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“..The Book of Trees: 800 Years of Visualizing Science – Religion – and Knowledge – in Symbolic Diagrams..”

“..How the humble tree became our most powerful visual metaphor for organizing information – - and distilling our understanding of the world..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The Book of Trees: 800 Years of Visualizing Science, Religion, and Knowledge in Symbolic … Continue reading

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“..The Phoenix: the best kids’ comic in ages..”

“..The Phoenix is a phenomenon: a beautiful enjoyably silly story magazine for girls and boys – – it’s advert-free – and it’s the longest-lasting new launch in the market in decades. Could the delights of Corpse Talk – and Tamsin … Continue reading

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“..Superhero switch-ups: A history of race and gender switches in comics..”

“..Thor and Captain America aren’t the first comic book characters to change up their gender and race..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Superhero switch-ups: A history of race and gender switches in comics – Salon.com.

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“..’You gotta deal with it!’..: The TV writers behind the powerful female character no one is talking about..”

“..’The Legend of Korra’ may be a cartoon – - but its female protagonist is one of the toughest most complex on TV..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> “You gotta deal with it!”: The TV writers behind the powerful female character … Continue reading

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“..Archie is dead: ‘Everyone is really emotional – It’s an amazing moment’..”

“..Comic book star killed off in Life with Archie to live on in Classic Archie – – but some fans are upset with publisher’s ‘publicity stunt’..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Archie is dead: ‘Everyone is really emotional. It’s an amazing … Continue reading

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“..Cartoon: Greens’ policy launch..”

(ed:..heh..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: Greens’ policy launch – National – NZ Herald News.

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“..Ralph Steadman Illustrates the Life of Leonardo da Vinci..”

“..Freud once observed that the great Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci was – - ‘like a man who awoke too early in the darkness – - while the others were all still asleep’. And how blazingly awake he was — … Continue reading

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“..All of Robert Crumb’s work from his fantastic Weirdo Years..”

“..Not only does Crumb plumb deeper than ever into the depths of his neurotic soul – - he also lays bare the behavior of modern society with a keen eye – - and a bittersweet sense of humor..” (cont..) go … Continue reading

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“..Arab world cartoonists prove a faster draw than their governments over Gaza..”

“..Paralysis of Arab League members over conflict – - as much a target of anger across region – - as Israel and US support for it..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Arab world cartoonists prove a faster draw than their governments … Continue reading

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“..The top 10 comics in art..”

“..From Matt Groening’s pre-Simpson’s strip – to Michelangelo’s ceiling – - and Hogarth’s social commentary – - artists have been reinventing the cartoon for centuries..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The top 10 comics in art | Artanddesign | The Guardian.

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“..Lego told ‘everything is not awesome’ in viral Greenpeace video..”

“..With nearly 1m page views – film of an oil-stricken Arctic built from Lego bricks is latest salvo in campaign against Shell deal..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Lego told ‘everything is not awesome’ in viral Greenpeace video | Adam Vaughan … Continue reading

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“..9 series that prove 2014 is the year of the female-centric comic book..”

“..From ‘Rat Queens’ to ‘Black Widow’ – - comics have never starred more complicated compelling female superheroes..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 9 series that prove 2014 is the year of the female-centric comic book – Salon.com.

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“..An emoji-only social network: Ridiculous – or brilliant?..”

“..With forthcoming app Emojli – - even your username is an emoji..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> An emoji-only social network: Ridiculous … or brilliant? – Salon.com.

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an introvert cartoons on her struggles with being an introvert..

“..’I’m always standing on ceremony – waiting to be alone again’ – - Bell writes in her latest book – Truth Is Fragmentary – available in bookstores this month. Bell’s raw and revealing cartoons investigate life from the perspective of … Continue reading

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“..Monty Python Ministry of Silly Walks gets its own mobile game..”

(ed:..i am convinced..that should key/national get a third term.. ..and have to embrace colin ‘chem-trails’ craig.. ..that ‘minister of silly walks’.. ..would be the most appropriate/safest portfolio for him to hold..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Monty Python Ministry of Silly … Continue reading

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“..Call for cartoon ban on cereals..”

“..The use of celebrities and cartoon characters to give children the hard-sell on breakfast cereals should be banned – say health researchers. A University of Auckland study of breakfast cereals on New Zealand supermarket shelves found more than half of … Continue reading

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“..Weird and wonderful: cult comicbooks invade the TV screen..”

“..Commissioning editors are prepared to take a risk with new series – - featuring vampires – zombies – possessed preachers – professional assassins – and exorcists..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Weird and wonderful: cult comicbooks invade the TV screen | … Continue reading

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obama and key..(cartoon..)

(ed:..could they be any closer..?..ew..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: Close relations – Opinion – NZ Herald News.

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“..Tips on Smuggling Pot into the United States..”

(a comic..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Tips on Smuggling Pot into the United States – Boing Boing.

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“..AlterNet Comics: Keith Knight on the Inventor of Ecstasy..”

