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Hopper reduces to the max

December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Spanish cartoonist and illustrator Felipe H. Navarro has started a new webcomic in English. Hopper is the story of a painter called Edward Hopper (not that one) who likes travelling by trains and tells of his travels. Navarro calls...

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Stripburger hits 25, and thus still sucks

December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Slovenian comics magazine Stripburger, one of the longest running venues for underground and alternative comics, has been running for twenty five years and, by their own accord, has miserably failed to die young. What’s more,...

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Even though it’s not yet completed, Thomas Pletzinger and Tim Dinter’s comic, Blåvand, has been awarded the Berthold Leibinger Comic Book Prize 2017, with a value of 15,000 Euros – the most important comic award in the...

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On Monday, November 27th, the death was announced of Dutch cartoonist and designer Bob van den Born. He was ninety years old, and will probably be best remembered for his creation, Professor Pi, a silent...

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Marini presents dark fanboy candy

November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

A couple of months ago the internet in France was all a-flutter when it was announced that Italian cartoonist Enrico Marini was working on a bona fide Batman story. It was the first time that...

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Comics to wear (if you have the dough)

November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

If high end fashion label Prada has any say in it, next year we’ll all be wearing clothes with comic-themed prints. As the French newspaper L’Express reported, Prada’s Spring-Summer 2018 show in Milan featured lots of...

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Beaux livres for Christmas

November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you, like me, have a deep love for classic Eurocomics and for beautiful books, the months before Christmas often seem designed to burn a deep hole in your pocket, not to mention straining the...

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Swarte’s New Yorker work collected

November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ever since he published his first work in the New Yorker magazine in 1994 (three illustrations for a Jack Winter story), Dutch clear line maestro Joost Swarte has been a regular contributor to that magazine, with...

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Luther animated

November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Five hundred years almost to the day after he published his theses by nailing them to the church door in Wittenberg, church reformer Martin Luther finally is the hero of his own animated short. Directed by Magnus...

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Pronatopia will move you

November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dutch designer and cartoonist Andre Bergs is a generous man. He’s giving away his new comic, Pronatopia, for free. Pronatopia is a digital comic, that takes advantage of the various features of a mobile device like a...

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