Drawn Together unites storytellers from around the country to support Access Books and school libraries. This once-in-a-lifetime event features four famous children’s book authors and illustrators: Jeff Kinney (Diary of a Wimpy Kid), Dav Pilkey (Captain Underpants), Lincoln Peirce (Big Nate) and Stephan Pastis (Timmy Failure, Pearls Before Swine). During Drawn Together, the authors will discuss writing, drawing, and the creative process to an enthusiastic crowd. Julie Bowen from the hit ABC comedy Modern Family will be our Mistress of Ceremonies.
Doors open on Saturday June 20, 2015 at noon for book, t-shirt, and poster purchases; event starts at 1:00 p.m.
Following the presentation, fans will have the opportunity to meet the authors and have their event tickets or posters signed.
ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT SCHOOL LIBRARIES.
Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
Graphic novelists Frank Cammuso and Chris Giarrusso appear at Barnes & Noble on Sunday June 14, 2015 at 1:00 PM to share some drawing basics and offer tips at this interactive drawing demo and signing. As part of the demo, guests will have an opportunity to draw special guest The Flash.
Barnes & Noble – Raymour & Flanigan Plaza
3454 Erie Boulevard East, Dewitt, NY 13214
Liz Climo is a children’s book author, a comic artist, and an animator for the TV show The Simpsons — and she is hosting our Storytime! Liz will be reading and signing her new children’s book Rory the Dinosaur at 3:00 pm on Saturday June 6, 2015.
About this Author
Liz Climo is a character artist for The Simpsons TV series and has worked on The Lebrons and Seth Macfarlane’s Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy. She also the author of Le Petit Monde de Liz, a comic collection published in France as well as a forthcoming children’s book. She lives in Los Angeles.
Barnes & Noble
3600 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95117
Cartoonist Liz Climo appears at Vroman’s Bookstore on Saturday May 9th at 10:30 AM to sign Rory the Dinosaur!
695 E. Colorado Blvd Pasadena, CA 91101
May 7, 2015 by Joe Fauvel
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Comics Fest Coral Springs is a family-friendly comic book convention held May 9, 2015, at the Coral Springs Museum of Art, in Coral Springs, Florida!
The event runs from 9am – 5pm on Saturday. 5/9/15. Admission is $10, at the door or online at
VIP tickets are also available; this includes admission to a “Meet the Artists” reception in the museum gallery Friday, 5/8/15 at 7pm!
Comics Fest Guests will include comics writer Barbara Randall Kesel, Archie Comics artist Fernando Ruiz Derrick Fish (The Wellkeeper), Charles P. Wilson III (The Stuff of Legend, Wraith), cartoonist Manny Aguilera, painter Silvana Delbo, and comics legend Jose Delbo!
Take your photo with the 501st Legion Stormtroopers! Learn how to draw some of your favorite characters with local cartoonist Cory Laub! Participate in a cosplay prop-making workshop! Challenge yourself in the Quick Draw competition!
Experience all of this and more with the whole family, and while you’re at it, check out our local comics vendors or buy some Japanese snacks! How about picking up some amazing artwork in Artist Alley? Whatever you do, don’t forget to show off your costumes!
VIP Meet the Artist Reception: Fri. 5/8/15 7pm – 8:30pm
Comics Fest Coral Springs: Sat. 5/9/15 9am – 5pm
Coral Springs Museum of Art
2855 Coral Springs Drive Coral Springs, Florida 33065
Noelle Stevenson, co-creator of LUMBERJANES, appears at Challengers Comics on Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 11:00am – 2:00pm to sign the new collection of her webcomic NIMONA!
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Emi Lenox, Kelly Froh, Jen Vaughn, Sandra Lanz, and Laura D. Graves appear at Arcane Comics on Friday, May 15th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm!
5809 15th Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107
Cartoonist Mike Maihack appears at Heroes Haven for a signing on Saturday May 16, 2015 from 11:00 AM till 3:00 PM!
Celebrate 10 Years of Graphix with Mike Maihack! We’re extremely happy to have local superstar artist MIKE MAIHACK! Currently, Mike is hard at work bringing his sci-fi epic, Cleopatra in Space, to life as part of Scholastic’s Graphix line of graphic novels! He also once organized a Christian comic anthology called Parable, drew an all-ages webcomic called Cow & Buffalo, and was (or still is) a member of many online collectives such as Lunchbox Funnies, Spacedock 7, and Bristolwhip. He has also contributed art and stories to books like Jim Henson’s The Storyteller; Cow Boy; Geeks, Girls, and Secret Identities; and the award winning Comic Book Tattoo.
4339 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618
Cartoonist Gene Luen Yang, who is the writer for the Avatar: The Last Airbender and Superman FCBD comics, and Long Vo (Street Fighter, ThunderCats, Robotech, X-Men Evolution) plus Mike Hampton and Olympia Maxenchs appear at Illusive Comics on Saturday May 2nd at 3:00 PM for Free Comic Book Day!
Illusive Comics and Games
2725 El Camino Real, Suite 105, Santa Clara, CA 95051
Jeff Shultz, Richard Maurizio, and Bob Noberini appear at That’s Entertainment on Saturday May 2nd to celebrate Free Comic Book Day from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
As is tradition, the store will be giving away five free comics from a wide array of special releases made specifically to help celebrate the day. Over the years companies like Marvel and DC have used this event to launch their next big so be sure to check out this years selections! Customers are encouraged to come in early as some quantities of free comics are limited.
Special Guest Artists
Jeff Shultz – Artist of Archie, Betty and Veronica, and Jughead
Richard Maurizio – Artist of Looney Tunes, Animaniacs, Thunder Agents, and more.
Bob Noberini – well known for his dynamic superhero style
Artists will be showing their work offering signatures and drawing one free sketch for our customers.
56 John Fitch Hwy, Fitchburg, MA 01420