Humor: Dark Humor, Zombies, Caricatures & More

Caricatures, cartoons and other funny stuff relating to art, comics and fantasy. From funny zombies and dark humor to caricatures and vampire jokes, IMPACT Books has a healthy sense of humor. We’ve got the best caricaturists and cartoonists to help you learn how to draw funny faces, matching heads to bodies (though sometimes it’s more fun not to match!) and hilarious caricatures of friends and family. And we’ll remind you of the best days to celebrate our love of all things sci-fi, fantasy, and comic. So grab your towels on Towel Day, learn to talk like a pirate, and May the Fourth be with you!

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Master Seminar on Writing Great Characters

Today is the big day for Peter David’s Master Seminar that focuses on how to write great characters! So if you’re a writer or a comic artist, we highly suggest that you jump on this chance before all the seats are taken! Click HERE for more details on how to sign up! And don’t...

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Fantasy Friday: Divergent Countdown

The main character from Veronica Roth’s Divergent series will finally be transforming before our very eyes on the big screen in T-minus two weeks. Beatrice (Tris) Prior will no longer be left to the active imaginations of readers everywhere but instead she’ll be showing up in the flesh (via actress Shailene Woodley) and kicking...

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Drawing & Designing Tattoo Art

IMPACT’s new book Drawing & Designing Tattoo Art by Fip Buchanan gives readers an inside track into the world of tattoo art. With step-by-step accounts of how Buchanan goes about creating tattoo art – from the initial client consultation, to the initial sketch, learning to deal with design problems, finding the perfect composition and...

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Extraordinary Portraits Made From Old Doll Parts

Artist Freya Jobbins knows how to recycle and reuse old toys to create the best possible portraits of regular, everyday people and infamous, pop culture icons. Her gift for melding various doll parts to ultimately end up with an easily recognizable caricature of well-known favorites such as Batman or Darth Vader are mind blowing....

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3D Street Art by Edgar Mueller

Artist Edgar Mueller brings dangerous and daring experiences to the average Joe and Jane walking down the street as his 3D creations overflow into the public domain. With amazing 3D art that scans entire street blocks, Mueller incorporates all the surrounding city elements into every final project that he presents to the world. According...

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Black Widow Film Finally in the Works

Black Widow is finally going to be getting her big screen debut! Sadly, Marvel hasn’t announced when exactly this movie is going to happen, but it’s enough for avid comic fans (like us at IMPACT) just to know that it will be happening. We’ll worry about the whens, wheres and hows later. In the...

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Little Video Game Books

Artist Joey Spiotto has been taking video game characters and creating cover art with them in the style of the Little Golden Books series. He calls it “little video game books”. I remember having some of the Golden books when I was a kid. That signature golden spine design is iconic. I think I may...

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Peanut Superhero Figurines

Growing up, your mother was, most likely, deadly serious about not wanting you to play with your food but for artist Steve Casino it’s an everyday occurrence. His amazing renditions of famous movie and television characters painted upon a peanut canvas is definitely something worthy of writing home about. Using a four step process,...

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Eye Art, Beyond Mere Makeup

Tal Peleg’s passion for art is blatantly obvious in her amazing makeup designs as she explores this all-to-often under-represented outlet. With themes ranging from Edgar Allan Poe to fairytale princesses – Tal’s artistry knows no boundaries. With costume makeup and facepainting it’s easy to get lost in the world of cosmetics. But Tal’s rare...

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7 Year Old Hip-Hop Portrait Artist

Going by the name of Yung Lenox, this is one artist that’s starting in his profession at an early age. At just 7 years old, Yung Lenox has been illustrating old-school hip-hop art since he was 5 years old. Dedicating no more than 10-15 minutes at a time to each project, Lenox’s work is...