“The Art of Daniel Clowes: Modern Cartoonist” is In-Store today! Come be the first of your pals to get your copy plus 2 tix w purchase! (while supplies last).
A one night only event honoring the release of the First Monograph of Clowes’s work. Hosted by Blair Butler (of G4’s Fresh Ink), this night will include a discussion with Clowes and Mark Frauenfelder of BoingBoing, and a Q&A with the man of the hour!
Also in attendance: Alvin Buenaventura the Chief Cloweseania Chronicler and Author of “The Art of Daniel Clowes: Modern Cartoonist”
Buy one (1) copy of the book from Meltdown Comics and you get two (2) tickets to the evening’s events. An extra ticket can be bought for $10
Or if you’re not in LA, you can just buy a SIGNED copy of the The Art of Daniel Clowes
No individual tickets will be available, as this event is to celebrate Clowes new book, so find a friend and join us for this once in a lifetime event! A short signing will take place directly after the Q&A
The First Monograph on the Celebrated Cartoonist
The Art of Daniel Clowes: Modern Cartoonist Edited by Alvin Buenaventura Designed by Jonathan Bennett Interview by Kristine McKenna Introduction by George Meyer Essays by Chip Kidd, Susan Miller, Ken Parille, Ray Pride, and Chris Ware
“Clowes has explored the tedium and mystery of contemporary American life with more wit and insight than most novelists or filmmakers.” —New York Times
“A master storyteller and artist. There is poetry in every panel.”—Esquire
“The country’s premier underground cartoonist.” —Newsweek
Throughout his twenty-five-year career, Daniel Clowes has always been ahead of artistic and cultural movements. In the late 1980s and 1990s his ground breaking comic-book series Eightball defined the indie aesthetic of alternative comics, with wit, venom, and even a little sympathy. His breakthrough success, Ghost World, convinced mainstream readers of comics’ literary potential. In the new millennium, with works such as Ice Haven, Wilson, Mister Wonderful, and The Death-Ray, Clowes has redefined the graphic novel as an art form. Continue reading »