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Slabbed-pt1

Slabbed: did I just throw thousands of pounds away? (Part1) I destroyed a valuable comic (or did I?) and then it became even more valuable (or did it?) If you don’t know what slabbing is, it may behoove you to read this blog first: SLABS: a very peculiar practice So… background… I grew up loving …

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Redacted-Alpha

Redacted Comics: Alpha 36 pages. US Comic. £0.00   FREE DOWNLOAD Redacted Comics are a place where I enjoy bits of pre-existing works ~ but maybe not in the way their creators intended. This issue is appropriated from Alpha Flight 40 (published by Marvel Comics in 1986). The original work was by Bill Mantlo, David …

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TEDx

TEDx SPRINTS: Delta-2 ~ Pass It On One of my favourite projects in 2021 was at TEDx SPRINTS ~ a creative bootcamp where visual artists have 48 hours to produce an artwork on a specific issue. All works are then published under an open license, so that activists, nonprofits and educators globally can use them in their …

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nearlymades-review

  nearlymades : reviewed by Page 45 We get asked about abstract comics on a not infrequent basis and since the excellent ABSTRACT COMICS hardcover anthology went out of print, seemingly into the great abstract void of fuzzy-black-never-to-be-reprintedness without even the merest hint of brilliant-shining-tunnel-of-light back-from-the-dead softcover reprint, we have nothing to show people. Until now… Simon …

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Myth-Pix

Tyr : A4. Pen and ink Only the god of battle was brave enough to offer his right hand as a guarantee that the aesir were not tricking Fenrir… they were, of course, and that hand was bitten clean off. BACK TO WORK Hera and Heracles : A4. Pen and ink Hera, queen of the Gods, loathed …

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Triptych

DC Triptych : three 1m canvases. Acrylic and enamel paintThree pictures ~ Menace, Desperation and Peril ~ recalling the halcyon days of this artist’s childhood.BACK TO WORK BACK TO WORK blogmy workpresentingconsultingshopabout metalk to me blogging & blagginglatest blatherings and writings here DC Triptych : three 1m canvases. Acrylic and enamel paintThree pictures ~ Menace, Desperation …

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Utgard-Loki

Utgard-Loki : A4. Pen and ink Útgarða-Loki, lord of castle Útgarðr in Jötunheimr, called himself Skrýmir when he met Thor, Loki and Thjalfi on the road and used his magics to bamboozle the small gods. A very early lesson in things not always being as they seem… BACK TO WORK blog my work presenting consulting …

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Threepenny

BACK TO WORK BACK TO WORK blogmy workpresentingconsultingshopabout metalk to me blogging & blagginglatest blatherings and writings here BACK TO WORK blogmy workpresentingconsultingshopabout metalk to me blogging & blagginglatest blatherings and writings here Threepenny Novel : A4. Pen and ink. Watercolour and bleachThe oldest drawings I still share are from Bertolt Brecht’s 1934 prose variant of The Threepenny Opera …

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