Astounding, Mysterious, Weird and True: The Pulp Art of Comic Book Artists
Steven Brower, Jim Simon
Genre : Comics & Graphic NovelsIssue : 02/02/2013 Publisher : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Format : Paperback Pages : 184 Dimensions : 10.00 x 7.00 x 0.46 in ISBN-10 : 9781482033137 ASIN :
About the Author
Steven Brower is an award winning graphic designer, and writer. His work appears regularly in international and national design annuals and books on design, and he writes for several publications. During his tenure as Creative Director, Print garnered two National Magazine Awards for General Excellent and Gold and Silver from SPD. His book Woody Guthrie Artworkswon top prizes both in the Foreword Awards and the New York Book Show. His work has been honored by AIGA, ADC Global, the American Center for Design, the Brno Biennale, the Martin Biennale, The Type Directors Club, among others. In 2006 he designed and coauthored 2D: Visual Basics for Designers with Robin Landa and Rose Gonnella. He has been an art director at the New York Times and The Nation, and his work is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institute. Satchmo: The Wonderful Art and World of Louis Armstrong was published in 2009 by Abrams. In fall 2011 two books he designed and authored were published: From Shadow to Light: The Life and Art of Mort Meskin (Fantagraphics), and Breathless Homicidal Slime Mutants: The Art of the Paperpack (Universe/Rizzoli) to rave reviews. He is the Director of the Marywood University “Get Your Masters With The Masters” low residency MFA in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Jim Simon is the author of fiction and nonfiction books, and has written comics, a graphic novel, and The Comic Book Makers with Joe Simon – an inside account of the early days of comic books as witnessed by the creator of Captain America and first staff editor of Timely (Marvel) Comics. Jim’s writings on comic book history have been published in books by Marvel Comics/Entertainment, DC Comics/Entertainment, and Titan Publishing. His books have been translated for the French and Chinese language markets, and he has been interviewed by Heritage Magazine for the Intelligent Collector, NYC Public Radio, and other media.
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