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Virtual: Jim Woodring (One Beautiful Spring Day) in conversation with Gary Groth at Powell’s Books

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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. One Beautiful Spring Day combines three previously published volumes — Congress of the Animals, where Frank embarked upon a life-changing voyage of discovery; Fran, where he learned, then forgot, that things are not always what they seem; and...

Virtual: Mikael Ross (Golden Boy: Beethoven’s Youth) in conversation with Nika Knight and Eric Reynolds

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Join Goethe Pop Up Seattle, Elliott Bay Book Company, and Fantagraphics for a virtual book talk in celebration of the launch of the English edition of Golden Boy: Beethoven's Youth. Comic artist & author Mikael Ross will discuss the book and his process with translator Nika Knight. Fantagraphics' own Eric Reynolds will moderate the talk. The book talk will take place online on Saturday, June 11th at 11:00 AM PT. Please register to receive Zoom access info. Want a copy of the book? Order now from Elliott Bay Book Company!   About the book: Ludwig van Beethoven created music that moves and inspires us...

Virtual: Benjamin Marra, David Birke, and Nicholas McCarthy (Disciples) Virtual Book Launch at Skylight Books

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*Please note: This event will take place live on Crowdcast. RSVP here to join the livestream or watch the replay. Preorders will include an exclusive bookplate signed by Benjamin Marra, David Birke and Nicholas McCarthy while supplies last! Order yours here! About the book: Marin County, 1978. In this graphic novel, teens Clara and Wendy get high one night alone at home. Before the night ends, they've disappeared — until five months later, when Clara is found, disheveled, but alive, in Death Valley National Park. From Clara's mysterious reappearance in Death Valley, Disciples cuts to the present day, where stories of "The California Cult" and...