Every fourth Sunday night in the 1950s, Walt Disney would make dreams even dreamier with his "Future Land" TV show.
Project Neverland, an art exhibition currently at Burbank’s Center Stage Gallery, celebrates the spirit of Peter's exuberant flights of fantasy.
The current exhibit at Gallery Nucleus, an intimate L.A.-area space, is dedicated to 70 years of Osama Tezuka, the most important artist in the history of manga.
Walt Disney's Albert Hurter was the man behind the characters and the godfather of some underground comics artists, including R. Crumb.
Michael Dooley talks to the artists featured in the exhibition "Curiouser and Curiouser," featuring art inspired by Alice in Wonderland.
These two recently released comics-based biographies of cartoonists are the firsts of their kind, and combined, they cover around 100 comics pioneers.
In 1936, the former speakeasy and NYC restaurant-club, Jack & Charlie's "21" (what we now know as The 21 Club) published, "The Iron Gate" as a self-promotional tool.
There’s something oddly funny about Paul Krassner. And it’s been going on for more than 50 years. He palled around with Lenny Bruce, the pioneering 1950s “sick” comic, and even edited Bruce’s autobiography, How to Talk Dirty and Influence People. He was instrumental in founding the Yippies!, those radical “Groucho Marxists” who fought the establishment...
When the word “Disney” is mentioned, it’s almost impossible to separate it from the craft of motion picture cartoons. Whether it’s used to describe a multinational entertainment corporation, or it alludes to Walt Disney the man, it’s easily synonymus with the technique of film animation. This was obviously not always the case. In 1920,...
In 1948 Simon and Schuster published a book titled He Drew As He Pleased. It’s a tribute to Albert Hurter, an inspirational sketch artist who worked at the Walt Disney Studio from 1931 until his death in 1942. The book itself was planned and prepared by Hurter himself and as outlined in his will,...