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

Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery 1201 S Vale St, Seattle, WA

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

Strand Books 828 Broadway, New York, NY

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,...

Los Angeles, CA: Jordan Crane (Keeping Two) Book Signing at Skylight Books Arts Annex

Skylight Books Arts Annex 1814 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Jordan Crane will be signing copies of his bestselling new book (twenty years in the making!), Keeping Two, at the Skylight Books Arts Annex--don't miss it! About the book: A young couple is stuck in traffic, reading a book aloud to each other to pass the time. The relationship is already strained, but between the encroaching road rage, and a novel that hits way too close to home, tensions are running especially high by the time they arrive back at their apartment. When one of them leaves to get takeout and a movie, each of the young lovers is individually...

Los Angeles, CA: Mathew Klickstein (See You at San Diego) Book Signing, Movie Screening, and Panel at Skylight Books Arts Annex and Los Feliz Theatre

Skylight Books Arts Annex 1814 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Hey LA, don’t miss this double feature book launch for See You At San Diego: An Oral History of Comic-Con, Fandom, and the Triumph of Geek Culture by Mathew Klickstein! On September 8th at 6:00, Mathew will be signing copies of the book at the Skylight Books Arts Annex! Then at 7:00, American Cinematheque will host a screening of Scott Pilgrim VS the World and a panel discussion with Comic-Con legends Scott Shaw, Mike Towry, Floyd Norman (virtual), Paul M. Sammon, Wendy All, Dave Clark, Jim Cornelius, Gus Krueger, Clayton Moore, Maggie Thompson (virtual), Jim Valentino (virtual) and Mathew Klickstein,...

New York, NY: Steve Brodner (Living and Dying in America: A Daily Chronicle 2020-2022) in conversation with Rick Meyerowitz at Society of Illustrators

Society of Illustrators 128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY

Don’t miss Steve Brodner in conversation with Rick Meyerowitz at the Society of Illustrators to celebrate the release of Living and Dying in America: A Daily Chronicle 2020-2022! Every day, late at night or early in the morning, from March 26, 2020 to January 1, 2022, the political cartoonist and illustrator Steve Brodner would get to work. In those midnight hours, he would review the day’s reportage, sit down at his drawing board, and memorialize a singular person or event that played a role, willingly or unwillingly, in shaping that day. Taken as a whole, Living & Dying in America is...

Bethesda, MD: Fantagraphics at Small Press Expo!

North Bethesda Marriott Hotel & Conference Center 5701 Marinelli Road, Bethesda, MD

Fantagraphics is going to SPX! Don’t miss Special Guests Megan Kelso (Who Will Make the Pancakes: Five Stories), Ho Che Anderson (Godhead 2), Tommi Parrish (Men I Trust), and Carla Berrocal (Illustrating Spain in the US), plus panels and signings with Noah Van Sciver (As a Cartoonist) and Kate Lacour (Vivisectionary)! Stop by our booth W51-55 for author signings, plenty of books (including some that aren't even out yet!), and giveaways!

New York, NY: Johnny Ryan (Barely Human) Book Signing at Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet 832 Broadway, New York, NY

Hey NYC, head to Forbidden Planet for Johnny Ryan's book signing--he'll also have original art for sale! About Barely Human: The cartoons that keep getting Johnny Ryan banned from Instagram, collected for the first time as one big ol' exquisitely gross picture book! Johnny Ryan's compulsion to flout any and all accepted standards of decency in his humor and cartoons have not only garnered him a tremendous following — Instagram has banned him multiple times with hundreds of posts scrubbed from those accounts. (He can be found, currently, at @johnnyryanjohnnyryan1). Guess what? We've got 'em! Over 500 of the grossest,...

Virtual: Love and Rockets 40th Anniversary Celebration with Gilbert, Jaime, and Mario Hernandez and Chris Estrada at the LA Public Library

Virtual

An event 40 years in the making! The Los Angeles Public Library is pleased to present Jaime, Gilbert, and Mario Hernandez aka Los Bros Hernandez in conversation with actor and comedian Chris Estrada, celebrating the 40th anniversary of Love and Rockets. In 1982 when the first issue of Love and Rockets came out,Gilbert and Jaime (occasionally working with their brother, Mario) were young, struggling, unknown cartoonists who were bucking the dominant comic book trend of costumed characters with intimate, complex, humane stories told in comics form. Now in its 40th year of publication, L&R has appeared in a variety of...

Hanover, NH: Liniers (Macanudo: Welcome to Elsewhere) Book Signing at Still North Books & Bar

Still North Books & Bar 3 Allen Street, Hanover, NH

Don't miss a book signing with Liniers (Ricardo Siri) for his new collection, Macanudo: Welcome to Elsewhere! He'll be at Still North Books & Bar on September 29th at 7:00 pm.   About the book: In the spirit of Calvin & Hobbes, Mutts, and Krazy Kat, Liniers (Ricardo Siri) uses a shifting cast of children, talking animals, imaginary monsters, sensitive robots, occasional elves, and anthropomorphized objects to perform gags, philosophize, muse on nature, and engage in surreal, artistic flights of fancy. With delicate, calligraphic pen work and understated watercolors, the comic skips lightly from style to style and subject to...

Brooklyn, NY: Jess Ruliffson (Invisible Wounds: Graphic Journalism) and Kate Schneider (Headland) at the Brooklyn Book Festival

Brooklyn Borough Hall and Vicinity 209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY

Don't miss Jess Ruliffson (Invisible Wounds: Graphic Journalism) and Kate Schneider (Headland) discussing their incredibly moving books at the Brooklyn Book Festival! Here's the schedule: October 2nd: 10:00 am: The Healing Path, Center for Brooklyn History, 128 Pierrepont Street (entrance on Clinton Street): Moving past trauma, whether physical, mental, or a bit of both, is a uniquely human challenge. And the ways down that path to healing are as unique and various as people themselves. In beautifully illustrated graphic novel works both intense and inspiring, Kate Schneider (Headland), Elizabeth Trembley (Look Again), and Emma Grove (The Third Person) show us...