What’s in Store: Best American Comics Party

Drop by Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery this Saturday, November 24 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM to celebrate the publication of Best American Comics 2018 with local contributors Simon Hanselmann, D J Bryant, Alex Graham, and our own Max Clotfelter (on the occasion of his 40th birthday). The event includes a rare DJ set by former Fantagraphics staffer and U-Men guitarist Tom Price commemorating the release of Sub Pop’s seasonal U-Men/Green River split single with sleeve art by Peter Bagge.  Complimentary refreshments and birthday cake!    This event coincides with Small Business Saturday. Wherever you are, please patronize local artists and independent enterprises….

Martin Bland sound art, Spring Cleaning Sale at Fantagraphics

FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKSTORE & GALLERY HOSTS “MARTIN BLAND’S RANDOMIZED CONTROL TRIALS” ON SATURDAY, APRIL 12 Fantagraphics Books’ resident genius will present his recent experimental sound project, “Martin Bland’s Randomized Control Trials,” on Saturday, April 12 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery. This event coincides with the colorful “Georgetown Second Saturday Art Attack.” The bookstore will also offer a huge “Spring Cleaning Sale” with hundreds of graphic novels marked at 50% off from April 11 though April 13. Fantagraphics Bookstore employee Martin Bland has an impressive musical pedigree. He was the drummer for Australia’s legendary psyche-garage band Lubricated…