All you have to do is stop by your friendly neighborhood comics shop. Seattle’s lucky enough to have good ones everywhere (including Phoenix Comics & Games on Capitol Hill, Zanadu Comics downtown, Comics Dungeon in Wallingford, Arcane Comics in Ballard), and great stuff is up for grabs this year. Make sure to check out the offerings from Fantagraphics: Ed Piskor’sHip Hop Family Tree explains the hiphop/comic book connection, and Don Rosa’s incredible Uncle Scrooge reprint A Matter of Some Gravity is a perfect way to introduce kids to the magic of comics. (Various locations, more info at

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