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Neil Gaiman's Graduation Speech 'Make Good Art' To Become Book Designed By Chip Kidd

Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman melted more than a few hearts when he delivered the inspirational "Make Good Art" commencement speech at Philadelphia’s the University of the Arts this past May. Gaiman's sage advice inspired illustrator Gavin Aung Tung to create a brilliant comic following its YouTube debut.


ArtsBeat: Graphic Books Best Sellers: Collections by Dave Stevens and Adrian Tomine

There are two newcomers to the graphic books hardcover best-seller list this week, and both shine a spotlight on artists — a trend worth supporting. “Dave Stevens’ Stories and Covers,” at No. 6, takes a look at the cover work of Mr. Stevens, who created the Rocketeer and was also well known for his renderings of women in a ’50s-pinup style.


Graphic Books Best Sellers: Undead and Loving It

Karin, the heroine of the manga series "Chibi Vampire Airmail," is a different kind of creature of the night: instead of taking blood from humans, she gives her excess blood to them.


Graphic novel replaces business school textbook

Graphic novel replaces business school textbook

Jeremy Short's students read comic books in class. Then they take exams, do well, and finish the semester with an understanding of the fundamentals ...

Senh: Sounds like a fun class. And someone who open-minded enough to be try something new.


Principal Photography Starts for Red

Principal photography has begun in Toronto on Summit Entertainment's spy-thriller Red , based on the DC Comics graphic novel of the same name by Warren Ellis.


Graphic novel of 'Fahrenheit 451' sparks Bradbury's approval

Graphic novel of 'Fahrenheit 451' sparks Bradbury's approval

Fifty-six years after Ray Bradbury wrote the first draft of Fahrenheit 451 in nine days, his science-fiction classic is being ...


Amy Poehler sets 'Lunch' date

Universal has picked up "Lunch Lady," a children's graphic novel series written and illustrated by Jarrett Krosoczka, with Amy Poehler attached to star.


Graphic Books Best Seller List

Graphic Books Best Seller List

It's the calm before the storm for comic-book fans. Following the premiere of the big-screen "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" film, Saturday is Free Comic Book Day, a celebration of the industry.


Millar Comments on Wanted 2 Screenwriter

Millar Comments on  Wanted 2  Screenwriter

Last week, it was announced that Evan Spiliotopoulos has been hired to write the script for Universal's Wanted 2, based on a story by Chris Morgan. There was some negative feedback as Spiliotopoulos is credited as co-writer of Pooh's Heffalump Movie and its DVD Halloween spin-off. But Mark Millar, creator of the graphic novel and producer on the sequel, says that's not why he was brought on board.


'Watchmen' reviews mixed in London

'Watchmen' reviews mixed in London

"Watchmen," one of 2009's most eagerly awaited films, has had its world premiere in London on Tuesday, and reviews cast the movie as classy but no classic.


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