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Even as a kid, the simpering perfection of the Family Circus pissed me off. Somehow, this immensely annoying cartoon has become the most widely syndicated comic in the world, and it’s published in almost 1,500 newspapers worldwide. Just thinking about that makes me mad. So when I saw Ed Harrington’s

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Georg Bartisch was a person who dedicated his life to finding cures for eye diseases. He was born in 1535, and was an apprentice to a barber surgeon by the age of 13. From what I can see, he was a bit of a prodigy, carrying out operations at an early

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These Italian comic books for the discerning gentlemen were popular in the 1970s and 1980s. Fumetti featured under-dressed women being menaced and molested by men – robot men, perverted men, alien men, dead men, men with beards, mummified men, men with knives and monkeys. We’ve compiled a gallery of the

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I remember the first day I got my hands on OZ’s Fire In the Brain on vinyl; I bought it from Wax Traxx in Denver. I would just stare at the cover for hours because I loved the art so much! I get the same sort of feeling when I

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Gazing at art has always been a way for me to travel to other worlds in my mind. Growing up in the 80’s, I remember staring at Heavy Metal magazine for hours – I was transfixed by the colors and images. The master of fantasy art is Boris Vallejo, and for

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CVLT Nation interviews Fred Grabosky of FTG Illustrations When did you first know that art was something you needed to create? It’s tough to pinpoint the exact day or moment, but I feel like I’ve always gravitated toward being an artist. Whether it be musically, with different drawing utensils, sculpting,

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