MA – Star Trek/Doctor Who Signing

Artist J.K. Woodward signs at Friendly Neighborhood Comics on Saturday, June 16, 2012 12:00pm until 4:00pm!

Woodward collaborated with A. David Lewis on the indie comic Mortal Coils and Michael Colbert on the Digital Webbing Presents series Crazy Mary where he still does covers and promises to do another full story. IDW noticed his work on Crazy Mary and offered him a gig doing a CSI:NY limited series and he followed in short order with a standout story in BOOM! Studios’ Zombie Tales series. When Peter David was re-launching his owner created series Fallen Angel at IDW, James was a natural choice for Peter’s dark world of magic, violence and redemption.

His painted work eventually caught the attention of Marvel editor, Mike Marts who chose him to illustrate X-men Origins:The Beast which was released September 2008.

Woodward illustrates various series for IDW and BOOM! Studios. His next series is the Star Trek / Dr Who crossover.

As a special bonus, anyone purchasing Star Trek / Dr Who will be entered into a free raffle to win an original painting by J.K.!

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Friendly Neighborhood Comics
191 Mechanic Street (Route 140), Bellingham, MA 02019

CA – Harbinger Signing

Joshua Dysart, Dinesh Shamdasani, and friends sign at both Collector’s Paradise locations on Wednesday June 6th!

Press Release:

Collector’s Paradise would love to invite you to the LA Release Signings for HARBINGER #1, a hot new release from Valiant Entertainment, with writer Joshua Dysart and special guests, including (confirmed) Valiant Founder Dinesh Shamdasani and more!

Valiant, once the third biggest publisher in comics (after Marvel & DC) is back, with a huge hit, X-O Manowar, which sold more copies this year than any independent comic book. Now Valiant is following XO with a fantastic first issue of Harbinger, a fresh new take on discovery of powers and the powers that compete for the newly “discovered” talent.

We will hold two signing events, both on Wednesday June 6th.   First, in our Valley store, from 12pm to 3pm, Joshua Dysart will sign copies of Harbinger #1. Each copy will come with a Certificate of Authenticity, signifying that it was signed during our Release Signings.

Then, from 5pm to 8pm, Joshua will sign at our Pasadena location. At both signings, we plan to have special guests, to be announced closer to the time of the signing.


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Collector’s Paradise
319 S. Arroyo Parkway #4, Pasadena, CA 91105

7131 Winnetka Ave, Canoga Park, CA 91306

IL – The Massive Signing

Writer/Artist Brian Wood (DMZ, DV8, Northlanders, Local, Demo, Conan) appears at Challengers on Saturday, June 30th from 8pm-10pm for a signing and party to celebrate his outstanding new releases for June 2012, THE MASSIVE and CHANNEL ZERO: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION. Copies of both will be available for purchase, as well as other past and current work.

An original print, designed by Brian Wood, will be provided free with any purchase during the event.

Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

CA – Rob Liefeld Weekend

Rob Liefeld signs at both Phat Collectibles locations this weekend! Saturday June 2nd at the mega store in Anaheim and Sunday June 3rd at the Huntington Beach store launching his three new DC titles Grifter, Deathstroke, and Savage Hawkman all starting at 1pm.

Rob will do free head sketches of Deadpool or Deathstroke for the first 50 people in line on Saturday ONLY!

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Phat Collectibles
1201 S. Euclid Street, Anaheim, CA 92804

16532 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

NYC – Kids Comics Day

Franco Aureliani signs at Jim Hanley’s Universe on Saturday June 2nd from 1:00pm-3:00pm!

Press Release:

Saturday, June 2 Noon to 5pm is Kids Comics Day at both Jim Hanley’s Universe locations in New York City! To celebrate, ALL Kids Comics will be 25% Off – including the week’s hotly anticipated new all-ages releases Superman Family Adventures 1 (from the creators of Tiny Titans) and the official magazine of Cartoon Network’s DC NATION, DC Nation 1!

Franco, the writer behind Tiny Titans and Superman Family Adventures 1 will be signing at our Manhattan Location June 2 from 1:00pm-3:00pm! This is your chance to meet the mind behind the modern all-ages comic renaissance and the coolest one-name comic creator in America, Franco!

Even cooler, we will have FREE Comics (for kids only!) while supplies last, including some of this year’s hottest all-ages FCBD releases like Spider-Man Year One, DC’s New 52, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Yo Gabba Gabba, Spongebob Squarepants and a ton of exclusive giveaways we can’t even mention yet!

And throughout the day we will have artists on hand drawing, plus a ton of cool activities like comic coloring pages, make your own comics, games and more!


Jim Hanley’s Universe
4 West 33rd St, New York, NY 10001

WA – Dark Avengers Signing

Writer Jeff Parker signs at I Like Comics on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 from 4:00pm until 7:00pm.

