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Glauco Villas Boas Killer Arrested Again After Police Shoot Out

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 insane and was institutionalised into a psychiatric facility in Goiania after being diagnosed with a schizophrenic disorderUntil[...]

Deodato Borges Mike Deodato Sr Dies Aged 80

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 morreu.— Mike Deodato, Jr (@mikedeodato) August 25, 2014 "The flame died".Broadcaster, journalist and radio dramatist, Borges was the[...]


Monicas Gang To Become Monica And Friends In The USA

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 it sell half a million a couple of years ago An animated version airs on the Brazilian[...]

Brazilian Batman Vs The World Cup

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 a little familiar A 32-year-old dental technician Eron Morais de Melo who does so by dressing up[...]

Rafael Grampa Heads Up Nike Advertising Campaign In Brazil

Rafael Grampa Heads Up Nike Advertising Campaign In Brazil

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaUJMHNlSkM[/youtube]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 to show different sorts of football games, with children, with cartoon giants, with black and[...]


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 it is not the first time something like this happens Last year DC decided to put the[...]

The Sting Of V For Vinegar

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 the movement and because previous Anonymous activity, Occupy and the Arab Spring were models/antecedents, they used[...]

How The Justice League Are Helping Kids Fight Cancer In Brazil

How The Justice League Are Helping Kids Fight Cancer In Brazil

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 Superformula A new look to the hospital's Children's Ward, transformed into a Hall Of Justice.And a bunch of exclusive DC Comics to[...]

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 the story of a wandering prince that sees himself lost in the desert and decides to[...]

When Brazilian Creators Working For American Publishers Set Up On Their Own&#8230

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

But what comic books would these creators make without American publishers?Supernova Productions is a group of Brazilian comic book artists developing their own characters for free digital books, and on-demand print comics, published in Portugeuse and English, with Spanish and French to follow.They are Jack Herbert (Kirby Genesis), Geraldo Borges (Cry For Justice), JP Mayer[...]

Mauricio De Sousas First Graphic Novel

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 older audience...More are on the way, includng a graphic novel from Vitor Cafaggi, of the[...]

Frank Miller Running For Council. In Brazil.

Frank Miller Running For Council. In Brazil.

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 to it..." 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[...]

The Brazilian Superman Running For Office

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 believer in Portugeuse and usually used as slang for a Protestant Christian So not only does[...]

Brazil To Boycott Green Lantern

Brazil To Boycott Green Lantern?

One Brazilian blog which has previously shown a rather homophobic view of the recent gay marriage plotline in comic books, is claiming that there will be a retailer boycott of Green Lantern products in the country,Specifically citing Fantastico, a Brazilian TV show that reported the story as the main Green Lantern being gay, alongside shots[...]

The Avenger &#8211 A New Burger For Brazil

The Avenger – A New Burger For Brazil

In Brazil, a fast food restaurant called Habib has beaten the likes of MacDonalds and Burger King to closing a deal with Marvel/Disney for a new hamburger named Avenger That's a 200g beef burger patty, egg, bacon, tomato, lettuce, mayonnaise, cheese, special sauce and sesame-seed bun for 11.90R which is about five pounds or seven[...]

BBC Jumps On Brazilian Batman

BBC Jumps On Brazilian Batman

BBC News has run a piece on the Brazilian Batman Or rather, André Luiz Pinheiroan ex-soldier recruited by the Brazilian military police to help out in areas of high crime, while dressed as Batman Bleeding Cool was the first to report this story in English.The piece plays down any action that the individual will have,[...]

The Brazilian Military Police Recruit Batman. Seriously.

The Brazilian Military Police Recruit Batman. Seriously.

I don't know if they used a Bat Signal or not.But Brazilian military police in Taubaté have invited retired soldier André Luiz Pinheiro, aged 50, known for dressing as Batman, to help pacify city neighbourhoods suffering high crime levels.What exactly Batman Taubaté will do, will be decided at a meeting tomorrow between Pinheiro and Major[...]

The Biggest Comic Convention In America&#8230 Is In South America

The Biggest Comic Convention In America… Is In South America?

The FIQ - International Comic Book Festival, held in Belo Horizonte, Brazil last month is the largest comic convention in the American continents With 148,000 beating San Diego's capped 130,000 attendees.It may pale against the likes of Japan's Comiket and France's Angouleme, but it's a lot closer for the average American than either of those[...]