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Beasts! Book 2

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Author: Various Artists; edited by Jacob Covey
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 216
Dimensions: 8" x 8"
Colors: full-color
Year: 2008
Publisher: Fantagraphics
ISBN-10: n/a
ISBN-13: 978-1-56097-949-4
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Price: $34.99


In the spirit of 2007’s acclaimed Beasts!, editor/designer Jacob Covey has assembled an entirely new line-up of over 90 artists who did not appear in the first Beasts! volume. Like the first book, the deluxe collection includes a Who’s Who of the contemporary art world, collectively crafting a menagerie of mythological creatures, monsters, beasts and things that go bump in the night, superbly laid out in breathtaking two-page spreads per beast. Featuring all-new work by over 90 artists.

Complete list of contributors: Henny Acloque, Joshua Agerstrand, Derek Albeck, Aeron Alfrey, Thomas Allen, David B., Peter Bagge, Jonathan Bean, Mike Bertino, Raymond Biesinger, Stéphane Blanquet, Blexbolex, Mark Bodnar, John Broadley, Matt Burlingame, Lilli Carré, Brian Chippendale, Greg Clarke, Eleanor Davis, Gene Deitch, Kim Deitch, Ray Fenwick, Cassandra Ford, A.J. Fosik, Nathan Fox, Noel Freibert, Hideto Fujimoto, Sam Gibbons, Leif Goldberg, Keith Warren Greiman, Tomer Hanuka, Jens Harder, Matt Hawkins, Anna Hellsgärd, Jaime Hernandez, Lizz Hickey, Femke Hiemstra, Johathan Hill Lives, Walt Holcombe, Paul Hornschemeier, Hitomi Itoh, Jasor, Levon Jihanian, Aya Kakeda, Chris Kerr, King Mini, Wednesday Kirwan, Tatsuro Kiuchi, Travis Lampe, Roger Langridge, Lew Lashmit, Christopher Lee, Matt Leines, Anthony Lister, Tessar Lo, Kathleen Lolley, Nicolas Mahler, Dan May, Taylor McKimens, Julie Morstad, Mr. Ed, Tom Neely, Ben Newman, Molly Colleen O'Connell, Laura Plansker, Stéphane Prigent, Billy Reynolds, Olivier Schrauwen, Scrappers, Benjamin Sea, Aleks Sennwald, Dash Shaw, Yuko Shimizu, Skwak, Alexia Stamatiou, Frank Stockton, Kazimir Strzepek, Nobumasa Takahashi, Toby Tam, Jillian Tamaki, Craig Thompson, Mark Todd, Jennifer Tong, Michael Velliquette, Jon Vermilyea, Michael Wandelmaier, Lauren Weinstein, Jim Woodring, Jay Zehngebot, and Dan Zettwoch.

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"Beautifully beastly." – Eleanor Goodman, Bizarre Magazine

Praise for Beasts! Book 1:

Winner, Editorial Merit, HOW Magazine Design Awards

"Really kick-ass, fun and well-done." – The Comics Reporter

"Another stroke of genius from the folks at Fantagraphics." – Boston Globe

"The Best Cryptozoo Art Book of 2007,"

Links to Reviews and Features

2008 Critics' Lists:
Book By Its Cover "Best of BBIC 2008" (#5)

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