Sunday, August 4, 2013

NZ Comics, Cartoons + Art Sunday Gallery

In an effort to keep up while I'm traveling and in deadline hell over the next couple months expect some image heavy posts.

A couple Dylan Horrocks book covers for Victoria University Press. (Via Dylan's FB)

Roy Hunt depicts a NZ Christmas from The New Zealand Freelance Christmas Annual 1919. (Via Papers Past)

Roger Langridge draws Usagi & Fred for the Baltimore Comic Con fundraiser auction. (via Hotel Fred)

Colin Wilson Dredd/Rogue Trooper commission.

Picturesque Fairlie illustrations from Korero magazine May 8th, 1944 artist unknown.

Series of three John Kent illustrations of Margaret Thatcher and John Bull for BBC Newsnight. (Via The Political Cartoon Society)

Ben Stenbeck pencil drawing from 2003 (Via Monsters and Stuff)

Preview of Tim Molloy's limited edition mini The Origins Of The Sect Of The Bleeding Eye available at Tim's Strange Pageant exhibition.

Crime serial Stephen Clark from by Harry Bennett from The new Supreme Feature Comics #2 circa late '40s.

James Davidson previews pages from Moa #4 (via Moa Blog)

Everyday Life Can Be Pretty Interesting Stuff - 14th June 2013

Pictures from art show at Signal following a five week course for young cartoonists in Melbourne. Michael Fikaris and Kieran Mangan comic below excerpted from a 100 page anthology produced over the five weeks. Guest tutors included: Mandy Ord, Michael Fikaris, Sam Wallman, Simon Hanselmann, Kieran Mangan, and Stewart Cole. Everyday Life Can Be Pretty Interesting Stuff and many other fine comics are available from the Silent Army Storeroom.

Yashar Hosseini

M P Fikaris

The Shadow - Frew Comics

Covers above from the initial series of the Shadow, initially drawn by Jeff Wilkinson  with Peter Chapman concluding the run of 12 issues. Frew relaunched The Shadow in 1952 with Peter Chapman drawing 168 issues. Selection of covers from the second series featured below.