Robert Sikoryak

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Robert Sikoryak
Robert Sikoryak, Danny Fingeroth, Arie Kaplan, Jerry Robinson and Eddy Friedfeld
Born 1964
New Jersey
Nationality American
Area(s) Cartoonist
Pseudonym(s) R. Sikoryak
Notable works
Masterpiece Comics

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.

Early life[edit]

Robert Sikoryak was born in New Jersey. He earned his BFA from the Parsons School of Design in 1987, and is currently on staff at the school.[1]


Shortly after graduating from Parsons, Sikoryak worked on staff at Raw, before embarking on a freelance cartooning career.[citation needed]

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.[citation needed]

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.[1]


  • 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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