Marc Bell on Tour

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10/17-18 APE San Francisco, CA 10/19, 7-10pm Lucky’s Vancouver, BC 10/21, 8-10pm Family Los Angeles, CA 10/25, 5-7pm Desert Island Brooklyn, NY 11/20, 7-9pm Magic Pony Toronto, ON 11/27, 7-9pm Librairie D+Q Bookstore Montreal, QC

John Porcellino on tour — tonight, Desert Island

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Did we post the John Porcellino tour dates before? Twice is better than never. He IS coming to a store near you. Tues. Sept. 29, 2009; 7-9 PM – Brooklyn, NY Desert Island 540 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211 (718) 388-5087 www.desertislandbrooklyn.com Weds. Sept. 30, 2009; 7PM – Somerville, MA Hub Comics 19 Bow Street, […]

Tonight to do: Bobs Sikoryak and Blechman

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Two great cartoonists, two great books: R.O. Blechman and R. Sikoryak are two multifaceted artists who have achieved international acclaim in the fields of animation, illustration and cartooning. Their literary comics have been featured in The New Yorker, RAW and Humbug, among others. Talking Lines collects a decade’s worth of Blechman’s comics, including The Juggler of Our Lady(1953), which was the […]

Drawn and Quarterly big giant SALE

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D&Q is having an impressive sale. How often does this happen?  We’re cleaning our warehouses and we have put virtually all of our titles on sale, serious sale, like 30-50% off on sale.  This is an online sale only.  Online prices are not good at the D+Q Librairie in Montreal (though D+Q titles are on […]

Lynda Barry sneak peek

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The D&Q blog hosts a very early look at Picture This!, Lynda Barry’s next book. More in the link.

The weekend in comics

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It was a busy weekend in socializing. Friday night was the Spectrum art opening at the Society of Illustrators, a who’s who of fantastic artists, from Donato Giancola to Kinuko Y Craft  to Phil Hale and beyond. James “Dinotopia” Gurney has a post, as does Eric Braddock. We even stole one of Gurney’s photos, above. […]

Tonight to do: Brooklyn — D&Q 20th Anniversary Party

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Drawn and Quarterly and Delisle in New York/Brooklyn Book Festival

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Guy Delisle, author of three fantastic graphic novels, will be making his first appearance in New York at the Brooklyn Book Festival September 13th. Drawn & Quarterly will be exhibiting for the third year in a row and they have several exciting events planned, as you can read at their blog. Beside Delisle, D+Q cartoonists […]

Eagerly Awaited: More Barry from D&Q

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Is there no end to the Good News this day? When the publication of WHAT IT IS was announced, it was intended to be only the first salvo of The Great Lynda Barry Revival from D&Q and here comes more. D&Q will publish two new books by Barry. The Near Sighted Monkey Book: Picture This, […]

D&Q nabs Clowes' WILSON

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Via PR, Drawn & Quarterly will publish the next graphic novel by Dan Clowes, WILSON. While the move assures the book of having black diamond level production values, it does come as a bit of a surprise as Clowes had enjoyed a very long, successful publishing history with Fantagraphics. Perhaps the takeaway is that even […]

SD09: D&Q — #1529

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Over on their blog, D&Q have announced their signing schedule. Chris Oliveros, Tom Devlin, Jessica Campbell, and Alison Naturale will be personing the booth with Seth, Jason Lutes, and R. Sikoryak signing. Thursday, July 23 12:00-1:00 Bongo Comics Sneak Peak featuring Sammy Harkham (Room 10) 5:00-7:00 Seth + R. Sikoryak signingFriday, July 24 12:00-2:00 R. […]

D&Q hits the road

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Yow, we totally lost this post of fantastic D&Q artists now on the road. Please go or Peggy will kill us: ADRIAN TOMINE & SETH ON TOUR: Adrian Tomine and Seth will be traveling together and each will be presenting their own slide show. All I can say is that Adrian’s is based on his […]

MoCCA Debuts: Publishers, consortiums, etc

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MoCCA debuts .. this is gonna take a long time so get a frosty one. TOP SHELF will be debuting: – Kevin Cannon’s FAR ARDEN — Bwana Spoons’ WELCOME TO FOREST ISLAND — Niklas Asker’s SECOND THOUGHTS and also featuring: — Nate Powell (SWALLOW ME WHOLE) — Alex Robinson (TOO COOL TO BE FORGOTTEN), & […]

Did John Stanley invent KRAMERS ERGOT #7?

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The D&Q blog says yes.

TOKYO: Gondry/Bell film opens

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TOKYO, a new triptych film directed by Michel Gondry, opened on Friday, and one of the segments is an adaptation of Gabrielle Bell’s comic book, CECIL AND JORDAN IN NEW YORK, in which a girl turns into a chair. NY Mag interviewed Gondry about the film, and he had much to say about it…and Bell: […]

BookScan redux

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Okay, just a few after dinner cordials as we close the books on the annual Imbolc rituals: § Peerless Peggy Burns of D&Q has the last word on the indie sales matter, by pointing out that comparing apples to sea scallops makes no sense whatsoever: Bookscan doesn’t provide an accurate report, but it can be […]