CA – Motor Crush Art Show & Signing

Press Release:

Gallery Nucleus is excited to welcome back the fabulous Babs Tarr for a signing and exhibition to celebrate the release of Motor Crush Volume #1 on Saturday, June 10th at 6:00 PM!

Reuniting the critically acclaimed team behind the Batgirl revamp (Brendan Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, Babs Tarr), Motor Crush follows Domino Swift as she races in the World Grand Prix by day & cracks skulls for the performance enhancing “Crush” by night.

Featuring original new pieces inspired by the comic & tribute artwork from artists handpicked by Babs herself, this is a must-see event for any comic fans!

Exhibition Highlights

– Babs Tarr in attendance & signing copies
– New original artworks by Babs Tarr on display & for sale
– Tribute artwork from select artists handpicked by Babs
– New Nucleus exclusive prints
– FREE themed refreshments & FREE admission
– No RSVP necessary
– More to be announced..!

Exhibiting Artists

Babs Tarr
Cameron Stewart
Kevin Wada
…and more to be announced!

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Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

UK – The Amory Wars: Good Apollo #3 Signing

Claudio Sanchez will be signing THE AMORY WARS: GOOD APOLLO #3 at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Sunday 18th June 2:00 – 3:00 PM.

Coheed and Cambria frontman Claudio Sanchez and his wife Chondra Echert team up with best-selling artist Rags Morales (Identity Crisis, Action Comics) for the next long-awaited instalment of The New York Times best-selling series, The Amory Wars! After a bruising altercation, Inferno dishes the dirt to Claudio about his parents, but will he listen?

Claudio Sanchez is an American writer and musician, best known for being the lead singer and guitarist for the alternative/progressive rock group Coheed and Cambria. He is the creator of the comic book series The Amory Wars, as well as Key of Z and Kill Audio, and he co-authored the novel Year of the Black Rainbow with Peter David.

Forbidden Planet London Megastore
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR
0207 420 3666

MI – GWAR Orgasmageddon Signing

Artist Scott Wygmans appears at Vault of Midnight on Saturday, June 10th from 1:00 – 3:00 PM to sign copies of his Gwar: Orgasmageddon #1 variant cover.

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Vault of Midnight
95 Monroe Center Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-776-9013

OR – The Best We Could Do Signing

Thi Bui appears at Powell’s City of Books on Monday June 5, 2017 at 7:30 PM to sign The Best We Could Do.

The Best We Could Do (Abrams) by debut author Thi Bui is an intimate, poignant graphic novel portraying one family’s journey from war-torn Vietnam. Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family’s daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, and the difficulties they faced building new lives for themselves. The Best We Could Do brings to life Bui’s journey of understanding and provides inspiration to all of those who search for a better future while longing for a simpler past.

Powell’s City of Books
3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR 97214
503-228-4651

IL – Tethered Signing

David Faroz Precht will be at Challengers Comics on Saturday, June 10th at 1:00 PM to sign copies of Tethered and talk philosophy (and zombie philosophy) and more.

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Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 278-0155

OR – Wonder Woman Rebirth Signing

Writer Greg Rucka (The Old Guard, Lazarus, Gotham Central) appears at Powell’s City of Books on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 2:00 PM to celebrate WONDER WOMAN DAY!

Greg Rucka continues his return to Wonder Woman! In Wonder Woman, Vol 2. Year One (Rebirth) (DC Comics), Rucka (and artist Nicola Scott) weave the definitive and shocking tale of Diana’s first year as Earth’s protector. Wonder Woman’s journey begins in this epic origin story!

Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-3114
503-228-4651

Albany Comic Con Returns on June 4th

The Albany Comic Con is back on Sunday, June 4th with more guests, more comics, more toys and more fun. Save the date; SUNDAY, June 4th. The Radisson Hotel 205 Wolf Rd, in Albany, NY. VIP and General Admission Tickets and info are available now at: www.albanycomicbookshow.com

Guests include: Ron Marz, Steve Orlando, Paul Harding, Joe Sinnott, Tom Raney, Mike Raicht, Rich Clark, Joe Staton, Fred Hembeck, and many more.

Montreal Comiccon 2017 Hosts David Tennant, Nathan Fillion & Many More

Press Release:

Montreal Comiccon is a pop-culture fan convention that showcases artists and products from entertainment genres like: Sci-fi, Horror, Anime, Gaming in all its forms, and, of course, bande dessinée and comic books. It features a large array of exhibits with several companies demonstrating their wares and a few vehicles or set pieces from film or television are on display, a shopping experience like no other, aimed at fans that are looking for games, T-Shirts, comics, toys, statues, DVDs/Blu-rays, replicas and more collector items.

Fans have the opportunity come to meet their favorite creators from the world of comics and BD, get their autographs, buy a sketch or thank them for their work. Additionally, one of the biggest draws, fans get to meet the personalities behind their favorite TV shows and movies. Celebrities participate in autograph sessions, photo opportunities and Q&As that accommodate between 700 and 3000 fans.

