Giveaway: “Sabrina” by Nick Drnaso

Booooooom: We get a clear sense of your characters day-to-day, especially Calvin Wrobel, as we follow his shifts at work, mental health surveys, and web searches before bed. What’s your own daily routine like? Nick Drnaso: I work infrequently at a job doing menial labor, and most of the remaining time is spent working on … Continue reading Giveaway: “Sabrina” by Nick Drnaso

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Cartoonist Creates Brutally Honest Sticky Notes Describing Life as an Adult

Adulting, as it has recently been termed, is hard. As we showed you the other day, there's a hot/crazy matrix you have to navigate through just to find a partner. No longer can you get away with the nonsense you used to as a kid, and the responsibilities are much great. Source: Cartoonist Creates Brutally … Continue reading Cartoonist Creates Brutally Honest Sticky Notes Describing Life as an Adult

Everyone Has Questions for Comics Artists

Last week, Hyperallergic sat down with former mayor Mitch Landrieu to talk about the lessons he had learned in the process of removing Confederate monuments from New Orleans. Source: Everyone Has Questions for Comics Artists

Good Grief, Charlie Brown: A cultural celebration of the world’s most influential comic strip

If, like me, you were born in the 1970s, and get a warm and fuzzy feeling when you consider Peanuts, the world's most influential comic strip, then brace yourselves for the announcement of the decade! Good Grief, Charlie Brown! is coming to Somerset House this autumn to celebrate our beloved Snoopy and friends and their … Continue reading Good Grief, Charlie Brown: A cultural celebration of the world’s most influential comic strip

Case Study: Black Messiah by Bonhomme

Black Messiah is a comic book series created by Dan Dasse and Julien Cohen. Morfeus Agency that worked on its launch asked us to think of a way to introduce the first episode to its audience. Beablackmessiah.com will bring you into the dark world of Alex, the main character, through an interactive experience. Source: Case Study: Black … Continue reading Case Study: Black Messiah by Bonhomme

Comics Illustrator of the Week: Moebius

Comics Illustrator of the Week: Moebius Featured Art(top): Amazing Spider-Man #800 variant cover Origin: With the release of the aforementioned ASM 800, this week, we are presented the perfect opportunity to celebrate one of the grand-masters of sequential storytelling, Jean Giraud AKA MOEBIUS!(1938-2012) He’s responsoble for such classics as The Incal(w/ writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky), the … Continue reading Comics Illustrator of the Week: Moebius

Wife Insists Husband To Put Online The Comics He Made About A Stray Cat They Rescued A Few Months Ago

After rescuing a cat with his wife in 2017, Lucas Turnbloom, a cartoonist from Southern California, started a webcomic called “How to Cat.” It was initially meant as an inside joke for his wife and himself, but she insisted him to share the comic on the internet – and people seem to love it! Source: … Continue reading Wife Insists Husband To Put Online The Comics He Made About A Stray Cat They Rescued A Few Months Ago

Top 10 Maids in Anime!

There's no shortage of maids in anime, which makes it even harder to decide which one is your favorite! Whether you're still stuck between a few gorgeous maids or you're past the point of even thinking about it, it's always a good time to check out a handy ranking. For this poll, Anime!Anime! gathered responses … Continue reading Top 10 Maids in Anime!

Pikachu’s Original Design Wasn’t Based on a Mouse

Pikachu that lighting-tailed, rosy-cheeked mouse pokemon who mixes power and cuddliness.  Like other species of Pokemon, Pikachu is often captured and groomed by humans to fight other Pokemon for sport. Despite Pikachu’s official classification in the Pokedex, the original design for the popular Pokemon wasn’t a mouse. Former Game Freak employee Atsuko Nishida revealed she based the … Continue reading Pikachu’s Original Design Wasn’t Based on a Mouse

Disney Animator Illustrates Life With Two Children After His Wife Dies, And It Will Break Your Heart

