Dawn of the Planet of the Apes uses Charles Burns’ Black Hole as a plot point

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, which opens today, tells of how the enhanced apes, led by Caesar, strive with humans for supremacy in a disease ravaged world. Apparently there is one scene where a human youth bonds with an orangutan over… Black Hole ??? Charles Burns’ sinister, haunting graphic novel about a disfiguring […]

Charles Burns completes his Nitnit trilogy with Sugar Skull and here’s the cover

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The third volume of Charles Burns’ great Nitnit trilogy is finally coming out in December! It’s called and it completes the story from The Hive and X’ed out about the varying levels of reality among a man who has overdosed, a weird world of worms where a reverse Tintin named Nitnit is finding his way, and angsty drama that will be familiar to readers of Black Hole.

Comic Arts Brooklyn announces events and guests

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Comic Arts Brooklyn (Or CAB as it soon to be known) released a schedule of events including art shows and panels and what not and it all sounds horribibly wonderful if you like good comics. CAB replaces the departed Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Fest on the indie circuit schedule, and takes place November 9 in […]

Nice Art: Charles Burns at Adam Baumgold this Thursday

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It’s an event and an art gallery and a parade of cultural history this Thursday an exhibit of Charles Burns’s portraits for The Believer magazine opens at the Adam Baumgold Gallery. MAY 30 – JULY 26, 2013 RECEPTION:  THURS., MAY 30, 6-8PM The preview of the exhibit also includes a gallery of portraits from 2003-2013 […]

Charles Burns' THE HIVE is out in October

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Naughty, naughty Charles Burns has left us hanging for over a year and a half with the first volume of X’ed Out, the surreal reverse TinTin tale of a young man named Nitnit with severe memory problems and a hole in his wall that goes to a deformed world of talking worms which came out late in 2010.