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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And through it all crashes El Borbah, trying to make an honest buck from dishonest people. Raw’s most prominent contribution to the world of comics is Spiegelman’s own Maus. Product details Paperback Language: Great, classic Burns comics. I first read this book in the late 80s and I loved it then.

So I did some digging, and came up with a little more: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Buy this book Collects all five stories. Dec 26, Ben Bromage rated it it was amazing Shelves: Charles Burns, detectives, Mexican wrestlers. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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No one can draw a screwed borgah face like Burns. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Very interesting from Charles Burns. I love the Thrilling Detective site! A softcover edition of an early classic by the author of Black Hole features a mask-wielding, portly private eye who pits his short temper sl tough-talking investigations against a series of adversaries in such episodes as “Robot Love,” “Love in Vein,” and “Bone Voyage.


Meet El Borbah, a four hundred pound private eye who wears Mexican wrestlers tights and an eerie mask. Jan 22, Jon Hewelt rated it it was amazing.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Show More Show Less. So, glancing over what I had never read from Burns, I found this, which is the same size and colored similarly on the cover the actual stories are black and borbha, and would be improved by being in garish colorand it is more than 30 years old, rereleased in No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Fantagraphics: El Borbah Vol. 1 by Charles Burns (1999, Hardcover)

The wonderfully bizarre adventures of El Borbah, a Mexican wrestler type detective. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Here he comes, pounds of heavenly fun, in a Mexican wrestling mask, no less!


Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To find out more on El Borbah, head here and click on Charles Burns. 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.

Preview — El Borbah by Charles Burns. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. This is Burns pop recycling at his manic and hysterical best.

El Borbah features five science-fiction and true-detective episodes: Schulz Books Eel Publication Year. Oct 27, Aaron VanAlstine rated it really liked it Shelves: El Borbah is all fun, and some will like that even better, I am guessing. The stories here are pretty straight noir, but everything is just a bit off. Trivia About El Borbah. Meet El Borbah, a pound private eye who wears a Mexican wrestler’s tights and rl mask. Charles Dickens Illustrated Hardcover Children. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.