Archive for May, 2013

It’s new book day at The Comic Art School. Simone Büchert’s Dead Apple Studio’s Book of Tales just arrived.

It's new book day at The Comic Art School. Simone Büchert's Dead Apple Studio's Book of Tales just arrived.

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New books! New books! Come and get them while they’re fresh! As always, they’re for free.

New books! New books! Come and get them while they're fresh! As always, they're for free.

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The new Yearbook arrives, and with 2 000 thick (more than 400 pages) copies, occupies most of our lobby…

The new Yearbook arrives, and with 2 000 thick (more than 400 pages) copies, occupies most of our lobby...

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Reading the brand new collection of early comics by Henri Gylander.

Reading the brand new collection of early comics by Henri Gylander.

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From today’s mailbag. Indulging in my love for the Marcinelle school, in this year of celebration.

From today's mailbag. Indulging in my love for the Marcinelle school, in this year of celebration.

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Spending the afternoon re-reading most of the books I own by Emmanuel Guibert, in preparation for our artist talk on Saturday. Sometimes I have the best job in the world.

Spending the afternoon re-reading most of the books I own by Emmanuel Guibert, in preparation for our artist talk on Saturday. Sometimes I have the best job in the world.

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Two comics that I brought home with me from my trip to Finland.

Two comics that I brought home with me from my trip to Finland.

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Comics academics doing what they do best: drinking beer and talking about books.

Comics academics doing what they do best: drinking beer and talking about books.

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Part of the book store at The Helsinki Comics Centre.

Part of the book store at The Helsinki Comics Centre.

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Listening to Thierry Groensteen talking about self representation in comics.

Listening to Thierry Groensteen talking about self representation in comics.

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The bar/café at The Helsinki Comics Centre.

The bar/café at The Helsinki Comics Centre.

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Meeting two heroes in Helsinki: Tarmo Koivisto (Mämmilä) and Leif Packalén (World Comics).

Meeting two heroes in Helsinki: Tarmo Koivisto (Mämmilä) and Leif Packalén (World Comics).

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Conference organizer Kai Mikkonen officially declaring the NNCORE 2013 International Conference in Comics Studies at the University of Helsinki, Finland, started.

Conference organizer Kai Mikkonen officially declaring the NNCORE 2013 International Conference in Comics Studies at the University of Helsinki, Finland, started.

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Today’s additions to the library.

Today's additions to the library.

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In today’s mail, more great Swedish escapism.

In today's mail, more great Swedish escapism.

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A new masterpiece being created.

A new masterpiece being created.

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Oh no, it’s the indomitable Swedes!

Oh no, it's the indomitable Swedes!

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Working on a crucial accessory to my own costume for tomorrow’s fancy dress party…

Working on a crucial accessory to my own costume for tomorrow's fancy dress party...

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Tomorrow’s costumes starting to take shape. Anyone who can guess the theme :)

Tomorrow's costumes starting to take shape. Anyone who can guess the theme :)

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Todays additions to The Stromberg Library.

Todays additions to The Stromberg Library.

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Cool guys at Copenhagen Beer Celebration.

Cool guys at Copenhagen Beer Celebration.

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At Copenhagen Beer Celebration. A good little beer festival. OK, so I’m comparing it to Nottingham’s Robin Hood Beer Festival, with 1100 beers…

At Copenhagen Beer Celebration. A good little beer festival. OK, so I'm comparing it to Nottingham's Robin Hood Beer Festival, with 1100 beers...

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