Axel-In-Charge: Extending "Secret Wars," Excitement for a "Totally Awesome Hulk"
Start Time: 09:00PM End Time: 11:30PM
Author and Illustrator Kagan McLeod has created images and stories for top media around the world, everyone from Nike to Nintendo, The Wall Street Journal to Wired, GQ to Glamour to The New York Times to The National Post. And this September his magnum opus will finally be revealed, assembled as INFINITE KUNG FU, when a more than 450-page graphic novel of martial arts mayhem. Come celebrate its release at Revival Bar (783 College St.) with headline guests HOP FU, the American DJ team who will provide a live scratch/mix soundtrack to an epic Kung Fu Film!
Headline Guests: New York-based scratch champions DJ 1XL and DJ Excess perform as HOP FU, providing a live remixed score to a screening of a classic kung fu film! HOP FU is an absolute must-see event capping off the banginest book launch of the year. The pair will go on at 11pm sharp, don’t miss out. For a preview of their amazing show, check out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hh4o2K22sfM (note: language NSFW).
The gorgeous Revival Bar space will play host to the INFINITE KUNG FU graphic novel launch, a truly whirlwind event! At 9pm, Kagan McLeod will be interviewed on stage about the work by fellow journalist Chip Zdarsky. Following that, Kagan will be signing books and sketching for fans, all accompanied by an up-tempo DJ beat featuring 60s funk, soul, and Motown. Hop Fu will take the stage at 11pm, and following their amazing performance, stay and dance the night away at Revival!
Admission to the event is $5, or free with the purchase of a copy of the graphic novel INFINTIE KUNG FU ($25). Don’t want to carry your book around all night? The Beguiling will also be selling gift certificates at the event, good for signed copies of INFINITE KUNG FU which can be picked up at the store later!
783 College Street
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