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Books With Pictures Five-Year Anniversary Celebration & Sale!

🌟ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION AND SALE!🌟 To celebrate Books with Pictures’ five years in business, we’re having our biggest sale ever, from tomorrow, June 2, through Sunday the 6th! We’ll have selected books and back issues for sale on the sidewalk for 65% off all week starting tomorrow, plus extra sales in store each day: Wednesday, June 2: Superhero graphic novels are 25% off — and Pup Tent, the awesome new florist in our lot, will be in costume as… well, it’s a surprise. Thursday, June 3: Zines and small-press comics are 50% off, and nonfiction graphic novels are 25% off. Friday, June 4: Single issue comics are 75% off. Excludes books released 5/26 and 6/2. Excludes curated $3 back issue section. Saturday, June 5: Non-superhero graphic…

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Teen Graphic Novel Group

We are starting new teen graphic novel group. Our first discussion is on March 16 at 4 p.m. Contact Jamie McNeely at Jamie.mcneely@gmail.com for additional details and the Zoom invite.

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Sunday Parkways x IPRC: Virtual Summer Zine Workshop for Youth

The IPRC is working with Sunday Parkways to make September a month of zine making for all of Portland! Each week will feature a different workshop facilitated by a local artist. We’ll be making a community zine called Portland’s Got Talent with submissions that will be printed and bound at the IPRC. Workshop Description: Let’s make a collaborative zine about summer! In this 45 minute virtual workshop facilitated by Marissa Perez, we will learn about zines, draw together, and start working on our zine pages. You can expect: self portraits, eyes-closed drawings, and art prompts! Bring paper and whatever kind of art materials you like to use! Open to youth ages 15 and under. Tune in live on the Sunday Parkways Facebook page. RSVP on…

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TFAW End of Summer Sale

We’re ending our summer with a huge Summer Sale at the location of our (former) NE Broadway store August 28-30! For one weekend only, we’re re-opening the doors and bringing clearance prices back with not only some of the remaining things from the NE Broadway location, but we’re also bringing in hundreds of new items from across ALL of our stores! Along with deep discounts, we’ll have special items for sale limited to one-per-customer. These will be items we’re pricing at set amounts, excluded from discounts, where anyone who comes in can pick and purchase. We’re talking about things like $100 sixth scale figures, $5 action figures, $20 statues, and more! It’s our way to thank everyone for their support in these interesting times, and…

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Award Acceptance for Queen of the Sea by Dylan Meconis

Congratulations to Portland graphic novelist Dylan Meconis for her PNBA Award win! You can read her winner’s essay here: https://nwbooklovers.org/2020/01/17/new-worlds-an-essay-by-2020-pnba-award-winner-dylan-meconis/ Watch her speech for Queen of the Sea, available now in paperback, on Wednesday, May 20th at 4pm!

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NOT A PLACE TO VISIT online release party and art exhibit with T Edward Bak

Not a Place to Visit is a new collection of illustrated essays by WILD MAN cartoonist T Edward Bak. Join the artist on Thursday, April 2 for a livestream book reading and presentation. Signed books will be for sale online! Exploring themes of social and ecological flux unique to environments in the western US through concisely rendered reflections this series examines the migration of the artist’s family to and from Colorado’s San Luis Valley, tourism and salmon on the Columbia River, the fraught ecosystem of southern California’s Salton Sea, and fracking along the northern Colorado prairie and Front Range. WHO: T Edward Bak WHAT: Not A Place To Visit livestream book reading and presentation WHERE: FB or IG live or Twitch (we’re still looking into it) WHEN: Thursday…

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Book Club: Skip

Molly Mendoza is an illustrator currently living in Portland, Oregon. She is captivated by the relationships that she has built with friends, family, and foes alike over the course of her life. Molly sets out to emulate those relationships through her chaotic yet rhythmic style to make some dang-good drawings. A colorful, unpredictable postapocalyptic world comes alive in Skip, when two unlikely friends, Bloom and Gloopy, find themselves tossed from dimension to dimension. Gloopy is running toward adventure, and away from their home and friends who don’t understand their creative talent. Bloom is desperately trying to return home to their lake, and avoid the terrible violence of the city. Instead, both Bloom and Gloopy find what they need in each other, and bravely return home…

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Author Mat Johnson on His Novel, Loving Day

Black Studies presents this talk by Mat Johnson, author of Loving Day, Pym, Drop, and other books, as part of its Black Bag Speakers Series.  Co-sponsored by the English Department. LOCATION:  SMSU 328/9 In an effort to develop a forum for people and organizations doing work that addresses issues related to the community of Black people in Portland, the Black Bag Speaker Series began in October of 2006. We have featured many key people and organizations speaking on important issues in Portland, including but not limited to former Oregon Senator Avel Gordly, Joann Hardesty from Oregon Action, and Dr. Joy Leary from PSU. Our series has focused on the following issues: race and sustainability, slavery, police violence, segregation and gentrification, education, the Black Panthers, & AIDS and health in Portland –…

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NEFP Benefit Raffle Drawing at Excalibur Comics!

We’re gathering items the Northeast Emergency Food Program needs from October 1st through November 1st. For every item on the list you bring in, you’ll get a raffle ticket. And then, on November 2nd, we’re raffling away an assortment of incredible prizes, like: a Kurt Busiek signed script, Benjamin Dewey Comics & Illustration signed prints, Rogue Ales & Spirits and The Nerd Out gift cards, A Wave Blue World graphic novels, original art and MORE!

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Frankenstein’s Comicbook Swap 17: Day of the Dead!

Frankenstein’s Comicbook Swap returns to the Eagle Lodge Saturday November 2nd! Buy/Sell/Trade comics, comic books, toys, cards, buttons, graphic novels, tpb, posters, magazines, records, hugs, drinks, popcorn, kids stuff. $1 entry 12-6pm Kids and elders Free! $5 early bird 11am-12pm We are also taking cans of food donations for the Oregon Food Bank. East Portland Eagle Lodge 4904 SE Hawthorne Blvd PDX 97215 http://www.frankensteinscomicbookswap.com/ https://twitter.com/FranksComicSwap https://instagram.com/frankscomicswap/

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