Introducing Leslie Stein and the Majestic Creature

Majestic Creature - Leslie Stein

In Spring 2011 we'll be publishing Eye of the Majestic Creature, the debut book from the young cartoonist Leslie Stein. Her uniquely charming semi-autobiographical comics star a young woman named Larrybear whose day-to-day adventures are inflected with surreal and magical-realist elements — her best friend and roommate is a talking anthropomorphic guitar named Marshmallow, for instance. Leslie's comics have already earned praise from the likes of Peter Bagge, Gary Panter and Michael Kupperman.

Get familiar with Leslie's warmly funny, idiosyncratic stories and rubbery, stippled cartooning at her recently-launched Majestic Creature blog, where she's posting new strips and stories.