Comics

USA

Art Spiegelman Walks Through His Retrospective

Art Spiegelman Walks Through His Retrospective

Posted November 11th, 2013

Comics, Shows, USA

“A new retrospective of Art Spiegelman’s work opened at the Jewish Museum in New York. Spiegelman is a little ambivalent about the prospect of having a retrospective, but he is happy to revisit works ranging from his early childhood cartoons to his seminal graphic novel,… Read More

Videos

Heroes & Villains: The Comic Book Art of Alex Ross

Heroes & Villains: The Comic Book Art of Alex Ross

Posted July 18th, 2013

Comics, Documentaries, Videos

One of the greatest artists in the field of comic books, Alex Ross has revitalized classic superheroes into works of fine art with his brilliant use of watercolor. By building on the foundation of the great artists who came before him, Ross’ paintings have revolutionized… Read More

Videos

Heroes & Villains: The Comic Book Art of Alex Ross

Heroes & Villains: The Comic Book Art of Alex Ross

Posted July 18th, 2013

Comics, Documentaries, Videos

One of the greatest artists in the field of comic books, Alex Ross has revitalized classic superheroes into works of fine art with his brilliant use of watercolor. By building on the foundation of the great artists who came before him, Ross’ paintings have revolutionized… Read More

Magazines

The ascent of “Mad”: see 60 years of comic subversion

The ascent of “Mad”: see 60 years of comic subversion

Posted June 25th, 2013

Comics, Magazines

The original Mad men were a group of subversive cartoonists and writers poking fun at anything that carried the slightest hint of authority. Today’s editorial crop have a much harder job–satirizing folks who have grown up withMad and are in on the joke. On a tear of shameless… Read More

Magazines

The ascent of "Mad": see 60 years of comic subversion

The ascent of "Mad": see 60 years of comic subversion

Posted June 25th, 2013

Comics, Magazines

The original Mad men were a group of subversive cartoonists and writers poking fun at anything that carried the slightest hint of authority. Today’s editorial crop have a much harder job–satirizing folks who have grown up withMad and are in on the joke. On a tear of shameless… Read More

USA

George Lucas Cultural Arts Museum – A “New Kind of Museum”?

George Lucas Cultural Arts Museum – A “New Kind of Museum”?

Posted March 21st, 2013

Comics, Film, Graphic Art, Museums, News, Popculture, USA

Now that’s big news, George Lucas really wants open a Museum for illustration, comics, digital arts, and movie arts in San Francisco where Norman Rockwell and Steve Jobs can be studied on an equal level. We were just joking about it the other day and… Read More

Videos

Muzorama

Muzorama

Posted September 7th, 2012

3D, Animation, Comics, Videos

Muzorama is a short 3D animation film based on the universe of french illustrator Jean-Philippe Masson aka Muzo produced in late 2008 with only six weeks production time. The result is pretty impressive. Directed by Elsa Brehin, Raphaël Calamote, Mauro Carraro, Maxime Cazaux, Emilien Davaud,… Read More

Japan

Manga Artist Lets You Use His Work, Royalty-Free

Manga Artist Lets You Use His Work, Royalty-Free

Posted August 29th, 2012

Comics, Copyright, Japan

Japanese manga artist Shuho Sato is to allow anyone to use and adapt his work for commercial or noncommercial purposes without having to pay royalties. Wired reports that “the award-winning author of Say Hello to Black Jack — who has sold more than 10 million… Read More

Videos

Ideogenetic Machine – A Generative Comic Book

Ideogenetic Machine – A Generative Comic Book

Posted August 16th, 2012

Comics, Computer Art, Interactive Art, Videos

Ideogenetic Machine is an interactive application that incorporates portraits of participants into an algorithmically generated comic book. The comic is created live through custom software using portraits of participants captured with camera and a database of drawings by the artist illustrating speculative narratives based on… Read More