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About Garret Izumi

Garret and his wife, Melissa, having left Arizona, New Mexico and California, now call Oregon home.
And so does their cat.

INDEX: SELF-PUBLISHED WORK

YEAR OF THE ROOSTER 2005 CALENDAR (2005) letterpress/Gocco edition: 35
12 lino prints follow the rooster encountering the different animals on the Chinese zodiac on his journey through 2005.

THREE GREY WOMEN (2004) letterpress edition: 50
26 lino prints tell a story about vision and how we see the world told through the myth of Perseus.

CALL OF THE SIRENS: Air Raid Sirens of Los Angeles County (2002) inkjet photoprints
24 photographs of sirens describe an era of atomic paranoia and apocalyptic doom.

SURREAL ESTATE: A Trip Through the Neighborhood (2001) inkjet photoprints
24 photographs take you through a walk of post WWII baby boomer neighborhoods.

THE BIG BANG (1998) screen cover/laserprints
A collection of strips originally published in the Willamette Week.

MADAM XYZ (1997) lino cover/laserprints
Comic strips developed for and originally published in Japan by Kodansha Ltd.

CRITICAL MASS (1995) lino cover/laserprints
Comic strips commenting and commemorating on 50 years of nuclear arms

FISH DOG BIRD (1995) lino cover/ laserprints
A picture poem of words and images.

STRIP DOWN (1994) letterpress edition: 1100
1994 Xeric Grant recipient.

SHORTWAVE COMICS (1992) lino cover/offset
Strangely dark yet lightly flippant comic strips which became Garret Izumi's first book.

FEATURED WORK: ANTHOLOGIES (listed by Publishers)

TOP SHELF PRODUCTIONS
TOP SHELF ASKS The Big Questions (2003), TOP SHELF: UNDER THE BIG TOP #8 (1999),
TOP SHELF #5 (1997), TOP SHELF #2, 4 (1996)

ZUKAZUKA
PEKO PEKO #3 (2002), PEKO PEKO #5 (2003)

GRASS HUT CORP.
Ain't Nothin' Like Fuckin' Moonshine #14 (2000)

KODANSHA LTD.
MANGA SURPRISE! (1996), OPEN (Japanese publication) #18-20 (1996)

SLAVE LABOR GRAPHICS
MURDER CAN BE FUN #1,2,4 (1996), 7 (1997)
DESTROY ALL COMICS #3 (1995)

CAT-HEAD COMICS
BUZZARD #17 (1996), BUZZARD #18 (1997)

FANTAGRAPHICS
PICTOPIA #1 (1991), PICTOPIA #3 (1992)

KITCHEN SINK PRESS
BUZZ #2 (1991)

FEATURED WORK: ANTHOLOGIES (listed by Publishers)

TOP SHELF PRODUCTIONS
TOP SHELF ASKS The Big Questions (2003), TOP SHELF: UNDER THE BIG TOP #8 (1999),
TOP SHELF #5 (1997), TOP SHELF #2, 4 (1996)

ZUKAZUKA
PEKO PEKO #3 (2002), PEKO PEKO #5 (2003)

GRASS HUT CORP.
Ain't Nothin' Like Fuckin' Moonshine #14 (2000)

KODANSHA LTD.
MANGA SURPRISE! (1996), OPEN (Japanese publication) #18-20 (1996)

SLAVE LABOR GRAPHICS
MURDER CAN BE FUN #1,2,4 (1996), 7 (1997)
DESTROY ALL COMICS #3 (1995)

CAT-HEAD COMICS
BUZZARD #17 (1996), BUZZARD #18 (1997)

FANTAGRAPHICS
PICTOPIA #1 (1991), PICTOPIA #3 (1992)

KITCHEN SINK PRESS
BUZZ #2 (1991)

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