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10 Examples of Comics Art So Good, They Don't Need Words to Tell a Story

Comics are a visual medium—but most comics still rely heavily on narration and dialogue. Once in a while, though, a series, a single issue, or even one great scene in a comic will forgo text, or keep it at a minimum, to tell a gorgeous story with just images. Here are 10 pieces of comic art that don’t need words to… » 8/03/15 11:23am Yesterday 11:23am

A Look Behind the Scenes of Adventure Time's Most Enigmatic Art

We can’t sing the praises of the Adventure Time cartoon enough. But for an ostensibly silly show it can get mature, complex, and downright metaphysical—and there’s no better proof that the show’s always mesmerizing title cards. We have a look at how some of the show’s most intriguing art is made. » 7/28/15 12:00pm 7/28/15 12:00pm

Concept Art Reveals a Look Inside the Amazingly '90s Spider-Man Cartoon

Fox’s Spider-Man: The Animated Series was pretty great, but like its X-Men counterpart, it’s very much a product of the 1990s—something that becomes achingly obvious when you remember what Peter Parker wore outside of the Spidey suit. Need a reminder? Look no further than this awesome concept art from the series. » 7/24/15 10:00am 7/24/15 10:00am

Eclair Bandersnatch: Street Artist for the Snowden Age

Walk pretty much anywhere in San Francisco’s SoMa, Haight or Mission neighborhoods, and you’ll see one of Eclair Bandersnatch’s glittery stencils, often featuring “Saint Snowden” or Chelsea Manning. We talked to Bandersnatch about bringing art, tech and politics together on the streets. » 7/21/15 5:22pm 7/21/15 5:22pm

Stunning Pluto Art Makes Me Want to Hike the Norgay Montes

Over the past few weeks, we’ve watched Pluto transform from a fuzzy gray ball into a reddish-pink world with ice plains, mountains ranges, and hints of geologic activity. But science isn’t the only great thing about the recent Pluto discoveries: The new artwork is pretty stellar, too. » 7/19/15 1:30pm 7/19/15 1:30pm

How Shan Jiang Illustrated Folio Society's The Man In The High Castle

A couple of weeks ago, The Folio Society really blew our minds with the artwork for their edition of Philip K. Dick’s The Man In The High Castle. Recently, we had a chance to chat with the edition’s artist, Shan Jiang, and we got to check out some exclusive art that wasn’t used for the book. » 7/18/15 10:00am 7/18/15 10:00am

The Ladies of Indiana Jones Get Artistic At Acme Comic-Con Booth

Every year at San Diego Comic-Con, I make a point to head to the Acme Archives booth. Then again, it’s hard to miss considering it’s 5 times the size of every other booth and filled with beautiful art. This year is no exception and three pieces in particular jumped out: the ladies of Indiana Jones. » 7/10/15 6:20am 7/10/15 6:20am

First Look At Geniuses, From The Co-Creator Of Avatar The Last Airbender

Michael DiMartino is best known for co-creating the hit show Avatar: The Last Airbender, but now he’s branching out into prose fiction. His new series Geniuses starts in fall 2016 with a book called The Creature and the Creator, but we’ve got an exclusive first glimpse for you right now. » 7/07/15 11:47am 7/07/15 11:47am

How a museum restores a beautiful painting from hundreds of years ago

Charles Le Brun’s painting of Everhard Jabach and His Family was finished in 1660. Now that it’s 2015 and hanging in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, my favorite museum in New York, it was in need of a little bit of, um, reviving. The Met guides us through as it restores the giant piece of art and shows the steps the… » 7/01/15 4:30am 7/01/15 4:30am