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. 10 – The Amateurs/Twelve Gems release party with Conor Stechschulte and Lane Milburn

From their days not to long ago as part of Closed Caption Comics to simultaneously releasing books via Fantagraphics, friends and former roommates Conor Stechschulte and Lane Milburn have a lot to be happy about. Maybe you’ve seen Stechschulte’s Lurking/Nocturners, Water Phase or The Amateurs amongst a pile of mini-comics at your friend’s place. Seeing […]

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 […]

Oct. 2 – The Cósmulon release party with Guardianes del Cosmos

Guardianes del Cosmos is a Spanish floating collective/agency deeply connected through interstellar space between NYC and Madrid that focus most of its energy on arts & digital media such as illustration, comics, painting and graphic design, video, programming, apps, internet, etc. The collective was born when Manuel Donada started Watdafac Gallery in Madrid. Since then the […]

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. […]