Robert Sikoryak (born 1964) is an American artist whose work is usually signed R. Sikoryak. He specializes in making comic adaptations of literature classics, producing a mashup of high and low cultures. Under the series title Masterpiece Comics, these include Crime and Punishment rendered in Bob Kane–era Batman style, becoming Dostoyevsky Comics, starring Raskol; and Waiting for Godot mixed with Beavis and Butt-Head, becoming Waiting to Go.
Born in New Jersey, Sikoryak earned his BFA from the Parsons School of Design in 1987, and is currently on staff at the school. Shortly after graduating from Parsons, Sikoryak worked on staff at Raw, before embarking on a freelance cartooning career.
Sikoryak is also known for his Carousel series of multimedia comics slide shows, featuring cartoonists such as Lauren Weinstein, Michael Kupperman, Jason Little and himself, which have been presented in various venues in the United States and Canada since 1997.
- Raw (1989–91)
- Snake Eyes (1990–93)
- The New Comics Anthology (1991)
- The New Yorker (1994–99)
- Drawn and Quarterly (2000)
- Masterpiece Comics (Drawn and Quarterly, 2009)
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- Official website
- Robert Sikoryak at the Comic Book DB
- The Daily Show's "The Decider—The Origin," featuring Sikoryak's illustrations
- Montero, Patrick. "Comics Meet Literature in the Work of R. Sikoryak," New York Daily News (September 20, 2009)
- Brian Heater (14 July 2009). "Interview: R. Sikoryak Pt. 1 [of 3]". The Daily Cross Hatch.
- Brian Heater (21 July 2009). "Interview: R. Sikoryak Pt. 2 [of 3]". The Daily Cross Hatch.
- Brian Heater (3 August 2009). "Interview: R. Sikoryak Pt. 3 [of 3]". The Daily Cross Hatch.
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