Joost Swarte

Recent articles about Joost Swarte

The theatre that Swarte built

Issue 49, Autumn 2003


On April 30 1995, the Dutch cartoonist Joost Swarte was miserably tossing around on his…

Back into battle

Issue 51, Spring 2004


Nicholas Blechman’s ’zine is a barbed response to contemporary US politics

Comics for damned intellectuals

Issue 8, Autumn 1992


It is ten years since Françoise Mouly and Art Spiegelman impetuously founded Raw Books and Graphics. Since then, Raw, the couple’s alternative comic strip magazine, has provided an outlet for talented unknowns, given new significance to the term ‘graphic novel’, almost single-handedly reinvented one of America’s most popular indigenous artforms – all on a shoestring budget.

Recent blog posts about Joost Swarte

Take the clear line

28 October 2019
Graphic design, Illustration, Magazines, Posters, Visual culture

Kunstal Rotterdam presents a generous survey of work by Dutch illustrator, designer and comic artist Joost Swarte. Jan Middendorp reports
Joost Swarte must be the best known and most appreciated Dutch illustrator, designer and comic…