The Art of JAMES JEAN at
Friday April 7th, 2006
Secret Headquarters is pleased to announce our art opening with James Jean. An award winning illustrator, Jean is best known for his stunning cover art for both DC Comics and Marvel Comics. An Eisner Award winner for Best Cover Artist 2004 and 2005, James Jean also received a Harvey Award for Best Cover Artist in 2005 among other honors. Educated at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, Jean quickly became an acclaimed illustrator. He has contributed to both national and international publications, some of which include Time Magazine, The New York Times, Rollingstone, Spin and Entertainment Weekly.
James Jean will attend the opening from 7pm to 9pm.
Opening night will include a silent auction for the cover art to the Fables Vol. 7 trade paperback. The winner will be announced at 9pm.
Secret Headquarters is proud to introduce the debut of James Jean’s second printing of Process Recess. This publication is a collection of images from the last five years’ worth of his rough sketchbook drawings as well as his most captivating completed pieces. Most notably; the “Recess” series of digitally manipulated, enormously unsettling images of school. The first print Process Recess books are out of print and are becoming increasingly difficult to find.
Secret Headquarters will proudly feature Jean’s one of a kind original works of art through May 5th, 2006.
Located in the Silverlake area of Los Angeles, California. Secret Headquarters offers a sophisticated take on the traditional comic book store. Specializing in comic book culture, Secret Headquarters features the best in graphic novels, trade paperbacks and monthly titles.