06.01.09 by Jeff

Adrian Tomine

Anyone who reads the New Yorker will be familiar with Adrian Tomine’s work. Love the sneakerhead illustration with the kid checking out the Unkle Dunks at Alife.

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adrian tomine artist illustrator illustration

adrian tomine artist illustrator illustration

adrian tomine artist illustrator illustration

adrian tomine artist illustrator illustration

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Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Jolin

    whoa, these illustrations are rad! I like the bicycles a lot.. but alife store with the dunkles is also there haha.. so dope, how adrian has the kid focusing so much on the features of the shoe too; as a true head.

  • cng

    He’s also a great writer, his graphic novels are brilliant.
    **Aren’t the dunkles SB? Don’t remember ever seeing any SB’s at A.R.C. :)

  • hah i agree on the sneakerhead illustration. i spent many months trying to find those dunks in my size. great stuff.

  • Nice. Lovely linework and muted palette.

  • CNG you’re right, the dunkle was SB.

  • Joeri

    Correct me if i’m wrong, but on the first picture the girls look very much like Kate Winslett and Jennifer Connelly.

  • i have most of his comics :)

  • The second to last picture is a scene from the movie “Chungking Express.” The only reason I say this is because there is a scene where a girl named Faye (played by Faye Wong) is in a house playing with a toy airplane in rubber cleaning gloves.

  • neil

    correct

  • ray jay

    yeah it toatally does look like Kate Winslett and Jennifer Connelly.
    good stuff





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