The Fantagraphics Warehouse is Moving!

Fantagraphics is moving to a bigger warehouse!  The good news: that means more room to house the books you love and greater shipping capabilities in the future.  The bad news: we’ll be operating at reduced capacity while we transfer stock and all orders placed between September 10th* through September 19th will not be shipped out until the week of September 20th. If you’re in a hurry to get your next read, we recommend placing an order at your favorite bookstore or comic shop!  The better news: to show our appreciation for your patience and support, we’re offering a $10 coupon…

Sneak Peek at Winter 2022 New Releases

We have no idea what the future holds, but we can guarantee you have some really amazing reads in store! We’ve got a great lineup of books coming out in 2022 and we’re offering you a sneak peek now–see the full list here! The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers: the Idiots Abroad and Other Follies by Gilbert Shelton & Paul Mavrides With the imminent release of a new animated series, Gilbert Shelton’s legendary underground comix heroes find a new crash pad at Fantagraphics. The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers are the most iconic and enduring underground comix characters ever created, having sold…

September Newsletter

Despite the present circumstances (and the fact that all of us here at Fantagraphics are all well past graduation), September always brings with it a “Back to School” feeling. We don’t have Trapper Keepers or bouquets of pencils for you, but we do have *tons* of great new books to fill your book bag! But first, the news: Forbes reviewed Simon Hanselmann’s magnum opus, Crisis Zone and wrote, “In the deluxe and beautifully designed Fantagraphics edition, Crisis Zone ends up looking like a children’s book produced in an institution for the criminally insane. … Assuming we have a future ahead of us, Crisis…

Nod Away 2 Pre-Order Deal

Love art? Love a good deal? Well here we are giving you BOTH! Order Nod Away 2 and get 20% off Nod Away 1! Offer good from 8/27/2021 to 10/7/2021. Vol. 2 moves away from the deep space transport where Vol. 1 took place and moves to earthly terrain, peeling back layers of Cotter’s world-building to reveal the bigger picture of this graphic novel series in ways that upend expectations. Aveline Moiré is a headstrong but self-destructive young French woman. When she meets and moves in with a young artist, Walter Walker, little do they know that the wheels they set in…

Beloved Cartoonist Jason Mixes Fact and Fiction in His Latest Graphic Novel GOOD NIGHT, HEM Starring Ernest Hemingway

Fantagraphics Will Publish The Three Interconnecting Short Stories This Fall SEATTLE, WA (August 26) Three interconnecting short stories starring Ernest Hemingway comprise the latest graphic novel by the beloved Norwegian cartoonist, Jason, out this fall from Fantagraphics. Mixing fact and fiction, Jason has imaginatively recreated one of America’s greatest and most controversial writers of the 20th century in the playful and thoughtful GOOD NIGHT, HEM. Paris, 1925. Our story begins when Hemingway meets Athos, the last Musketeer, who, together with several more friends of Hemingway, travel to Spain’s Pamplona for the fiesta. Festivities and complications ensue. Paris, 1944. The second…

Award-Winning Cartoonist Bastian Vivès’ THE BUTCHERY is a Poetic Exploration of a Romance Gone Awry

Out This August from Fantagraphics (August 19) This August, Fantagraphics will publish THE BUTCHERY, a poetic graphic novel by award-winning French cartoonist Bastien Vivès which explores the emotional bloodbath of a romance gone awry. A young man and woman fall for each other, and all is sweetness and light. But when their relationship crumbles, they each must endure the ensuing emotional fallout. Starting from this ostensibly simple premise, Bastien Vivès crafts an affecting narrative about the mercurial and tempestuous nature of romance and why we pursue it anyway. THE BUTCHERY is composed of the little moments that make and break…

Fantagraphics August Newsletter

Summer marches on and temps are rising everywhere—it seems like a good time to read something cool! We’ve got some amazing new books coming out this month and events both physical and virtual, so there’s plenty to stay busy with. But first, the news! Fantagraphics is the second-winning-est publisher with 4 wins at this year’s Eisner Awards! Congratulations to our talented artists and the editors and designers working behind the scenes! The New York Times reviewed Lizzy Stewart’s It’s Not What You Thought It Would Be in a round-up of graphic novels that explore the theme of loneliness, calling it “mournful, lovely” and noting that…

Simon Hanselmann’s Hilarious Eisner Award-Winning Pandemic Webcomic CRISIS ZONE To Be Published by Fantagraphics in August

The Unabridged and Uncensored Publication Includes 500 Additional Panels and Extensive “Director’s Commentary” from Hanselmann (August 4, 2021) In March 2020, as the planet began to enter lockdown, acclaimed cartoonist Simon Hanselmann decided that what the world needed most was free, easily accessible entertainment — so he set out to make the greatest webcomic ever created! The result is also certain to be one of the most acclaimed and eagerly anticipated graphic novels of 2021: CRISIS ZONE, coming from Fantagraphics this August. Set in the colorful NSFW world of the bestselling Megg, Mogg and Owl series, CRISIS ZONE was born…

Fantagraphics to Collect Legendary Underground Comix THE FABULOUS FURRY FREAK BROTHERS Ahead of Their New Animated Series

The Freak Brothers Find a New Home at Fantagraphics Ahead of The Animated Series Starring Woody Harrelson, Pete Davidson, John Goodman, and Tiffany Haddish SEATTLE, WA, (August 2, 2021) The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers are the most iconic and enduring underground comix characters ever created, having sold over 45 million comics in 16 languages. Fantagraphics is proud to announce that it is collecting all their drug-addled adventures in a new series of four volumes under the series title The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers Follies with the first volume being The Idiots Abroad and Other Follies. The Freak Brothers will also find a new…

Fantagraphics to Publish Queen of the Ring: Wrestling Drawings by Jaime Hernandez (1980–2020)

Featuring 125 Never-Before-Seen Illustrations of Pin-ups, Action Shots, and Fake Wrestling Magazine Covers SEATTLE, WA (July 29, 2021) For the past four decades, Jaime Hernandez has been creating some of the most beloved graphic novels of all time. He’s been honored as a member of the Will Eisner Hall of Fame, and he’s received the prestigious PEN Award, an L.A. Times Book Prize, and numerous Harvey, Ignatz, and Eisner Awards. But what does the lifelong Angeleno do to relax? He draws ― and, for more than forty years, he has been drawing and privately amassing a body of work that…