The Wrenchies in Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, and the Miami Book Fest

The Wrenchies was on the New York Times Bestseller list for a few weeks and sold out.  It was also just got on the Publishers Weekly best books of 2014. yay.

It is being reprinted now but there are still  some copies that can be purchased.

Retailers please see Baker And Taylor which still have some in stock.

And for those who like to get stuff  by mail there is always amazon.


This month my National Wrenchies tour will take me to these places:

***November 8th- Tulsa, Oklahoma***–two events!

2:00 pm at the Barnes & Noble Southroads Shopping Center, 5231 East 41st Street, Tulsa, OK 74135,  918-665-4580
facebook event page and B and N event page
and in the evening
7:00 pm at the Phoenix-1302 E 6th St, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74120 facebook event page

***November 10th- Austin, TX***

4:00 to 7:00 pm at Austin Books & Comics, 5002 N Lamar Blvd- 512-454-4197 , facebook event page

***November 11th- -Houston, TX***

5:00 pm at Bedrock City Comics, 6516 Westheimer Suite D, Houston, TX 77057 -Westheimer Store (713) 780-0675, facebook event page

***November 12th-Oklahoma City***

3 pm until close at Atomik Pop, OKC, 7884 S Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73139- facebook event page

***November  14 Denver, Colorado***

7:00 pm at -Tattered Cover Bookstore—Highlands Ranch, 9315 Dorchester St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Tattered Cover event page and facebook event page
Can’t make it to the signing? Request an autographed copy here:

***November  15, Boulder, Colorado***

 4 to 6pm at time warp comics, 3105 28th St, Boulder, CO 80301 (303) 443-4500 or 1-800-552-9108
Time Warp event page and facebook event page

***November 21st – 23rd-Miami Florida***

from 3 – 4pm, Sunday, Nov 23 at The Miami Book street Fair. i am doing a panel with one of the best cartoonists in the world, Charles Burns 
Room 1365- Breaking Strange: Farel Dalrymple on The Wrenchies and Charles Burns on Sugar Skull


in other news i started updating my webcomic again. please go to studygroup comics to see updates of it will all hurt and lots of other cool comics. placeholder



this very next weekend i will be at the 2014 LOCUST MOON COMICS FESTIVAL drawing in copies of the wrenchies, delusional, it will all hurt #1 and #2, Prophet, Meathaus, and whatever else y’all got. please come on by :

10 am – 6 pm

@ The Rotunda
4014 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

The Locust Moon Comics Festival is Philadelphia’s premiere celebration of comics, illustration, and the graphic arts.

This year’s guests include Bill SienkiewiczPaul PopeMark SchultzBox BrownRebecca MockFarel DalrympleDean HaspielJ.G. JonesDenis KitchenTom ScioliJose VillarrubiaDave BullockRonald WimberlyYao Xiao, and Nathan Fox.
Click here for the full, up-to-date guest list.

Follow the fest on Twitter and Facebook ,and check out some press of the first and second Festivals here.

Pay at the door! No advance purchase required. We are a donation-based event.

 contact or visit the Locust Moon store:
34 S 40th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(267) 403-2856

the venue: The Rotunda:
4014 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104


poster by Ronald Wimberly

The Wrenchies at Powell’s books, Elliott Bay Book Company, and Lucky’s

The east coast tour was a crazy tornado and just this weekend I have three more things back on this side of the states. Please come to one or all three if you happen to be in the areas.

On Thursday Alison Hallett from the Portland Mercury is doing a Q&A with me at Powell’s Books about this new graphic novel comic book I made called The Wrenchies.

there is also going to be an art show of the Wrenchies in the Basil Hallward Gallery (all the way upstairs) throughout October. Please come and get your book signed or look at original art or other books. I’ll be there drawing in books anyway.  here’s the facebook event page.

October 2, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
First Thursday Powell’s Event
: Farel Dalrymple
The Wrenchies book signing and Q and A with Alison Hallett
Powell’s City of Books 
1005 W Burnside St. between 10th and 11th Ave.
Portland, OR


Saturday, October the 4th at 7:00pm
i will be at The Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98122


Sunday, October 5th at 5:00pm
i will be at Lucky’s Comics and Books
3972 Main Street
Vancouver, BC
(604) 875-9858.

then a couple weeks later
Saturday, October 25,
Locust Moon Comics Fest
Philadelphia, PA

I will post more dates soon including

Tulsa/Texas/Colorado/ Miami in November

California in December

Here’s the AV Club‘s review with some images from the book:

here are some screen savers someone posted on tumblr: High Res


the wrenchies and farel dalrymple on tour.


Please go visit your local independent bookstore, who will order The Wrenchies for you if they don’t have it in stock.
You can also get The Wrenchies at your local comic store, who should have the book in stock by the beginning of September (tell them it’s Diamond Code JUL141263).
You can also order The Wrenchies through any book market distributor.
The Wrenchies and all :01 books are available directly through Macmillan.
The Wrenchies is available on amazon and amazon UK
The Wrenchies is available in Canada through Raincoast, and in the UK through Melia.
The Wrenchies is availble on itunes and google ebook as well.

And please read Remainder, a short story from the world of  The Wrenchies on

Here is The Wrenchies 2014 tour schedule (so far):

September 2014

CCS -Center for Cartoon Studies ( White River Junction, Vermont), 9/11
SPX- Small Press Expo- table G1 (Bethesda, MD), 9/13 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
SPX- Small Press Expo- table G1 (Bethesda, MD), 9/14 12:00 am – 3:00 pm
Politics & Prose Graphic Novel Panel (Washington, DC-with Mark Siegel, Gareth Hinds, and Jim Rugg), 9/14, 5pm
Locust Moon  (Philadelphia, PA), 9/16 7:30pm
Greenlight (Brooklyn, NY-with Brian Heater), 9/17
Million Year Picnic (Cambridge, MA), 9/18 5:00pm
Forbidden Planet (New York City), 9/21
Brooklyn Book Festival, (Brooklyn,  NY), 9/21 10am-6pm
The Beguiling (Toronto, CANADA), 9/22

October 2014

Powell’s Books First Thursday Reception (Art exhibit up through October)(Portland, OR), 10/2
Elliot Bay bookstore (Seattle) 10/4 7pm
Lucky’s (Vancouver, CANADA) 10/5
Locust Moon Comics Fest, (Philadelphia, PA) 10/25

November 2014

Locations including some spots in texas/oklahoma/colorado coming soon.

December 2014

Locations in california coming soon.