To Do: Saturday 2/24: Beasts hits New York

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gr cardWEBER To Do: Saturday 2/24: Beasts hits New YorkDo you want to know where ELSE the cool kids will be? They will be at GIANT ROBOT!

GIANT ROBOT NY and FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS PRESENT:

BEASTS! With artists signing the new hardcover collection of nearly 100 illustrators depicting mythological and folkloric creatures.

WHAT: BEASTS! book release signing
WHO: Jesse LeDoux, Katy Horan, Keith Shore, R. Kikuo Johnson, Sam Weber, Scott Teplin, Andy Kehoe and others t.b.a.

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 24th, 7pm
WHERE: Giant Robot NY, 437 E. Ninth St., New York, NY 10009
WEB ADDRESS: http://www.grny.net/
PHONE: 212.674.GRNY

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.

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