Illustration Design

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Sicilian Bears On The March

For some summer distraction from the tragedy that is American presidential leadership, let’s look at the international affairs of another kind. The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily (La famosa invasione degli orsi in Sicilia) written and illustrated by the novelist Dino Buzzati (1906-1972) is a 1945 Italian children’s book, published at the end of...

Card Speak

Back in the day when airplane travel offered more amenities, Northwest Orient provided its passengers a unique service. “Cards That Talk” is a playing card deck that has 53 useful English phrases and their Japanese, Korean and Chinese translations. “Just show the card with the phrase you wish to say . . .  and...

Drawing Is Another Language

D.B. Dowd is a professor of art and American culture studies at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Art at Washington University in St. Louis. He serves as faculty director of the D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library at the university, renamed in his honor in 2016. A graduate of Kenyon College...

Monday: The New Sunday

Founded in Philadelphia in 1824, the American Sunday School Union (ASSU), a non-sectarian missionary society was the most prolific publisher of juvenile literature in 19th-century America. The Union’s publications were American in spirit and moral in tone. They cover a wide range of subjects including history, geography, biography, natural and physical sciences, poetry, catechisms,...

Rodolphe Töpffer and The First Sequential Visual Narrative

On this July 4 (I know its only July 3 but it is the correct week) its only fitting that we celebrate the birth of our national treasure, the American comic strip, actually invented by the Lafayette of the sequential picture/narrative revolution, Paris-educated, Swiss-born Rodolphe Töpffer (1799–1846), a author, painter, cartoonist, and caricaturist, known...