CA – Kimchicat Signing

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Dreamworks artist Jisoo Kim will be in the gallery signing her first indy publication Kimchicat Vol. 1 – Art of Jisoo Kim and meeting fans! Kickstarter backers will be able to pick up their books in person and get them signed. For every book, Jisoo will also have one free postcard per customer.

Join us February 13th, 2016 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm as we celebrate Jisoo’s successful campaign independent publishing her passionate and beautiful watercolor works.

FREE Admission.

Event specials and more details to be announced…

About the Artist
Born in South Korea, Jisoo Kim is an artist who loves to create beautiful atmosphere in a scene. She has studied animation in the Korean National University of the Arts, and continued these studies in the California Institute of Arts. After graduating, she has worked for Disney and several other projects including Skullgirls. Currently she works at Dreamworks Animation Studios.

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

1st Annual Acme Comic-Con focuses on Indy Creators

acmeIt’s time to celebrate comic creators and we’re hosting the first annual Acme Comic-Con to show our love and apprecaition for the comic community. This is a FREE event open to all!

We’re honered to have artist Alex Saviuk as our featured guest. Alex has an impressive line of work and has been working in comics since 1977. His work includes Amazing Spider-Man, Web of Spider-Man, Iron Man, Chuck Norris: Karate Kommandos, Action Comics, Green Lantern, House of Mystery and Detective Comics to name a few.

Our special guests include:
– Aaron Conley (Artist to Sabertooth Swordsman, Dark Horse Presents, Secret Wars: Battleworld, Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard, Howard the Human)
– Fabian Rangel Jr. (Writer of Space Riders, Doc Unkonwn, Dark Horse Presents, Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Amazing Adventures).
– Mike Spicer (Colorist on Mythic, Black Science, Head Lopper, Mad Max: Fury Road, Dead Drop, Sons of Anarchy, Charmed)
– Christen Slade (Creator of Korgi)

Check out our current list of creators to be present at the con-

– Joel Carrol
– Richard Rivera
– Dwayne Biddix
– Enzo Garza
– Walter Ostlie

More to be added soon!

We’re also giving away special incentives to the first 20 people in line. More details to follow soon. As well, raffles will be going on throughout the comic-con with original art, comics and collectibles to be won. We’ll also have exclusives sales running that day on comics!

The annoucements and special incentives are just beggining, be sure to watch this space as we announce more guests, creators and giveaways!

for more info on Acme Superstore check out their website!

CA – Pax Signing & Art Show

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Artist Jon Klassen appears at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday February 6, 2016 to sign copies of PAX, a brilliantly illustrated book about a boy and his fox. Prints of the original illustrations will also be on display.

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

CA – Power Rangers #0 Launch Party

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Press Release:

Gallery Nucleus teams up with Saban Brands and BOOM! Studios to create a unique fan event! In celebration of the new Power Rangers #0 comic by BOOM! Studios, we will be curating brand new tribute art work along with rarely seen production art from the original TV show.

With lots of surprises and prizes in store, this will be a massive event for all Mighty Morphin fans…

OPENING RECEPTION FEATURES (Saturday January 16, 2016)

  • 6:00 – 7:00 PM Media / VIP hour
  • 7:00 PM doors open
  • Comic artists, writers and other special guests to be announced
  • Limited edition Nucleus Exclusive Power Rangers opening night print release
  • Special #0 bundle pack will be available on opening night (while supplies last)
  • Official Power Rangers pop up shop from January 16 – 31 only
  • First 100 attendees get a FREE door prize
  • Purchase any Power Rangers exclusive print and be entered to win a FREE #0 White Ranger cover
  • Purchase any Power Rangers related items from our shop and be entered in our hourly raffle giveaways
  • Costumed Red and Pink Stunt Rangers in attendance

EXHIBITING ARTISTS

Abigail De La Cruz
David Alegre
Edgar Pasten
James Jirat Patradoon
Janice Chu
Jason Dwyer
Jeff Victor
Jisoo Kim
Joe Allard
John Ottinger
Jonathan Cathey
Jose Lopez
Junyi Wu
Kevin Jay Stanton
Leonard Peng
Leonardo Santamaria
Mindy Lee
Nicolette Davenport
Oliver Akuin
Rebekah Isaacs
Ricardo Bessa
Sara Kipin
Scott Wade
Sylvia Liu
Tiffany Le
Vince Aparo
Wendi Chen
and more to be announced…!

RSVP on Facebook!

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

FL – Daniel Govar Art Show

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Artist Daniel Govar appears at Creative Soul Studio this Saturday January 9, 2016 at 5:30 PM for a gallery opening! 30-40 watercolor and pen & ink pieces will be on display. Fine art and Drinks, as well as two pieces raffled off among the first 20 people through the door.

Creative Soul Studio
2425 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg, FL 33713
(727) 575-7977

SF – Mini-Retrospective Opening Reception

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Alex Rosmarin appears at Mission: Comics & Art on Friday, January 15, 2016 at 6:00 PM to open a gallery retrospective.

RSVP on Facebook!

Mission: Comics & Art
2250 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 695-1545

CA – IDW Artists Sign

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Artists Kevin Eastman, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Sara Richard, cover artist of My Little Pony and Jem & the Holograms, appear at the San Diego Comic Art Gallery on Friday December 4, 2015 from 6:00 – 7:00 PM!

San Diego Comic Art Gallery – Barracks 3 First Floor
2765 Truxtun Road, San Diego, CA 92106
(858) 270-1315

Special Guests Appear at NJCE 2015

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New Jersey Comic Expo (#NJCE) makes its debut this weekend on November 21st and 22nd with several special guests!

