BOOK REVIEW: The Art of Disney’s Bolt

I received a complimentary copy of the The Art of Bolt in the mail recently. I’m going to ignore the fact that it wasn’t intended for me …

Contest #4: Hanna Barbera Mini-Books

The winners of today’s little contest will receive a set of three Hanna-Barbera Mini-Books just published by Insight Editions. The …

CONTEST #3: The Art Of Madagascar

Yep, those are sketches of Baby Melman, designed by Craig Kellman, and featured in my brand new book, The Art of Madagascar, Back 2 …

Disney’s Archive Series: Story

The first volume in the Disney Archive Series is coming out in a few weeks. I saw the galleys for this a while back and it’s a real treat …

Jerry’s Tuesday Triple Header

Take your pick: yours truly, Jerry Beck, will appear on stage, on screen and in print tomorrow, Tuesday October 21st. In Print: …

A Beany and Cecil children’s book

Harry Lee Green posts a lot of cool stuff on his Hairy Green Eyeball blog. Today he delights us with a complete reprint of the 1953 …

Sid Sirloin

Animator Mark Christiansen has a serious thing for vintage Hanna Barbera. I found a copy of his self-published children’s book, Sid …

Joe Murray Explains it All…

Artist, illustrator and animator Joe Murray is also one of the most successful cartoon show creators working today. Joe has just produced …

Searle and Disney

No particular reason that I’m posting this photo other than I’ve never seen it before and figured it’d be fun to share with everybody. …

Seaweed and the Cure for Mildew

Ben Balistreri, currently a storyboard artist at Dreamworks on How to Train Your Dragon, and a character designer and board artist for …

Suck It Up, Tate!

It always delights me when animators do their own thing, like publishing sketchbooks, comics, and creating their own characters outside …

The Alchemy of Animation

Head’s up on Don Hahn’s new book The Alchemy of Animation, which will be available on October 7th. Hahn is, of course, the producer of …

San Diego: Bill Presing

Pixar storyboard artist and Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher co-creator Bill Presing will debut his new “cute cartoon girl” book Bookplate …

San Diego: JJ Villard

JJ Villard, who set the animation world ablaze a few years back with his amazing student films and then somehow ended up working at …

San Diego: The Art of Andy

The Art of Andy is a 120-page book of artwork by longtime character designer Andy Suriano (Samurai Jack, Powerpuff Girls and Star Wars: …

San Diego: Depth Charge

It looks like Katzenberg’s mania for 3-D is rubbing off on his artists. DreamWorks animator Donnachada Daly has created a new art book …

Eric Goldberg book signing

If you miss Eric Goldberg’s signing at the San Diego Comic Con Thursday Friday – at Stuart Ng’s booth (Booths #5012 and #5022) between …

San Diego: PictureBox

If you haven’t heard, Brooklyn-based publisher PictureBox is putting out some of the most innovative and interesting comic and art books …

Oswald cameo in Wall•E book

Ken Priebe spotted this cameo (above right) by Oswald the Lucky Rabbit in the Little Golden Book adaptation of Wall•E. As with …

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