This Thursday, the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco will host the event World’s End at the Cartoon Art Museum. The museum welcomes artists Gary Amaro and Steve Leialoha, for the ongoing celebration of the 25th anniversary of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman. Both artists will be on hand in discussing their collaborations with Gaiman, and their other works for DC Comics’ Vertigo Imprint. They wil also be collaborating together on a limited print for VIP ticket buyers, which will be available as an attendees-only exclusive.
For those not aware of The Sandman, it is a book filled with a “wonderful potpourri of engrossing tales and masterly storytelling”. It is about two wayward compatriots, who stumble upon a mysterious inn during a June blizzard, and find themselves in a middle of a “reality storm”. As they are surrounded by people and creatures from different times and realities, the two travelers are soon entertained by myths of infamous sea creatures, dreaming cities, ancient kings, funeral rituals, and moralistic hangmen.
Admission for this event begins at ten dollars for the general public, with Cartoon Art Museum members receiving two-for-one admission and an exclusive print. VIP admission is $25. Log on to www.cartoonart.org for more information.