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Seattle Bookfest This Weekend
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under events 22 Oct 2009 10:40 AM

This weekend Fantagraphics will be exhibiting at the first annual Seattle Bookfest in the Columbia City neighborhood of South Seattle. The event takes place Saturday and Sunday from 10AM to 6PM each day. We'll have a slew of recent releases for sale, as will our pals from Top Shelf, who will be exhibiting right next to us. On Saturday from 3 to 4PM, our own Gary Groth will interview Megan Kelso and Ellen Forney on a panel and they will sign books afterwards. Should be a fun event, come on down!

Columbia City Events Center

3528 S. Ferdinand

Seattle, WA 98118

Monte Schulz in Corte Madera on Sat.!
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under Monte Schulzevents 22 Oct 2009 9:52 AM

Rock Candy book launch in Amsterdam
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Femke Hiemstraevents 21 Oct 2009 11:24 PM

Rock Candy: The Artwork of Femke Hiemstra

On Saturday, October 31 at 3 PM, join artist Femke Hiemstra at the American Book Center in Amsterdam to celebrate the release of her new book Rock Candy: The Artwork of Femke Hiemstra. Femke will be signing books and prints of her artwork will also be for sale. RSVP on Facebook here.

Paul Hornschemeier/Jay Ryan tour poster, dates
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Paul Hornschemeierevents 21 Oct 2009 12:12 PM

Jay Ryan/Paul Hornschemeier tour poster

As previously announced, Paul Hornschemeier and Jay Ryan hit the road together this November & December for an extensive book tour behind their respective new releases All and Sundry and Animals and Objects In and Out of Water. They'll have the poster above, drawn by Jay and Paul and printed by Jay, available for sale along the way, and the whole thing wraps up at our blowout Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery 3rd Anniversary party, about which more will be announced later. Full list of dates below; more info on Paul's blog.

Wed., November 11, 7pm
Quimby's Bookstore
1854 West North Ave
CHICAGO, IL

Thurs, Nov 12th, 7pm
The Sugar Maple
441 E. Lincoln Ave
MILWAUKEE, WI

Fri., Nov. 13, 7pm
Wholly Craft
3169 N. High St.
COLUMBUS, OH

Sat, Nov 14th, 4 to 6pm
Million Year Picnic
99 Mt. Auburn Street
CAMBRIDGE, MA

Sun., Nov. 15, 7pm
Rocketship
208 Smith St.
BROOKLYN, NY

Mon., Nov. 16, 6-8pm
Giant Robot
437 East 9th St.
NEW YORK, NY

Wed., Nov. 18, 7-9pm
Atomic Books
3620 Falls Rd.
BALTIMORE, MD

Fri., Nov. 20, 7pm
Carmichael's Bookstore
2720 Frankfort Ave.
LOUISVILLE, KY

Mon., Dec. 7, 6pm
Giant Robot
2062 Sawtelle Blvd.
LOS ANGELES, CA

Tues., Dec. 8, 7pm
Foundation Editions@NOMAD
1993 Blake Ave.
LOS ANGELES, CA

Wed., Dec. 9, 6-8pm
Giant Robot
618 Shrader St.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Thurs., Dec. 10, 7pm
D. King Gallery
2284 Fulton St.
BERKELEY, CA

Fri., Dec. 11, 6pm
Goodfoot Gallery
2845 SE Stark
PORTLAND, OR

Sat., Dec. 12, 6-9pm
Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery
1201 South Vale St. @ Airport Way S.
SEATTLE, WA
*Fantagraphics Bookstore's 3rd Anniversary party*




































































The Al Columbia North American Tour
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under eventsAl Columbia 21 Oct 2009 7:46 AM

More details to come, but mark your calendar now! 

Saturday, Nov. 7, 6PM

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery, Seattle, WA

Friday, Nov. 13, 7PM

Desert Island, Brooklyn, NY

Friday, Dec. 11

Ada Books, Providence, RI

 

WFMU Record Fair
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Jim FloraeventsDrew Friedman 20 Oct 2009 9:50 PM

WFMU Record Fair

As if you might need more of an excuse to go, Drew Friedman and Irwin Chusid will be at the WFMU Record Fair in NYC this coming Saturday from 2-5 PM hawking their respective wares: "My new prints will be on display and available to order, along with Old Jewish Comedian books, Jim Flora prints and calendars, and bottles and bottles of Durkee Sauce. Come one come all," says Drew.

Feiffer & Ware at Chicago Humanities Festival Nov. 7
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Jules FeiffereventsChris Ware 20 Oct 2009 6:14 PM

Jules Feiffer
Chris Ware

Jules Feiffer and Chris Ware appear at the Chicago Humanities Festival at the Francis W. Parker School on Friday, Nov. 7. From 1-2 PM, Feiffer presents a lecture on "Depression-Era Humor": More info here. And from 4:30-6:00, Feiffer and Ware appear on a panel titled "The Not-So-Funny Situation of Alternative Comix" alongside Lynda Barry, Matt Groening and moderator Michael Miner of The Chicago Reader: More info here.

The Hernandez Bros. at Wonder Woman Day in Portland OR this Sunday!
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Los Bros HernandezJaime HernandezGilbert Hernandezevents 20 Oct 2009 5:13 PM

Wonder Woman by Gilbert & Jaime Hernandez

Portlanders! Catch Beto & Xaime this weekend as part of the Wonder Woman Day benefit festivities, which include a signing, door prizes and a silent art auction where you can bid on the above WW art from the Bros. Details below from the official Wonder Woman Day website, where there is loads more information:

WONDER WOMAN DAY IV - PORTLAND
Sunday, October 25, 2009 -- 12noon-6pm -- FREE
Excalibur Comics, 2444 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, Oregon
A part of national Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

An ALL AGES benefit and celebration for Domestic Violence shelters and Crisis Line!
Raphael House of Portland -- Bradley Angle -- Portland Womens Crisis Line





Paul Karasik takes "The Fletcher Hanks Experience" to Chicago!
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under Paul KarasikFletcher Hanksevents 20 Oct 2009 7:17 AM

Monte Schulz in Bay Area this week!
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under Monte Schulzevents 19 Oct 2009 10:40 AM

  

Monte Schulz's book tour continues this week in Northern California after a weekend respite, kicking off tomorrow in San Francisco, Wednesday in Santa Rosa, Thursday in Corte Madera and Saturday in Monte's hometown of Grass Valley!

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 7PM

Modern Times Bookstore
888 Valencia St.
San Francisco, CA 94110-1739
Tel: 415.282.9246

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 7PM

Copperfield's Books
2316 Montgomery Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Tel: 707.578.8938

Thursday, Oct. 22, 7PM

Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925
Tel: 415.927.0960 x239

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2PM

The Bookseller
107 Mill St.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Tel: 530.272.2131