Congress of the Animals is a 104-page graphic novel , which is written and illustrated by Jim Woodring. The book is published by Fantagraphics Books, and was released on June 8th, 2011 Here’s the blurb: Readers of the “Frank” stories know that the Unifactor is in control of everything that happens to the characters that [...]

The Isle of 100,000 Graves is a 56-page graphic novel written by Fabien Vehlmann, illustrated by Jason, and coloured by Hubert. The book is published by Fantagraphics Books, and will be in comic shops on June 15th. However, it looks like it’s already available on the book market, as it is listed as in stock [...]

I don’t know how I missed this, but over the weekend, Fantagraphics Books revealed the final cover to Michael Kupperman’s latest work - Mark Twain’s Autobiography 1910-2010 (yes, you read that right!). In their blog post, they reveal that the book has been sent off to the printer, and they are looking at a September [...]

Fantagraphics Books has announced that cartoonist Jim Woodring is about to embark on a short book tour, in support of his upcoming graphic novel - Congress of the Animals. Sadly, it look like he’s not coming over to Victoria, BC, so I won’t get to see him. I really wish FB brought their signing tours [...]

From the press release: FANTAGRAPHICS ACQUIRES RIGHTS TO TWO LEGENDARY BELGIAN CLASSICS: PEELLAERT’S THE ADVENTURES OF JODELLE AND PRAVDA Fantagraphics Books has signed a deal to release two groundbreaking graphic novels from cult Belgian artist Guy Peellaert (1934-2008): The Adventures of Jodelle (1966) and Pravda (1967). The remastered editions will be produced in collaboration with [...]

Last year, shortly before the publication of Prison Pit 2, Johnny Ryan sent Fantagraphics the cover to Prison Pit 3. FB shared this on their FLOG! blog, and it is also being used as the book’s cover on and other online outlets. However, now that Johnny has pretty much finished up drawing the book, [...]

Cartoonist Jason has shared a page from the strip ‘Tom Waits on The Moon’, from his upcoming book Athos in America. He says on his blog that “there is no Tom Waits and no moon in the story. Possibly there is a guy called Tom. There are no dialogues, all the text is in thought [...]

Fantagraphics Books have announced that due to demand for The Comics Journal #301 being greater than they expected, estimated and advance orders for the issue have exceeded what they ordered for their first print run, and so they have immediately gone back to press for a second printing. In light of this news, they have [...]

From the press release: Fantagraphics is thrilled to be heading across the border for the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, this weekend, Saturday, May 7th and Sunday, May 8th! Mike Baehr and I will be on hand, and, yes, it’s true… we’re bringing The Mouse to Canada! In fact, just look at all the new titles [...]

Hate Annual #9 is a 32-page comic, written and illustrated by Peter Bagge. The book costs $4.95, and was released by Fantagraphics Books on April 27th, 2011. You can order a copy direct from FB by clicking here. Here’s the blurb: Buddy & Lisa — back to Seattle! In the first full-length Buddy story in [...]