Chicago, Chicago, it’s Chris Ware’s kinda town…

Published On September 22, 2009 | By Joe Gordon | Animation, Books

The brilliant Chris Ware has created the cover for volume 108 of respected literary journal Granta, which has a theme based around the Windy City, Chicago. Ware, as ever, has produced a lovely, deceptively simple, clean piece of illustration; I think it has a nice, fairly timeless quality to it – I could easily imagine replacing ‘Granta’ with ‘Life’ and seeing this on a 50s mag cover (thanks to Kenny for spotting it):

Granta 108 Chicago Chris Ware

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Joe Gordon
Joe Gordon is ForbiddenPlanet.co.uk's chief blogger, which he set up in 2005. Previously, he was professional bookseller for over 12 years as well as a lifelong reader and reviewer, especially of comics and science fiction works.

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