Book Review: ‘Toons in Toyland’

Barney Rubble with green toenails, Yogi Bear mass graveyards, fake Charlie Browns: welcome to the weird wide world of cartoon merchandising!

Book Review: ‘Anime Fan Communities’ by Sandra Annett

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.

Gift Book Ideas for the Animation Fan

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.

Preview: Ed Emberley Monograph

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.

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