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 culture and low culture. 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.
Sikoryak's cartoons and illustrations have appeared in The New Yorker, Nickelodeon Magazine, Drawn and Quarterly, World War 3 Illustrated and RAW; and on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
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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