Above: Ant Sang signing copies of Shaolin Burning.
Ant Sang's graphic novel Shaolin Burning was officially launched last Thursday night, neatly coinciding with the Chinese New Year.
There was a great turnout of friends and fans, with many of Auckland's finest cartoonist on hand to celebrate the occation, including: the Bro'Town crew, Dylan Horrocks, Timothy Kidd, Ben Stenbeck, Darren Sheehan, Richard Fairgray, Lee-Yan Marquez, Chris Slane and even an appearance by filmmaker Vincent Ward (hmm...someone keep an eye on those film rights!).
'Merciless Attack of the One Hundred Spearmen'
'Audacious Attack of the Killer Tongs'
'Deadly Plum Blossom Amongst Cascading Petals'
Each of these prints are high quality pigment based digital prints on 170gsm Satin Paper. They are limited to a print run of 30 copies. Available in either A1 or A2 size, all prints will be signed and numbered by Ant. The A2 prints (420x594mm) are $100 each, and the A1 prints (594x841mm) are $160 each.
Plus all of the original pages from the graphic novel are for sale, only $350 a page (except for double page spreads, which are $550 each). These are a real bargain given there whopping A2 size; so seek out your favourite page and frame it up!
The exhibition is still on till the 18th of February, so get along to the Gifthorse Gallery on 24 Graham St, Auckland (PH: 09 3073222), to see some great artwork and get your copy of Shaolin Burning signed by the author!