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Giant Robot Time: 2.7.14 – Year of the Horse Exhibition now available online!

 giant robot time: 2.7.14 | art by: apak   Friend-Love with Benefits February 14, 7:00 – 10:00 PM Giant Robot and L.A. Zine Fest Presents: Friend-Love with Benefits This Valentine’s Day, join Giant Robot and L.A. Zine Fest for a night of visual comic readings by 6 different comic book artists and zine-makers on the eternal themes of love, relationships, heartbreak, friend-crushes, online dating and more. Short comic readings by comic book artists and zine-makers based in Los Angeles and beyond: Bangs & Beard Jesse Tise Kelsey Short MariNaomi Nick Sumida Yumi Sakugawa A book reading and signing of I THINK I AM IN FRIEND-LOVE WITH YOU by Yumi Sakugawa. Zine prizes and giveaways at the end of the night. Event...

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Giant Robot Time: 2.7.14 – Year of the Horse Exhibition now available online!

 giant robot time: 2.7.14 | art by: apak   Friend-Love with Benefits February 14, 7:00 – 10:00 PM Giant Robot and L.A. Zine Fest Presents: Friend-Love with Benefits This Valentine’s Day, join Giant Robot and L.A. Zine Fest for a night of visual comic readings by 6 different comic book artists and zine-makers on the eternal themes of love, relationships, heartbreak, friend-crushes, online dating and more. Short comic readings by comic book artists and zine-makers based in Los Angeles and beyond: Bangs & Beard Jesse Tise Kelsey Short MariNaomi Nick Sumida Yumi Sakugawa A book reading and signing of I THINK I AM IN FRIEND-LOVE WITH YOU by Yumi Sakugawa. Zine prizes and giveaways at the end of the night. Event...

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Calling all Taiyō Matsumoto fans…

The pocket edition of Tekkonkinkreet is out this week, featuring new cover art by Taiyō Matsumoto, some rarely-seen color artwork, and an afterword that I wrote (humbly) for this edition. These beautiful little books are currently available only in Japan, but the folks at Shogakukan Comics have seen fit to print my contribution in both Japanese and English. This has already been an unusually prolific year for Taiyō, with pocket editions of older works coming out regularly and Sunny, his newest, currently serialized in Shogakukan’s IKKI comics (the 3rd collected volume of Sunny has just been released in Japan and an English edition is in the works). As if that weren’t enough, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival have announced a gallery...

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