Convention Scene » New York http://www.conventionscene.com Where Fans Gather for the Latest Convention News and Schedules Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:43:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Copyright © Convention Scene 2011 brian@conventionscene.com (Convention Scene) brian@conventionscene.com (Convention Scene) http://www.conventionscene.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/powered_by_podpress.jpg Convention Scene http://www.conventionscene.com 144 144 Where Fans Gather for the Latest Convention News and Schedules Convention Scene Convention Scene brian@conventionscene.com no no Bob’s Burgers LIVE on Tour http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/22/bobs-burgers-live-tour/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/22/bobs-burgers-live-tour/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:45:38 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61778 bobsburger_live

Press Release:

Bob’s Burgers, the smash-hit animated fan favorite with a devoted cult following, will be bringing their brand of humor to the stage with an all new completely LIVE show. Bob’s Burgers LIVE features individual stand-up performances from the cast, exclusive clips from the TV show, audience Q&As, a table read from the show scripts with each cast member in character, as well as a very special video treat you can only see in person.

By purchasing a Bob’s Burgers Live VIP package you get to meet the cast members of Bob’s Burgers and receive exclusive VIP merchandise, such as a Bob’s Burgers t-shirt, water bottle, custom poster and more!

Join this hilarious cast for an experience you won’t forget.

VIP pre-sales begin on 1/20 at 10am local venue time. Get tickets at the link!

*VIP upgrades do not include a ticket to Bob’s Burgers live. If you do not purchase a ticket to Bob’s Burgers live, you will not be admitted into the VIP event.

The current cities on the tour are:
March 19: Minneapolis, MN
March 20: Chicago, IL
March 21: Milwaukee, WI
March 22: Detroit, MI
March 25: Washington, D.C.
March 26: Upper Darby, PA
March 27: New York, NY
March 28: Boston, MA

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NY – The Dying and the Dead #1 Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/22/ny-dying-dead-1-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/22/ny-dying-dead-1-signing/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:10:00 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61766 dd013115

Penciler Ryan Bodenheim and colorist Mike Garland will sign copies of the first issue of “The Dying and the Dead” from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Heroes Comic Shop on Saturday January 31, 2015!

RSVP on Facebook!

Heroes Your Mom Threw Out Comic Shop
130 West 14th Street, Elmira Heights NY 14903
(607) 737 1347

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NYC – Here’s Hank Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/21/nyc-heres-hank-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/21/nyc-heres-hank-signing/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:25:35 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61746 hankzipzerwinkler

Legendary actor and director Henry Winkler is joined by partner Lin Oliver to present Fake Snakes and Weird Wizards, the very funny fourth installment of the ‘Here’s Hank’ series on Sunday February 8, 2015 at 5:00 PM. This event will be wristbanded; please call the store for more details.

Barnes & Noble
150 East 86th Street, New York, NY 10028
212-369-2180

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NYC – Agent Mulder Signs http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/19/nyc-agent-mulder-signs/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/19/nyc-agent-mulder-signs/#comments Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:05:14 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61717 holycowDavid-Duchovny

David Duchovny (Californication, X-Files) appears at Barnes & Noble to sign Holy Cow on Wednesday February 11, 2015 at 7:00 PM!

Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003
212-253-0810

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NYC – DISEÑO Comics Panel & Workshop http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/18/nyc-diseno-comics-panel-workshop/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/18/nyc-diseno-comics-panel-workshop/#comments Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:14:14 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61709 museo

Press Release:

Join El Museo Del Barrio for a conversation with artists and designers about comic books and superheroes as vehicles for the exploration of identity on Wednesday January 21, 2015 from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm.

Panelists include Phil Jimenez (Marvel Comics), Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz (Wepa Woman) and Ivan Velez, Jr. (Tales of the Closet). The discussion will be moderated by Ilan Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College, and author of Latino U.S.A.: A Cartoon History. RSVP at the link…

Marvel Comics artist Phil Jimenez will also appear on Thursday January 22, 2015 for a FREE portfolio review and drawing tutorial. Gain insight into your work and practice your technique with the guidance of an expert. Participants should bring work for review, and any special materials they may wish to use. Paper, pencils, pens and charcoal will all be provided. Click here to RSVP…

DISEÑO is a partnership between Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and El Museo del Barrio.

This program received federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.

El Museo Del Barrio
1230 5th Ave New York, NY 10029

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NYC – Dare2Draw w/ Reilly Brown http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/18/nyc-dare2draw-w-reilly-brown/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/18/nyc-dare2draw-w-reilly-brown/#comments Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:57:44 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61697 d2d

Press Release:

The Art Students League of NY will be hosting their first Dare2Draw, on Thursday, January 29th, at the Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery!

