- 3 years ago
Today's Guest: Arlen Schumer, grapher designer, comic book historian and author of The Silver Age of Comic Book Art. Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Arlen Schumer by clicking on the video player above! Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience full of comic book fans prone to arguing because only they can determine who the best artists truly were… in the NEW new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida! Wanna give your eyeballs a real treat? Pick up a copy of Arlen Schumer’s The Silver Age of Comic Book Art – which was recently released in a revised edition – and turn to any page. And I mean any page. Wherever your eyes go, they will discover a stunningly well curated tour through the DC and Marvel pop art of the 1960s -- the word balloons now filled not with superhero dialogue but with fine art narrative and discussion from Schumer and the artists themselves. ARLEN SCHUMER podcast excerpt: "Why did Gene Colan make the cut over some other artists?