Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Scratch Books presents: Scratches, a new comics magazine edited by Joost Swarte, with new and previously unpublished work by the best international comics artists. Scratches is an English-language comics magazine, that will appear once yearly.

This first issue contains new or previously unpublished work by  a mix of established and upcoming Dutch, Flemish and the best international comics artists, like Robert Crumb and Aline Kominsky, Art Spiegelman, Chris Ware (backcover), Lars Fiske, Brecht Evens, Judith Vanistendael, Wasco and Joost Swarte, as well as three editorials on the heroes of illustration and comics pioneers: Dutch underground artist Mark Smeets (1942-1999), Belgian woodcut artist Frans Masereel (1889-1972) and the Spanish graphic designer Manolo Prieto (1921/1991). The issue also contains a loose-leaf poster with ‘Nam War’, a graphic project by Lennard Kok.

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Related link : scratchesmagazine.com/