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Apr 2020

Not A Place To Visit – ONLINE Release Party

Thu, Apr. 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online
Not A Place To Visit Online Release April 2

Thursday, April 2, Floating World Comics joins longtime Portland cartoonist T. Edward Bak for the release of the latest collection of his work, Not A Place To Visit. Bak will be livestreaming a presentation and reading from his book: Exploring themes of social and ecological flux unique to environments in the western US through concisely rendered reflections this series examines the migration of the artist’s family to and from Colorado’s San Luis Valley, tourism and salmon on the Columbia River,…

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Jul 2020

Adrian Tomine in Conversation With Randall Park

Wed, Jul. 22 @ 5:00 pm
Online
Adrian Tomine, July 22 2020

Wednesday, July 22, Powell's Books will host an online conversation with acclaimed author Adrian Tomine  (Optic Nerve, Killing and Dying) and actor, writer, and director Randall Park, discussing Tomine's latest work, The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist. What happens when a childhood hobby grows into a lifelong career? The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist (Drawn & Quarterly), Adrian Tomine's funniest and most revealing foray into autobiography, offers an array of unexpected answers. When a sudden medical incident lands Tomine in the emergency…

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Jim Woodring Book Launch

Wed, Jul. 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Jim Woodring Book Launch

Wednesday, July 29, Floating World Comics will be hosting Eisner-nominated comics artist Jim Woodring for the release of his latest collection, And Now, Sir... Is THIS Your Missing Gonad? The new book collects over a hundred mostly-previously-unpublished single panel comics, alongside commentary and notes tracing their initial creation! This book release will be held on Floating World's Facebook page, along with instructions on how to get a signed bookplate you can add to your copy of the book.

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Aug 2020

☼ A Map to the Sun Virtual Book Launch ☼

Wed, Aug. 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
A Map to the Sun Virtual Book Release, August 5, 2020

Wednesday, August 5, join Floating World Comics and author Sloane Leong for a live-streamed book release party for her new graphic novel A Map to the Sun. After years apart, childhood friends Ren and Luna reconnect in high school, and try to rekindle their early friendship despite family strife, dropping grades, and the drama and politics on their women's basketball team. Leong has been self-publishing her own comics since she was 16, and has created work for companies like Image Comics,…

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Simon Hanselmann: Seeds and Stems Virtual Event

Sun, Aug. 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Simon Hanselmann Seeds and Stems Online Event August 16 2020

Sunday, August 16, Floating World Comics and Fantagraphics Books celebrate the release of Seeds and Stems, a new collection of self-published comics by Simon Hanselmann! Starting at 6pm, a live-streamed conversation will be hosted by Fantagraphics at their facebook page. Joining Simon for a conversation about the work will be journalist & editor Suzette Smith. To commemorate the event, Floating World Comics is offering a free exclusive signed and sketched bookplate for the first 50 people to order the book…

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My Captain America: Megan Margulies in Conversation With Jacque Nodell

Sun, Aug. 23 @ 2:00 pm
My Captain America: Megan Margulies in Conversation With Jacque Nodell

Sunday, August 23, Powells Books hosts Megan Marguiles in conversation with Jacque Nodell, to talk about Marguiles's new memoir about her relationship with her grandfather, Captain America creator Joe Simon. From Powells.com: Megan Margulies’s My Captain America (Pegasus) is a finely wrought coming-of-age memoir about the author’s relationship with her beloved grandfather, Joe Simon, cartoonist and co-creator of Captain America. Evoking New York City both in the 1980s and ’90s and during the Golden Age of comics in the 1930s and ’40s,…

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Batman: Three Jokers Release Party

Tue, Aug. 25 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Comic Cave, 1924 N. Kilpatrick St.
Portland, OR 97217 United States
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Batman: Three Jokers Release Party

Tuesday, August 25, Comic Cave will be celebrating the release of Batman: Three Jokers #1 as part of their regular DC Tuesday party! Comic Cave will have 4 different covers for the first of three parts of this anticipated Batman mini-series, and plenty of copies to go around. More information, including general DC Comics releases, found at the Event Page.

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Sep 2020

Mason Mooney: Paranormal Investigator Book Launch

Fri, Sep. 4 @ 4:00 pm
Online
Mason Mooney: Paranormal Investigator Book Release, Sept. 4, 2020

Friday, Sept. 4, join Books with Pictures for an online book release party for Mason Mooney: Paranormal Investigator! Author Seaerra Miller will be on-hand virtually to sign book plates and chat about her new book: Paranormal Investigator Mason Mooney is heartless, both figuratively and literally. He’s on a mission to prove to the Paranormal Society that he’s the best paranormal investigator around, but they’re not so sure. And they’re not the only ones. More details including the link to the…

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Allie Brosh at Powell’s Online

Sat, Sep. 26 @ 5:00 pm
Online
$30
Allie Brosh at Powell's Online Book Release, Sept. 26, 2020

Powell's Books welcomes author Allie Brosh (Hyperbole and a Half) to celebrate the release of her new book Solutions and Other Problems, for a ticketed online book release on Sept. 26 at 5pm! Brosh's latest collection of all-new work showcases her trademark combination of humorous autobiographical anecdotes and reflections on modern life, merciless self-dissection of her own grief and powerlessness, observations about her pets and other animal friends. For this ticketed event, Powells requires preorder of a copy of Solutions…

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Oct 2020

A Quick and Easy Guide to Consent Release Party

Tue, Oct. 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online
A Quick and Easy Guide to Consent Release Party

Isabella Rotman and Luke Howard will be joining Archie Bongiovanni in conversation to celebrate the release of A Quick and Easy Guide to Consent, coming this month from Oni Press. This handy comic guide to giving and receiving consent in sex, relationships, and other physical contact is now available for pre-order through the Bluestockings webstore. Donate $10 or more for your ticket to this online event and receive a signed bookplate from Isabella Rotman. Tickets for the Zoom event are…

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