|A Message from Ralph Steadman|
|Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under Untagged||4 Nov 2008 9:25 AM|
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Congratulations are also in order to Dash Shaw and Jaime Hernandez for their books, The Bottomless Belly Button and The Education of Hopey Glass(respectively), being named to Publishers Weekly's Best Graphic Novels of the Year list.
Congratulations to Dash Shaw for his graphic novel, The Bottomless Belly Button, being named #4 on Amazon.com's editors' list of Best Graphic Novels of 2008. The book also made Amazon's Top 100 books of the year, coming in at #78.
This weekend, Nov. 8, the great Galerie Lambiek turns 40. As far as I know, Lambiek is the oldest comic book shop in the world, and it's also quite probably the very best. I've had the good fortune of visiting twice and it's a true oasis of cartooning, almost like something out of a dream. Happy birthday, Lambiek, and here's to 40 more!
Don't miss these upcoming events with Dame Darcy, promoting her new book, Gasoline:
GASOLINE BOOK RELEASE PARTY
GASOLINE BOOK SIGNING
GASOLINE ART OPENING, NY
Remember that fantastic David B. show that was up in our gallery earlier this summer that you missed? Well, if you are anywhere near New Orleans, you'll have another chance. Throughout the month of November, LSU Museum of Art, in conjunction with the College of Art and Design, is presenting David B.'s "My Story / My Stories", featuring over 20 original pages of comic art from the acclaimed author of Epileptic throughout the month of November.
David B. will visit LSU and New Orleans in mid-November in conjunction with the exhibit, featuring over 20 pages from Epileptic, MOME, and more. The author and artist will appear at the museum Thursday evening, November 13 from 6 - 8pm.
David B.: My Story / My Stories was originally curated by Cynthia Rose & Kim Thompson for the Alliance Française de Seattle, Fantagraphics Books and 4Culture of King County. David B. and his exhibition have been brought to Baton Rouge through the support of the Book Office of the French Embassy and the French Consulate in New Orleans.
By now surely you're following our Monday-Friday installments of Martin Kellerman's Rocky, with strips from Rocky Vol. 2: Strictly Business presented in English for the first time anywhere (the book is due next month). Now, get your first look at the book itself! Click this link if the embedded slideshow doesn't appear above, and/or to open it in a new window.