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Close Your Eyes Charles Burns

Close Your Eyes

Charles Burns

Published 2001
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Paperback
128 pages
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Small print run limited to 1,000 copies, with 250 reserved for the author.Each spread shows the original drawing on the left and his reproduction, mostly drawn in his own inimitable style, on the right hand page.A detailed list of credits for theMoreSmall print run limited to 1,000 copies, with 250 reserved for the author.Each spread shows the original drawing on the left and his reproduction, mostly drawn in his own inimitable style, on the right hand page.A detailed list of credits for the original drawings appear on pages 126-127.A book of copied drawings. While he was waiting in the badly lit hallway during his daughters piano lessons, Burns tried reading and sketching, but with the sound of Mary had a little Lamb coming through the door for the fiftieth time found it hard to concentrate, so he hit on the solution of taking a drawing and copying it in the one hour time slot. His source material is classic horror and romance comics and his peer cartoonists (Crumb, Clowes, Doucet and Panter) original drawings are shown next to Burns distinctive smooth incised versions. Each of the original comic book images is given the Charles Burns workover, emerging more sinister and grotesque.from Zine & Comic ReviewsMark Pawson