CA – Rescue Rangers Signing

Press Release:

Hot on the heels of the release of the fan anticipated CHIP ‘N’ DALE RESCUE RANGERS #1 comes a signing you wont want to miss. Disney Afternoon fans in the Sothern California area come down to Beach Ball Comics to meet CHIP ‘N’ DALE RESCUE RANGERS and DARKWING DUCK writer extraordinaire Ian Brill as he’ll be signing comics and greeting fans Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 2pm!

But that’s not all, fans who show up can buy the CHIP ‘N’ DALE RESCUE RANGERS #1 exclusive for Beach Ball Comics! It’s the limited edition variant no Chip ‘N’ Dale Rescue Rangers fan can pass up!

What: CHIP ‘N’ DALE RESCUE RANGERS Signing Event!
Where: Beach Ball Comics
3024 W Ball Rd Ste G, Anaheim, CA 92804
When: Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 2pm
Anything else?: HECK YEAH! CHIP ‘N’ DALE RESCUE RANGERS #1 LIMITED EDITION BEACH BALL COMICS VARIANT!

About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios (www.boom-studios.com) 2009 “Best Publisher” of the year, generates a wide-ranging catalog of multiple Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated comic books and graphic novels featuring some of the industry’s top talent, including Philip K. Dick’s DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, 20th Century Fox’s 28 DAYS LATER and DIE HARD, The Henson Company’s FARSCAPE, and the original Mark Waid series IRREDEEMABLE. This fall sees BOOM! teaming up with the legendary Stan Lee, creator of Marvel Comics’ characters Spider-Man, The Hulk, and The X-Men for a line of original superhero series, the legend’s first new superhero creations in nearly 20 years. BOOM!’s youth imprint, BOOM Kids!, is an undisputed industry leader publishing Disney/Pixar’s THE INCREDIBLES, CARS, and TOY STORY, as well as Disney’s THE MUPPETS, DONALD DUCK, UNCLE SCROOGE and WALT DISNEY’S COMICS AND STORIES. This year, BOOM! Studios celebrates its fifth anniversary.

Mark Millar Announces Kapow! Comic Con for 2011

November 30, 2010 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, England, Top Stories

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Kapow! Comic Con logo

Comics writer Mark Millar has announced by video the launch of Kapow! Comic Con, “an event dedicated to the comicbooks and the films, TV shows and games they inspire.” The convention will take place in London, England, April 19th and 20th and already features a great lineup including John Romita Jr., Leinil Yu, Dave Gibbons, Frank Quitely, Mark Millar, Bryan Hitch, Olivier Coipel, Brian Bolland, Andy Diggle, Jock, David Lloyd, Kieron Gillen, Liam Sharp, John McCrea, Sean Phillips, Adi Granov, Chris Weston, and lots more.

KAPOW! COMIC CON is also hosting the first ever annual STAN LEE AWARDS and with categories including Best Comic, Best Superhero or SciFi Movie and Best Comic Book Hero.

OR – Benefit Day Signing

Brian Michael Bendis, Colleen Coover, Steve Lieber, Jeff Parker and Paul Tobin at Borders as they discuss and sign their Marvel graphic novels. Support Lifebeat and local AIDS charities during Borders national Benefit Day promotion.

As an added bonus Steve Lieber has offered to give away the Dr. Strange sketch pictured above.

December 01, 2010 – 7:00 PM

Borders
7227 SW Bridgeport Road, Tigard, OR 97224

More information: http://lifebeat.org/borders/schedule/portlandcomics/

NYC – Rescue Me Star Signing

Denis Leary signs on December 08, 2010 at 7:00 PM

Manhattan – Columbus Circle – Borders
10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

One of America’s most original and biting comic satirists, Denis Leary turns his irreverent eye and scathing humor on everything you love and cherish-and now he does it with a hilarious, illustrated collection of Tweets! Like a quiver full of arrows, Suck On This Year’s barbs will hit you where it hurts-and you’ll love it.

CA – Little Mermaid Screening

Animator Glen Keane appears on Saturday December 11th at 5pm, at the Egyptian Theatre for a screening of The Little Mermaid and a Q&A moderated by Charles Solomon. Purchase tickets here…

Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood,  CA  90028

OR – Love Bites Signing

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Adrienne Barbeau, the beloved ’80s icon and horror actress (The Fog, Swamp Thing), skewers Hollywood and vamp lit alike in Love Bites, her follow-up to the acclaimed Vampyres of Hollywood.

Thursday, December 9th @ 7pm

Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Portland, OR 
(800) 878-7323

CTN Animation Expo 2010!

November 27, 2010 by  
Filed under Animation, California, L.A. Sequential, Top Stories

CTN (Creative Talent Network) Animation Expo is an annual expo designed to celebrate as well as develop networks within the animation industry. With heavyweights such as Disney, Dreamworks Animation, and Sony Picture Animation, along with big name artists such as Peter De Seve, J. Scott Campbell, Tim Sale, Humberto Ramos, and Moebius in attendance, CTN was a great expo for fans as well as potential applicants in the animation field.

With panels showing the magic of some of the recent animated films, as well as watching artists draw live on stage, and even portfolio reviews, CTN is definitely a great show for those looking to break into the animation field. Here’s some photos from the show!

Prints and other artsy goodies for sale!

Fans getting to interact with artists was a definite highlight at CTN.

Artists J. Scott Campbell and Tim Sale share a table at the front of CTN.

The drawing stage with TVs hooked up so that people can watch artists work their magic!

Humberto Ramos working on a jam piece at CTN.

Tim Sale showing off his awesome Batman drawing.

A cowboy model poses for potential artists sketching away.

Wacom booth in the east hall of CTN.

Applicants line up for Disney.

Moebius interacts with his fans, giving some personal time to each fan.

Artist Sean "Cheeks" Galloway gives a portfolio review.

Come to CTN next year, rain or shine!

CA – Twilight Signing

Director David Slade signing Twilight: Eclipse on December 4th at 6pm. This is a numbered event. Purchase the DVD at Dark Delicacies and get a number for your place in line.

Dark Delicacies
3512 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA

TX – The Guild Signing

Felicia Day has graciously volunteered to come sign at Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy® Austin on Saturday, December 18, 2010 from 1 PM – 3 PM while she is in town.

She will only be here for those two hours, so this is your best chance to meet Felicia for free!

WHEN: Saturday December 18, 2010
TIME:1 PM – 3 PM ONLY

Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy® will be selling GUILD DVDs, DR. HORRIBLE’S SING-ALONG BLOG DVDs and The Guild trade paperbacks.

The Rules (such as they are)

• Each person may bring two (2) items from home for Felicia Day to sign.
• Photos are allowed, but only one per person! We want to keep the line moving.

Dragon’s Lair Comics and Fantasy
6111 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757

Webcomics Rampage Returns

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Webcomics Rampage is Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy® Austin’s annual celebration of Webcomics! We invite as many awesome webcomic creators as we can fit into the store and let them loose to chat with fans!

Now you don’t have to go to a big convention and pay hard-earned money just to get in the door! You get to come in for free and hang out with some of the top names in webcomics including Randy Milholland (Something Positive), Danielle Corsetto (Girls With Slingshots), Jeph Jacques (Questionable Content) and David Willis (Shortpacked)!

All of them will have merchandise on sale, will be signing for customers and some of them will even be offering free sketches! Don’t miss this chance to meet some of the best creators in the business and get some unique and special merchandise just in time for the gift giving holidays!

There will also be a Webcomics Creator Panel! But you must RSVP to the panel!

• RSVP on Facebook

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