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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 'The Book' Category

Holy crap, you guys!

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

Yesterday, I published this post, about free advance copies of my new book. So many of you guys responded that — within less than a day — my publisher has already asked me to take down the notice because they’re running out of books! Wow. Thanks, guys! You rock! For those of you didn’t get […]

Want a FREE advance copy of Barry’s next book? *UPDATE*

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

UPDATE: Sorry — the advance copies are gone! Barry’s next book, Hero-Type, is almost ready to hit store shelves. But if you’d like an advance copy for free, check out this link on his website: http://barrylyga.com/new/hero-type-free.html You can also read about the book and download the first few pages for free here: http://barrylyga.com/new/hero-type.html

A Fanboy Community?

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Here at the state-of-the-art FanboyandGothGirl.com headquarters, we like to keep you updated on all happenings big and small. No, no, don’t thank us — it’s our job. So, we thought you might be interested in this: A Fanboy LiveJournal community! A fan of the books set it up as a place for Fanboy fans to […]

A Fanboy Movie Trailer!

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

No, no — it’s not the official trailer. The movie stuff is still churning on behind-the-scenes. And have no fear — when there’s news, we’ll tell you. In the meantime, we’re happy to show you yet ANOTHER Fanboy fan-made video. This is the third so far. These things are multiplying like rabbits! If you like […]

More Fanboy Video!

Monday, February 25th, 2008

Hey, if you liked the last fan-video of Fanboy and Kyra, check out this new one. Yeah, they cast Cal as a white kid, but use your imagination, OK? As before, if you like it, show the creators some love in the YouTube comments!

Barry Online in Second Life

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

On February 2, Barry appeared (as an avatar) in Teen Second Life for the Second Life Literary Festival. The event was lots of fun, with a presentation of the Fanboy VidLit, a Q&A session, and a raffle for signed copies of the book. Click on the image below to check out the pics…

A Sneak Peek at the Fanboy Movie?

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Alas, no. Sorry we tricked you all into clicking on that link. There’s no news on the movie right now. But hey, this is the next best thing. Poking around on YouTube, the intrepid staff at FanboyandGothGirl.com stumbled upon a very cool, very fun video. In it, a young British fan of the book puts […]

Crazy from the Heat: Barry Visits Arizona

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

Barry went to Arizona recently to speak in schools about Fanboy and Goth Girl, and also to see friends. He’s got some pictures and reminiscences on his personal website: Arizona: Day 1 Arizona: Day 2

Fanboy in Paperback! Plus… Boy Toy!

Sunday, August 5th, 2007

Well, it seems a little early, but they’re here… Barry’s new book, Boy Toy, is in stores now! Also in stores now is the new Fanboy paperback! It’s beautiful, with a gorgeous metallic blue cover. (Don’t worry — they didn’t touch those lips we love so much. They just improved ’em.) Check out this shot […]

Newsarama Offers a Fanboy Two-Fer!

Saturday, June 30th, 2007

Newsarama.com, the biggest news site in comics, has conducted and posted TWO more interviews with Barry Lyga! One is about the movie option on the book. The second is about Brian Michael Bendis’s reaction to being in the book! That’s right! If you’ve ever wondered what Bendis thinks about being a character in a novel…here’s […]

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