CA – Shoplifter Signing

shoplifterMichael Cho at the Oakland Diesel Bookstore to discuss and sign his debut graphic novel, Shoplifter, on Monday, September 29th at 7:00 pm. Joining him in conversation will be editor Chip Kidd.

Corinna Parks always imagined writing a successful novel and leading the ideal life of an author. After graduation however, she moved to a big city and took a job at an advertising agency (to pay off her student loans). Somehow, now, she’s worked in the same office for five years, and the only thing she has written is copy. She longs for companionship other than her cat, she’s dissatisfied with her job, and she’s numbed by the monotony of a life experienced through a series of screens. Her only thrill, her way to feel more alive, comes whenever she shoplifts a magazine from the corner store near her apartment. She knows there must be something more to life, but the question is how to find it.

Michael Cho is an artist, designer and illustrator, well known for his inimitable Toronto cityscapes and offbeat superhero illustrations. One of his stories was included in The Best American Comics 2010 and his artwork is showcased in Rabindranath Maharaj’s The Amazing Absorbing Boy. Shoplifter is his first graphic novel. He lives in Toronto.

Diesel Bookstore
5433 College Ave Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 653 9965

MI – Origami Yoda Signing

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Tom Angleberger appears at Schuler Books & Musics on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7:00 PM!

About the book:

The final Origami Yoda case file from the kids at McQuarrie Middle School!

After successfully fighting to save their field trip in Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue!, Tommy and the gang prepare for a well-earned day of fun and adventure in Washington, DC . . . but of course it won’t be that easy! This trip to the nation’s capital will be full of shifting alliances and betrayals, carsickness and sugar rushes. Trouble starts even before the buses leave school, when Principal Rabbski decrees the field trip an “origami-free zone.” Dwight secretly folds a Yoda from a Fruit Roll-Up, but will Fruitigami Yoda be a match for Harvey’s sour, hate-filled pickle of darkness? Astronaut ice cream, a supersonic plane, a Johnny Appleseed sighting, and a near arrest—are just some of the clues in the sweetest, stookiest, biggest, craziest Origami Yoda case file yet.

About the author:
Tom Angleberger is the author of the bestselling Origami Yoda series. He is also the author of Horton Halfpott and Fake Mustache, both Edgar Award nominees, and The Qwikpick Papers. He is married to author/illustrator Cece Bell and lives in Christiansburg, Virginia. Visit him online at origamiyoda.com.

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Schuler Books & Music
2660 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
616.942.2561

SF – Pirates in the Heartland Signing

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Legendary artist S. Clay Wilson and Patrick Rosenkranz, author and noted underground comix historian, appear at Mission: Comics & Art on Saturday, September 20th from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm in celebration of “Pirates in the Heartland,” THE definite collection of S. Clay Wilson comix.

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Mission: Comics & Art
3520 20th St. Suite B, San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 695-1545

CA – Quest Signing

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Aaron Becker, author of the Caldecott Honor book Journey, appears at Barnes & Noble on Saturday September 27, 2014 at 11:00 AM for a reading of his newest children’s picture book, Quest. Come meet the author and pick up your signed copy!

Barnes & Noble – 3rd Street Promenade
1201 3rd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
310-260-9110

MI – Rise of the King Signing

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Novelist R.A. Salvatore appears at Schuler Books & Musics on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM!

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Schuler Books & Music – Eastwood
2820 Towne Center Blvd. Lansing, MI 48912
517.316.7495

NYC – NYCC Presents: Heroes & Villains

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Fred Van Lente, Greg Pak, and Cory Smith appear on Friday September 5, 2014 from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM!

Press Release:

CALLING ALL HEROES!

Do you have what it takes to save the world from mayhem? Prove it when you attend the first installment of New York Comic Con Presents… Heroes! Come dressed to conquer evil and take part in the Heroes Costume Contest for a chance to win tickets to NYCC. Not into the whole tights and cape get up? Bring your pencils and sketch pad and fearlessly draw alongside fellow NYCC Fans in a hero-themed drawing competition, with prizes provided by our special NYCC Comic Guests! You’ll also have a chance to win tickets to NYCC 2014! There will be drink specials for the brave, freebies for the gutsy and an all-around good time for heroes and heroines alike!

More info at the link!

RockBar NYC
185 Christopher Street, New York City, NY 60657
(212) 675-1864

MA – Evening of Evil w/ Bruce Campbell

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Bruce Campbell appears at the Wilbur Theatre on Saturday November 1st at 7:00 PM to host a special screening of The Evil Dead!

Press Release:

Come experience The Evil Dead on the big screen with special guest Bruce Campbell for an exclusive Halloween viewing! Following the film will be a Q&A with Bruce Campbell! And don’t miss out on the chance to take part in an exclusive Meet & Greet with Bruce Campbell! There’s limited availability to purchase the Meet & Greet as an add-on to your regular ticket purchase. Plus VIP ticket gets a signed show poster.

The Evil Dead Launched Raimi and Tapert’s careers and made star Bruce Campbell a cult movie icon. Spawning two hit sequels, The Evil Dead trilogy has become a fan phenomenon, ranked among the most popular and acclaimed cult horror movies of all time.

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Wilbur Theatre
246 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116
(617) 248-9700

NC – Southern Bastards Signing

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Writer Jason Aaron and artist Jason Latour appear at Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find on Saturday September 20th to sign their Image Comics hit SOUTHERN BASTARDS! Time TBA

About Southern Bastards:

Earl Tubb is an angry old man with a very big stick.

Euless Boss is a high school football coach with no more room in his office for trophies and no more room underneath the bleachers for burying bodies.

And they’re just two of the folks you’ll meet in Craw County, Alabama, home of Boss BBQ, the state champion Runnin’ Rebs and more bastards than you’ve ever seen.

A Southern fried crime comic by Jason Aaron and Jason Latour

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Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find
1957 E 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28204
(704) 375-7463

MD – Sirens #1 Signing

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Comics icon George Perez appears at Third Eye Comics on Thursday, September 25th from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM to celebrate the launch of Sirens #1 from Boom! Studios!

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Third Eye Comics
2027-A West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 897-0322

TX – Howard the Duck Signing

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Meet artist Val Mayerik, the co-creator of Howard the Duck, at Austin Books & Comics on Saturday, September 6th from noon to 4:00 pm!

In addition to co-creating the satirical duck, Mayerik has four decades of comic illustration representing numerous genres, from horror to sword and sorcery, kung fu to the classics.

A limited print will be available at the signing. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet a comics industry great!

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Austin Books & Comics
5002 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751
(512) 454-4197

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