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…

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…

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…

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: 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…

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: Mita Mahato presents In Between

   Hear Mita Mahato discuss her sublime new publication, In Between, from Pleiades Press this Saturday, November 11 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery. The book employs cut paper collage techniques and emotive narratives to cr…

What’s in Store: Noah Van Sciver, Joseph Remnant, and D. W on October 14!

   Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery welcomes a power trio of accomplished contemporary cartoonists on Saturday, October 14 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. Noah Van Sciver, Joseph, Remnant and D. W. will be on hand to sign books and discuss their new work at a lively reception in Georgetown. Denver’s Noah Van Sciver is one of…

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What’s in Store: Sunday Sale and More!

Starting this Sunday, September 17, Fantagraphics Bookstore will begin a weekly Sunday Sale promotion featuring 20% off on popular titles you might have missed. A great incentive to pick up some cool comix at a substantial savings. This Sunday we’ll offer the one-day discount on My Favorite Thing is Monsters, an instant classic by Emil…

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Re/Read: Charles Forsman’s Celebrated Summer

Re/Read is an occasional column by Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery curator Larry Reid examining backlist books you may have missed or merit another look. With Charles Forsman’s The End of the Fucking World soon to be released as a Netflix original series, it’s a good time to look back at his graphic novella Celebrated Summer….

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What’s in Store: D J Bryant with special guest Tom Hansen

   Join us on Saturday, September 9 at Fantagraphics Bookstore for an evening of contemporary comix and prose with D. J. Bryant and Tom Hansen. Bryant presents an exhibition of original drawings from his debut graphic novel, Unreal City. Hansen will read from his latest novel, This Is What We Do. J. Bryant’s sensuous Unreal…

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What’s in Store: The Birth of Kustom Kulture

   Hope you can join us at Fantagraphics Bookstore this Saturday evening as we celebrate the late Michael Dormer, one of the pioneers of Kustom Kulture in the 60s and 70s. His signature cartoon character, Hot Curl, became synonymous with Southern California’s surf scene, but he’s perhaps best known for his contributions to the 1964…

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Re/Read: Giraffes in My Hair by Bruce Paley & Carol Swain

Re/Read is an occasional column by Fantagraphics Bookstore curator Larry Reid drawing attention to comix that you may have overlooked or are worth of another read. This time we’ll look at Giraffes in My Hair: A Rock ‘n’ Roll Life written by Bruce Paley and drawn by Carol Swain. Paley’s memoir reads like a contemporary…

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Surf’s Up at Fantagraphics Bookstore on August 12!

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery hosts the book release celebration for Michael Dormer and the Legend of Hot Curl with surf sounds by Pleasure Island on Saturday, August 12 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. The late Michael Dormer is synonymous with the California surf counterculture in the 1960s and 70s. The post-World War II influence of…

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Re/Read: Peter Bagge’s Buddy Does Seattle

   Re/Read is an occasional column by Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery curator Larry Reid examining books you may have missed or merit more attention. In light of the tragic events recently afflicting Seattle’s music scene, it’s a good time for a lighthearted look at the good times in Peter Bagge’s classic, Buddy Does Seattle. Seattle’s…

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