Linda Stark

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Isle of Dogs Should Make You Howl With Joy

Wes Anderson’s animated feature <i>Isle of Dogs</i> might be the most lyrically disjunctive movie ever made: Nothing fits together and everything harmonizes, …

The Wonderful World of Wes Anderson

Nothing looks quite like Wes Anderson movies. Even if they are often hilariously parodied, they’re never successfully imitated. Because the secret to Anderson’s work isn't in its meticulous set design or soundtrack: It’s the humor, warmth, and strangeness he brings out in his actors, even if it’s …

The Women of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Come Together in One Glorious Photo

What happens when eight actresses who play heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe appear in a single photo? You’re about to find out.<p>Today, <i>Vanity</i> …

Sketching Entropy

I was delighted and honored to talk about Unflattening, comics, and the importance of visual thinking at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC …

BR 1982 Marvel Comic - Blade Runner Fiction Forum

I got the pocketbook version of this comic adaptation (complete), a few days before the film opened. I wasn't going to read it until seeing the film …

Blade Runner

Can You Pick Out All the References in This Action-Packed Scifi Poster Mashup?

Your eyeballs may not be prepared for what we’re about to show you.<p>Below is a piece of art by Josan Gonzalez and Laurie Greasley which combines …

Dr. Seuss Made Paintings and Sculptures in Secret (and Now You Can See Them)

Some of Theodor Seuss Geisel's art is straight from his storybooks. The rest is wildly unexpected.<p>The artist forever known as Dr. Seuss didn’t stop at writing and illustrating 44 wise and whimsical storybooks. While he produced popular literature by day, he spent his nights in the 1930s sculpting …

When Freud Meets With Pop Culture Characters, Things Get Heavy (and Hilarious) Fast

Cartoonist Lee Gatlin regularly posts hilarious comics on his Tumblr, including a series of comics where Freud listens to the emotional woes of …

Improve Your Comics by "Distancing the Narrative"

The newest 'Strip Panel Naked' video teaches the importance of keeping the reader at bay.<p>It’s tempting to throw the reader into the middle of the action in a comic book, but Mike Mignola’s final issue of <i>Hellboy in Hell</i> <i></i>keeps the reader at arm’s length. In this week’s edition of comics masterclass, …

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for June 19, 2016

Bill Watterson

This animated short turns a bar brawl into a beautiful celebration of art history

The Annecy International Animated Film Festival, going on right now, is an annual event that showcases some of the best animated movies of the year. Now, as a lover of animation, this is the sort of thing I eat up. Dozens of animated shorts and features are shown off, each using any number of …

Art

Annecy: Korean Zombie Thriller 'Seoul Station' Pushes Animated Features in New Directions

<i>Seoul Station,</i> the third animated feature by young South Korean director Sang-ho Yeon (<i>The King of Pigs, The Fake</i>), has been among the more …

X-Men Characters On Screen Vs. In The Comics

An artist turned the X-Men: Apocalypse poster into an illustration and the result is totally awesome.

Get an Art Lesson from Calvin and Hobbes

How one dedicated man elevated a medium with what is considered one of the greatest comic strips of all time.<p><i>Calvin and Hobbes</i> comic strips have been discontinued for years, but the impact of Bill Watterson's legendary characters still remains. Video essayist kaptainkristian discusses <i>Calvin and</i> …

Hobbes & Me brings a beloved comic strip to stylish life

Famously, cartoonist Bill Watterson never authorized any adaptations, animated or live action, of his much-loved, much-missed 1985-95 comic strip</i> …

12 comic book series you can binge-read this week

Who needs Netflix when you have a good graphic novel?<p>There are plenty of long reads in the literary world — but comic book lovers often find …

The bleak and charming cyberpunk art of Josan Gonzalez

Gonzalez says that he started out with a style that was more painterly, and only more recently adopted the <i>ligne claire</i> — clear line — style he’s become known for, a look that was pioneered by Belgian artist Hergé on <i>Tintin</i>. Gonzalez’s list of influences includes the usual suspects: like defining …

Graphic novel of the week: The comics world's answer to 'Hamilton'

America's Founding Fathers certainly did lead interesting, convoluted, not to say completely wackadoodle lives. But it seems we've only recently …

Top 25 Comics, Graphic Novels & Manga:

May 2016<p>By creators from the four corners of the globe, from Inuits in the Arctic to European innovators, another motherlode of sequential delights …

Books