America’s 10 Greatest Comic and Graphic Novel Stores

"In a small city with a relatively large number of comic stores, Floating World stands out for the sharp, cool aesthetic of its owner, Jason Leivian, who says he wants the place to have the feel of a record store."

Ten Geeky Places to Visit in Portland

"Floating World Comics is overwhelming in its selection but it’s a great place to pick up the latest issue of your favorite comics, as well as discover an entire room-full of things you may never have heard of."

Comics Shop Confidential: The Scoop on Four Stores

"Tethered to the Pearl District a half-block north of Burnside Street, Floating World is the most innovative and art-conscious of the lot."

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Oct. 9 – Cute Boys Alert! Book Tour with Simon Hanselmann, Michael DeForge, and Patrick Kyle

Simon Hanselmann, Michael DeForge, and Patrick Kyle Road Trip Across The U.S.A. What happens when three of the most popular emerging talents in comics go on a cross-country book tour together? Well, we’re about to find out. Watch out America, Australia’s Simon Hanselmann along with Canada’s Michael DeForge and Patrick Kyle will be appearing at […]


THE PROJECTS festival is proud to bring members of the Undervolt art collective to Portland. Undervolt members Johnny Woods, e*Rock and Peter Burr have programmed a night of multimedia performance, animation and immersive video installation at S1 Gallery. Undervolt & Co. was started by Yoshi Sodeoka and Johnny Woods as a label for experimental video artists. […]

Sept. 25 – THE PROJECTS art exhibit with Connor Willumsen, Kevin Hooyman & Leif Goldberg

THE PROJECTS 3 festival kicks off Thursday night with a group art exhibit and party at Floating World Comics. Join us from 5-8pm to meet visiting artists Connor Willumsen, Kevin Hooyman and Leif Goldberg and to see an exhibit of their original artwork! Connor Willumsen is a very talented and original comics artist/designer from Alberta. […]

THE PROJECTS III – A Festival of Comics and Experimental Arts, Sept. 25-28

4 days of workshops, exhibitions, performances and collaborative art happenings at the IPRC and other venues in Portland, OR, September 25-28, 2014. http://theprojectspdx.tumblr.com/ http://theprojectsnews.tumblr.com/ SPECIAL GUESTS: Peter Burr, Asher Craw, Lori D, Manuel Donada, e*Rock, Leif Goldberg, Kevin Hooyman, Luke Ramsey, Chris Taylor, Connor Willumsen, Johnny Woods, and more to come! * * * * * * * […]