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OR – Thickness Release Party


Ryan Sands and Angie Wang appears on Thursday November 3, 2011 from 6-10pm for a special art exhibit and release party for THICKNESS #2.

THICKNESS is a new anthology series of erotics comics, curated and published by Michael DeForge and Ryan Sands. Featuring original comics from a diverse group of contemporary cartoonists, THICKNESS highlights different proclivities, orientations, and depictions of “sex”. Each issue of Thickness features lettering and book design by Michael DeForge, and rich spot color interiors printed on Risograph.

The thicker 2nd issue gleefuly runs the entire gamut, from an elegant and impressionistic josei manga-inspired romp by Portland’s own Angie Wang, to the extended and Lynchian swamp tale by Mickey Zacchilli. The issue also features a masterful body swap tale by Michael DeForge, an extended and illicit teacher/student tale by Lisa Hanawalt, and a an epic and playful Dirty Pair parody/erotic retelling by Brandon Graham. Thickness #2 also includes a romantic/disgusting installment of TRUE CHUBBO by Ray Sohn and his wife, and a beautiful (and confrontational) sexy pinup by Jillian Tamaki.

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400 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR 97209