Cart 0
Continue reading...

Literature + Comics = December 20, 2019 – Posted in: Comics / Cartoons, Content, Illustration

Classic Comics No. 1. The Three Musketeers, 1941. Cover art by Malcolm Kildale For almost 30 years Classic Comics brought the hi-spots of literature to our nations youth via the comic book. First published in 1941 the series changed hands a few times, beginning as Classic Comics and ending as Classics Illustrated in 1969.   Classic Comics No. 26: Frankenstein December, 1945. Cover art by Robert Webb and Ann Brewster Over 150 issues were published…

Continue reading

Poets inspired by Bob Dylan November 18, 2018 – Posted in: Of Interest: Featured Books / Reviews, Video

Bob Dylan is the subject of a new anthology of poems edited by two retired professors from his home state of Minnesota. Whittled down to 100 poems from a pool of  500 Visiting Bob: Poems Inspired by the Life and Work of Bob Dylan is a collection honoring Dylan by poets in various stages of their careers. Contributors include Robert Bly; Charles Bukowski; Lawrence Ferlinghetti; Patti Smith and Anne Waldman as well as this lost musing from…

Continue reading

Zoë Kravitz for the Library October 29, 2018 – Posted in: graphic design, Libraries, posters

The American Library Association has released it latest Public Service Announcements (PSAs) for its ilovelibraries initiative. The new READ® poster and video features Zoë Kravitz and combines Kravitz’s library love with the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald in which she stars.  The poster features Kravitz in her character Leta Lestrange and the video is part film trailer and part Kravitz sharing her thoughts on the magic of books.

Continue reading

Posters for an Autumn Book Fair in Madrid October 18, 2018 – Posted in: Content, Illustration, Visuals

Spanish artist and illustrator Fernando Vicente‘s latest book-centric illustrations are a set of four posters for the Autumn Book Fair in Madrid, Enjoy!   Previously on Book Patrol: Fernando Vicente does Dracula Portraits by Fernando Vicente Fernando Vicente illustrates The Communist Manifesto

Continue reading