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Press Release:

The latest team of “DARK AVENGERS,” formed by Norman Osborn in AVENGERS and NEW AVENGERS, is taking over THUNDERBOLTS in June. Title and everything.

The series is continuing its original numbering, but with issue #175, it’s getting a new but familiar name — DARK AVENGERS — as Dark Scarlet Witch, Dark Spider-Man, Trickshot, Ragnarok and Skaar all join the book. But that doesn’t mean the end of Thunderbolts as you know it, as the creative team of writer Jeff Parker and artists Kev Walker and Declan Shalvey remain in place, as does Luke Cage at the center of it all.

Please join us in welcoming shop favorite Jeff Parker (Currently of THUNDERBOLTS and INCREDIBLE HULK) for the exclusive launch of DARK AVENGERS! Jeff Will be available for a meet-n-greet and for his always popular sketches & signature!

I Like Comics
2101 East 4th Plain Boulevard, Vancouver, WA 98661

TX – Alpha Signing

Writer Greg Rucka appears on Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 4-6 PM at Rathbun’s Blue Plate Kitchen

Barnes & Noble will be on hand to sell books. Zeus Comics will be on hand to sell Greg’s comics and graphic novels. Greg will sign anything with a purchase.

Rathbun’s Blue Plate Kitchen
6130 Luther Lane, Dallas, TX 75225

All 5 Star Trek Captains Appearing Together for the 1st Time at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con 2012

5 Captains Star Trek

Press Release:

Sir Patrick Stewart To Attend 2012 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con; Five ‘Star Trek’ Captains Appearing Together For First Time

Celebrated Actor Joins William Shatner, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew, Scott Bakula At Star-Studded Event Also Featuring Chris Hemsworth, Stan Lee, WWE® Superstar CM Punk™

NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, May 19, 2012 – Patrick Stewart, known to millions of fans as “Captain Jean-Luc Picard” on the television series “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” and “Professor Charles Xavier” in the X-Men film series, will attend Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, Stewart and Wizard World, Inc. announced today.  He joins William Shatner (“Captain Kirk”), Avery Brooks (“Captain Sisko”), Kate Mulgrew (“Captain Janeway”) and Scott Bakula (“Captain Archer”) as captains of their respective series in the iconic franchise who will be special guests at the event, set for Thursday, May 31, through Sunday, June 3 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  Stewart will appear at the event on Saturday.

The Emmy-nominated actor, who has performed in more than 100 television and film roles, is one of several actors to appear in all three “X-Men” films: X-Men (2000), X2 (2003) and X-Men: The Last Stand (2006). His role as Picard, which started on “Next Generation,” placed him in four Star Trek films: Generations (1994), First Contact (1996), Insurrection (1998) and Nemesis (2002). He also served as the voice of numerous animated characters in movies like Chicken Little and Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, as well as popular TV shows such as “Family Guy” and “American Dad.”

“Bringing together the five Captains from the iconic ‘Star Trek’ series, capped with the addition of the legendary Sir Patrick Stewart, is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our fans,” said John Macaluso, Wizard World CEO.  “They and other standout guests like Chris Hemsworth, William Shatner and Stan Lee make Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con a can’t-miss event.”

The five captains, Hemsworth (The Avengers, Thor), Lee (creator, “Spider-Man,” “X-Men”), WWE® Superstar CM Punk™ and Bruce Campbell (Army of Darkness, Evil Dead, “Burn Notice,” Spider-Man)” plus more than 60 other celebrities make this year’s Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con roster the best and most diverse ever.

VIP tickets are available now for fans who want to secure their opportunity to meet many of the stars at the event, including the five captains as a group.  Fans can also visit for links to VIP packages for Hemsworth, Lee, Ryan, WWE® Superstar CM Punk™, Bruce Campbell, Hayden Panettiere, Paul Wesley, James Marsters and group experiences with Boondock Saints, “Buffy: The Vampire Slayer,” and “Spartacus/Legend of the Seeker” actors.

For more on the 2012 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, including hours, celebrities, creators, vendors, programming schedules, evening entertainment, autographs, sponsorship and volunteer information and more, visit

About Wizard World:
Wizard World produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.

The full event schedule can be found at

Joe Kubert to Attend Great Allentown Comic Con! in August 2012 and Will Donate Art to Charity Raffle

Joe Kubert

Press Release:


Allentown PA, May 24th — Legendary artist Joe Kubert to attend, donate original artwork for Children Charity raffle at August 4-5th Great Allentown Comic Con.

