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New Year's Hangover Sale - 20% Off Everything!
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under sales specials2020 Club 31 Dec 2009 11:00 PM

New Year's Hangover Sale - use the coupon code HANGOVER at checkout and get 20 percent off your entire purchase through Jan. 8, 2010

It's a new year and we've got a hangover. No, not an alcohol-induced one — a hangover of past years' books in our warehouse taking up room that we need for our incredible slate of 2010 releases. Help us blow them out by taking 20% OFF everything on our website (including our already-discounted clearance items) starting now through January 8, 2010! Just use the coupon code HANGOVER when you check out and you'll receive 20% off everything in your order. (If you prefer to shop by phone, just mention this offer when you call — 1-800-657-1100 or 206-524-1967 outside the U.S. — next Monday-Friday.) 20/20 Club members get a double discount of 36%, so join up if you haven't already. Shop shop shop!

Notice: Inventory time - shipping delays
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under sales specials 29 Dec 2009 1:59 PM
Please be advised that our warehouse is beginning their annual inventory count tomorrow, which means that we won't be shipping orders for the next 7-8 days. In most cases we should still be able to meet the 2-4 weeks estimated time for orders with Standard shipping (as outlined on our Shipping Info page), but we can't make any promises. Please keep this in mind when placing your order!
Get your own gift! Storewide sale at Fantagraphics Bookstore!
Written by Larry Reid | Filed under sales specialsFantagraphics Bookstore 22 Dec 2009 10:50 AM

Santa Sucks Storewide Sale!

Stuck with another ugly sweater, useless gadget, or awful CD this year? We know. Santa sucks! Get yourself the gifts you really want this weekend at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery's storewide sale. At least 20% off on every item in stock! Two days only — Saturday and Sunday, December 26 & 27. Hundreds of titles by your favorite artists and a big batch of brand new books. 2009 was a banner year for Fantagraphics Books. Don't miss this chance to catch up on the graphics action.

For all you procrastinating shoppers, Fantagraphics Bookstore is open this week 11:30 to 8:00 PM and on Christmas Eve until 5:00 PM. Avoid the mall nuts and parking hassles. Perfect presents for everyone on your list — many priced under $20.

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery is located at 1201 S. Vale Street (at Airport Way S.) just minutes south of downtown Seattle. Phone 206.658.0110. See you all soon.

Holiday shipping FINAL DEADLINE
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under sales specials 20 Dec 2009 6:47 AM
If you want your order to arrive before Christmas, tomorrow (Monday, December 21) is the FINAL day to get your order in and you MUST select the 2nd Day UPS shipping option! Hop to it! Our handy Holiday Gift Guide will help you find lots of gift ideas for every interest and budget!
Holiday shipping deadline update
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under sales specials 14 Dec 2009 6:44 AM

If you want your order shipped within the U.S. to arrive before Christmas via USPS Priority Mail, tomorrow (Tuesday, December 15) is the deadline to get your order in! Orders placed with the Standard shipping option right now will most likely arrive after the holiday. After tomorrow, you'll have until next Monday, Dec. 21, for orders shipped by 2nd Day UPS. We'll post a reminder for that deadline as well.

Don't forget to check out our handy Holiday Gift Guide for lots of gift ideas for every interest and budget!

Sam's Strip slipped, so it's a sale
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under sales specialsMort WalkerJerry Dumas 11 Dec 2009 11:58 AM

Sam's Strip: The Comic About Comics by Mort Walker & Jerry Dumas

When we were putting together our current holiday catalog, somehow Sam's Strip: The Comic About Comics ended up being accidentally left out. This innovative strip is a clever and funny slice of comics history which deserves its place in our roster and on your bookshelf — read more about it here, and for the next week (through next Friday) you can order it at 20% off! Plus read more about the strip and the rest of co-creator Mort Walker's storied career in The Comics Journal #297 from earlier this year, also on sale at 20% off through next week!

