The Sound of Young America: Live in Philadelphia with Cartoonist and Illustrator Charles Burns

Episode 59

3rd November 2009

Charles Burns is a cartoonist and illustrator whose best-known work is the graphic novel Black Hole. We spoke with him at the Philly Improv Theater in Philadelphia.

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Charles Burns is a cartoonist and illustrator whose best-known work is the graphic novel Black Hole. His illustrations have been featured in The New Yorker, and his graphic art has promoted products like Altoids and Coca-Cola’s short-lived hip spinoff, OK Cola. We spoke with him at the Philly Improv Theater in Philadelphia.

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