by: Tetsunori Tawaraya
Grayworld by Tetsunori Tawaraya / A 32-page book from Hollow Press (Italy), 7 x 9 inches, printed in silver ink on black paper
A black, acid, dark weird fantasy, punk, mutant story featuring scratchboard artwork by Tetsunori Tawaraya.
“Grayworld is struggling with evil opening. They have to build more strong barrier. Scorpio is a transporter who is under his 6th mission to find sacred bugs in Groundworld. Can he survive the mission, and bring sacred bugs for holy purpose?”
TETSUNORI TAWARAYA is originally from Miyagi, resides in Tokyo, Japan. He started drawing portraits of people and musicians in San Diego, CA in 1999. Prolifically created sci-fi/experimental comic books, and sold them at the gigs, besides performing in a Tokyo based noise rock duo 2up, and a San Diego based punk band Dmonstrations. His original perspective has been acclaimed, such as his sci-fi comic character featured on an American rock band Thee Oh Sees album cover. Many vibrant artbooks have been published by Hollow Press, Le Dernier Cri, and Colour Code using the techniques of silkscreen and risograph. Braindead, Volcom, NTS Radio respectively collaborated, and his works have been active in multiple platforms.