What a banner week for us at Quimby’s tonight is the crazy Beasts book release/signing party. There are new issues of Cinema Sewer, Dirty Found & Zine World, PLUS Jeff Brown has a new book and comic that just came in, and shit its been kinda sunny outside. So you defiantly should roll by. The thaw is in effect!!!!! Come say hi this week and don’t forget Lauren Weinstein on Thursday the 15th, that should be great!
Daily Archive for March 9th, 2007
QUIMBY?S and FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS PRESENT:
BEASTS! With artists signing the new hardcover collection of nearly 100 illustrators depicting mythological and folkloric creatures.
BEASTS! book release signing with Dan Grzeca, Jason Robards, Little Friends of Printmaking, Anders Nilsen, Julie Murphy & Justin B. WilliamsFriday, March 9th, 7pm
Beasts! is a 200 page, full-color (plus Gold throughout), hardcover book from Fantagraphics Books. Ninety artists from the fields of rock posters, skate graphics, comics, children\’s books, fine art, etc. have each chosen a classic mythological or folkloric creature to illustrate. All of the depicted beasts have been thought at some time to exist (generally through a handful of eyewitnesses or as cultural stories). Each beast is accompanied by a brief description of the creature written by Paul Hughes, Felicia Gotthelf, Heidi Broadhead, or Rob Lightner. It was birthed/curated by Jacob Covey and marvelously edited by Karin Snelson. Beasts! is available Now!
BEASTS! Release EventFriday March 9th at 7PMWith Artists
Jay RyanDan GrzecaLittle Friends of PrintmakingJulie MurphyJustin B. Williams