Category Archives: Animation

Reader’s Manifesto

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Some Random Island In The Pacific Ocean

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More Than Polar Bears

 Berlin-based German illustrator Christoph Niemann has created a charming visual diary of a seafaring expedition to the Arctic for National Geographic, told as an interactive story with illustrations, animation, photos and videos along with handwritten text. North: An Illustrated Travelogue is a click-through … Continue reading

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How To Design Book Covers

h/t Tom Gauld

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Manufacturing Consent

Published in 1988, Manufacturing Consent is a frighteningly relevant book in this time of media collusion in the take over of democractic governments and institutions by kleptocrats and neo-fascists. The book challenges the idea that the mainstream media acts as a check … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Books

The wonderful short animated video below features the creation of a fantastic book sculpture by the British artist Kerry Miller. Even though it reveals her process, it preserves the magic of her incredible work.

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You have to read this book

h/t to the marvelous Spanish cartoonist Laura Pecheco  (and you really do need to read Station 11 by Emily St.John Mandel.

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Automat

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Drawn Together

Aline Kominsky-Crumb and Robert Crumb have been creating brilliant and transgressive comic books together and independently for more than four decades. The pioneers of the underground comic genre have been smashing taboos and busting boundaries with insightful, funny and decidedly … Continue reading

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Choose Your Yule Log

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