Tuesday, June 3, 2014
remembrance of his mother, Louise Oliver; and Romy Ashby’s essay on Regina Bartkoff and her love of Louise’s work. The excerpts are accompanied by slideshows of drawings by Louise and Regina, also from this issue.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
For its seventh issue, the Folio Club reverses its usual proportions of text and art, to devote itself to the visual. The Drawing Issue features dozens of stunning black-and-white drawings by a variety of remarkable artists. It will be published in June 2014. More information will be posted here soon.
Monday, May 6, 2013
This blog has been catching up on its beauty sleep for a long while, but the Folio Club continues to post on Facebook and is now in the midst of hatching secret plans for our next issue. In the meantime, issue six has been generating hugely enthusiastic responses. If you haven’t checked it out yet, please do. Image: Preliminary sketches by Onsmith for the cover of Folio Club issue number six.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
here and will be available from other outlets soon. Better yet, ask you favorite local bookseller for it, and support the indie spirit this holiday season!)
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Sunday, October 14, 2012
second issue of the Folio Club. Copyright 2010 by Robert Pranzatelli. All rights reserved. Image: Andy Warhol, Flowers.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
here. What strikes me today is how thoroughly I enjoy the covers that Harvey Kurtzman drew for a number of the early issues. They epitomize so much of what I love best in comic art. Kurtzman passed away nearly twenty years ago, but his birthday is this Wednesday, October 3. It seems a fitting moment to post another of his masterful covers and remember him with an admiring smile. Image: Cover of MAD No. 7, 1953, by Harvey Kurtzman. You can see two other Kurtzman covers in my previous post about him, here.