New York-based Todd James (born 1969) pioneered a distinct cartoon-based graffiti style in New York in the 1980s, working under the name REAS and gaining the respect of both a street-culture audience and the art and design market. Learn More
As William Burroughs (1914-1997) developed from an author of novels and short stories into a "cosmonaut of inner space" and a technician of consciousness, he expanded his experiments beyond the confines of fiction, pursuing the implications of his cut-up technique into film, painting, collage and audio experiments. Learn More
In Fantagraphics' ceaseless effort to rediscover every world-class cartoonist in the history of the medium, we turn your attention to a neglected part of the art form — sports cartooning — and to its greatest practitioner — Willard Mullin.
Walt Whitman’s iconic collection of poems, Leaves of Grass, has earned a reputation as a sacred American text. Whitman himself made such comparisons, going so far as to use biblical verse as a model for his own. Learn More
By turns hilarious, satirical, and brilliant, David Shrigley's full-page illustrations-a combination of drawing, comics, photography, and sculpture-are sui generis: uproariously funny, pleasantly unnerving, and, most of all, really, really cool. Learn More
Welcome To Forest Island is the flagship monograph by Bwana Spoons, a painter, designer, screenprinter and zine rocker whose work has been featured on a dizzying array of shoes, skateboards, apparel, baby strollers, and gallery walls worldwide. Learn More