Penguins/Ducks

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Spotted (ha!) this little gem earlier: Roy Lichtenstein – How Modern Art Was Saved by Donald Duck. I'm not sure if the type is quite right for the Penguin style (a more keen-eyed sphenisciformicist would be able to tell you), but the cover does manage to reference Lichtenstein's signature style without the whole thing coming off as naff pastiche. I was struggling with incorporating Ben-Day dots in a design earlier this week – they're deceptively tricky things to get right. One false move and you've got yourself an 80s Athena pencil case.

Just for my own amusement, I'd like to see a companion piece: David Jones – How Mickey Mouse Grew Up a Cow.