Comics & Animation Design

Animation design has a long history, from Disney classics like Bambi to stop-motion animation shorts and computer-generated Pixar films. Animation has had an important influence on graphic design—and vice versa. Imprint columnists including J.J. Sedelmaier and John Canemaker, both revered animators, reflect on the essential techniques and milestones in the field, including animation character design as well as digital design and animation.

150 Years of H. G. Wells Book Covers

H. G. Wells has been inspiring artists, writers, scientists and designers for decades. To celebrate his birthday, we're taking a look at book cover designs…

How Can You Not Love Nancy (or Sluggo)?

Steven Heller talks about Ernie Bushmiller's legendary comic "Nancy" with the authors of "How to Read Nancy: The Elements of Comics in Three Easy Panels."

Comics Commentary, 1930

Discover the prolific Camillus, aka C. Kessler, whose cartoons appeared in the New York Press from January to June, 1914.
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Designer of the Week: Yehuda Devir

Call for entries: The International Design Awards early-bird deadline is August 14. Tel Aviv–based Designer of the Week Yehuda Devir spends his time illustrating posters, comics, books and the like, and when he’s not doing that, he’s illustrating his life adventures with his wife, Maya Zeltzer, who’s also an illustrator and graphic designer. Take a...

When the Future Was Not Bleak

Every fourth Sunday night in the 1950s, Walt Disney would make dreams even dreamier with his "Future Land" TV show.