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War is Funny as Hell

Even in the hell known as the European trenches of World War I, there were comic and satiric newspapers being published on all sides called Trench Newspapers.

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Camera-Savvy Chimera

This week marks the opening of Viktor Koen's "Bestiary, Bizarre Myths & Chimerical Fancies" at United Photo Industries Gallery.

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Ghosts of Signage Past

"Ghostletters Vienna" stands as a visual monument to these palimpsests of an urban microcosm that once was.

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Age-Old Symbols for the New Age

As graphic designers who specialize in logos and trademarks, Mark Fox and Angie Wang have done a splendid job in "Symbols: A Handbook for Seeing."

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Type for Impaired Eyes

Steven Heller talks with Thomas Bohm, author of "Published Punctuation," about his research into typographic legibility for the masses.