The Art Students League has a deep and rich history of providing a place for some of America’s top comic book artists, to develop their skills. The Dare2Draw Program will be part of the long tradition of the League, of providing an oasis for all artists to follow and develop their passion.

Here are some of the comic book greats that have attended the Art Students League of NY, to name just a few… Jack Kirby, Will Eisner, Jack Davis, Irwin Hasen, Gene Colan, Roy G. Krenkel, Al Feldstein, Bob Kane, Lou Fine, Carmine Infantino, Joe Orlando, Jack Kamen, Tom Palmer, Arthur Suydam, Mark Texeira and Josef Rubinstein.

Come Dare2Draw with Special Mentoring Guest Artist: Reilly Brown! (The new DC “Lobo”, “Deadpool” and his groundbreaking, creator-owned “Power Play”)
Hosted by our good friend and mentor: Simon Fraser! (The new “Dr. Who”, “Judge Dredd” and “Nikolai Dante”)

Reilly Brown will be talking to us about his trailblazing into the new frontier of creator-owned digital comics, and sharing about his experiences working for Marvel and DC Comics, as well as sharing some art tips with us.

Also, joining us to celebrate this first Dare2Draw at ASL will be journalist, writer, editor and filmmaker Annie Nocenti and comic book artist and illustrator, Josh Adams!​

Tickets available at the link.

​The ​Art Students League of NY
215 West 57th St, New York, NY 10019

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NYC – All About Comics with Scott McCloud http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/15/nyc-comics-scott-mccloud/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/15/nyc-comics-scott-mccloud/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 18:20:56 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61667 scottmcclodScott McCloud appears at the 92nd Street Y on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 8:15 pm!

Press Release:

Universally acclaimed by everyone from Garry Trudeau to Matt Groening as completely brilliant, Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics, a comic book about comics, makes the case for comics as a valid literary form (as more than pulp and kids’ stuff).

Join him for an exhilarating trip through the inner workings of comics—what they are, how they work and what they could be—and hear about his newest book, The Sculptor, a graphic novel.

There will be a selling of Scott McCloud’s new book, The Sculptor, following the event.

Get tickets at the link!

92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10128
212-415-5500

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NY – Earth 2: World’s End Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/05/ny-earth-2-worlds-end-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/05/ny-earth-2-worlds-end-signing/#comments Mon, 05 Jan 2015 16:05:02 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61496 mb011415

Writer Marguerite Bennett (Sleepy Hollow, Butterfly) appears at Android’s Amazing Comics for a signing on Wednesday January 14, 2015 from 4:00 till 7:00 PM!

Android’s Amazing Comics
61 Railroad Ave Sayville, NY 11782
(631) 567-8069

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NYC – Stray #1 Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/03/nyc-stray-1-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2015/01/03/nyc-stray-1-signing/#comments Sat, 03 Jan 2015 14:45:18 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61477 jhu012815

Writer Vito Delsante and artist Khary Randolph appear at JHU Comic Books on Wednesday January 28, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 PM!

Press Release:

JHU Comic Books is proud to welcome back one of our prestigious alumni, Vito Delsante (Savage Tales, Scooby Doo, World War Mob), to our comic book campus to celebrate the launch of Stray, his new creator owned title with Action Lab Entertainment.

Joining him is Khary Randolph (Tech Jacket, Teen Titans, Justice League Beyond 2.0) who’s limited-edition variant cover will also be available for sale and signing!

Come through and witness the birth of a new hero for a new year!

*Purchase of Stray #1 required to participate is signing event.

RSVP on Facebook!

JHU Comic Books MANHATTAN
32 East 32nd Street, New York, NY 10016
(212) 268-7088

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NYC – The Last American Vampire Signing http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/28/nyc-last-american-vampire-signing/ http://www.conventionscene.com/2014/12/28/nyc-last-american-vampire-signing/#comments Sun, 28 Dec 2014 21:05:43 +0000 http://www.conventionscene.com/?p=61434 lav

Seth Grahame-Smith appears at Barnes & Noble to sign The Last American Vampire on Wednesday January 14, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

Author Event
Seth Grahame-Smith follows his beloved Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, with the story of vampire Henry Sturges. Henry goes on the road in a Kerouac-influenced trip as he tries to find renewed purpose in the wake of his good friend Lincoln’s death.

Barnes & Noble – 86th & Lexington Ave
150 East 86th Street, New York, NY 10028
212-369-2180

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