Come See Us at Seattle Mini Maker Faire 2018!

We already told you all about this weekend’s Seattle Mini Maker Faire in this month’s Geek About Town, but what we didn’t share is that MoPOP invited GeekGirlCon to participate! Come check out our talk on exploring and celebrating the contributions and legacy of women in science, technology, comics, game design, and more, then stop by our MORE

Join Us for a FREE Showing of Wonder Woman!

Do you love movies? Events? Community? If so, join us Friday, August 10 for the 16th Annual Skyway Outdoor Cinema Festival’s showing of Wonder Woman! GeekGirlCon will once again be emceeing the pre-show with a trivia contest to give away some 2-day passes to the con! The showing will take place at 12702 Renton Ave S, Seattle MORE

Geek About Town: August

August is right at our heels, my fellow geeks! It’s sunny, it’s hot, it’s the perfect time to get out and about and explore some of the incredible events our lovely city has to offer! (Though, it’s just as good a time to stay inside a temperature-controlled house all day and fully submit to a MORE

Geek About Town: July

Welcome to July! Summer is in full swing, and Seattle (and beyond) is buzzing with all things fun, geeky, and eventful! Here’s a quick peek at special occasions you’ll want to add to your calendars as quickly as you can say “Harry Potter Drag Show!”     Saturday, June 30th – Friday July 6th: Daily MORE

Geek About Town: June

Can you believe that it’s already June, lovely blog readers?! The sun is shining, summer is officially in the air, and we’re on the hunt for geekiest, most awesome events the Seattle area has to offer. For my fellow queer geeks, June is an especially important time for celebrating pride all month long throughout our MORE

Geek About Town: May

Happy (almost) May, blog readers! As the sun continues to grace us with its mercurial presence, it’s time to get out and take full advantage of some of the incredible events coming up this month! Catch some movies, play some games, go to some talks…this month, the world is your oyster!   Tuesday, May 1st: MORE

Im so excited that this weekend I will be at…

Im so excited that this weekend I will be at @portlandnightmarket with newest goodies and a new display set up! Plus, this event has some of the best food, art, and craft vendors out there, so don’t miss out!

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“Limbo Lounge” show at Bonfire Gallery in Seattle celebrates 420 on 4/20 by commemorating the 420 pieces of art in the “Limbo Lounge” book!

Celebrate 4/20 potted in the 420 illustrations of “vibrant, expressionistic madness”: the graphic novel LIMBO LOUNGE exhibit at BONFIRE Gallery is sure to make the 4/20 buzz “freaking amazing.” Artist Dave Calver’s “…

Geek About Town: April

Spring has officially sprung, dear blog readers! And that means flowers popping up, bursts of sun to up those depleted vitamin D levels, and, most importantly, plenty of amazing events coming up! Here’s a look at what’s happening this month. Get ready to mark your calendars for movies, meetups, and talks galore!   Saturday, March MORE

Geek About Town: January

The New Year is (almost) upon us, which means that we can finally bid goodbye to the unfortunate, terrifying mess that characterized most of 2017. The good news is that there is SO MANY incredible and exciting events coming up in January to help beckon in a better and brighter new year!     Tuesday, MORE

Geek About Town: December

It’s almost December, beloved GeekGirlCon blog readers, and you know what that means! Another round of Geek About Town, where we highlight some of the amazing events coming up to help keep your spirits high and your enthusiasm stoked as we enter  a time during which I, for one, can usually be found mumbling “always MORE

One More Week Until the GGC ‘17 Kickoff Party!

Start your GeekGirlCon ‘17 experience in style—join us for the GGC Kickoff Party! When: Friday, September 29 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Where: Living Computers: Museum + Labs at 2245 1st Ave S, Seattle. Who: All ages are welcome! The party will also feature a 21+ area with a cash-only bar. Admission: Your GeekGirlCon MORE

San Diego Comic-Con 2017: The Aftermath

Thank you, thank you, thank you, to everyone who came and saw us at San Diego Comic-Con this year! Celebs were sighted, crowds were impenetrable, garbage food and too much caffeine were consumed. But most importantly, we sold a shit load of books, and got to engage with so many readers and fans. I lost count…

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Fantagraphics at CAKE 2017

We’re big fans of CAKE, which is why we’re heading back for the 5th year in a row to the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo. Hosted at the Center on Halsted, this non-profit and volunteer-run organization is putting on a hell of a show. Come party with us June 10th-11th! Special Guests Gary Panter 401A Texas-born…

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Fantagraphics at TCAF 2017

Canada’s crazy. Last year at TCAF we had to slow people down from trying to throw cash as us so quickly. That’s not a bad thing, we’re not complaining. I’ve just never been surrounded by so many intense happy comic fans, eager to get the latest titles from us. Since we’re bringing so many killer…

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Fantagraphics at MoCCA Arts Fest 2017

We’re bringing the big books to the Big Apple for MoCCA Arts Festival 2017, sponsored by The Society of Illustrators! April 1-2 you can find us at the Metropolitan West event space in Hell’s Kitchen. We’re bringing along special guests, hot new books, and a spunky can-do attitude. Debut Books Love and Rockets Vol. 4…

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Fantagraphics at Emerald City Comic Con 2017

The behemoth comic show that is Emerald City Comicon is celebrating it’s 15th anniversary! It wouldn’t be where it is today without the little guys, so us little guys are going to be repping the comics at Emerald City Comic Con hard at BOOTH 210 with some new releases, old favorites, and everything in between! The…

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MARCH: BOOK THREE makes history by winning National Book Award

  The #1 bestseller, about Congressman John Lewis and the Civil Rights Movement, is the first graphic novel recipient in the awards’ 67-year history. NEW YORK (November 17, 2016) — Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell received an unprecedented honor last night, as their book March: Book Three became the first graphic novel to

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SPX 2016: The Signing Schedule

In all its glory, here is the signing schedule for Fantagraphics Books at SPX 2016! Find us hugging the wall at booth W56-61 on September 17-18th at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel and Convention Center
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SPX 2016: The Debuts

I wouldn’t want to spend a hot summer day in any other hotel and convention center, than the North Bethesda Marriott and Convention Center, because that means it’s time for the premiere Small Press Expo (SPX)! We’re kicking off our month-long lead up to SPX with our Debut Books, because they’re the reason we have…

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