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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Write a customer review. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. And he isn’t exactly a Mexican wrestler, but he looks a lot like one. The fantastic plots take up the weird fears of a scientific society, but the action is pure pulp.
Early Charles Burns collected. Thats gorbah there is to say. Apr borvah, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: Explore the Home Gift Guide. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Offer valid only once per customer. Not that I didn’t expect that from Burns. Save on Textbooks, Education Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. The mask wearing Private Dick chain smokes, swills beer and gets into fist wl with just about everyone.
Fantagraphics: El Borbah Vol. 1 by Charles Burns (1999, Hardcover)
Jun 04, Dan rated it liked it. Simple yet weird tales in the whole lot weirder shape. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Jan 22, Jon Hewelt rated it it was amazing.
Product details Paperback Language: El Borbah goes to some bornah places, and I loved every minute of reading it.
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No trivia or quizzes yet. Fantagraphics has collected and repackaged these oddball pieces lovingly and they have aged well- if you pulled out the odd reference to cassettes these easily could have come out yesterday and Burns’ oddball style and weirdo subject matter are both in evidence.
Read more Read less. When he’s not chain-smoking and strong-arming his clients for his advance fee, he’s investigating missing persons that have either been converted into robots, had their adult heads grafted onto baby bodies or secretaries brainwashed into behaving like 4-year old infants.
Steeped in a “sci-fi-noir” aesthetic informed by Burns’ steadily childhood diet of B-movies and comic books, but with a sophisticated sense of humor that is often as disturbing as it is funny, El Borbah is comics as its most entertaining.