on Aug 18, 2011
Last week we blogged those "tough as nails" pics of Frances Bean that Hedi Slimane took, and everyone seemed quite enamored with them, so in honor of baby Frances' 19th birthday today(!), I decided to post these lovely shots taken by one of our favorite photographers, Rocky Schenck, to show Frances' softer side.
Enjoy, she is a beauty for sure!
Fun fact: Rocky also photographed Margaret Cho for the cover of BUST in the 90's
Also, if this post is making you feel old, do not fret: age is just a number, AND lets all hope Frances quits the ciggies soon so she can live a long and healthy life. Read More
BY Casey Krosser
on Aug 08, 2011
Imagine a comic book superhero. Can you name more heroes who are men or women? Many comic book lovers have wished to see more strong, bad-ass ladies saving the world and their prayers will be answered by Womanthology: an all-female-created graphic novel anthology of lady superheroes!
About a month ago, a group of both comic book industry pros as well as up-and-coming comic book creators met to discuss funding the project and launched a Kickstarter campaign as a result. Now they've reached well over their printing costs funding goal and plan to release the book in October. Read More
on Aug 04, 2011
Do you like art? Do you like ladies? Do you like art made by ladies? If you’re in Philly, you should definitely check out the show “Also, Books” which opens this weekend at Space 1026. And even if you don’t live in the area, you should peep the work of the show’s four inspiring women cause they are all crazy talented:
Aidan Koch (that's her piece above) is an illustrator from the Pacific Northwest whose comics—full of bright colors and abstract stories—are intoxicating. Read More
on Aug 03, 2011
BUST is looking for a talented graphic designer to join our team.
Do you still love print? Do you want to work in an awesome and creative environment? Candidate must have editorial experience in design and production and would work closely with Creative Director on all aspects of putting together this bi-monthly, bouncing, baby girl we like to call BUST, as well as working on marketing materials and bust.com. Read More
BY Erina Davidson
on Jul 30, 2011
One of the first comic strips introduced in my school’s comics course was Nancy by Ernie Bushmiller. My initial reaction? 'This confused, prickly-headed, hyphen-nosed child has no place in my heart!' I’m not a Sunday funnies kind of gal, so I didn’t understand what Nancy was trying to do. Is it supposed to be funny? Is it making some kind of point that I'm totally missing?
During the course, my professor introduced us to How to Read Nancy by Paul Karasik and Mark Newgarden. Read More