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May 17, 2007

The Smoochy Book

Kiss_chair Joe Mathlete Draws a Nipple on Ziggy's Nose So That His Nose Looks Like A Titty. (From Bean Counters)

The adventures of Mister Coo

The Art & Life of Skip Williamson, from the rowdy days of the Underground Comix movement, through his years at Playboy magazine to art galleries and comix pages today

Tales Of Mere Existence - How To Break Up With Your Girlfriend in 64 easy steps. More from Lev Yilmaz

Wonder Woman and the Phallic Menace

Lois Bares All and other beautiful & perverse cartoon nudities by Billy Reynolds

There is no sight finer than a man throttling another man, except for maybe an ape throttling a man, or a woman throttling her child

The Kissy Book. (From Drawn)

Cowboy Dog

Iraqi Artist Mohammed Al-Adwani Wins International Editorial Cartoon Competition. The theme of the Competition was “killing the messenger”

I am gone “fishing” for a few weeks. This post has been pre-blogged for your enjoyment

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March 31, 2007

Yoga at Home

Yoga_at_home The Man Who Drew Mice by Peter Snelling

Blankets by Craig Thompson sounds interesting

Yoga at Home - Indian Comic Book. (Thank you, Avi)

The internet’s only fansite dedicated to the best Saturday Morning Cartoon show that ever wasn’t, The Adventures of Li’l Bill & Hill

Supergirl must send her mind into an alternate world to bring back the spirit of a man in a coma who did not wear his seat belt. Five pages of quizzes and a personal note from Elizabeth Dole make this package complete but not compelling. More at The World's Worst Comic Book Museum

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February 11, 2007

Languages of Asterix

Asterix Latin Quotes translated to English. (From The Languages of Asterix)

Stefan G. Bucher’s Daily Monster

Superman's Pal, Don Rickles and other Stupid comics

From “The Snake Charmer” to “The Usual Suspects” - 6 New Ways to Give The Finger

The art of Skot Olsen

Extra: 2 guys doing The Charleston to “Around the World” (YouTubesky)

20 of the most amazing short animations you need to see before you die. (Some no longer available, some already posted here)

(The clip above from This just in)

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January 15, 2007

No MLK today

Mlk_cartoon "The Montgomery Story," a 1956 comic book, details some key events and spiritual underpinnings of the Civil Rights Era: MLK Jr. Comic Book. (Click on each image for larger version)

Fictional flags in the Tintin stories

Q. Despite the many committments and responsibilities, how often do you stand in the shower in the morning and think, "Wow, I've made it! I'm not working for someone else, doing the 9 to 5 grind anymore. I've got this great family. Life is really cool!"

A. Quite often.

More answers by Scott Adams to questions posed by readers of his blog

65 years of Archie characters (with the Vanity Fair article)

(Domino MLK above from Domino Artwork)

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December 23, 2006

R. F. Outcault

Yellow_kid Richard Felton Outcault created Hogan’s Alley, which is considered the first commercially successful newspaper comic strip. It featured Mickey Dugan, better known as the Yellow Kid, and Outcault drew this character for the New York World from May 5, 1895 to October 4, 1896

How many of these Super crotches can you identify?

2 from Neatorama: Jared M. Gordon impersonates the voices of 100 cartoon characters in less than 5 minutes. Also, a guy who plays Bohemian Rhapsody entirely with his hands

Re-post: Welcome to the world of Glen Baxter

Moebius’ The Long Tomorrow

Bird and Moon

Every other Friday, a group of illustrators and cartoonists draw their own version of a chosen fictional character at Drawer geek


A Metafilter thread about Ub Iwerks

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November 01, 2006

Cartoon Bank

New_yorker_cartoon The Real Story of the Superheroes by Dulce Pinzón. (From 1+1=1)

A Cycle of a woman’s life by illustrator Ruth Gwily

Re-post: Hanif Bahari – Iranian Cartoonist

Ted Rall, Mikhaela Reid, Matt Bors, Jen Sorensen, Masheka Wood, August Pollak, Ben Smith, Stephanie McMillan and Brian McFadden - Cartoons with Attitude

The Rejection Collection: Why some Cartoons Will never appear in The New Yorker

Umbrella Head Man

On the Couch: Cartoons from The New Yorker

A mega list of The Simpsons, Family Guy, American Dad, Futurama and South Park episodes that are hosted on the site dailymotion.com. (May not last long)

Requiem For An Ant: After 101 rants and two and a half years Avery Ant’s community service is over & done with. See all previous rants there. And if you stick around to the very end of the last rant you can actually put a face to the, er, "brain" behind Avery Ant... Such as it is.

