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Candykiller

UK designer/illustrator/animator Brian Taylor (best known for his epic Rustboy) has launched a new site called Candykiller, “a collection of illustrations, design ideas, and assorted visual ramblings.” His mastery of a wide variety of styles is pretty astonishing, and there is abundant influence evident from the toys and illustrations of Gary Baseman, the noir comics of Charles Burns, and plenty of yesteryear’s pulp and kitsch.

The only disappointment here is that Taylor’s incredible talent has yet to produce a complete, focused work (Rustboy, for example, has been a side project in progress for nearly five years), which makes this collection of one-offs just one more tease. Still, it’s a beautiful tease. See for yourself.