The Cartoon Art Museum is hosting Love and Rockets: A 30th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 8:00-11:00pm. This will be the opening reception for a career-spanning retrospective exhibition including more than 50 pieces of original artwork from the groundbreaking Fantagraphics comic. This event coincides with the annual Alternative Press Expo (APE), which takes place at San Francisco’s Concourse on October 13 and 14. Special guests for this party include Love and Rockets creators Jaime, Gilbert and Mario Hernandez, with additional guests to be announced.
Visitors will enjoy food and drink from local vendors, live drawing events, and the company of dozens of talented cartoonists. Admission for the event is on a sliding scale, from $5 to $50, with guests encouraged to donate whatever they can to support the Cartoon Art Museum. Guests who donate $20 or more will receive an exclusive Love and Rockets 30th anniversary print courtesy of Fantagraphics Books.
All proceeds from this reception will benefit The Cartoon Art Museum, a non-profit educational museum dedicated to the collection, preservation and display of original cartoon art in all its forms.
What: Love and Rockets 30th Anniversary Celebration
Where: The Carton Art Museum, 655 Mission Street San Francisco, CA
When: October 13 & 14
Cost: Sliding Scale