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Richard McGuire (born 1957)[1] is an illustrator, comic book artist, children's book author, musician, and toy designer. His illustrations have been published in the New York Times, The New Yorker, and Le Monde. His short story Here is among the most lauded comic book stories from recent decades.[2] He is a founding member and bassist for the band Liquid Liquid,[3] best known for their song "Cavern", whose bass line has been frequently sampled.[4][5]

Richard McGuire
Born 1957
New Jersey
Nationality American
Known for Comics, Illustration, musician

An updated book-length version of Here was published by Pantheon in December 2014.[6][7]




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  1. ^ Heller, Steven (September 25, 2014). "The One-Room Time Machine". The Atlantic. Retrieved November 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ Schuessler, Jennifer (September 25, 2014). "Sharing a Sofa With Dinosaurs". The New York Times. Retrieved November 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ "From Here to Here: Richard McGuire Makes a Book". The Morgan Library & Museum. Retrieved November 11, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Liquid Liquid: The Most Important NY Band You've Never Heard Of". Observer. 2015-07-16. Retrieved 2018-04-25. 
  5. ^ "Cavern by Liquid Liquid on WhoSampled". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2018-04-25. 
  6. ^ "Here by Richard McGuire". Kirkus Reviews. Retrieved 14 December 2014. 
  7. ^ Lohier, Patrick. "Here is Richard McGuire's epic of time". Boing Boing. Retrieved 14 December 2014. 

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