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    When Mom first told me that she was pregnant, I thought I'd puke.... A week or so later, I e-mailed Planned Parenthood and had them send a bunch of brochures about abortion to our address. That didn't go over very well.


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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

Goth Girl Strikes a Pose

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Want a Kyra Minimate? It's easy — just ask me a question! Click for details. Thought y'all might want to see some pictures of the first Goth Girl minimate to hit American shores. Here are some photos…(Click on them for bigger images.) First up, Kyra in her packaging. "Let me out of here!"   And […]

20 Questions for Barry

Friday, August 28th, 2009

To celebrate the upcoming release of Goth Girl Rising, my publisher has decided to make a little video of yours truly answering twenty questions from readers. The only problem with this scheme is that we need questions! This is your chance — ask anything you like! Are you curious about the writing process? How I […]

Kyra Becomes an Action Figure!

Friday, August 14th, 2009

I am really excited to announce this. I've been working on this for a few months now, and it's finally ready to talk about. Meet Kyra Sellers, a.k.a. Goth Girl! That's Kyra in "Minimate" form. Minimates are cool little block-style action figures. They're two inches of articulated plastic awesome. Over the years, there have been […]

And the ARC Goes to…

Saturday, August 1st, 2009

The “Win the Goth Girl Rising ARC” Contest is officially over, with entries coming through Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and both of my web sites. And the winner is…Fanboy107. (Hmm. With a name like that, maybe it’s fate?) How did Fanboy107 win? Well, it was all random. I got so many entries and so many people […]

Want to Read GOTH GIRL RISING before anyone else?

Friday, June 26th, 2009

So, a Goth Girl Rising ARC (Advanced Reader Copy) has come into my possession. I’ve had it for about a month because while I want to give it away to a reader, I haven’t been sure of the fairest way to do so. I didn’t want to do something entirely random because, well, that’s just […]

Wolverine Makes it into More Stores

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Wolverine: Worst Day Ever is now available in comic book stores all over the U.S. (and probably Canada).

Wolverine is Out in Stores!

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Wolverine: Worst Day Ever  has hit stores! Well, some stores. According to reliable sources on the East Coast, the book has showed up in comic book stores there. No word yet on whether or not it is in bookstores on the East Coast or not, but we do know that it has not made it […]

The Sequel: Goth Girl Rising

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Time is a funny thing in the hospital. In the mental ward. You lose track of it easily. After six months in the Maryland Mental Health Unit, Kyra Sellers, a.k.a. Goth Girl, is going home. Unfortunately, she’s about to find out that while she was away, she lost track of more than time. Things seem […]

Snikt! — Barry & Wolverine

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

It was only a matter of time before my misbegotten comic book-riddled past caught up to me, and now it has. But whereas your average comic-book-geek-turned-novelist ends up being summoned back to the world of comics for a special mini-series or a story arc on an ongoing title, I got lured in a different way: […]

This Book Makes You Look Great!

Saturday, January 17th, 2009

    Ever since Fanboy came out, people have been asking me when I would write some comic books. Probably not going to happen, but if you were curious about what a Barry Lyga comic book might be like, you can check out the Does This Book Make Me Look Fat?, now in stores. It's […]

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