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.

Superwomen from Comic Book History

Author Hope Nicholson has curated “the weirdest, coolest, most-of-their-time female characters" in comic book history. Meet the Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen.

Mack the Knife

Stan Mack of Real Life Funnies fame has produced a lighthearted look at cyber crime, "Max & The Black Bots," with enough tech to give it oomph.

The Comic Art of Mirko Ilić

Mirko Ilic is one of the most renowned designers alive today. Explore work from his lesser-known career as a comic book creator.

You Will Obey

R. Sikoryak talks about his forthcoming book "Terms and Conditions: The Graphic Novel" (Drawn & Quarterly).

Lots o’ Laffs

In the '60s, Charmers greeting cards (drawn in the Nebbish style) lightly insulted the receiver while showing off the passive aggressive wit of the sender.