Best of the Northwest in November at Fantagraphics Bookstore

Best of the Northwest in November at Fantagraphics Bookstore


Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery is pleased to present some of Seattle’s most compelling cartoonists throughout the month of November.

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On Saturday, November 14, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, Tatiana Gill debuts her latest collection of revealing journal comix Omnibusted: Stories I Told Myself 1999-2009. Her work is characterized by courageously confronting issues of social anxiety and substance abuse in an accessible, often humorous fashion. This self-published book represents her most ambitious work to date. This event coincides with the entertaining Georgetown Art Attack featuring exciting visual and performing arts presentations throughout the historic neighborhood.

 

 

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The following day, Sunday, November 15, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, we welcome literary luminary Jonathan Lethem presenting Best American Comics 2015 with local contributors Peter Bagge, Megan Kelso and Jim Woodring. Lethem, a best-selling author and MacArthur Fellow, served as guest editor for this year’s edition of the long-running Best American Comics series (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). He will moderate a panel on contemporary comix with acclaimed local cartoonists Bagge, Kelso, and Woodring, whose comix are included in the book.

 

 

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On Small Business Saturday, November 28, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, we celebrate the publication of Prison Island by Northwest cartoonist Colleen Frakes. This captivating graphic memoir chronicles her upbringing on McNeil Island, America’s last federal island penitentiary, where both of her parents worked in corrections. The book provides fascinating insight into her unorthodox childhood experiences.

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery is located at 1201 S. Vale Street in the heart of Seattle’s Georgetown arts community. Open daily 11:30 to 8:00 PM, Sundays until 5:00 PM. Phone 206.658.0110.

 

 

Listing information:

Saturday, November 14, 6:00 to 9:00 PM, Seattle artist Tatiana Gill premieres Omnibusted anthology of revealing journal comix.

Sunday, November 15, 1:00 to 3:00 PM, Best American Comics 2015 panel moderated by guest editor Jonathan Lethem, with local contributors Peter Bagge, Megan Kelso, and Jim Woodring.

Saturday, November 28, 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Colleen Frakes signs her captivating memoir Prison Island.

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery |1201 S. Vale St. | Seattle

Open daily 11:30 to 8:00 PM, Sundays until 5:00 PM | 206.658.0110.