Closing time!

  • In my design studio, most probably working like a madwoman! atย pro.mayazankoul.com
  • On the Zankoulizer, where you can create your own avatar: zankoulizer.me
  • In my 2 comic books! (that you can find at Virgin Megastore & Librairie Antoine in Lebanon)
  • On my Facebook page and Twitter page where I’ll be updating you with all events/exhibitions/projects, etc.

It’s truly been a pleasure! ย Keep in touch and have a beautiful day! ๐Ÿ™‚

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32 comments

  • Ekios Wednesday, May 18, 2011   Reply →

    Merci pour ce beau blog, ces bons moments de lecture ๐Ÿ™‚

    Un trรจs bonne continuation Maya, suerte !! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Delirious Wednesday, May 18, 2011   Reply →

    Best of luck my dear Maya in everything you do.

    I will come visit soon as promised!

    MWA!

  • Joe Wednesday, May 18, 2011   Reply →

    oh for gods sake! you even copy pasted the illustration.. not a way to say goodbye! ๐Ÿ™

  • Haytham Elkhoja Wednesday, May 18, 2011   Reply →

    *shoots you*

  • Mustapha Wednesday, May 18, 2011   Reply →

    You’ll come back. We all do..

  • Zeina Wednesday, May 18, 2011   Reply →

    Good morning Maya,
    How are you?
    I have just read your post and I still don’t know what to think. I wish you best of luck in everything you do. You deserve all the best.
    Is it “writer’s block”? Is it too much work? Is it some people’s comments? What happened?
    May I advise you to take it easy on yourself because life is too short? May I beg you not to silence the “writer-illustrator’s voice” in you?
    Have a wonderful day and best of luck in everything you do. If you ever decide to publish things again, we will be here to comment, to read, to share, to discuss…
    Take care.
    Zeina

  • Darine Wednesday, May 18, 2011   Reply →

    Oh no Maya!

    Here I was happy to see a new post in my google reader and then…

    You blog has given us so much laughs on dreary days and it was so much fun to follow you with your new experiences. …

    Well as Mustapha said , I do hope that you come back again. And we look forward to seeing your other work as well of course.

    Wish you all the best!

  • Niklas Smith Wednesday, May 18, 2011   Reply →

    I’m very sorry to see that you’ll be ending the blog, but it is your decision: you should only spend time on blogging if you get something out of it.

    I agree with Zeina’s comment: please don’t abandon your “writer-illustrating”, even if you do it in other places than the blog. And in case you decide to post anything on the blog we are all still subsribed ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Mahmoud Ghazayel Wednesday, May 18, 2011   Reply →

    ooohh there was really some good times waiting for the illustration and keeping up to date with everydays problem in a funny way, thank you for creating this blog and good luck in your job and with the zankoulizer and everything you do my dear friend ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Ahmad Osman Wednesday, May 18, 2011   Reply →

    Why do we always think that things will last forever?

    These mornings in Beirut Graphics, when I would arrive at 8.45h, always 15 minutes late, and I would open my four accounts to check them, plus your blog, plus the German euronews, plus the bag of peanuts.

    Then, at 9.30h, my art director would come and I would close everything and would pretend to work.

    Now that I do not work in a place that I loathe, suddenly my time became too precious for a peanut morning, and my schedule too unpredictable, and I forgot about the German euronews and you posted less.

    My God. Nothing remains of these mornings, really.

    When you quit your job to establish your own, I did too. I thought that I was going to retain you from these mornings โ€“ wrong answer. I am just fascinated that your blog died exactly when these mornings did, and now I will always associate the one with the other.

    I have just been hyper-dramatic, but besides that, I have also discovered that for me, you were a morning. It sounds poetic, but it also talks of a strong egoism. For us, the other is nothing other than our morning.

    My apologies, in a sense, and best wishes.

  • Mona Thursday, May 19, 2011   Reply →

    nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

    come back mayaaaaaaaaaaaa, come backkkkkkk………

    *clings to blog with misty eyes*

  • Mireille Thursday, May 19, 2011   Reply →

    sad it is official now

    hope u will have some more time again for the blog soon – we will always be here to nag on you… no u won’t get away from us.

  • HADY Thursday, May 19, 2011   Reply →

    That really makes me sad. I love your blog, I used to wait for your posts…

    Don’t you have 30mins at the end of the day to work on weekly posts? ๐Ÿ™

    Anyway, good luck with whatever you do ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Hommus Betheeneh Sunday, May 22, 2011   Reply →

    Hold on! “End of season 1” you say? Or the absolute end?
    Afraid that the “Maya” tab in my IE favorite’s bar will have to migrate to somewhere else.
    Wish you all the luck. And hope a second season comes out.

