Read Michael Dooley's exploration of the history of the beautiful, unorthodox Flair Magazine.
If you’ve been captivated by the bold, atmospheric cinematography of Daredevil‘s first season on Netflix, you might want to seek out the similarly stunning comic book version by Alex Maleev. Series executive producer Jeph Loeb credits Maleev as a key visual influence: “With Alex’s art, we looked at that and said ‘that’s the look...
Steven Brower explores the work of illustrator Frank Frazetta, whose work spans a diverse range of genres.
Steve Brodner talks about managing the art in the 150-year anniversary issue of The Nation.
E. Simms Campbell was an indispensable part of Esquire’s birth in the early 1930s. He established its visual style. He invented the original Esky character. And, in the words of its founding editor Arnold Gingrich, his full-page color cartoons “catapulted the magazine’s circulation from the start.” Campbell may also be the first African-American illustrator...
Michael Dooley explores Popular Skullture: The Skull Motif in Pulps, Paperbacks, and Comics, a book dedicated to vintage skull art.
Patrick McNeil explores the latest developments in illustrative web design with a series of high-quality animations.
Don’t say you weren’t told. WARNING! Graphic Content: Political Cartoons, Comix and the Uncensored Artistic Mind has well over 350 controversial illustrations by artists from around the world and throughout history. They deal with extremes of political, cultural, sexual, racial, and, yes, religious issues. It’s also an ebook, enhanced with plenty of video and...
The bold new Criterion Designs coffee table-sized hardcover includes video packaging designs that are a joy to behold. Michael Dooley explores.
In case you’re afflicted by holiday cheer, enjoy these wonderfully creative holiday designs.