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THE PHILOSOPHICAL FLIES OF AN ECCENTRIC DANISH – Robert Storm Petersen, an extravagant cartoonist and painter

Surprising views on art and popular culture The son of a butcher, he grew up in Copenhagen and interrupted his studies at the Academy of Art, starting to work as an illustrator and stand-up comedian. As a comic writer, he collaborated extensively with the Copenhagen newspaper Berlingske Tidende and cartoonist. On the environment of the petty bourgeoisie of Copenhagen, he …

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THE ARMADILLO’S PROPHECY – The diversified graphic experiences of Zerocalcare

An individual story within a generational one of unease and uncertainty The relationship with his friends is important, even if sometimes he has little time to dedicate to him. He even has his own comic blog, www.zerocalcare.it, where he publishes short stories with an autobiographical background. His lifestyle includes abstinence from the consumption of tobacco, alcohol and drugs. Her stage …

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DRAWING THE LINE WITH A CARTOONIST – Jitet Kustana, cartoonist from Indonesia

When a comic is born between coffee and cigarettes He is the creator of the Indonesian Gold Pencil Foundation and actively participates in international comic exhibitions and competitions. As a young man with no future ahead of him, Jitet Kustana https://www.irancartoon.com/site/artists/jitet-kustana had no perception of what he would do when he grew up. This father of four born in 1967 …

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INDIAN GRAPHICAL TELLERS – Kaveri Gopalakrishnan, an independent comics maker and illustrator

Books that leave an indelible mark on India’s future She loves to explore the influences that her artistic training has on the visual language of comics. A graphic story, or a fun label design, is for Kaveri Gopalakrishnan https://storyweaver.org.in/users/989-kaveri-gopalakrishnan the opportunity to create her mysterious dreams that draw nourishment from two apparently incompatible roots: fantasy and nature. From the invisible …

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IDEAS AND METHODOLOGIES BY A KOREAN DREAMER – To know an abstract artist working in Daegu

Jungwoo Hong: Korean Traditional Art and American Action Painting He is not Jackson Pollock, Jasper Johns, Willem de Kooning or Jean-Michel Basquiat, yet just like them, he mixes various mediums in his paintings. As an artist, he prefers to work in places other than the studio, even on the street or in any bar, because it allows him to visualize …

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THE FILIPINO CARTOONISTS WAVE – Jess Jodloman, a veteran of the Filipino komiks industry

A very fine brush inking style Whatever he has drawn deserves to be appreciate as an example of Filipino excellence. It is on black & white horror and adult fantasy magazines that he had display the best, on a 1981 16-page featured story: The Red Stone. He drew beautiful drawings of Sword & Sorcery. He had caught everyone’s attention in …

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FEELINGS, WORLD VISIONS AND MANGA – Hiromu Arakawa, a consistent and unpretentious style

A manga for entertainment, away from sadness Born in 1973 in Makubetsu, on a May day, she grew up on the family farm, dreaming of becoming a comic book author from an early age. In the presentation of her albums, Hiromu Arakawa – who has been the mother of a child since 2007 – has the habit of drawing herself …

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THE ARTIST WHO CAME FROM THE MASSES – Carlo J. Caparas, a conflict of aesthetic systems

When an Artist Award it is declared void  He is known as a director of numerous massacre films such as Kuratong Baleleng. Filipino comic strip creator and writer-turned film director he was born in Pampanga in 1958. At the University of Santo Tomas Hospital in Manila, Donna Villa, passed away when was 57. Together with husband, Carlo J. Caparas https://www.facebook.com/LenteNiCaparas/, …

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A PEN NAME, BEFORE WW2 – Antonia Yeoman, a major cartoonist and Punch contributor for many years

When write, “A gentleman left this for you, Sir” If during your trip to London you want to add a good comic book to your shopping cart, there are several shops in the city where you can buy comic books and albums, such as Forbidden Planet https://forbiddenplanet.com/stores/london-megastore/, the largest and most famous comic book, science fiction, fantasy and cult retailer. …

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DEMONSTRATING POWER OF CARTOONS – Shivram Dattatreya Phadnis, the cartoonist who cuts language barriers

When comics become a language In 1924, its capital was chose as the seat of the Indian National Congress, under the presidency of Mahatma Gandhiji. The region is known for kunda, a milk-based dessert. Its newspapers include Vijay Karnataka, Samyukta Karnataka and Kannadamma in Kannada. Here, where cartoonist Shivram Dattatreya Phadnis was born, you can find the large village of …

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