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Friday, 26 May 2006
Herge sculpture by Jacques Caffier
Topic: Comics
Un hommage a Herge, sculpte par Jacques Caffier -- cool Herge sculpture by JC Creations at www.objectible.net. (via the cartoonist)

»Search eBay for tintin statues

posted by niblog at 00:01 MEST
Updated: Saturday, 27 May 2006 18:57 MEST
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Monday, 10 April 2006
Bandes dessinées oubliées
Topic: Comics
BDoubliees.com -- le site qui recherche les BD oubliées dans les albums.
(Merci Martin Klasch)

posted by niblog at 00:01 MEST
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Wednesday, 7 December 2005
THINK and TALK Collection
Topic: Comics
THINK and TALK -- sterling silver earrings and pendant handcrafted and designed by Chao and Eero Jewel. "Think and Talk come from my long history with comic books. I have collected comics for about 15 years, and I have studied the icons and symbols used in comics. I did my graduate work about the similarities and differences between icons in jewelry and comics." Eero Jewel (via media-digest.com)

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
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Tuesday, 6 December 2005
The Dilbert Blog : Humor Formula
Topic: Comics
The Dilbert Blog "In today’s blog entry I will teach you how to write humor, thus removing the mystery and in the process turning you into a joyless zombie, albeit a witty one. I wrote on this topic more extensively in my book, The Joy of Work. So I'll just give you the highlights here. The core of humor is what I call the 2-of-6 rule. In order for something to be funny, you need at least two of the following elements:
Cute (as in kids and animals)
Naughty
Bizarre
Clever
Recognizable (You've been there)
Cruel
I invented this rule, but you can check for yourself that whenever something is funny it follows the rule. And when something isn't, it doesn't." Read more in The Dilbert Blog, by Scott Adams.

posted by niblog at 07:05 CET
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Friday, 30 September 2005
How did you get your f***ing awesome job? - Daniel Clowes
Topic: Comics
ReadyMade interviews Dan Clowes -- Nice interview in ReadyMade with cartoonist (Eightball) and screenwriter (Ghostworld, and Art School Confidential, which will be in theaters this month) Daniel Clowes. (via Boing Boing)

posted by niblog at 07:25 MEST
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Monday, 12 September 2005
INKWELLRELIEF.COM Launches Huge Katrina Auctions
Topic: Comics
InkWellRelief.com -- "...promising some exciting auctions for comic fans in the hopes of raising money to help the Hurricane Katrina victims. Some of the highlights include Michael Avon Oeming's original cover art for 'Powers #1' and a special Stan Lee Spider-Man script, meant for a Spider-Man movie that never materialized." Auction starts Monday, September 12 at 9:00 pm. (via CBR News)

posted by niblog at 00:01 MEST
Updated: Monday, 12 September 2005 06:59 MEST
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Wednesday, 10 August 2005
Miyazaki - Moebius : 37 Dessins Telechargeables
Topic: Comics
Miyazaki - Moebius : 37 downloadable drawings at hkcine.com

posted by niblog at 00:01 MEST
Updated: Wednesday, 10 August 2005 06:56 MEST
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Tuesday, 9 August 2005
Batman Sound Effects
Topic: Comics
Visual Sound Effects from the old Batman TV series at batmania.com.ar (via thedesignweblog)

posted by niblog at 00:01 MEST
Updated: Tuesday, 9 August 2005 07:27 MEST
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Friday, 5 August 2005
Carl Barks Samlade Verk
Topic: Comics
Carl Barks Complete -- the complete works of Carl Barks are now being published by Egmont in Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and German.

More about Barks on my page here

posted by niblog at 12:27 MEST
Updated: Friday, 5 August 2005 16:11 MEST
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Saturday, 16 July 2005
2005 Eisner Awards at Comic-Con
Topic: Comics
Best Lettering : Todd Klein, Promethea; Tom Strong; Tom Strong's Terrific Tales (ABC); Wonder Woman (DC); Books of Magick: Life During Wartime; Fables; WE3 (Vertigo/DC); Creatures of the Night (Dark Horse).

Read about all the 2005 Eisner Recipients at comic-con.org. The awards were presented on the evening of Friday, July 15, at the San Diego Convention Center as part of Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards ceremony.

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posted by niblog at 17:12 MEST
Updated: Saturday, 16 July 2005 20:24 MEST
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Sunday, 22 May 2005
DC Comics seeks a Letterer
Topic: Comics
DC Comics seeks a Letterer for the DC Lettering department. Responsible for performing in-house computer lettering and SFX for comic books and special projects. Coordinates with Art Director and Editorial as to creative expectations of each assignment. Handles delivery and tracking of lettering proofs through approval stages. Handles delivery of final lettering files for print. Handles other duties and projects as assigned.

