Black Hole by Charles Burns

Black Hole is a graphic novel that collects twelve issues by Charles Burns. It deals with the aftermath of a sexually transmitted disease which causes grotesque mutations throughout the Seattle suburbs in the 1970s.

Role
Art Direction + Lead Design

Challenge
To create a book cover that conceptually hints to the themes of the story as well as showing snippets of Charles Burns' amazing artwork.


Solution
This cover for Charles Burns' amazing graphic novel Black Hole was an experiment in form and concept, allowing the holes to show glimpses of Burns' world and mirroring the spread of a virus like the mutating sexually transmitted disease explored throughout its story. 

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