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Cerebus cover by Gerhard, Dave Sim - Original Cover
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Cerebus cover

Original Cover
1993
Watercolor
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Cover for Cerebus 167

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"This cover was effective, but it was a lot of work and I´ m not sure it was worth all the extra effort."
Gerhard in the IDW book Cerebus Cover Art Treasury, p.215.
"You could accurately say that about all 300 issues and all 6000 pages."
Dave Sim, ibid.

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About Gerhard

Gerhard was born on April 14, 1959 in Edmonton, and started his association with Dave Sim's Cerebus with issue #65 (August 1984), and continued through its conclusion with #300 in March, 2004. The series was written by Dave Sim, who also drew the foreground figures, and had worked on the self-published series largely solo for the first 64 issues. Gerhard jokingly described his job saying that he "draws tables and chairs behind an aardvark".[citation needed] He is also fond of photography (some later issues of the comic book have covers based on his scenic photos) and sailing.[citation needed] Effective December 31, 2006, approximately three years after finishing his work on Cerebus, Gerhard ended his professional and personal relationship with Dave Sim. Subsequently, Dave Sim has been in the process of purchasing Gerhard's share of Aardvark-Vanaheim.[1] Although most associated with Cerebus, Gerhard has produced works for other publications, although mostly with Sim