Entertainment Weekly, 1995 Year-End Special issue. Art director: Florian Bachleda, design director: Robert Newman.
For the Contents page of the Entertainment Weekly year-end issue in 1995, art director Florian Bachleda assigned an illustrated 1995 A to Z, featuring 27 top illustrators, each drawing a letter (the 27th was Paul Corio, who drew the title panel). This was a riff on an illustration series that Corio did when we were all at the Village Voice. Illustrators include: S.B. Whitehead, Bob Eckstein, Kaz, J.D. King, Steve Cerio, Josh Gosfield, Anita Kunz, David Coulson, Barry Blitt, Drew Friedman, Ross MacDonald, Kim Roberson, Calef Brown, Stephen Kroninger, Hanoch Piven, Lynda Barry, Hungry Dog Studios, Scott Menchin, Danny Hellman, Sue Coe, Frances Jetter, David Cowles, Eric Palma, Gary Panter, Mark Matcho, and Michael Dougan, plus Paul Corio on the title panel.
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