Unwrap the Magic: Fantagraphics’ Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis the season! Spread joy with great books from Fantagraphics. Explore our curated selection for comic fans, art lovers, and bookworms. Find something for everyone in our holiday gift guide. Dive into a treasure trove of titles! Discover literary gems and artistic wonders in Fantagraphics’ holiday gift guide. From classic comics to graphic novels and art books, we’ve got it all. Share the gift of creativity this holiday season. Happy reading! Original Graphic Novels Contemporary Comics: Monica by Daniel Clowes weaves nine interrelated stories into a tale of curiosity, corruption, and humanity’s addiction to significance. Featuring intersecting narratives around a…

Time Under Tension Book Tour

M.S. Harkness is going on tour to celebrate the release of Time Under Tension, a smart, funny, no bullshit work of autobiography! Here’s where she’s headed: September 9th-10th: Small Press Expo, Bethesda, MD September 14th at 7:00 pm: Atomic Books, Baltimore, MD September 16th at 4:00-6:00 pm: Velocity Comics, Richmond, VA September 19th at 7:00 pm: Drawing Memoir with M.S. Harkness at The Sequential Artists Workshop, Gainesville, FL September 22nd at 7:00 pm: Tombolo Books, St. Petersburg, FL September 27th-October 1st: Special Guest at Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, Columbus, OH October 6th at 7:00 pm: Quimby’s Bookstore with Evan Salazar and…

Fantagraphics at Small Press Expo

We’re going to SPX on September 9th-10th and we’re really excited about it! We’ll be at tables W51-55, along with a bunch of our artists: K. Wroten (Eden II), Natalie Norris (Dear Mini: A Graphic Memoir, Book One), Ana Penyas (We’re All Just Fine), Bill Griffith (Invisible Ink: My Mother’s Love Affair With A Famous Cartoonist), M.S. Harkness (Time Under Tension), Briana Loewinsohn (Ephemera: A Memoir), Julia Gfrörer (Vision), Daria Tessler (Salome’s Last Dance–get your copies signed at her booth G11!), Lee Dean (I Am Young), Chris Wisnia (Doris Danger: Giant Monsters Amok), Ana Merino (Illustrating Spain in the US),…

Fantagraphics Announces the Publication of BRABA: A Groundbreaking Brazilian Comics Anthology Edited by Rafael Grampá and Janaína de Luna

SAN DIEGO, CA—JULY 20, 2023 – Fantagraphics, the renowned publisher of cutting-edge comics and graphic novels, is thrilled to announce BRABA, a high concept anthology of innovative Brazilian comics. Expertly curated by renowned Brazilian cartoonist Rafael Grampá and famed Brazilian comics editor Janaina de Luna, this extraordinary collection of 13 short stories created by 16 pioneering Brazilian cartoonists captures the vibrant and daring nature of the Brazilian comics scene. Produced in collaboration with Brazilian publisher MINO, BRABA is set to release in Fall 2024. BRABA brings together a diverse array of voices and styles under a unifying theme: deeply personal stories from experimental cartoonists….

Fantagraphics Announces the Publication of My Favorite Thing is Monsters Book 2 by Emil Ferris

JULY 19, 2023—SEATTLE, WA—Acclaimed cartoonist Emil Ferris and Fantagraphics are set to captivate readers once again with the long-awaited release of My Favorite Thing Is Monsters Book Two in April 2024! Following the extraordinary success of the first installment, the eagerly anticipated continuation of the story is an artistic tour de force that will leave fans in awe. Building upon the unique and spellbinding narrative that riveted readers worldwide, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters Book Two delves deeper into the mesmerizing world of Karen Reyes, a tenacious young girl navigating the complexities of her own existence amidst the backdrop of…

The N-Word of God: Mark Doox’s New Art Book is a Provocative Look at Race, Religion, and Black and White Power

Mark Doox’s new art book, The N-Word of God, is a wry examination of White power, Black accommodation, “human” racial identity, and a broken American spirituality all seen through the lens of a gospel-like myth and a subversive sacred Christian iconography. Doox, trained as a monk in a Russian-affiliated Orthodox monastery, infuses his art with equal parts liturgy and his life experience as an African American man in the United States. His illustrations, beautiful in their intricacy, strike the viewer as religious at first glance and deeply subversive on examination. That isn’t just because they often place Black faces and…

Fantagraphics and MSX: Mangasplaining Extra Unveil Two Exciting New Manga Titles

JULY 17, 2023—SAN DIEGO, CA—Fantagraphics Books Inc. and MSX: Mangasplaining Extra are thrilled to announce the forthcoming English-language publication of two groundbreaking manga by esteemed creators Atsushi Kaneko and Akane Torikai (respectively). Search and Destroy by Atsushi Kaneko is a three-volume sci-fi punk epic based on Osamu Tezuka’s best selling manga Dororo. Wandering Cat’s Cage by Akane Torikai is a thought-provoking graphic novel exploring a post-apocalyptic matriarchal society. Both works will captivate readers with their unflinching explorations of the human condition. Starting this summer, both titles will be serialized digitally on MSX: Mangasplaining Extra’s platform (mangasplainingextra.com). Following the digital serialization,…

Comic-Con 2023 Panels, Programming and Web Sale!

We are beyond excited to be back at Comic-Con this year, along with our Special Guests Garth Stein and Matthew Southworth, Simon Hanselmann and Josh Pettinger, and Bill Griffith! We also have a full schedule of signings at our booth #1721 with a bunch of our amazing artists: Jaime Hernandez, Trina Robbins, Carol Tyler, Briana Loewinsohn, Conor Stechschulte, Charles Glaubitz, Mathew Klickstein, Chris Wisnia, and Robert Mailer Anderson! See the full schedule below, along with the panels and Fantagraphics Eisner nominations. And then of course, there’s our big annual Not-At-Comic-Con Sale, with 25% off just about everything on Fantagraphics.com! Scroll down for the 411 on that….

Fantagraphics at Comic-Con 2023

Fantagraphics is going to Comic-Con! We’ll be at booth 1721 with a full schedule of author signings, tons of new books (and books that aren’t even out yet!), merch, and more on July 19th-23rd. Stay tuned for the full schedule of panels + signings, but here’s our star-studded artist line-up:

Daniel Clowes “Monica” Book Tour

To celebrate the release of his long-awaited new book, Daniel Clowes is going on tour! Five years in the making, Monica marks the apex of creativity from one of the defining voices of the graphic novel boom over the past quarter-century. A new book from Clowes is always a huge event in comics and literary circles; Monica will be the biggest literary event of 2023–and you won’t want to miss these events!