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El Borbah (Fantagraphics) Hardcover – August 20, 1999

4.1 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews

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El Borbah is wonderfully perverse. (The Village Voice Literary Supplement)

I still think Burns is the best cartoonist in the world. (Lynda Barry) --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

About the Author

Charles Burns is the award-winning creator of the graphic novel, Black Hole, currently in production as a major motion picture directed by David Fincher. He lives in Philadelphia, PA. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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Product Details

  • Series: Fantagraphics
  • Hardcover: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Fantagraphics Books (August 20, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1560973269
  • ISBN-13: 978-1560973263
  • Product Dimensions: 12.3 x 9.3 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,469,787 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
It's great to see Charles Burns' work get the treatment it deserves, this is one beautifully-made book with hilarious, pulpy stories starring the mad wrestler-detective El Borbah. Well worth the price!
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Format: Hardcover
The wonderfully bizarre adventures of El Borbah, a Mexican wrestler type detective. El Borbah is a strange character in even stranger stories, collected in this book.It has a sort of pulp/noir meets science fiction feel that makes for a really entertaining read. !Muy Bueno!
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By A Customer on July 26, 1999
Format: Hardcover
Burns has always been a consistently excellent artist. No one knows how to put black on paper better than him. This collection contains some great artwork and entertaining writing. I can't wait until the next collection....
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Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I'm a big fan of Charles Burns' work, when I ran across this on Amazon it was a "had-to-have" and I was not disappointed. "Pulp" style detective stories with a 1950's sci-fi feel, along with Burns's incredible artwork, make this book a great addition to any self-confessed geek's bookshelf!
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