Ad for The Book of Night by Charles Vess, 1987.

Ad for The Book of Night by Charles Vess, 1987.

Promotional ad for William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream illustrated by Charles Vess, 1988.

Promotional ad for William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream illustrated by Charles Vess, 1988.

Promotional ad for Gene Day’s Black Zeppelin #1 featuring work by Gene Day, Dave Sim, Charles Vess, Dan Day, and David Day, 1985.

Promotional ad for Gene Day’s Black Zeppelin #1 featuring work by Gene Day, Dave Sim, Charles Vess, Dan Day, and David Day, 1985.

Promotional ad for The Tundra Sketchbook Series #5 by Charles Vess, 1991.

Promotional ad for The Tundra Sketchbook Series #5 by Charles Vess, 1991.

Promotional ad for The Book of Night by Charles Vess, 1987.

Promotional ad for The Book of Night by Charles Vess, 1987.