CT – Going into Town Signing

Cartoonist Roz Chast appears at the Ridgefield Library on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7:00 PM to present and sign Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York.

Roz Chast has loved to draw cartoons since she was a child growing up in Brooklyn. She attended Rhode Island School of Design, majoring in Painting because it seemed more artistic. However, soon after graduating, she began drawing cartoons once again. Her cartoons have also been published in many other magazines besides The New Yorker, including Scientific American Magazine, the Harvard Business Review, Redbook, and Mother Jones. Her most recent book is a comprehensive compilation of her favorite cartoons called Theories of Everything: Selected, Collected, and Health-Inspected Cartoons of Roz Chast, 1978-2006. She also illustrated The Alphabet from A to Y, with Bonus Letter, Z, the best-selling children’s book by Steve Martin. Her forthcoming book is entitled Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York.

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Ridgefield Library
472 Main St, Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 438-2282

NYC – An Evening with George Booth

Join the Society of Illustrators on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 6:30 PM for an informal discussion/Q&A with George Booth, his daughter Sarah, and the exhibit’s curator J.J. Sedelmaier. From his years in the Marines and as staff artist at Leatherneck Magazine, to his work as an Art Director at Bill Communications, and finally, going out on his own and becoming one of the industry’s adored cartoonist/storytellers! Tickets available at the link…

Learn more about the life and works of George Booth through the current exhibit George Booth- A Cartoonist’s Life.

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Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065
212-838-2560

ANIMÉ LOS ANGELES RETURNS TO THE INLAND EMPIRE IN 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ANIMÉ LOS ANGELES RETURNS TO THE INLAND EMPIRE IN 2018 

The 4-Day Event To Take Place At The Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, California On January 25-28, 2018

Steve Blum and Mary Elizabeth McGlynn headline Animé Los Angeles’ Initial Guest List 

Ontario, California October 25, 2017 – Animé Los Angeles (ALA) is proud to officially announce the return to the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario California for a third consecutive year this January 25-28, 2018.  Animé Los Angeles is the largest and fastest growing animé convention in The Inland Empire.  In the last two years attendance numbers have skyrocketed by more than 150%. 

Animé Los Angeles will be bringing industry icons Steve Blum (Cowboy Bebop, Star Wars: Rebels, Voice of Wolverine) and Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (Star Wars: Rebels, Steven Universe, Critical Role) to headline it’s fourteenth year. 

Also joining the ALA 2018 guest list are Beau Billlingslea (Cowboy Bebop, Naruto, Digimon), Les Claypool  (Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell, Big O), Mary Claypool (Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell, Big O), Melissa Fahn (Cowboy Bebop, Digimon, Invader Zim), Victor Frost (Steven Universe Universe, Frostworks) & Paul St. Peter (Cowboy Bebop, Naruto, Kingdom Hearts).   With many more guests to be announced over the next few months, attendees can expect Animé Los Angeles 2018 to be the must attend event of the winter.

“We’re excited to be The Inland Empire’s premiere animé and cosplay event,” said ALA Chair Alec Orrock.  “We know we have a strong reputation to live up to and our team is dedicated to delivering an incredible experience.”

Looking to the future, Animé Los Angeles has contracted and committed to being held at the Ontario Convention Center through 2021 and being part of The Inland Empire for many years to come.

Ensure that you are part of the fun by ordering your tickets to Animé Los Angeles before the early registration discount ends on 10/31.

For more information as well tickets head to www.animelosangeles.org

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About Animé Los Angeles

Animé Los Angeles, established in 2005, is a medium-sized, community-focused animé convention with a more moderate-paced environment where you can meet up with old friends and make new ones, while also offering an abundance of diverse programming to keep our members busy and entertained. We are run with our fans in mind with the hopes to bring people closer together while celebrating a common love of Anime, Cosplay, and Fandom.

Animé Los Angeles (2006-present) is sponsored by Institute for Specialized Literature, Inc. (ISL), an IRS-recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization.

