El Borbah Created by Charles Burns. Here he comes, pounds of heavenly fun, in a Mexican wrestling mask, no less! Who says I don’t listen to you guys?. El Borbah isn’t exactly a superhero. But then, he isn’t exactly not a superhero, either. And he isn’t exactly a Mexican wrestler, but he looks a lot like one. One of . Meet El Borbah, a pound private eye who wears a Mexican wrestler’s tights and eerie mask. Subsisting entirely on junk food and beer, El Borbah conducts.
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One of the ways he resembles a superhero is in the fact that Mexican wrestlers have a tendency to make themselves look sort of like superheroes, complete with full-face mask. It’s offbeat, bizarre, on the wl of good taste. In “Robot Love,” rebellious kids in nightclubs replace their “parts” with mechanical substitutes as part of a new fad, only to find that their parents have been automating themselves all along; in “Love in Vein” a mad visionary sperm donor plans a master race and turns “his” kids against their parents; “Bone Voyage” details the exploits of a cult called the Brotherhood of the Bone, a kind of cross between the Masons and the Mansons.
El Borbah Created by Charles Burns. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Preview — El Borbah by Charles Burns. I just finished Burns’s most recent 3 volume trilogy, ending with Sugar Skull, and found it pretty amazing. The stories here are pretty straight noir, but everything is just a bit off.
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After readig this book I asked myself the following: Whatever he is, El Borbah is the unique creation of cartoonist Charles Burns, whose other work includes the graphic novel Black Hole.
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borbbah I’ve been a frequent visitor since I stumbled upon it about a year ago. Amidst the body grotesquery, Charles Burns can be quite a serious and meaningful author. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I love the Thrilling Detective site! Show More Show Less. To find out more on El Borbah, head here and click on Charles Burns. Who says I don’t listen to you guys? Mar 13, Johnnyboy rated it it was amazing Shelves: However, one of the greatest comic book detectives of all time is not included on your site.
About this product Synopsis An early cult classic graphic novel from the author of the acclaimed Black Hole. Mar 10, Vanessa rated it it was amazing. So I did some digging, and came up with a little more: All of borba cases he takes on, too, just end up in these really bizarre places with adults with baby heads, robot parents or strange wishbone cults.
Cashback within 3 days from shipment. He is a tremendous comic artist. If I ever need a mystery solved and I know that it will require lots of name calling and face punching, then I am going to call el Borbah P.
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The main character is crass, violent, and not incredibly bright, while the story lines are random, dark, awkward, and painfully amusing. He lives in Philadelphia, PA. Customers who bought this item also bought. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Oct 16, David Schaafsma rated it really liked it Shelves: Burns is a very cool artist and El Borbah is a pisser, elbowing his oafish way through every case.
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