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Reviews: Love and Life in China – Our Story

April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Our Story: a Memoir of Love and Life in China, Rao Pingru, Square Peg/Vintage Books “All we children knew about them was that books were among the good things of this world.” This was an...

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In 2011 German cartoonist Sacha Hommer lived for a couple of months with a friend of his in the Chinese metropole of Chengdu, to work on a magazine for expats. His new autobiographical graphic novel,...

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Comics: Tiananmen remembered

May 16, 2014 | 1 Comments

Tiananmen – it was a horrific event, hope of a new, more democratic dawn for the most populous state on Earth, then suddenly, brutally repressed. And yet the events of June 1989 seem to have...

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Comic Art is Everywhere

July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Comic Art is Everywhere looks like growing into a wee series of very short but fun videos, showing people creating art in the real world, outside the studio. There are two videos so far and...

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Now this made me giggle, one of those delightful instances where life not only imitates art, it does so in a wonderfully absurd fashion. Woodrow Phoenix reminds us of a previous project he and Ian...

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The  Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery in Bejing, China, is currently hosting a show featuring canvas paintings by renowned cartoonist, painter and film maker Enki Bilal.  Oxymoron – Last Paintings, as the show is called, features the first...

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In the competition for the design of the new China Comics and Animation Museum in Hangzhou, China, the spectactular proposal by Dutch design firm MVRDV was selected by the local planning bureau.  The design starts...

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We reported  before (see here) how the Smurfs are representing their native Belgium at the World Expo that opened last weekend in Shanghai, China, but luck would have it that a second group of mythical...

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The Flemish comics blog Strip Turnhout just announced that the Smurfs will be present at the coming World Fair 2010 in Shanghai, China.  The little blue men will be the official mascots of the Belgian-European...

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