MA – FNC Holiday Signing

Peter Simeti, Cody SousaBen Goldsmith, Mike Doherty, and Don Mathias sign at Friendly Neighborhood Comics on Saturday, December 16th from 1-5pm!

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Friendly Neighborhood Comics
191 Mechanic Street (Route 140), Bellingham, MA 02019
508-966-2275

MoCCA Arts Festival 2018 Now Accepting Applications To Table

Table applications are now open for the 2018 MoCCA Arts Festival! Exhibitors are restricted to comic and cartoon artists and their representatives. This includes: Artists of creator-owned comics, publishers, and writers, selling only comic/cartoon art, comics and graphic novels. Exhibitors must display published material (self-published accepted) to be eligible.

The MoCCA Arts Festival is a 2-day multimedia event, Manhattan’s largest independent comics, cartoon and animation festival, drawing over 7,000 attendees each year. With 400 exhibiting artists displaying their work, award-winning honorees speaking about their careers and artistic processes and other featured artists conducting workshops, lectures and film screenings, our Festival mission accelerates the advancement of the Society’s broader mission to serve as Manhattan’s singular cultural institution promoting all genres of illustration through exhibitions, programs and art education.

The 2018 Fest will take place on April 7th and 8th, 2018. Applications to table at the Fest are now open through December 31st. Click here to apply!

New Dates for Granite Con 2018

Granite State Comicon has announced new dates for their 2018 convention; GraniteCon 2018 will now be held one week earlier, on September 8-9th. TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW; Single Day, Weekend, and VIP passes available at the link.

The Granite State Comicon is northern New England’s premiere comic book and pop culture event.  Now in its 16th year the Granite State Comicon features guest artists, celebrities, cosplay, vendors, dedicated kids con, workshops, panels, after hours events and more!  For a full list of guests and events please visit www.granitecon.com.

CA – Avatar: The Last Airbender Signing

Cartoonist Gene Luen Yang appears at Illusive Comics and Games on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM for a signing!

About Gene Yang:
Gene Yang is the cartoonist behind books including the Printz-Award-winning American Born Chinese, as well as Boxers & Saints, The Eternal Smile, Prime Baby, and Animal Crackers. He is the co-creator of The Shadow Hero with Sonny Liew, and Secret Coders with Mike Holmes, and has written for the hit comics Avatar: The Last Airbender and Superman. Gene Yang lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Illusive Comics and Games
1270 Franklin Mall, Santa Clara, CA 95050
408-985-7481

ON – Dinosaur Comics/The Beguiling Holiday Party 2017

Ryan North, Erica Henderson, and Nicholas Gurewitch appear at No One Writes to the Colonel for the Dinosaur Comics/The Beguiling Holiday Party 2017 on Monday, December 11, 2017 from 7:00 – 11:00 PM.

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No One Writes to the Colonel
460 College St., Toronto, Ontario M6G 1A1
416-551-7647

 

MI – Webcartoonists Signing

Cartoonists Sarah Andersen (Sarah’s Scribbles), Shen (Owlturd), and Nick Seluk (The Awkward Yeti) appear at Conor O’Neills on Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 5:00 till 11:00 PM. They will be selling and signing books and merchandise.

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Conor O’Neills
318 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 665-2968

VA – TrumpTrump Signing

Artist Warren Craghead appears at Telegraph Art & Comics on Saturday, December 2nd at 3:00 PM for a signing of his latest book, TRUMPTRUMP VOLUME 1!

Every day, Warren Craghead draws and shares grotesque portraits of Donald Trump and his minions. TRUMPTRUMP Volume 1 collects the first six months of these daily drawings with context and commentary, from when Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president on July 21, 2016 until his inauguration on January 20, 2017.

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Telegraph Art & Comics
110 4th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 244-3210

NY – Comics for Collectors Grand Re-Opening

Steve Ellis, co-creator of Only Living Boy and High Moon, Jon Haeffner and Ten Van Winkle appear at Comics for Collectors on Saturday, December 2, 2017 as part of their grand re-opening celebration.

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Comics for Collectors
207 N Aurora St, Ithaca, New York 14850
(607) 272-3007

2nd Annual South Shore Comic Con

Press Release:

South Shore Art Center presents its second South Shore Comic Con! Featuring over 25 comic artists, signing and selling their zines, original art, and talking about the craft of comic book storytelling. Panels and workshops will be in the art studios throughout the day. Costumes encouraged!

Artists include: E. J. Barnes, Beth Barnett, LB Cassell, Jimmy Curtis, Griffin Ess, Mike Doherty, Krystal Dube, Jerel Dye, Barrington Edwards/Studio Vexer, Raul Gonzalez, Brian Hall, Ludgy Jean-Baptiste, Richard Keenan, Daniel Kern, Cathy Leamy, Jesse Lonergan, Kyri Lorenz, Cagen Luse, Donna Martinez, Tony McMillen, James Mobius, Dave Ortega, Joey Peters, Ryan Sullivan, Crispin Wood

Open to the public, suggested donation of $5.

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South Shore Art Center
119 Ripley Rd, Cohasset, Massachusetts 02025
(781) 383-2787

WA – Kids Love Comics 2017

Press Release:

Join the Olympia Timberland Library and Danger Room Comics on Saturday, December 2nd at this special event celebrating comics for kids! Kids, teens, and families will have the opportunity to meet cartoonists Faith Erin Hicks (creator of The Nameless City), and Kazu Kibuishi (creator of Amulet). Hear them talk about their creative process and get books signed. Frank Hussey of Danger Room Comics will present comics in Reader’s Theater format, and an activity for kids and families will be provided in the meeting room. Kids: feel free to come dressed up as your favorite comic book character! Books will be on sale courtesy Danger Room Comics. Sponsored by the Friends of the Olympia Timberland Library.

Schedule of events:

1:00-1:20 p.m. — Comic Book Reader’s Theater
1:20-2:35 p.m. — Faith Erin Hicks and Kazu Kibuishi presentation
2:35-4:30 p.m. — Book signing and meet-and-greet

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Olympia Timberland Library
313 8th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 352-0595

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