Author Archives: Steven Brower

About Steven Brower

Steven Brower is a graphic designer, writer, and educator and a former creative director/art director of Print. He is the author and designer of books on Louis Armstrong, Mort Meskin, Woody Guthrie and the history of mass-market paperbacks. He is director of the “Get Your Masters with the Masters” low-residency M.F.A. program for educators and working professionals at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. You can follow him on Twitter: @stevenianbrower.

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Irwin Hasen R.I.P.

Steven Brower commemorates the life of comics artist Irwin Hasen, whose work included illustrating Dondi, the Wildcat comics and others.

The Art of Jack Kirby & Joe Simon

The Art of the Simon and Kirby Studio

With The Art of the Simon and Kirby Studio with an Introduction by Mark Evanier and an Afterword by Jim Simon, learn more about Jack Kirby and Joe Simon, the duo who invented noteworthy characters like Captain America and Sandman, conceived the idea of romance comics, and created a new standard for the genres...

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The Art of Richard Thompson

Steven Brower reviews the tribute book, The Art of Richard Thompson, with a sensitivity to Thompson's life and work as showcased throughout.

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The Case for Jack Kirby

Jack Kirby was arguably the most important comic book creator of the 20th century. But who has the rights to his creations? The Supreme Court may weigh in.

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MFA IN GRAPHIC DESIGN: PRATT

Are you considering getting your MFA in graphic design? Don't miss this roundup of programs around the U.S., including PRATT's Communication Design program.

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MFA in Graphic Design

These 11 MFA programs offer a variety of specialties for those engaged in the noble pursuit of higher ed.