us with this very own take on The Godfather, parts 1 and 2 (and three quarters). Twelve years on this little drawing is still a … Continue reading

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Shaner, Gaiman, Schulz

It’s Sunday, it’s cold outside and I’m huddled up with books. Can’t really think of anything better to post today than this old Evan “Doc” Shaner piece from before he was a hot shot artist. It’s got the Morpheus and … Continue reading

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