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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 […]

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May 4 – SMALL FAVORS release party with Colleen Coover

Eisner Award-winning co-creator of BANDETTE collects her landmark female-friendly erotica in its entirety for the first time ever. We are excited to host a book signing and art exhibit with Colleen Coover to celebrate the release of this collection. Limerence Press, the world’s premier publisher of female & LGBTQ friendly, sex-positive erotica comics announced that they will publish Small Favors: […]

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April 6 – WHAT PARSIFAL SAW release party with Ron Regé Jr.

What Parsifal Saw collects work produced by artist Ron Regé, Jr. following the release of 2012’s acclaimed opus, The Cartoon Utopia (which is being re-released in paperback this season). Regé’s interest in esoteric ideas and spirituality has permeated into all aspects of his work, as highlighted by “Cosmogenesis,” his adaptation of selections from the writings […]

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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 […]