Sendak – picture tributes…

Published On May 12, 2012 | By Richard Bruton | Animation, Books

Maurice Sendak (1928-2012), another genius lost…

Tom at The Comics Reporter had an excellent roundup, but here’s just a little of the pictures I’ve seen this week:

(Paul Harrison Davies – part of a collection of tributes at The Mooks Tumblr)

(Dan Hipp)

(Evan Doc Shaner)

(Sarah McIntyre)

(Fred Blunt)

(Mike Maihack)

And Maihack’s piece pointed me in the direction of the Terrible Yellow Eyes blog, a tribute to Sendak that ended in 2012, with added poignancy now….. here’s just a sampling, but really, get over there and look at more:

(Josh Holland)

(Harris Hammersmith)

(Aurian Redson)

(Alan Cook)

In addition, The Comics Journal has a series of tribute here, including these pics:

(Megan Kelso)

(Michael Deforge)

…. and finally… Sendak’s Where The Wild Things Are meets The Avengers:

(Agarthan Guide, via Buzzfeed)

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Richard Bruton
- Started in comics retail aged 16 at Nostalgia & Comics, Birmingham. Now located in Yorkshire, he's written for the Forbidden Planet International Blog since 2007. Specialising in UK Comics and All-Ages comics, Richard's day job in a primary school allowed him to build the best children's graphic novel library in the country.

2 Responses to Sendak – picture tributes…

  1. Haverholm says:

    May I immodestly point to my own Sendak tribute, posted at my site >> fand.me/yX

    It is only submitted for completeness, not to be measured against the above great pieces.

  2. Alphabet Photography says:

    I love your work of art. your Sendak picture tribute is great. You done beautifully.