(1905-1976) was a highly popular and prolific
French cartoonist and illustrator, whose works were ubiquitous in France from the 1930s to the 1970s: Dubout illustrated books, film posters
(notably those of Marcel Pagnol), magazines, advertisements, postcards and some of his cartoons were eventually adapted as a movie
. Today, Dubout is best known as the creator of the Dubout couple
; figurine version
), consisting of a very large, full-bosomed, dominating, angry-looking wife with a diminutive, hapless and mustachioed husband in tow. Dubout's work is often highly detailed, and images larger than the tiny ones available on the official website are shown under the fold. [more inside]
Comic book artist Joe Kubert has died.
Kubert, who started a New Jersey school of cartooning
that cemented his legacy
as an industry great
, has died after a hospital stay. He was 85
Professional: Perspectives on Work - Takehiko Inoue 1 2 3 4 5 6
Nothing is Forgotten
, a lovely little wordless comic about loss, fear, kindness, and memory.
"Fabulas Panicas" (Panic Fables)
. Filmmaker and frequent Moebius
collaborator Alexandro Jodorwsky, had his own trippy newspaper comic in the 60s .(previous Jodorwsky and Moebius
is the homepage of cartoonist Carol Lay, creator of the strip Story Minute. In addition to being one of the few places one can view the strip
without going through Salon's obnoxious free pass system. The site has the best autobiography
I've seen for an artist site and images of earlier bizarre parodies
of Salvador Dali and the Shroud of Turin.