RE/Read: Buddy Buys a Dump by Peter Bagge

RE/Read is an occasional column by Fantagraphics Bookstore curator Larry Reid examining backlist titles you may have missed or are worth another look. This time we’ll revisit Peter Bagge’s classic collection Buddy Buys a Dump. Peter Bagge’s masterful Hate comic book serial concludes with Buddy Buys a Dump. The misadventures of Buddy Bradley and his crew of lovable losers reflected the experiences of a generation of counterculture mavens: from miscreant misfits to semi-respectable members of modern society. The final installment collects the seven issues of Hate Annual, ending with a new chapter that finds our anti-hero confronting a situation familiar…

Announcing the Disney Masters Series

Fantagraphics is proud to announce the launch of a new series, Disney Masters, which highlights acclaimed artists from around the world working in the grand Walt Disney tradition. Many of these stories are new to American readers and appear here for the first time in English. New artwork, new adventures, and new laughs! Featured creators will include: Romano Scarpa, one of the most famous Italian creators of Disney comics, builds on the rich Disney tradition of comedy and drama. Disney Masters Vol. 1 Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse: The Delta Dimension $29.99 – Hardcover – 208 pages – Full Color – 7.5″  x 10.25″ –…

Fantagraphics Spring Fever Sale! March 26th – 30th!

Let Fantagraphics help you rejuvenate your bookshelf and stock up on summer reading with 35% off select titles on Fantagraphics.com! We’re opening up our warehouse and putting a variety of genre-spanning, old and new titles on sale starting Monday, March 26th and running through Friday, March 30th. Start making your shopping list now at www.fantagraphics.com/spring-fever 20/20 members can use their discount on top of the 35%. All titles subject to availability.

What’s in Store: Comix, Music and Misfit Lit

    Plan to spend your next couple Saturday evenings at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery as we present some of the most compelling artists on the planet. This Saturday, March 3 at 7:00 PM, join us in welcoming Jaime Hernandez back to the bookstore for an informal reception and book signing following his appearance at Emerald City Comicon. Enjoy complimentary refreshments and casual conversation with one of the pioneers of alternative comix.    On Saturday, March 10 at 6:00 PM we host bestselling author Jonathan Evison reading from the 10th anniversary edition of his debut novel, All About Lulu (available for…

Fantagraphics at ECCC 2018!

Fantagraphics goes to… March 1st-4th – Seattle, WA – Washington State Convention Center Hey Pacific Northwesterners (and out-of-towners)! If you’re planning on being at Emerald City this year, stop by the Fantagraphics table, Booth 210 and say hello. For general info on the weekend’s events, check out their website here. We’ll be there all day every day, but stop by from 2pm–3pm Friday through Sunday to catch Special Guest Jaime Hernandez signing Love and Rockets and Saturday 1–5pm for some of our favorite local cartoonists signing their books, see times below: Signing at Fantagraphics Booth #210 Saturday, March 3rd 1 pm–2 pm: D.W. (Mountebank)…

What’s in Store: A Sensational Spring at Fantagraphics Bookstore

Make plans to attend the many engaging events at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery in the coming weeks and months. On Saturday, March 3 at 7:00 PM we welcome back Jamie Hernandez, one of the masters of contemporary comix. Join us for a casual reception and book signing following the Emerald City Comicon.     A week later on Saturday, Mach 10, 6:00 to 9:00 PM Jonathan Evison reads from the 10th anniversary edition of his debut novel All About Lulu, winner of the Washington Sate Book Award in 2008. He has since gone on to a stellar career of bestselling…

Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Ann Telnaes at Fantagraphics Bookstore

  Join us at Fantagraphics Bookstore for a book signing and slide talk by Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post political cartoonist Ann Telnaes on Saturday, February 17 at 7:00 PM. Telnaes will present her new adult alphabet book Trump’s ABC. An exhibition of original artwork from the book will be on view from February 10 through March 8, 2018. In 2001, Swedish-born Ann Telnaes became the first female cartoonist to win the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning. In winning the Ruben Award in 2017, she became the only woman to receive both prestigious honors. Her work is published in the Washington…

Re/Read: Last Girl Standing by Trina Robbins

   Re/Read is an occasional column by Fantagraphics Bookstore curator Larry Reid examining books you may have missed or are worth another look. In the wake of the second annual woman’s march, we’ll focus this time on Last Girl Standing and other works by Trina Robbins. Last Girl Standing is a fascinating first person account of Robbins’ early years as a counterculture maven in the Hollywood folk rock scene, to her arrival in New York’s East Village as a fashion designer, boutique owner, and model, before becoming an influential member of the underground comix scene. The story chronicles her involvement with…

The End of The F***ing World – Reprinted!

Charles Forsman’s The End of the F***king World goes back to press in the wake of Netflix’s wildly  popular live-action series adaptation. Before The End of the F***ing World was a genre-bending, international smash hit on Netflix and Channel 4, it was the 2013 critically-acclaimed graphic novel by Charles Forsman, published (without the asterisks) by Fantagraphics Books! Re-released this past fall in a new hardcover edition, the book flew off the shelves within 24 hoursof the hit series’ debut on Netflix last Friday (the YouTube trailer, which debuted the day before the series, has been viewed almost six million times as of this writing). As a result,…

What’s in Store: NOW: The New Comics Anthology

   Join us at Fantagraphics Bookstore on Saturday, January 13 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM as we present an exhibition of pages from Now: The New Comics Anthology. The event features work from emerging and established contributing artists and a talk by Fantagraphics Books associate publisher Eric Reynolds. Currently in its second issue, Now showcases an impressive array of national and international artists, cartoonists, musicians and filmmakers including Conxita Herrero (Spain), Tommi Musturi (Finland), Nick Thorburn (Canada), Dash Shaw, Gabrielle Bell, Sammy Harkham, Eleanor Davis, Sammy Harkham, Christian Rex Van Minnen, Noah van Sciver, Andrice Arp, and Joseph Remnant, among…