art and illustration

Loneliness at the diner

Nighthawks Edward Hopper painting

“We’d asked the writers to e-mail us their wish lists, and Nighthawks topped almost every one. It was something about the loneliness, the coffee, the silence—everyone wanted to lay claim to that one desolate corner of the universe… How could…

Doc Savage, The Spook Legion

The release of John Carter, the new epic blockbuster based on the Mars novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs, has got me fondly remembering some of the other pulp fiction of my youth. For instance, I used to love the Doc…

Wally Wood – Artist’s Edition

Wally Wood Artist's Edition cover

I want this – I really, really want this. Unfortunately no comic book stores in Vancouver seem to have a copy in stock (it was shipped to go on sale today, Feb 22, apparently). If you see this book for…