Inaugural Cambridge Community Comic Arts Fair

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Boston Comics Roundtable and the Cambridge Public Library present THE CAMBRIDGE COMMUNITY COMIC ARTS FAIR (CCCAF) on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM at the Cambridge Public Library (Main Branch: Teen Room).

Admission is FREE!

Come learn about the wide range of independent comics being produced in Cambridge and the Boston area. From action, adventure, and humor, to graphic novels dealing with personal and political themes, comics today are going places they’ve never gone before. Since 2006, the Boston Comics Roundtable has been at the center of the local comics scene, providing a venue for creators to meet, collaborate, publish, and grow as artists.

At CCCAF, members of the BCR will exhibit and sell their books and offer demonstrations and hands-on workshops for aspiring cartoonists of all ages and skill levels. High school art students from the area will also be on hand to share their comics creations with the public. Come join us!

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Cambridge Public Library
449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 349-4040

CA – Superman: Before Truth Signing

000000-SUPERMAN-BEFORE-TRUTHWriter Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese, Avatar: The Last Airbender) appears at The Grove’s Barnes & Noble on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 7:00 PM to sign SUPERMAN: BEFORE TRUTH!

Press Release:

A new era for the Man of Steel begins here—crafted by National Book Award nominee Gene Luen Yang. Superman is going through some changes. First, there’s his new “solar flare” power, which releases tremendous amounts of energy but leaves him functionally human—fragile, vulnerable, prone to hangovers—for 24 hours.

But an even bigger change is coming. A new company called Hordr has sprung up, and its business is secrets.

Join us for an epic evening with Gene Luen Yang for this special discussion and signing of Superman Vol 1. Before Truth.

This is a wristbanded event.

A wristband will be issued to customers who purchase Superman Vol 1. Before Truth at Barnes & Noble at The Grove beginning April 16th at 9am

· Seating in the event space will be limited to the first 100 fanswho purchase Superman Vol 1. Before Truth
· Limit 1 wristband per book
· Check back for more details as they become available

For more information contact Barnes & Noble at The Grove at (323) 525-0270

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Barnes & Noble – The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 525-0270

CA – Molly and the Bear Signing

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Cartoonist Bob Scott appears at the Charles M. Schulz Museum on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 11:00 AM to sign his new book, Molly and the Bear. This is the first book of the popular syndicated comic strip created by Disney Animation artist Bob Scott, whose illustrious career has spanned over three decades and has included projects ranging from Warner Brother’s Bugs Bunny cartoons to Pixar’s The Incredibles and Ratatouille.

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 579-4452

Daytona Beach Comic Convention washes in this Sunday!

daytonabeachccThis Sunday, March 20, 2016 will be the Daytona Beach Comic Convention. It will be held at the ICI Center Embry-Riddle, 601 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114.
Admission is $5.00 (pay at the door).
Convention starts at 10 AM and runs till 4 PM.

 

Over 120 tables with vendors from all parts of Florida, SC., NC., and GA.
Vintage comics from the golden age to the present will be for sale. Toys, action figures, records, trade paperbacks, magazines and other collectibles will be available for purchase.
Random door prizes all day long. There will be a costume contest for all ages with $300.00 in prizes.

 

Have comics you want to get graded? CBCS will be set up at to take submissions.

 

Pod cast by Riley and Kimmy Show also The Super Radio Bros will be there.

 

Meet actor Joel Wynkoop(King of the B movies), actress Cathy Wynkoop, actor Tom Antalek , also Eric and Patty Woller of Vicious Collectibles.

 

Meet artist and writers. Marvel/DC artist Jim Fern, Captain Cartoon Dick Kulpa, artist Tim Tyler, artist Jeff Whiting, writer Roland Mann, writer/creator Barry Gregory, author Joe Lovece, artist/designer George Moss, Illustrator Humphrey Ching, writer John Crowther, artist Josh Rudloff, creator/artist Martin Dunn and the guys from Monster Kid Studios.

