Small Press Spotlight on Richard Sala

by Jeff

jun090909h Small Press Spotlight on Richard SalaMedia Release — Beginning on September 15th, 2009, the Cartoon Art Museum’s ongoing Small Press Spotlight will feature the art of Richard Sala.

Richard Sala grew up with a fascination for musty old museums, dusty libraries, cluttered antique shops, narrow alleyways, hidden truths, double meanings, and late night walks. He’s known for his creepy, spooky, and weird illustrations and paintings.

His books include The Chuckling Whatsit, Peculia, Maniac Killer Strikes Again!, Peculia, The Grave Robber’s Daughter, and Delphine. His illustrations and comics have appeared in numerous publications, including RAW, Esquire, Playboy, and The New York Times.

Sala’s latest book is Cat Burglar Black (First Second: September 2009), a tale of theft, ancient treasure, and orphans.

For more information about Richard Sala’s works and upcoming events, please visit http://www.richardsala.com/.

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