Re:Read | Farmer Ned’s Comics Barn

   Re:Read is an occasional column by Fantagraphics Bookstore curator Larry Reid examining backlist books you may have missed or merit another look. This time we’ll focus on Gerald Jablonski’s visionary masterpiece Farmer Ned’s Comics Barn from Fantagr…

What’s in Store: Beer and Pizza!

Come celebrate “R Day” this Saturday, October 6 featuring a deluge of beer and a free concert by the Moondoggies and Helio Sequence right outside the bookstore. Georgetown is the ancestral home of Rainier Beer, once the 5th largest brewery …

David Lasky and Nick Thorburn at Fantagraphics Bookstore

Join us on Saturday Septemeber 8 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Fantagraphics Bookstore as Seattle cartoonist David Lasky discusses his forthcoming Georgetown Steamplant graphic novel (in collaboration with writer Mairead Case) and discuss their approach to t…

Hot Off the Press Book Fair feat. Jim Woodring & Lilli Loge

Fantagraphics Bookstore hosts the 4th annual Hot Off the Press Book Fair with special guests Jim Woodring and Berlin cartoonist Lilli Loge on Saturday, July 14 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM. Small press exhibitors include Czap Books, Paper Press Punch, Kilgore …

What’s in Store: Georgetown Carnival feat. Jini Dellaccio!

  The 13th annual Georgetown Carnival arts festival on Saturday, June 9 offers a spectacular array of attractions in Seattle’s historic Airport Way S business corridor, featuring an exhibition by legendary photographer Jini Dellaccio at Fantgraphics Bo…

What’s in Store: Ben Horak’s Daydreamin’ Dave release party!

Join us at Fantgraphics Bookstore on Saturday, May 26 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM as we celebrate the publication of Daydreamin’ Dave by Ben Horak with a book signing, urban barbecue, and complementary refreshments. Dave is a mild-mannered, imaginative,…

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day with Ellen Forney and Simon Hanselmann

  Celebrate Free Comic Book Day at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery as Ellen Forney presents her latest project, Rock Steady: Brilliant Advice From My Bipolar Life, with an exhibition and book signing this Saturday, May 5 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Her…

RE/Read: I Am Not Okay With This by Charles Forsman

   RE/Read is an occasional column by Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery curator Larry Reid examining books you may have missed or merit more attention. This time we’ll look at I Am Not Okay With This by Charles Forsman. Almost lost in the sensation…

What’s in Store: Record Store Day with Sky Cries Mary

Celebrate Record Store Day this Saturday, April 21 as Georgetown Records and Fantagraphics Bookstore host a live concert by Sky Cries Mary. This group features musicians that were pivotal to the “Seattle Sound” of the 1990s, including our good friend J…

What’s in Store: Flayed Corpse with Josh Simmons and Friends

Please join us in welcoming Josh Simmons back to Fantagraphics Bookstore on Saturday, April 14 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM for a book signing and exhibition of original art from his new short story collection Flayed Corpse. The show includes work by Simmons a…

RE/Read: Buddy Buys a Dump by Peter Bagge

RE/Read is an occasional column by Fantagraphics Bookstore curator Larry Reid examining backlist titles you may have missed or are worth another look. This time we’ll revisit Peter Bagge’s classic collection Buddy Buys a Dump. Peter Bagge’s masterful H…

What’s in Store: Comix, Music and Misfit Lit

    Plan to spend your next couple Saturday evenings at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery as we present some of the most compelling artists on the planet. This Saturday, March 3 at 7:00 PM, join us in welcoming Jaime Hernandez back to the bookstore…

What’s in Store: A Sensational Spring at Fantagraphics Bookstore

Make plans to attend the many engaging events at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery in the coming weeks and months. On Saturday, March 3 at 7:00 PM we welcome back Jamie Hernandez, one of the masters of contemporary comix. Join us for a casual recep…

Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Ann Telnaes at Fantagraphics Bookstore

    Join us at Fantagraphics Bookstore for a book signing and slide talk by Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post political cartoonist Ann Telnaes on Saturday, February 17 at 7:00 PM. Telnaes will present her new adult alphabet book Trump’s ABC. An ex…

Re/Read: Last Girl Standing by Trina Robbins

   Re/Read is an occasional column by Fantagraphics Bookstore curator Larry Reid examining books you may have missed or are worth another look. In the wake of the second annual woman’s march, we’ll focus this time on Last Girl Standing and other works …

What’s in Store: NOW: The New Comics Anthology

   Join us at Fantagraphics Bookstore on Saturday, January 13 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM as we present an exhibition of pages from Now: The New Comics Anthology. The event features work from emerging and established contributing artists and a talk by Fantagr…

What’s in Store: Top Comix of 2017

It’s come time for Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery curator Larry Reid to name my choices for the best comix of the past year. This list is customarily limited to the top 10 publications plus a handful of honorable mentions. This being a banner ye…

Celebrate Fantagraphics Bookstore’s 11th Anniversary with Charles Forsman, Dame Darcy & Frank Young!

Time flies when you’re having fun! Join us at Fantagraphics Bookstore to celebrate our 11th anniversary with an evening of comix, music and more on Saturday, December 9 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. The festivities include guest appearances by Charles Forsman,…

Re/Read: The Mythology of S. Clay Wilson by Patrick Rosenkranz

   Re/Read in a recurring column by Fantagraphics Bookstore curator Larry Reid that examines backlist titles you may have missed or are worthy of another read. This week we’ll look at The Mythology of S. Clay Wilson, an ambitious 3-volume set by Patric…

What’s in Store: Shabazz Palaces & Gillian Gaar

   Join us at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery on Friday, November 24 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM for a special evening of comix, lit, and music with Shabazz Palaces and special guest Gillian Gaar. Seattle’s adventurous hip hop artists Shabazz Palaces wi…