Venue/Location: Floating World Comics, 400 NW Couch St., Phone: 503-241-0227
Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 6:00 PM
Kinoko Signing for The Epic of Gilgamesh
Admission: Free to the public
The Epic of Gilgamesh #1 is Kinoko’s comic book retelling of the ancient Mesopotamian world classic The Epic of Gilgamesh. Focusing on development and research to create this retelling of the ancient work, Kinoko has created a new and informed version that a modern audience could connect with.
As well as book signing, Kinoko will read from the book, share process and talk about the Epic of Gilgamesh acknowledging the history, art and culture of ancient Mesopotamia and a journey of research and understanding of the archaeology of these civilizations and the context of the ancient world in the more globally leaning civilization of today.