Amos mentions in her afterword that she was most concerned, when embarking on this project, with making sure the creators felt no need to censor themselves, that they should flesh out their stories any way they see fit. It would seem they took that to heart. The stories inside Comic Book Tattoo can range from sweet to probing to outright violent, but they remain fascinating in their own right, and not just as interpretations of lyrics.
But I digress, as this article is not about me nor my own tattoos. However, it is about skin art – comic book tattoos! In my perusal of different residences on the internets, I have come across several really awesome tattoos that are forever emblazoned on dedicated fans. I have four geeky tattoos so I don’t think fandom tattoos are silly – I think they are a genuine expression of a love for something. And what more do we were at ifanboy love than comic books?
Tori Amos made an in-store appearance at the Amoeba Records in Hollywood, CA last night to sign copies of the new book Comic Book Tattoo for the 200 lucky fans who managed to secure wristbands for the event. Here are a couple pics (snapped by one of the lucky attendees) of Tori at yesterday's ...