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01.19.15 Rhett Jones

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, James Harvey talks about his special brand of work in graphic novels. I’ve been working with collage a lot lately in the preparation of my drawings. Here’s what I’ve been doing: I make a […]

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05.13.14 Sophie Weiner

Bartkira — a crowd-sourced reimagining of Katsuhiro Otomo’s “Akira” with the characters from Matt Groening’s The Simpsons — has reached its next stage of evolution. A year ago, it popped up as an ingeniously wacky Tumblr project by James Harvey and Ryan Humphrey. Since then, the project has exploded both online and IRL, with over 500 participating artists and recently, the project was shown at […]

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05.22.13 Julia Dawidowicz

Earlier, artists James Harvey and Ryan Humphrey challenged the internet with an epic proposal: Retell Otomo Katsuhiro’s manga cult classic Akira in its entirety, using only characters from The Simpsons. So far, Bartkira has basically blown up on Tumblr with diverse and creative submissions. Harvey has already recruited 768 people to create 6 pages each […]

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