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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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 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 […]

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July 2 – Cold Cube Presents ‘Well At The Very Least’ by Lindsay Anne Watson & ‘Sticky Sweets’ by Ross Jackson

Join us July 2nd for a release party with Cold Cube Press and their two newest publications by local artists, Lindsay Anne Watson and Ross Jackson! Ross Jackson’s “Sticky Sweets” is a wistful look at three kids in their early teens pulling pranks and making short movies to kill time in the height of a […]

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June 1 – VISUAL ABUSE art show and book signing with Jim Blanchard

Visual Abuse is an outrageous and optically rich collection of the halcyon days of illustrator and cartoonist Jim Blanchard, whose work from 1982–2002 intersected with punk rock, grunge, psychedelia, alternative comics, “zine” culture, portraiture, and “girlie” art. The book gathers Blanchard’s different eras and disparate art styles into a cohesive whole. After self-publishing the punk […]

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May 31 – PAKLIS release party with Dustin Weaver

Image Comics is pleased to introduce PAKLIS—a new anthology series from writer/artist Dustin Weaver—where the characters in three mind-bending stories find themselves faced with dark, existential questions that will haunt readers. Join us on May 31 for a release party and signing with local artist, Dustin Weaver! “My influences on this series range from Kafka […]