Keeping a diary is a common and therapeutic habit, allowing an order to the cluttered thoughts and emotions that occur throughout our daily lives. Naturally, if you are an animator, your diary can take on a visual format to become a ‘doodle diary.’ This is what former Disney illustrator Gary Andrews started doing on his 54th birthday, as … Continue reading Disney Animator Illustrates Life With Two Children After His Wife Dies, And It Will Break Your Heart

Rian Hughes’ Logo-A-GoGo – A History of Comics Logos That Birthed the 21st Century

We’ve covered Rian Hughes‘ design work a lot. A few examples include Batgirl, Shadowmanand the central logos for Marvel and DC Comics.  Well, he has now published a massive coffee table of his comic book design work across the decades and it doubles as a history of the recent comic book industry as well, charting trends, editorial attitudes and contrasting corporate structures. … Continue reading Rian Hughes’ Logo-A-GoGo – A History of Comics Logos That Birthed the 21st Century

50 Funny Cartoon Characters and 3D Models Design inspiration

Funny Cartoon Characters Funny 3D Characters and 3D Models : We have added Funny, Beautiful and Creative 3D cartoon character designs for your inspiration. These were created with powerful 3D tools like ZBursh, 3DsMax, Maya and other 3D softwares. I hope you like these funny cartoon characters. 3d cat girl character 3d cat lady character … Continue reading 50 Funny Cartoon Characters and 3D Models Design inspiration

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Adorable “Mickey Mouse Dog” Has Giant Fluffy Ears Like a Real-Life Cartoon

A post shared by まるぱぴ ゴマ (@marupgoma_c) on Aug 19, 2017 at 2:57am PDT A little cute dog named Goma has recently found internet fame because of her one big feature—her ears! The 4-year-old Maltese and Papillon mix has fluffy gray ears that are nearly as tall as her head. Source: Adorable “Mickey Mouse Dog” … Continue reading Adorable “Mickey Mouse Dog” Has Giant Fluffy Ears Like a Real-Life Cartoon

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Nikola Tesla predicted the smartphone in 1926

In an interview published in Collier’s magazine in 1926, Nikola Tesla, then in the twilight of his career, made some predictions about the future that included electric airplane flights “from New York to Europe in a few hours”, more frequent earthquakes, and temperate zones becoming cooler or warmer. He predicted that we would be communicating … Continue reading Nikola Tesla predicted the smartphone in 1926

Javier Mayoral’s Oddly Seductive Cartoons

It’s difficult to do more than open a website today before you’re faced with a semi-hilarious internet meme, but Javier Mayoral’s small surrealist paintings are easily the best of them all. The artist, who has received no formal training, paints in his spare time when he’s not working as a chef – a fact that … Continue reading Javier Mayoral’s Oddly Seductive Cartoons

Differences Between Working From Home And Working In An Office

Image by James Chapman for Toggl and featured with permission Working from home might have its perks, but the freedom and flexibility can be a distraction for the less-disciplined. In this amusing comic created for time-tracking app Toggl, illustrator James Chapman visualizes the stark differences between working from your house and working in an office. … Continue reading Differences Between Working From Home And Working In An Office

Differences Between Having A First And Second Child, Humorously Illustrated

Image by Weng Chen and featured with permission Any parent with two or more children can likely relate to these amusing comics by US-based artist Weng Chen. The Chinese mother-of-two draws inspiration from her family that includes two daughters, firstborn Electra and second-born Ali. Weng Chen brings real-life experiences to pen and paper through ‘Messy … Continue reading Differences Between Having A First And Second Child, Humorously Illustrated

Intricate papercut portraits of our favourite Game of Thrones characters

These intricate portraits of our favourite Game of Thrones characters are made entirely from paper, cut in different layers and using various colours and textures to emulate the strokes of a paintbrush. Crafted by Robbin Gregorio, an illustrator and designer from the Philippines, the attention to detail is impressive and certainly demonstrates a patient and … Continue reading Intricate papercut portraits of our favourite Game of Thrones characters

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How to Design a Comic Strip (thedesigninspiration)

Designing a traditional newspaper comic strip can sometimes seem like a lost art. But the comic strip design process is a great tool for artists who want to hone their skills. To properly draw a strip, you'll have to make great characters,