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, Dame Darcy and Frank Young, as well as an exhibition of prints by Charles…

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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 kook at The Mythology of S. Clay Wilson, an ambitious 3-volume set by Patrick Rosenkranz. Comix historian Rosenkranz chronicles the life of legendary underground cartoonist/provocateur S….

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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 will perform a DJ set and sign copies of their new illustrated album, Quazarz…

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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 create a cohesive collection of experimental comics – by turns ephemeral, funny, and transcendent. Critic Paul…

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Re/Read: Ghosts and Ruins by Ben Catmull

Re/Read is an occasional column by Fantagraphics Bookstore curator Larry Reid examining backlist books you may have missed or are worth another read. As Halloween approaches, we’ll look at Ben Catmull’s haunting classic, Ghosts and Ruins. In Ghosts and Ruins, Catmull fashions fascinating tales of ominous architecture in the tradition of Grimm’s Fairy Tales. His…

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What’s in Store: Short Run Marathon!

Join us at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery on Friday, November 3 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM for the 5th annual Short Run Marathon art show and pre-festival party. The exhibition features original works by an amazing array of artists including Emil Ferris, Leela Corman, Julia Wertz, Anders Nilsen, Jordan Crane, Gemma Correll, Tom Hart, nishat…

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Re/Read: In the Pines by Erik Kriek

Re/Read is an occasional column by Fantagraphics Bookstore curator Larry Reid examining backlist books you may have missed or are worth another read. This time we’ll break with routine and discuss a more recent title, In the Pines: 5 Murder Ballads, by Erik Kriek. I’ve been thinking a lot about these songs since the passing…

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