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Archive >> June 2008

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery: "Now Serving Cheesecake"
Written by Larry Reid | Filed under Jack ColeFantagraphics BookstoreeventsDon FlowersDan DeCarloBill WenzelBill WardAlex Chun 11 Jun 2008 4:09 PM

THE CLASSIC ART OF CARTOON PIN-UP OPENS SATURDAY, JUNE 28

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Lehmann art for sale
Written by Kim Thompson | Filed under Original ArtMatthias Lehmann 11 Jun 2008 3:15 PM

Femme au chien by Matthias Lehmann

Matthias Lehmann (HWY. 115) is having a Spring Sale of original art. Even if you're too broke to buy any, go check it out because it's awful purty — Matthias is one of the few remaining practitioners of the ancient and crazy-making art of scratchboard, and he ups the ante by handcoloring it on top of that. And if you do want to buy some, don't worry, Matthias speaks and writes excellent English.

One Euro is about a buck and a half these days. Buy them before it's two dollars!

Now in stock: The Number 73304-23-4153-6-96-8
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Thomas Ottnew releases 11 Jun 2008 1:26 PM

The Number 73304-23-4153-6-96-8 by Thomas Ott

The Number 73304-23-4153-6-96-8
By Thomas Ott

Swiss horror master Thomas Ott returns with the first full-length graphic novel of his career. When clearing up the cell of a prisoner who has been sentenced to death and subsequently executed, a prison guard finds a small piece of paper with a combination of numbers on it.

On the spur of the moment, he puts it into his pocket.

As the guard lives a solitary, monotonous life, the numbers on the paper awake his curiosity. To find out their hidden meaning could add a new meaning to his life as well, so the guard stumbles into situations in which the number or part of it seem to achieve a certain importance and offer him hints and possible solutions. And the numbers signal a radical change in his luck. He gets to know a woman, falls in love with her, and one night, in a casino, he wins a huge amount of money when gambling on these numbers.

But the next morning, the woman and money have disappeared.

The man goes in search of the woman and the money. But from that day on, his luck changes and the numbers bring him only bad luck, sending him inexorably into an abyss that he might not recover from. Thomas Ott's O. Henry-esque plot twists will delight fans of classic horror like The Twilight Zone and Tales from the Crypt, or modern masters like filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan; his hallucinatory, hyper-detailed scratchboard illustrations will haunt you long after you've put the book down.

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Now in stock: Angry Youth Comix #14
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under new releasesJohnny Ryan 11 Jun 2008 1:25 PM

Angry Youth Comix Vol. 2 No. 14 by Johnny Ryan

Angry Youth Comix Vol. 2 #14
By Johnny Ryan

In this issue Boobs Pooter reveals THE WORLD'S FUNNIEST JOKE!

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Hour-long Mauldin video online
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under Bill Mauldin 11 Jun 2008 11:12 AM

The Pritzker Military Library has a production budget to envy. But I'm glad they do, because this hour-long video interview with Bill Mauldin biographer Todd DePastino is pretty great.  

Sketchbook #56
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under mary fleenerart 11 Jun 2008 8:49 AM

Courtesy Mary Fleener:

Marvel Team-Up: Clooney & Eaton
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under Jeremy Eaton 11 Jun 2008 6:34 AM

  

Jeremy Eaton wants to pitch George Clooney on a biopic about the Marvel Bullpen. George, have your people call me, I'll set up the meeting. Meanwhile, Eaton's "Criminals of the Art World" series of paintings are rather brilliant, aren't they? 

PW talks Mauldin
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under Untagged  10 Jun 2008 11:23 AM
Publishers Weekly interviews Todd DePastino about WILLIE & JOE: THE WWII YEARS by Bill Mauldin, perhaps the most extravagant package in our 32-year history of publishing.
Stay tuned for MoCCA Festival wrap-up
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under events 10 Jun 2008 8:44 AM
Thanks to everyone who stopped by our table at the 2008 MoCCA Art Festival this past weekend! Great turnout, incredible guests, an intense early-summer NYC heat wave, and a couple of visits from emergency service personnel made it a memorable show! Once I'm caught up with business here, I'll write up a full run-down with photos and a bit of video; in the meantime, you can spend a few seconds looking over some real-time text updates I sent to our Twitter page during the show.
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Frank King's 1961 Xmas Card
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under classics 10 Jun 2008 7:48 AM

I think is my favorite King card of them all, and the last one I have. Hope you enjoyed 'em!


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