The Future Of The Comic Book In A Digital World
There is a certain feeling you get when you walk into a comic book store. The stale musk of paper mixed with cologne and plastic packaging, a silence much like a library punctured by sporadic conversations between store clerks and customers whisper-yelling about their take on alternate universe storylines.
Women in the United States have made some monumental gains at work. We’re now at least half the labor force and more women today are middle- and upper- managers in corporate America than ever before. Even so, I wasn’t surprised to discover that women have not (yet) made similar inroads into high-level corporate crime.
This past spring, Miami street artist David Anasagasti’s work started popping up in Japan and South America. It was the type of global exposure that Anasagasti didn’t want: American Eagle Outfitters had built an international advertising campaign around his best-known, oldest image—half-squinting, drowsy eyeballs layered on top of one another.