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40 Part 30 – My Ex-barber

Here’s a comic by Adrian Tomine from the New Yorker, May 2nd, 2005. I remember having this conversation almost verbatim (in Dutch, naturally) with my barber back in my home town, when I was home for summer from University, back … Continue reading

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40 Part 29 – Don’t vote Cliche

These images are from a Flemish Government awareness campaign that was set up to coincide with one election or other (we have so many of them, it’s hard to keep count). The general idea is clear : don’t just vote … Continue reading

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40 Part 28 – The Cute Manifesto

This strip, from the April, 2005 Previews, will sound quite familiar to the members of the Yahoo Groups incarnation of the Comics Ephemerist. Its two final panels were our motto for a long, long time. I still think it’s quite … Continue reading

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40 Part 27 – Public Domain X-Men

In 1997 Marvel Comics was bankrupt, which prompted Highwater Books to release a benefit issue of their antology Goober Skeber, with alternative and small press cartoonists doing strips featuring Marvel heroes. A sort of Bizarro Comics avant la lettre. Even … Continue reading

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40 Part 26 – Nutcracker

I don’t know if this CD cover illustration by Patrick McDonnell ever was actually used, but I sure hope so. On the other hand, for classical CD covers by cartoonists, check out the Classical Bytes collection by Deutsche Grammophon, which … Continue reading

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40 Part 25 – Real science

Here’s Chester Gould‘s Dick Tracy explaining the fineries of forensic science on the cover of Applied Optics (1969 – again, thanks, you-know-who)

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40 Part 24 – Chester Brown on Comics

Chester Brown drew this strip for the New York Times, which ran it in its magazine on July 8, 2004. The first half of the strip appeared on the cover, and the strip continued inside. Or rather, it didn’t, because … Continue reading

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40 Part 23 – The New France

When Time Magazine devoted an article in 1991 to something called “The New France”, who else to put on the cover than Asterix The Gaul ? After all, the rest of the cover seemed to refer only to Paris. As … Continue reading

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40 Part 22 – The CBLDF Cruise

Jeff Smith created this beautiful cartoon to promote the Making Waves Cruise, which was organised around 2000 to support the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. It features all the major “alternative” comic heroes at that time : Marv (from Frank … Continue reading

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40 Part 21 – Let It Beast

Let It Beast was the second album by The Beastles, a mashup project by DJ BC, mixing the Beastie Boys with the Beatles. The results, which have since gone underground, ranged from the zany to the genius, with tracks like … Continue reading

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