Steve Orlando: Undertow

A look at the Atlantean comic book series brimming with modern themes

“Comics are a beautiful medium. The combination of visual art and text engages both sides of your brain, causing you to retain more than from a similar story in other mediums,” shares writer Steve Orlando. This is certainly true of his latest series “UNDERTOW”—done in collaboration with artist/colorist Artyom Trakhanov and letterer/designer Thomas Mauer. Its engaging artistry is met with a riveting tale, sci-fi influences …

Camille Seaman

A photographer's eye on the Arctic reveals the natural beauty in ice

With what seems to be a prescient surname, Camille Seaman—often referred to as “the iceberg photographer”—may have been born to take up the subject. While Seaman did study photography and long worked with the medium, it wasn’t until she landed a job aboard an Arctic cruise ship at age 32 that something clicked with the harsh landscapes. There, surrounded by beautifully varied lighting conditions, what …