UK – Lumberjanes Signing


Cartoonist Noelle Stevenson (Nimona, Lumberjanes) appear at Orbital Comics on Thursday, November 12, 2015! From 5:30 PM, Noelle will be signing and greeting fans at Orbital – then from 7:30 PM she’ll be hosting an Orbital Director’s Commentary night looking at Lumberjanes Volume 2.

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Orbital Comics
8 Great Newport Street, London WC2H 7JA, United Kingdom
020 7240 0591

OR – Grumpy Cat Signing


Writer Ben Fisher and artist Michelle Nguyen appear at Cosmic Monkey Comics on Saturday November 14, 2015 from Noon till 3:00 PM to sign copies of Grumpy Cat #1 and #2.

Proceeds from the signing will benefit the local House of Dreams cat shelter.

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Cosmic Monkey Comics
5335 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97213
(503) 517-9050

SF – Secret Coders Signing

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Cartoonist Gene Luen Yang appears at the San Francisco Public Library on Saturday November 14, 2015 at 3:00 PM!

Press Release: 

Award-winning, best-selling author Gene Luen Yang presents his newest graphic novel: Secret Coders! Exploring the world of computer programming from his experience as a computer science teacher, Yang brings this knowledge to his latest graphic novel.

Gene Luen Yang has written and drawn many comics, including the hit Avatar: The Last Airbender series and DC Comics’ Superman. American Born Chinese was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. He also won the LA Times Book Prize for Boxers & Saints. His latest graphic novel is Secret Coders.

A booksale and signing follows this event.

Co-sponsored by the Fisher Children’s Center and the Mix at the San Francisco Public Library.

San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 557-4400

NYC – An Evening with Gene Yang


Cartoonist Gene Luen Yang appears at the Society of Illustrators on Thursday November 19, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

As one of the most preeminent Asian-American writers in the US, Gene Luen Yang has revitalized the conversation about diversity in the comics medium through his innovative, challenging comics writing and art. Focusing on themes of identity, coming of age, perspective shifts, and race, Yang has created stories that expand the traditional scope of comics storytelling, bring graphic novels to new audiences all over the United States. In this talk at the Society of Illustrators, Yang will discuss his comics career, followed by a Q&A and book signing.

Tickets available at the link… $15 Non-members | $10 Members | $7 seniors/students (Undergrad with valid ID)

Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065

CA – Warren the 13th Launch Party


Tania Del Rio appears at Vroman’s Bookstore on Monday, November 30, 2015 at 6:00 PM!


Meet Warren the 13th, a cursed 12-year-old Victorian bellhop who’s terribly unlucky . . . yet perpetually optimistic, hard-working, and curious. Orphan Warren’s pride and joy is his family’s hotel, but he’s been miserable ever since his evil Aunt Anaconda took over the management. Anaconda believes a mysterious treasure known as the All-Seeing Eye is hidden somewhere on the grounds, and she’ll do anything to find it. If Warren wants to preserve his family’s legacy, he’ll need to find the treasure first if the hotel’s many strange and wacky guests don t beat him to it! This middle-grade adventure features gorgeous two-color illustrations on every page and a lavish two-column Victorian design that will pull young readers into a spooky and delightful mystery. (Quirk Books)

Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author’s most recent title from Vroman’s. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman’s Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman’s receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.

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

Clermont Comic Con Guests Updates

Clermont Comic Con, Sunday November 22nd, adds new guests!


WWE Hall Of Famer – Afa the Wild Samoan


WWE Legend – Fred Ottman AKA Tugboat/Typhoon and The Shockmaster


Justin Ponsor – Illustator/Colorist for Marvel Comics Guardians of the Galaxy, Invincible Iron Man, Star Wars, and Ultimate Spider-man, Uncanny Inhumans

for more info on Clermont Comic Con check out their website!

OR – Oh Joy Sex Toy Release Party


Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan appear at GladRags on Sunday, October 25, 2015 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM to celebrate the grand debut of OH JOY, SEX TOY vol. 2 AND help raise money for reproductive health at the same time. A third of all book sales at this party will be donated to Planned Parenthood.

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215 SE Morrison St, #2000E, Portland, OR 97214
(800) 799-4523

MA – The Graveyard Gang Signing


Rich Clabaugh, creator of The Graveyard Gang, appears at Rubber Chicken Comics on Saturday October 31, 2015 from 11am – 2pm for Halloween ComicsFest 2015! Plus there will be a costume contest, free comics, and a storewide sale!

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Rubber Chicken Comics
15 N. Main Street (Rt 126), Bellingham, MA 02019
(508) 966-2210

CA – Time Fiddler Signing

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Ellis Kim appears at the Charles M. Schulz Museum on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 1:00 PM. He creates the webcomic Time Fiddler, which he has been self-publishing since 2013. Kim also teaches comics and illustration workshops at the Alameda Main Library and San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum.

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

SF – There is No Right Way to Meditate Signing

00-Yumi-SakugawaYumi Sakugawa appears at The Booksmith on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 7:30pm!

Award-winning artist Yumi Sakugawa’s book There is No Right Way to Meditate is an illustrated guide on how to lead a more peaceful and balanced life. it’s also a tour through the ups and downs of life, and offers awesome and relatable advice on how we can all love ourselves a little more as we weather our collective emotional storms. Brilliant, beautiful, badass, and with captivating ink illustrations and encouraging ideas, this new work is as enchanting as Yumi’s previous titles, I Think I’m in Friend-Love with You and Your Illustrated Guide to Becoming One with the Universe.

Yumi Sakugawa is a comic book artist, illustrator, and the author of I Think I Am in Friend-Love with You and Your Illustrated Guide to Becoming One with the Universe. A graduate from the fine art program of University of California, Los Angeles, she is a regular comic contributor to WonderHowTo and The Rumpus. Her short comic stories have been selected as Notable Comics of 2012 and 2013 by the Best American Comics Anthology editors (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), and her comic works have also been published in Bitch, The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014, Folio, Fjords Review, Slake, and other publications. She lives in Los Angeles.

The Booksmith
1644 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 863-8688

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