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Crocheted Cyclops Costume

Crocheting may have started out as a craft, but it’s turning into an extreme sport. Veronica Knight, maker of the crochet viking costume, produced this full body crocheted cyclops suit. Think: casual Fridays. Link

Book Origami

El Paso-based artist Isaac Salazar folds and cuts the pages of books to create word and images. Here’s the story of how he started in the craft, as told by his wife Veronica: In 2000, we went house hunting and saw a model home that displayed some book art. They were very simple, kind of like [...]

Archie Comics Reimagined as a Prision Drama

Cartoonist Mike Hawthorne made this scene from a different sort of Archieverse — one in which Archie Andrews and his gang are doing hard time. Here’s a passage from Hawthorne’s backstory for the comic: Teen age pregnancy caused Archie’s life to start to slide into the wrong direction. Veronica, coming from a wealthy family, was pressured [...]

6 Great Christmas Comic Book Adventures

You can’t forget the great Christmas songs, movies and television specials. But what of the wonderful, heart-warming Christmases you spent with Archie, Richie Rich, Mickey Mouse and Little Lulu? Even super-heroes sometimes take a break from clobbering super-villains at Christmas. Here are some of the classic holiday stories that have made their way into the [...]