You -- yes, you, reading this blog -- are cordially and cheerfully invited to the launch party for Last Gasp's Best Erotic Comics 2008, at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco, on Thursday, February 28. The party will begin at 7:00 pm, and is open and free to all adults 18 and over.
The festivities will include a slideshow of art from the book, and a panel discussion and book signing by editor Greta Christina and five of the book's contributors: Trina Robbins ("The Great Women Cartoonists"), Justin Hall ("True Travel Tales"), Daphne Gottlieb ("Jokes and the Unconscious"), Steve MacIsaac ("Sticky"), and Dave Davenport ("Hard to Swallow"). Tidbits and schmoozing will also be provided.
Best Erotic Comics 2008 is a literary and artistic exploration of human sexuality -- and a fun dirty book, featuring today's smartest, raunchiest, funniest, filthiest, most beautiful, and most arousing adult comics. With work by Daniel Clowes, Phoebe Gloeckner, Gilbert Hernandez, Michael Manning, Toshio Saeki, Colleen Coover, Ellen Forney, and many others, Best Erotic Comics 2008 smashes the divide between literary/ art comics and adult comics by including both the hottest work from the literary/art comics world... and the highest-quality work from the adult comics world.
The Cartoon Art Museum is located at 655 Mission Street in San Francisco, near the Montgomery St. BART station. The only museum in the western United States dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of cartoon art in all its forms, the Cartoon Art Museum has been in existence since 1984, and has been at its present location at the heart of the Yerba Buena art district since 1987.
For additional information, please contact Greta at firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Cartoon Art Museum at 415/227-8666. Hope you can make it!