It all started when King Joe started to label the paper sleeve of his 7″ collection with titles of the records so that he can easily distinguish them in the dark while DJing. Gradually, the titles started to develop into colorful illustrations. And before he knew it, he had over 200 singles covered with his original drawings inspired from the music. We have selected 96 from the 200 and compiled them into a book. Drawn with Posca Markers, these intense, funny, erotic, spontaneous yet carefully composed illustrations are full of the strong primitive energy of King Joe. Witness his 96 drops of tears, sweat and saliva. . . his … Learn more
From 888 books Yokoyama’s NEW MANGA as explained by the author himself: This work is a sequel gekiga to The Room of the World Map (published from East Press in Japan, and PictureBox in the United Sates), and a character with the same face appears in some parts of the story. The title Iceland does not refer to the country of the same name but to the high-latitude areas of the Far North. I am not sure whether the hazardous shark that appears in the beginning of the story really exists in a frozen sea. Also, the ecosystem depicted is rather unnatural for such areas because I doubt there are … Learn more
From POWER STATION OF ART/888books Yokoyama’s NEW MANGA as explained by the author himself: This work is a sequel gekiga to The Room of the World Map (published from East Press in Japan, and PictureBox in the United Sates), and a character with the same face appears in some parts of the story. The title Iceland does not refer to the country of the same name but to the high-latitude areas of the Far North. I am not sure whether the hazardous shark that appears in the beginning of the story really exists in a frozen sea. Also, the ecosystem depicted is rather unnatural for such areas because I doubt … Learn more
From 888 books Large-size manga picture art book! Cover folds out to become a poster! Strong minimum expression depicting life, powerful onomatopoeia boldly positioned, flow of time depicted minutely frame to frame…these are characteristics of Yuichi Yokoyama: “neo-mangaka”/artist that has a distinctive style of manga expression. This book collects his works created from 2014 to 2015. Works such as the renewal campaign and the window display of the Hermes shop within Shinjuku Isetan Department Store, and those inspired from masterpieces of contemporary art, and projection mapping, etc. which were exhibited in museums all over are collected into this book in dynamic size. This is the first time Yokoyama’s manga is … Learn more
Thank you to all of the customers who have placed an order for the Public Enemy Action Figure Set. If all goes smooth, the sets will arrive to our warehouse mid-end of August and will be shipped out to you immediately. We will send tracking number once they go out. Many thanks for your patience!
PUBLIC ENEMY Action Figure Set News of Special Pre-Sale! Fantagraphics Books will have a small quantity of these sets on sale at San Diego Comicon(7/21-24), so if you happen to be there, please stop by their booth #1721.
Celebrating the publication of Yuichi Yokoyama’s new manga, “iceland” published from 888 Books in August, 2016, we have produced limited silkscreen prints printed by Japanese hand silkscreen master, Fumie Taniyama. There are 5 prints (taken from 8 pages of the book), and for each, the edition number is 25. Edition numbers 1-12 are sold as a set, and 13-25 are sold loose. The prints are being displayed at a group exhibit called SNACKS, presently being held at the Power Station of Art in Shanghai, China until October 16th, 2016. The prints are also being displayed and sold at PEARL BOOK SHOP & GALLERY in Hatagaya, Tokyo from September 1st to … Learn more
Individual customers can order: Now + PRESSPOP TOY (Tokyo, Japan) Ships from Tokyo to worldwide in August and you get them fastest. Only orders placed here comes with free Public Enemy sticker pack while they last. Please note that for customers in USA and Europe etc. the shipping fee is higher than ordering from your domestic shops (but you do get them fastest and a bonus sticker pack). For customers in the Asia region, we recommend you place orders here.→ ＊ + O’wear (for customers in Taiwan) → ＊ +Your local comic/toy shop that may be taking preorders (please inquire directly). After September: +Public Enemy Website →＊ +Amazon.com→＊ Will be available after September, 2016. Add to … Learn more
English version from Fantagraphics books. Royal to Ed’s original design and feel of the book but adding original flavor to make it its own special gem, we present you the the Japanese translation of Ed Piskor’s Hip Hop Family Tree vol.3…….BUTTER YO!!!!! Hip Hop Family Tree vol.3 Japanese popular edition” Translated by: Kazufumi Takamatsu Language: Japanese soft cover Size: 335mm x 235 mm All Color 112 pages Price: 1,900 yen Ships in: January.2016
SAM PREKOP with ARCHER PREWITT Japan Tour 2015 (日本語のツアー・インフォはココから) [sold out] 10/7 TOKYO / Scott Hall Total info → Sweet Dreams press 10/9 TOKYO / KREI – WIRED PRESENTS – The Art of Listening LIVE! ＃3 Special Live & Talk SAM PREKOP Total info → WIRED 10/11 SHIZUOKA / Asagiri Arena（MOONSHINE STAGE） – “It’s a beautiful day” Camp in Asagiri Jam – Total info → SMASH 10/12 KYOTO / METRO Total info → METRO 10/13 TOKYO / LIQUIDROOM –SoF’Boy PRESENTS Sing a Happy Song!– SAM PREKOP & ARCHER PREWITT meets MASHIMARO Total info → LIQUIDROOM Special info in English for those of you from overseas living in Japan or those visiting Japan in early October for sightseeing … Learn more