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Category Archives: Illustration
Compared to some of his previous ones, the latest New Yorker cover by regular contributor R. Kikuo Johnson may more subtle and subdued, but it also proves to be more poignant than ever. By simply isolating an Asian woman and … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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