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Category Archives: comics
“..Adrian Kinnaird – author of From Earth’s End: The Best Of New Zealand comics – - picks ten of his favourite covers from the wide variety of Kiwi comix..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Kiwi comic cavalcade: Ten classic covers – … Continue reading
(an asset-flogging off cartoon.. ..and a funny one at that..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: Who will start the bidding? – Opinion – NZ Herald News.
“..all hail unregulated poultry..!..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> AlterNet Comics: Sorensen on the Glories of the Unregulated Market | Alternet.
“..The voice of the perpetually disappointed schoolteacher on the long-running show has died. Here are Edna’s finest moments..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Marcia Wallace: Edna Krabappel’s best Simpsons episodes | Television & radio | theguardian.com.
“..Emily Haworth-Booth has been awarded the Observer/Cape/Comica graphic short story prize 2013. This is her winning entry..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Colonic by Emily Haworth-Booth | Books | The Observer.
“..How the creator of the cartoon blog “Hyperbole and a Half” – - found her silver lining..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Allie Brosh’s Great Depression | Mother Jones.
“..The NSA files and GCHQ revelations have sparked huge debate about surveillance and spying around the world. With all the talk of Prism – Tempora – and encryption – - it can seem quite a technical topic to some – … Continue reading
“..a new comic for Esquire – - on the A-Z’s of Stephen King Cinema..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The A to Z of Stephen King Cinema, a comic of greatness – Boing Boing.
“..David Morrissey: ‘It’s about asking people: Are you happy with what’s being done in your name?’..”
“..The actor discusses his role as one of the narrators in an animated film – - Guantánamo Bay: The Hunger Strikes..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> David Morrissey: ‘It’s about asking people: Are you happy with what’s being done in your … Continue reading
“..using testimony from five detainees – - this animated film reveals the daily brutality of life inside Guantánamo..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Guantánamo Bay: The Hunger Strikes – video animation | World news | The Observer.
“..Brussels-based illustrator and art director Adrien Noterdaem loves to make Simpsons-ized versions of TV and movie characters – - Recently he turned his attention to Breaking Bad – - and came up with these delightful images..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> … Continue reading
(ed:..heh..!..) go to source/story>>> Addicted to Checking Your Email? This Flow Chart Might Help | Wendy MacNaughton.
“..The illustrator Joe Sacco has created an epic 24ft portrayal of the events of 1 July 1916. The illustration took him eight months. ‘I think of the first world war as a dividing line between our period – and whatever … Continue reading
“..One thing about Guillermo del Toro – when he goes for something – he goes all in. And now after cramming more mechs and kaiju into Pacific Rim than anyone could have imagined – - he’s inserted an estimated gajillion … Continue reading
“..At last! It’s the video that answers the question: what if the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were British?..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> If The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Were British (VIDEO).
(ed:..heh..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Breaking Bad comic fan art: Walt and Jesse do Twinkies, by Brendan Tobin – Boing Boing.
“..overly excitable Alec Baldwin..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> South Park rips Alec Baldwin apart in a scathing parody – Salon.com.
“..David McRaney – author of You Are Now Less Dumb – - and the host of Boing Boing’s podcast You Are Not So Smart – - made this video about the effect your clothes have on the way you think … Continue reading
“..When one of Britain’s best-known science writers went to Los Angeles to meet the show’s writers for a new book – - he found a team dedicated to inserting gags about complex maths problems. And you thought it was just … Continue reading
“..Stephen Hawking’s big bang theory and the creation of the universe – - explained in two and a half minutes..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Stephen Hawking’s big ideas … made simple – video animation | Science | theguardian.com.
“..curl up with a good comic…” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Comics Rack: picks for September 2013 – Crumb, Bagge, & more – Boing Boing.
“..Walter White’s medical bills wouldn’t have driven him to cook methamphetamine – - if he lived in Canada..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Amazing comic strip shows why “Breaking Bad” is only possible in America – Salon.com.
“..Popeye post sent me to Amazon – - where I discovered you can acquire old original issues of Mad Magazine – - (and various other comics – including Batman #1 and Superman #1) – for the Kindle. Best of all … Continue reading
“..the highs and lows of the Australian election campaign- – from Kevin Rudd’s sensational return to the throne – - to Tony Abbott’s ‘sexygate’ row – - not forgetting Julian Assange on YouTube – - and Clive Palmer twerking – … Continue reading
“..I loved Robert Crumb’s back cover from Weirdo #3 (Fall 1981). I don’t think it makes any sense – – but I spent hours trying to figure it out..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The Weirdo “NO HOPE” Diagram, by R. … Continue reading
“..What is a bodega? Which way is Uptown? Why are there so many doors in the sidewalk? How do I walk on an escalator? Do we need be touching right now? Where should I inhale or exhale while passing sidewalk … Continue reading
“..Told as a history – it ties important world events (wars – revolutions – technological progress – resource depletion – pollution – etc.) – to their economic consequences – - and it explains the far-reaching (and often unintended effects) of … Continue reading
“..Incredible advances in special effects have enabled characters such as Spider-Man and Thor to captivate cinema audiences..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> How Marvel’s superheroes found the magic to make us all true believers | Film | The Observer.
“..Some of Crumb’s best work came out during his Weirdo period. In Weirdo #17 Crumb illustrated an 8-page story called “The Religious Experience of Philip K. Dick” – - based on a 1978 undelivered speech Dick wrote called “How to … Continue reading
(..the headline says it all..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Comics Rack: Boing Boing’s comics picks for July & August 2013 – Boing Boing.
“..Invented by a psychologist with a love of bondage – - Wonder Woman has become an all but forgotten superhero. Now Grant Morrison – writer of Batman and Superman – is hoping to resurrect the Amazonian. The Scot explains her … Continue reading
“..Without a doubt – Jack Davis is one of the greatest cartoonists ever – - and one of the most highly-recognizable. With a career that started before the early days of EC’s MAD – and its sci-fi and horror titles … Continue reading
(ed:..the history of hip-hop..in comic-form..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Brain Rot: Hip Hop Family Tree, Rick Rubin and Def Jam – Boing Boing.
(..the beard and hair cool/uncool cycles are illustrated..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Male grooming guidelines – Boing Boing.
“..A brave old world of beautiful art – and subtle undertones of misogyny..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Gorgeous Vintage and Modern Illustrations from Aldous Huxley’s Only Children’s Book | Brain Pickings.
“..”By having complete control over the comic strip – the syndicate can ruin the work. Although there has never – ever been a successor to a comic strip – half as good as the original creator – - passing strips … Continue reading
“..Focusing on your own breathing can have a significant impact on your well-being and stress levels – - and can even create physiological changes like lowering your blood pressure. But for many of us – when it comes to improving … Continue reading
“..Hilarious message to evangelicals who don’t support climate action – from Louis C.K…” (cont..) go to source/story>> Daily Kos: If God came back: His message to climate polluters.
(ed:..the usual high-quality product that tom tomorrow delivers.. ..check out his archives..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> AlterNet Comics: Tom Tomorrow on NSA Spying | Alternet.
“..Collection of fairytales gathered by historian – - had been locked away in an archive for over 150 years..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Five hundred new fairytales discovered in Germany | Books | theguardian.com.