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Rian Hughes’ iconic logo designs for Batman, Spiderman, the X-Men, Captain America, James Bond, The Avengers and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are collected for the first time in this new volume, alongside more than 1000 other logos produced over the last 30 years. Hughes himself supplies a candid commentary, discussing his design methodology and opening his archives to reveal the preliminary designs and alternative versions that have never been seen before. A unique insight into the working practices of one of our most celebrated designers.
A 550+ page hardback full-colour collection featuring almost 5000 images, this is as good as it gets in pop culture graphics. An essential reference for designers interested in branding or anyone interested in contemporary culture.
About the Author
Rian Hughes is an award-winning graphic designer, illustrator, comic artist, author, and typographer who has worked extensively for the British and American advertising, music and comic industries. Rian has written books about design and illustration, including Cult-ure: Ideas can be Dangerous and Custom Lettering of the '20s and '30s. His comic strips are collected in Yesterday’s Tomorrows, and his font foundry, Device, has released over 200 original designs since 1994.
Read our interview with Rian Hughes.
Foreword by Grant Morrison
Grant Morrison is a best-selling Scottish comic book writer, playwright and occultist. His long list of credits includes Animal Man, Batman, Doom Patrol, The Filth, The Invisibles, JLA, and 2000 AD. He was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to film and literature in 2012.