Big Fat One The Collected Sketchbooks of Coop
Artist: Chris Cooper (aka Coop) is a hot rod artist and is well-known amongst the Kustom Kulture community. He describes his occupation as "Insensitive Artiste." His work consists primarily of barely clothed Bettie Page-style 1950s soft pornography and B-movie monsters, with the female characters often taking the role of "Devil-Women". The image most often associated with his work is however slightly more tame: the face of a grinning devil with a smoking cigar clamped in its teeth.
Coop has become popular with certain bands and labels and has provided art for several Sympathy for the Record Industry releases as well as the posters for The Reverend Horton Heat, Lords of Acid, MxPx, Green Day, Nirvana, Soundgarden and Foo Fighters.
Publisher/Date: Aperient Press (c. 2002)
Format/Condition: New paperback book in slipcase in Fine condition. 1000 pages. Dimensions: 6 x 8.5 inches. Profusely illustrated with black and white sketches.
Description: Coop's finest work collected together in over a 1000 pages. Contains regular Devil Girls, Devil Guy, numerous comic style pages and one off pages with a subtle social comment in Coop's own wry style. Cool Cars, Robots, characters and Ratfink also included.