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Fantasy and comics seem to be natural bedfellows. With a comic, unlike a film, there’s no reason for a dragon or a unicorn to look any less real than the rest of what we can...

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(click the pic to visit full-size version and the archive of Darryl’s Super-Sam and other John-of-the-night strips. Art ©2008 Darryl Cunningham; if you want permission to reproduce any part of it you should ask him)...

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We reported earlier on an exhibition that linked comics and visual arts in the Netherlands. It would seem that it’s caught on, because since then two similar initiatives were launched. The Jan Cunen Museum in...

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A couple of weeks ago, I went to see There Will Be Blood (excellent film), and during the trailers was struck by a sudden realisation: for science fiction and comics geeks, this summer’s cinema is...

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(click the pic to visit full-size version and the archive of Darryl’s Super-Sam and other John-of-the-night strips. Art ©2008 Darryl Cunningham; if you want permission to reproduce any part of it you should ask him)...

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Their creator, Edgar P. Jacobs, may have passed away a long time ago now, but Blake and Mortimer still live on. And while it may pass virtually unnoticed in the world at large, in BD-land...

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Dutch literary publisher Podium is planning to launch a new literary magazine which will be completely devoted to the graphic novel and the better comic, book blog De Papier Man announces. This new periodical comes...

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Match it for Pratchett

March 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

We’ve mentioned before on this blog that Terry Pratchett, creator of the Discworld, has donated nearly £500,000 to fund research into Alzheimer’s disease after being diagnosed last December. Well, his fans, inspired by his example,...

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Super-Sam – dreams and portents

March 18, 2008 | 2 Comments

(click the pic to visit full-size version and the archive of Darryl’s Super-Sam and other John-of-the-night strips. Art ©2008 Darryl Cunningham; if you want permission to reproduce any part of it you should ask him)...

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YSquare Written and illustrated by Judith Park, Published by Yen Press If Japanese comics are called “manga”, and Korean comics are called “manwha”, and comics drawn in a manga-like style but written in English are...

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