The Amazing Petey & Pussy Super Bonus Comics & Poster Pack
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under sales specialsjohn kerschbaum 11 Dec 2009 6:18 AM

Petey & Pussy by John Kerschbaum

Have we got a great offer for you! Be one of the next 15 people to order the Eisner-nominated graphic novel Petey & Pussy by John Kerschbaum and you will receive an amazing bonus pack put together by John that includes:

The Wiggly Reader

All 3 issues of John's great self-published comic The Wiggly Reader...

... this amazing poster John drew for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC (more about which here -- and by the way, it's available from the Met gift shop as a jigsaw puzzle now!)...

Petey & Pussy bookplates

...and a unique signed bookplate, each one with a different quote hand-lettered by John (just a few examples above).

And as if that weren't enough, ONE of these randomly-distributed packs includes an original Petey & Pussy sketch by John! Holy geez! Order now!

Holiday shipping deadline
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under sales specials 10 Dec 2009 6:39 AM

Don't forget, if you want your order shipped by our Standard shipping option within the U.S. to arrive before Christmas, tomorrow (Friday, December 11) is the deadline to get your order in! (If you're shipping to a P.O. box, you'll want to select First Class or Priority Mail shipping rather than Standard.) After that, you'll have until Monday for USPS Priority Mail delivery and until next Friday for 2nd Day UPS. We'll post reminders for those deadlines as well.

If you need some gift suggestions, check out our handy Holiday Gift Guide with lots of ideas for every interest and budget!

Cyber Monday thanks
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under sales specials 2 Dec 2009 4:21 PM
We're still recovering from the incredible response we received to our one-day "Cyber Monday" sale, which was a success beyond our wildest expectations. Our shipping department is currently buckling down to get all those orders shipped out as quickly as possible. A hearty "thank you" to everyone who took advantage of the sale, and we're delighted to get so many books and comics into your waiting hands. We hope you and all your gift recipients enjoy your purchases — feel free to share your thoughts with us on Twitter, Facebook or our other social networks. (And, of course, stay tuned for future sales and specials.)
30% OFF 2009 releases TODAY ONLY!
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under sales specialsnew releases 29 Nov 2009 11:00 PM

We've got Cyber Monday fever! Today only (Monday, Nov. 30, 2009), all of our currently-available and pre-orderable 2009 releases (with a few exceptions) are marked down 30%! That's a fantastic deal on over 75 items, including but not limited to: deluxe box sets like Humbug and Gahan Wilson; gorgeous, oversized, impressive-under-the-tree volumes of classic newspaper strips Popeye, Prince Valiant, and The Brinkley Girls; no less than 4 books from the Hernandez brothers (including the big Luba and Locas II omnibuses); new & reprinted stuff from mainstays Peter Bagge, Ivan Brunetti, Charles Burns, R. Crumb, Tony Millionaire, Richard Sala, C. Tyler and Robert Williams; classics from Boody Rogers, Steve Ditko, Fletcher Hanks, Basil Wolverton, and the various artists of Blazing Combat and Supermen; two by the great Jacques Tardi; new comics from cutting-edge faves Al Columbia, Jordan Crane, Paul Hornschemeier, Kevin Huizenga, Jason, Miss Lasko-Gross, Michael Kupperman, Anders Nilsen, John Pham, Johnny Ryan, Dash Shaw, and Esther Pearl Watson; amazing art books like Portable Grindhouse and Rock Candy; Monte Schulz's novel This Side of Jordan; fully half a dozen issues of The Comics Journal; even some of our already-crazy-cheap Mome multi-packs — and much much more! Holy smokes, what a year it's been... and now's your best chance to get caught up and spread the love of comics with beautiful gifts for all your friends and family!

(Sale begins RIGHT NOW — midnight, Monday Nov. 30 — and ends exactly 24 hours later. Don't delay!)

UPDATED to clarify: This sale is NOT taking place at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery — online or phone orders only!