Black Hole is a twelve-issue comic book limited series written and illustrated by Charles Burns and published first by Kitchen Sink Press, then Fantagraphics. It was released in collected form in by Pantheon Books. The story deals with the aftermath of a sexually transmitted disease which causes grotesque mutations in. In truth, Black Hole should probably only rate three stars, but it's such an impressive effort and intriguing concept I'm giving it four. Stylistically, Burns' art is extremely intricate and has a very nice noir quality to it. I have a soft spot for any really well-done horror comic book. Like Adrian Tomine, Burns has obviously taken. Black Hole (Pantheon Graphic Novels) Paperback – January 8, We learn from the outset that a strange plague has descended upon the areaâ€™s teenagers, transmitted by sexual contact. This item:Black Hole (Pantheon Graphic Novels) by Charles Burns Paperback $
18 Nov Black Hole. by Charles Burns pp, Jonathan Cape, £ Black Hole is presented as a supposedly autobiographical novel. It was originally published serially as a comic, and 10 years of labour went into its making. Its serious intent is not in doubt; but what about the execution? The story is of. 13 Dec A handful of comics have made it into the canon of respectable modern literature, but none of them are as jarring as Charles Burns's Black Hole. We caught up with Burns to talk about the book's legacy, how he sees it as more of a romance than a horror story, and whether or not The Simpsons' Mr. Burns. 21 Oct Though Burns has been making comix since the early 80s, Black Hole is his first full-length graphic novel. Given that it took ten years for this book to reach completion, it may also be his only one. (It appeared over time as series of twelve comic books.) But you can't fault Burns for laziness. Once you see one.
Black Hole is a twelve-issue comic book limited series written and illustrated by Charles Burns and published jointly by Kitchen Sink Press and Fantagraphics. Published between and , the first four issues were released by Kitchen Sink Press before they went out of business, Fantagraphics took over. A compiled . 4 Oct Brad Pitt's Plan B is reportedly moving ahead with 'Black Hole', an adaptation of Charles Burns' acclaimed comic book series that may be directed by David Fincher.