Media Release — Join us at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery this Saturday evening, April 4, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM for an extraordinary event featuring two titans of alternative comics: Jaime Hernandez and Stan Sakai. We’ll be hosting a reception for an amazing exhibition of original art and book signing with Jaime and Stan, together with special guest Paul Hornschemeier.
It’s impossible to overstate the enduring influence of Love and Rockets on the comics medium, so we’ll skip the superlatives. Suffice to say that Jaime will be on hand to greet fans and sign books. Stan’s epic Usagi Yojimbo adventure series has introduced generations of young readers to the world of comics, and his books are more popular than ever. His original drawings and paintings are inspiring. Jaime and Stan will be joined by their young colleague Paul Hornschemeier signing copies of his wonderful new graphic novel Mother, Come Home.
This event serves as the official after-party for this weekend’s Emerald City Comicon in Seattle, so expect to see other comics creators and luminaries. Adult beverages will be provided for grown ups and sodas for the kids. (And all the artwork on display will be kid-friendly!)
Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery is located just minutes south of downtown Seattle at 1201 S. Vale Street (at the corner of Airport Way S.) in the colorful Georgetown arts community. Open daily 11:30 to 8:00 PM, Sundays until 5:00 PM. Phone 206.669.9059.
See you on Saturday.
Jaime Hernandez & Stan Sakai