CA – Hot Dog Taste Test Signing


Press Release:

Lisa Hanawalt appears at Pegasus Bookstore in conversation with Ryan Sands (Youth in Decline) on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 7:30 PM for the release of Hot Dog Taste Test. Join us for a selection of food-related excerpts, Q&A and book signing..


Hot Dog Taste Test serves up Lisa Hanawalt’s devastatingly funny comics, saliva-stimulating art, and deliciously screwball lists as she skewers the pomposities of foodie subculture. Join the James Beard Award-winning cartoonist and production designer/producer of Bojack Horseman as she presents a selection of food-related excerpts from Hot Dog Taste Test.

Lisa Hanawalt is an artist living in Los Angeles and is the production designer/producer of the Netflix original series Bojack Horseman. Hanawalt has worked on illustrations, book covers, animations, comics, murals, and textile patterns, and exhibits her work in galleries. She writes and draws a James Beard Award–winning quarterly food column for Lucky Peach magazine, and cohosts the podcast Baby Geniuses with the comedian Emily Heller. Her first collection with Drawn & Quarterly was 2013’s critically acclaimed My Dirty Dumb Eyes.

Pegasus Books Downtown
2349 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 649-1320

OR – Thickness Release Party

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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.

Floating World Comics
400 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR 97209