Jamie Hewlett, the English animator and co-creator of Gorillaz, has introduced an artwork e book accumulating his illustrations for Phoo Action and Get the Freebies. Phoo Action: Silver Jubilee consists of an oral historical past of the Phoo Action TV present, tailored for a 2008 BBC pilot from the Get the Freebies comedian revealed in tradition journal The Face within the Nineties. Co-authored by Gorillaz’s Mat Wakeham, the e book collects the 12-part Get the Freebies comedian in its entirety for the primary time. It’s out in late fall by way of Z2 Comics. Try the duvet and preview pages beneath.
“To say that I maintain pricey these characters and this property is an understatement,” Wakeham mentioned in an announcement. “This e book is my open love letter to among the funniest, most reprehensible, and impressed underground comics of the late twentieth century, from the hand of one in all Britain’s main cultural luminaries—Mr. Jamie Hewlett.”
The e book follows Gorillaz’s newest album Tune Machine: Season One – Unusual Timez, which dropped in October 2020 and included contributions from St. Vincent, Elton John, the Remedy’s Robert Smith, EarthGang, GoldLink, and extra. The Gorillaz Art Book, that includes contributions from Robert Smith and Jack Black, amongst others, is due out in October after being delayed.
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