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Charles Vess

Biography

Charles Vess

Charles Vess is an artist and comic book illustrator. Vess is known for working with Neil Gaiman, Susanna Clarke, George R.R. Martin, Terri Windling, Ellen Datlow and many other big names in the literary industry. Educated at Virginia Commonwealth University, Vess is primarily known for his work in fantasy, with many of his designs and drawings being implemented within major mythological based comic books and pieces. Vess is perhaps best known for Sandman, Stardust and Bone.

Charles Vess

Books by Charles Vess

written by Joanne M. Harris, illustrated by Charles Vess - Fantasy, Fiction, Short Stories

The beauty of stories is that you never know where they will take you. Full of dreams and nightmares, HONEYCOMB is an entrancing mosaic novel of original fairy tales from bestselling author Joanne M. Harris and legendary artist Charles Vess in a collaboration that’s been years in the making. The toymaker who wants to create the perfect wife; the princess whose heart is won by words, not actions; the tiny dog whose confidence far outweighs his size; and the sinister Lacewing King who rules over the Silken Folk. These are just a few of the weird and wonderful creatures who populate Joanne Harris’ first collection of fairy tales.

Written by Charles de Lint with illustrations by Charles Vess - Youth Fiction
by Charles Vess - Art

The fantasy art of Charles Vess is acclaimed worldwide, his rich palette, striking compositions, and lavish detail second to none.

by Alan Moore, J.H. Williams III, Mick Gray and Charles Vess - Fiction, Graphic Novel

The entire 32-issue run of Promethea is collected in a single, extraordinary hardcover volume that spotlights the amazing artwork of J.H. Williams III, with each two-page spread in the series presented on single pages of this horizontally formatted collection! Don’t miss this new collection of Alan Moore’s entrancing occult masterpiece, collecting the magical adventures of Sophie Bangs, an ordinary college student in a weirdly futuristic New York, whose life will be changed by her research into the mythical warrior woman known as Promethea!

written by Jeff Smith, illustrated by Charles Vess