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Masterpiece ComicsR. Sikoryak's Masterpiece Comics is a collection of adaptations of classical books belonging to the Western opus using several iconic comic styles of the latest century(1). The result cannot be considered a parody of the original novels (which in general are treated with great respect) but more like a sort of post-modern recreation within the self-imposed aesthetic parameters and internal codes of well- known American comic creators.
Drawn and Quaterly (September 1, 2009)
# ISBN-10: 1897299842
# ISBN-13: 978-1897299845
Colour, 64 pages, Hardcover
[T]hose gruesome morality tales always emphasized wickedness (even when thwarted) over goodness (which was considered tedious). Besides as those stories were eight pages ore less, it was vital to carefully choose of events: the punching, the dying, the apple-sauce-tossing, the violent kissing, and the grave-tampering. (Professor Scholar)And the illustrations stress those points with plenty of wide open and blood-stained eyes and abundant sweating drops.