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Archive for September, 2006

USAToday *Hearts* Fanboy

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

So, USAToday has chimed in on the Fanboy phenomenon, courtesy of a round-up of the fall’s young adult titles written by none other than Pop Candy blogger Whitney Matheson. Four books were chosen by Ms. Matheson for her round-up, and The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl is one of ’em! (We’re in good […]

Stan Lee Presents…er, *Meets*

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

what does everyone think of this STAN LEE MEETS… Doctor Strange, Spider-Man and all these other characters? they’ve got my buddy’s boy Bendis on the line for one of them, right, and Joss Whedon, whose Astonishing X-Men is definitely all that, BUT… what’s the deal man? just more cornball hype? it’s cool that Stan created […]

How is school so far?

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

All right, so we’re almost a month into the new school year. How’s it going for everyone out there? What do your classes look like so far? Oh, and get this — apparently Crazy J was suspended on the first day of school…in the middle of first period! That’s got to be a record…

License to kill, or…

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

license to drive which is better?

Baltimore Comic-Con

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

i know its a little late but i posted some pictures from this years AWESOME comic-con they’re here: http://fanboyandgothgirl.com/plog/index.php?level=album&id=6 hey, fanboy — did you see the picture of neil vokes and mike oeming i e-mailed to you? you never said anything…

Uh, hello? Spidey artist? Anyone…?

Monday, September 25th, 2006

Who is the new artist on Ultimate Spider-Man? Is this driving anyone else crazy? I mean, don’t get me wrong, I think Bagley’s run on the book is awesome and a major milestone that others will fall short of… But who’s next?

Baltimore Raffle Winner!

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

At the Baltimore Comic-Con, Fanboyandgothgirl.com held a raffle for con-goers. Copies of the advanced reading galley were given away, along with backsacks, tattoos, and postcards. The lucky winner of the raffle is MATTHEW KANE! Matthew gets a signed copy of The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl in hardcover, as well as a backsack […]

Fanboy Unleashed

Monday, September 18th, 2006

Yeah, we’ve been telling you for months now that The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl would be available on October 2. Well, guess what? The book’s out early! As in, RIGHT NOW! Bookstores across the country have the book out on shelves. Amazon has started shipping it, too. So go get it!

Wear it, say it proud

Wednesday, September 6th, 2006

Oh, man. If I weren’t COMPLETELY broke, I would so totally buy this… If you have money, unlike me, you can buy it here.

Fanboy vs. Fanboy…to the Death!

Friday, September 1st, 2006

Well, OK, so it’s not quite THAT dramatic… But let’s face it — this bit of news was DESTINED to happen. Fanboy and Goth Girl author Barry Lyga will appear on the very appropriately named Fanboy Radio on Wednesday, September 6 at 1:00pm CST! The subject of the show is “Fanboys Turned Novelists” and Barry […]