EXCL. PREVIEW: "The Art of Roman Dirge"

Titan Books has provided CBR News with an exclusive look inside the covers of "Taxidermied - The Art of Roman Dirge." The hardcover collection featuring previously unseen paintings, sketches and accompanying commentary from from the mind of the creator of "Lenore" is available now through Amazon and hits stores this Wednesday, September 27 with a cover price of #34.95.

A stunning full-color celebration of the eye-catchingly original artwork of "Lenore" creator Roman Dirge. This lavish full color hardback includes an introduction and background information on the imagery by Dirge himself, plus rare and previously unpublished artwork. Showcasing the full range of his unique work in all its morbid glory, this is an unmissable collection for fans of gothic art in the vein of Tim Burton and Emily the Strange.

Roman Dirge created Lenore in 1992 for the San Diego alternative magazine "Xenophobe." In 1997 he launched the "Lenore" comic in the US, with its dark sense of humor and gothic look it quickly became a publishing phenomenon. Currently Roman is working on new Lenore adventures, as well as new character Samurai Sloth.

Taxidermied - The Art of Roman Dirge copyright © 2011 Roman Dirge

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