CA – Amulet: Escape From Lucien Signing

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Artist Kazu Kibuishi appears at Gallery Nucleus for a one night event on Tuesday July 29th from 7-9pm as he signs/sketches copies of the newest installment of his acclaimed graphic novel series Amulet 6, as well as prints from his Harry Potter book cover collection.

There will also be a Buy 1 get 1 FREE FLASH SALE of previous Amulet books, Flight Comics, and many other goodies. Don’t miss it.

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

MO – Girls with Slingshots Signing

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Cartoonist Danielle Corsetto will be in St. Louis for one night and has chosen Shameless Grounds as the venue to host her book signing.

There will be a Q&A on Tuesday, July 8th from 7:00 until 8:00 and then she will be selling and signing books from 8:00 until 11:00. You will want to purchase something from Shameless in order to claim a special gift from Danielle.

For those of you that haven’t been to Shameless Grounds yet: Parking is on the street. PLEASE TRY TO PARK ON LEMP. (Withnell is a residential street and we try to leave those spots for the residents.) If you want to sit inside, be sure to get here early to grab a table. If you do end up sitting outside, you’ll still be able to hear Danielle’s answers through our PA.

Girls With Slingshots debuted on October 1st 2004, both online and at SPX in Bethesda, MD. Since its humble beginnings as a twice-weekly black-and-white webcomic, it’s become a self-sustaining color webcomic that updates five times a week, Monday through Friday.

The strip’s two main characters, Hazel and Jamie, sprung to life in a strip called Hazelnuts, the unintentional prequel to GWS. The title was derived from requests Danielle used to get at comic conventions to draw girls with guns (she sucked at drawing guns, so she drew them with slingshots).

Danielle Corsetto is the artist and creator of Girls With Slingshots. She created her first comic strip when she was 8, starting with a blatant rip-off of Garfield called Fat Cat. She started writing Hazelnuts in high school, and ran a comic about super-senior college kids called Ramblers in the student paper at Shepherd College (as well as Pop Image and World Famous Comics). She also briefly ran a comic called Larry and Caroline in the Hagerstown Herald-Mail newspaper.

In October of 2004, she began Girls With Slingshots, and by 2007, with the first print collection of GWS and other merchandise & art sales, she was doing the strip full-time. It’s now updated 5 times a week at some god-awful hour.

In addition to GWS, Danielle wrote and drew The New Adventures of Bat Boy for the Weekly World News, taking the reins from Peter Bagge. She’s also written two Adventure Time graphic novels for BOOM! and has several other projects in the works.

Danielle hails from Ijamsville, MD and now lives in Shepherdstown, West Virginia in a 230-year-old house with her two cats, Smudge and Ellie (aka Fluffy and Sprinkles). She loves drinking tea, going for hikes, traveling, cooking, gardening and eating local foods, because she is a filthy hippie. Danielle has taught illustration at her alma mater Shepherd University, and hopes to teach more in the future. She is a lifetime Girl Scout.

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Shameless Grounds, LLC
1901 Withnell, St. Louis, MO 63118
(314) 449-1240

OR – Bravo Signing

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Author Greg Rucka appears at Barnes & Noble on Saturday July 26, 2014 at 3:00 PM for a discussion and signing of popular titles such as Bravo and Lazarus!

Barnes & Noble – Clackamas Town Ctr Mall
12000 SE 82nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97086
503-786-3464

MI – Girls Don’t Read Comics Panel

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Katie Cook and Jane Irwin appear with Charley Tucker and Amanda Reyes at The Pyramid Scheme on  Sunday, July 13th at 7:00 pm! Presented by Vault of Midnight.

Press Release:

Charley Tucker and Amanda Reyes reprise their beloved, kick ass presentation on women in the comic book industry. The duo is taking their show on the road this time to visit sunny Grand Rapids, Michigan! And our favorite bar The Pyramid Scheme is hosting!

Chuck and Amandroid will be joined by two comic book industry veterans, Jane Irwin (Clockwork Game) and Katie Cook (My Little Pony). All told, we’re looking at another excellent, enlightening evening that can only be enhanced by YOUR being there. So you better be there.

