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    A Graphic Cosmogony (Hardback) Edited by Alex Spiro, Edited by Ben Newman, Introduction by Paul Gravett

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    Description""A Graphic Cosmogony" is the first anthology from publishers Nobrow Press. This is a Nobrow equivalent of "McSweeney's" albeit with a very deliberate theme. The twenty-four artists in "A Graphic Cosmogony" tackle creation in a fitting seven pages each--each one becoming that shamanic presence, creating their own wild, imaginative versions to answer that perennial question: 'how did we get here?' . . . A damn fine read!"--"Forbidden Planet International""The Biblical creation myth proposes that God created the world in seven days, or six plus one day off to chill out, so in that spirit the two-dozen cartoonist-shamans corralled into this compendium were given just seven pages to devise their own version of how we all got here. . . . Entire world faiths have been built on equally unlikely accounts. Perhaps if enough readers of this volume start believing in certain stories, they might cause a spate of new religions to spring up based upon them. Pull up a rock and gather round the flickering fire--the universe is about to be born again."--From the introduction by freelance journalist, curator, and lecturer Paul Gravett, co-author of "Graphic Novels: Stories to Change Your Life" (Laurence King Publishing, 2005)Features contributions from artists such as Stuart Kolakovic, Ben Newman, Mike Bertino, Brecht Vandenbroucke, and Luke Pearson.


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