WV – FCBD: Girls With Slingshots Signing

Cartoonist Danielle Corsetto (Girls With Slingshots) at Beyond Comics from 11:00 AM till 4:00 PM on Saturday May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Beyond Comics
207 S Princess St, Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443
(304) 870-4039

Book POP! Signing Tour

Hope Nicholson, Sam Maggs, and Ashley Poston appear on a signing tour where they will discuss the rising influence of women in nerd culture, comics, STEM, and fandom.

In Hope Nicholson’s The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen, you’ll meet the most fascinating exemplars of the powerful, compelling, entertaining, and heroic female characters who’ve populated comic books from the very beginning. In Wonder Women, Sam Maggs, author of The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy, tells the stories of the brilliant, brainy, and totally rad women in history who broke barriers as scientists, engineers, mathematicians, adventurers, and inventors. Part romance, part love letter to nerd culture, and all totally adorbs, Ashley Poston’s Geekerella is a fairy tale for anyone who believes in the magic of fandom. Nicholson, Maggs, and Poston will discuss female representation in comics and video games.

APRIL 30TH :: 4:00 PM

Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
323.851.7223

MAY 1ST :: 6:00 PM

Bookworks Albuquerque
4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 344-8139

MAY 2ND :: 6:00 PM

Tacoma Public Library
1102 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 292-2001

MAY 3RD :: 7:00 PM

Powell’s City of Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97005
503-228-465

FL – FCBD: Famous Faces & Funnies Signing

Karl Moline (penciler for Buffy, Avengers, and X-Men), Justin Ponsor (colorist for Star Wars, Amazing Spider-Man, Uncanny X-Men), Jeff Christensen (head writer of the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe), and Nelson Ortega (penciler for Sonic, Spider-Man) appear at Famous Faces and Funnies on Saturday May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Famous Faces and Funnies
3020 New Haven Avenue W, West Melbourne, FL 32904
(321) 259-3575

MO – TMNT Screening w/ Kevin Eastman

Join Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman appears at the Alamo Drafthouse on Saturday, April 29th at 9:00 PM for insights, trivia and live commentary over the 1990s original TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES! Get tickets at the link…

The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan has an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

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Alamo Drafthouse Kansas City
1400 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 474-4545

CA – FCBD: Baggywrinkles Signing

Cartoonist Lucy Bellwood, creator of Baggywrinkles, appears at Tr!ckster  from 1:00 – 4:00 PM on Saturday May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Tr!ckster
2631 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705
510-665-8900

IL – Imagine Wanting Only This Signing

Press Release:

Women & Children First Bookstore welcomes Kristen Radtke and Lucy Knisley on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 7:30 PM for a conversation about Kristen’s new graphic memoir, IMAGINE WANTING ONLY THIS.

When Kristen Radtke was in college, the sudden death of a beloved uncle and the sight of an abandoned mining town after his funeral marked the beginning moments of a lifelong fascination with ruins and with people and places left behind. Over time, this fascination deepened until it triggered a journey around the world in search of ruined places. Now, in this genre-smashing graphic memoir, she leads us through deserted cities in the American Midwest, an Icelandic town buried in volcanic ash, islands in the Philippines, New York City, and the delicate passageways of the human heart. A narrative that is at once factual, historical, and personal, Radtke’s words and images ask why are we here, and what will we leave behind?

Kristen Radtke is the managing editor of Sarabande Books and the film and video editor of TriQuarterly magazine. She lives in New York.

Lucy Knisley is the author and illustrator of beloved graphic novels about memory, identity, food, and family. Her Alex Award-winning graphic novel, Relish: My Life in the Kitchen is a New York Times bestseller, and her travelogues (French Milk, An Age of License, and Displacement) have been lauded by critics and fans. Her most recent graphic memoir is Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride. She lives and works in Chicago.

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Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640
(773) 769-9299

CA – FCBD: Amerikarate Signing

Writer Corey Kalman and cosplay cover model April O’Neil sign AMERIKARATE at Sky High Comics from noon till 2:30 PM on Saturday May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Sky High Comics
625 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Marcos, CA 92078
(760) 471-0649

UK – An Evening w/ Boba Fett

Actor Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi) appears for a special screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens the Blackfriars Ouseburn Cinema on Thursday, May 4th at 7:00 PM! Get tickets at the link…

Before the movie, Jeremy Bulloch will pose for photographs, then after the movie, He’ll answer your questions and recount stories from playing the role of Boba Fett in the original trilogy!

A STAR WARS photo booth will be there on the night and there will be photo opportunities with our Stormtroopers, Darth Vader and other Star Wars costumed characters too!

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The BOC, Blackfriars @ The Ouseburn, New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2TQ

 

NC – FCBD: Ultimate Comics Signings 2017

Ultimate Comics celebrates Free Comic Book Day on Saturday May 6, 2017 with several creator signings!

DURHAM (6120-A Farrington Road):

  • Kevin Eastman, co-creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Brockton McKinney (AmeriKarate)
  • Richard Case (Doom Patrol)

CARY (1301 Buck Jones Road):

  • Sam Ellis (Archer)
  • Marcus Williams (Tuskegee Heirs: Flames of Destiny)

RALEIGH (6320 Capital Blvd #109):

  • Jeremy Whitley (Unstoppable Wasp, Princeless)
  • Chris Sims (X-Men ’92)

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MD – FCBD: Beyond Comics Signing

Stephane Roux (Birds of Prey, Star Wars, Supergirl), Terry Flippo (Axel and Alex), and Mike Imboden (Fist of Justice) from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM on Saturday May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Beyond Comics
5632 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 2170
(301) 216-0007

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