21.05.13 by Jeff

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira aka The Greatest Comic Art Project Ever

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project
I had no idea until yesterday that the greatest project in the history of comics and the Internet was already well underway. More than 300 artists (and counting) are contributing to the Bartkira community project in which Ōtomo Katsuhiro’s manga classic Akira is re-told using characters from The Simpsons.

Artist James Harvey proposed the idea for the project after seeing a bunch of incredible drawings by another artist Ryan Humphrey.

It looks as though the submission period is about to end (I wish I had known sooner!) but if you’re interested you could contact James about the project here.

If you search “Bartkira” on Tumblr (see here) you will see how amazing this project is. I can’t wait to see the finished book all together.

Peep a bunch more of Ryan Humphrey’s drawings below!

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project
The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

ryanhumphrey.co.uk/Bartkira

harveyjames.tumblr.com













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.







29.06.16 by Jeff

Graphic Designer Spotlight: Bráulio Amado

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Gorgeous poster designs by Bráulio Amado, a Portuguese graphic designer based in Brooklyn, New York. More images below.

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29.06.16 by Staff

10 Illustrators React to Brexit

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Jean Jullien created the memorable illustration, “Peace for Paris,” in response to the terrorist attacks last year. Now a number of illustrators (including Jullien) are similarly responding to last week’s EU referendum in the form they know best. Check out more images below.

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A selection of paintings by San Pedro, California-based artist Marie Thibeault. More images below.

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Sunwheel Made Up of Hundreds of Gold Plates

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Portuguese-Italian collective Moradavaga have built a shimmering sunwheel for the annual Festa de São João do Porto (Festival of St John of Porto) in Portugal. Measuring eight meters in diameter, the piece is the result of hundreds of gold plates, fitted together in such a way that they move independently according to changes in wind and light, as well as rotations manually controlled by passersby. See more images and video of the reflective installation below!

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28.06.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Lee Kyutae

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Gorgeous drawings by illustrator Lee Kyutae. More images below.

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