Job Title: Letterer
TimeWarner Division: DC Comics
Location: United States, New York, New York
Position Type: Full Time

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent required. A degree in related field or equivalent work experience required. Prior computer or production experience preferred. Previous comic book experience a plus. Design experience helpful. Knowledge of up to and including the most recent version of Illustrator (Macintosh) required. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Quark Xpress a plus. Typing and typography skills required. Must be able to meet deadlines under strict time constraints. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Must show attentiveness to detail. Must have proficient proofreading skills. Design skills preferred.

Read more -- register at Time Warner, Inc. and search for DC comics.

posted by niblog at 01:34 MEST
Updated: Monday, 23 May 2005 02:50 MEST
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Thursday, 19 May 2005
JPEG collections - From the Ivan Brunetti archives
Topic: Comics
Alternative cartoonist Ivan Brunetti has posted his collection of oddball cartoon memorabilia... (via Cartoon Brew)

posted by niblog at 09:01 MEST
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Thursday, 5 May 2005
Adgrunts Webcomic
Topic: Comics
Adgrunts.com hosts a webcomic, by Jack Cheng and Heather Flyte, starring a number 2 pencil and a blue pen who work in advertising. (via adland)

posted by niblog at 19:42 MEST
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Tuesday, 26 April 2005
Romano Scarpa 1927 - 2005
Topic: Comics
Romano Scarpa, one of the great Disney comic book artists of the 20th Century, and a cartoonist who worked equally well in classic and modern styles, died on Saturday morning... Read more in The Comics Reporter

posted by niblog at 02:08 MEST
Updated: Tuesday, 26 April 2005 22:11 MEST
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Tuesday, 19 April 2005
Indy Magazine - Winter 2005 - Art Spiegelman
Topic: Comics
Indy Magazine closely examines various aspects of Art Spiegelman's oeuvre, from the underground, through Raw, to Maus, and beyond in the Winter 2005 issue. (via SeF)

posted by niblog at 07:15 MEST
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Friday, 8 April 2005
Det Hemliga Vapnet - L'Affaire Tournesol
Topic: Comics
Det Hemliga Vapnet - Tintin Book Number 18 - the new Swedish translation by Björn Wahlberg is available in the stores now. More about Tintin on my TINTIN PAGE

»Köp Det Hemliga Vapnet från Bokus Bokhandel (Swedish bookstore)
»Search eBay auctions for Tintin Books and Collectibles

posted by niblog at 01:12 MEST
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Saturday, 2 April 2005
Ninja Lettering
Topic: Comics
Ninja-Lettering -- comic book lettering by Payton Gauldin.
(found in the Digital Webbing Forums : Lettering Showcase)

UPDATE: The site's official URL is going to be www.ninjalettering.com very soon.

posted by niblog at 22:59 CET
Updated: Sunday, 3 April 2005 09:25 CET
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Saturday, 26 March 2005
Sin City - movie review
Topic: Comics
SIN CITY -- "Vintage cars, violence, sleazy women, violence, corrupt cops and well- violence. This is why you have to watch your own back in 'Sin City'..." Read the review at Comic Book Resources. Read more in the article Chatting with the stars of 'Sin City'

»Frank Miller's SIN CITY in theatres everywhere 1.April 2005 - sincitythemovie.com

UPDATE: Sin City Comparison Photos - this "Yahoo! Movies Slideshow" compares art from the comic book to stills from the movie. (via zwol and comixpedia)

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Saturday, 26 March 2005 14:49 CET
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Sunday, 20 March 2005
M?nen tur och retur, del 2 - On a marché
Topic: Comics
Månen tur och retur - del 2 - Tintin Book Number 17 - the new Swedish translation by Björn Wahlberg is available in the stores now. More about Tintin on my TINTIN PAGE

»Köp Månen tur och retur från Bokus Bokhandel (Swedish bookstore)
»Search eBay auctions for Tintin Books and Collectibles

posted by niblog at 11:01 CET
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Saturday, 12 March 2005
Manga Cover Art Contest
Topic: Comics
Manga Cover Art Contest -- Introducing the Manga University Cover Art Contest, the competition that gives you the chance to have your illustration featured on the cover of an upcoming Manga University book. Contest begins on Jan.10.2005, and entries must be received no later than April.15.2005.

Recommended manga book
Cool manga links
Favorite manga nibs

posted by niblog at 09:55 CET
Updated: Saturday, 12 March 2005 18:06 CET
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