Tag Archives: Lucky Luke

Comics quoting from the future

It’s most probably my personal idiosyncratic frame of reference, but off late I’ve noticed at least two classic Franco-belgian comics featuring characters that are blatant references to real people, except that those people were still children at best at the … Continue reading

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Irony always wins, even in Angouleme

Sometimes satire just presents itself. To promote the Morris and Lucky Luke exhibition at this year’s Festival of Angoulême, posters had been distributed all through town with the typical signs that would mark the western towns’ limits in the comic. … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s also affects heroes

It’s been quite a while since I saw a bonafide ad campaign featuring classic comic heroes, but this one really fits the bill. The Association France Alzheimer wanted to alert people to be aware of the early symptoms of the … Continue reading

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Cowboys like licorice

In literally the final issues of the fabled Dutch comic weekly Pep in 1975 (which would morph into the no less fabled Eppo later that same year), western comic hero Lucky Luke and his dastardly enemies the Dalton nephews endorsed a particular … Continue reading

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Lego heroes

Lego never fails to present awesome ads, referencing well-known elements from popular culture.  The iconic nature of the BD characters used here is that great that it’s probably not even necessary to tell who they are (but you can cheat … Continue reading

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Stripgids 14 – iStrips, iemand ?

Eind februari van dit jaar lanceerde internetboekhandel Amazon zijn Kindle 2, een verbeterde versie van zijn ebook, met meer geheugen, een scherper beeld, en toegang tot online winkel voor ebooks.  Om de een of andere reden leeft bij Jeff Bezos … Continue reading

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Why Marsupilami Rules

 I adore comics that refer to other comics, and preferably in a very disrespectful-but-still-loving way.  This page on why the Marsupilami rules the Franco-Belgian comic waves, was published in Spirou 3684, and was created by Tébo (short for Frédéric Thébault), … Continue reading

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