This month, we are blessed (or cursed) with a preponderance of comic book-related events for First Thursday. The ambitious amongst you can maybe hit all three of these things. If not, just thank the cosmos you live in a city where all this stuff is actually possible.
WHO: Matt Wagner
WHAT: Grendel Omnibus book release and art exhibit
WHEN: Thursday, August 2nd, 6-10pm; artwork on display until Aug. 31
WHERE: Floating World Comics, 400 NW Couch St.
WHO: Joëlle Jones & Naomi Nowak
WHAT: Art Exhibit
WHEN: Thursday, August 2nd and through Aug. 31
WHERE: Hellion Gallery, 19 NW 5th Ave, Suite 204 (
WHO: Ben Dewey, Suzette Smith, Sara Ryan, Matt Fraction
WHAT: Reading and Celebrating Comics
WHEN: Thursday, August 2nd, 8 pm; $3 at the door!
WHERE: Jack London Bar, 529 SW 4th Ave (downstairs at the Rialto)
Current Soundtrack: Nas, Life is Good