San Diego, CA – On Thursday, July 12, from 8pm to Closing, Ivan Velez, Jr. (Static, Blood Syndicate, Tales of the Closet, Dead High, and Ghost Rider) brings his long-running “Oso Oro” party to San Diego at Pecs Bar. Flex your artistic muscles at this multimedia celebration of international bear pop culture with Japanese bear bara manga, raffles for bear prizes, limited edition t-shirts, and best bear model contest. Attendees are encouraged to draw bear models and also pose onstage themselves. >. Pecs Bar is located at 2046 University Avenue, San Diego, CA. Go to oso-oro.com for more information.
And the party doesn’t end there. Ivan is also bringing “Oso Oro” to Fantagraphics’ No Straight Lines release party, Friday, July 13, 8-10pm at Trickster, just a few blocks away from the San Diego Convention Center, at 795 J Street.