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"Scarlett Takes Manhattan" Book Release Party

Molly Crabapple

Wednesday, July 8, 2009 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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On July 8th, Fugu Press will release “Scarlett Takes Manhattan,” the first graphic novel by Dr. Sketchy’s creator Molly Crabapple and her longtime collaborator John Leavitt.  Set in the demimonde of Gilded Age New York, “Scarlett Takes Manhattan” tells the story of poor Bowery girl Shifra Helfgott, who rises to become the premier fire-eater of her age. 

Chock full of rigged boxing matches, dirty politics, and turn of the century lesbian culture, “Scarlett” has been described as “disgustingly wonderful” by Warren Ellis and led Margaret Cho to call Molly “THE artist of our time.”

To celebrate the release of “Scarlett Takes Manhattan,” Fugu Press will be throwing a glittery, burlesque-inspired launch at The Slipper Room, New York’s premier variety venue. 


*Hosted by Amber Ray, New York's "Salvador Dali of Burlesque"


*Book signing by "Scarlett Takes Manhattan" creators Molly Crabapple and John Leavitt

*Burlesque by Gal Friday

*Fire performance by Jo Boobs

*Vaudevillian music by The Two Man Gentleman Band, who will debut their new song "Scarlett Takes Manhattan"

* Free red-hot flavored cupcakes by Glittle Cupcakes


The Scarlett Takes Manhattan release party
will take place on Wednsday, July 8th,
7-9 pm, at The Slipper Room
(167 Orchard Street at Stanton, New York).  

Due to limited space, RSVP is mandatory

Have questions about "Scarlett Takes Manhattan" Book Release Party? Contact Molly Crabapple
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The Slipper Room
167 Orchard Street
New York, NY

Wednesday, July 8, 2009 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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