If you’re going to buy one book on classic Disney animation this year, this is probably the one.
Forty-three years after its release, one of the weirdest Japanese animated features is receiving its due recognition in the United States.
The creator of “Hamilton” reveals an unlikely source of inspiration.
Brad Bird’s animated classic is getting the art-of book treatment, a mere 17 years after its theatrical release.
The 900-plus page manga biography is drawn by one of Tezuka’s former assistants, Toshio Ban.
Pixar’s latest short is getting its very own art-of book.
LIke his fellow ‘Avatar’ co-creator, Michael DiMartino is entering the world of publishing.
A new book explores the original, un-Disney-like goals of Pixar’s first feature effort.
Little Nemo is roused by a new generation of artists in two new books.
Barney Rubble with green toenails, Yogi Bear mass graveyards, fake Charlie Browns: welcome to the weird wide world of cartoon merchandising!
Two new books examine the role of the Disney studio as a patriotic propaganda factory during World War II.
The obesity epidemic takes its toll on cartoon characters in a new book and exhibition.
A new book seeks to remedy the lack of English scholarship on China’s contribution to the medium.
Historian R.C. Harvey sets out to rescue great cartoonists of old from obscurity.
A new edition of “The Anime Encyclopedia” aims to cover anime more comprehensively than ever before. Does it succeed?
Thinking of moving from animation into children’s book illustration? Here’s some valuable advice from a dozen artists who have already made the jump.
I regret starting this review on a negative note, but it should be said that “Anime Fan Communities” is not the most accurately-titled book. Author Sandra Annett takes international anime fandom as her starting point, but she ends up engaging with a much wider range of topics.
Finding the perfect book for the beloved animation fan in your life can be a big challenge, but these gift-book ideas will inform and inspire anyone who loves animation and drawing.
Designer Todd Oldham, who has compiled impressive monographs on mid-century illustrators and designers like Charley Harper and Alexander Girard, looks to have made something special again with his book on Ed Emberley.
Looks like we finally have a definitive answer to the age-old question: Is being an animator one of the coolest jobs on the planet?