Thursday, 28 November 2013

Richard Bruning's Cerebus Ads

Ad for Cerebus #37 in The Comics Journal #73 (July 1982)
Designed by Richard Bruning
Ad for Cerebus #38 in The Comics Journal #74 (August 1982)
Designed by Richard Bruning

Richard Bruning is a freelance graphic designer. In 1979 he opened the design firm Abraxas Studio and in the early 1980s he was a key member of Capital Comics staff, acting as Editor-In-Chief and Art Director on Nexus, The Badger and Whisper, until they ceased operations in 1984. At DC Comics he was Design Director (1985-1990), VP-Creative Director (1996-2002) and Senior Vice-President (2002-2010).

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I remember seeing these ads in The Comics Journal way back when, and thinking that they di a good job of excerpting panels from the issue and telling a teasing little story -- like a movie trailer. I always thought Dave did them himself; I didn't know it was Bruning.

-- Damian T. Lloyd, pdq