Henriette Valium

ICTUS LUMEX IDATUS BORGIA Henriette Valium is a comic book artist and painter based in Montreal, Quebec. Born Patrick Henley, ever since his beginnings in the early 1980s, his provocative and hallucinogenic style has kept him well away from the mainstream comic book industry.  Valium is for sure one of the greatest cartoonist of all time. For the last three decades […]

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Charles Burns

The Atrocious Dimension His plots play out like fever dreams, swirling through time and perception, but Charles Burns’ aesthetic style alone is enough to make you queasy. In a class on underground comix, I was assigned Burns’ most popular tome, Black Hole, as an introduction to contemporary comic art. During the second session on Burns, a few of my […]

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