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Ooky Spooky Animanga Part VI (and Final): The Scariest Characters Make the Best Halloween Costumes

Ooky Spooky Animanga Part VI (and Final): The Scariest Characters Make the Best Halloween Costumes

The final installment of this year's Ooky Spooky Animanga series focuses on the best scary animanga character costumes, and how to put them together. Read More »

Ooky Spooky Animanga Part V: The Japanese Fascination with Spirits

Ooky Spooky Animanga Part V: The Japanese Fascination with Spirits

Every culture has its ghost stories. Here in the West, ours tend toward narratives depicting souls who died violent deaths and have returned to take revenge. Or perhaps we tell tales of those who have died too soon and only wish for eternal playmates... Read More »

Ooky Spooky Animanga Part III: The Titilating Terror of Junji Ito

Ooky Spooky Animanga Part III: The Titilating Terror of Junji Ito

[Note: The following post contains some images that are visually disturbing. It is recommended that the reader use caution.] Do you like your comics with heavy inking? With a bit of body horror? With gruesome forays into the darkest parts of the huma... Read More »

How Art Reveals Truth in Science

How Art Reveals Truth in Science

A subatomic particle track from a bubble chamber in CERN. It is quite possible … that we will always learn more about human life and personality from novels than from scientific psychology —Naom Chomsky In the 1920s, physicist Niels Bohr struggled to... Read More »

IAAA Gallery:  Raymond Cassel – Digital Space Art

IAAA Gallery: Raymond Cassel – Digital Space Art

Space Art from the mind and hand of Raymond Cassel, space calendar cover artist! Read More »

Separating the Art from the Artist

Separating the Art from the Artist

Suppose an artist or a writer says something that is loathsome or morally reprehensible? Can we therefore judge the artist's work as having no value simply because the artist is a jerk? Read More »

IAAA Gallery: Marilynn Flynn – Aspirational Astronaut

IAAA Gallery: Marilynn Flynn – Aspirational Astronaut

The space art of Marilynn Flynn - one of the few earth-based artists to have her work flown in space. Read More »

Drawing Classes with DC Pro Jack Purcell

Drawing Classes with DC Pro Jack Purcell

I would be lying outright if I said that I didn't have a lot of respect for the profound effect of Western comics and their history on society Read More »

Walter Popp

Walter Popp

I consider myself pretty knowledgeable about old science fiction art, particularly pulp magazine art and artists. My knowledge is not so vast, however, that there aren't still some surprises and new discoveries to be made. Read More »

Nobody Goes It Alone: Best Friends Make Anime Better

Nobody Goes It Alone: Best Friends Make Anime Better

This is the story of two little girls. They live down the street from each other, take the bus to school together, and are often mistaken for sisters. Read More »

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