You probably can’t get away with watching movies at your desk all day at work. But since most websites are still totally acceptable, warm up your scrolling finger, and go to town on this incredible fan tribute that sees the entire original Star Wars: A New Hope turned into one long scrollable schematic.
Calvin and Hobbes should be everyone’s favorite comic strip. But what makes it so special? Kaptain Kristian dives in to explain why the strip is so good. The argument centers around the idea that Calvin and Hobbes puts art before commerce, as all art should.
We’ve really been enjoying The Folio Society’s special editions, and the incredible artwork that they’ve been including in each one. Their latest edition is Stephen King’s The Shining with illustrations from Edward Kinsella.
While Disney’s Star Wars canon has been spreading itself across all sorts of mediums, it’s mainly focused on books, so we don’t really know what a lot of these fascinating new characters look like. That makes it all the more interesting when we finally get “official” looks at some of these book-based heroes.
The absolutely terrifying film, The Witch, is now on Blu-ray. It’s a slow-burn period piece that crescendos into a crazy mess of mayhem and to celebrate, three artists have released equally scary posters which are now available.
Here’s a fun art piece made by artist Matthieu Robert-Ortis: in one perspective, it looks like two giraffes standing opposite each other while in another, it looks like a single elephant staring straight at you. The piece plays on your perspective and hides two wire sculptures in one, what you see depends on which…
From Chris Skinner comes “Trophy Room,” which shows a version of the Predator which has crossed over a lot of universes to hunt some of the most recognizable science fiction characters of all time. How many can you name?
In the wake of Man of Steel and Batman v Superman, some people have had a certain nostalgia for the Superman of old. A brighter, more hopeful take on the character, best seen in Richard Donner’s 1978 film, Superman: The Movie.
Benedict Cumberbatch might have moved on to bigger and more problematic things, but papier mâché artist Dan Reeder has been fielding requests for the greediest of dragons since the first Hobbit movie. Now, he’s finally delivering.
Every year, the Center for Cartoon Studies does something a little different with their diploma. Rather than a regular, stodgy affair with formal writing, they go all out to make it awesome.
The American artist Andrew Wyeth found inspiration for his most famous painting in a neighbor woman who suffered from a crippling, mysterious disorder that baffled her physicians. Now a child neurologist at the Mayo Clinic thinks he’s found the correct diagnosis.
Artist Greg Capullo’s run on Batman with Scott Snyder came to a close last week, and under their tenure the Dark Knight has been amazing to read—and gorgeous to look at. To bid adieu to Capullo’s style, artist Rick Celis took some of Capullo’s most iconic covers from his time on Batman and gave them an animated twist.
Everybody knows Picasso, his name precedes his art. But what exactly are we looking at when we look at a Picasso painting? Are we marveling at how wild his work was? Questioning him for cubism? Wondering about his blue period? Thinking if we could paint some wonky pieces and have it considered art? Nerdwriter breaks…
If you’re reading this, you’re on the internet. And if you’re on the internet today, it’s pretty hard to avoid the fact that it’s May 4, also known as May the 4th be with you, also known as Star Wars Day. And we’re all just looking for ways to celebrate.
May 4th, a.k.a. May the Fourth Be With You Day, is almost here and the onslaught of celebratory Star Wars material has already begun. As usual, some of it will be crap, but these posters by Tim Doyle and Joshua Budich are not, and we’re excited to exclusively debut them.
Two pages from one of Herge’s Tintin comics sold at auction at Artcurial yesterday for €1.05 million ($1.2 million). While not a record, the price demonstrates the robust nature of original comic book art, even outside of the superhero comics.
You know that feeling, we’ve all had it. You’re walking in a museum and stumble upon something you think is so simple, a piece that is so ridiculous that you look at it and then look at the people around you and are like, “Oh my god, I could totally do this. How is this art?!” You might even wave your arms in an…
It’s probably too late to book an affordable ticket to Dallas for this weekend’s Texas Frightmare convention, but it may be worth it. Mondo has revealed some crazy cool new posters for Scream, Jaws, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and more that’ll exclusively debut at the event.
Artist Prasad Bhat made this fantastic art series, The Evolution, that tracks the career of famous actors and the iconic roles they’ve played in different movies. It’s great because the expression of each actor never changes (and the expressions are so, so on point), even through all the characters’ costumes and wigs…