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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 […]

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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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May 20 – LINEWORK NW PRE-PARTY

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! […]