The Palmeral de Elche

The Palmeral of Elche

The Palmeral of Elche, The Largest Palm Grove in Europe The Palmeral de Elche (Huertos de Palmeras de Elche), is a large palm grove in…

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Interview with Anne Palermo, CEO, and cofounder, Aqua Cultured Foods

The future of the fish-free seafood: Aqua Cultured Foods, Interview with Anne Palermo CEO, and cofounder Aqua Cultured Foods is a Chicago-based food-tech startup that uses microbial fermentation to make fish-free calamari that tastes, feels, and looks like its seafood counterpart. When did you start Aqua Cultured Foods? Where did the idea come from? After…

Domu: A Child’s Dream by Katsuhiro Otomo, Review

Review of the graphic novel Domu: A Child’s Dream by Katsuhiro Otomo Domu: A Child’s Dream is a manga series written and illustrated by Katsuhiro Otomo, best known for his masterpiece Akira. The comic, after winning some prestigious awards such as the Japan Cartoonists Association Award in 1981, the Nihon SF Taisho Award in 1984,…

The Work of David Plunkert, Interview

David Plunkert is an American illustrator, graphic designer, poster artist, and co-founder of Spur Design LLC in Baltimore MD. His works have appeared in numerous Fortune 500 companies’ advertising campaigns as well as newspapers, magazines, and recording labels. He has been featured in many books including New Masters of Poster Design, Mixing Messages, Typography Sketchbooks,…

Uzumaki by Junji Ito, Review

Review of Uzumaki by Junji Ito A surreal and unnerving journey, the work that made Ito one of the most famous and quoted horror mangaka of the contemporary scene. Uzumaki is a Japanese horror manga created by the mangaka Junji Ito between 1998 and 1999 that takes place in the fictitious town of Kurouzu, where…

Review: The Incal by Jodorowsky & Moebius

The Incal by Jodorowsky & Moebius is a bizarre and visionary Space Opera, Review The Incal is a graphic novel by Moebius and Alejandro Jodorowsky written between 1981 and 1988, an epic that mixes skillfully elements of science fiction, grotesque, esoteric, and social criticism. The Incal is the perfect synthesis of modern science fiction, Moebius’ bewitching stroke, Jodorowsky’s narrative talent, and…

Review: Pompeo by Andrea Pazienza

A desperate journey into tormented Pompeo’s soul, Andrea Pazienza’s alter ego Andrea Pazienza (San Benedetto del Tronto, 23 May 1956 – Montepulciano, 16 June 1988) was an Italian cartoonist, draftsman, illustrator and painter. Pazienza is considered one of the most representative and innovative Italian comic artists. Pazienza was born in San Benedetto del Tronto (Ascoli…


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