Features

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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Aug. 24 – My Pretty Vampire release party and signing with Katie Skelly

Clover is a Bardot-esque blonde who dreams of the (now dead) girl she once was before becoming a fanged bloodsucker. She is being kept prisoner by her brother, Marcel, who fears Clover will be hunted by the outside world. Clover’s curiosity, however, will not be suppressed: impetuous, sensual, strong-willed, and fearless, she plans her escape. […]

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August 3 – One More Year release party and live performance with Simon Hanselmann

We are proud to host a release party and live performance with Simon Hanselmann, to celebrate the release of his new book One More Year. We will also co-publish a new broadsheet newspaper featuring Simon’s latest paintings which will exclusively debut at this event. As a genderqueer immigrant living in Trump’s America, Simon Hanselmann has […]

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July 21 – Matthew Thurber comics signing and musical performance by Ambergris, 6-8pm

Matthew Thurber (1-800-MICE, INFOMANIACS, Art Comic) is an artist living in New York City. Friday night he will sign copies of the new collection of Mr. Colostomy daily strips, a noir mystery about a mouse detective investigating state-enforced insomnia. Also on hand will be Art Comic 5, the final issue of Thurber’s satire of the Art Gallery Industrial […]

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July 6 – POP GUN WAR: CHAIN LETTER release party and exhibit with Farel Dalrymple

Stuck in a small town with a broken-down van, Emily goes on a walk. After following some shady characters through subterranean tunnels, she discovers three video monitors showing stories from a magical present, dreamy past, and strange future. In this long-awaited sequel to the award-winning and critically acclaimed graphic novel POP GUN WAR: GIFT, author […]