ID – Girls with Slingshots Signing

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Cartoonist Danielle Corsetto appears at Rediscovered Books on Wednesday July 16th at 6:00 pm! She is celebrating the tenth anniversary of her webcomic Girls with Slingshots with a coast-to-coast signing tour!

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Rediscovered Books
180 N. 8th Street, Boise, ID 83702
(208) 376-4229

NE – Girls with Slingshots Signing

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Cartoonist Danielle Corsetto appears at Krypton Comics on Friday Saturday 11th from 5:00 – 9:00 pm! She is celebrating ten years of her webcomic Girls with Slingshots with a coast-to-coast signing tour!

Krypton Comics
2819 South 125th Avenue #261, Omaha, NE 68144-3873
(402) 391-4131

MO – Girls with Slingshots Signing

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Cartoonist Danielle Corsetto will be in St. Louis for one night and has chosen Shameless Grounds as the venue to host her book signing.

There will be a Q&A on Tuesday, July 8th from 7:00 until 8:00 and then she will be selling and signing books from 8:00 until 11:00. You will want to purchase something from Shameless in order to claim a special gift from Danielle.

For those of you that haven’t been to Shameless Grounds yet: Parking is on the street. PLEASE TRY TO PARK ON LEMP. (Withnell is a residential street and we try to leave those spots for the residents.) If you want to sit inside, be sure to get here early to grab a table. If you do end up sitting outside, you’ll still be able to hear Danielle’s answers through our PA.

Girls With Slingshots debuted on October 1st 2004, both online and at SPX in Bethesda, MD. Since its humble beginnings as a twice-weekly black-and-white webcomic, it’s become a self-sustaining color webcomic that updates five times a week, Monday through Friday.

The strip’s two main characters, Hazel and Jamie, sprung to life in a strip called Hazelnuts, the unintentional prequel to GWS. The title was derived from requests Danielle used to get at comic conventions to draw girls with guns (she sucked at drawing guns, so she drew them with slingshots).

Danielle Corsetto is the artist and creator of Girls With Slingshots. She created her first comic strip when she was 8, starting with a blatant rip-off of Garfield called Fat Cat. She started writing Hazelnuts in high school, and ran a comic about super-senior college kids called Ramblers in the student paper at Shepherd College (as well as Pop Image and World Famous Comics). She also briefly ran a comic called Larry and Caroline in the Hagerstown Herald-Mail newspaper.

In October of 2004, she began Girls With Slingshots, and by 2007, with the first print collection of GWS and other merchandise & art sales, she was doing the strip full-time. It’s now updated 5 times a week at some god-awful hour.

In addition to GWS, Danielle wrote and drew The New Adventures of Bat Boy for the Weekly World News, taking the reins from Peter Bagge. She’s also written two Adventure Time graphic novels for BOOM! and has several other projects in the works.

Danielle hails from Ijamsville, MD and now lives in Shepherdstown, West Virginia in a 230-year-old house with her two cats, Smudge and Ellie (aka Fluffy and Sprinkles). She loves drinking tea, going for hikes, traveling, cooking, gardening and eating local foods, because she is a filthy hippie. Danielle has taught illustration at her alma mater Shepherd University, and hopes to teach more in the future. She is a lifetime Girl Scout.

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Shameless Grounds, LLC
1901 Withnell, St. Louis, MO 63118
(314) 449-1240

NYC – Not at Comic Con Party 2014

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Paul Kupperberg signs Life with Archie #36 from 2:00PM—3:00PM on Saturday, July 26th as part of Midtown Comics’s Not at Comic Con Party!

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Midtown Comics Downtown
64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038

PA – Girls With Slingshots Signing

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Cartoonist Danielle Corsetto appears at New Dimension Comics on Saturday, July 5th from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm!

Danielle Corsetto is the creator of the webcomic Girls With Slingshots, which turns ten years old this year. To celebrate, she’s visiting GWS fans across the country, stopping at 20+ cities and covering over 9,000 miles over the course of 40 days.

Girls With Slingshots is the story of twenty-something BFFs Jamie and Hazel, and an expansive cast of their friends, including a talking cactus and a ghost cat (among other oddities). The dramedy revolves around topics of love, booze, sex, relationships, careers, living with your parents, and the worthlessness of an English degree. It updates five days a week in full color at www.girlswithslingshots.com.

Corsetto has also written two Adventure Time OGNs (with another on the way) published by BOOM! Studios, and created the strip “The New Adventures of Bat Boy” for the Weekly World News. She lives in the charming town of Shepherdstown, West Virginia with two cats and a rotating cast of vagrant friends in a big 18th century house filled with houseplants and loose tea.

