Illustrator Manuja Waldia has created a series of new covers to honor the Bard's plays. Steven Brower examines Shakespeare book covers from history.
The Oxford rule sounds like article of law, but in reality it is something more mundane: a thick and thin line that sits side by side. Still, this fairly innocuous device has its origins in the earliest printings in recorded history.
Steven Brower takes a look at the work of art director / designer Tony Lane, whose music design work represented some of the most iconic images of the 1970s.
Steven Brower explores the work of Don Record, a lost designer whose work defined Hollywood's early film titles.
A celebration of the comic legend, "Comic Book Apocalypse: The Graphic World of Jack Kirby" is open August-October at State Northridge Art Galleries.
Steven Brower discusses Barney Rosset's life and work—and a new Kickstarter campaign to publish Train to Pokipse by Rami Shamir.
Steven Brower explores the work of illustrator Frank Frazetta, whose work spans a diverse range of genres.
Steven Brower commemorates the life of comics artist Irwin Hasen, whose work included illustrating Dondi, the Wildcat comics and others.
Steven Brower explores the visual art of Orson Welles.
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...