What’s in Store: Free Comic Book Cake


Celebrate Free Comic Book Day at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery this Saturday, May 7. We’ll be passing out free copies of a Love & Rockets sampler ahead of this summer’s reboot of the classic comic as a quarterly series. Come rediscover the beloved book that launched the alternative comix movement. Speaking of beloved…







We’ll also indulge in this delicious cake commemorating Lucy Knisley’s graphic memoir Something New, documenting her recent nuptials. We took to calling this creation the Leaning Tower of Lucy, narrowly averting wedding cake disaster on a number of occasions. The experience allowed us to sympathize with the anxiety associated with the artist’s big day. The new book represents Knisley’s most ambitious project to date – a poignant and often hilarious look at the modern wedding ritual.


Fantagraphics Bookstore is located at 1201 S. Vale Street in the heart of Seattle’s colorful Georgetown art community. Open daily 11:30 to 8:00 PM, Sundays until 5:00 PM. Phone 206-658-0110.