December 31, 2011 1:11 PM   Subscribe

Boulet is a well-known cartoonist and illustrator in France, but I think he's pretty obscure in the English-speaking world. He's been posting a popular blog in comic form since 2004 (in French), but lately he's been going through the backlog and translating his comics into English, posting a new one every few days. He covers daily life, vacations, the work of a cartoonist, comics conventions, and random crap with cute illustrations and self-deprecating humor. Be sure to click the "REACT" or "Comments" link on each entry - he added a bonus comic to most of the entries at translation time. Happy New Year (2006)!

A few more favorites:
Pixel quantum physics (with 8-bit Stephen Hawking!)
Parasites - excerpts from his work illustrating a science column for children
Bad kitty

Plus, some things I learned about by reading the translated blog:
Barbapapas, Donkey Skin, Cenovis (culinary uses thereof), Pucca and Shabadabada
posted by moonmilk (6 comments total) 24 users marked this as a favorite
I am loving this, thank you.
posted by infini at 1:16 PM on December 31, 2011

These are incredible.

And the accuracy with which he depicts comic cons is amazing.
posted by darksong at 2:46 PM on December 31, 2011

This is awesome. Thank you!
posted by archagon at 3:12 PM on December 31, 2011

"And isn't that carcinogenic?" "Only on Mac. Will put a warning."
posted by smidgen at 3:27 PM on December 31, 2011

The style reminds me of Tim Kreider.
posted by archagon at 3:41 PM on December 31, 2011

...but a kinder, gentler, more manga-inspired Tim Kreider.
posted by archagon at 7:20 PM on December 31, 2011 [1 favorite]

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