Beasts!: Book Two

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All-new beasts, with all-new artists!
In the spirit of 2007’s acclaimed Beasts!, editor/designer Jacob Covey has assembled an entirely new line-up of over 90 artists who did not appear in the first Beasts! volume. Like the first book, the deluxe collection includes a Who’s Who of the contemporary art world, collectively crafting a menagerie of mythological creatures, monsters, beasts and things that go bump in the night, superbly laid out in breathtaking two-page spreads per ...

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Overview

All-new beasts, with all-new artists!
In the spirit of 2007’s acclaimed Beasts!, editor/designer Jacob Covey has assembled an entirely new line-up of over 90 artists who did not appear in the first Beasts! volume. Like the first book, the deluxe collection includes a Who’s Who of the contemporary art world, collectively crafting a menagerie of mythological creatures, monsters, beasts and things that go bump in the night, superbly laid out in breathtaking two-page spreads per beast. Featuring all-new work by over 90 artists including Blex Bolex, Brian Chippendale, Craig Thompson, Dan Zettwoch, Dash Shaw, David B., Eleanor Davis, Ellen Forney, Femke Hiemstra, Gene Deitch, Jaime Hernandez, Travis Louie, Thomas Allen, Jon Vermilyea, Kim Deitch, Lilli Carré, Mark Todd, Olivier Schrauwen, Paul Hornschemeier, Peter Bagge, Ray Fenwick, Stephan Blanquet, Taylor McKimens, Tom Neely, Tomer Hanuka, Yuko Shimizu and dozens more.

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Editorial Reviews

The Stranger
Gorgeous McSweeney’s-like volumes, full of comics’ artists interpretations of mythical creatures. If you haven’t seen them, you should.— Paul Constant
The Daily Cross Hatch
In the loving hands of Fantagraphics… Beasts: Book 2 is a thing of beauty…a downright stunning little book.— Brian Heater
Bizarre Magazine
Beautifully beastly.— Eleanor Goodman
Wired.com
Bizarre but beautiful tome on earth’s collective nightmares.— Scott Thill
Scott Thill - Wired.com
“Bizarre but beautiful tome on earth’s collective nightmares.”
Paul Constant - The Stranger
“Gorgeous McSweeney’s-like volumes, full of comics’ artists interpretations of mythical creatures. If you haven’t seen them, you should.”
Brian Heater - The Daily Cross Hatch
“In the loving hands of Fantagraphics… Beasts: Book 2 is a thing of beauty…a downright stunning little book.”
Eleanor Goodman - Bizarre Magazine
“Beautifully beastly.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560979494
  • Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
  • Publication date: 12/31/2008
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 804,163
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Jacob Covey lives with his wife in Seattle, WA, where he works as Art Director at Fantagraphics Books.

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