Illustration by Gary Panter for the New York Times Sunday Book review of Garth Risk Hallberg’s ‘City on Fire’ by Frank Rich, October 8, 2015.
French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo will release its first issue Wednesday since last week’s attack left eight journalists dead at its Paris office, but only a few hundred copies of the first printing are set to reach the United States over the next few days.
The issue, which was created entirely by its surviving staffers using workspace and equipment provided by others, is set for an initial printing of 1 million copies, well above its typical 60,000. If demand is high enough, there is an option to print 2 million more. It will be available at newsstands across France but for those outside the country who want to pick one up, it’s a bit trickier.
LMPI, a distributor of foreign magazines and newspapers in the U.S. and Canada, told TIME that Charlie Hebdo has been unavailable in the U.S. since 2010 due to low sales. But it will resume delivery…
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The Party’s Over, detail from cover of Saturday Evening Post January 2, 1960. Art by Ben Kimberly Prins
This “bird’s-eye view” illustration by Harrison Cady is from an unknown issue of Boy’s Life magazine.
Original magazine illustration by the great Alex Raymond, source unknown, circa 1930s.