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Apr 2020

Not A Place To Visit – ONLINE Release Party

Thu, Apr. 2, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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 The new book collects over a hundred mostly-previously-unpublished single panel comics, alongside commentary and notes tracing their initial creation!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, 2020 @ 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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Nov 2020

Please Don’t Step On My JNCO Jeans Virtual Book Launch

Thu, Nov. 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
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Please Don’t Step On My JNCO Jeans Virtual Book Launch

On Thursday, Nov. 12, join Fantagraphics Books and Floating World Comics to celebrate the release of Noah Van Sciver's latest comic collection, Please Don't Step on my JNCO Jeans! Please Don't Step collects comics Van Sciver created from 2017 to 2019 and released through various outlets, local magazines and alt-weekly news papers. At 6PM Van Sciver will appear in conversation with comedian Adam Cayton-Holland live on Fantagraphics Books' Facebook page. Pre-order copies of the book are available through Floating World…

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Jan 2021

Justin Zimmerman at Excalibur

Wed, Jan. 13 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Excalibur Comics, 2444 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Justin Zimmerman at Excalibur

On Wednesday, January 13, Excalibur Comics opens its doors to writer Justin Zimmerman as he spends the day on-site to sign copies of his new release, THE 27 RUN: CRUSH Premier #1 edition! Humanity's only chance against 27 towering Monsters and legions of voracious Crawlies is the Mech Pilot Beti and a telepathic dog named E.K. But Beti faces an even bigger challenge: the return of a long-lost love! Get ready for an action-packed stand-off that continues the series Steve…

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Peepers Virtual Book Launch with Patrick Keck & Tim Goodyear

Thu, Jan. 21 @ 6:00 pm
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Peepers Virtual Book Launch with Patrick Keck & Tim Goodyear

Thursday, January 21, Fantagraphics Books and Floating World Comics host an online book release for Peepers, featuring creators Patrick Keck and Tim Goodyear! About Peepers: This trippy sci-fi romance needs to be seen to be appreciated for its full psychedelic glory. Peepers needs to wake up, eat food, get drunk, and fly to space, because living out your life on top of someone else's brain may be all it's cracked up to be. Patrick Keck's graphic novel resides in a…

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Mar 2021

The 27 Run: Justin Zimmerman and Robbi Rodriguez

Wed, Mar. 10 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Excalibur Comics, 2444 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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The 27 Run: Justin Zimmerman and Robbi Rodriguez

On Wednesday, March 10, Excalibur Comics will host creator Justin Zimmerman as he signs his upcoming oversized hardcover, THE 27 RUN: CRUSH. Robbi Rodriguez (Spider-Gwen) will also be pre-signing copies before the event, so get your preorders in now! The signing will also feature FREE limited edition posters and an assortment of their other work together. More details at the Event Page.

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Aug 2021

Free Comic Book Day with TFAW

Sat, Aug. 14 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
August 14 - Free Comic Book Day at Things From Another World

Saturday, August 14, come celebrate the 20th anniversary of Free Comic Book Day at both Things From Another World locations! TFAW locations will be opening an hour early (10am), with storewide sales and free FCBD comics. TFAW is also hosting artists at each location - TFAW Beaverton (4320 SW Lloyd Ave, Beaverton, OR 97005) will host cartoonist Keith Tucker (X-Men, Spider-Man, Animaniacs, Looney Tunes, and more) from 10AM – 12PM. And TFAW Milwaukie (10955 SE Main St, Milwaukie, OR 97222)…

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Sep 2021

James Tynion IV Signing at TFAW

Wed, Sep. 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Things From Another World – Milwaukie, 10977 SE Main St.
Milwaukie, OR 97222 United States
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James Tynion IV Signing at TFAW, September 8

Wednesday, Sept. 8, Things From Another World - Milwaukie is hosting fan favorite James Tynion IV (Batman, Something is Killing The Children, Department of Truth) for a writer signing! Beginning at 5pm on Wednesday, James will be signing copies of his work (please bring only 2 items from home, other items will be available on-site), and every attendee can pick up a free copy of Something is Killing The Children #1!

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Rose City Comic Con 2021

Fri, Sep. 10 - Mon, Sep. 13
Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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Rose City Comicon 2021, Sept. 10-12

Portland's premier pop-culture event, Rose City Comic Con returns to the Oregon Convention Center this September! This year, Rose City will be following local COVID-19 guidelines, and masks will be required at all times while inside. Their latest statement on COVID precautions can be read here. The list of Rose City Comic Con 2021 Special Guests has been building for months, and the latest info of who is expected to appear, and when, can be found here. Tickets for the weekend…

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