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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."
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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."
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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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Robert Beatty Floodgate Companion book tour

Robert Beatty is on tour this Fall to celebrate the release of his debut book, Floodgate Companion, a cosmic and immersive collection of artwork from the renowned album cover artist. You may not know his name, but chances are you’ve seen his work. Robert Beatty is the artist behind those drippy, trippy, technicolour sleeves donning […]

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August 18 – 10th Anniversary Celebration

The original Floating World Comics location opened in 2006, a tiny 100 square foot space with enough room for 6 fixtures and a small desk. Our slogan was ‘Art Design Cult Culture’. Bewildered customers came in every day, wondering why there was a comic shop in this strange location under the freeway and how we […]