woensdag 27 juni 2018

comics and the roots of abstract art: Les Incoherents (1880s)

An example of the common ancestor of comics and early modernist abstract art;
Les Incoherents (1887) with a mockery on colorfield painting years before it kicked off



















https://www.wikiart.org/en/artists-by-art-movement/incoherents





















Eugène Bataille's (1883) Mona Lisa smoking a pipe inspired Marcel Duchamps L.H.O.O.Q (1919).
http://www.toutfait.com/an-exit-marcel-duchamp-and-jules-laforgue/

(Emile Cohl; Les Joyeux Microbes (1909))















Also member of Les Incoherents; Emile Cohl one of the pioneers of animation
https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/cohl_emile.htm


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incoherents

dinsdag 26 juni 2018

Grawlixes and the movies: The King of Bugs (1930)


a variety of Grawlixes popping up after an unexpected crash;
 Grawlixes, Squeens, spurls,  quimps, nittles, confusion and abnormal body posturing



Aesop's Fables; the King of Bugs 1930
John Foster
Harry Baily
van Beuren studio's

maandag 25 juni 2018

Grawlixes: Louis Forton (France 1879 1934)

( Louis Forton, 1928).













(from; http://delasaulaie.e-monsite.com/pages/livres-bd-revues/bibi-fricotin.html)

 emanata quimps grawlix grawlixes coises grosmots jurons #@!?!

woensdag 31 januari 2018

maandag 29 januari 2018

Asemic writing in comics: Fufu Frauenwahl































fufu frauenwahl
http://www.fufufrauenwahl.com/
 for Bilderberg konferenz Jack Chick tribute
https://www.facebook.com/events/113655399330268/

Mort Walker (September 3, 1923 – January 27, 2018)






Mort Walker (September 3, 1923 – January 27, 2018)
(image source http://beetlebailey.com/comic_tag/swear-word/)
#grawlixes #grawlix

maandag 4 september 2017

Asemic writing and comics

Asemic writing as alien language:
'Kryptonese'



Superman Action Comics 241 (1958)
















popeye: sea hag and alice the goon


dinsdag 3 januari 2017

Grawlixes and Art: Roy Lichtenstein

Wimpy (tweet)
Roy Lichtenstein 1961


original source:
Thimble Theatre, Sagendorf. (1961)


Lichtenstein Foundation