Gilbert Hernandez T-Shirt Fundraiser for BINC

Snag this sweet new Love and Rockets Tee to support indie bookstores and comic shops! Hey folks! After querying the Instagram hive mind, we’ve created a brand new Fantagraphics shirt, featuring art by the one and only Gilbert Hernandez, pulled straight from the pages of Love and Rockets Vol. IV #8! Even better, we’re turning it into a fundraiser for BINC (that’s the The Book Industry Charitable Foundation, FYI) who are working tirelessly to support independent bookstores and comic shops nationwide through these unstable times. 30% of each purchase (which is the net profit after fees and taxes) will go to BINC to…

Fantagraphics To Publish Exciting Debut: Stone Fruit by Lee Lai

MARCH 23, 2020—SEATTLE, WA—Fantagraphics is excited to announce the 2021 publication of Stone Fruit by debut cartoonist Lee Lai . Lee Lai is one of the most exciting new voices to break into the comics medium. At the age of 27, Lai has created one of the most sophisticated graphic novel debuts in recent memory. Stone  Fruit is an ode to the love and connection shared between sisters. Bron and Ray are a queer couple who enjoy their role as the fun weirdo aunties for Ray’s niece Nessie. Their bi-weekly playdates are little oases of wildness, joy, and ease in daily…

Discount Digital Comics for Dark Times

Hey folks! As I’m sure you don’t need another person or corporate entity to tell you, we’re living through some strange times right now. Staying inside is the order of the day for the foreseeable future, and that has far-reaching ramifications for a lot of people and places we care about. We’ll take this opportunity to remind you to reach out to your local comic shops and bookstores to see how you can support them, donate if you can, and support artists directly whenever possible! As part of our continuing initiative to limit contagion, we’re encouraging everyone to adopt our…

Stay Home, Read Comics! Free USPS Media Mail Shipping

In the light of the recent quasi-apocalyptic happenings, we’re encouraging folks to stay home and read comics by offering free USPS Media Mail rate shipping for just about everything at Fantagraphics.com! Just use code STAYHOME at checkout! Stock up on reading material for the uncertain days to come! Need some suggestions to get you started? No worries, we’ve been stuck at home and just bored enough to put together this excessive reading list. Whether you’re looking for some escapist fluff, a bottomless ongoing series, or something truly dystopian to wallow in, we’ve got you covered! Escapist “Take Your Mind Off…

What’s in Store: Magnificent Miniature Paintings by Guy Colwell

Legendary Bay Area cartoonist Guy Colwell was a pivotal figure in the transition from the era of underground comix to contemporary alternative comix. His gritty portrayal of urban culture in Inner City Romance was groundbreaking. He is also one of the few cartoonists of that period to gain recognition in the realm of fine art. The 30 exquisite miniature paintings in this exhibition represent a triumph of technique and content. Meet this amazing artist at a festive reception and book signing on Saturday, March 14 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Fantagraphics Bookstore. This event coincides with the colorful Georgetown…

The Fantabucks Sale 2020!

Hey folks! Before we get into the details of this year’s sale, we want to take a minute to acknowledge that this is a really weird, hard time in which many of us are looking at an uncertain financial future and we all need to prioritize the important things in life. For us here at Fantagraphics HQ, one of the most important things we feel we can do is to keep connecting comics readers with our artists by printing and publishing their beautiful, important books. To that end, we’re asking that, if you have the financial wherewithal, you help us out with a small injection of…

Fantagraphics Rocks Out with Tenacious D’s Post-Apocalypto Graphic Novel

SEATTLE, WASH., FEBRUARY 10, 2020 — The last two years marked a very memorableperiod for Tenacious D, releasing Tenacious D in Post-Apocalypto (the YouTube film) and Post-Apocalypto (the album), not to mention playing some of the biggest shows of the duo’s 20+ year career. Carrying that momentum into the new decade, the Greatest Band in the World™ — comprised of comedians-musicians-actors Jack Black and Kyle Gass — are thrilled to partner with Fantagraphics to introduce the newest piece to its creative universe: Post-Apocalypto, the graphic novel, due to release September 2020. Hand-drawn entirely by Black, and co-written by Black and Gass, Post-Apocalypto, the graphic novel, is…

Best of 2019 Lists!

Sure, we all know that “Best of the Year” lists can be a little goofy but, that said, we’re not going to turn down any of richly-deserved accolades that the media chooses to heap upon our amazing cartoonists! So here they are, collected into one convenient place, the 2019 list of the lists — check ’em out! BTTM FDRS by Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore NPR‘s Book Concierge: Best Books of 2019 The Washington Post: Best Graphic Novels of 2019 Chicago Public Library: Best Books of 2019 New York Public Library Best Books for Adults Hyperallergic: Top 25 Books…

Fantagraphics December Daily Deals!

Final sale day! Heading into this final stretch of holiday shopping, Fantagraphics is giving you one more chance to save on some of our most gift-able books! Starting Thursday, December 5th and running through the 12th, we’ll offer a deep discount and free domestic shipping on a new book each day, for one day only! So follow along on social media, or check back here to see what daily discounts have been unlocked! Happy shopping! Thursday, December 12th: Original Art: Daniel Clowes [Special Signed Edition] We’ve saved the best for last! Preorder Original Art: Daniel Clowes [Special Signed Edition] today, and we will…

Fantagraphics 2019 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales!

Two great sales that taste great together!  Hello Fanta-fanatics! This holiday season we’re giving you TWO chances to save, by offering distinct deals on both Friday, November 29th and Monday December 2nd! Knock out all your gift shopping in one weekend! Read on for all the details! Black Friday Sale: November 29th For Black Friday, we’re offering 30% off and free domestic shipping (with no minimum order requirement) on all titles included in our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide. This year’s guide has a little something for everyone, including classic Disney Box Sets, contemporary all-ages picture books, fresh Love and Rockets, a new Drew Friedman…