Tuesday, 29 December 2009

Thursday, 24 December 2009

Wednesday, 23 December 2009

Tuesday, 22 December 2009

Thursday, 17 December 2009

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

Saturday, 12 December 2009

The Outer Limits trading cards

From the Secret Stash blog. You can download the whole set (front and back)!

Friday, 11 December 2009

Wednesday, 9 December 2009

Tuesday, 8 December 2009

Uncle Funny Bunny and Chumpy

Cartoon Brew thinks this may be the worst comic strip ever created :

"Admittedly it’s aimed at children, and produced in the more innocent era of the early 50s. But the consistently corny gags, the awful stiff artwork… surely this takes the prize. Unless one considers the Weekly Reader’s back up strip: Loki, Your Fuzzy Forest Friend."

I kind of like it myself. I'd say there are thousands of worse comics than this out there! There are more samples here.

Saturday, 5 December 2009

Ethel Sparrowhawk

An early Christmas present from Steve Tillotson... you can download a pdf of the out-of-print Ethel Sparrowhawk issue 1 right here right now for free. It's one of the best comics to come out of the British indie comics scene and well worth a read.
And when you've read that, there's a brand new issue available :

I've been too cheap and lazy to acquire it, but judging by these pages, it'll be great.

Thursday, 3 December 2009

Wednesday, 2 December 2009

Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Comic Book Legends Revealed

Did Frederic Wertham actually support the Comics Code?

Did EC and other comic companies stop making horror comics before the Comics Code banned them?

Was there an earlier Comics Code that helped lead to the creation of Wonder Woman?

Find out in the latest edition of Brian Cronin's Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Saturday, 28 November 2009

Lorenzo Mattotti & Lou Reed

Lorenzo Mattotti & Lou Reed

From FLOG! :
"ActuaBD interviews Lorenzo Mattotti (translated) about his new art book collaboration with Lou Reed, Le Corbeau (The Raven), among other topics. Above, Mattotti & Reed sign the book at Galerie Martel in Paris, where the original art is on display until January. Holy smokes! (Via The Comics Reporter)".

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

How To Kill Ideas by Scoot C

Found by pressing blogspot's "Next Blog" button! It was on Felix Ip's blog.

Tuesday, 24 November 2009

Monday, 23 November 2009

Mawil and Trondheim in Glasgow this Wednesday

From Forbidden Planet's blog : "This week in Glasgow there’s a rare chance to see and hear two highly acclaimed comics creators from the European scene, with Mawil and Lewis Trondheim appearing in the city’s Goethe Institut (in conjunction with the Alliance Français) on Wednesday 25th November at 7pm. The evening will be chaired by cartoonist, publisher and lecturer Marc Baines; from the description: “Both will give short presentations highlighting the influence of ‘ordinary’ life, daily routine and everyday concerns which characterise their work. How do they manage to illustrate everyday life stories on transforming the ‘mundane’ into exciting and interesting drawings that draw their reader into their books, and how important is the text?“ There will be a display of both creator’s artwork and some of Mawil’s books will be available to purchase (Mawil, of course, has had two collections translated into English and published by Blank Slate, We Can Still Be Friends and Sparky O’Hare)."
There's also a workshop. Cool!

Friday, 20 November 2009

Thursday, 19 November 2009

Wednesday, 18 November 2009

Tuesday, 17 November 2009

The Lighthouse Keeper

By Gaëlle Thierry, Jérémie Moreau, Rony Hotin, Baptiste Rogron, Maïlys Vallade, and David François.

(Via Drawn!).

The Comics Journal #300 : Online! (and Free!!)

UPDATED again :
  • The issue will again be made available online in late December, after retailers have been given time to sell the print edition.
  • All future editions of The Comics Journal will be freely available online, in their entirety.
(From Journalista ).

UPDATE .... Fantagraphics immediately withdrew the concept of a free online Comics Journal. Oh well!


This is pretty amazing :

Now free and online for your reading pleasure: The Comics Journal #300. Click here and dig in!

Saturday, 14 November 2009

Friday, 13 November 2009


Richard McGuire’s ‘Here’. Adapted and directed by Timothy Masick.

Apparently this film has been doing the rounds, but I just found it on the Comics Bureau.

Read McGuire’s strip Here.

Thursday, 12 November 2009