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In 1983, Charles Burns provided this cover for the Seattle Rocket alternative newspaper. With thanks to the New Yorker for digging it up.
If you too thought that the size of Charles Burns’ portraits on the cover of The Believer was shamefully small, despair no longer. The Adam Baumgold Gallery is currently hosting an exhibition of the original art for these portraits (along … Continue reading
In 2007, Rupert Sanders, award-winning director of advertising shorts and currently working on Snow White And The Huntsman, created a short film based on Charles Burns’ graphic novel, Black Hole. The film recently got quite some attention after Slashfilm featured … Continue reading
Dutch publisher and purveyor of fine collector’s items, Griffioen Grafiek, just posted their newsletter for the summer, and there’s a lot of goodies to be found for the lovers of fine comic art. One is a cyclee print of a … Continue reading
As if Charles Burns’ characters in Black Hole weren’t horrific enough, photographer Max Oppenheim and prosthetic artist Bill Turpin decided to bring them to life. Ugh. (via What The Cool, which has more)
Chip Kidd writes + Charles Burns draws + Chris Ware letters = pure awesomeness in the AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers of 2008 collection… (via This Isn’t Happiness)
Charles Burns created this illustration for this year’s edition of the biannual Brooklyn Comics And Graphics Festival. I like the realistic Nancy and Tintin ! (via The Beat)
Found this portrait of R. Crumb by Charles Burns on Tumblr or something like it, and it immediately reminded me of a post I did a while ago. Crumb and Burns could be more separate stylistically, but still, they are … Continue reading
This drawing by Charles Burns, from the July7, 2008 issue of the New Yorker, sums up the way I feel the world coming at me at times. It does a good job, actually. (illustration © Charles Burns)