The picks of the week from around the web.

Slightly slim pickings this week, owing to the fact that I’ve been on internet-free holiday. I do however have these recommendations for you:

  • Warren Craghead: “A Flame Expelled.” Top Shelf hosts this short lyrical comic from one of the most compelling experimental comics makers at the moment.
  • Prospect: “A Second Tulip Mania”. Great, sarcastic article on the boom and bust of the contemporary art market of the last decade or so, even if the conceit of the title is a little obscure. (Thanks, Dirk).
  • Format: This is pretty funny, if rather silly. If you’re a hip hop head, check it out: 20 more or less classic covers recreated in Lego…