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Jacob Lyon Goddard
03-30-2006, 09:10 AM
Chester Brown on LADY CHATTERLY'S LOVER
http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/uploaded_images/lady-chatterley-718112.jpg

Seth on THE PORTABLE DOROTHY PARKER
http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/uploaded_images/port-dorothy-parker-739398.jpg

James Jean on PHILOSOPHY IN THE BOUDIOR
http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/uploaded_images/philosophy-in-the-boudior-718757.jpg

Art Spegielman on THE NEW YOUR TRILOGY
http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/uploaded_images/ny-trilogy-796370.jpg

Charles Burns on THE JUNGLE
http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/uploaded_images/jungle-759928.jpg

I Have No Idea on RASHOMON
http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/uploaded_images/Rashomon-731025.jpg

Chris Ware on CANDIDE
http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/uploaded_images/candide-739234.jpg

Frank Miller on GRAVITY'S RAINBOW
http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/uploaded_images/Gravitys-Rainbow-722917.jpg

Lynda Barry (unless it's Roberta Gregory) on COLD COMFORT BARN
http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/uploaded_images/cold-comfort-farm-735561.jpg

Jason on THE DHARMA BUMS
http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/uploaded_images/dharma-bums-731921.jpg

Anders Nilsen on THE FAIRY TALES OF HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON
http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/uploaded_images/fairy-tales-726778.jpg

and so i don't get yelled at
David Mack on WOLVERINE; ROAD OF BONES
http://davidmackguide.com/productionnotes/images/wolverinenovel-painting-large.jpg

andrew french
03-30-2006, 09:12 AM
i almost bought Candide a month ago.

i'll be getting a lot of these, though.

Gregory
03-30-2006, 09:12 AM
I think James Jean is more of an illustrator who does some comic covers.

Jacob Lyon Goddard
03-30-2006, 09:14 AM
I think James Jean is more of an illustrator who does some comic covers.
i'd agree
he would too

but she shouldn't forget Meathaus

Jacob Lyon Goddard
03-30-2006, 09:15 AM
and a big thanks to FLOG! for this

MattJohnson
03-30-2006, 09:29 AM
This thread would be remiss without mentioning the classical music compact discs with covers from comic book artists. Once again, Thanks to FLOG! (http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/archive/2006_03_01_fantagraphics_archive.html#113865382736 690964)

Jacob Lyon Goddard
03-30-2006, 09:41 AM
This thread would be remiss without mentioning the classical music compact discs with covers from comic book artists. Once again, Thanks to FLOG! (http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/archive/2006_03_01_fantagraphics_archive.html#113865382736 690964)
i love the Bagge one

Twocool4u1
03-30-2006, 09:56 AM
the rashomon book looks like the artist that did hte pushman and other stories that adrian tomine just collected for D&Q

Jacob Lyon Goddard
03-30-2006, 10:25 AM
the rashomon book looks like the artist that did hte pushman and other stories that adrian tomine just collected for D&Q
it's possible, but i'm under the impression he's no longer alive

MattJohnson
03-30-2006, 10:31 AM
i love the Bagge one

Me too. Bagge is one of my all-time favorites, and, as uncreative as it is, Bach is my favorite classical composer, so I was really pleased to see those two interests come together.

andrew french
03-30-2006, 10:34 AM
This thread would be remiss without mentioning the classical music compact discs with covers from comic book artists. Once again, Thanks to FLOG! (http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/archive/2006_03_01_fantagraphics_archive.html#113865382736 690964)

i've been looking for these too. unfortunately, none of the borders i've checked have them, yet.

MattJohnson
03-30-2006, 10:47 AM
i've been looking for these too. unfortunately, none of the borders i've checked have them, yet.

I'm not trying to be a dick, but maybe Borders isn't the best place to look...?

Jacob Lyon Goddard
03-30-2006, 10:59 AM
buuuurn!

MattJohnson
03-30-2006, 11:01 AM
buuuurn!

:lol:

Seriously though, Andrew is a cool kid and I wasn't trying to "burn" him.

