The Art of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 2015

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IDW Publishing and Top Shelf Productions have worked with the Hunter S. Thompson Estate to bring you the graphic novel adaptation of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.


Eisner-nominated cartoonist Troy Little has translated Thompson’s descriptive narrative into his signature frenzied style, producing an outrageously entertaining adaptation of Thompson’s seminal work. A native of Prince Edward Island, Canada, Little has been working in comics since 2000. He was awarded a Xeric Grant in 2001 and a P.E.I. Council of the Arts grant. Little’s graphic novel Angora Napkin was adapted as an animated pilot for Teletoon.

The San Diego Comic Art Gallery is privileged to host the art of Troy Little as a celebration of the work of a true American original. More than two dozen pieces of Little’s art from this new book will be on display from now until the end of November, and will be available for purchase online.

The Art of Hunter S. Thompson’s “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson was first published in 1972. Recounting the mind-bending experiences had by Thompson and his friend and attorney Oscar Zeta Acosta, the book chronicles their trip to Las Vegas in search of the “American Dream.” Written in Thompson’s trademark gonzo style—a weaving of fact and fiction from a first-person standpoint—the book has become a cornerstone in both pop culture and counterculture.

IDW Publishing and Top Shelf Productions, in proud partnership with the Hunter S. Thompson Estate, bring you the graphic-novel adaptation of this seminal work. Eisner-nominated cartoonist Troy Little translated Thompson’s descriptive narrative into his signature style. Little’s frenzied art is the perfect companion to the insanely brilliant writing of Thompson. A native of Prince Edward Island, Canada, Little has been working in comics since 2000. He was awarded a Xeric Grant in 2001 and a P.E.I. Council of the Arts grant in [DATE]. Little’s graphic novel Angora Napkin was adapted as an animated pilot for Teletoon.

Having already been a part of film, television, magazines, and radio, it’s exciting to see the work of Hunter S. Thompson make its way over to the world of comics. The San Diego Comic Art Gallery is privileged to host the art of Troy Little as a celebration of the work of a true American original.

He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.” – Samuel Johnson


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