Thursday, 17 July 2008

The Cream Of Tank Girl!

Been wanting to announce this for a while!!


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Spewing filth and fury since 1988, Alan Martin and Jamie Hewlett’s anarchic heroine Tank Girl has long held the title of cult icon. Now, from the depths of the outback she charges, astride her fabulous tank, to celebrate her 20th anniversary with the release of a stunning new book this October from Titan Books, THE CREAM OF TANK GIRL!

Born 20 years ago, Tank Girl has so far spawned 41 strips, 8 monthly comics, 6 graphic novels, one prose novel, a Hollywood movie and thousands of adoring fans worldwide…and she’s not finished yet! The ultimate collector’s item, providing a definitive guide to Tank Girl and her world, this hardback coffee-table art book boasts masses of Jamie Hewlett’s finest artwork, including tons of rare art and the previously unseen comic strip The 16s, along with every Hewlett Tank Girl cover ever, plus publicity posters, script samples and more besides.




Replete with brand new and specially designed cover art from Jamie Hewlett, his first Tank Girl work for a decade, and commentary from writer Alan Martin, this celebration of a comics cult icon puts on show exactly what has made Tank Girl so eminently popular as it leads readers through two decades of history.

Bask in the glory of exclusive new commentary from writer Alan Martin! Shiver with pleasure at the sight of rarely seen drawings by Gorillaz genius Jamie Hewlett! Have a nice cup of tea whilst studying the recipe page! Verily, The Cream of Tank Girl is a smorgasbord of Tank Girl-osity.

ALSO COMING SOON…
A series of new ‘Remastered Editions’ of the original graphic novels! Collecting the strip in chronological order for the first time, these new trade paperbacks will feature slick new cover designs, brand new introductions and rarely seen artwork.

Artist Jamie Hewlett and writer Alan C. Martin created Tank Girl in 1988 for British music and comics magazine Deadline, generating a vibrant body of work that became a series of top-selling graphic novels. Hewlett went on to mastermind (with Blur’s Damon Albarn) the multi-million selling virtual pop group Gorillaz, before teaming up with Albarn again to create a musical stage version of Monkey. Hewlett was named Designer of the Year in 2006, while Martin has returned to Tank Girl with a new series of comic books and his debut prose novel.

2 comments:

Mark said...

Chuffin' great.

Klim said...

WOWZA!


Rufu, you coming to SDCC next week?

lets met up if you are around?

Klim

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