“..Take those drugs responsibly – kids!..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> AlterNet Comics: Keith Knight on the Inventor of Ecstasy | Alternet.

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“..9 Political Cartoons That Put Climate Change In Perspective..”

(ed:..cd someone plse forward this one to that clown jamie ‘just do nothing about climate-change’ whyte.. ..from the act party..ta..!..) go to source/story>>> 9 Political Cartoons That Put Climate Change In Perspective.

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“..AlterNet Comics: Tom Tomorrow on Guns and Women..”

“..And the men who think they are entitled to both – - or else..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> AlterNet Comics: Tom Tomorrow on Guns and Women | Alternet.

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“..Cartoon: Act’s crash..”

(ed:..heh..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: Act’s crash – Politics – NZ Herald News.

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“..Alan Moore leading digital comics to open-source future..”

“..Comics legend leading Electricomics project – - that aims to revolutionise comics on mobiles and tablets with new app..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Alan Moore leading digital comics to open-source future | Books | The Guardian.

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“..Find Out What Your Favorite Bill Murray Movie Says About You!..”

“..what does your favorite Murray movie say about you? Now you can find out with this handy comic..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Find Out What Your Favorite Bill Murray Movie Says About You!.

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“..Watch the trailer for the hauntingly beautiful animated film ‘The Book of Life’..”

“..Directed by animator Jorge Gutierrez – - and produced by Guillermo del Toro..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Watch the trailer for the hauntingly beautiful animated film “The Book of Life” – Salon.com.

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“..LSD History..” (comic..)

“..A package sent in 1960 from Albert Hoffmann of Sandoz Labs – - containing one gram of powdered LSD – - goes on to provide the first acid experiences for many in New York..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> JOHN WILCOCK: … Continue reading

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“..Ralph Steadman: ‘Why was I so vicious? – Was I unfair?’..”

“..Propelled by drugs and egged on by the god of gonzo Hunter S Thompson – - Ralph Steadman brought a savage hooliganism to the sedate world of drawing – – and high-society America. Did he go too far?..” (cont..) go … Continue reading

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“..Cartoon: Harre steam rolls ahead..”

(ed:..heh..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: Harre steam rolls ahead – National – NZ Herald News.

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“..What Will Climate Change Deniers Say..?) (cartoon..) – Boing Boing

“..In which climate change deniers say what they will – - after environmental catastrophe strikes..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> TOM THE DANCING BUG: What Will Climate Change Deniers Say…? – Boing Boing.

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“..5 Comics You Should Read After Seeing X-Men: Days of Future Past..”

“..So – X-Men: Days of Future Past offered up more mutants than you could have ever imagined – - and yet you’re still hungry for more? But where to turn after the latest (and arguably greatest) X-Men movie? Why – … Continue reading

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“..Wallace and Gromit – a sneaky preview of the M Shed exhibition..”

“..Creator Nick Park lets the Guardian look inside the notebooks of sketches – storyboards – and jokes – - that spawned an animated phenomenon..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Wallace and Gromit – a sneaky preview of the M Shed exhibition … Continue reading

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“..Animation: David Bowie talks Ziggy Stardust..”

“..Animation of David Bowie talking about Ziggy Stardust rock stardom – - from PBS’s Blank on Blank..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Animation: David Bowie talks Ziggy Stardust – Boing Boing.

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“..AlterNet Comics: Tom Tomorrow on Capital Punishment..”

“..In which McGruff the talking dog doubts his own existence..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> AlterNet Comics: Tom Tomorrow on Capital Punishment | Alternet.

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“..AlterNet Comics: How We Marginalize the Poor..”

“..Cartoonist Matt Davies – on abridged interest in poverty and discrimination..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> AlterNet Comics: How We Marginalize the Poor | Alternet.

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“..A Fearmongering Anti-RPG Comic – Gets the Film Adaptation It Deserves..”

“..In the 30 years since its publication – - a tiny 22-panel tract by evangelical cartoonist Jack Chick has become a cult classic among gamers. And now it’s getting an official licensed film adaptation..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> A Fearmongering … Continue reading

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“..Edward Snowden gets his own graphic biography..”

“..Edward Snowden comic book promises to show ‘the man behind the headlines’..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Edward Snowden gets his own graphic biography | Books | The Guardian.

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“..John Oliver Takes A Look At The New Gay Marriage-Friendly Nintendo Universe..” (video..)

(..ed:..heh..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> John Oliver Takes A Look At The New Gay Marriage-Friendly Nintendo Universe.

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“..Data Visualization Checklist..”

“..This checklist is meant to be used as a guide for the development of high impact data visualisations..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> There Should Be a Checklist for Maps | Science Blogs | WIRED.

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“..Kerpow! How women used the boy’s own world of comic books – to further the cause..”

“..Yes – comic books have mostly been dominated by men through the decades – - but women have still managed an occasional – intriguing input – - and have used comics to promote their own agendas..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> … Continue reading

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