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September 03, 2006

A new Hoogerbrugge series

Hoogerbrugge Nails, a new Hoogerbrugge series. Also, an Hoogerbrugge interview and a page from a sketchbook

The Graphic Territory of Alex Dukal

Stupid Ronald McDonalds cartoons

Inspired by a convention in 1999, and his grandfather's autograph collection, Jeremy Adolphson sends off 4x6 index cards to various artists with return postage, hoping for a doodle. 5 years on, he has sixty-five galleries worth of art to share

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August 24, 2006

My Petunia Can Lick Your Geranium

Will_you_blog_it Am I a freak? From a series of cartoons confronting teenage puberty issues

South Park Create-A-Character

Aranjuez Guitar Quartet plays Danny Elfman's Simpsons theme. Another

The Old Strip Generator

Monster Blog, one monster a day. (From Smidigt)

Really stupid old comic books, with stupid covers and even worse interiors

The art of Dave Chung

Both Men and Women are Fools, by Dan Reynolds

(Cartoon above, again, from Mark Stivers).

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July 04, 2006


Verdi The Hilda Gallery By Duane Bryers, painted between 1958 and 1969. The only known ample sized icon in pin-up history. (The links on top are dead, use the ones below)

List of Homer Simpson's jobs, starting as Nuclear Safety Inspector and finishing as the writer of a autobiography titled ‘Homer, I Hardly Knew Ye’. (From Blanketfort)

History of Hebrew comics

La Linea

Deutsche Grammophon has been issuing classical music CDs with art work by well-known cartoonists. (From Boing Boing)

Nicholas Gurewitch’s Perry Bible Fellowship is moving into a new site soon. Until than you should re-visit the recent archives. They are still wild and getting wilder

The online portfolio of David de Grand

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May 24, 2006

The Lost Generation

Lost_in_space Welcome to Comic Book Bondage Cover of the Day, the web's foremost reference site for bondage covers on mainstream comic books

How many of these caricatures by Colombian artist Omar Figueroa Turcios you can guess correctly without looking at the label? (From Spy's Spice)

The rough stuff at Garret World

The All New Sesame Street. (From Andy Lark’s blog)

The Last Generation and all other tracts at The Jack T. Chick Museum of Fine Art

Meet Kami, a flopsy, mopsy dandelion-colored Muppet who enjoys education, storytelling, and carrying the AIDS virus. (Thank you, Mika)

Tiger League America at “Dial B for Blog” (5 parts)

Married To The Sea, a comic by Drew and Natalie. Drew's other website is Toothpaste For Dinner. Natalie's other website is Natalie Dee. (I’m sure I blogged it before, but I can’t find it in the archives)

Decade by decade with Archie Comics. (From Daily Jive)

A giant Collection of Unusual Comics Here

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April 18, 2006

Life Is Strange and So Are You

Bizarro_piraro A new book from Dan Piraro

At a friends house, this was the saddest thing I had ever seen, until she beat her kids for leaving Sponge Bob out in the rain

The term real-life superhero is variously applied to real-world people who dress and/or attempt to act like comic book superheroes. Here’s a list of them

The Peanuts Tattoo Page

Weeks ago, Scott Adams started a search for a new artist for Mike Belkin's (who is quite possibly Scott Adams himself) poorly-drawn syndicated strip Unfit. The search is now over and all eighty entries are online. (From Memepool)

The Mathematical Cartoons of Larry Gonick

Saucy postcards are as much a part of the British seaside holiday as fish and chips, stripy deck chairs and rain

Brian Taylor’s Rustboy

The postcard diaries of Mark Mothersbaugh

Illustrator Lorenzo Mattotti

By the way, Who is your favorite illustrator?

I am away at the moment hosting my sisters around. This post had been pre-blogged for your enjoyment. A giant Collection of Unusual Comics Here

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March 24, 2006

Stuck in the refrigerator

Conventional_wisdom Watch Bathtime in Clerkenwell by Alex Budovsky, for music by The Real Tuesday Weld. (From Charlie “Vruba” Loyd)

Ann Telnaes' editorial cartoons

Charles Addams cover gallery. (From I like)

Religious Affiliation of Comic Book Characters. Some Top Super-Heroes:
Superman - Methodist
Spider-Man - Protestant
Batman - Episcopalian/Catholic (lapsed)
Wonder Woman - Greco-Roman Classical Religion
The Thing - Jewish

Women stuck in the refrigerators. (From LBY3, a blog from Hesperia!)

