Space Oddity: The Book




Andrew Kolb has taken David Bowie's Space Oddity and turned it into an illustrated children's book, full of bright, happy folk. Well, at least until the end. I don't think I could read it to my kid without having to answer some uncomfortable questions, but it looks beautiful. Comics Alliance has the whole book on their site and you can download it here.

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What's In The Box?!


"I visited your home this morning after you'd left. I tried to play husband. I tried to taste the life of a simple man. It didn't work out, so I took a souvenir... her pretty head." (What's In The Box?! by Dann Matthews)

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Johnny Depp And The Depp Depp Of Depp


That would make one hell of a movie marathon — I wonder how long it would take? I mean I know I could add up all the run times, but I'm not going to do that. (Johnny Depp by Derek Eads)

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Where's WALL-E?


While I did locate WALL-E, I was pleased to see Marvin the Paranoid Android, Twiki from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Muffit form the original Battlestar Galactica, Futurama's Calculon and, too my great pleasure, Mr. Butlertron from Clone High. Wesley! (Where’s WALL-E? by Richard Sargent; link via The Daily What Geek)

8-Bit Breaking Bad


The inclusion of Victor under the ATM machine is a nice touch. Click through for the full character legend. We started watching Breaking Bad this summer and caught up just in time to realize we'd missed the first three episodes of the new season. Arrggghhhh! (Breaking Bad iotacons by Andy Rash)

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Internet Memes in a Landscape


Is this how internet memes will be remembered in the future. I'm going to go with yes. (Based on Gherardo di Giovanni del Fora's Chaste Women in a Landscape, by Hillary White)

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Calvin, Hobbes, Terminator

"Johnny and Uncle Bob is a syndicated daily comic strip that was written and illustrated by American cartoonist James Cameron, and syndicated from October 26, 1984 to August 29, 1997. It follows the humorous antics of John, a foul mouthed six-year-old boy messiah, and Uncle Bob, his stoic robot friend." (Johnny and Uncle Bob by ninjaink)

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I Want To Believe. Wocka, Wocka, Wocka!


Fox Mulder meets Fozzie Bear. You know? It totally works. I think Janice, the guitarist from Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem would make a good Scully for him. (Fozzie Mulder by Amy Mebberson)

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Pop Culture Dads BBQ


With father figures like these, you are going to be one messed up kid. Dads by Nathan Stapley for his upcoming solo show at Gallery 1988. Looking forward to seeing a larger version, but so far I can identify Marlin (Finding Nemo), Poseidon, Walter White (Breaking Bad), Clark Griswold, Darth Vader, Henry Jones, Sr., Jack Torrance, Homer Simpson, Mr. Incredible and Mrs. Doubtfire, to name a few.

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8-Bit Last Supper

Divine Intervention by Aled Lewis for the iam8bit art show. Wow, it's been awhile since I've posted a Last Supper, and it used to be my blogging bread and butter.

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How-To Guide To Kill A Monster


Print this out and hang it on your wall for quick reference. It contains important information, especially regrading monster's nards. (Wolfman's Got Nards by Dave Perillo)

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BearShark


Consider this "my" contribution to Shark Week. Animation by Harry Partridge.

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Zombies VS. Unicorns

Sure the zombies might get a few unicorns due to sheer numbers, but in the end the unicorns would decimate them. Unless... zombie unicorns! (Josh Cochran; link via Nicole Sgueglia)

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8-Bit Pulp Fiction


Andy Rash's Iotacons are extremely low-res full-body portraits of celebrities and characters from pop culture. They are usually no more than 25 pixels high, and end up looking like they walked out of an early video game. (From Fuel Your Illustration's interview with Rash)
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