Art Featured on Books, Records etc.

Cult Rapture


by Adam Parfrey. Portland, OR: Feral House, 1995. Frontispiece, full-color: Ecce Homo (1994).

Raw Vision #11


JE + ILL and Joe Coleman


Long Beach, CA: Sympathy for the Record Industry, 1993. Illustrated full-color sleeve by Coleman.

Joe Christ & Bigger Than God


“Acid Is Groovy Kill the Pigs.” NY: Reliable Records, n.d. (c. 1993). 7-inch sleeve art by Joe Coleman (b&w photocopied reproduction; untitled, undated).

Taboo #7


SpiderBaby Grafix/Tundra, 1992. 4-page comic, pen and ink: “A Good Christian.” Front cover art: American Gothic, 1982.

Tortures & Torments of the Christian Martyrs


by Rev. Antonio Gallonio. Los Angeles, CA: Feral House, 1989. Frontispiece, full-color (commissioned for this edition): untitled (Christians being martyred), 1989; plus pen and ink illustration (again, Romans torturing Christians; 1989) in subsection “Torturous Illuminations by Contemporary Artists and Loathsome Criminals.”

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer film poster


Film by John McNaughton, 1989

Coleman creates on commission film’s promo poster, which is eventually banned in advertisements and promotions.

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (movie soundtrack)


Q.D.K. Media, 1989. CD (also available on vinyl) of the music heard in the film by John McNaughton (music director: Robert McNaughton). Booklet insert includes Henry poster art by Joe Coleman.

Charles Manson, Superstar


n.p. (Los Angeles, CA): Video Werewolf, 1989. Written, Directed & Narrated by Nicholas Schreck. Video box cover art features Portrait of Charles Manson (1988); painting details also pictured in the documentary’s title sequence.

You Can’t Win: The Autobiography of Jack Black


NY: Amok Press, 1988. Cover (commissioned painting for this edition): You Can’t Win (1988), details front and back wraps.