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Eva Vazquez

October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

While scrolling through Instagram I recently stumbled across an illustration in the Spanish newspaper, El País. I was struck by how it was able to convey an intricate subject with clear lines and almost naive...

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Alex’s audio round up

October 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of the month once more for the man with the wandering microphone, Alex Fitch, to fill us in on the details of his new show. As ever, for more details, and to...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #131

September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

And once more it’s that time of week for our quick-hit round up of news and links spotted over the last few days: Malta Comic-Con, which in just a few years has risen quickly to...

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After his delightful run of Super-Sam strips here on the blog a good number of years ago, Darryl Cunningham crafted one of the first books out of the then-new Blank Slate Books stable, the extremely...

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Combat digital with paper dispensers

September 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Never mind the benefits of digital distribution for comics, try to do this on your iPad. At the Brussels Comics Festival recently, Olivier Van Vaerenbergh (previously of El Rios and Spirou), Dimitri Piot and Philippe Cryptonique...

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Learn how to read with Donald Duck

September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

A school in Rotterdam has decided to give their younger pupils a free subscription to the Dutch weekly Donald Duck to help them with their reading and with expanding their vocabulary. The idea for this...

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In memoriam Bert Bus

September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The history of comics is made by a few great cartoonist, but also (and maybe even more so) by countless realtively unknown artists, plodding away in the shadows, making the artform into what it is....

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Fate of the Rotterdam Strip Museum Sealed

September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

After Strips, the comics museum in Rotterdam, filed for bankruptcy in June (as we reported earlier), there was still hope for a possible restart. That hope, in the mean time, has proven to be wishful...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #130

September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yep, it’s that time of week again when we post up some news and links we spotted over the last few days: Lovely portrait of the late, great Harry Dean Stanon by the excellent Bill...

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Historical Tintin album at auction

September 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dutch online auction house Catawiki is currently offering a Tintin album that may very well be one of the rarest ever, at least from a historical perspective. Record-breaking Tintin auctions are nothing special anymore these...

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