Lisa Hanawalt

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Secret Headquarters presents

The Art of
Friday Feb 5th

Lisa Hanawalt is some girl from Palo Alto, CA who has a fancy art degree from UCLA. When Lisa isn’t seen drawing at the Buenaventura booth, or freezing in New York, she can be found creating work for The Believer, McSweeney’s, Vice Magazine, etc. The Secret Headquarters team thinks Hanawalt’s work is top notch amazing.

Do not fool around here – get into it!

Join the talented Lisa Hanawalt for a drink or two as she discusses the merits of Indian Jones and the craft of hand painted picture frames.

Friday February 5th
from 8 – 10pm


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The Morally Questionable Cartoons of Ivan Brunetti

Ivan Brunetti

Friday, January 8th, 2010

Secret Headquarters now has original artwork by Ivan Brunetti on display until February 4th!

SHQ will also be offering a very, very (I mean less then 25) limited edition set of 4 brand new Brunetti prints. Each one panel gag has been created specifically for this show. The prints feature never before seen artwork by Ivan Brunetti with printing by Jordan Crane.

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The Art of Mike Mignola

Mike Mignola

Friday, December 4th, 2009

We, at Secret Headquarters, could not be more excited to present the artwork of Eisner award winner: Mike Mignola.

Secret Headquarters will have original artwork by Mignola on display one night ONLY.

This Friday December 4th.

SHQ will also be offering a limited edition Mignola illustrated letterpress print made specifically for this show. The prints feature never before seen Hellboy artwork by Mike Mignola with color supervision by Dave Stewart. These 3 color letterpress prints have been beautifully made by Aardvark Letterpress of Los Angeles.

One Night Only
Friday December 4th
from 8 – 10pm

Mike Mignola

Complementary wine provided by: BEAR FLAG

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Mouse Guard

David Petersen

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Secret Headquarters presents

A book signing with MOUSE GUARD creator David Petersen Thursday Oct 1st

David Petersen was born in 1977. His artistic career soon followed. A steady diet of cartoons, comics and tree climbing fed his imagination and is what still inspires his work today. David was the 2007 Russ Manning Award recipient for Most Promising Newcomer, and in 2008, won Eisner Awards for Best Publication for Kids (Mouse Guard Fall 1152) and Best Graphic Album – Reprint (Mouse Guard Fall 1152 hardcover). He received his BFA in Printmaking from Eastern Michigan University where he met his wife, Julia. They continue to reside in Michigan with their dog, Autumn.

Please join David Petersen for a discussion on the current trends in mouse fashion and a drink or two Thursday October 1st from 7 – 9pm

David Petersen

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ATTACK From SPACE Art and Silk Screen Book by JON VERMILYEA


Secret Headquarters

Art and New Silk Screen Book
Friday September 4th at 8pm

Jon Vermilyea is some guy from Brooklyn who studied cartooning at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. This is where Vermilyea accepted one of his first honers by being voted Most Scientific by his classmates. Truly one of the more coveted School of Visual Arts accolades to be bestowed…

When Jon isn’t teaching the youth about the values of nutrition with his illustrated BreakfastCrew pamphlets he can be found creating work for PictureBox, Fanatgraphics, Vice Magazine and Mishka clothing to name a few of his prestigious clients…

Please join the talented Jon Vermilyea for a spirited debate on
the merits of sweaty pizza and a drink or two
Friday September 4th
from 8 – 10pm


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