A Great Year For Us: Thank You! Happy 2015!

December 31, 2014 by  
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We’ve done well this year, most notably achieving 50% growth in the general trade (general bookstores, libraries, Amazon, and such)! We’re up significantly overall with such successes as Beauty and All Star being warmly received and going back to press rapidly but also with Bilal’s entry in the Louvre collection (we have some major names […]

Philosophical Qualifications

May 18, 2012 by  
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I don’t have a degree in Philosophy, and frankly, I don’t think you need one to be a “lover of wisdom” – which is the exact translation of the word “philosopher”. I do have a degree in Theology from the University of Amsterdam. It was something of a genetic necessity: both my parents were ministers […]

How did my Philosophy Comic come about?

May 14, 2012 by  
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It all started way back in 2007… I had the good fortune to be making occasional comics for newspaper NRC.Next, with a special assignment: I visited theater shows and made reviews in comic form. I loved the format, and wanted to extend it to other areas. In April 2007 a philosopher from the North of […]

Welcome Stan Mack and Margreet de Heer

Quick post to welcome two new artists to our blog: Stan Mack, formerly of the Village Voice, who’ll be talking about his upcoming:             of which you can see more right here… This is being solicited at comics stores now…           and Margreet whose charming, concise and […]