Stars and Swipes

30 Postcards of Awkward Americana

About the Book

Here are 30 exquisite postcards from Wilhelm Staehle’s Silhouette Masterpiece Theater ( Each panel in the popular weekly web comic features a painstakingly detailed etching carved from a beautiful painting; the results are gorgeous and very funny. Stars and Swipes offers a hilarious vision of classic Americana, with farcical frontiersmen, prattling presidents, and other all-American oddities.

About the Author

Wilhelm Staehle

Wilhelm Staehle is the pseudonym of Will Staehle, a Seattle-based artist and designer. A former art director for HarperCollins, he has designed and illustrated numerous jackets for Michael Chabon, Michael Crichton, and a host of best-selling authors. Print magazine named him one of the Top 20 Under 30 New Visual Artists, and he exhibited a solo show of work at the Type Directors Club.

Product Details

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-59474-734-2
  • Dimensions: 4 1⁄3 x 6 ½
  • Page Count: 30
  • Release Date: December 2, 2014

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