CBLDF Announces Parties & Signings for NYCC 2015

cbldf_logoPress Release:

New York Comic-Con is just around the corner, and CBLDF is ready to welcome fans to NYC with the CBLDF NYCC Welcome Party and the CBLDF Liberty Annual Signing and Release Party!

First, join CBLDF at Forbidden Planet (832 Broadway, New York, New York) on Thursday, October 8, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., for the CBLDF Liberty Annual signing with Fred Van Lente, Sina Grace, Bob Fingerman, R Sikoryak, and other fantastic creators!

After the signing, we’ll wander mere blocks away to the Village Pourhouse (64 3rd Avenue, New York, New York) for the CBLDF NYCC Welcome Party and CBLDF Liberty Annual Release Party! Guaranteed to be one of the best parties at NYCC, the party begins at 8:00 p.m., and fans will have the chance to mingle with comics superstars!

The party is free to CBLDF members ($10 suggested donation for non-members) and features drink specials, door prizes, and gift bags for attendees. The first 30 people through the door after 8:00 p.m. with take home an exclusive t-shirt featuring artwork by Duncan Fegredo, courtesy of Threadless!

To RSVP for the CBLDF NYCC Welcome Party, visit the event page here.

On Friday, October 9, 8:00 p.m., don’t miss the Image Comics NYCC Afterparty at Bowlmor Times Square (222 West 44th St, New York, New York)! Mingle with special guests Adam McGovern, Alex de Campi, Amy Reeder, Antony Johnston, Ben Mackey, Bob Fingerman, Brandon Montclare, Brian Haberlin, Brian Joines, Brian Buccellato, Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang, Declan Shalvey, Ed Brisson, Edwin Huang, Frank Barbiere, Ilias Kyriazis, Ivan Brandon, Jason Shawn Alexander, Jay Faerber, Jim Mahfood, Joe Eisma, Joe Harris, Joseph Keatinge, Justin Jordan, Kieron Gillen, Kyle Higgins, Leila del Duca, Martin Morazzo, Matt Wilson, Michael Moreci, Nick Dragotta, Ryan Browne, Sean Lewis, Steve Orlando, Stuart Moore, Wes Craig, and more (list subject to change)! A portion of proceeds from this party benefits CBLDF. RSVP here.

While you’re at NYCC, don’t miss CBLDF at booth 1764, where we’ll have signed books, posters and prints, and apparel on hand for fans old and new! 

CA – The Peanuts Movie: Behind the Scenes •


Take a look behind the scenes as Twentieth Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios talk about the new CGI animated feature length film, The Peanuts Movie, which will be released November 6 in theaters everywhere, at the Charles M. Schulz Museum on Saturday October 3, 2015 at 2:00 PM! Director Steve Martino, Producer Michael Travers, Animation Supervisor Nick Bruno, Vice President of Fox Animation Ralph Millero, and Co-head of Story Karen Disher, will share the challenges and creative process of bringing Charles Schulz’s classic comic strip to the big screen for 21st century audiences.

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

NYC – The Art of Peanuts Signing


Join The Strand on Wednesday, October 21st at 7:00 PM for a special evening celebrating the life and beloved work of Charles Schulz through Only What’s Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of Peanuts, featuring author and all-star designer Chip Kidd and Patrick McDonnell, creator of the Mutts daily comic strip.

RSVP on Facebook!

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

MICE Presents Caffeinated Cartoonists


Press Release:

In celebration of the upcoming MICE show and cartoonists near-insatiable need for Caffeine, MICE is happy to announce our first One Day Residency “Caffeinated Cartoonists.” We’re inviting you to come check out what our amazing local talent has on the drafting board.

Join MICE at Diesel Cafe for the new annual event celebrating the symbiotic relationship between cartoonists and their caffeine! From 10AM-6PM on Friday October 2nd, MICE will host local cartoonists in a one-day residency hosted in Somerville’s own Diesel Cafe where local cartoonists will be working on their comics live, powered by the might of coffee!

For any questions, feel free to contact event organizer Zachary Clemente.

“Caffeinated Cartoonists” takes place Friday October 2nd from 10AM-6PM at Diesel Cafe, located at 257 Elm Street in Somerville’s own Davis Square, accessible by bus and the T’s Red Line.

MICE will be held at Lesley University’s University Hall at 1815 Massachusetts Avenue in Porter Square. The hours of the show are Saturday, October 17th, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, and Sunday, October 18th, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Admission is FREE. Special Guests include: Gene Luen Yang, Lucy Knisley, Dustin Harbin, Ryan North, and Jennifer Hayden! Click their website for more information: www.micexpo.org

TX – Big Nate Signing


Bestselling author Lincoln Peirce, creator of the popular “Big Nate” series, appears at Blue Willow Bookshop on Wednesday, October 14th at 5:00 PM!

Blue Willow Bookshop
14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079

MI – Secret Coders Signing

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Gene Luen Yang (creator of American Born Chinese and Boxers & Saints, writer of Dark Horse’s Avatar: The Last Airbender and  DC Comics’ Superman) appears at McLean & Eakin on Monday, October 5th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm in support of his new book, Secret Coders!

McLean & Eakin
307 E. Lake Street, Petoskey, MI 49770

MI – An Evening With Roz Chast


Cartoonist Roz Chast appears at Washtenaw Community College on Thursday, October 22nd at 7:00 PM!

Roz Chast has been drawing cartoons for the New Yorker since 1978 and is the author of several books including her recent award-winning graphic novel, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? The book gives a frank, funny account of her experience caring for her parents as they shift from independence to dependence.

This event is free and open to the public, seating is on a first come, first-served basis.

RSVP on Facebook!

Washtenaw Community College – Morris Lawrence Building
4800 E Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

DC – Ruins Signing


Cartoonist Peter Kuper discusses and signs his new book RUINS on Tuesday October 20, 2015 from noon till 1:00 p.m. at the Montpelier Room (James Madison Building) of the Library of Congress.

The Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20540
(202) 707-5000

NM – Big Nate Signing


Bestselling author Lincoln Peirce, creator of the popular “Big Nate” series, appears at Bookworks on Thursday, October 15th at 6:00 PM!

RSVP on Facebook!

Bookworks Albuquerque
4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 344-8139

TX – Secret Coders Signing

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Gene Luen Yang appears at Austin Books & Comics on Thursday, October 1st from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in support of his new book, Secret Coders!

Join us in greeting the two-time National Book Award nominee, and the current writer of the Dark Horse continuation of Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender and DC Comics’ Superman!

About Secret Coders:
The debut volume in the new graphic novel series by Gene Luen Yang! Welcome to Stately Academy, a school which is just crawling with mysteries to be solved! The founder of the school left many clues and puzzles to challenge his enterprising students. Using their wits and their growing prowess with coding, Hopper and her friend Eni are going to solve the mystery of Stately Academy no matter what it takes!

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Austin Books & Comics
5002 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751
(512) 454-4197

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