This psychedelic, heavy metal monster mix-and-match art book from a trio of graphic masters is the perfect gift for the weirdo in your life.
Once you flip through this mix-and-match menagerie of busts – depicting monsters, aliens, creatures, organisms and more — you won’t be able to stop. By flipping through the wirebound pages, cut into thirds, readers can create hundreds of iterations of 90 mythical beasts depicted by legendary artists Matt Furie, Skinner, and Will Sweeney.
This interactive board book is a perfect gift book for anyone who appreciates monster movies, psychedelia, lowbrow art, underground comix, and unique and fun books with high production values. Artists Furie, Skinner, and Sweeney have pooled their imaginations to create a visual feast that demands returning to time and again.
About the Author
Matt Furie is from Columbus, Ohio. He is the subject of the documentary Feels Good Man, which is about how his gentle character, Pepe the Frog, was co-opted. Winner of the best Visual Artist in the San Francisco Bay Guardian’s 20th annual Goldie awards, he’s exhibited in the U.S. and Europe. Furie is also an accomplished illustrator; in addition to his comic book series Boy’s Club, he’s published a children’s book, The Night Riders. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.
Oakland CA artist Skinner’s wild, graphic explorations take form in multiple media, expanding the self-reflective narratives and myths that have defined his oeuvre.
Will Sweeney is a London based Illustrator and graphic artist specializing in comics, clothing graphics, animated videos, and music packaging.
Furie’s colorful, playful, proliferative pop-culture-fueled vision is edged with humor and darkness in equal and uneasy measure. — The New York Times Book Review
Sweeney crafts his gloopy, sci-fi world of scary monsters and super freaks [with a] chaotic, intensely surreal illustrative style. — It's Nice That