  • Emma Wednesday, May 25, 2011   Reply →

    Nooooo! I agree with all the sentiments before, but of course you should do what feels best for you. Good luck with everything! Who knows, maybe we will walk into each other in Beirut sometime….?

    All the best from Amsterdam (NL), Emma

  • Dana Thursday, May 26, 2011   Reply →

    Sniff sniff!!! First Oprah then you…. what is the world coming into…..sniff sniff

    i will personally miss u alot and hope that the wait for season 2 wont be too long….

    the best of luck with your future endeavours

    Take good care of urself

  • jimena Friday, May 27, 2011   Reply →

    I am so sad you decided to go. This is completely selfish on my part I know but you are such a good example of what a young, talented, creative and intelligent woman can do in this country… Thanks for being such a role model for my daughter Maha. God bless you and your work
    Jimena

  • KJ Sunday, May 29, 2011   Reply →

    You’ll be back ๐Ÿ˜› In the meantime, best of luck on all your endeavours and your path to return back here ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Natasha Sunday, May 29, 2011   Reply →

    Maya! You can’t do this to us :'(. Please re-consider!!!! Even if it’s one post a year! :((((

  • George Wednesday, June 1, 2011   Reply →

    all the luck sweetheart… will be awaiting season 2 ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Danielle Sunday, June 5, 2011   Reply →

    Good luck with all of your future endeavors Maya! It’s been a pleasure reading ur blog!

  • shoushou Monday, June 13, 2011   Reply →

    I hate death notices ( wra2 na3we) and this post is one of them.
    RIP to this lovely blog, good luck in your desgning office.

  • ู‚ุถูŠุช ู…ุน ู‡ุฐู‡ ุงู„ู…ุฏูˆู†ุฉ ุฃูˆู‚ุงุช ุฌู…ูŠู„ุฉุŒ ูˆ ูƒู†ุช ุงู„ู…ุชุงุจุน ุงู„ุตุงู…ุช ุฎู„ู ุงู„ุดุงุดุฉ
    the weird nerdy kid who observes the party next door from his fuzzy room -_-
    ูˆ ุฃุดูƒุฑูƒ ุนู„ู‰ ู…ุง ู‚ุฏู…ุชูŠู‡ ู…ู† ููˆุงุฆุฏ ูˆ ุทุฑุงุฆูุŒ ูˆ ูˆูู‚ูƒ ุงู„ู„ู‡ ููŠ ุฃุนู…ุงู„ูƒ ุงู„ู‚ุงุฏู…ุฉ ูˆ ูŠุณุฑ ู„ูƒ ุงู„ุฎูŠุฑ

  • Mohammad Charaf Sunday, July 24, 2011   Reply →

    Maya, why should you stop it, this site was my partner from 2 years ! I don’t want this to end.
    I hope u’ll come back as we are all hoping! I hope u’ll continue blogging! We will miss u maya. I think this is goodbye! ๐Ÿ™
    *Looks to the website sadly, a tear goes down and then closes the laptop,desperate*

    • nadia majdalani Tuesday, August 16, 2011   Reply →

      maya,you can’t stop this now because the work that you did was exiting

  • Gaytheist Wednesday, July 27, 2011   Reply →

    Recently bought your book, Amalgam vol. 2.. loved it, great work!

  • choura2yak Thursday, August 4, 2011   Reply →

    It would be a good thing to have a break, i used to do it in my old blogs as well, but i think that someone who works like you, and who have your style, should always keep on working, spreading his thoughts and sharing his opinions regarding many issues.
    You’ve got a great talent and this talent is not just for you, it is for all those who would love to get a share ๐Ÿ™‚
    Hope you will come back in a new season ๐Ÿ™‚
    Ana hayda ra2yeh , inta choura2yak.com

  • Rabih Saturday, August 13, 2011   Reply →

    I sadly kind of saw it coming to be honest, I know how hard it is to keep up with both a successful blog and a busy schedule, and you have been posting less comics and more news lately.. I really hope you find the time again for this creative outlet as we all have really enjoyed your illustrations ๐Ÿ™‚
    Best of luck Maya and hurry back ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • nadia majdalani Tuesday, August 16, 2011   Reply →

    maya,you have to continu because this exiting work is not to be end.this is so sad & I wish that you’re going to continue this beautiful work so plz don’t leave your hundred & hundred & hundred of your fans because they love you & they don’t want to say to you goodbuy so plz don’t leave us & goodluck.

  • Mcee Tuesday, November 1, 2011   Reply →

    I actually celebrated my birthday on 17/05 with this comic, I had a shock but I believed that Maya’s going to continue and give her best ๐Ÿ™‚

  • mark Saturday, December 17, 2011   Reply →

    maya,you canโ€™t stop this now because the work that you did was exiting

  • 16 September Tuesday, January 3, 2012   Reply →

    What .. !!! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ
    this is the first time I come here …

    no no no no ….

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