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GR2 – Exhibition July 28 – Aug 15 – Theo Ellsworth

  Theo Ellsworth at GR2 July 28 – August 15, 2012  Reception: Saturday, July 28th, 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. GR2 2062 Sawtelle Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 445-9276 Giant Robot is proud to present The Sudden Amplification of Certain Senses, an art show featuring new works by Theo Ellsworth. Theo Ellsworth draws obsessively detailed drawings and self-publishes comics, mini comics, and zines about imaginary people and places. The cosmic imagery, subtle geometry, and implied animism in his works recall the epic, heroic, and odd imagery of Jean “Moebius” Girard, Mayan ruins, and the Nazca lines, filtered through the jam-packed and often psychedelic lens of underground comix from the ’70s. (Ellsworth’s first “real” book, Capacity, was weird, wordy, and wonderful,...

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GR2 Signing Event July 8th 3pm – Dave Kiersh – Afterschool Special

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Signing, Dave Kiersh – Afterschool Special Graphic Novel July 8th Sunday 3-5pm GR2 2062 Sawtelle Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 445-9276 Giant Robot is proud to host Dave Kiersh, an indie comics hero. Kiersh has been working in the indie comics space for years and has slowly gained a loyal audience. His style is freely drawn and appears effortless and calming. It’s realistic and nostalgic.   Afterschool Special is an illustrated romance concerning two teenage outsiders navigating a suburban landscape through nostalgia and personal dilemmas.  This 132 page full color perfect bound book includes affectionate nods to abandoned parking lots, late night B-movies and trashy amusement parks.  Fully written, illustrated and published by Dave Kiersh. ...

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