|Friday night videos|
|Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under video, Fantagraphics Bookstore, events||28 Dec 2007 1:23 PM|
Search / Login
Sign up for our email newsletters for updates on new releases, events, special deals and more.
Here at last are 5 more songs from the Tom Price Desert Classic, captured at the Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery 1st Anniversary party on 12/8/07 by our New Sales Guy and videographer at large Jason T. Miles. We won't choke your browser with all 5 embedded videos; instead, simply click through to our YouTube page to watch.
Now that Facebook lets companies (or "brands" or whatever) have profiles, we've got our very own and you can be our "fan."
On that page, you can follow Flog in a mini-feed, see photos and events, write on our "wall," and even leave us some "graffiti" like Renee French did:
Thanks Renee and everyone else who's "fanned" us already, with extra-special thanks if you're posing with Fantagraphics comics in your profile photo:
Earlier in 2007 we had a special sale just for our social-networking "friends" — chances are we'll do it again in 2008. Hint hint!
McSweeney's #25 features a gorgeous cover by Leah Hayes that the accompanying jpg hardly does justice of. Leah's first graphic novel, FUNERAL OF THE HEART, will be out in a couple of months from Fantagraphics (and don't miss her first solo comic, HOLY MOLY, also published by Fanta a couple of years ago - it's still available).
"I also think a comic, because of repeated images, can create an atmosphere of a place. There are certain things going on in the background that you don't have to mention over and over again. If you're writing about how much graffiti was on the wall in prose, you write it once, you don't write it every paragraph. Whereas in comics, it can be in the background on every panel so it sort of sinks into the reader's consciousness."
Here's a short but sweet interview with Joe Sacco conducted by Chris Mautner.
Hey Fanta True Believers,
Starting Monday (Dec. 24th) we will be conducting our end of the year inventory. You will still be able to place orders with us through our website or over the phone, but we will be be unable to ship out any orders until the inventory is complete, which should be sometime during the first week of Jan. '08.
Please keep this in mind when selecting any of our Rush shipping methods. We apologize for any inconvenience, and look forward to serving you in 2008!