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Cartoon Animation with Preston Blair Returns with a new revised edition!

    Preston Blair began his career in the early 1930s at the Universal studio under Walter Lantz and Bill Nolan. He went on later to work for all the major animation studios from Walt Disney to The Flintstones at Hanna-Barbera for over 50 years. You will recognize his footprint in animation through the halcyon days of animation. However, he is better known for his book, Cartoon Animation with Preston Blair, published in 1948. A brand-new edition of Cartoon Animation with Preston Blair is available by Walter Foster Publishing, an imprint of The Quarto Group.

    download audiobooks for free

    Download 1,000 Free Audio Books

      Time constriction has made it hard for me to read books. Open Culture just opened up that option. They have links to over 1000 audiobooks to download or stream depending on the offering. I am planning to listen to my heart’s content. Some classic books are read by famous actors. This is a great find for people such as me looking for an alternative to digest some literature.

      Mac Raboy Master of the Comics

      The Captained Marvel Work of Mac Raboy: Master of the Comics

        Mac Raboy might not be a household name in the general public, as Jack Kirby or Neal Adams might be. The latest offering from TwoMorrows Publishing celebrates the life of Mac Raboy, the comic book artist that influenced pop culture and many artists in later years. TwoMorrows are the curators of past and present creators in the comic industry. Their book Mac Raboy Master of The Comics is a unique detailed glance of the man and legend like nobody has ever told.

        tarantula bob dylan

        Bob Dylan’s “Tarantula,” as read by actor Will Patton

          The music of Bob Dylan has always been poetic. Bob dabbed in actual poetry with his infamous 1971 Tarantula book of prose. Critics did not respond in kind throughout the years.

          Tarantula is more of a tribute to Arthur Rimbaud’s prose style. Will Patton breathes new life into this body of work as he reads the lesser-known work of Bob Dylan.

          oh no by alex norris

          Oh No Book by Alex Norris

            Oh no, Andrews McMeel Publishing has collected Alex Norris’ viral Webcomic Name. Alex’s appeal is in the simplicity of the strip that has a universal appeal.

            The book collects the best hits from Alex’s Tumblr account and some never published before strips. The book is a great starting point in introducing yourself to Alex Norris complex views drawn in primary line forms. There is a little something for everybody.

            Donald and the Golden Crayon

            Donald and the Golden Crayon

              The 1955 children’s book, Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson has been aped. The classic book has now been parodied by P. Shauers with magical delight with Donald and the Golden Crayon.

              Art of Wreck It Ralph 2

              Art of Wreck It Ralph 2

                In the follow-up to the Oscar-nominated film Wreck-It Ralph, our hero leaves his arcade for the expansive universe of the Internet. Disney’s artists have brought the world of the Internet (a world you may think you know) to life in an all-new, imaginative way. Through never-before-seen concept art, character sketches, storyboards, and color scripts, along with interviews with the production team, The Art of Ralph Breaks the Internet reveals the artistic process behind Disney’s highly anticipated sequel.

                Peanuts Dell Archive

                Peanuts Dell Archive

                  The Peanuts’ Dell comics, originally printed from 1957-1962, are collected for the first time!

                  100 greatest Moments The Justice League Robert Greenberger

                  Doing justice to The Justice League

                    Justice League: 100 Greatest Moments: Highlights from the History of the World’s Greatest Superheroes by Robert Greenberger examines the best that the league has to offer since its early inception.

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                    The Beef

                      The Beef is the story of Meat Men, brought to you by Richard Starkings, Tyler Shainline and Shaky Kane.