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Aaron Bailey Broussard, Cierra Skye, Kevin Thompson, Trevor Signorino, Mark MacEachen & Sahara Lin by Mariano Vivanco for King Kong Magazine Spring/Summer 2016.

Stylist: Nicola Formichetti  |  Hair: Franco Gobbi  |  MUA: Maki Ryoke

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This past Friday night, we had to say goodbye to @locustmooncomics’ beautiful shop.

A few weeks beforehand, Rafer Roberts (@plasticfarm) suggested the idea of making some kind of tribute comic as a surprise gift for the Locust Moon boys, with a riff on Goodnight Moon, and I don’t think he knew just how seriously I’d take that challenge. It was an immediate frenzy of sending emails, writing the book’s poem, calling in half a dozen favors… and this beautiful beast came together.

We’re not ones to say goodbye, so instead, we said “good night” to Josh and Chris’ magical store - where I spent so many days and nights meeting incredible creators, hung out with my favorite people, and was only a drunk stumble away from my front door - with the help of so many generous, fabulous people. We love you boys, so here’s to your next adventure!

Please enjoy Goodnight Locust Moon.

One million thanks to Farel Dalrymple, @jarreauwimberly, @cynwhy, Denis Kitchen, @weshoyot, @msgier, @andreatsurumi, Dean Haspiel, Bob Sikoryak, and everyone else who helped make this happen. ❤🌛 ❤

Fourstar Clothing just released an anthology video of the best of their tour videos around the globe since 2004 and our Tony Trujillo has some tricks in the edit along with some of the most legendary skaters of all time (Gonz, BA, Koston, Mariano, Schaaf, Ishod, etc, etc.). Click through to watch.