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The Noble Approach – Maurice Noble and the Zen of Animation Design

  • The Maurice Noble Approach
  • The Maurice Noble Approach 09
  • The Maurice Noble Approach 09
  • The Maurice Noble Approach 09
  • The Maurice Noble Approach 09
  • The Maurice Noble Approach 09
  • The Maurice Noble Approach 09
  • The Maurice Noble Approach 09
  • The Maurice Noble Approach 09

Along with Walt Disney, Tex Avery and Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble stands among a group of men who changed the business of animation forever. But unlike Disney’s traditional approach to animation with realistic characters and highly detailed backgrounds, Maurice Noble applied his own sense of modern graphic design (often with creative partner Chuck Jones) to…

Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer Artist’s Edition

  • Book Review - Dave Stevens' Rocketeer Artists Edition
  • Book Review - Dave Stevens' Rocketeer Artists Edition
  • Book Review - Dave Stevens' Rocketeer Artists Edition
  • Book Review - Dave Stevens' Rocketeer Artists Edition
  • Book Review - Dave Stevens' Rocketeer Artists Edition
  • Book Review - Dave Stevens' Rocketeer Artists Edition
  • Book Review - Dave Stevens' Rocketeer Artists Edition
  • Book Review - Dave Stevens' Rocketeer Artists Edition
  • Book Review - Dave Stevens' Rocketeer Artists Edition
  • Book Review - Dave Stevens' Rocketeer Artists Edition
  • Book Review - Dave Stevens' Rocketeer Artists Edition
  • Book Review - Dave Stevens' Rocketeer Artists Edition
  • Book Review - Dave Stevens' Rocketeer Artists Edition

With Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer Artist’s Edition, IDW introduced it’s range of high-end books for the comic collector, featuring reproductions of raw artwork from some of the worlds most renowned comic book artists. So acclaimed (and limited) was this first edition of Stevens’ beloved creation that it sold-out within days, leaving die-hard fans (like myself)…

Creating the Filmation Generation by Lou Scheimer

  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review

Creating the Filmation Generation tells the story of the famous animation studio that coloured the airwaves of the 1980s with its classic Saturday morning cartoons such as Batman, Star Trek, Archie, Flash Gordon and my personal childhood favourite He-Man and the Masters of the Universe! Told by its co-creator Lou Scheimer, the book covers in detail the…

Batman Returns

Catwoman Illustration by Christopher King

Illustration Friday’s theme of Whiskers led me down the path of Catwoman, and specifically Michelle Pfeiffer’s version of Catwoman from Tim Burton’s Batman Returns. After all the different Batman movies including Christopher Nolan’s excellent trilogy, Batman Returns remains my favourite (I could even say that Michael Keaton is my prefered Batman) with its festively dark atmosphere,…

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