Hype: 676 part II

Aben Malers nye kollektion af minitegneserier – de såkaldte 676’ere – er landet, og de er fyldt med overskud og virtuositet! For kun 35 kr. kan enten Mårdøn Smets Lazarus, Signe Parkins Bordskik, Peter Adolphsen/Zven Balslevs Duerne flyver højt over byen, Christopher Zielers Pigen og Katten samt Johan F. Krarups Pibemanden blive din. De er…

Cartoon Bombing

Following the arrest of Dutch cartoonist Gregorius Nekschot last week, it has become publicised that the Dutch Secret Service apparently has a division dedicated to checking all cartoons being published in the country for potentially offensive content. Whatever you may think of Nekschot’s racist junk, that should be cause for concern. And indeed, Dutch cartoonist…

Hype: Simon Bukhave

This Friday will see the opening of Boy Wonder Simon Bukhave’s first solo exhibition. If you’re in Copenhagen (perhaps attending the Grand comics festival, Komiks.dk), go check it out. Simon has produced a couple of new, gorgeous drawings (see above) : and everything is for sale! Go, watch! Go buy! (In fact, just send him…

Tegneseriemarkedet: Enter Cobolt!

Forleden blev sløret løftet for det nye forlag, der fremover skal varetage forlaget Carlsens tegneserietitler – som følge af den lange, indviklede og noget uforståelige juridiske proces, der fulgte i kølvandet på Egmonts opkøb af Bonniers forlagsdivision. Groft forenklet brød EUs konkurrencemyndigheder sig ikke om den nye mastodont, og betingede en godkendelse af overtagelsen med…

Origin

As you may have read, an anonymous donor recently gifted a complete set of the original art to Amazing Fantasy #15, in which the first Spider-Man story, by Steve Ditko and Stan Lee, appeared, to the Library of Congress. This is the story Morten Søndergård in an article published on this site, suggested was based…

Marvel Steps Up

Looks like I may have spoken too soon when I wrote that Marvel could not be counted on to support ailing artist Gene Colan in his hour of need. Apparently, they have agreed to contribute towards paying for his treatment, though the exact amount will remain confidential. Great, but it’s still a disgrace that there…