Fans are encouraged (but not obliged) to come dressed as their favorite pop culture characters, be they from movies, TV, video games or comics. It culminates at the Masquerade, the big costuming competition that brings in judges from across the globe, over 60 competitors, and close to 3000 fans to cheer them on when they hit the big stage.

Over the course of three days, fans are treated to over 100 different panel discussions and workshops that help further promote comics, costuming, gaming and pop culture in general. A gaming zone for fans to discover new game demos, participate in tourneys or simply enjoy some free-play. Video games are feature for both indie games and AAA studios with demos and eSports tournaments. Screenings for short and feature films are presented that include fans films, as well as independent and studio productions.

Montreal Comiccon is proud to announce a strong starter line-up focused on fans favourite franchises.

Nathan Fillion is best known to Firefly enthusiast as Captain Malcolm Reynolds, a role he reprised in the 2005 film Serenity – though most recently was the star of the hit series Castle.

David Tennant is loved by legions of fans for his role as the 10th Doctor on the international hit series Doctor Who. Since then, he’s had a successful run starring on several dramas including the BBC series Broadchurch and Netflix’s Jessica Jones.

John Rhys-Davies has had a long and varied career, starring in several TV series like Sliders and the The Shannara Chronicles, though best known for his roles as Sallah in Raiders of the Lost Ark, and, of course, Gimli, in the Lord of the Rings trilogy of films. The Harry Potter franchise has risen to the top as one of the most impactful, and we have none other than the actor who portrayed evil wizard Lucius Malfoy, Jason Isaacs, who was just announced as one of the leads on the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery.  Comiccon will also be celebrating 20 years of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, with the presence of James Marsters, who played the sometimes good, mostly evil vampire, Spike. As ever, Star Wars remains one of the most adored franchise, and we’ll be bringing in the galaxy’s most infamous bounty hunter, Boba Fett, as played by actor Jeremy Bulloch.

For twenty five years, Kevin Conroy has been considered the definitive voice of Batman, starting with Batman: The Animated Series. Beyond the 85-episode run, he has been the voice of Bruce Wayne in multiple TV series, animated films, and video games, including the acclaimed video game Batman: Arkham Asylum, and will return as the Dark Knight in Injustice 2, slated for release in May 2017.

Video Games continue to dominate the entertainment market and one of the bestselling for 2016 was Ubisoft’s own Watch Dogs 2. For this year’s event, Comiccon will focus on the talented group of motion capture actors, who bring the game’s DedSec team of hackers to life:  Tasya Teles (Sitara), Shawn Baichoo (Wrench), and Jonathan Dubsky (Josh), Christopher Jacot (Dusan), John Tench (T-Bone) and Ruffin Prentiss (Marcus).

From comic books to cartoons, toys, and blockbuster films, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has been a mainstay for over 30 years. We are very thrilled to welcome the co-creator of TMNT, Kevin Eastman, whom, to this day, continues to write and draw for the IDW series. Joining him will be the creator of American Flagg, Howard Chaykin, whom also has the distinction of being the very first artist on the Marvel Comics 1977 Star Wars. In addition, fans can look forward to meeting Glenn Fabry, the painter and illustrator known for his covers on Preacher, 2000 A.D., and, most recently American Gods; Marguerite Sauvage, the artist on the breakthrough Valiant comic series Faith, and also created the Montreal Comiccon 2017 poster art; plus Julien Paré-Sorel, the artist on the anxiously-awaited comic series Dans une galaxie près de chez vous, which is written by the original show creators Pierre-Yves Bernard et Claude Legault and expected to release in 2018.

Fans of costume building are in for a special treat with some of the most popular professional cosplayers. These include Italian cosplayer Leon Chiro and one of the hosts of the new TV series Cosplay Melee, LeeAnna Vamp. They’ll be there to meet fans and offer tips and tricks at their costume panels. As ever, the Masquerade costume contest will be taking place on Saturday, July 8, where amateur costume makers take to the Comiccon stage to compete in front of industry judges.

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For tickets and further information please go to the website: www.montrealcomiccon.com

CA – Motor Crush Signing

Writers Brenden Fletcher and Cameron Stewart and artist Babs Tarr appear at Barnes & Noble on Wednesday June 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM to sign the first collection of MOTOR CRUSH.

Barnes & Noble
313 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera, CA 94925
415-927-9016

UK – Rivers of London: Detective Stories #1 Signing

Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel, and Lee Sullivan will be signing RIVERS OF LONDON DETECTIVE STORIES #1 FORBIDDEN PLANET JETPACK VARIANT at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Saturday 10th June from 1 – 2pm!

Follow the continuing adventure of Peter Grant, and the special branch of the Met who deal with magic and the supernatural!

Peter Grant has come a long way since first entering that particular special branch of London’s Metropolitan Police. With his hard-earned powers and a flair for the supernatural, it’s his job to investigate those shadowy crimes that involve urban vampires and weird folk in the Underground!

Set in the million-selling Rivers of London series, this comic adventure entitled DETECTIVE STORIES contains four self-contained magical crimes, as recounted by Detective Peter Grant to his superiors!

Forbidden Planet London Megastore
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR
0207 420 3666

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