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There's now a Flickr pool of art that was submitted to the Open Call page for BEASTS! Book Two (due out later this year). So far about 75 people have added their piece to the page. Above is Daniel Goffin's creature.
While you're at Flickr...
I also just posted sneak peek scans of the printed Dash Shaw book covers (white and black on Kraft always looks good). On my page here.
Then check out how awesome Steven Weissman's work looks when done with Zip-a-tone!
This week we have a bonus preview for our registered users: a downloadable 19-page excerpt containing the entire first two chapters of Most Outrageous: The Trials and Trespasses of Dwaine Tinsley and Chester the Molester by Bob Levin. Sign up and/or sign in to view. As an extra free bonus for everyone, we've put the book's Introduction, written by Levin, on our website for the genral public. Enjoy!
This week's free preview is a downloadable 25-page excerpt from Amor Y Cohetes, the concluding volume of the Love and Rockets Library. These previews are exclusive to registered Fantagraphics.com users, so sign up and/or sign in to view.
We also have an extra bonus preview to unveil today... stay tuned!
(As a reminder, 20/20 Club members receive these previews two weeks before we post them on the website, just one of many great reasons to join up...)
Todd DePastino hits the road in April and May to promote his TWO new books about the legendary cartoonist Bill Mauldin. DePastino is the author of the just-released A LIFE UP FRONT, the definitive biography of Mauldin published by W.W. Norton. He is also the general editor of the cartoon collection WILLIE & JOE: THE WWII YEARS, coming next month from Fantagraphics (check out our Flicker slideshow here). He will talk about both books in New Mexico, Chicago, Boston and Pittsburgh in the coming weeks.
WHEN: Thursday, April 3, 7:00 PM
WHEN: Friday, April 4 at 7 PM
WHEN: Saturday, April 5 at 3:30PM
WHEN: Sunday, April 6 at 3 PM
WHEN: Friday, April 11, 11AM
WHEN: Thursday, April 24, 7PM
WHEN: Thursday, May 8, 11AM
WHEN: Thursday, May 8, 5-7PM
WHEN: Tuesday, May 13, 9AM
WHEN: Wednesday, May 28, 7PM
More crap that'll fit on the scanner...
A pencil rough from a panel of Charles Burns' Black Hole, including a mysterious clue from Charles ("Who's this guy?"):
This illustration is the cover art to Joe Coleman's Man of Sorrows book from Gates of Heck. This is a great book, BTW, which basically is an explication of one of Coleman's most famous paintings, with die cut details from the painting tipped into each page with extensive commentary on each by Coleman.
A spot illustration by Archer Prewitt. I have no idea what this was for, but it's pretty:
Super cool Chris Ware poster art for a Sea & Cake show (featuring the aforementioned Archer Prewitt):
A lovely little Jim Woodring "Pupshaw" painting. This one's going in my soon-to-arrive baby girl's room:
Stay tuned for the newest "Chocolate Cheeks" strip from Steven "Ribs" Weissman... meanwhile, here's his cover illustration for this week's issue of The Stranger. (You can see his illustration for the "I, Anonymous" feature in the paper every week.)
UPDATE: Jacob Covey informs me that this illustration (in a different color scheme) is available for purchase as a silkscreen print right here.