Alien cow abduction: It's a serious problem

Boys beware! One never knows where the homosexual is about

National Cartoonists Society Annual Reuben Awards

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February 12, 2006

Smartest Kid on Earth

Chris_ware I drove today to Los Angeles to see the Ecstasy show at the MOCA, before it ends next week. It was rather disappointing, so I continued to visit the other exhibitions. ‘Masters of American Comics’ had many original drawings & proofs by Chris Ware, author of Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth, as well as many of his ACME Novelty Toys. Also, art by Gary Panter

Alcoholic Anonymous Comic Strips, collected by Ethan Persoff. (From Milk and Cookies). Also there, "Johnny Surge" comic book from 1947, a teat-clip that gave comfort to the udders of countless cows

Personalized custom comics for people who wish to be immortalized

69 flavors of ice cream by Shane Glines

Re-post: Stainboy, written & directed by Tim Burton

Stop Elmer Fudd

Freudian interpretation of Marmaduke, the Great Dane; In my local newspaper, the crappy square strips -- Marmaduke, Heathcliff, Dennis the Menace, and Family Circus -- all appear together, in a sort of matrix of suckitude. Occasionally they synergize.. Each of the four consistently deals subtextually with deep-seated social neuroses…

How to win the New Yorker caption contest every time. (Again, from a Metafilter thread)

The Other Family has nothing to do with Family Circus and should not be allowed around children

Get Your War On, the theatrical adaptation

The Wand

John @ Organique, please email me again. I want to send you something, and my emails to you bounce back! Thanks.

A giant Collection of Unusual Comics Here

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November 22, 2005

Co-blogging with Revilo!

Revilo Out of the blue, I was contacted by one of my illustrator-heroes, the hugely-popular and enormously-famous Oliver Christianson, known as REVILO. (No, not that Revilo Oliver). After some communication, he agreed to co-blog the following post, here on Grow-a-brain. Yippee! Enjoy the following -

First, here are some reasons for liking Revilo’s art: It hurts when I pee, Hang on, Cliff, Flowers, This is you, Informal Survey. More on Revilo’s Cartoons.

The links:

Comic pinbacks, a free reference and research guide for vintage comic pinbacks from the 1890s to the 1950s

Potential Comics UK 001. (From "McGuffin")

Excellent doodles by Grumblebee

Characters in Motion, a compilation of over 90 films by 60 international studios, artists and designers. Music by Pheonix Foundation - Hitchcock

Simpsons body count. How many deaths will it take for the notorious Simpson clan to be brought to justice? How long will the Simpsons' bloody rampage be allowed to run unchecked? What lesson are we teaching our children while this lawless bunch remains free?

Brian Fremly Rocks! And he has a Big Head

Religious Tracts on flickr

The illustration art of Everett Peck, Duckman's daddy

The dark world of Charles Burns

Dream of Becoming a Professional Cartoonist? Get Your Cartoons PUBLISHED and EARN $$$$ Within THREE MONTHS... GUARANTEED! With tuition from world-famous cartoonist, Lou Darvas!)

Everyone loves The Reverend Howard Finster. Finster was the creator of Paradise Gardens Park & Museum, a product of all his folk art and Chattooga County's largest tourist attraction

Re-post: Salad Fingers in search of the perfect rusty spoon. Ah, the feeling of rust! The new David Firth piece Spoilsbury Toast Boy 2 is very disturbing. “I am your grandmother. Yes!”

Li'l Abner

Worst Comic Ever. Uncle Ray in The Spirit, 1947, without question he worst Spirit drawn by anyone, anywhere, at any time

Portfolio by Olivier Kugler

Another Favorite webcomics thread from ‘Ask Metafilter’

This is my tenth “co-blogging” post. (Previous posts here.) Thank you, Oliver! If other bloggers/writers are interested to share the forum here on any other topic, please contact me for details.

Copyright above Oliver Christianson. A giant Collection of Unusual Comics Here

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October 23, 2005

Super Heroes

Albuquerque Cambodian Comics. Cambodia's arts scene includes a small but diverse comics industry. Tales range from historical drama to slapstick comedy

This animated music film is based on the song Brazil (Baros and Russel) performed by The Real Tuesday Weld with Nick Phelps and Geert Chatrou. It is a story of a Brazilian monkey, who left his motherland and wants to come back

In a media conference today, noted outdoorsman Elmer Fudd called for the assassination of noted trickster icon and longtime rival Bugs Bunny. "We've got the wesouwces," explained Mr. Fudd. "I think we should do it. Mr. Bunny has been a continual thweat to many of the things we hold deaw. He is a weading cause of decawwotization. He is a poisonous pwesence in the opera world. And his twack record with the env--env--env--enviwo-env--it's terrible. He has wuniously distuwbed gopher habitats between here and Albuquerque."

Cartoon tattoos. Early in June, a firefighter from New Jersey contacted me to ask permission to tattoo my cartoon from 9/11. He mentioned that many of his fire fighting buddies had "inked" themselves in memory of the tragic day. I felt honored that he felt that way about my work and gave permission. A month later, he sent me a photo of his arm with the black outlines of the tattoo completed. His plans were to have it colorized on Sept 12. As many editorial cartoonists know, most of our work is fleeting in its message and context. But to have my work permanently etched on another human... think about it. (Scroll down to September 23rd post)

The return of the big giant hand. (Thank you, Robbie)

The adventures of The Incredible Hulk

The story of Superman's Shield

Super Mario Brothers VS. The Village People

The Ship That Never Came In by Kim Deitch. (From Metafilter)

Omar Shamshoon, The Simpsons in Arabic

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