Motor City Release Party

Feb 16th 2008
A Group Art Show and Release Party for Motor City, the Graphic Novel!

Saturday, March 8th 2008 7-10PM

Los Angeles – CA, Melt Gallery is proud to present GREASERS, GHOULS & GALS – a group art exhibition in connection with the release of the independent comic book graphic novel Motor City.

It will be an evening of ghoul-filled goodness as local area artists plus artists from Detroit, Denver, San Francisco and New York City come together for a group show celebrating rockabilly culture, psychobilly music, classic monsters, comic books, and the classic American pin-up girl. The evening is a release party, book signing and art show all in one!

GREASERS, GHOULS & GALS is an opportunity to view and purchase custom works by more than 20 artists working in various mediums such as paintings, prints, and photographs. It's also the first opportunity to purchase Motor City: Volume 1, and to get your copy signed by the illustrator and writer who will both be attending the event.

Motor City is a rockabilly monster manga published by Rebel Sidekick Studios. Motor City is written by Gavin Hignight (writer for the animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Geek Magazine) and is the first full length graphic novel to be illustrated by emerging artist Jettila Lewis.

Artists participating in the show include:

Brandon Auman, TonyMech, William Seppuku (www.incorporatedincorporated.com), Sepenthes (www.serpenthes.com), Spencer Cross (www.fivethousand.net), Delmy Loy, Sabrina Allen (www.sabrinaspalette.com), Dah Veed, Lenora Claire (www.lenoraclaire.com), Krista Marlene, Phil Harris (www.phillustrations.net), Gea Philes (www.geaphiles.com), Glen Hanson, Lisa Boyle (www.lisaboylephotography.com), Greg Hignight (www.denversaur.com), Jennifer Carbajal, Steve Hernandez, Ben Strawn, Marc Nischan, Tina L. Corrales, Kiyoshi Nakazawa (Drunken Master Zine), Joe Mac, Jami Lee Rosa, Fawn Lau, Neri Rivas, and Puede One (puedeone.com),

About Melt Gallery:
Melt Gallery is a creative space located inside Meltdown Comics' 9,000 sq. foot store located in the thriving heart of Hollywood. It is primed for hosting book signings, art events and live music and has done so successfully since its inception. The gallery is located at 7522 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90046.

The evening is sponsored by clothing companies LUCKY 13 (www.lucky13apparel.com), Dogpile (www.dp-77.com) and Monster Squad NYC (www.monstersquadnyc.com). All of the sponsors will be doing clothing giveaways at the event! Attendees can also look forward to free drinks along with the best in classic garage, rockabilly, psychobilly and good ol' fashion rock ‘n’ roll!

For more information visit www.motorcitycomic.com or www.meltcomics.com

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