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Look Here: BAREFOOT IN THE HEAD with James McMullan, the Dillons, and the geat unknown

In my recent conversation with Jeffrey Meyer, which I hope you have read and enjoyed, the artist tentatively but astutely suggests that Boards of Canada’s music “might be a good reference point” for understanding the conceptual basis of his own “Nostalgia” series of collages, which he described to me as “a conscious attempt to deal… Continue reading Look Here: BAREFOOT IN THE HEAD with James McMullan, the Dillons, and the geat unknown

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Look Here, Read: “The Guardian Spiders,” with art by Jeffrey Jones

From The Charlton Bullseye vol. 1, no. 1 (1975), here’s “The Guardian Spiders,” with art by Jeffrey Jones and script by the great unknown: [CLICK IMAGES TO ENLARGE] According to the authors of Jeffrey Jones: The Definitive Reference, Jones drew “The Guardian Spiders” for King Comics in 1967. Unfortunately for the artist, however, King failed… Continue reading Look Here, Read: “The Guardian Spiders,” with art by Jeffrey Jones

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Look Here, Read: “The Touch of Gentle George,” with art by Bernie Krigstein

From Real Clue Crime Stories, vol. 6, no. 7 (September 1951), here’s “The Touch of Gentle George,” with pencils and inks by the great Bernie Krigstein and script by the great unknown; the scans are from the Digital Comics Museum, an amazing online archive of free public domain Golden Age Comics, but I’ve made a… Continue reading Look Here, Read: “The Touch of Gentle George,” with art by Bernie Krigstein

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Look Here, Read: “Cottage of Love,” with art by Harry Lucey

From Darling Love #8 (Summer 1951), here’s “Cottage of Love,” with art by the incomparable Archie artist and 2012 Eisner Hall of Fame inductee, Harry Lucey, and script by the great unknown, and since the cover of Darling Love #8 is also by Lucey, I’ve included it as well, though it’s obviously just a recoloured… Continue reading Look Here, Read: “Cottage of Love,” with art by Harry Lucey

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Look Here, Read: “The Man Who Painted on Air,” with art by Steve Ditko

From Unusual Tales #7 (May 1957), here’s “The Man Who Painted on Air,” cover and story, with art by Steve Ditko and script by the great unknown: [CLICK IMAGES TO ENLARGE] Registered users can download Unusual Tales #7, in its entirety, via The Digital Comics Museum; the story posted above is a version of the… Continue reading Look Here, Read: “The Man Who Painted on Air,” with art by Steve Ditko

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Look Here: One lovely cover with antiseptic airbrush art by Peter Lloyd

Last time I scanned and posted two covers with uncredited, unsigned art in a style that precisely matches what we see on the cover of Richard A. Lupoff’s The Crack in the Sky, a reader more knowledgeable than I am kindly delurked to suggest that the artist might be Peter Lloyd, and since I agreed… Continue reading Look Here: One lovely cover with antiseptic airbrush art by Peter Lloyd

Comics · Here, Read · Illustration Art · Link Roundup · Look Here · Moebius · Obituaries

Rest in Peace: Jean “Moebius” Giraud (8 May 1938 – 10 March 2012)

French cartoonist, illustrator, concept artist, and (inter)national treasure, Jean Giraud, also known as “Moebius” and “Gir,” died earlier today, 10 March 2012, in Paris after a long illness; he was 73 years old. [CLICK IMAGES TO ENLARGE] “When I am in the skin of Moebius, I draw in a state of trance,I try to escape… Continue reading Rest in Peace: Jean “Moebius” Giraud (8 May 1938 – 10 March 2012)

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Download: “Lux and Ivy’s Favorites”

Available as twelve ZIP compilations of anywhere from 27 to 31 mp3s each, “Lux and Ivy’s Favorites” is an attempt to track down and make available for free all of the songs mentioned/recommended in various interviews with husband-and-wife duo, Lux Interior and Poison Ivy, of the legendary punk-rockabilly band, The Cramps. You can download the… Continue reading Download: “Lux and Ivy’s Favorites”