 

More info at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Daytona-Beach-Comic-Book-Convention/109085789161874
Web site is http://daytonabeachcomicconvention.com

FL – Rosalie Lightning Signing

00000000-Rosalie-LightningTOM HART, graphic novelist and author of the gorgeous memoir ROSALIE LIGHTNING, signs at Inkwood Books on Sunday, April 10, 2016 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

About Rosalie Lightning:
ROSALIE LIGHTNING is Eisner-nominated cartoonist Tom Hart’s #1 New York Times bestselling touching and beautiful graphic memoir about the untimely death of his young daughter, Rosalie. His heart-breaking and emotional illustrations strike readers to the core, and take them along his family’s journey through loss. Hart uses the graphic form to articulate his and his wife’s on-going search for meaning in the aftermath of Rosalie’s death, exploring themes of grief, hopelessness, rebirth, and eventually finding hope again. Hart creatively portrays the solace he discovers in nature, philosophy, great works of literature, and art across all mediums in this expressively honest and loving tribute to his baby girl. Rosalie Lighting is a graphic masterpiece chronicling a father’s undying love.

About Tom Hart:
Tom Hart is a cartoonist and the Executive Director of The Sequential Artists Workshop, a school and arts organization in Gainesville, Florida. He is the creator of the Hutch Owen series of graphic novels and books, and has been nominated for all the major industry awards. He has been called “One of my favorite cartoonists of the decade” by Scott McCloud. His daily Hutch Owen comic strip ran for 2 years in newspapers in New York and Boston. He was a core instructor at New York City’s School of Visual Arts for 10 years, teaching cartooning to undergraduates, and has conducted week-long workshops from Maine to Hawaii. His Daddy Lightning was published in March 2012 from Retrofit, and Let’s Get Furious, a 380-page new Hutch Owen digital collection for tablets, is available from Top Shelf. He also teaches sequential art in the School of Art and Art History at UF.

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Inkwood Books
216 S Armenia Ave, Tampa, Florida 33609
(813) 253-2638

Walking Dead roams into MegaCon!

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Look who just wandered into camp!

Meet The Walking Dead stars Norman Reedus, Lennie James, & Tom Payne at MegaCon!

For more information on MegaCon visit http://megaconvention.com

CA – Molly and the Bear Signing

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Cartoonist Bob Scott appears at Trickster on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 3:00 PM to sign the brand new bound version of his popular webcomic, Molly and the Bear!

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Tr!ckster
2631 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705
510-665-8900

CA – The Coming of the Supermen Signing

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Meet comics legend Neal Adams, creator of Batman villain RA’S AL GHUL, X-Man HAVOK, Arrow villain Merlyn, Green Lantern JOHN STEWART, Batman character MAN-BAT, and countless others, at Phat Collectibles on Wednesday, March 23rd from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.

First autograph is FREE! (Additional autographs are $10 each) Portfolios, Art Prints, Books and Sketches will be available for purchase! Neal is 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 And 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.

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 recently drew an eight page story in Batman: Black & White #1.

Neal is currently working on a Superman series for DC Comics.

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

NYC – Bill Griffith: A–Z

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Cartoonist Bill Griffith (Zippy the Pinhead) appears with Art Spiegelman (MAUS) to speak at Columbia University on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 from 6:00 till 8:30 PM!

Columbia University – Butler Library
535 W 114th St, New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-7309

FL – ‘Tooning into Election 2016

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Jim Morin, Joel Pett, Steve Benson, Ann Telnaes, and Paul Szep appear at Books & Books on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 6:30 PM!

Press Release:

In celebration of the Pulitzer Prize centennial year, and in the lead-up to election 2016, five Prize-winning editorial cartoonists will be in Miami on March 11 and 12 to discuss and illustrate the provocative art of editorial cartooning. Political cartoons serve to catalyze debate and examine issues through critical commentary; it has been said that editorial cartoonists throw the first punch in the barroom of democracy and then stand back and watch everyone else join in.

Jim Morin of the Miami Herald will join Joel Pett of the Lexington Herald Leader, Steve Benson of the Arizona Republic, Ann Telnaes of The Washington Post and Paul Szep, formerly of the Boston Globe, in a panel discussion followed by live ‘tooning on the upcoming election, inspired by the “passions and interest of the masses” – in this case, the audience.

Sponsored by McClatchy Foundation, the Miami Herald, WLRN, Miami Dade College, Books & Books, and encouraged by the Pulitzer Prizes.

Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
305.442.4408

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