“Rocky” by Martin Kellerman – #340

{mosimage} Fritz The Cat meets Jane Austen!?! This mostly autobiographical daily strip details the rudely hilarious travails of a young cartoonist and his layabout pals and neurotic girlfriends. Basically, it’s the pottymouthed animal-headed Seinfeld-esque comic strip we’ve all come to love. A smash hit in its native Sweden, presented in English for the first time. Join us Monday through Friday for a new daily strip, with a rolling archive of a week’s worth of strips. “It’s being acclaimed as the funniest Swedish comic of our time, but it’s more than that. Rocky is the long awaited generation novel that no…

“Rocky” by Martin Kellerman – #338

{mosimage} Fritz The Cat meets Jane Austen!?! This mostly autobiographical daily strip details the rudely hilarious travails of a young cartoonist and his layabout pals and neurotic girlfriends. Basically, it’s the pottymouthed animal-headed Seinfeld-esque comic strip we’ve all come to love. A smash hit in its native Sweden, presented in English for the first time. Join us Monday through Friday for a new daily strip, with a rolling archive of a week’s worth of strips. “It’s being acclaimed as the funniest Swedish comic of our time, but it’s more than that. Rocky is the long awaited generation novel that no…

“Rocky” by Martin Kellerman – #337

{mosimage} Fritz The Cat meets Jane Austen!?! This mostly autobiographical daily strip details the rudely hilarious travails of a young cartoonist and his layabout pals and neurotic girlfriends. Basically, it’s the pottymouthed animal-headed Seinfeld-esque comic strip we’ve all come to love. A smash hit in its native Sweden, presented in English for the first time. Join us Monday through Friday for a new daily strip, with a rolling archive of a week’s worth of strips. “It’s being acclaimed as the funniest Swedish comic of our time, but it’s more than that. Rocky is the long awaited generation novel that no…

“Rocky” by Martin Kellerman – #335

{mosimage} Fritz The Cat meets Jane Austen!?! This mostly autobiographical daily strip details the rudely hilarious travails of a young cartoonist and his layabout pals and neurotic girlfriends. Basically, it’s the pottymouthed animal-headed Seinfeld-esque comic strip we’ve all come to love. A smash hit in its native Sweden, presented in English for the first time. Join us Monday through Friday for a new daily strip, with a rolling archive of a week’s worth of strips. “It’s being acclaimed as the funniest Swedish comic of our time, but it’s more than that. Rocky is the long awaited generation novel that no…

“Rocky” by Martin Kellerman – #334

{mosimage} Fritz The Cat meets Jane Austen!?! This mostly autobiographical daily strip details the rudely hilarious travails of a young cartoonist and his layabout pals and neurotic girlfriends. Basically, it’s the pottymouthed animal-headed Seinfeld-esque comic strip we’ve all come to love. A smash hit in its native Sweden, presented in English for the first time. Join us Monday through Friday for a new daily strip, with a rolling archive of a week’s worth of strips. “It’s being acclaimed as the funniest Swedish comic of our time, but it’s more than that. Rocky is the long awaited generation novel that no…

“Rocky” by Martin Kellerman – #333

{mosimage} Fritz The Cat meets Jane Austen!?! This mostly autobiographical daily strip details the rudely hilarious travails of a young cartoonist and his layabout pals and neurotic girlfriends. Basically, it’s the pottymouthed animal-headed Seinfeld-esque comic strip we’ve all come to love. A smash hit in its native Sweden, presented in English for the first time. Join us Monday through Friday for a new daily strip, with a rolling archive of a week’s worth of strips. “It’s being acclaimed as the funniest Swedish comic of our time, but it’s more than that. Rocky is the long awaited generation novel that no…

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…

Ignatz Series Summer 2008 – Exclusive Preview

Our “Ignatz” Line of Deluxe, Oversized Comics Continues This Summer The next five eagerly-awaited installments in our Ignatz Series are due in late summer 2008! Look for Delphine #3 and Grotesque #2 in late July; Baobab #3 will be joined by Interiorae #3 and Sammy the Mouse #2 in mid-August. See below for preview download links! {product_snapshot:id=1480,true,true,true,left} {product_snapshot:id=1479,true,true,true,left} {product_snapshot:id=1481,true,true,true,left} Baobab #3: download a 4-page PDF excerpt taken from our I.G.N.A.T.Z. Free Comic Book Day sampler (410 KB). Delphine #3: download an exclusive 4-page PDF excerpt (4 MB). Grotesque #2: download a 5-page PDF excerpt taken from our I.G.N.A.T.Z. Free Comic…

Bottomless Belly Button – Animated Trailer

We are pleased to present this animated video trailer created by artist Dash Shaw for his graphic novel Bottomless Belly Button. Watch the streaming video below; you can also download the original, higher-res Quicktime file (68.5 MB). (Note that the video is silent, so there is no need to adjust your audio settings.) Featured/Related Books (click covers for complete product details) {product_snapshot:id=1457,true,false,true,left} {product_snapshot:id=914,true,false,true,left} {product_snapshot:id=1459,true,false,true,left} {product_snapshot:id=1505,true,false,true,left}

Robert Pollard Book Release Party & Art Exhibition

FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS & MERGE RECORDS PRESENT: TOWN OF MIRRORS: A Robert Pollard Book Release Party and Art Exhibition at the MERGE RECORDS HQ Friday, August 15, 6PM DURHAM, N.C. — The Merge Records HQ will be hosting Dayton, Ohio’s Robert Pollard on Aug. 15th for Town of Mirrors, an art exhibition and book release party celebrating the release of Town of Mirrors: The Reassembled Imagery of Robert Pollard, to be published in August by Seattle’s Fantagraphics Books. Town of Mirrors will be the inaugural art show in Merge’s downtown Durham office as part of Durham’s Third Friday, a monthly downtown…