Markisan Naso and Jason Muhr return to Challengers Comics to celebrate the release of the very first VORACIOUS collection on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 5:00 PM! VORACIOUS has been so successful that there will be a second series premiering in the fall, so if you grab the collection of volume 1 on Wednesday, August 10th you’ll be caught up just in time for volume 2! Plus, Markisan and Jason are really great guys AND are from Chicago, so you can feel extra good about buying their work! Civic pride, baby!
“Haunted by the death of his sister, NYC Chef Nate Willner has lost his desire to cook. Forced to move back to his tiny hometown in Utah, Nate’s life is quickly becoming a dead end. But when he unexpectedly inherits a time travel suit that takes him to the age of dinosaurs, Nate’s passion for cooking is reignited! With a little help from his knife-wielding Grandmother Maribel, and friends Starlee and Captain Jim, Nate opens a restaurant that secretly serves dinosaur meat. Can he survive long enough to make it a success and turn his life around?”
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Writer/Artist JOËLLE JONES (Mockingbird, Helheim) appears at The Comic Bug on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 for half an hour from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM to celebrate the release of LADY KILLER 2 from Dark Horse Comics!
The Comic Bug
4267 Overland Ave. Culver City, CA 90230
Bob Proehl, author of comic-con-centric novel A Hundred Thousand Worlds, appears in conversation with Eisner-award winning comics critic Douglas Wolk at Books with Pictures on Monday, July 25, 2016 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM!
Books with Pictures
1100 SE Division Street, Portland, Oregon 97202
Artist Philip Tan (Batman and Robin, Green Lantern, Phantom Stranger) appears at Collector’s Paradise on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 from 6:00 till 8:00 PM to celebrate the release of SUICIDE SQUAD REBIRTH #1 from DC Comics!
319 S Arroyo Pkwy, Ste 4, Pasadena, California 91105
The Jean Cocteau Cinema presents a special multi-author book signing, panel discussion, and Q&A with the authors of Wild Cards (including George R.R. Martin, Melinda Snodgrass, and Daniel Abraham), an epic science fiction anthology about superheroes and powerful villains (edited by George R.R. Martin) on Sunday, July 24th at 2:00 PM. Tickets are FREE with the purchase of a Wild Cards hardcover book ($26.00 TOTAL), $5.00 with purchase of Wild Cards paperback ($20 TOTAL), or $10.00 without a book purchase.
WITH LIVE APPEARANCES BY:
George R.R. Martin, A Song of Ice and Fire, Fevre Dream
Melinda Snodgrass, Edge of Dawn, Star Trek
Walter Jon Williams, Wild Cards
Daniel Abraham, King’s Blood, The Expanse
Laura Mixon, Up Against It
Kevin Murphy, Wild Cards
Marco Kloos, Terms of Enlistment, Angles of Attack
Victor Milan, Dinosaur Lords, Dinosaur Knights
John Jos. Miller, Wild Cards
Gail Miller, Wild Cards
Carrie Vaughn, Dreams of the Golden Age
Caroline Spector, Wild Cards
Chip Wideman, Wild Cards
Sage Walker, Wild Cards
Mary Ann Mohanraj, Bodies in Motion, Kathryn in the City
Chris Rowe, Wild Cards
Diana Rowland, White Trash Zombies Gone Wild, Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues
Edward Bryant, Wild Cards
Leanne Harper, Wild Cards
Gregory Noveck, Wild Cards
Ian Tregellis, The Mechanical, The Liberation
Jean Cocteau Cinema
418 Montezuma Ave Santa Fe NM 87501
Marriott Marquis Tequila Bar & Grille Poolside
333 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Join Pulp 21 Comics at Bedrock City’s Washington location Saturday, July 23rd to meet the crew from 2pm to 5pm, get your copies of their flagship anthology IN MEDIA REX (Issues One and Two) and the newly released one-shot SEED.
In Media Rex #2:
Pulp 21 is proud to announce the release of the second issue of its flagship anthology, IN MEDIA REX, featuring the second chapters of On Eldritch Waves, Bad Acid, and Bury Me with My Weapon, along with a host of other surprises:
Bury Me with My Weapon:
In a land of magic on the knife’s edge of perpetual ruin by a centuries old war, Mastiff of the Dog Parable, Shade an assassin of the Order of the Branch and Ghost a scholar of magic in the College of the Unturned Stone, are sent to test the validity of a foreign prince’s claim to a mysterious power used to keep the ruling authorities in the war from going too far. What they find instead will force them closer together and further from the houses they knew.
Meet Alan, a struggling musician trying to leave his mark on the world, no matter how small it may be. He lives gig to gig, has his hands in several bands, and spends his spare time escaping this reality with whatever drugs he gets his hands on. A random act of kindness leads Alan to some good shit. Only this time, it’s different: A pill, the shape and color of the Earth… A mysterious, old man warning him that “This is the trip of all trips…” What lies ahead will be more than Alan bargained for… Can he handle it?
On Eldritch Waves:
Poor Tate has had it rough lately. Plagued by bizarre and hostile hallucinations, he is a man possessed of a mission to prevent the rest of humanity from suffering the same horrible disassociation with reality. Armed with a backpack of arcane literature and tools, Tate makes a last stand in a beachside convenience store hoping to stay the oncoming tide of wicked things On Eldritch Waves.
Bedrock City Comic Co.
4602 Washington, Suite A, Houston, TX 77007
Disney animator Andreas Deja (Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, Hercules) appears at Barnes & Noble on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 7:00 PM to sign THE NINE OLD MEN!
Walt Disney’s team of core Animators, who he affectionately called his “Nine Old Men,” were known for creating Disney’s most famous works, as well as refining the 12 basic principles of animation. Follow master animator and Disney legend Andreas Deja as he takes you through the minds and works of these notable animators. An apprentice to the Nine Old Men himself, Deja gives special attention to each animator and provides a thoughtful analysis on their techniques that include figure drawing, acting, story structure, and execution. The in-depth analysis of each animator’s work will allow you to refine your approach to character animation. Rare sequential drawings from the Disney archives also give you unprecedented access and insight into the most creative minds that changed the course of animation.
Barnes & Noble – The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Ste K 30, Los Angeles, California 90036
Artist Kostas Zachopoulos appears at Mission: Comics & Art on Saturday, August 6 from 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM to sign his graphic novel The Cloud, newly translated and published by Archaia Entertainment.
“That is the question the boy must answer for himself as he and his wolf, Cloud, embark on a grand voyage to find the boy’s father and return the wish that was stolen from him. The Cloud is a beautiful, and at times, heartbreaking journey of a reluctant hero forced to outwit a cast of colorful characters: a thieving girl, bizarre creatures from the Great Before, and the Mad King. It’s a quest of self-discovery where the boy will learn that not all wishes can or should come true.
Mission: Comics & Art
3520 20th St. Suite B, San Francisco, CA 94110