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Perry Bible Fellowship does Wes Anderson
September 21, 2009 12:47 PM   Subscribe

The Cloud Photographers : "an artificial Wes Anderson soundtrack" by Nicholas Gurewitch, of Perry Bible Fellowship fame (previously). Also has an interview with Gurewitch about the soundtrack and the story of The Cloud Photgraphers. More recently, Gurewitch is featured in Marvel Strange Tales. Two scans (scans about as NSFW as the median PBF comic) on the Truth and Beauty Bombs comics forum (via Dinosaur Comics).
posted by skynxnex (18 comments total) 13 users marked this as a favorite

 
My favorite PBF comic.
posted by exogenous at 12:51 PM on September 21, 2009 [1 favorite]


My love, awe and respect for Perry Bible Fellowship is just a little bit deeper than my periodic dismay and/or repulsion.

And this is a perfect thing.
posted by From Bklyn at 12:57 PM on September 21, 2009


The 'soundtrack', I mean.
posted by From Bklyn at 12:58 PM on September 21, 2009


Yay! I feel like Today's My Birthday!
posted by Hardcore Poser at 1:01 PM on September 21, 2009


PBF rules.
posted by jquinby at 1:07 PM on September 21, 2009


exogenous: "My favorite PBF comic."

What I especially like about that one is it breaks the "a) cute, b) logically derived from a, but unexpected, c) following from b, but horrifying" format that Gurewitch is so fond of.
posted by idiopath at 1:08 PM on September 21, 2009


I love PBF, but I've always been intrigued by how heavily Gurewitch's art style and content seemed to be influenced by a friends comic that ran several years previously in the Daily Illini (University of Illinois student newspaper).

I have a fantasy that Gurewitch blew through town visiting a friend back in those days and was inspired by my friend's comic (Square Lake, archived by some random person here: http://www.resounder.org/squarelake/ ), particularly the "Superfriend" episodes.

Of course, they were probably both just influenced by the same stuff growing up and it's like convergent evolution of comic artists.
posted by keep_evolving at 1:18 PM on September 21, 2009


Dear Wes Anderson Please Make This Movie Instantly I Will Pay You 1(fifteen)5 Dollars for a Ticket
posted by Potomac Avenue at 1:18 PM on September 21, 2009


Oh hey, links you can click on are good:

Square Lake Vault
posted by keep_evolving at 1:18 PM on September 21, 2009 [1 favorite]


well, I guess this explains where the fuck he's been all this time.
posted by shmegegge at 1:59 PM on September 21, 2009 [1 favorite]


Thanks so much for this, skynxnex! Nice to know what Nick Gurewitch is up to these days, and those Marvel comics were like a gulp of water for a desert-parched throat. The PBF is quite possibly my favorite comic strip of all time. Of ALL time.

It is quite eerie how similar PBF and Square Lake Vault are in terms of humor and style, though.
posted by Lush at 2:19 PM on September 21, 2009


This is very nice. Thank you.
posted by CitrusFreak12 at 2:32 PM on September 21, 2009


I do like my pop songs Andersonic. There's some things I'm not familiar with on here; I'll be giving it a listen when I get home.
posted by nebulawindphone at 2:38 PM on September 21, 2009


I had to read that Hulk one like 15 times before I realized he wasn't masturbating.
posted by DU at 2:38 PM on September 21, 2009


I've always been intrigued by how heavily Gurewitch's art style and content seemed to be influenced by a friends comic

My condolences on your debilitating crack addiction.
posted by DU at 2:40 PM on September 21, 2009 [2 favorites]


I was always partial to Sgt Grumbles.
posted by PHINC at 4:46 PM on September 21, 2009


He does an awful lot of strips about infidelity.
posted by clockzero at 4:51 PM on September 21, 2009


It's a pretty good soundtrack but that Paul Simon song is a big sore thumb sticking out there.
posted by cyphill at 6:01 PM on September 21, 2009


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