Daniel Clowes presents Patience at Fantagraphics Bookstore

Daniel Clowes is among the most accomplished artists of his generation. Join us at Fantagraphics Bookstore on Saturday, March 12 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM as we celebrate the publication of Patience, perhaps his most ambitious graphic novel to date. Clowes came to prominence with his groundbreaking Eightball comic book series in the 1990s, which was characterized by biting social satire rendered with a singular graphic sensibility. Eightball also included several cinematic long form stories such as Ghost World, which was adapted to film in 2001 featuring Scarlett Johansson and Thora Birch in the lead roles. Clowes received an Academy…

What’s in Store (Wonderful Winter Edition)

Thanks to everyone who came out to the publication party for Jim Woodring ‘s sensational Frank in the 3rd Dimension on Saturday – an amazing array of luminaries from Seattle’s art, music, and comix communities. We sold out of the book at the signing, but have more copies in stock now. Come view this visionary work at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery through February 10.  

What’s in Store

  More exciting news and debuts at our Hot Off the Press book fair at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery on Saturday, August 8. The Intruder comix collective will publish the Extruder anthology, available for the first time here. Allen Gladfelter will present Casino Nation, a collection of the bankers, bureaucrats, criminals, and politicians responsible for the great recession of 2008 and the income disparity that lingers today. Original artwork from this series will be on display at adjacent All City Coffee. We’ll also have new comix, zines, and books from Noah Van Sciver, Gina Siciliano, Ryan Boudinot, Kelly Froh, Maire Masco,…

What’s in Store

 If you arrived at Fantagraphics Bookstore moments after Daniel Clowes was seated for his signing in April, you missed your chance to pick up an advance copy of The Complete Eightball. All 30 copies of the handsome slipcase volume were snatched up within minutes. We finally have them back in stock. Relive your misspent youth, or discover the appeal of these deranged comix if you were too young to fully appreciate them when first released. We still have a sizable selection of original Eightball comic books as well as collections from the series like Ghost World, Caricature, and Like a…

What’s in Store

One of the many attractions at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery is the abundance of vintage publications in stock. We recently came upon a cache of classic comix by Peter Bagge, Charles Bukowski, Daniel Clowes, Al Columbia, Robert Crumb, Joe Sacco, and other modern masters. You never know what treasures you’ll discover. Come see.    

Daniel Clowes at Meltdown Comics

May, 14 2015 – Daniel Clowes will be at making his first Los Angeles appearance in several years at Meltdown Comics on June 5th to celebrate the release of The Complete Eightball, a two-volume collection of the influential and iconic comic book series, from Fantagraphics Books. On Friday, June 5th, from 6-10 PM, Meltdown will be opening its Los Angeles doors to fans new and decades strong for a night complete with prizes, a book signing, costume contest, and an interview between Clowes and Mark Frauenfelder from Boing Boing. Entry will be free with the purchase of Eightball

Clowes & Zwigoff Host Ghost World Screening

UCB’s PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE HOSTS GHOST WORLD SCREENING AND BOOK RELEASE PARTY Join the Pacific Film Archive in celebrating the charmed works of two Bay Area originals: Filmmaker Terry Zwigoff and cartoonist and screenwriter Daniel Clowes. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive 2625 Durant Avenue #2250 • Berkeley, CA 94720 • (510) 642-1124 Clowes and Zwigoff will host a special screening of the Ghost World film, followed by a Q&A and book signing to celebrate the release of Ghost World: Special Edition. This deluxe new edition of the bestselling graphic novel expands…

Daniel Clowes Does Seattle August 29!

BEHIND THE EIGHTBALL – DANIEL CLOWES AT FANATGRAPHICS BOOKSTORE & GALLERY IN SEATTLE ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 29! Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery proudly presents the return of Daniel Clowes on August 29. His appearance marks the premiere of Ghost World: Special Edition. The second in a series of deluxe publications from Fantagraphics Books, this edition of the phenomenal graphic novel includes special features available for the first time. Ghost World first appeared in Clowes’ award-winning Eightball comic book series, and the 2001 feature film, directed by Terry Zwigoff, earned the pair an Academy Award™ nomination for Best Screenplay adaptation. This critically…

Zak Sally, David B. and Daniel Clowes in Seattle this August!

AUGUST GETS HOT AT FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKSTORE & GALLERY WITH ZAK SALLY, DAVID B., AND DANIEL CLOWES! Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery welcomes three compelling cartoonists in August with appearances by artist/musician Zak Sally on August 2, French cartoonist David B. on August 15, and the incomparable Daniel Clowes on August 29. These talented artists further enhance the growing perception of Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery as one of our region’s most colorful and diverse cultural assets. Zak Sally, a notorious Minneapolis-based musician and cartoonist will perform music and sign books on Saturday, August 2 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM. A veteran of…