WI – Garth Ennis Signing

Writer Garth Ennis (Jimmy’s Bastards, Preacher, Punisher MAX, The Boys, War Stories) will be signing at Kowabunga Comics on Saturday, October 28th! In addition to Garth will be Black Eyed Kids creator and Aftershock Comics Chief Creative Officer Joe Pruett.

Garth Ennis is a multi-award winning comic book writer  known for his love of graphic violence and black comedy. After taking over the reins of Judge Dredd, British Comics’ most recognizable character, from legendary Judge Dredd creator John Wagner, he exploded upon the American comic book market with credits that include HellblazerHitmanPunisherFuryCrossedBattlefieldsWar Stories, and The Boys. His legendary and hugely-influential DC Comics’ series PREACHER, which he co-created with artist Steve Dillon, has recently been given a pilot treatment by AMC. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, he now lives in New York City with his wife, Ruth.

Joe Pruett is the COO and Publisher at Aftershock. Joe is an Eisner and Harvey nominated writer and editor for his work on Negative Burn. He is known for his turn at Marvel on X-Men Unlimited, Wolverine, and Cable. Currently, Joe writes Black Eyed Kids at Aftershock.

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Kowabunga Comics
102 N Main St, Oconomowoc, WI 53066
(262) 569-9999

UK – Batman: The Drowned #1 Signing

Writer Dan Abnett (Aquaman, Titans, Guardians of the Galaxy) signs Batman: The Drowned #1 at Get Ready Comics on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from noon till 2:00 PM.

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Get Ready Comics
168 High Street, ME1 1EX Rochester, Medway
+44 1634 780170

 

MA – Over the Garden Wall Signing

Patrick McHale, creator of Over the Garden Wall, appears on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:00 PM to speak about art and animation.

Patrick McHale is the writer and animator behind Over The Garden Wall, the Emmy Award-winning mini-series that premiered on Cartoon Network in 2014. He’ll be sitting down with us to talk about creating such an epic and unique story, as well as his work on other series like Adventure Time and Flapjack. Perhaps we’ll even discuss some of the cool new things he has in the works! We hope you can join us for this inspiring chat with a cartoon great.

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Arts at the Armory
191 Highland Avenue, Somerville, Massachusetts 02143
(617) 718-2191

FL – Ordinary People Change the World Signing

Author Brad Meltzer (Identity Crisis, Green Arrow) appears at Books & Books on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:00 PM to sign the latest books in the Ordinary People Change the World series, I AM GHANDI and I AM SACAGAWEA.

Brad Meltzer is the New York Times bestselling author of The Inner Circle and several other top selling political thrillers. In addition to his fiction, Brad has been on the bestseller list for his nonfiction, advice, children’s books, and graphic books. He is the host of Brad Meltzer’s Decoded on the History Channel, and Brad Meltzer’s Lost History on H2. He earned his law degree from Columbia University, where he was on the Columbia Law Review.

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

NY – Street Angel: Superhero for a Day Signing

Cartoonist Jim Rugg (AfrodisiacThe Plain Janes) appears at Escape Pod Comics on Wednesday, October 18th at 6:00 PM to sign latest Street Angel Graphic Novel ONE WEEK before it’s general release. There will be limited editon Bookplates designed by Rugg with each purchase of ANY Street Angel book, while supplies last.

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Escape Pod Comics
302 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743
(631) 923-1044

MA – Totally Awesome Hulk Signing

Artist Robert Gill (Iceman, Totally Awesome Hulk, Batgirl, Valiant Comics) signs and sketches at Paper Asylum on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

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Paper Asylum
166 Cabot Street, Beverly, Massachusetts 01915
(978) 998-4692

SF – Going Into Town: An Evening with Roz Chast

Cartoonist Roz Chast appears at the Nourse Theatre on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 7:30 PM.

Roz Chast has loved to draw cartoons since she was a child growing up in Brooklyn. She attended Rhode Island School of Design, majoring in Painting because it seemed more artistic. However, soon after graduating, she began drawing cartoons once again. Her cartoons have also been published in many other magazines besides The New Yorker, including Scientific American Magazine, the Harvard Business Review, Redbook, and Mother Jones. Her most recent book is a comprehensive compilation of her favorite cartoons called Theories of Everything: Selected, Collected, and Health-Inspected Cartoons of Roz Chast, 1978-2006. She also illustrated The Alphabet from A to Y, with Bonus Letter, Z, the best-selling children’s book by Steve Martin. Her forthcoming book is entitled Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York.

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Nourse Theatre
275 Hayes St, San Francisco, California 94102
(415) 563-2463

ME – Strange Weather Signing

JOE HILL (Locke & Key, The Fireman, Horns) appears at Books-A-Million on Wednesday, October 25th at 6:00 PM to sign his new book STRANGE WEATHER!

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Books-A-Million
430 Gorham Road, South Portland, ME 04106
(207) 253-5587

NJ – Pashmina Signing

Nidhi Chanani, debut author of the graphic novel PASHMINA, appears at Watchung Booksellers on Tuesday, October 10th at 4:00 PM. Nidhi will do a short presentation about her process, path to comics and sign copies of PASHMINA.

About PASHMINA:
Priyanka Das has so many unanswered questions: Why did her mother abandon her home in India years ago? What was it like there? And most importantly, who is her father, and why did her mom leave him behind? But Pri’s mom avoids these questions–the topic of India is permanently closed.

For Pri, her mother’s homeland can only exist in her imagination. That is, until she find a mysterious pashmina tucked away in a forgotten suitcase. When she wraps herself in it, she is transported to a place more vivid and colorful than any guidebook or Bollywood film. But is this the real India? And what is that shadow lurking in the background? To learn the truth, Pri must travel farther than she’s ever dared and find the family she never knew.

In this heartwarming graphic novel debut, Nidhi Chanani weaves a tale about the hardship and self-discovery that is born from juggling two cultures and two worlds.

ABOUT NIDHI CHANANI:
Nidhi Chanani was born in Kolkata, India, and raised in Southern California. She holds a degree in literature from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She creates illustrations that capture the love in everyday moments. In 2012 she was honored at the White House as a Champion of Change for her art. Her illustrations are sold in boutiques along the West Coast and she’s worked with companies like Disney and Hasbro. Nidhi lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her husband, daughter, and two cats. Pashmina is her first graphic novel.

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Watchung Booksellers
54 Fairfield Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 744-7177

CT – Saint Mick Signing

WWE Hall of Famer & New York Times Bestselling Author, MICK FOLEY, will sign his new book: Saint Mick: My Journey From Hardcore Legend to Santa’s Jolly Elf  at RJ Julia Booksellers on Sunday, October 22nd at 4:00 PM. Tickets available at the link…

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RJ Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT 06443
(203) 245-3959

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