[ENGLISH] Fantagraphics says: Join the Pacific Film Archive in celebrating the charmed works of two Bay Area originals: Filmmaker Terry Zwigoff and cartoonist and screenwriter Daniel Clowes. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive – 2625 Durant Avenue 2250 • Berkeley, CA 94720 • (510) 642-1124. – Clowes and Zwigoff will host a special screening of the Ghost World film, followed by a Q&A and book signing to celebrate the release of Ghost World: Special Edition.
This deluxe new edition of the bestselling graphic novel expands the original book — which tells the story of two best friends, Enid and Rebecca, facing the prospect of growing up and apart — from 80 pages into a 288 page, behind-the-scenes tour through the making of both the classic book and the subsequent hit film. Including a new introduction and several pages of new strips by Clowes, as well as over 200 pages of « extras »: the Oscar-nominated screenplay by Clowes and Terry Zwigoff, dozens of pages of never-before-collected ephemera, including unused concept drawings, notes, movie posters, foreign edition covers, merchandise, and much more, all annotated by Clowes. Truly lavish, definitive and comprehensive.
« I really identified with the girls in Ghost World. They made me feel like I wasn’t so alone. » – Lisa Simpson, The Simpsons