For More Information Contact:

Alec Orrock – info@animelosangeles.org

NYC – Deadman #1 Signing

Writer/cover artist Neal Adams will visit Midtown Comics Downtown on Thursday, November 2nd at 6:00 PM to sign Deadman #1! Purchase of Deadman #1 is mandatory. You MUST have Deadman #1 signed, and may also got one additional title signed.

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Midtown Comics Downtown
64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038
(212) 302-8192

OR – Oh Joy Sex Toy vol. 4 Launch Party

Creators Erika Moen & Matthew Nolan appear at Books with Pictures on Wednesday, November 1st at 7:00 PM to present and sign the latest collection of their webcomic OH JOY SEX TOY.

OH JOY SEX TOY is a free weekly sex education webcomic! It covers everything sex-related including sexuality, the sex industry, sex toys, adult workshops, birth control and much more. With the aid of guest contributors giving us as many diverse perspectives as possible, they strive to be relevant to a wide variety of genders, body types, and sexualities.

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Books with Pictures
1100 SE Division Street, Portland, Oregon 97202
(503) 498-8499

7th Annual Short Run Comix & Arts Festival

Press Release:

Our 7th annual festival will feature over 270 exhibitor artists from around the world including artists from France, Peru, Taiwan, Argentina, Canada, the UK, and programming such as lifesize coloring pages from Anders Nilsen’s “A Walk In Eden”, an art show “Cu Chi +0” featuring artists from the residency in Vietnam, animation curated by Clyde Petersen for Seattle Experimental Animation Team, “New Dream World:The Midnight Variety Hour” a performance by Sean Christensen, Daria Tessler, and other Portland artists, storytelling and drawing workshops with Tom Hart and Gemma Correll, panel talks with Leela Corman, Emil Ferris, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Jesús Cossio, Joe Sacco, Sarah Glidden, and much more!

The book expo will take place at Fisher Pavilion, and this year creative programming will run concurrently at The Vera Project. Full schedule available on our website…

Special Guests: Anders Nilsen, Leela Corman, Tom Hart, Flora Kam (France), Julia Wertz, Gemma Correll (UK), Jordan Crane, Dash Grant winner Rebecca Artemisa; and shared guests through our partnership with International Comic Arts Forum (ICAF): Jesús Cossio (Peru), Moto Hagio (Japan), Emil Ferris, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Nick Sousanis, Gary Groth, Jim Woodring, Ramzi Fawaz.

Thanks to the generous support of The National Endowment for the Arts, The Norcliffe Foundation, 4Culture, Washington State Arts Commission, and Tulalip Cares. Media support by The Seattle Weekly and KUOW.

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NYC – Comics for a Strange World Signing

Cartoonist Reza Farazmand signs Comics for a Strange World at Strand Book Store on Thursday, October 26th at 7:00 PM.

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Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
(212) 473-1452

WHOOOO Ric Flair visits Knoxville Comic Con

WHOOOO Ric Flair visits Knoxville Comic Con

Fanboy Expo is very happy to announce that Ric Flair will be joining us for Knoxville Comic Con June 29-July 1st 2018. Ric is the 16 time World Champion and widely considered the greatest of all time. We are so happy to have Ric back with us for Knoxville Comic Con. Tickets and packages go on sale November 2 at www.fanboyexpo.com

CA – Lisa’s Legacy Trilogy Signing

Cartoonist Tom Batiuk (Funky WinkerbeanCrankshaft) appears at Barnes & Noble on Thursday, November 16th at 7:00 PM to sign Lisa’s Legacy Trilogy.

Barnes & Noble – Mira Mesa MarketCenter
10775 Westview Parkway, San Diego, CA 92126
858-684-3166

NY – An Afternoon with Joe Sinnott

Legendary artist Joe Sinnott keeps Spider-Man swinging over New York City, soaring from skyscraper to skyscraper, in a never-ending battle against supervillains. Shout Out Saugerties hosts him and his letterer Janice Chiang on Friday, October 20th from 4:00 – 6:00 PM in a conversation moderated by Chris O’Leary.

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Brewery At Dutch AleHouse
253 Main St, Saugerties, NY 12477
(845) 247-2337

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