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The official UK Scouts store currently has a number of items for sale featuring Belgian creator Peyo’s little blue dwarves doing all kinds of scouty things. I picked the badges, because, well, scouts love badges, but they also have key … Continue reading
During the late 1970s, when oil was still “hot”, the Smurfs were called upon by BP to promote a lot of their products. Some of the material seems to have been the result of a blind tracing experiment, some of … Continue reading
Hot on the trail of our animated Daltons toy, here is a new project from yesteryear. Why not build a Smurfs house of your own? In fact, why not print out 99 and make yourself a real Smurfs village? These … Continue reading
Flemish cartoonist Conz (pseudonym for Constantijn Van Cauwenberge) is turning into the go-to guy for the Belgian postal services when it comes to designs about prehistoric fauna and flora. After his dinosaur series from 2014, Conz recently announced on his … Continue reading
It would seem that what is currently commonly known as commercial property development in comics (i.e. creation of a comic for aÂ different reason than basically telling a story, but rather to sell stuff or prepare for a movie deal) is … Continue reading
I’ll admit I’ve been quite monomaniacal on this blog lately, but it has just come to my attention that from next week onwards, you can get two new stamps from the Swiss Post Office, featuring the world’s favorite blue gnomes. … Continue reading
Continuing on the comics-related candy theme, here’s a wonderful new box of Smurfs-shaped chocolates by Belgian chocolatier Neuhaus. Â They had been making these chocolates for a while, but now they have repackaged them in a beautiful gift tin in the … Continue reading
I’m on some kind of a diet for the moment. So I’m not at all surprised (even though I’m a bit miffed about it) that I see comics-branded sweets all over town now. But I still take pictures of them.
Any reason is good enough to present some more smurfiness, and this time it comes courtesy of an anonymous spotter and the British Daily Mail. They ran some artwork by Italian cartoonist and illustratoÂ AleXsandro Palombo, featuring all sorts of fashion … Continue reading