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    "Comic book wannabe."

    "Ha! Wannabe? You want to talk about that? You're a freakin' Goth wannabe. You're a Neil Gaiman wannabe. You're a suicide wannabe."


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Welcome to the Fanboy and Goth Girl web site! Browse the site for information about the book, an excerpt, VidLit link, images, and more.

You'll also get a chance to meet the main characters from the book through their blogs and letters.




Archive for the 'Coolness' Category

Introducing…Goth Girl Follies!

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

There’s a new webcomic…and it stars Kyra! Goth Girl Follies! will be published at barrylyga.com. The first strip is below. To see it larger, just click on it to go to the Goth Girl Follies! home page.

Get a Signed Goth Girl Rising!

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Do you want a signed copy of Goth Girl Rising? Well, it’s easy to get one. There’s a very easy contest over on BarryLyga.com, so head over to this link: http://barrylyga.com/get-goth-girl Follow the easy instructions and you could win a signed copy of Goth Girl Rising AND a Kyra minimate!

20 Questions…Answered!

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

A month or so ago, I put out a call for questions that I could answer in a video my publisher wanted to put together. Between comments on the web site and e-mails, I received well over a hundred questions, which were whittled down to twenty, with the help of my publisher. And now, with […]

How to Get a Goth Girl Minimate

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

The Goth Girl Minimate is pretty freakin' cool. Sorry if it sounds immodest to say it, but come on — she's awesome! So, people want to know how they can get one of their own. Who can blame them?   Well, one way to get the minimate is to buy Goth Girl Rising! Hey, let's […]

Buy Goth Girl Rising, Get a Minimate!

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

UPDATE (9/24): The book is shipping now from online sellers, which means it’s either already in stores or will be showing up soon. The rules below still apply: Buy the book from your preferred source, send the proof of purchase, and you’re entered. Want a Goth Girl minimate? Well, if you do (and who wouldn't […]

Tweeting Goth Girl!

Monday, September 21st, 2009

In preparation for the launch of Goth Girl Rising, I am excerpting the book each day on Twitter! Every day between now and the book's launch, I'll be posting a brief excerpt on Twitter. If you'd like to follow me on Twitter, do so at http://twitter.com/barrylyga . If you don't want to bother with Twitter, […]

Kyra with the GGR cover!

Friday, September 18th, 2009

An early copy of Goth Girl Rising came to my via UPS. And my God, people — this cover is so freakin' gorgeous in person I just had to take a picture of it for you. Along with a Kyra minimate standing in front of it like George C. Scott, of course! Check it out! […]

Goth Girl Minimate Pix!

Friday, September 11th, 2009

Here are some more pictures of the Goth Girl minimate! If you want one, be sure to click here! Click on each image for a larger picture! First up, Kyra ready for a fight:       Ouch! Kicking Fanboy in the nads:     What are YOU looking at?     Oops… Dizzy!   […]

Goth Girl Rising Trailer Contest Winner!

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Here we go! The Goth Girl Rising Trailer contest is over and a winner has been chosen! This was not easy, folks! There were some really fun trailers, and in the end, the three judges had a tough time. But here we go… There were a total of 22 entries, most of which focused on […]

GOTH GIRL RISING Interview on Amazon!

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Amazon.com asked me some questions about Goth Girl Rising, and I did my part (which meant, y'know, answering them). Here's the interview.

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