September 22, 2015 by Joe Fauvel
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Come out to the Palm Beach County Convention Center – September 26th & 27th for Palm Beach’s Original Comic-Con!
Meet Special Guest Matthew Wood – General Grievous in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: The Clone Wars!
Meet Special Guest Carlos Castellanos! Carlos is the illustrator of the nationally syndicated comic strip Baldo!
Meet Special Guest the one and only Captain Cartoon – Dick Kulpa! He is an accomplished artist, who worked on the Star Trek and Bruce Lee comic strips and headed up Cracked Magazine. He is also the creator of (the still on the loose) Bat-Boy for the Weekly World News!
PalmCon: The Palm Beach County Comic Book and Collectibles Show is Palm Beach County’s biggest comic and pop culture convention. Now celebrating their fifth year, PalmCon continues to hold true to it’s mission statement to bring Palm Beach County the best in comics, animation, and pop-culture while providing a fun and safe family friendly atmosphere.
More information and tickets can be found on our site! http://www.palmcon.net
Gene Luen Yang, author of SECRET CODERS, and Carlos Bueno, author of LAUREN IPSUM, appear at Mission: Comics & Art on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 4:00 PM to promote their books aimed at teaching young people coding concepts!
Gene’s AMERICAN BORN CHINESE was the first graphic novel to win American Library Association’s Printz Award. He is also now writing DC Comics’ Superman and Avatar: The Last Airbender for Dark Horse Comics.
Former Facebook engineer Carlos first self published Lauren Ipsum and was subsequently honored as a Champion of Change by the White House.
Mission: Comics & Art
2250 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Comic creators Jennifer Holm (Sunny Side Up), Craig Thompson (Space Dumplins) and Judd Winick (Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth) sign at Once Upon a Time Bookstore on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 7:00pm!
Once Upon a Time Bookstore
Montrose Shopping Park
2207 Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA 91020
Meet Lincoln Peirce, creator of the popular ‘Big Nate’ series, appears at Barnes & Noble on Sunday October 11, 2015 at 2:00 PM to introduce his newest book Big Nate: Welcome to My World.
Barnes & Noble – HarMar Mall
2100 North Snelling Ave, Roseville, MN 55113
Cartoonist Gene Luen Yang will visit both Vault of Midnight locations for signings and to promote his new book Secret Coders on Sunday, October 4, 2015!
Yang is one of the most celebrated comic book creators of his generation, and was the first graphic novelist to be nominated for the National Book Award for his 2006 book American Born Chinese. That work would go on to win the American Library Association’s Printz Award (the first graphic novel to receive that honor) as well as an Eisner Award (the comic industry’s most prestigious commendation).
In addition to a slew of other original graphic novels including Boxers and Saints, Level Up, and The Shadow Hero, Yang is additionally and currently the writer for DC Comics’ Superman as well as the Dark Horse Comics’ Avatar: The Last Airbender, which sequels the television show.
Gene will be signing in the Ann Arbor Location on October 4th from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, and in the Grand Rapids location from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Vault of Midnight has worked hard to make sure that Yang’s collected works will be available building up to and during his appearances.
This is sure to be an amazing opportunity to meet one of the world’s most renowned comic creators!
Vault of Midnight
219 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
95 Monroe Center Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Cartoonist Judd Winick, creator of Pedro & Me, Barry Ween: Boy Genius, and more, appears at Comix Experience on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 11:00 AM to sign his new children’s book, Hilo: The Boy who Crashed To Earth.
305 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
Best American Comics series editor Bill Kartalopoulos leads a dynamic, fun panel with selected artists from the Best American Comics 2015 anthology at the Strand Book Store on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 7:00 PM!
Joining Bill are the longtime New Yorker artist Roz Chast, graphic memoirist of Lucky fame Gabrielle Bell, and the experimental frame-changer Blaise Larmee for a fascinating look at some of the work that went into the past year in words and pictures.
Please purchase a copy of Best American Comics or a $15 gift card in order to attend this event.
Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
Gene Luen Yang appears at Fantastic Comics to celebrate the release of the first volume of SMOKE AND SHADOW, the next installment in the AVATAR THE LAST AIRBENDER comic book series on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 3:00 pm!
Gene Yang is the award winning creator of American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, The Shadow Hero, Level Up, and writer of Avatar: The Last Airbender series and Superman for DC Comics.
The event will begin with a talk from Gene about comics, followed by a signing.
2026 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
Mindy Kaling, star of The Mindy Project, The Office, and Inside Out, discusses and signs her new book WHY NOT ME?, a collection of essays that are as hilarious and insightful as they are deeply personal. Visit Barnes & Noble at The Grove on Friday, October 2nd at 7:00 PM, for an entertaining evening with Mindy Kaling in conversation with Tracey Wigfield. (NOTE: This is a wristbanded signing.)
Barnes & Noble – The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Stephan Pastis brings his One Step Ahead of the Mob Tour to St. Louis, where he will be in conversation with St. Louis Post-Dispatch, theater critic, Judith Newmark on Tuesday, September 29th at 7:00pm! Doors will open at 6pm.
Pearls Gets Sacrificed: A Pearls Before Swine Treasury is the latest Pearls Before Swine collection brimming with satirical logic and cynical wit. Featuring bonus commentary from creator Stephan Pastis throughout, the Pearls clan weighs in on everything from modern technology to current events to human nature amid the ongoing chaos that Pastis creates—either from behind the pen or as a character within the strip itself—in this treasury-sized edition.
St. Louis Public Library
1301 Olive St, St. Louis, MO 63103