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Frankencomics : Mickey Maltese

February 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

For a few years now, French publisher GlĂ©nat has been matching up celebrated creators in French comics with the characters of Walt Disney. Thus far, this has resulted in pretty good books (Cosey’s Mysterious Melody, for...

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Comics: the ‘classes’ sketch re-imagined

January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

One of the classic sketches from British comedy history, the “classes” sketch starring John Cleese, Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett on the Frost Report back in the 60s, which used the varying physical sizes of...

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The Twelve Comic Days of Christmas

December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

With apologies in advance for any dire puns and poorly scanning lyrics… On the first day of Christmas, my comics gave to me, Jimmy Palmiotti in a Groot tree (a very festive Groot and Rocket...

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Books: Sara Drake’s Recovered Classics

September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Oh, now these are making me chuckle big time – Sara Drake has ‘re-covered’ a number of classic books with a delightful play on the titles. Check out more on Sara’s site! (tip of the...

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  Dutch cartoonist Jean-Marc Van Tol recently reprinted an email by Prof. Mr. Dirk Visser, a lawyer specializing in intellectual property, regarding a quite remarkable ruling by the European Court. The case concerned a political...

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Comics: Miracle Banana

March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kevin F Sutherland is having some playful fun in the latest issue of the immortal Beano comic. Much loved superhero pastiche Bananaman encounters a new superhero, Miracle Banana. And starts fretting that Miracle Banana is...

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Art: Frazetta does Ringo

March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Loving this Frank Frazetta take on Ringo Starr as part of a spoof advert for Blecch hair products, published on the back cover of MAD Magazine in 1964 (via BoingBoing). I love Frazetta art and...

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Comics: what if 2000 AD did the Bash Street Kids?

February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Colin at the Too Busy Thinking About My Comics Tumblr posts up a cracking Mike Collins parody from the UKCAC 92 booklet, re-imagining the immortal Bash Street Kids created by Leo Baxendale for the Beano...

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Star Trek: Slow Jam

June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Now this put a big smile on my face – Star Trek: Slow Jam is a a Trek parody video delivered rap style, detailing Spock taking some time out for some hot Pon Farr lurve...

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It’s no secret that I am a massive fan of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman, and I thought Nate Cosby‘s (his CowBoy was one of Zainab’s Best of the year picks) stab at compressing that eight year-plus...

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