Erik Bergstrom has created a joyfully morbid masterpiece! A real treat for souls who like some sinister in their saccharine.
Erik Bergstrom has created a joyfully morbid masterpiece! A real treat for souls who like some sinister in their saccharine. Graced with such twisted insight and a unique drawing style, Bergstrom's is a voice I am sure we will get to hear a lot more from in the future. Erik Bergstrom can be found in New York City either scribbling on little pieces of paper or performing stand-up comedy. Originally from Minnesota, he graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and his art includes acrylic and digital work. Bergstrom has received awards from 3x3 Magazine and the . Society of Illustrators. Grimmer Tales is his first book.
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Grimmer Tales is a collection of funny and morbid cartoons on fairy tales by Erik Bergstrom. He has given classic tales his own twist, with tragic endings. Humpty Dumpty, Rapunzel, Gingerbread man, etc, are all victims of Erik Bergstrom's imagination. The troubling content of this book means it's not suitable for kids. My copy of the book seems to have a printing error where a few pages of cartoons are repeated, thankfully not much. It's a 112-page hardcover.
a wicked collection of happily never after stories. Wicked collection of happily never after stories.
The Cutting Room is a gorgeous space and Comedy Records helped me put together an album that is the most personal thing I've ever made with stories from my life, 11 years worth of silly one liners I love, my own artwork as the album cover, and just enough silly weird crowd work. I'm truly proud of 'Serious Goose' and thankful for everyone that attended Erik Bergstrom is a comedian and cartoonist who lives in New York City. His Comedy Central Half-Hour was released in 2016.
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The book consists of a series of extremely nasty comic-strips telling the aftermath of the classic folkloric fairy tales. For example, one running gag has Pinnocchio telling polite social lies in panel 1, while panel 2 depicts his sprouted nose gouging out the eye of some innocent (. "Cute baby! - stab").
Read Erik Bergstrom's posts on the Penguin BlogA hilarious collection of upended fairy tales that will recast your classic family favorites in an all-wrong light Remember those beloved fairy tales you read as a child? Where the damsel in distress is rescued by the handsome prince and then they all live happily ever after? Well Grimmer Tales is just like that. Minus the happy and the ever after! In these pages you'll find classic tales twisted, tweaked, and riddled with morbid humor. Little Boy Blue blows his brains out, Pinocchio impales his dentist when asked if he's been flossing and Rapunzel's head comes off at its stem when her prince charming climbs the tower. Get ready for your nostalgia-o-meter to flicker enthusiastically while shivers course up your spine at the all-wrong acts committed by the heroes and heroines of yesteryear.