Craig Yoe’s Secret Identity

I endorse everything Craig Yoe does. Even this. Especially this. His latest book project, Secret Identity: The Fetish Art of …

My Name Is Dug

The Pixar “Art of” books are always a treat, and next to that the Little Golden Books and various tie-in publications always feature …

Magoo’s Christmas Carol book

I’m pleased to report that Darrell Van Citters’s book on the making of Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol has now gone to press. If all goes …

Jr’s Fun To Draw

I could have sworn someone would’ve posted the animation section from Alan Dale Bogorad’s 1943 book Jr’s Fun To Draw by now. When …

PictureBox Book and Comic Sale

PictureBox, a fine Brooklyn-based book publisher who I’m currently working with, is holding a sale on nearly every item on their website. …

How NOT To Make An ‘Art Of’ Book

I’d been forewarned that the art of book for Coraline was not very good, but that didn’t prepare me for the publishing disaster that is …

2009 Animation Book Preview

While the Internet has killed off the print animation magazine (or at least the demand for such publications), it hasn’t yet diminished …

Vintage Holiday Cartoon Art Roundup

A few nice collections of holiday-themed cartoon artwork to keep you entertained during the cold weather… Beautiful drawings by …

Help Select the 100 Greatest Looney Tunes

I’m working on a new book project with Insight Editions (the same folks who published The Hanna Barbera Treasury) – and I need your help. …

2008 Brew Holiday Gift Guide #2

Three more books I’m recommending for holiday gift giving, mainly because they are really good reads. Directing the Story by Francis …

Life of the Party

If you are looking for a gift for someone this Christmas or just in the mood to buy something for yourself, my number one choice (and …

2008 Brew Holiday Gift Guide #1

Several animators have expanded beyond simply publishing their own sketchbooks and have moved up into creating personal illustrated …

A Century of Stop-Motion Animation

Has anybody gotten their hands on this book yet? A Century of Stop-Motion Animation: From Melies to Aardman is co-authored by animation …

Annual Chronicle Books Sale

My friends at Chronicle Books are having their annual “Friends and Family” sale. Through Friday, December 5, every book ordered from …

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