Jamie Hewlett turns Monkey opera into comic strip

Artists mark the show's return to London

Damon Albarn collaborator Jamie Hewlett has turned the pair’s opera into a comic strip.

The Gorillaz pair most recently collaborated on ‘Monkey: Journey To The West’, which has enjoyed limited runs in Manchester and London.

The show is returning to London from November 8, at a purpose-built tent adjacent to the 02 Arena.

To mark the occasion Hewlett – who rose to prominence with the comic series ‘Tank Girl’ – has refashioned the story in print.

It will be published in a future issue of Time Out magazine. For more information, Monkeyjourneytothewest.com.

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