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Bread & Wine: Fantagraphics reissues a timeless romantic masterpiece about a dystopian prophet and a homeless man

It all started with an act of kindness to a passer-by. A man saw a paperback copy of Norman Podheretz's Making It as part of a used book sale spread out on a blanket on the street, and asked the flith-smeared fellow who placed it there how much he wanted for it. It was just a […]

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Two new must-own books from Fantagraphics: Frisky freak folk gal comix; and the mighty, massive Comics Journal 301

TIG readers won’t be surprised there are two adorable new books out from Seattle-snared, world-shaking Fantagraphics. As the world’s foremost glossy-n-generous “boutique label” of classic comics reprints (Peanuts, Dennis The Menace, Krazy Kat), and the publishing patron of local and international graphic novel geniuses like Jim Woodring, Megan Kelso, the Hernandez Brothers (Love & Rockets), […]

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Reality heightened with noir style in three mind-bending new titles from Fantagraphics

For those who were thrilled by the tribute to film noir at this year's Seattle International Film Festival, and are craving that same sexy, dark psychosis in some graphic novels, locally-based/internationally renowned publisher Fantagraphics recently put out three books to cooly creep out your summer.    Abandoned Cars: Stories by Tim Lane was released last […]

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Bookmark THIS! Thee best "lit up" events that will "ZAPP" ya this month

Just a few more days of the Seattle International Film Festival and a ton of sizzling hot music shows to see now that June is here, but you should start “booking” (ha) some time for some very TIG-worthy readings and parties about books coming up. As a nervous and gluttonous reader of quality stuff, I […]

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