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Chip Kidd at The Comic Archive


Last week I linked to a short video of Chip Kidd talking about growing up with comics. Now, The Comic Archive have posted a few more segments from that interview in which Chip discusses his book design and work in comics.

In this first clip, Chip talks about his decision to pursue graphic design in college and the influence of comic books on his work:

In this longer segment, he discusses coming to New York, being hired by Knopf as a cover designer, and returning to comics through DC Comics and Pantheon:

And this may just be for the fan-boys, but in this final clip Chip shows off his specially commissioned one-of-a-kind collections of original artwork:


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