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Haunted Paradise

Glenn Barr is a jack of all trades. As a kid, he drew, painted and played guitar in a band. Working with felt-tip or ballpoint pen, Barr rendered true-to-life depictions of his favorite rock stars on t-shirts, jean jackets, and on the cover of spiral bound notebooks. A t-shirt with one of his drawings was thrown on stage during a KISS concert, and frontman Paul Stanley invited him backstage because he was so impressed.

“My biggest influence? I guess I would have to say…television,” Barr said at the Motor City Comic Con in 1994. Here are some of his drawings, which are bizarre and amazing at the same time…

Glen Barr's website

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