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    "Here is a novel that contains both the hopeful resilience of childhood and the shadow of despair. It takes graphic novels seriously as an art form and gives no easy answers. What a find."

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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.




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On the Texas Tour… Houston (Day 2)

Monday, January 29th, 2007

One of the most exhilarating and rewarding stops on the Texas Tour came on January 22 at Elsik High School in Alief, TX… At Elsik, Barry got to meet with dozens upon dozens of students and staff members from Elsik and other district schools…all of whom had read the book! It was an amazing experience […]

On the Texas Tour… Houston (Day 1)

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

(Photo courtesy the Houston Chronicle/Jessica Kourkounis) On Sunday, January 21, Barry spoke and signed books at the Contemporary Art Museum in Houston, Texas. The event was a blast — a standing room only crowd, some of whom were teens dressed in costumes to celebrate an exhibit of comic book art from local budding artists. (Barry’s […]

On the Texas Tour… Austin

Sunday, January 21st, 2007

Right now, Barry’s Texas Tour is on Day 3 of 4. He’s been to Dallas and to Austin. While we’re waiting on pics from those venues, we figured we’d show you a shot from the Austin event at BookPeople… These fans drove from College Station, Texas to Austin in order to meet Barry. What troupers! […]

Fanboy Goes Academic!

Thursday, April 26th, 2007

One of the coolest aspects of the Texas Tour was meeting Professor Bill Monroe of the University of Houston. Why? Because Professor Monroe actually used The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl in one of his courses! Pretty cool — the book hasn’t even been out a year and it’s already enshrined in the […]