A beautiful reminder that despite its occasional cruelties, life is mostly joyful, radiant, and above all ever-flowing.
“It is in our nature to explore, to reach out into the unknown. The only true failure would be not to explore at all.”
Shackleton’s historic expedition to Antarctica 100 years ago, wonderfully illustrated
Freud’s life and legacy, in a comic:
From dragons to zombies to the Kraken, an illustrated encyclopedia of mythic monsters
The great Sir Quentin Blake’s quirky illustrated alphabet
Lemony Snicket is back with a charming story about curiosity, the imagination and the subjectivity of observation, illustrated by his wife, Lisa Brown
Why life is like jazz on a New York City rooftop – a lovely illustrated ode to finding a sense of purpose and belonging in the big city
Into the black hole of the human soul in acrylic and ink.
Down the rabbit hole of creative magic, one truly mad hatter at a time.
French artist Benjamin Lacombe’s hauntingly beautiful illustrations for Poe’s Tales of the Macabre
A wonderful graphic novel about acceptance, belonging, and the travails of youth, inspired by Charlotte Brönte’s Jane Eyre
Edgar Allan Poe adapted as a graphic novel “meant to be heard in the mind” by Lou Reed, with gorgeous illustrations legendary Italian cartoonist and artist Lorenzo Mattotti:
The best illustrations from 150 years of Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales and how he revolutionized storytelling
“Only the crazed and the privileged permit themselves the luxury of disintegration into more than one self.”
Famous authors’ hand-drawn self-portraits – Margaret Atwood, Edward Albee, Henry Roth, Mark Helprin, Arthur Miller, and more – plus their reflections on the divide between the private person and the writerly persona
A celebration of life in a day – absolutely lovely: