Finally, comics have arrived at the city’s coolest venue of all: the New York Transit Museum in downtown Brooklyn! In case you haven’t heard, the New…
When graphic designers hear the phrase “literary scholar,” they might just wince. After all, they tend to value (1), clear communication and (2), a just-so balance between the visual and the verbal. And even the thought of reading works by a literary scholar who specializes in the fun subject of comics can conjure up...
The New York Times got it wrong about the highly hyped Batman #50 with its description of the caped crusader’s nuptials to Catwoman.
Mort Künstler is best known today for his vivid paintings of scenes from American history. Less known is Künstler’s early work in men’s adventure magazines.
If it’s a nearly 300-page graphic novel about the history of crossword puzzles, and it’s titled Fun, then it better be pretty damn entertaining. And yes, Italian artist Paolo Bacilieri delivers the fun, both narratively and visually.
Illustration history has long been neglected. That is, until now.
Author Piotr Rypson discusses the subject of his new book "Red Fighter": poster designer Mieczysław Berman.
A Friday the 13th in October is the perfect excuse to look into the history of tarot cards and their designs. Discover some of the best modern tarot de…
When it came to engaging (and controlling) the children of Fascist Italy, the state media was intent on separating boys from girls, but only ideologically.
Many social stationery lettering styles have never been digitized and are still found in the Cronite Masterplate library. This article explains Masterplate technology and a little about how the Cronite library came to be.