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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June 24 – HOT DOG TASTE TEST release party with Lisa Hanawalt

Hot Dog Taste Test serves up Lisa Hanawalt’s devastatingly funny comics, saliva­ stimulating art, and deliciously screwball lists as she skewers the pomposities of foodie subculture. Join the James Beard Award­ winning cartoonist and production designer/producer of Bojack Horseman as she presents a selection of food­ related excerpts from Hot Dog Taste Test. WHO: Lisa […]

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Here is your chance to meet some incredible local artists who have new books from some of the world’s most forward-thinking publishers. Kuš!, Retrofit, Tiny Splendor, Perfectly Acceptable Press, and Gridlords Publications of Portland. Come and meet the creators at Floating World Comics the night before Linework NW and get these books before anyone else! […]