Tag Archives: Charles Burns

Burns in 1983

In 1983, Charles Burns provided this cover for the Seattle Rocket alternative newspaper. With thanks to the New Yorker for digging it up.

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Burns Believers in all their glory

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

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Black Hole, the movie

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

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News from Griffioen

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

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Real life black hole

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)

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When giants meet

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)

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Burns for Brooklyn Festival

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)

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