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Yo Joe! fischer’s full circle moment with G.I. Joe


Scott Fischer

  Oh man... as a child of the 80's G.I. Joe was my jam! I am not talking about the large 12" GI Joe with the fuzzy hair and the kung-fu grip, I am talking the little Joes. With names like Destro, Cobra Commander, Snake-eyes, Scarlet, and Lady Jaye! I had the vehicles like the VAMP.I had the comic books, drawn by the fantastic Herb Trimpe. Hell, I still have the Forward Observer Unit Accessory,…

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Defining Locks: Hair As Storyteller


Winona Nelson

November 21, 2020 - I am in love with hair. All kinds of hair—straight and long, short and spiky, curly and huge, braided or dreadlocked. Beyond being such a beautiful representation of human diversity and self-expression, the silhouette of the hair makes for a fantastic compositional or character design element. Long, straight hair can be used to create leading shapes to bring the viewer’s eye to the face. Voluminous, curly hair can add drama and can function as a framing element for the face. Spiky hair and tooth-like triangular shapes add a sense of action, much like a shouting word balloon in a comic book. Hair can tell you what kind of person this character is, both in a literal sense and a more abstract sense. If you think of hair literally, it conveys genetic and cultural heritage. The…

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