Best-selling and fan favorite superstar comic book artist Jim Lee will be making a rare appearance at NJCE on Sunday, November 22nd. Jim’s appearance at NJCE is his final U.S. convention appearance of the year! Attendees will have the chance to line up for a special TWO HOUR hour signing with a two-item limit! The signing will begin at 10AM and will be first come, first served.

Writer Garth Ennis, best known as the co-creator of the Vertigo comic Preacher with Steve Dillon, which is coming soon to AMC, and his fan beloved nine-year run on Marvel’s Punisher. So if you have a stack of the plethora of comics authored by Mr. Ennis, you may want to bring them to the 2015 NJCE, because this will be his ONLY appearance in the great state of New Jersey.

Superstar Comic Book artist John Cassaday will be making a rare appearance this weekend at the New Jersey Comic Expo! Appearing both Saturday & Sunday, John who most recently handled the art on the first six issues of Marvel’s flagship Star Wars book, will be signing books for fans and will also be available for meet & greet session via our VIP packages.

Angel and Person of Interest’s Amy Acker will be joining us on Saturday and Drea de Matteo (The Sopranos, Sons of Anarchy) and from Marvel’s Daredevil on NetFlix Peter Shinkoda and Tommy Walker will be there all weekend. In addition to signing autographs for fans (Additional fees apply) at their tables in our Celeb Signing Area we will also be offering the opportunity to have a professional photo with your favorite celeb taken by Epic Photo-Ops, the convention photo pros.

Other guests include: Mark Bagley, Frank J. Barbiere, Chris Batista, Ryan Bodenheim, Ivan Brandon, June Brigman, Jim Calafiore, Dennis Calero, Joe Caramagna, Paul Castiglia, Chris Claremont, Toby Cypress, Vito Delsante, Todd Dezago, Steve Ellis, The Fraim Bros, Bryan J.L. Glass, Justin Gray, Scott Hanna, Joe Harris, Edwin Huang, Jamal Igle, Jeff King, Joseph Michael Linsner, Shawn Martinbrough, Ben McCool, Mark Morales, Rags Morales, Rudy Nebres, Fabian Nicieza, Cary Nord, Carl Potts, Rodney Ramos, Tom Raney, Ivan Reis, Rod Reis, Dave Roman, Craig Rousseau, Fernando Ruiz, Buddy Scalera, Bob Schreck, Jeffery Shultz, Alex Simmons, Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson, Frank Tieri, Peter J. Tomasi, Ethan Van Sciver, Charles Paul Wilson III, and more! For the full guest list, tickets, and further details please check the website: www.newjerseycomicexpo.com

PA – Darth Vader & Friends Signing

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Press Release:

The ToonSeum is proud to present VADER AND FRIENDS: A Presentation and Book signing with best-selling author and award-winning cartoonist Jeffrey Brown on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 1:00 to 3:30 PM.

This beloved series of books asks the question “What if Darth Vader actively raised his son and daughter?” What if “I am your father” was just a stern admonishment from an annoyed dad? In this hilarious and sweet comic reimagining, Darth Vader is a dad like any other—except with all the baggage of being the Dark Lord of the Sith. Celebrated artist Jeffrey Brown’s delightful illustrations give classic Star Wars™ moments a fresh twist, showing that the trials and joys of parenting are universal, even in a galaxy far, far away.

Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the pitching and creation of one of the best-selling STAR WARS book series.

TICKET INFORMATION
The cost for this event is $25 per person. This fee includes your admission to Jeffrey’s presentation and a copy of Darth Vader and Friends (a $14.95 value) which can be signed by the author. Tickets available at the link…

Each Single Ticket purchase = 1 admission and 1 copy of Darth Vader and Friends
Each Family Four Pack purchase = 4 admissions and 2 copies of Darth Vader and Friends
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to time constraints the author will only sign books or prints purchased as part of this event.

Toonseum
945 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412-232-0199

CA – Star Wars Artifact Edition Signing

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Writer/Artist Howard Chaykin (American Flagg!, Black Kiss, Satellite Sam) appears at the San Diego Comic Art Gallery on Saturday November 21, 2015 from 5:00 till 8:00 PM to sign the STAR WARS ARTIFACT EDITION! The Gallery will also be exhibiting 30 pieces of original art from Star Wars’ first ever comics series released by Marvel in 1977. The exhibit will run from November 21, 2015 – January 31, 2016.

Press Release:

The San Diego Comic Art Gallery (SDCAG) is proud to announce the Comic Book Art of Star Wars exhibition, which will run from November 21st through January 31st, 2016. The exhibit will feature 30 pieces of rare Star Wars original art from the very first comic book series that was released by Marvel Comics in 1977.

The majority of these originals are from the first six issues, which adapted the blockbuster George Lucas film. Included in this landmark display are many key and historically significant pages.

Most art featured in this stunning exhibition are by renowned comic artist Howard Chaykin, who will be on hand at the SDCAG on Saturday, November 21st from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, signing copies of the Star Wars Artifact Edition. This Artifact Edition is a 12″ x 17” oversized hardcover art book and features an incredible selection of Star Wars pages. Additionally, the book will include many other pieces of Star Wars art not in the exhibition

Each page of the Star Wars Artifact Edition is scanned from the actual original art and printed same size as the physical art boards. While appearing to be in black and white, an Artifact Edition features art scanned in color so all the subtle nuances of original art are clearly visible to the reader, including white out, blue pencil editorial notations, paste-over corrections and more.

The Star Wars Artifact Edition is the ultimate holiday gift for Jedi’s of all ages, and will be available at the SDCAG from November 21st, and in finer comic book shops on December 9th. You may also order it direct from the publisher at the link.

All artwork is courtesy of the David Mandel collection.

San Diego Comic Art Gallery – Barracks 3 First Floor
2765 Truxtun Road, San Diego, CA 92106
(858) 270-1315

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