A morbid Sergio Aragones strip from the back cover of the 1987 Xmas Super Special of Mad Magazine (Australian edition). Here’s the front cover, also by Aragones:
Disembodied Smile — Flannery O’Connor
Balloon Land — Ub Iwerks
1989 Matt Groening Profile in Mother Jones
Diogenes and Plato — Paul Ollswang
(Read Paul Ollswang’s fantastic comic Cynicism here)
“Hold On Elmo’s Texting” Elmo — Ted McCagg
At Hark! A Vagrant, Kate Beaton Does Macbeth
Cartoonist Kate Beaton riffs on Macbeth. From her site Hark! A Vagrant.
Albert Dubout’s Charming Illustrations for Don Quixote
Überblog A Journey Round My Skull has posted (another) fantastic set of illustrations for Don Quixote, this time by French cartoonist and illustrator Albert Dubout. See some of our favorites below, but check out A Journey’s post for more (including a link to all 381 images from the book)–
Beaton Does Gatsby
Cartoonist Kate Beaton lampoons F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby at her site Hark, A Vagrant. Wonderful send-up of what has to be one of America’s most overrated novels.