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Ivan Reis And Rafael Grampá’s Mashup Batman/Joker Poster For CCXP Is Pretty Cool

Two of Brazil’s comic book stars in the US have worked together on this Batman/Joker mashup poster image for CCXP, Comic Con Experience, the Sao Paulo comic convention for later this year. Reis on the Joker, Grampa on the Batman. …

Glauco Villas Boas’ Killer Arrested Again, After Police Shoot Out

Four and a half years ago, we ran a story about how a Brazilian cartoonist, Glauco Villas Boas and his son were killed by a man claiming religious conviction. Carlos Eduardo Sundfeld Nunes confessed, was arrested and charged. He was found …

Deodato Borges, “Mike Deodato Sr”, Dies, Aged 80

Yesterday, it was reported that Brazilian comic book creator Deodato Borges died, at the age of 80. He suffered a series of heart attacks, some time after being treated for cancer of the kidneys. His son, Mike Deodato, tweeted, O Flama …

Brazil Now Has Its Own Judge Dredd Megazine – And It’s ‘Damn Magnetic’ For Readers

Judge Dredd is taking Brazil by storm, in particular in the form of its own Judge Dredd Megazine called Juiz Dredd Megazine. It ran for 6 issues of 64 pages in its initial series and is getting ready to kick …

Monica’s Gang To Become Monica And Friends In The USA

Monica’s Gang is one of the most successful comics around, and certainly America’s best selling comic. It just happens to mostly sell in South America. Brazil to be specific, around 400,000 an issue, though a recent “kiss” cover issue saw …

Brazilian Batman Vs The World Cup

The AFP reports on the Batman Of Brazil. There have been many protests in Rio de Janeiro over communities being destroyed and residents evicted to build stadiums for the upcoming World Cup being held there. One of the protestors looks …

Rafael Grampa Heads Up Nike Advertising Campaign In Brazil

This is the clip from the new Nike Brasil TV ad, featuring the art of legendary Brazilian cartoonist Rafael Grampa, animated. It’s one of a number of vignettes that show the Brazilian football team in a match, that cuts away …

A New Solo DC Comics Title From Geoff Johns Spinning Out Of Forever Evil – And Creator-Owned Vertigo Comic Too

Yesterday, we reported on the Brazilian comic convention FIQ, and the revelation of a Paul Dini/Eduardo Risso Vertigo Batbook in the works. Wasn’t the only DC news breaking out of this show, which challenges San Diego Comic Con for supremacy …

More Adventures Of Lobo In Brazil

Yildiray Cinar bulks up the new Lobo design a little, ahead of his appearance in Supergirl… We’ve had quite a bit of Brazilian traffic since our post the other week. One from newssite Judeo reported; It is worth saying that …

The Sting Of V For Vinegar

You may have seen on the news that around two weeks ago, Brazil was host to widespread protests against government corruption and wasteful spending, prompted by a hike in public transport fares. Anonymous Brazil released several videos in support of …

How The Justice League Are Helping Kids Fight Cancer In Brazil

The Buzzfeed have some great buzz. Like this Brazilian project from Warner Bros, JWT and the A.C.Camargo Cancer Center in São Paulo, Brazil. Covers for intravenous bags for children undergoing cancer treatment, created based on the Justice League, dubbed the …

Now Is The Time To Stock Up On Some Criterion Collection Movies

The sale titles include Brazil – which is the greatest film ever made in the history of cinema, as we all know. There’s also Rosemary’s Baby, Rashomon, In The Mood For Love, The Game and The Royal Tennenbaums…

VIDEO: A Burlesque Remake Of Terry Gilliam’s Brazil

What Brazil always needed was a bit more burlesque, right? Well, wrong. But here we go anyway.

A Brazilian Sleeping Beauty

Paula Mastroberti is a Brazilian comic book creator with a new graphic novel planned of her own for next year. Adormecida: cem anos para sempre is a reinvention of the fairy tale Sleeping Beauty, from  8INVERSO Graphics. The book tells …

When Brazilian Creators Working For American Publishers Set Up On Their Own…

While comic book companies have often used South American artists on their books, sometimes because they were cheaper, more reliable, better trained and less likely to cause trouble, there has been a real boom of late, at both Marvel, DC, …

Mauricio De Sousa’s First Graphic Novel

After a long development, Brazil’s Mauricio de Sousa Productions have put out its first original graphic novel, through Panini. By Danilo Beyruth, these ate the same people being Monica’s Gang, Brazil’s best selling comic. Though this is aimed an an …

Frank Miller Running For Council. In Brazil.

We’ve had Paul Ryan running for Vice President of the USA. Now we have Frank Miller running for Vereador in Sao Paulo in Brazil. Basically, that’s a town councilman. “Something tells me to stop with the town. I don’t listen …

The Brazilian Superman Running For Office

There are many political parties who fight elections in Brazil. Sometimes, lesser-known candidates choose weird and wonderful aliases to stand out from their competition. Take Ewerson Alves da Silva. He has closen the alias of Clark Crente, with “crente” meaning …