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New Dimension Comics
Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills
590 Pittsburgh Mill Circle, Tarentum, PA 15084
Phone: (724) 758-1560
E-mail: mills@ndcomics.com

NYC – JL8 Signing

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Cartoonist Yale Stewartwriter and illustrator of the webcomic JL8, appears at Vinyl Fantasy on Tuesday June 17, 2014 at 5:00 pm!

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Vinyl Fantasy
194 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221

MI – Girls With Slingshots Signing

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Danielle Corsetto appears at Vault of Midnight for a signing to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of her always awesome webseries: Girls with Slingshots! *Just added* Special guest Katie Cook (My Little Pony, Gronk) joins the signing!

Girls with Slingshots is a long running web comic about the everyday life of two best friends. Updated 5 times a week and always free to read!

Stop by Vault of Midnight on Monday, July 7th from 5-10 PM to chat with Danielle about her work and pick up some cool GWS books!

In case you haven’t been reading GWS, you can check it out here…

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Vault of Midnight
219 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734-998-1413

WV – Girls with Slingshots 2014 Tour Kickoff Party

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Cartoonist Danielle Corsetto celebrates the tenth anniversary of her webcomic  Girls with Slingshots with a coast-to-coast signing tour! The kickoff party will be held at Four Seasons Books on Friday June 27th from 7:00 till 9:00 pm!

Four Seasons Books
116 W. German Street, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
(304) 876-3486

HeroesCon 2014 Displays Bill Watterson Original Art

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Press Release:

HeroesCon 2014 is proud to display the first published comic strip art from Bill Watterson in nearly twenty years! Watterson completed his inimitable Calvin and Hobbes strip in 1995, and has since remained largely private in his life and art. If you happened to read Stephan Pastis‘ popular Pearls Before Swine strip this week, you may have noticed that Pastis employed a guest artist, billed as a second grade girl named Libby, to help him with three strips. Astute readers speculated about the true identity of the guest artist, and today the Washington Post revealed it to be none other than the legendary Bill Watterson! Pastis tells the whole story on his blog.

In conjunction with Chris Sparks and Team Cul de Sac, we are happy to be bringing all three Watterson and Pastis strips to Charlotte to display at HeroesCon, June 20 through 22 at the Charlotte Convention Center. The art will be displayed on the convention floor all weekend, at our Drink and Draw event on Friday night, and at Saturday night’s Art Auction. We’ll also be hosting a panel on Friday, June 20 where fans will get to hear the story of how this remarkable art was produced, how it came to be featured in Charlotte, and the part that Cul de Sac cartoonist Richard Thompson plays in all of it.

The three strips produced by Watterson and Pastis will be auctioned off in the coming months, with all proceeds from the sale going to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. This charity works closely with our good friends at Team Cul de Sac, for whom we host our annual HeroesCon Drink and Draw charity event. More specifics regarding the auction of these pieces will be available at HeroesCon, here on our site and at Team Cul de Sac‘s page in the coming weeks.

HeroesCon is the only place anyone will be able to see the rare Watterson and Pastis original art in person before they are auctioned off. This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity for comic and art fans across the country, and we are humbled and honored to be bringing it to Charlotte.

HeroesCon takes place June 20 – 22 at the Charlotte Convention Center. The Bill Watterson and Cul de Sac panel takes place Friday, June 20 at 5:30 at the convention center.

CA – Neal Adams Signing

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Comics Legend Neal Adams appears at Phat Collectibles on Wednesday June 25th at 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm!

First autograph is FREE! (Additional autographs are $10 each) Portfolios, Art Prints, Books and Sketches will be available for purchase by Neal Adams which he will be bringing to the STORE signing to sell. He will also have Blank comic covers that he has done as original art of a bunch of different characters which he also has for sale at the table.

We are also taking on commissions so now is the time to get a piece of art drawn up by Neal Adams. Email Jason at adams@nealadams.com Jason will work out characters and prices with you. Maybe get a Batman: Black & White Variant blank with a Batman head sketch drawn on it. You can also call Jason at 212-869-4170 or email adams@nealadams.com

Who is Neal Adams? Neal Adams is a towering figure in the world of comic book creation and art. Neal has had legendary ‘runs’ on Batman, X-Men, Green Lantern/Green Arrow, and Deadman. Adams rescued Batman from the campy nostalgia of the television show, and re-fitted him in his present incarnation as an “Avenger of the Night.” When people say ‘modern Batman,’ they mean Neal Adams’ Batman. His run on Batman led directly to the new, more realistic incarnation in “Batman Returns” movie, which featured the character he created, Ra’s Al Ghul. Neal just did an 8 page story in Batman Black & White #1. Don’t miss out on picking one up at the store and having Neal sign it.

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Phat Collectibles
1201 S. Euclid Street, Anaheim, CA 92804
(714) 808-9355

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