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Skin Deep is the third following El Borbah and Big Baby of a hardcover series of four volumes reprinting his acclaimed oeuvre up to his current project the ongoing Black Hole comic boo. Burns says It s a cold cruel worldFor things like dog boy and Bliss Blister it really is It s like taking that extra bean you found on the floor of the club only to realize your hair is now symmetrical H R Giger tentacles and the world you live in is controlled by an angry one eyed GAWD who drives even Bill Burroughs crazy with His demands Burn Again is the best story here combining fanatic evangelism with aliens and a revenge plot Burns draws his characters like he is on drugs but it s really just an analgesic for your own mind softening the content by making the characters pop out of the 40s 50s Not his best but even C Burn s worst is better than most

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Skin Deep Tales of Doomed Romance

K seriesSkin Deep includes Burns' popular character Dog Boy a red blooded All American boy with the transplanted heart of a dog which was turned into a live action segment on MTV's Liu. Accidentally got the Spanish edition from the library pretty great though I m sure the translation and my slackass understanding of the King s Castellano detracted from the writing a tad Love that late 80searly 90s grotesue style A world of impenetrable retro freaks slick haired evangelicals and sales jerks projected from the 1950s through the Reagan nightmare with a heavy dose of EC horror comix Great shit Romance gone awry with a wonderful touch an epic televangelical empire builder tale and a dopey little circus freak story with a version of Doctor Benway showing up Not a complaint in the world One funny thing the binding It was like three comic books bound together with the first and last being shorter than the middle section It really made the three stories although slightly intertwined stand apart palpably tangibly Neat trick

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Id Television series; new covers and endpapers; as well as several pages of new illustrations from his sketchbooks as well as covers and other drawings from foreign editions of his wor. Recommended if you already know that you like Charles Burns If I understand correctly these are some of his older stories from underground magazines but redone There are three stories and all of them are pretty strange I like strange so this is great for me If anything is a detractor it s the way he does the faces All the main characters are done with weird eyes and sometimes are missing eyebrows They just look like freaky aliens and it s cool but unsettling


10 thoughts on “Skin Deep Tales of Doomed Romance

  1. says:

    I love the monster Kid Mexican wrestling Twilight Zone imaginary early '60s sick slightly off David Cronenbergesue biologi

  2. says:

    This graphic novel is another classic by Burns This time using his name to burn a story skin deep into our skulls Burn Again and Marriage from Hell are sizzling masterpieces

  3. says:

    Burns says It's a cold cruel worldFor things like dog boy and Bliss Blister it really is It's like taking that extra bean you found o

  4. says:

    Accidentally got the Spa

  5. says:

    One of my favorite collections from Burns With direct allusions to Burroughs' NAKED LUNCH and the Manson Family as well as satirical indictment of American televangelism domesticity and soap operas there's something a bit John Waters esue about these three loosely interlocking and sometimes meta narratives Also

  6. says:

    Charles Burns is a giant of the medium His books never disappoint and this one is no exception My favourite material of his was the Black Hole series but this ranks in amongst his best work In my mind Burns can be

  7. says:

    If Rod Serling had had an acid baby with Elvira or if the old Night Gallery had been broadcast from an alien planet or if H P Lovecraft had moved to Los Angeles and started a punk rock band circa 1977

  8. says:

    Recommended if you already know that you like Charles Burns If I understand correctly these are some of his older stories from underground magazines but redone There are three stories and all of them are pretty strange I like strange so this is great for me If anything is a detractor it's the way he does the faces All the main characters ar

  9. says:

    This was pretty amazing It is like three episodes of the twilight zone rolled into one graphic novel The art is really amazing and

  10. says:

    Three very odd Charles Burns stories in an oversized volume Burns’ art is awesome as always but these stories didn’t seem to have any other purpose beyond being weird as hell They weren’t bad or anything but they also weren’t particular

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