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The Pyramid Scheme
68 Commerce Ave SW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

OH – Signing-A-Palooza 2014

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Danielle Corsetto (Girls With Slingshots), David Willis (Dumbing of Age), Katie Valeska (Next Year’s Girl), and Lora Innes (The Dreamer) will ALL be in store at Laughing Ogre Comics on Sunday July 6th from 4 PM – 8 PM for an extreme signstravaganza!

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Laughing Ogre Comics
4258 N. High Street Columbus, OH 43214
(614) 267-6473

IL – Goodnight Darth Vader Signing

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Cartoonist Jeffrey Brown appears at Barnes & Noble to sign Goodnight Darth Vader on Saturday July 19, 2014 at 2:00 PM!

Author Event
Get Pop-Cultured with Barnes & Noble! Join us as author, artist and screenwriter Jeffrey Brown reads and signs his newest book, Goodnight Darth Vader, the follow-up to his bestsellers Darth Vader and Son and Vader’s Little Princess.

Special Instructions
All are welcome to the story reading, but chairs are limited and are first come, first served. Additional policies may apply. See www.facebook.con/bnoldorchard for the most up-to-date details.

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Barnes & Noble
55 Old Orchard Center, Skokie, IL 60077
847-676-2230

PA – Girls With Slingshots Signing

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Cartoonist Danielle Corsetto appears at New Dimension Comics on Saturday, July 5th from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm!

Danielle Corsetto is the creator of the webcomic Girls With Slingshots, which turns ten years old this year. To celebrate, she’s visiting GWS fans across the country, stopping at 20+ cities and covering over 9,000 miles over the course of 40 days.

Girls With Slingshots is the story of twenty-something BFFs Jamie and Hazel, and an expansive cast of their friends, including a talking cactus and a ghost cat (among other oddities). The dramedy revolves around topics of love, booze, sex, relationships, careers, living with your parents, and the worthlessness of an English degree. It updates five days a week in full color at www.girlswithslingshots.com.

Corsetto has also written two Adventure Time OGNs (with another on the way) published by BOOM! Studios, and created the strip “The New Adventures of Bat Boy” for the Weekly World News. She lives in the charming town of Shepherdstown, West Virginia with two cats and a rotating cast of vagrant friends in a big 18th century house filled with houseplants and loose tea.

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New Dimension Comics
Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills
590 Pittsburgh Mill Circle, Tarentum, PA 15084
Phone: (724) 758-1560
E-mail: mills@ndcomics.com

DE – Adventure Time: Seeing Red Signing

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Cartoonist Kate Leth (Kate or Die, Adventure Time: Seeing Red) appears at The Comic Book Shop on Sunday July 13th!

The Comic Book Shop
1855 Marsh Road, Wilmington, DE 19810
(302) 477-1119

NYC – JL8 Signing

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Cartoonist Yale Stewartwriter and illustrator of the webcomic JL8, appears at Vinyl Fantasy on Tuesday June 17, 2014 at 5:00 pm!

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Vinyl Fantasy
194 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221

NYC – Forbidden Planet Mega-Signing

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PAUL POPE, DEAN HASPIEL, NICK BERTOZZI, CHRIS MISKIEWICZ, and *just added* BOB FINGERMAN all four of whom will be celebrating the release of new comics, graphic novels, and/or editions of their iconic work, appear at Forbidden Planet on Wednesday June 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm!

Purchase of Escapo from Forbidden Planet NYC is mandatory to attend the Paul Pope side of our event. Your receipt, and a voucher we will attach to it at checkout, will be your ticket to Paul’s line. We anticipate a large turnout for him, and are limiting additional autographs ONE ITEM per attendee to keep things moving. Please do not bring more than that.

**If you will be here to see Dean, Nick and/or Chris we also encourage purchase of their books (and will have plenty of ‘em… they’re well worth it), but there will be no limit to additional autographs.

Forbidden Planet
832 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
212-473-1576

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