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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Applicable only on ATM card, debit card or credit card orders. Charles Burns takes Roy Lichtenstein, blends him with early 80’s downtown NY and puts them back into a surrealist glee-ride of a book. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Fun stories that lampoon and celebrate the detective pulps. How to Lose Weight the Wl Way? But then, he isn’t exactly not a superhero, either. At the tone, leave your name and number and I’ll get back to you Cyborg cults ran by robots, gun-wielding babies with dead geriatrics’ heads transplanted atop their uncoordinated bodies, a fast-food chain whose burger patties contain mind-controlling additives, a cabal of wealthy hedonists, blackmail, runaway teens, missing dames, and borban endless array of shady characters and all of them lying out both sides of their mouth: Apr 05, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: El Borbah brobah five science-fiction and true-detective episodes: El James Hardcover Books.

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Originally published as Hard-Boiled Defective Stories, I read a few of these stories while I was in borvah school and was turned off by the art edge. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used.

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One of the ways he resembles a superhero is in the fact that Mexican wrestlers have a tendency to make themselves look sort of like superheroes, complete with full-face mask. Not as complete as more recent work like Black Hole or the XXed Out trilogy, A series of stories about El Borbah, a hard boiled detective who wears a Mexican wrestling mask and jumpsuit, originally published in alt comic mags in the 80s. Burns hasn’t revisited El Borbah since the s. There were, as far as I know, only five stories, all in glorious black and white, that originally appeared in Heavy Metal and Art Spiegelman’s Raw Comics in the eighties, but there have been a couple of collections of the stories since, the latest by Fantagraphic Books.

Here he comes, pounds of heavenly fun, in a Mexican wrestling mask, no less! Is damn shame Orson Welles is not around to direct and star in the movie versions of these