Fantagraphics Books has released its signing and panel schedule for this week’s San Diego Comic-Con.
PRESS RELEASE – From Fantagraphics, the publisher of the world’s greatest cartoonists, comes ALL TIME COMICS, a shared superhero universe featuring the world’s most fanta*stic heroes. Atlas! Blind Justice! Bullwhip! Crime Destroyer!
Hot on the heels of Fantagraphics renewing distribution on comiXology and expanding comics and graphic novels on Amazon’s Kindle store, Fantagraphics and comiXology have teamed up to release a series of cartoonist-focused bundles every Friday with exclusive content! Today sees the launch of four bundles by acclaimed cartoonists, Jaime Hernandez, Chuck Forsman, Tony Millionaire and Peter Bagge available for a limited time across comiXology’s entire platform with a new bundle released every Friday. Each cartoonist bundle will include an exclusive mini comic that is not available digitally anywhere else.
Fantagraphics has announced that for the first time in 39 years, the publisher will release its first monthly series focusing on the history of hip-hop.
Press Release Famed alternative cartoonist Charles Burns will appear at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery on Friday, September 19 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM presenting his new book Sugar Skull. He will be followed on Sunday, September 21 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM by Chris Wright signing copies of his recent graphic novel Blacklung.
Fans of film noir, will want to head over to Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery this weekend, as the company plans to feature a selection of the best film noir posters from the 1940s and ’50s.
Press Release Fantagraphics Books, publishers of the world’s greatest cartoonists, and comiXology, the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform, today digitally debuted two fan-favorite comic series: Peter Bagge’s Hate and Dame Darcy’s Meat Cake. The first 10 issues of Peter Bagge’s Hate and the first 7 issues of Dame Darcy’s Meat Cake are available now across comiXology’s entire platform including iPad, iPhone, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and the Web at www.comixology.com.
Press Release Fantagraphics Books, publisher of the world’s greatest cartoonists, partners with comiXology, the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform, to debut Fantagraphics’ first original, digital exclusive comic book: Violenzia. Written and illustrated by acclaimed creator Richard Sala (Delphine, Cat Burglar Black) Violenzia is an all-new, full-color, $4.99, 50-page one-shot exclusively available today across comiXology’s entire platform including iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8, and www.comixology.com.
Press Release Fantagraphics is excited to announce the acquisition of the first book by acclaimed Australian cartoonist Simon Hanselmann, to be released in the summer of 2014. Megahex will be a deluxe hardcover featuring over 200 pages of Hanselmann’s beloved Megg, Mogg, and Owl comics, including over 70 never before seen pages. Hanselmann’s Tumblr site Girl Mountain has already propelled Megg, Mogg, Owl & Co. to Internet infamy, and Megahex will be the solid collection those fans have long been waiting for.
Eleanor Davis has been working with Fantagraphics on the MOME anthology series the last few years. Well, Comics Reporter is saying that Fantagraphics is set to announce a collection of her work sometime this weekend. The book, edited by Gary Groth, should come out sometime in 2014. Take the jump to see a bit more of what to expect.
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Press Release Today in a wide-ranging panel celebrating the 30th anniversary of publishing the Hernandez Brothers’ groundbreaking Love and Rockets series co-publisher Gary Groth, president of the 36 year-old publishing house, announced Fantagraphics Books’ entrance into the digital age through a brand new digital distribution agreement with comiXology, the revolutionary digital comics platform with over 75 million comic downloads to date and a selection of more than 25,000 comics and graphic novels.
Press Release Fantagraphics has announced that the second volume of Shimura Takako’s Wandering Son has arrived, and is shipping now for after-Christmas delivery.
Press Release Fantagraphics Books President and Co-Publisher Gary Groth announced today at Comic-Con International that the Seattle-based publisher has entered into an agreement to publish The Complete ZAP Comix in Fall of 2012.