Animation Director Stephan Franck Releases Collected Noir Comic ‘Silver’

Animator and director Stephan Franck (“Iron Giant,” “Despicable Me”), who was recently nominated at the Annie Awards for his work on “The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow,” premiered a collected paperback version of his adventure comic Silver at the Emerald City Comic Convention last month.

‘Dexter’s Lab’ Comic Will Be Published by IDW

Next month, IDW, the publishing company that partnered with Cartoon Network last year for the comic book revivals of “The Powerpuff Girls” and “Samurai Jack,” will be adding “Dexter’s Laboratory” to their library of monthly titles.

Tonight in NYC: Political Cartoon Legend Pat Oliphant Opens Art Show

Patrick Oliphant (b. 1935) is one of the Old Masters of editorial cartooning. He began his career in his native Australia, then came to the US in 1964, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 1967, the first of many awards and accolades. The Gerald Peters Gallery in New York is presenting “Patrick Oliphant: A Survey,” which includes 34 mostly new works ranging from charcoal and ink drawings, paintings in watercolor and oil, and bronze sculpture.

How to Look At Ad Reinhardt, The Cartoonist Who Was A Fine Artist

Ad Reinhardt (1913-1967) was an artist’s artist, renowned among critics and curators, but hard for the general public to warm up to. His most famous fine art works are his Black Paintings, from the 1960s, which at first glance appear to be solid black, but on closer inspection turn out to be blocks of black and almost-black shades. Important, but challenging.

Nick Edwards

Artist of the Day: Nick Edwards

Nick Edwards is a prolific cartoonist working in the UK who creates comics for print and online distribution, including his regular …

Artist of the Day: Eleanor Davis

Eleanor Davis is an artist based in Athens, Georgia who creates comics and illustrations. Above is an alternate cover that …

Ronald Wimberly

Artist of the Day: Ronald Wimberly

Ronald “d-pi” Wimberly is an artist who has worked in film, fashion, comics, and most recently, animation. He is the author of the …

Stefan Gruber

Artist of the Day: Stefan Gruber

Stefan Gruber is an artist, animator, musician and teacher. He founded and teaches in the animation department of the alternative high …

Artist of the Day: Michael DeForge

Michael DeForge produces a lot of work. He contributes designs and storyboards to Adventure Time and produces comics and illustrations …

This Weekend in NYC: MoCCA Arts Festival

The annual MoCCA Arts Festival, presented by the Society of Illustrators and Museum of Comic & Cartoon Art, takes place this weekend …

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