Comic legend Joe Kubert has agreed to appear at the 3rd annual Great Allentown Comic Con! Summer Splash show. This will be Mr. Kubert’s first appearance at The Great Allentown Comic Con! and event organizers are very pleased that the legendary creator’s participation at the show is the first headline guest appearance and charity donation announcement for this year’s summer show. Not only that, the confirmation comes just in time for the Memorial Day holiday … a great way to begin excitement for the stream of additional guest appearance announcements that will be forthcoming. The GACC Summer Show will take place August 4 – 5, 2012 in the showroom at The Merchants Square Mall in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

“This is an awesome way to kick off our guest and event announcements for the Summer GACC show,” notes Christopher Wertz, Founder and Promoter of the GACC. “Joe Kubert is a living legend, and has contributed his talents not only to creating comic stories and characters but to sharing his talents teaching future generations of artists how to apply their skills. We at the GACC have worked hard to create an environment that both entertains and encourages younger fans to appreciate graphic arts much as Joe has done his entire career. We are further happy to be able to announce a chance for his fans to win an original sketch, while also supporting a great cause.”

Mr. Kubert will attend panels as well as conduct signings at the show and so there will be plenty of opportunity for his fans to see him. Mr. Kubert will be assisting the GACC in raising funds for the Tomorrows Children’s Fund charity, by donating an original sketch he will create while at the show! In addition, The Kubert School, which he founded in 1976, will also have a booth at the show and expect to see current and former students showing their support. For further information about the GACC and for purchasing tickets please visit

About The Great Allentown Comic Con! – The Only Pop-Culture Comic Convention in the Lehigh Valley. Founded in 2010, by Riverside Comics; The Great Allentown Comic Con (GACC) is already one of the fastest growing Fan-focused events in the comics industry. Currently located in the 10,000 sq ft Showroom of the Merchants Square Mall in Allentown PA, the GACC is dedicated to producing celebrations of comics and popular culture by providing unique access to talented artists and a family-friendly experience for fans. The show motto “Get UR Geek On!” represents in part the recognition of the diverse and unique nature of our fans, and to our commitment in providing events where they can come and express themselves freely.
About Joe Kubert:
Born in 1926, Joe Kubert began his career at the age of eleven as an apprentice for Harry “A” Chesler’s comic-book production house. He has worked in the field ever since, and in his more than seventy years with the medium he has produced countless stories for countless characters, including DC Comics’ Hawkman, Tarzan, Enemy Ace, Batman and the Flash as well as his own characters: the heroic caveman, Tor, and Abraham Stone. He also edited, wrote and illustrated the DC title Sgt Rock for thirty years.
In the 1950s, Kubert was a principal in the creation of the first 3-D comic book. During the 1960s, he illustrated Tales of the Green Beret for the Chicago-Tribune New York News Syndicate.
In 1976, Kubert and his wife Muriel founded the first and only accredited school devoted solely to the art of cartoon graphics. The Kubert School, Inc. in Dover, New Jersey, has since produced many of today’s leading cartoonists. Pursuing this educational path further, in 1998 Kubert established a series of correspondence courses under the banner of Joe Kubert’s World of Cartooning. At the same time, he established his website:
Kubert has remained busy throughout the years. The last fifteen years, he has created SGT ROCK: BETWEEN HEAVEN AND HELL (written by Brian Azzarello) as well as FAX FROM SARAJEVO, YOSSEL, JEW GANGSTER, SGT ROCK: THE PROPHECY, and TOR: A PREHISTORIC ODYSSEY, all written and drawn by Kubert. In addition to these works, he produces PS Magazine for the U.S. Army (as he has since 2000) and has most recently written and illustrated a new graphic novel about a special forces team in Vietnam for DC Comics. DONG XOAI, VIETNAM 1965 is scheduled to be published in May 2010.
Joe Kubert lives in New Jersey. Two of his five children, Adam and Andy, have achieved great notoriety as comic-book artists.
About The Tomorrows Children’s Fund: Founded by a group of committed parents to help their children and others like them with cancer and serious blood disorders. With the help of donations and supporters, today, TCF provides a warm, healthy and loving environment for children in treatment; a full scope of services to relieve families’ emotional and financial stress; the very best possible medical care; and funding for research on these diseases. All of which confirms our belief that through hope, hard work and heartfelt generosity, extraordinary things are possible. For more information:

East Hanover NJ Comic Book Expo (May 2012)

NJ Comic Book Expo

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May East Hanover NJ Comic Book Expo
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Sun May 27th, 10-4
East Hanover Comic Book Expo
Ramada Inn Conference Center Hotel
130 Rt 10 West, East Hanover, NJ
Admission: only $2 (2nd parent and kids under 12 free)
Parking is easy & FREE!
Keepin’ comics fun since 1991!

The best dealers in the northeast with hundreds of thousands of comics for sale. We have everything from Golden Age to this week’s current comics. Hot titles, variant editions and investment grade CGC books, too. Don’t miss our unbeatable selection of comics for serious collectors and thousands of bargain comics for beginners or folks that just love to be able to buy tons and not break the bank. Our notorious no minimum bid auction is at noon!

Upcoming shows:
Clifton 6/10
Secaucus 6/24

Seeya at the show!

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Ramada Conference Center Hotel
130 Rt 10 West
East Hanover, NJ 07936
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