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Seattle, WA: Jim Woodring (One Beautiful Spring Day) Art Show and Book Signing at Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery

Join us at Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery on Saturday, August 13th for an Art Show and Book Signing to celebrate the release of Jim Woodring's brilliant new book, One Beautiful Spring Day! About the book: Jim Woodring has been chronicling the adventures of his cartoon Everyman, Frank, for almost 30 years. These stories are a singular rarity in the comics form — both bone-chillingly physical in their depictions of Frank's travails and profoundly metaphysical at the same time. Not since George Herriman's Krazy Kat has the comics language been so exquisitely distilled into pure, revelatory aesthetic expression. Designed as a luxe...

New York NY: Liniers (Macanudo: Welcome to Elsewhere) + Françoise Mouly (The New Yorker) Book Launch at the Strand

Don't miss the book launch for the highly-anticipated collection of Liniers' comics! Liniers (Ricardo Siri) will be joined in conversation by Françoise Mouly, art editor at The New Yorker and the publisher of TOON Books, to discuss Macanudo: Welcome to Elsewhere. This event is co-presented by the Society of Illustrators at the Strand in New York--get your tickets here! About the book: Fantagraphics is proud to present Argentine cartoonist Liniers' internationally-acclaimed newspaper comic strip in a new English-language collection. In the spirit of Calvin & Hobbes, Mutts, and Krazy Kat, Liniers (Ricardo Siri) uses a shifting cast of children, talking animals,...