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Feb 2020

Ope Book Release and Signing

Sun, Feb. 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bridge City Comics, 3725 N. Mississippi Ave
Portland, OR 97227 United States
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Ope Signing and Release Feb 23, Bridge City Comics

On Sunday, February 23, Bridge City Comics brings Willamette Week cartoonist Phil Gerigscott out of his cubby to celebrate the release of his first full-length collection of Ope strips: Celebrate the release of "Ope," a full-length book of comics featuring Portland's beloved, cynically starry-eyed opossum! This 109 page full-color book includes many of the comics from Ope's first two years of publications in Willamette Week. Meet author Phil Gerigscott and pick up your signed copy of Ope, plus other works…

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Holler if You Hear Me Launch

Wed, Feb. 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Books With Pictures, 1401 SE Division St
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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On Wed., Feb. 26, Books With Pictures welcomes local artists Ryan Alexander-Tanner and Tatum Howlett to share the release of Holler If You Hear Me, Comic Edition. This special 20th anniversary edition of Greg Michel's late-90's memoir adapts the work into comics, and features the work of a number of young POC artists from the Chicago setting where the book takes place, alongside current PNCA student Holwett. More details of the book can be found on the Event Page.

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Mar 2020

Phil and Kaja Foglio – Agatha H at Powells

Thu, Mar. 5 @ 6:00 pm
Powell’s – Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd
Beaverton, OR 97005 United States
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Phil and Kaja Foglio at Powells

Thursday, March 5 head over to Powell's Cedar Hills for a reading and signing with Phil and Kaja Foglio, and their latest novel Agatha H and the Siege of Mechanicsburg. The Agatha H series is a companion series to their ongoing webcomic Girl Genius, and follows their hero Agatha Heterodyne as she adventures her way through a Gaslamp Fantasy world, mad-sciencing her way in and out of all kinds of trouble. More details at the Powells Calendar.

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Justin Richards – Finger Guns Signing

Sat, Mar. 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cosmic Monkey Comics, 5335 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97213 United States
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Justin Richards, Finger Guns #1 cover

Saturday, March 7th, Cosmic Monkey Comics welcomes Justin Richards to sign copies of his newly-launched series, Finger Guns! Justin will be on-hand starting at noon, and copies of Finger Guns #1 will be available for purchase. More details at the Event page.

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Eisner Week Signing and After-Party

Sat, Mar. 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Things From Another World – PDX, 2916 NE Broadway
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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Eisner Week, Things from Another World

*UPDATE* Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming will not be able to attend. Saturday, March 7 from 3 to 6pm, join Things From Another World with an amazing after-party and signing to celebrate the end of their Will Eisner Week events! Joining in the party for a special signing event will be Steve Lieber, Matt Wagner, Nick Derington, and David Walker! The 80s-themed party will have free food & drink, a live DJ, prize giveaways and more! Proceeds from sales…

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Craig Thompson & Aimée de Jongh Signing

Sat, Mar. 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cosmic Monkey Comics, 5335 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97213 United States
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Craig Thompson & Aimee de Jongh at Cosmic Monkey Comics

On March 14, Cosmic Monkey Comics welcomes Craig Thompson and Aimée de Jongh for a special signing event! Aimée de Jongh joins us all the way from the Netherlands to launch her latest work, Taxi, a collection of autobiographical stories centering around various taxi rides in Los Angeles, Paris, Jakarta, and Washington, DC. Craig Thompson will be signing copies of his latest work, Ginseng Roots #1, a story about his childhood working on a ginseng farm in rural Wisconsin. More information…

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Cancelled: The Sunken Tower Launch Party with Tait Howard

Sat, Mar. 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Books With Pictures, 1401 SE Division St
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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The Sunken Tower by Tait Howard

Due to COVID-19 concerns, this launch party event has been cancelled.

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Apr 2020

Not A Place To Visit – ONLINE Release Party

Thu, Apr. 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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

Jim Woodring Book Launch

Wed, Jul. 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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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

Simon Hanselmann: Seeds and Stems Virtual Event

Sun, Aug. 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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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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