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Best of the Year – Mark Chadbourn’s faves

December 5, 2007 | 1 Comments

Yes, folks, it is that time of year, as we roll into the final month with long, dark nights (unless you are in the southern hemisphere of course) and the final pages of the year’s...

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Events snowball in Super-Sam…

December 4, 2007 | 0 Comments

(click the pic to visit full-size version and the archive of Darryl’s other strips. Art ©2007 Darryl Cunningham; if you want permission to reproduce any part of it you should ask him) How many of...

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On May 31st and June 1st, 2008, Copenhagen will celebrate another weekend of the Copenhagen International Comics Festival “New Style”, under the banner of Komiks.dk. According to its website, the purpose of this festival is...

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At a press conference in Turnhout, Belgium, the final programme for the Turnhout Strip Festival was announced last week. This year’s edition, which will be held on December 14th to 16th, will be the thirtieth...

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“No comment” – Super-Sam meets the media

November 27, 2007 | 5 Comments

(click the pic to visit full-size version and the archive of Darryl’s other strips. Art ©2007 Darryl Cunningham; if you want permission to reproduce any part of it you should ask him) How many interviewees...

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Tintin auction exceeds expectations

November 21, 2007 | 0 Comments

Last week an auction of comic memorabilia resulted in prices surpassing all expectations. The action focused on items related to Hergé and Tintin, with an original full page illustration from La Crabe Aux Pinces D’or...

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Super-breafkast for Super-Sam?

November 20, 2007 | 4 Comments

The ability to leap tall buildings in single bounds (with or without a run-up first) doesn’t guarantee you’re quite so good in the kitchen… ((click the pic for the full-size version and the archive of...

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XIII to end? Who will tell…?

November 19, 2007 | 5 Comments

Last week saw one of the most successful comics series in Western Europe come to an end. After a run of more than 20 years, and with sales per book up from 12, 000 up...

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This fall Tibet – in daily life Gilbert Gascard – celebrates his 76th birthday. You and I probably wouldn’t leave our hammock anymore at that age, but not Tibet. Last year he surprised everybody with...

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Let them read comics

November 13, 2007 | 0 Comments

Kids don’t read. You wouldn’t say from the way the lot at my house is acting on, but that seems to be the general opinion on youths and books: they’re not exactly bordering territories a...

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