Crowdfund WWI photographs and a better platform for FOIA requests

Requesting information through the Freedom of Information Act isn't always simple, but a group of investigative journalists are making the process more accessible than ever. And one fellow is looking to share his German great-grandfather's WWI photos with the world. » 8/11/13 12:00pm 8/11/13 12:00pm

Samurai Batman chases down the Joker in a woodblock-inspired print

We've been enjoying Jed Henry's pop culture illustrations inspired by Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints. His new gallery show, opening tonight at Gallery Nucleus, includes some new pieces, including this showdown between Batman and the Joker. » 6/01/13 5:00pm 6/01/13 5:00pm

Crowdfund a giant rideable robot, geeky woodblock prints, and a new…

Want to help fund a giant robot that can carry two passengers? How about a series of geeky, Japanese-style woodblocks, or a documentary about hiking the John Muir Trail? Or maybe you'd rather see an original comic from a writer who fleshed out both Venom and Iron Man? Check out these products and decide if any are… » 8/05/12 11:00am 8/05/12 11:00am

Classic video game characters, drawn in the style of Japanese ukiyo-e

Artist Jed Henry has taken famous characters from the video game console pantheon and reconfigured them as samurais on centuries-old Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints. The results are pretty clever — I'm liking how Mega Man's defeated robot masters have become a cloud of oni. Henry's not done with this series yet, as… » 5/18/12 6:30am 5/18/12 6:30am