NYC – Massive Signing

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Anne Ishii and Chip Kidd appear at Kinokuniya Bookstore on Wednesday February 25, 2015 at 6:00 PM!

Press Release:

Spreading the message of big, burly, and cuddly gay erotic manga isn’t an easy job, but someone has to do it. Continuing their holy pilgrimage to bring Massive: Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It to the world is editor Anne Ishii, known for her previous work on The Passion of Gengoroh Tagame: Master of Gay Erotic Manga, and designer extraordinaire, Chip Kidd. For this stretch of their gospel, they’re heading to one of the most wonderful bookstores in the world, Kinokuniya.

If you’ve never been to one of their US or international locations, get ready to find everything from magazines, to art supplies, manga, stuffed animals, imported books, and dreams coming true. Such an iconic place is the perfect location for a night of massive fun on February 25th, at 6 PM. Bring your money to buy a fresh new copy, or haul in your already well worn and broken in one for a signing by the amazing team.

This book has proven to be a critical and fan favorite, as you intimately get to know some of the most iconic creators of the transformative gay erotic manga genre. Candid interviews, photographs, and of course their comics, make this anthology a must have for any fans of art, art history, or if you’re just curious about what this world is all about.

Kinokuniya
1073 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10018
212-869-1700

DC – Massive Signing

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Anne Ishii, Graham Kolbeins, and Chip Kidd appear at Fantom Comics on Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 7:00 till 9:00 PM to sign Massive: Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It!

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Fantom Comics
2010 P St NW, Washington, DC 20036
202-241-6498

PA – Massive Launch Party

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Anne Ishii, Graham Kolbeins, and Chip Kidd appear at Giovanni’s Room on Tuesday, January 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM to celebrate the release of Massive: Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It.

Giovanni’s Room
345 South 12th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-923-2960

NYC – Dare2Draw with Chip Kidd

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Artist Chip Kidd appears at Society of Illustrators on Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 6:00 pm until 9:30 pm for Dare2Draw!

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Cover $15 Online ($20 at the door)
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Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065

NYC – Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design Signing

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Designer and comic creator Chip Kidd (Batman: Death by Design) appears at Barnes & Noble to sign Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design on Wednesday August 13, 2014 at 6:00 PM!

Barnes & Noble – Tribeca
97 Warren Street, New York, NY 10007
212-587-5389

NYC – Bat-Manga Lecture

January 9, 2012 by  
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Chip Kidd speaks at the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art on Thursday January 12th, 2012.

Admission: $7/ FREE for MoCCA Members

Press Release:

Join us Thursday, January 12th, at the Museum of Comic & Cartoon Art – MoCCA – as Chip Kidd pulls back the curtain on Bat-Manga!, the 1966 Bat-mania phenomenon that first took Japan by storm. A weekly Japanese manga anthology for boys, Shonen King, licensed the rights to commission its own Batman and Robin stories. A year later, the stories stopped. They were never collected in Japan, and never translated into English until the debut of Chip Kidd’s Bat-Manga! in 2008.

Now for the first time ever in the US, original artwork and lavish cover art from the Batman-manga comics are on display at MoCCA, along with vintage era-specific memorabilia and toys.

More than just a dazzling novelty, Bat-Manga! is an invaluable, long-lost chapter in the history of one of the most beloved and timeless figures in comics.

Chip Kidd is the four-time Eisner award-winning author and designer of Batman Collected, Batman Animated, Peanuts: The Art of Charles M. Schultz, and Mythology: The DC Comics Art of Alex Ross. He is the author of The Cheese Monkeys and The Learners, from Simon & Schuster. From 2003 through 2007 he was the founding art director at Vertical Inc., the Japanese-American publisher, responsible for the design of Osama Tezuka’s epic Buddha, among many other manga titles. He has also done extensive design work for authors Koji Suzuki and Haruki Murakami.

The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art – MoCCA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts education organization dedicated to the preservation, study and display of all forms of comic and cartoon art.  The museum promotes greater understanding and appreciation of the artistic, cultural and historical significance of comic and cartoon art through a variety of events, exhibitions, and educational programs.   The museum is located at 594 Broadway (between Houston and Prince Streets) in New York City.  MoCCA is open to the public Tuesdays through Sundays from 12:00-5:00 pm.  Suggested donation to the museum is $6 but free for MoCCA Members as well as for children 10 and under (when accompanied by a paying adult).  For more information about the museum and MoCCA events, exhibitions and programs, contact MoCCA at info@moccany.org 

Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art
594 Broadway, Suite 401, (btwn. Houston and Prince), New York, NY 10012