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CHARITY BUZZ, CHIP KIDD, and PINK ZONE Have Teamed-Up for Breast Cancer Research!!

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  • January 25, 2016



This is so cool, YOU can help further the cause of Breast Cancer Research!! Yes, CHARITY BUZZ has teamed-up with the Book Designer Chip Kidd to raise money for PINK ZONE AT PENN STATE. This non-profit organization is one of the most hard-working charities out there who are doing everything possible to help those affected with this disease. It’s a great cause and here’s how YOU can join the fight!

OK FIRST, Charity Buzz is having an AUCTION where the winner gets to have Chip Kidd design a book cover for them. So if you’re an Author this is your chance to get a great deal on having an award-winning Design create your cover. All you have to do is BID at their official website. But, you gotta hurry because it ends in about a week from now!! So, please CLICK HERE!

SECOND, Even if you don’t think you want to bid then please share this page on your favorite social media pages. We’re talking Twitter, Facebook, your Blog, ETC… We really want to get the word out there about this wonderful cause. Oh yeah, in advance, thank you!!

If you are not familiar with Chip Kidd’s Book Cover Design Work we have posted a few down below. Also, if you would like to see more then please CLICK HERE for a huge portfolio of examples!




13th DIMENSION – Interview with CHIP KIDD on the Brilliance of Marshall Rogers’ #BATMAN

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  • January 25, 2016


If you head on over to the 13th DIMENSION website the Editor Dan Greenfield has just posted Part 3 of his interview with Chip Kidd. In this episode they discuss the complete and total brilliance of  the legendary BATMAN Comic Book Artist Marshall Rogers.  Also, if you’re a fan of this artist’s work then the post there has a lot of delicious eye-candy to enjoy. To check it out, just CLICK HERE!





WOODSTOCK WRITERS RADIO – Book Podcast Interview with Author CHIP KIDD!

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  • January 25, 2016


Martha Frankel is a Blogger/Reporter for WOODSTOCK WRITERS RADIO and she recently met up with Chip Kidd at the Miami Book Fair to discuss his new book, Only What’s Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of Peanuts (Abrams).  The interview is available online as a free podcast and we want to invite everyone to please check it out. She did an amazing job (Thanks Martha!).

To hear the complete broadcast, please CLICK HERE!




The 13th DIMENSION “Chip Kidd” Interview Continues with the #BATMAN FAMOUS 1ST EDITION

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  • January 21, 2016



Dan Greenfield, a writer/reporter for the always brilliant 13th DIMENSION website, has been interviewing a ton of Batman-related artists and writers lately and here is a shout-out for an interview he did with the designer and author, Chip Kidd (This is actually “Part 2” in a continuing series).

Anyone who knows Chip knows he is crazy about “Batman”, ha ha, so they get pretty serious about the character. In this segment (link down below) they discuss the BATMAN #1 “Famous 1st Edition” Treasury Comic Book, published many years ago by DC Comics, that reprinted the very 1st issue of Batman.

To read the article please CLICK HERE!






VIDEO: Interview with J. D. McClatchy about the American Poet, James Merrill #Poetry

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  • January 21, 2016

James Merrill


Please be sure to check out this wonderful video by Langdon Hammer where he interviews J. D.  McClatchy  about the Great American Poet, James Merrill (pictured up above). 






#CBLDF Announces New 2016 Membership Incentives, Featuring Art by CRAIG THOMPSON!

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  • January 16, 2016

Craig Thompson 2016 cbldf


Become a member of the COMIC BOOK LEGAL DEFENSE FUND, and help preserve comics as a vital medium for this century!

CBLDF’s work defending the right to read is more important than ever. But we can’t do it without your support! When you join CBLDF in 2016, we’ll thank you with the best incentives in the free speech community, starting off with a membership card and member exclusives featuring stunning art by acclaimed cartoonist Craig Thompson (Blankets, Habibi, Space Dumplings)!

Although comics have never been a bigger part of  mainstream pop culture, challenges to comics and other books have been rapidly increasing over the last few years — and we expect even more challenges in 2016 if the trend continues. We need your help to continue the fight for the right to read!

Please CLICK HERE for more information about joining the CBLDF.

Plus, check out this LINK to see how your donation works.


Craig Thompson 2016 cbldf tshirt



FREE #CBLDF Defender Magazine #4 with Cover by Frank Miller

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  • January 16, 2016

CBLDF Defender Magazine 4 Frank Miller


Here is the latest issue of DEFENDER Magazine from the CBLDF non-profit organization. For friends that don’t know that stand for “Comic Book Legal Defense Fund” and they help defend censorship of comics. As a side-note: Chip Kidd is on the Board of Directors.

In this issue: They start with an exclusive interview with the one-and-only Frank Miller (Sin City, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, 300, etc…), sharing his thoughts on DK3, censorship, pushing boundaries in comics, and more! Look back on how CBLDF fought for comics in 2015: The Year in Censorship. Plus, free speech events and all the latest news and analysis!

You can always view this magazine for FREE either here at CHIPKIDD.COM (posted down below) or, just click here & bookmark, CBLDF.


Designer Chip Kidd Spotted at the STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Movie Premier!

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  • January 16, 2016



OK, here’s a quick post to share a few fun photos shot by Chip Kidd when he was at the STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Movie Premier in Hollywood, CA. While there he got to meet many of the Actors from the new film. Here are a few favorites. First, he is spotted with Director J. J. Abrams and then, Anthony Daniels, who you might already know, is the Actor who plays C-3PO!



May The Force Be With You, Always.

© 2016 Chip Kidd

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