Italian comics maestro Guide Crepax is getting what I’m willing to bet is his first ever US art exhibit at the Scott Eder Gallery in Dumbo. The opening its tomorrow, Marsh 12th, 6-9.
Crepax, who died in 2003, was best known for his impressionistic erotic comics, including The Story of O and Valentina. If you don’t like pictures of women crawling around with their butts in the air, then Crepax is not for you, but he was an amazing artist as well.
Fantargaphics is releasing The Complete Crepax and the first, huge volume is just out with his horror stories, including Dracula, Frankenstein and some Valentina stories. 10 volumes are planned in the series.
Fantagraphics doesn’t make previews available, but here’s an instagram of the interior:
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