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Quick Hit: Upcoming Tara McPherson book and toy signings


Parsons Illustration Adjunct Faculty Tara McPherson is on a USA Book and Toy Signing Tour for her new Lost Constellations book by Dark Horse and Gamma Mutant Space Friends Mini-Figure Set by Kidrobot!  Here are the upcoming dates:

April 28
Diesel Fuel Prints, 6-10pm, Signing.
Portland, OR

April 29
Kidrobot, 6-8pm, Signing
San Francisco, CA

April 30
Kidrobot, 6-8pm, Signing.
Los Angeles, CA

May 2
Kidrobot, 6-8pm, Signing
Miami, FL

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Tara McPherson Coloring Book!

Dark Horse Deluxe joins with Tara McPherson to design the Somewhere Under the Rainbow Coloring Kit! This fantastic “kit” comes in an easy-carry heavy-gauge clear vinyl bag with zipper enclosure, and includes: 96-page coloring book featuring 48 pieces of outstanding black and white art by Tara McPherson. This book has concealed spiral binding and stiff covers and includes unique box of 24 crayons in modern colors. But that’s not all! Four color-them-yourself postcards, and a deluxe sticker sheet are included in the spiral bound book.

This is available at cool stores everywhere on August 27, 2008, but you can pre-order your kit here.

Depuy & Berberian visit the Illustration Department

depuy & berberian

Phillipe Depuy and Charles Berberian are “France’s Superstar Cartooning Team” who have worked together for twenty years. Their most successful character is Monsieur Jean, and to date the series has sold over 120,000 copies in France alone. In recent years, their work has been gaining wider recognition on this side of the Atlantic, with regular contributions to the New Yorker and translated comics appearing in Drawn & Quarterly and Dark Horse Presents.

Depuy and Berberian will be visiting the Illustration Department on Wednesday, March 5th at noon in room 1101, 2 W. 13th. All are welcome to join us for this special event.

Also, later in the day, Matt Madden will moderate a discussion called:

The French Graphic Novel
Straight out of Angoulême: Dupuy & Berberian
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby Street, Soho

There will be a reception and signing afterwards.