Cover your eyes, Bart! Marge Simpson, the style icon

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Wednesday 11 December 2013

Marge has had a makeover! Italian illustrator Alexsandro Palombo has treated us to his best collection of fashion satire yet, featuring none other than Mrs. Simpson. Regarded as ‘the father of fashion satire,’ Alexsandro is known for his controversial and unflattering illustrations of celebs and ‘calling out high fashion designers on stealing vs. borrowing designs from the past’.

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Cartoon characters x-ray photos by Chris Panda

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 4 December 2013

French illustrator and comic artist Chris Panda has come up with a series of drawings that takes us deep inside our favourite cartoon characters. No not like, feelings deep inside. More like skeletons deep inside. It’s a simple but fun series involving characters like Iron Man, Fionna and Cake, Sailor Moon, and oh just take […]

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Disturbing stoner comics by indie cartoonist Simon Hanselmann

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 21 November 2013

So get this. There’s this witch with vices like drugs and depression. Her name is Megg. She has a talking cat named Mogg and an Owl-friend named, well, Owl. They also have a friend called Werewolf Jones. One day the three friends decide to kick out WW Jones (that’s his nickname, get with it) just […]

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Aoki Densetsu Shoot! old school Japanese soccer anime

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By Andrey Varela in Video on Wednesday 31 July 2013

I couldn’t pick between all the real-life TV series my friends were imploring me to get into, so instead I chose a Japanese soccer cartoon I used to watch when I was a kid. Aoki Densetsu Shoot is hilarious, and contains all the stereotypical quirks one would expect from anime.

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Guy animates wife’s corny joke

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By Low Lai Chow in Video on Wednesday 8 May 2013

Haha, this is hilarious. When director Adam Patch’s wife got drunk and told him an lame joke about tortilla chips, he taped down what she said and made it into a cute cartoon. Hey, it’s pretty endearing stuff, especially with her slurred voice telling the joke. We can totally see more corny joke-to-cartoons coming right […]

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Get yourself Cartoonized by animator Natali Voorthuis

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By Joyce de Gruiter in New Art on Thursday 25 April 2013

Interested in getting yourself cartoonized? Send an email to animator and designer Natali Voorthuis, known for her ironic and humorous animations and her bittersweet pretty girls with ugly comic faces. For a small commission, she will create a cartoon drawing of you or the one you love. Score.

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Animated TV shows rebranded as hipster fashion logos

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By Rumplestiltskin in New Design on Thursday 9 August 2012

As an exercise in logo examination, I re-branded popular animated shows from the twentieth century as they would look if designed to market themselves as a hipster fashion label.

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Superjail: a savagely funny cartoon

Earl Barrett-Holloway Reader Find

By Earl Barrett-Holloway in Video on Tuesday 8 May 2012

When my girlfriend first showed me this cartoon I thought something was happening to my body that was going to end badly. Superjail is so savage, funny, and well done, that I don’t know what to do with myself. I was talking to a friend at MoCCA Fest last week and he said his wife […]

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Lo-fi felt tip drawings by Timothy Tate

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By Timothy Tate in New Art on Thursday 19 April 2012

My drawings mostly come about through imagined scenarios and fancies, an obsession with wordplay, and the indefatigable joys of anthropomorphism.

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New York Dating Stories turned into a living comic book

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By Einav in Cool Websites on Friday 6 April 2012

How many dates happen every night in New York City? Some of them might be perfect and romantic. Some of them might be awkward or ridiculous. Some of them might be worth telling. This project started with a bunch of friends sharing their most memorable dates in comic strips. If you have a good story, please share.

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Brilliant animation by the Toondra animation studio

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By Alex in Video on Tuesday 26 April 2011

Toondra animation studio is one of the better known animation studios in Russia creating animated music videos and commercial animation. This is the video for the song My Name Is Shnur by the legendary rock band, Leningrad.

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Interview with Australian artist Steve Cakebread

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By Mark Barwald in New Illustration on Monday 26 July 2010

Steve Cakebread has been a graphic designer and cartoonist for twenty years. His off-kilter cartoons, which are a wry comment on human condition, have been published in newspapers and surf titles like The Bulletin, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Good Weekend, The Melbourne Age, Australian Surfing Life, Fleur (Brazilian Surf Magazine). When I asked why he doesn’t take his cartoons to job interviews, he told me he thinks they might just be an acquired taste, and wouldn’t want to upset any delicate palates. I’m starting to understand what he was getting at.

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Robot Chicken lampoons pretty much everything

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By Xavier Toby in Video on Wednesday 14 July 2010

The creators of Robot Chicken seem to have hit on an indestructible comedy formula that involves making claymation characters of either a television show, celebrity or popular myth and hoping something funny happens. If that doesn’t work the character is exploded, murdered, battered or sexually abused — which is fine because they’re not real.

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Crazy guitars by Ben Simon

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Products on Tuesday 4 May 2010

If I ever start a kids band, I’m going to insist that we use guitars built by Ben Simon – they’re fully functional, but look like they’re taken straight out of a Hannah Barbara cartoon.

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Natalie Dee cartoons

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By Dijana Necovski in New Illustration on Monday 19 April 2010

At times it might be rude and crude, but no matter what your taste, if you have even a bit of a sense of humour, Natalie Dee will make you laugh, if not cringe or just softly chuckle at her cartoons. They may seem like simple drawings at first, but look a little closer, and these friendly penguins and gossip girls are full of personality.

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