Brooklyn Comics & Graphics Festival

Brooklyn Comics & Graphics Festival

This Saturday is the Brooklyn Comics & Graphics Festival, an ongoing project by Desert Island, PictureBox and Bill Kartalopoulos –and it looks like it’s going to be a good one. Check out this lineup of special guests (not including all the exhibitors): Nine Antico, Blexbolex, Charles Burns, Lilli…

Adventures In Design Live in Chicago Recap

Adventures In Design Live in Chicago Recap

Last night was the first Adventures In Design live recording at Shuba’s in Chicago. It was loads of fun and full of great stories, shop talk and interviews with Jay Ryan, Shawn Smith and Little Friends of Printmaking. Plus, each audience member got…

18×24 Pop-Up Shop

Get ready Chicago, on August 25 and 26th Rational Park in partnership with Adam Hanson will be hosting 18×24: A Gig Poster Pop-Up Shop. The focus is on Midwest poster artists and they’ve already got a great lineup confirmed so far: Adam Hanson…

Show N’ Tell Show: Flatstock Edition

Show N’ Tell Show: Flatstock Edition

This Thursday the hilarious, live graphic design talk show the Show ‘n Tell Show is back at Lincoln Hall with a star-studded cast of Flatstock poster artists. If you’re a Chicagoan or in town for Pitchfork there’s no excuse not to…

Birdmachine Garage Sale

Birdmachine Garage Sale

Local note for folks in the Chicagoland area: Jay Ryan is hosting a garage sale to fund the rebuilding of his… garage. And the main selling point? A series of illustrations he’s done of the aforementioned garage in various states of decay and habitation. Brilliant idea….

Dragon Brush App

Dragon Brush App

Longtime favorite John Solimine of Spike Press has released a wonderful new app called Dragon Brush. Along  with the help of Andy Hullinger and Smallplanet, the app also features narration by Matt Berninger and music by Aaron Dessner and Bryce Dessner of The National. It’s a super…