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Tag Archives: Lucky Luke
Kids love fruity candy. The Dutch love licorice. So if you are confectionary maker Van Melle and have a quite popular fruity chewy product, why not branch out and make a licoricy chewy counterpart? The result, Droptella, didn’t live long … Continue reading
In case you were wondering, who reads comics? Well, I don’t know about right now, but in the 60s the young and beautiful didn’t mind getting their picture taken with their favourite bande dessinÃ©e. Case in point: Brigitte Bardot (manhandling … Continue reading
As we are still early in the New Year, and kids are probably already tired of their expensive Christmas presents, why not try a fun and creative activity straight from the seventies? Here’s a papercraft project from Spirou 1102 (1971) … Continue reading
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
Sometimes satire just presents itself. To promote the Morris and Lucky Luke exhibition at this year’s Festival of AngoulÃªme, posters had been distributed all through town with the typical signs that would mark the western towns’ limits in the comic. … Continue reading
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
In literally the final issues of the fabled Dutch comic weekly PepÂ in 1975 (which would morph into the no less fabled EppoÂ later that same year), western comic hero Lucky Luke and his dastardly enemies the Dalton nephews endorsed a particular … Continue reading
Lego never fails to present awesome ads, referencing well-known elements from popular culture. Â 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
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. Â Om de een of andere reden leeft bij Jeff Bezos … Continue reading
Â I adore comics that refer to other comics, and preferably in a very disrespectful-but-still-loving way. Â This page on why the Marsupilami rules the Franco-Belgian comic waves, was published in Spirou 3684, and was created by TÃ©bo (short for FrÃ©dÃ©ric ThÃ©bault), … Continue reading