Kome Together: INFOGRAPHIC

 

How was I going to feature a student paper proposing that John Lennon suffered from borderline personality disorder? I thought my best tactic was to stall. Miraculously a second paper emerged. And it questioned whether Ivan the Terrible was, in fact, terrible due to mental illness! Bingo. All I needed now was the fevered imagination of illustrator Eric Nyquist.

The D.C-based Council for the Advancement and Support of Education blessed "Kome Together" with its 2017 Gold award for Illustration. The judges commented: "The references are hilarious. The iconography is simply great. The art is unexpectedly quirky and breaks the mold."