Jacob Lyon Goddard
03-30-2006, 11:41 AM
:lol:

Seriously though, Andrew is a cool kid and I wasn't trying to "burn" him.
hey, i know a tasty burn when i see one
that, Matt, was a tasty burn

Kenneth I. Wolfe
03-30-2006, 11:42 AM
i almost bought Candide a month ago.

i'll be getting a lot of these, though.

Have you read the actual book?

By Voltaire, I mean.

MattJohnson
03-30-2006, 11:43 AM
hey, i know a tasty burn when i see one
that, Matt, was a tasty burn

:surrend:

ItsDLEVY
03-30-2006, 11:50 AM
That Candide cover is outstanding. The rest are pretty great too, but wow. Such a perfect match of artist to subject.

Criden
03-30-2006, 11:51 AM
you are the last person i would ever expect to spell dharma wrong

also, james jean on "Somewhere in the Darkness"

http://www.thanuka.com/darkness.jpg

Jacob Lyon Goddard
03-30-2006, 12:28 PM
you are the last person i would ever expect to spell dharma wrong

:Oops:

jason hissong
03-30-2006, 12:37 PM
I've been meaning to get a fresh copy of The New York Trilogy since giving mine away.

andrew french
03-30-2006, 01:57 PM
I'm not trying to be a dick, but maybe Borders isn't the best place to look...?

: sniff :

but yeah, i suppose i'll actually go to a cd store.

andrew french
03-30-2006, 01:58 PM
Have you read the actual book?

By Voltaire, I mean.

no, i've wanted to since we discussed a little voltaire in school, so the cover is incentive enough to get it.

Jacob Lyon Goddard
03-30-2006, 02:48 PM
I've been meaning to get a fresh copy of The New York Trilogy since giving mine away.
:shifty:
i'm waiting on Lewis and Mazzucchelli to adapt the other two

jason hissong
03-30-2006, 03:08 PM
:shifty:
i'm waiting on Lewis and Mazzucchelli to adapt the other two


oh man. is that in the works?

Jacob Lyon Goddard
03-30-2006, 03:46 PM
oh man. is that in the works?
no, but i live in an eternal state of hope

TheKraken
03-30-2006, 04:23 PM
That's really Frank Miller? I'm truly surprised by that. It's a strong piece. I never would've pegged him for having such a sense of design...

Jacob Lyon Goddard
03-30-2006, 04:24 PM
That's really Frank Miller? I'm truly surprised by that. It's a strong piece. I never would've pegged him for having such a sense of design...
Pynchon asked for him specifically

TheKraken
03-30-2006, 04:25 PM
Pynchon asked for him specifically

In that case, I wonder if he was disappointed... there's not a grotesque naked woman or a machine gun anywhere on that cover... :lol:

Jacob Lyon Goddard
03-30-2006, 04:28 PM
In that case, I wonder if he was disappointed... there's not a grotesque naked woman or a machine gun anywhere on that cover... :lol:
i wondered that myself

i think it's kind of weird that he didn't pick Zak Smith, considering

glk
03-30-2006, 04:29 PM
Spiegelman's New York Trilogy is beautiful.

TheKraken
03-30-2006, 04:33 PM
i wondered that myself

i think it's kind of weird that he didn't pick Zak Smith, considering


Miller is more or less channelling James Victore (http://www.jamesvictore.com/2.html) there, might as well have gotten him...

Mark
03-30-2006, 04:34 PM
Wait... where can I find out more about this Pynchon-Miller business? Why haven't I heard of it?

Jacob Lyon Goddard
03-30-2006, 04:36 PM
Wait... where can I find out more about this Pynchon-Miller business? Why haven't I heard of it?
FLOG! just said Pynchon requested Miller
and that that was kinda weird

jason hissong
03-30-2006, 04:46 PM
no, but i live in an eternal state of hope


Indeed. The second story is actually my favorite.

Mark
03-30-2006, 04:49 PM
FLOG! just said Pynchon requested Miller
and that that was kinda weird
So they did. Shit, now I have to buy all these books.

St.-
03-30-2006, 07:13 PM
sell outs all of em. espically chris wareabouts and his this the house that stupid built panels.


except for you know who.

