Noir superhero illustrations by Marko Manev

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Illustration on Wednesday 20 November 2013

Illustrator Marko Manev’s Noir superhero series gives a fresh twist to these classic comic book characters. Portrayed as silhouetted beacons in a world of brooding darkness, these iconic heroes seem even more heroic set in black and white. Villains, beware.

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Misery City: a new comic from London’s Markosia Publishing

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By Anna Dowsland in New Illustration on Thursday 23 May 2013

Misery City is a new surreal noir comic from Markosia Publishing in London. The illustrations, by Vassilis Gogtzilas, are beautifully daring and dark. The story is written by Kostas Zachopoulos and tells the tale of Max Murray, an unlucky trench coat detective, forever damned in the concrete labyrinth of Misery City. Hunted by Hell’s lurking […]

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Gang Signs Accessorized

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By Joshua Scott in New Photography on Wednesday 27 July 2011

This recent photo series by Joshua Scott combines gang sign stacking with cutting edge jewelry brands, nOir and Bijules. Who needs brass knuckles when you’ve got this much swag on your fists. Stack signs and represent your set with metal and mesh.

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The Third Man

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By Than Luu in New Film on Wednesday 21 April 2010

For most of my adult life, I have been obsessed with the Noir genre. From the novels of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett to the stunning silver screen performances of Bogart and Bacall, the Noir genre captures a moment in artistic history that speaks loudly to me. The 1949 British film, the Third Man, is not only one of my favorite Noir films, but perhaps one of my all-time favorite movies.

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