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‘The Silver Age of Comic Book Art’, A Beautiful Hardcover Coffee Table Book Celebrating Classic Superheroes

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The Silver Age of Comic Book Art is a beautiful hardcover coffee table book by graphic designer Arlen Schumer that celebrates the classic work of legendary artists like Jack Kirby, Carmine Infantino, and Steve Ditko. The Silver Age of Comic Book Art is currently available via Amazon.

Some of the greatest comic book artists of their generation, who created some of their greatest work during The Silver Age of Comics (circa 1956-1970). They not only drew definitive versions of the medium’s greatest characters — including The Flash, Batman, Captain America, Superman, Thor, Green Lantern, Spider-Man, Dr. Strange, Green Arrow and more — but set trends in the art of comic book storytelling.

Silver Age

Silver Age

Silver Age

Silver Age

images via Arlen Schumer

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Simple Instructions for Making Pour-Over Coffee

Counter Culture Coffee has created a simple brewing guide for making pour-over coffee, complete with a delightful video. In addition to their guides and coffee info, Counter Culture Coffee sells single-origin and direct trade coffees and coffee-related wares in their online store.

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A Fascinating Look at Coffee Growers in Ethiopia

In the fascinating short video “there is only coffee”, filmmakers Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine of The Perennial Plate examine the people, farms, and methods of the Ethiopian coffee growing community. We previously posted about Fine and Klein’s whirlwind video tour of Ethiopian culinary culture.

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Illumaphone, An Electronic Instrument Built From Stolen Coffee Cups That Uses Light to Play Notes

The Illumaphone is an electronic musical instrument hand built by New York-based software engineer Bonnie Eisenman from six stolen coffee cups that uses spatial and light recognition to produce sound. The instrument is played a bit like a theremin, with the musician waving their arms around to manipulate the notes.

Illumaphone

Illumaphone

Illumaphone

images via Bonnie Eisenman

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Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Travel Kit, A Coffee-Making Kit That Fits in a Travel Bag

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Timbuk2 and Blue Bottle Coffee have collaborated together to create the Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Travel Kit, a portable coffee-making kit that includes everything needed to make Blue Bottle coffee on the go. The kit includes Blue Bottle coffee beans, a Porlex coffee grinder, Bonmac dripper and filters, two enamelware cups, and matching felt cup sleeves. The kit comes in a Timbuk2 travel bag that includes compartments for all the items.

Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Travel Kit

Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Travel Kit

images via Blue Bottle Coffee

Artist Creates Incredible Coffee Cup Art by Altering the Starbucks Mermaid Logo

Altered Starbucks Logo Coffee Cup Art

Korean artist Soo Min Kim alters the iconic mermaid on Starbucks coffee cups, creating all manner of new characters out of the logo. Kim uses paint and markers to selectively erase and add elements to the logo. He has also created some clever cut paper works. Kim has posted how-to videos on his YouTube channel.

Altered Starbucks Logo Coffee Cup Art

Altered Starbucks Logo Coffee Cup Art

Altered Starbucks Logo Coffee Cup Art

Altered Starbucks Logo Coffee Cup Art

photos via Soo Min Kim

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Wonderfully Creepy Winking Coffee Face

Coffee Face

Today I needed a GIF to test out posting on Ello. Of course the first place I checked was Giphy and came across this wonderfully creepy winking coffee face GIF by Dunken K Bliths.

Japanese Coffee Shop Offers Anatomically Correct Gummy Insect Larvae

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The Red Tent Coffee Shop in the Aomori Prefecture of Japan offers anatomically correct gummy candies in the shape of insect larvae. The candies are filled with a blueberry-flavored jam to stand in for the larval guts. The shop also sells the candies online through Yahoo.

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Grim Coffee Brand and Café Logo Concepts on Coffee Cups

Grim Coffee Brand and Café Logo Concepts on Coffee Cups

Moscow-based designer Illarion Gordon uses paper coffee cups as canvases for imaginary coffee brands and café logos that are distinctly dark and existentialist. He posts the designs to his Instagram account under the hashtag #fakecoffeebranding.

Grim Coffee Brand and Café Logo Concepts on Coffee Cups

Grim Coffee Brand and Café Logo Concepts on Coffee Cups

Grim Coffee Brand and Café Logo Concepts on Coffee Cups

Grim Coffee Brand and Café Logo Concepts on Coffee Cups

photos by Illarion Gordon

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Mental Floss Explains How Regular Coffee Beans Are Decaffeinated In Their New Series ‘The Big Question’

In the first episode of the new Mental Floss video series “The Big Question”, host Craig Benzine answers the reader question, “How do they make decaf coffee when the caffeine is in the bean?” There are several methods for removing caffeine, but none of them work at 100-percent efficiency.

The decaffeination process doesn’t remove 100-percent of caffeine from coffee beans; usually 94 to 98-percent is removed.