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Gilbert Hernandez with Marlon James at Strand Bookstore: Hypnotwist Virtual Book Launch

Strand Books 828 Broadway, New York

Join Gilbert Hernandez as he presents his newest book Hypnotwist / Scarlet by Starlight. Joining Gilbert in conversation is award winning author Marlon James. This event is presented by The Strand and will be held on Crowdcast. This is a ticketed event. Please purchase a ticket HERE. In the Eisner Award-winning wordless comic (silent movie?) "Hypnotwist," Hernandez's B-movie star Fritz plays a character who doesn't seem to be going anywhere, until she puts on a pair of glittery pumps. Her wanderings become increasingly surreal as she confronts motherhood, alcoholism, a sinister smiley face, cruelty, and her worst fate: "Killer" cameos! Includes...

Shira Spector with Fiona Smyth: Red Rock Baby Candy Virtual Book Launch

The Beguiling Books & Art 601 Markham St, Toronto

Join cartoonists Shira Spector and Fiona Smyth for a virtual book launch celebration of Shira's debut graphic memoir, Red Rock Baby Candy! Streaming via Instagram Live at instagram.com/thebeguiling/ Set in a kaleidoscope of Montreal and Toronto, Red Rock Baby Candy paints a vivid portrait of the most eventful 10 years of her life, encompassing her tenacious struggle to get pregnant, the emotional turmoil of her father's cancer diagnosis and eventual death, and her recollections of past relationships with her parents and her partner. Order Red Rock Baby Candy from The Beguiling, and receive a free signed bookplate with your copy! ow.ly/BdsS50DREgW

Mannie Murphy with Stephen R. Bissette: I Never Promised You A Rose Garden Virtual Book Launch

Floating World Comics 400 NW Couch St, Portland

Portland artist Mannie Murphy celebrates the release of their new graphic memoir/history, I Never Promised You A Rose Garden. Mannie is joined in conversation by special guest Stephen R. Bissette (Swamp Thing, Tyrant, Taboo) to discuss the new book. Told in the style of an illustrated diary, I Never Promised You A Rose Garden begins as an affectionate reminiscence of the author's 1990s teenage infatuation with the late actor River Phoenix but morphs into a remarkable, sprawling account of the city of Portland and state of Oregon's dark history of white nationalism. Order your copy from host shop Floating World...

Shira Spector with Phoebe Gloeckner: Red Rock Baby Candy Virtual Book Launch

Green Apple Books 1231 9th Ave, San Francisco

Join us on Friday, March 26 at 6pm PT when Shira Spector is joined by Phoebe Gloeckner to discuss Shira's debut graphic memoir, Red Rock Baby Candy! RSVP and order your copy from Green Apple Books to receive a free signed bookplate: ow.ly/Cgza50DPfuP Shira Spector literally paints a vivid portrait of the most eventful 10 years of her life, encompassing her tenacious struggle to get pregnant, the emotional turmoil of her father’s cancer diagnosis and eventual death, and her recollections of past relationships with her parents and her partner. Set in a kaleidoscope of Montreal and Toronto, Red Rock Baby...

Shira Spector with Whit Taylor: Red Rock Baby Candy Virtual Book Launch

Bluestockings 172 Allen Street, New York

Join cartoonists Shira Spector and Whit Taylor for a virtual book launch celebration of Shira's debut graphic memoir, Red Rock Baby Candy! Get your ticket from Bluestockings via WithFriends: ow.ly/w3bl50DGYLC Set in a kaleidoscope of Montreal and Toronto, Red Rock Baby Candy paints a vivid portrait of the most eventful 10 years of her life, encompassing her tenacious struggle to get pregnant, the emotional turmoil of her father's cancer diagnosis and eventual death, and her recollections of past relationships with her parents and her partner. Order Red Rock Baby Candy from Bluestockings, and receive a free signed bookplate with your copy!...

Simon Hanselmann with Nathan Cowdry: MOCCA Comic and Cartoon Art Week

Join alternative cartoonists Simon Hanselmann (Crisis Zone) andNathan Cowdry (Crash Site) for a friendly chat about their respective bodies of work. Their comics share many common themes: anthropomorphised animals, violence done to and by undergarments, drug-fueled escapades, and the value of loyalty, friendship and lust… er, love! We meant love! Organized by Fantagraphics and hosted by Simon Hanselmann and Nathan Cowdry, this installment of Art Out Loud Online will occur live on the Society of Illustrators instagram, @soi128.

John Cuneo and Joe Ciardiello: MOCCA Comic and Cartoon Art Week

In celebration of his upcoming book of collected drawings, Coping Skills, cartoonist John Cuneo (known for his New Yorker covers, illustrations, and a prodigious output of NSFW drawings) gives us a glimpse into his unique creative process with a virtual live drawing session. He’s joined in conversation by the equally talented and acclaimed illustrator Joe Ciardiello. Register here.

Mikael Ross and José Alaniz: The Thud Virtual Artist Talk

Join Mikael Ross, the author of our April book club title, for a discussion with Professor José Alaniz about his work and his process behind the graphic novel THE THUD. This event will be held over Zoom; register for free tickets at bit.ly/Eventbrite_ArtistTalkMikaelRoss The Goethe Institut Book Klub pick for April is Mikael Ross’ The Thud, a newly released graphic novel from Seattle-based publisher Fantagraphics. The Thud offers a unique and empathetic perspective into the life of a boy with developmental disabilities, and we are excited to welcome Ross on April 17 for a conversation about his work with University of...

Lee Lai & Eli Bechelany-Lynch: Stone Fruit Book Launch

Join us to celebrate the release of Lee Lai's debut original graphic novel, Stone Fruit. Lee is joined in conversation by poet Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch. RSVP here. Find the book here: https://bit.ly/39pON6B More info on our webstore here: http://mtl.drawnandquarterly.com/posts/webstore-faq By purchasing your book at Librairie Drawn & Quarterly you help support events like this one, independent publishing and retailing, our neighborhood, and authors both local and from around the world who depend on independent bookstores for their livelihood. Your support is appreciated. /////////////////////////////////////// STONE FRUIT Bron and Ray are a queer couple who enjoy their role as the fun weirdo...