Fantagraphics at CAB 2019!

This year’s Comic Arts Brooklyn is just around the corner, and hoo boy are we excited! We’re gonna be all hopped up on leftover Halloween candy and ready to take Brooklyn by storm. Hope you all are excited too, because there are going to be some truly excellent cartoonists in attendance, unmissable conversations happening, plus a few brand new books for fall! So read on, and we’ll see you there, at table K3! The Basics: Comic Arts Brooklyn 2019  Saturday, November 2nd 11AM – 7PM Pratt Activities Resource Center 200 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205 CAB Featured Guests: Charles Burns,…

Original Art: Daniel Clowes | Fantagraphics Studio Edition, Delayed

Fantagraphics is committed to maintaining the highest possible production and printing standards on all of our books, and as a result, they can sometimes take longer than we anticipate. Original Art: Daniel Clowes the Fantagraphics Studio Edition will now ship in February 2020. We assure you it will be worth the wait. For questions about how this might affect your pre-order, please contact our customer service department at fbicomix@fantagraphics.com.

Garth Stein and Matthew Southworth Bring The Cloven to Fantagraphics

SEATTLE, WASH., OCTOBER 8, 2019—Fantagraphics is thrilled to announce the acquisition of worldwide rights to the three-book graphic novel series The Cloven by author Garth Stein and artist Matthew Southworth. The Cloven: Book One is set to release in July 2020 and debut at San Diego Comic-Con International. Garth Stein is a #1 New York Times-bestselling author, filmmaker and playwright based in Seattle. His book The Art of Racing in the Rain has sold over six million copies worldwide, and was released as a major motion picture in 2019 to wide acclaim. Matthew Southworth is a Seattle-based comic artist and…

Fantagraphics Halloween Costume Contest!

Casting about for Halloween costume ideas? Allow us to help you get motivated with some friendly competition! Dress as your favorite character from a Fantagraphics book (or something else clever and comics-centric), post a pic with the hashtag #FantaCostumeContest, and you’ll be entered to win a ghoulish goodie-bag of books and merch! We’ll repost the best entries, and choose 3 winners after Halloween.  Might we suggest… Can’t wait to see what you spooky kooks come up with! 

Fantagraphics at CXC 2019!

Very excited to be headed out to another installation of the Cartoonist Crossroads Columbus festival in lovely Columbus, Ohio! This should be a good one folks; we’ve got amazing special guests, fresh fall debuts, and excellent programming. Read on for all the deets. Hope to see you there! ______________________________________________________________________________ CARTOON CROSSROADS COLUMBUS September 28th-29th | Columbus Metropolitan Library 96 S. Grant Ave. Columbus, OH 43215 Fantagraphics Tables #76-77 ______________________________________________________________________________ Special Guests: Jaime Hernandez: Jaime Hernandez needs no introduction.. but here goes anyways: co-creator of the internationally-lauded comics series Love and Rockets, Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Famer, and (let’s…

Fantagraphics at SPX 2019!

SPX is turning 25, which means it can finally rent a car at a reasonable price! And Fantagraphics is going to fill that hypothetical rental car full to the brim with amazing guests, debut books, and thrilling programming—and then bring it back to the rental lot 30 minutes early with a full tank. Because we’re responsible that way. So buckle up, and check out what we’ve got planned for this very special SPX quarter-of-a-century celebration! Small Press Expo 2019 Saturday September 14th 11am-7pm // Sunday, September 15th 12pm-6pm Marriott Bethesda North Hotel & Conference Center 5701 Marinelli Road. North Bethesda,…

What’s In Store: Simon Hanselmann and More!

Join us at Fantagraphics Bookstore this Saturday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM as Simon Hanselmann appears to sign copies of his latest graphic novel, Bad Gateway.   Join us at Fantagraphics Bookstore this Saturday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM as Simon Hanselmann appears to sign copies of his latest graphic novel, Bad Gateway.  This informal reception takes place on the eve of the closing of Simon’s spectacular exhibition of the same name at Bellevue Art Museum and serves of a celebration of that accomplishment. The signing coincides with the monthly Georgetown Art Attack featuring an impressive array of local, national,…

Simon Hanselmann // Bad Gateway Tour 2019

Bad Gateway takes the West Coast! August 1st–10th, New York Times bestselling cartoonist Simon Hanselmann will be on tour promoting the latest and greatest in his internationally-acclaimed series. In Bad Gateway, Hanselmann’s signature brand of black humor reaches new depths in this latest installment in the ongoing, drug-addled adventures of Megg, Mogg and Werewolf Jones. With Owl out of the picture, their raucous antics and unsustainable party lifestyle has begun to take a grim psychological toll. As things slide further and further out of control, Megg turns to her past to uncover the roots of her self-destructive habits. Catch Simon…

Ulli Lust on Tour July 2019!

Fans of autobio comics, Euro-comics, and general cartooning excellent rejoice! We are extremely thrilled to have the talented, LA Times Book Prize-winning artist Ulli Lust joining us here on the best coast this month to promote the release of her stunning new graphic memoir, How I Tried to Be a Good Person. The book is a story of sexual exploration, violence, and self-liberation, told with an honesty few cartoonists are capable of. This powerfully vulnerable graphic memoir picks up directly where its predecessor, Today Is The Last Day Of The Rest Of Your Life, left off, following Lust’s life as a young, enthusiastic…

What’s in Store: Hot Off The Press Book Fair feat. Ulli Lust and Zak Sally

The 5th annual HOT OFF THE PRESS BOOK FAIR at Fantagraphics Bookstore features a stellar line-up of local, national, and international artists including Berlin graphic novelist Ulli Lust, Minneapolis musician and cartoonist Zak Sally, Atlanta’s Joshua Ray Stephens, Peter Hoey of Coin-Op Books, Kelly Froh and co. of Short Run Micropress, Marc Palm, Cold Cube, Max Clotfelter, David Lasky, Hair Flip Comix, Megan Kelso, Woody, Tatiana Gil, Jae Bearhat, Rory Frances, D. W., Fogland Studios, Jason T. Miles, Brandon Lehmann, Patrick Moriarity, Reed Olsen, Tom Van Deusen, and many more.  Festivities run from 5:00 to 9:00 PM on Saturday, July…