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00000181-fa79-da89-a38d-fb7f29a50000Friday, Dec. 13, 2013: The Record broadcasted live from Button Makers shop in Georgetown (6012 12th Ave S)Everyone loves to visit Georgetown: A lively arts scene, homegrown restaurants and historic architecture keep this gritty Seattle borough unique. But what’s it like to actually live there amid the planes, trains and automobiles?The Record heads down to Georgetown to talk with residents about the present joys and future challenges facing their community.Tell/show us your favorite thing about Georgetown. Post it to Twitter or snap a pic on Instagram and tag it with #georgetownlive.00000181-fa79-da89-a38d-fb7f29a60000

Nancy Pearl Finds Us Some Good Comics At Fantagraphics In Georgetown

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Fantagraphics Books in Georgetown, Seattle.

Steve Scher talks with Fantagraphics store curator Larry Reid about the language of comics and with Nancy Pearl about her picks for great graphic novels.

The books mentioned during our  Georgetown segment with Nancy Pearl at Fantagraphics:

  • Winsor McCay, "Little Nemo In Slumberland"
  • Peter Bagge, "Hate Comics"
  • Scott McCloud, "Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art"
  • Milton Caniff, "Terry and the Pirates"
  • George Herriman, "Krazy Kat"
  • Walt Kelly, "Pogo"
  • Frank King, "Gasoline Alley"
  • Bill Watterson, "Calvin and Hobbes" series
  • Ellen Forney, "Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me: A Graphic Memoir"
  • Alison Bechdel, "Fun Home"
  • Craig Thompson Blankets, "Habibi"