Shoppe ~ Comics & Graphic Novels

A selection of hand-picked gems from our downtown Portland store. Minimum order of $8.

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(1-11 of 16 items)

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Alone Forever

By Liz Prince

At last Liz Prince has brought her popular webcomic to print!

Alone Forever explores the joys of living single and free to focus on what really matters: comics, punk rock, and cute boys with beards.

Drawn in Liz Prince's ultra-charming style, filled with self-deprecation and cats, there's something for everyone to relate to in this celebration of self-reliance in the age of OkCupid.


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Big Plans #5

By Aron Nels Steinke

112 pp., 6x4.5, perfect bound

With bold simple lines, classic comic panel layout, and a little self-deprecation, Big Plans is the semi-autobiographical comcis of Aron Nels Steinke. Aron has a knack for highlighting himself at his most obnoxious, sweet, and funny, whether he is watching movies and talking to himself, struggling through an interview, or spazzing out trying to make his wife to drive faster to a comic's panel. In this issue, our hero gets his first teaching job, recalls his mulleted, gun obsessed youth, and walks out of the comic's panel.


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By Renee French

paperback. signed. risograph.

 Bjornstand, the super cute Goliath, rises from the sea! Renee French chronicles the odd happening that is Bjornstand in the strange comic as characters Mick & Marcel do their best to go about their daily lives and not make awkward eye contact.




By Al Burian

A collection of comics by

Burn Collector

author Al Burian


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Garden of the Womanimal

By Carly Boyer /Caroline Paquita

Exhibition zine published for Caroline Paquita's solo-exhibition at Booklyn Artists Alliance: GARDEN OF THE WOMANIMAL is a small survey of thirteen years of drawings, paintings, prints, sculptures and zines.

GARDEN OF THE WOMANIMAL explores a recurring theme throughout the recent years of Caroline’s work, depicted in a wide variety of media, a cult of “womanimals” half-women/half-wild animals are illustrated in landscapes of playful sexual scenarios, mystical adventures, and explorations of nature and the body. The womanimals’ corrupt playfulness and exuberance are contrasted by the meticulously clean line work of Paquita’s drawings and paintings. Newer works are surrounded by thirteen years of imagery demonstrating the evolution towards this theme and its stylized Booklyn Artists Alliance.


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Gay Genius

By Annie Murphy

pp. 144, 9.5"x7", perfect bound, full color

 Gay Genius is a showcase of contemporary radical queer visionaries: Kubb E. Bear, Harmony Bianca, Sarah Sass Biscarra-Dilley, Pam Cameron-Snyder,Jackie Davis, Mat Defiler, Samantha Jane Dorsett, Eddie Fake, Sailor Holloday, Elisha Lim, Annie Murphy, Leroi Newbold, Lee Relvas, Adee Roberson,Matt Runkle, Ellery Russian,Clio Reese Sady, and Silky Shoemaker. Using comics as a narrative to articulate the queer experience, Gay Genius breaks through the limitations put on gay culture throughout history. The wide range of art, stories, and style come together under the passions and otherness of the writers and editor Annie Murphy.  


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Hungry House

By Annie Murphy

Nefarious visages appear to those looking closely whilst ghost cats romp throughout this hungry house.


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I Made This to Impress a Boy

By Jeannette Langmead


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By Reid Psaltis

Kingdom/Order is a beautiful and fantastic wordless comic about a man's deeply engaging and mysterious connection with the animal kingdom. This connection takes him from the streets of the city to subterranean rat dens and spooky forests inhabited by creatures both seen and unseen. 

Kingdom/Order Part 1 is drawn by local Portland illustrator Reid Psaltis and it is the first book in a three part series. 


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Mr. Wolf #1

By Aron Nels Steinke

45 pp., 5.5"x4.25", saddle stitched

Aron's excellent comic relating the trials of a new teacher in the Portland school system.


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