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 [...]

Hardly a day goes by when I don’t wish that I lived over the water in Seattle. *sigh* If you are in the Georgetown area this Saturday, make sure to head to this: Don’t miss Jim Woodring signing his latest work of genius, Congress of the Animals, at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery this Saturday from [...]

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 [...]

You may not be aware of this but Jim Woodring has a six foot nib pen called Nimbus Maximus (find out more here).Well now you know, and if you’d like the chance to purchase a piece of artwork created with the pen, now’s your chance! The below illustration was created at the opening of Walpurgis [...]

Fantagraphics Books have made available preview pages from Jim Woodring’s Congress of the Animals. You can check out the gorgeous pages below, along with the solicitation text, and book details Fantagraphics aim to have the book on shelves in about four weeks, but that date isn’t concrete. To make sure you don’t miss it, I’d [...]

Jim Woodring & Marc Bell will be holding a joint art show on April 22nd, at Lawndale Art Center, in Houston Texas. As an added bonus, Jim will be demonstrating his seven-foot long fountain pen! Find out more below, and here. Walpurgis Afternoon | Marc Bell & Jim Woodring Curated by Robert Boyd Mezzanine Gallery [...]

Domy Books, in association with The Great God Pan Is Dead and Lawndale Art Center, is pleased to present a comic book signing with Jim Woodring and Marc Bell Saturday, April 23, 2021 at Domy Books, Houston 1709 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77098 6-8pm, FREE

From the press release: SPX is pleased to announce that Roz Chast, Jim Woodring, Ann Telnaes and Jim Rugg will be guests at SPX 2011! Roz Chast is a long-time contributor of cartoons and covers to The New Yorker. She has published ten volumes of her cartoon work from The New Yorker and other magazines such as [...]

Over on Flog!, Larry Reid reports that the Fantagraphics Bookstore just took delivery of a backglass for a forthcoming pinball machine, based on the world of Jim Woodring’s Frank comics! According to game developer Eli Curtz of Olympia, the custom playfield program will interface with a Stern or late model Williams driver board (find out [...]

The 2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalists have been announced. The prizes are awarded the night before the weekend’s Festival of Books, which will take place in 2011 at its new home, the campus of USC. The complete list of finalists can be seen here. This year is the second year that the awards [...]