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Feb. 2 – RESIST! Distribution Party

We are bringing 5,000 copies of the RESIST! newspaper published by Gabe Fowler and Desert Island Comics to Portland. This all-women issue is on the theme of political resistance to the forces of intolerance. 30,000 copies will be distributed for free on Inauguration Day, January 20, 2017, in Washington D.C. Further distribution will occur at the […]

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Feb. 1 – Celebrate Image Comics Day!

CELEBRATE IMAGE COMICS DAY Image Comics Day 2017 takes place on Wednesday February 1st 2017! This celebration coincides with Image Comics’ relocation to their new offices in Portland, Oregon. On February 1, 1992 seven comics superstars Erik Larsen, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Whilce Portacio, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino came together to form […]

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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 […]