Do you like Doughnuts? You know I do. I was recently introduced to this children’s book called Arnie the Doughnut — which has its own companion plush toy — written and illustrated by award-winner Laurie Keller, and it tells a rather hilarious story.
1923 – 2013 (Image Source)
American painter, illustrator and sculptor Richard Artschwager passed away on February 9th at the age of 89. I recently visited the Whitney Museum here in Manhattan and had the chance to see a retrospective of Artschwager’s work, which surprised me with its diversity and freshness.
Read more about the artist’s life and work at This Link. RIP.
Writer Tim Hall and Cartoonist/Illustrator Dean Haspiel have collaborated on an intriguing short story — told in the form of a graphic novel — entitled The Last Mortician, which has been published at literary website Tor. The dystopian vision of this brief but powerful tale focuses on a time in the future when mankind has opted to trade the ability to procreate for the questionable “gift” of eternal life. I loved the story and the illustrations, and just wish it had been longer. Maybe Tim and Dean will turn it into a movie script?!
Continue reading The Last Mortician: Creepy and Compelling!