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The Heroes of Burgertown & friendly pens

It hasn’t escaped our notice here at CR towers that Nottingham-based illustrator Jon Burgerman’s output this year so far has been nothing short of prolific. While a new series of mini toys Burgerman has designed (in collaboration with vinyl toy maker extrordinaire, Kidrobot) hit shelves yesterday, a colourful, weighty monograph entitled Jon Burgerman: Pens are my Friends, published by IdN, landed on our desks this morning.
Read on to see a selection of some of our favourite characters from the new mini series of toys, entitled The Heroes of Burgertown, and to see some shots of the new book. We also caught up with Mr Burgerman to ask him about his busy schedule…

What's the story?

The Storytelling issue, Oct/Nov 2017, is out now.
We invited writers to respond to our cover image
this month: read their stories inside.
PLUS: Tom Gauld, Oliver Jeffers, Giphy & S-Town

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