3504 Ash Street
On Saturday, April 21st be sure to check the Spur Gallery in Hampden for the opening of Benjamin Marra's solo show Swords Buried Deep, featuring incredible work from his various original comic series.
Works of art, including comic books, will be for sale by the artist.
BENJAMIN MARRA is the controversial, notorious and influential creator of the successful underground comic books NIGHT BUSINESS, GANGSTA RAP POSSE, and THE INCREDIBLY FANTASTIC ADVENTURES OF MAUREEN DOWD. Marra's comic book work has drawn comparison to mainstream masters Paul Gulacy and Jim Steranko along with underground comix legends, like Robert Crumb and Spain Rodriguez. Marra's illustration work has been recognized by The Society of Illustrators, The Society of Publication Designers, 3x3 and American Illustration. In 2006 he was named one of the Art Directors Club's Young Guns. His clients include Playboy, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Vice, Nylon, Marvel Comics, Image Comics, Widen+Kennedy and McCann-Erickson. He's been the interview subject of GQ, Vice and Obey. He's contributed to the comic anthologies Strange Tales II, Twisted Savage Dragon Funnies, Smoke Signal and Rub The Blood.