Fantagraphics at San Diego Comic-Con 2019!

Comic-con is turning 50! That’s right, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of this behemoth of a show, and Fantagraphics will be right in the middle of the action. We’ve got special guests and debuts galore, so be sure to stop by Booth #1721 to see what’s happening! 2019 Special Guests: Ulli Lust – How I Tried to Be a Good Person All the way from Berlin, we’re thrilled to have the immensely talented Ulli Lust (Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life) joining us to celebrate the release of her brand new memoir, How I Tried…

Fantagraphics at ALA Annual 2019!

We love our libraries! And this month we’re doing it up at ALA Annual in Washington DC. If you’re going to be there, come visit us at Booth #1320 for signings, raffles, ARCs, and special giveaways. Intrigued? Read on for all the deets! Signing Schedule: Jaime Hernandez Signing Tonta — Saturday, June 22nd 3-4pm Ezra Claytan Daniels Signing BTTM FDRS — Sunday, June 23rd 10–11am Gina Siciliano Signing I Know What I Am — Sunday, June 23rd 2–3pm Events Schedule: Saturday, June 22nd 8–10am: GNCRT Comics Breakfast with Ezra Claytan Daniels, Marriott North BallroomCome meet Ezra Clayton Daniels (BTTM FDRS)…

School’s Out Sale! 25% Off All-ages Books!

Summer Reading’s almost here, do you know where your kids’ books are? Well fear not, because this week Fantagraphics is knocking 25% off dozens of our bestselling all-ages comics to help you keep those kiddos occupied! So get ready to stock up on Summer Reading for the youngsters (or the young-at-heart) in your life during the Fantagraphics School’s Out Sale! Sale includes a wide variety of our classic Disney comics! Adventure with Mickey Mouse, return to the enchanted world of Snow White, discover the work of Disney Masters from around the world, or collect fan favorites Carl Barks and Don…

What’s in Store: Georgetown Carnival Arts Festival feat. Peter Bagge

Join us at Fantagraphics Bookstore this Saturday, June 8 as we celebrate the Book of Weirdo with Peter Bagge, one time editor of R. Crumb’s influential comix anthology. We’ll display original art and ephemera from the groundbreaking periodical. Bagge will be present to sign copies of this and other recent publications from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. This event coincides with the colorful Georgetown Carnival arts festival featuring interactive art, Harzardfactory’s Power Tool Drag Races, acrobats, games, food, beer, and music, including Northwest garage legends Girl Trouble. Free family fun from noon to 10:00 PM. Exhibition remains on view through July…

Fantagraphics goes to CAKE 2019!

Look out Chicago, we’re headed your way! This year’s Chicago Alternative Comics Expo is June 1st & 2nd 11-6pm at the Center on Halsted. We’ll be at Table #317, come and get a slice! Center on Halsted3656 N Halsted Ave Chicago, IL Excited to be debuting Kramers Ergot 10 at this year’s show. This latest preeminent art comics anthology includes work from R. Crumb, Dash Shaw, C.F., Johnny Ryan, John Pham, Ron Regé Jr., Simon Hanselmann, Anna Haifisch, Ivan Brunetti, Steve Weissman, Aisha Franz, , Kim Deitch, and many others including series editor Sammy Harkham, all packaged under stunning cover…

What’s in Store: Lowbrow Art and the Birth of Olympia’s Pop Underground

Please join us at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery on Saturday, May 11 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM for the opening of an exhibition of paintings and prints by Augie Pagan. His colorful work responds to comics and pop culture imagery. Pagan, who lives above the bookstore, has contributed to our Jack Davis and Vaughn Bode tribute shows. We’re pleased to present this recent body of work, which remains on view through June 5. This event coincides with the lively Georgetown Art Attack featuring contemporary visual and performing arts presentations through the historic neighborhood. On Friday, May 17 from 7:00 to…

BTTM FDRS on Tour!

Dream team comics creators Ezra Claytan Daniels (Upgrade Soul) and Ben Passmore (DAYGLOAYHOLE, Your Black Friend) are hitting the road to promote their latest creation, BTTM FDRS. This original graphic novel blends humor, horror, satire, and science fiction in an afrofuturist tour-de-force. Signing events on this tour will have a limited number of exclusive pre-publication advance copies of the book available for sale. If you’re within striking distance of one of these cities, don’t pass it up! MAY/JUNE 2019 TOUR DATES: May 11/12 – Toronto – TCAF 2019  Book Debut! May 13 – Boston – More Than Words Warehouse Bookstore…

Fantagraphics goes to TCAF 2019!

It’s that time again, when we pay a visit to our neighbors to the north for this year’s Toronto Comic Arts Festival! So very excited for this year’s show, which includes several very exciting special guests, promising panels, and mouth-watering debut books! It’s all happening at Booth #150 on the first floor! Read on for details! THE BASICS: The Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2019 — Free to Attend!Main Exhibition: Saturday May 11 and Sunday May 12Primary Venue: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto Festival Website Big news! In an attempt to streamline our sale process at the show, we…

What’s in Store: Record Store Day & Independent Bookstore Day

Record Store Day is Saturday, April 13. Georgetown Records will be recording and lathe-cutting vinyl records on site! We’ll have a guitar on hand, so time permitting, you can make your own record and take it with you. Visiting artist Leela Corman has kindly consented to grace us with a song. Plus complimentary beverages, Charles Glaubitz exhibition and signing, Starseeds hot sauce tasting, and the Georgetown Art Attack! This Saturday, 6:00 to 9:00 PM. Free! Celebrate brick and mortar booksellers on Seattle Independent Bookstore Day, Saturday, April 27. Fantagraphics Bookstore will be open from 11:00 to 8:00 PM and from 1:00…

Fantagraphics at MOCCA Arts Festival 2019!

Come one, come all to the Society of Illustrators annual MOCCA Arts Festival, Fantagraphics Table D151! But, before you even get to the show, plan to spend the evening of Friday the 5th with us at Desert Island Comics in Brooklyn for an International Cartoonist Spotlight event featuring MOCCA Special Guests Florent Ruppert (France) and Aisha Franz (Germany)! Now, on to our very exciting roster of artists who will be signing at our table over the course of the weekend! Saturday, April 6th: 12pm-1pm: Kim Deitch & Joe Ciardiello 1pm-2pm: Charles Glaubitz & Gary Panter  2pm-3pm: Julian Glander & M….