Jacob Lyon Goddard
03-31-2006, 09:31 AM
So they did. Shit, now I have to buy all these books.
kind of wish i didn't already have most of them

and it's a little strange to see someone who isn't Kuper doing The Jungle

Blake Sims
03-31-2006, 09:41 AM
I might have rebuy the Jungle...

Jacob Lyon Goddard
04-11-2006, 06:39 PM
anybody see any of these in the stores yet?

andrew french
04-11-2006, 06:44 PM
anybody see any of these in the stores yet?

yes, Barnes n Noble had a nice display.

i read maybe the first ten pages of Candide in-store, so i'll buy that, and most likely the fairy tale stories. the jungle after.

ItsDLEVY
04-11-2006, 07:39 PM
They're all over Boston - I've seen them in several stores. Barnes & Noble on Harvard St in Brookline had them on a special display. The Harvard Book Store on Mass Ave in Cambridge has a few in their front window.

Have I mentioned that I want the Candide cover as a poster? Because I do.

Jacob Lyon Goddard
04-11-2006, 08:29 PM
They're all over Boston - I've seen them in several stores. Barnes & Noble on Harvard St in Brookline had them on a special display. The Harvard Book Store on Mass Ave in Cambridge has a few in their front window.

Have I mentioned that I want the Candide cover as a poster? Because I do.
have you ever seen one of Ware's original pages?
the things are like 3 foot by 4

Jef UK
04-11-2006, 08:32 PM
Those are amazing. Well done, Penguin. I will be grabbing a bunch. That Spiegelman one for the New York Trilogy is especially wonderful.

andrew french
04-12-2006, 04:18 AM
a really nice comic shop here has, perhaps, the original Candide illustration framed in the store. at the very least, it's a nice print.

M. Sean McManus
04-12-2006, 04:38 AM
Texeria did one for a Max Allen Collins book. I forget the title. Two For the Money I think.
http://http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0843953535/qid=1144845360/sr=2-1/ref=pd_bbs_b_2_1/104-3159194-8961513?s=books&v=glance&n=283155"]
http://images.amazon.com/images/P/0843953535.01._AA240_SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpg
(http://http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0843953535/qid=1144845360/sr=2-1/ref=pd_bbs_b_2_1/104-3159194-8961513?s=books&v=glance&n=283155)

LazyComix
04-12-2006, 04:48 AM
have you ever seen one of Ware's original pages?
the things are like 3 foot by 4

Saw his stuff at the last Whitney Biennial, yeah, they're huge. Haven't gotten out to the current Biennial, but I plan too... hopefully they'll be some comics this time as well. If you can get out to NY, the Biennial is always a blast.

cory w
04-12-2006, 07:00 AM
Andrew Robinson.

http://www.nextexitproductions.net/bookcovers/bookcovers-index.html

Jacob Lyon Goddard
04-21-2006, 10:10 AM
Saw his stuff at the last Whitney Biennial, yeah, they're huge. Haven't gotten out to the current Biennial, but I plan too... hopefully they'll be some comics this time as well. If you can get out to NY, the Biennial is always a blast.
Ware was in the 2002 Biennial, not the 2004

LazyComix
04-21-2006, 10:21 AM
Ware was in the 2002 Biennial, not the 2004

could've been.... I've been to so many of them they kinda get mixed together... haven't been to this years yet though...

Bill?
04-21-2006, 10:36 AM
sell outs!

Jacob Lyon Goddard
04-21-2006, 10:39 AM
could've been.... I've been to so many of them they kinda get mixed together... haven't been to this years yet though...
either have i
i sure really hurry up about that

Blake Sims
04-21-2006, 10:41 AM
http://www.fantagraphics.com/blog/uploaded_images/daily0420.jpg
From Publisher's Weekly Daily report:
[Friend of Fantagraphics] Art Speigelman, [Black Hole creator] Charles Burns, [Mome contributor] Anders Nilsen and [Complete Peanuts designer] Seth were on hand for a party in SoHo last night to launch the redesign of the Penguin Classics line, featuring an inventive series of new covers by a host of hot indie comics artists.
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andrew french
05-04-2006, 06:55 AM
i realized last night, that this isn't James Jean who did the philosophy in the boudoir cover.

that's tomer hanuka.