Charles Burns contributes covers and illustrations to The New Yorker
. He first gained prominence for his work in Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly's Raw
magazine in the 1980s, and has since worked on projects ranging from an Iggy Pop album cover to a recent ad campaign for Altoids. His graphic novel Black Hole
is out in October.
Chris Ware's graphic novel Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth, parts of which first appeared in The New Yorker, was included in the 2002 Whitney Biennial. His collection The ACME Novelty Library is out this fall, and he is at work on two graphic novels. He began contributing drawings, comic strips, and cover art to the magazine in 1999.
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