Convention Scene » California http://www.conventionscene.com Where Fans Gather for the Latest Convention News and Schedules Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:01:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 CA – Archmage Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/09/02/ca-archmage-signing-2/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/09/02/ca-archmage-signing-2/#comments Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:07:59 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=64755 ras-archmage

Author R.A. Salvatore appears at Barnes & Noble on Wednesday September 23, 2015 at 7:00 PM for the release of his new book, Archmage. R.A. Salvatore will be here to sign copies of his books as well as do a Q&A. Archmage will be released on September 1. This is a wristband event. Please see a bookseller for more details.

About this author
R.A. Salvatore is the New York Times best-selling author of more than forty novels, including the popular Forgotten Realms series The Legend of Drizzt. He’s an avid gamer, father of three, and loyal citizen of Red Sox Nation.

Barnes & Noble
5183 Montclair Plaza Lane, Montclair, CA 91763
909-399-1966

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CA – Archmage Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/09/01/ca-archmage-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/09/01/ca-archmage-signing/#comments Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:28:27 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=64735 00R.A. Salvatore 09182015

R. A. Salvatore appears at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Friday, September 18th from 7:30 PM!

Press Release:

Join us for a night of magic, fantasy, and adventure as we welcome bestselling author R.A. Salvatore once again to Mysterious Galaxy! His latest novel Archmage centers on our favorite drow, Drizzt who must face the challenge of the dark elves of Menzoberranzan. The powerful Archmage Gromph plans to call on demonic forces from the deepest reaches of the Abyss, and unleash a disaster even the Underdark could never have prepared for.

Mysterious Galaxy Books
5943 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
858-268-4747

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SF – Hilo Launch Party http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/09/01/sf-hilo-launch-party/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/09/01/sf-hilo-launch-party/#comments Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:07:50 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=64732 00-Judd-Winick

Cartoonist Judd Winick appears at Books Inc. on Friday, September 4, 2015 at 7:00 PM!

Press Release: 

Screenwriter, award-winning cartoonist, and scriptwriter for issues of bestselling comic series, including Batman and Green Lantern, Judd Winick celebrates the launch of his funny, action-packed, full-color new middle-grade graphic novel series with HILO Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth. With Starred reviews from School Library Journal and Kirkus Reviews, and critical praise from the likes of Jeff Smith and Armistead Maupin, HILO is a hilarious comic book that will keep both kids and adults giggling!

Books Inc.
601 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-776-1111

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CA – Star Wars Authors Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/08/31/ca-star-wars-authors-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/08/31/ca-star-wars-authors-signing/#comments Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:49:19 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=64719 ca-Star Wars 09032015

Cecil Castellucci, Michael Kogge, Cole Horton, and Adam Bray sign at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 9:30pm!

Press Release:

Rebels and Imperial loyalists are invited to our Galaxy for the midnight launch of Star Wars®: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know, sure to offer the best insights into everything diehard fans have wondered about the Star Wars® universe, as they prepare for the advent of “Star Wars®: The Force Awakens,” premiering on December 18. Our festive evening will include photo opportunities, The Imperial Sands Garrison, a coloring station and activity sheets, two family-friendly trivia rounds, and a session with moderators Sarah and Richard, hosts of the popular “Skywalking Through Neverland” podcast, interviewing the authors, leading up to a climactic book signing when the books go on sale at midnight! Giveaways include Star Wars®: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know posters, assorted Star Wars® bookmarks, sticker sheets, DK Star Wars® “Be A Rebel. Read A Book.” t-shirts & tote bags, and other wonderful prizes.

Michael Kogge is an American screenwriter and author who has written for several Star Wars projects, and three books in the Star Wars Rebels series, Rise of the Rebels, The Rebellion Begins, and Droids in Distress, as well as an original epic comic, Empire of the Wolf.

Cole Horton is a 20th century historian and longtime member of the Star Wars community, and has served as historian for StarWars.com. Cole is active in the Star Wars fan community as an R2 Builder, member of the 501st Legion, and occasional collector.

Adam Bray, travel writer, journalist, explorer, and adventurer, is a contributor to 40 books on travel in Southeast Asia and called a ‘Modern Indiana Jones’ by CNN. Adam is the author of DK’s Star Wars: What Makes a Monster? and Star Wars Rebels: The Visual Guide.

