Paper’s Front Page Is a Work of Art
"In uncertain times for newspapers, readers of The Courier-Journal in Louisville, Ky., might be forgiven for wondering if what they saw when they looked at Friday’s front page was a cost-cutting measure: all the words and even the pictures on the printed page had been hand-drawn, down to the weather box and the captions. But the transformation was the work of the Turkish artist Serkan Ozkaya...
The paper's own site has the story, The front page itself, and also a video showing the artist at work. They're selling prints of the page too.
JRSM gave me something called a splash award last Monday. Alas I don't have time to follow all the rules of acceptance as wee Hayley Campbell is home for Easter, but thanks for the good words. Hayley herself has been working at Gosh comics for some time and writing their weekly what's-in-this-week blog.
From hell has turned up on a 'graphic novel' bestseller list for April, undoubtedly due to the Watchmen ballyhoo.
And Leotard is nominated for an Eisner award in the best painted/multimedia art category.
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