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GR2: Japan: From the Outside In - Abby Denson and Mari Naomi

GR2 2062 Sawtelle Blvd LA, CA 90025 4242 GOROBO April 18th 7pm A reading and signing with Abby Denson and Mari Naomi. We'll have books on hand. Fun in the Land of Manga, Lucky Cats and Ramen "Whether you're ready to hop a plane and travel to Japan tomorrow, or interested in Japanese pop culture, this fun and colorful travelogue by noted comic book artist and food blogger Abby Denson, husband Matt, friend Yuuko, and sidekick, Kitty Sweet Tooth, will present Japan in a unique and fascinating way."

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Giant Robot at the LA Zine Fest 2015 Photos and Ruminations

Mari Naomi and Yumi Sakugawa. They're the best and I'm proud of what they do.  Giant Robot at the LA Zine Fest 2015 Photos and ruminations. The LA Zine Fest is an amazing annual event. It takes place two weeks after Printed Matter's LA Art Book Fair and it's sort of like the "underground" to their "above-ground." It's huge in square footage. Imagine two gymnasiums and a lobby filled with zines, zine library, vendor tables, panel discussions, and outside is a parking lot with food vendors, art, and more zine makers.  For those who know, Giant Robot began as a zine in 1994 and at the time, the scene was spotty and small. Years later, as we turned into a...

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Small Business Caturday - Photo Set

Small Business Saturday is a farce. The big box stores are still packed, the small shops, not as much. Yet the four ladies came up with Small Business Caturday, a more realistic day. Pictured below is Zoe Ruiz, Mari Naomi, Jen Wang, and Yumi Sakugawa. They did comic readings of stories with cats in them and although it wasn't an evening about shopping, it was sweet. They did sign some books afterwards. The best ending to the evening was see a stray cat family in the back parking lot being looked after by some passers by.  We'll get those signed books online today! Here's the link. link to the flickr photo set.  

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Giant Robot Time: 11.21.14 – Katsuya Terada Live Analog Drawing + Book Signing This Sunday at GR2!

giant robot time 11.21.14 | art by: katsuya terada   Katsuya Terada - LIVE ANALOG Drawing + SigningSunday, November 23, 2 pm (Signing session afterwards)Join us in Katsuya Terada's live drawing session. We'll make every effort to project on screen, the movements of Katsuya Terada. Like his digital session, we'll set up benches and he'll be available to answer questions. He'll use a marker and will draw on a large sheet of paper affixed to our wall at GR2.  Event Can't make the signing? Order now and we'll get it signed!     Post-It TenSaturday, December 6, 4 pm (Sales Begin)Giant Robot and Mark Todd and Esther Pearl Watson Present Post-It Ten at GR2.Post-It is a curated event featuring 330...

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