Authoress and Artiste Cecil Castellucci is well known to Mysterious Galaxy readers. Very little is known about her new middle grade novel, Star Wars®: Journey to The Force Awakens: Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure, except that the warrior princess is featured front and center!

The Imperial Sands Garrison’s Mission is to keep the story of Star Wars alive for current and future generations by creating high-quality costumes and props based on the Star Wars universe, and to contribute to the local community through costumed charity and volunteer work.

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Mysterious Galaxy Books
5943 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
858-268-4747

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CA – Guns A’Blazin’ Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/08/31/ca-guns-ablazin-singing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/08/31/ca-guns-ablazin-singing/#comments Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:35:55 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=64707 gac-gab

Mike Wellman and Rafael Navarro appear with special guest Jennifer Wenger at Golden Apple Comics on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM to sign GUNS A’ BLAZIN’!

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Golden Apple Comics
7018 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
323-658-6047

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CA – Guns A’Blazin’ Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/08/28/ca-guns-ablazin-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/08/28/ca-guns-ablazin-signing/#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:06:27 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=64682 guns-balzin

Mike Wellman and Rafael Navarro appear at The Comic Bug on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 5:00 – 9:00 PM to sign GUNS A’ BLAZIN’!

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The Comic Bug
1807 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 372-6704

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CA – Flash: Season Zero #12 Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/08/28/ca-flash-season-zero-12-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/08/28/ca-flash-season-zero-12-signing/#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:56:27 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=64673 ca-flash0

Writer Sterling Gates (World’s Finest, Supergirl, Justice League of America) appears at Earth-2 Comics on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 6:00 PM to sign FLASH SEASON ZERO #12!

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Earth-2 Comics
15017 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
(818) 386-9590

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CA – Batman Day 2015 Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/08/27/ca-batman-day-2015-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/08/27/ca-batman-day-2015-signing/#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:00:17 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=64664 BATMAN_DAY_2015

Writer Paul Dini appears at Vroman’s Bookstore on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at noon to give a small talk followed by a book signing for BATMAN DAY!

Batman Day is DC Entertainment’s annual celebration of the world’s most popular super hero and global pop icon. Join us for an afternoon FULL of free giveaways, a free comic (BATMAN: ENDGAME SPECIAL EDITION #1), Batman themed snacks, activities and more!

About Paul Dini:
Paul Dini is a writer and producer who works in the television and comic book industries. He is best known as a producer and writer for several Warner Bros./DC Comics animated series including Batman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, The New Batman/Superman Adventures, Superman: The Animated Series Star Wars: Ewoks and Tiny Toon Adventures. Other works have included the ABC series Lost as well as a number of comic books for DC Comics (Harley Quinn and Superman: Peace on Earth). Paul is currently serving as a writer and producer for Ultimate Spider-Man and Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H..

Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 449-5320

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CA – Mycroft Holmes Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/08/27/ca-mycroft-holmes-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/08/27/ca-mycroft-holmes-signing/#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:40:22 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=64659 Mycroft-Holmes

NBA legend and author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appears at Barnes & Noble at The Grove on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm to sign his new novel which explores the world of Mycroft Holmes. (NOTE: This is a wristbanded signing.)

MYCROFT HOLMES reveals the untold story of Sherlock’s older brother and the harrowing adventure that changed his life, and set the stage for the man Mycroft would become.

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

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CA – Batman Noir: Hush Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/08/26/ca-batman-noir-hush-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/08/26/ca-batman-noir-hush-signing/#comments Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:50:48 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=64653 batman-noir

Superstar creator Jim Lee appears at Barnes & Noble on Saturday September 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM to sign Batman Noir: Hush for BATMAN DAY!

Press Release:

Presented in its original pencils and ink artwork by industry legend Jim Lee, BATMAN NOIR: HUSH highlights the grim, gritty atmosphere of Batman and Gotham City, and pits the Dark Knight against a city overrun with its legendary villains. Celebrate Batman Day on Saturday, September 26 at 2pm at Barnes & Noble Events, The Grove, when Jim Lee discusses and signs this gorgeous new Batman book. (NOTE: This is a wristbanded signing.)

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

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