DC – Doonesbury Signing

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Cartoonist Garry Trudeau, Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of Doonesbury, appears at Politics & Prose on Monday August 29, 2016 at 4:00 PM to sign Yuge!: 30 Years of Doonesbury on Trump!

Trump first announced that he was available to run for president back in 1987. While most people may have not have taken the news seriously, Trudeau sensed the significance of the moment. He also knew a character with comedic potential when he saw one, and he incorporated Trump into the Doonesbury dramatis personae. Showcasing Trump’s unwitting comic-strip career, this collection of Doonesbury strips from the late 1980s to 2016 shows us how little Trump has changed over the years.

Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
202-364-1919

NV – Harley Quinn Signings

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DC’s Harley Quinn artist Chad Hardin will be in Las Vegas on Saturday, August 27th, appearing at the Palms Casino Resort. But if you are unable to attend Saturday, don’t worry as Chad will be appearing and signing comics on Sunday, August 28th at both Celestial Comics (from 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM) and Vegas Comics (from 3:30 – 6:00 PM). There will be a nominal signing fee for anything signed. Special COA’s will be available for purchase as well as all books signed will be eligible for grading at an additional cost.

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Celestial Comics
9440 W Sahara Ave, Ste 170, Las Vegas, Nevada 89117
(702) 222-9883

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Vegas Comics
8866 South Eastern Ave #103, Las Vegas, Nevada 89123
(702) 750-9399

OK – Celtic Knights Signing

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Artist Mike Kennedy appears at Speeding Bullet Comics on Friday, August 26, 2016 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM to sign the Celtic Knights Coloring Book!

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Speeding Bullet Comics
614 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071
(405) 360-6866

NY – Billy Tucci Signing

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Artist Billy Tucci (Shi, Sgt. Rock, Harley’s Little Black Book) appears at Android’s Amazing Comics on Wednesday August 31st from 5:00 to 7:00 PM for a signing!

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Android’s Amazing Comics
61 Railroad Ave Sayville, NY 11782
(631) 567-8069

DC – Kingsway West #1 Signing

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Writer Greg Pak (Incredible Hulk, Superman/Wonder Woman) appears at Big Planet Comics to sign copies of Dark Horse Comics’ Kingsway West #1 on Sunday, August 28th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM!

About Kingsway West #1:
“After thirteen years in prison, a Chinese gunslinger named Kingsway Law just wants to find his wife. But in a fantastical American Old West crackling with magic, monsters, and racist vigilantes, trouble just won’t leave him be. And in this case, trouble is a woman with a magic sword who needs his help.”

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Big Planet Comics of Washington DC
1520 U St. NW Washington, DC 20009
202-342-1961

CA – An Evening with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appears on Monday, August 29th at 8:00 PM to discuss his upcoming book, WRITINGS ON THE WALL: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White. Presented by Live Talks Los Angeles.

TICKETS
$45 General Admission seat + book
$50 Reserved Section Seat + book
$20 General Admission seat (on sale July 29)
$95 Reception + Reserved Section Seat + book

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA’s all-time leading scorer and a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee. Since retiring, he has been an actor, a basketball coach and the author of eleven books, many of them New York Times best sellers, including What Color is My World?, which won the NAACP Image Award for Best Children’s Book. Abdul-Jabbar is also a columnist for Time Magazine and The Washington Post, writing on a wide range of subjects including race, politics, age and pop culture, and his essays and columns have also appeared in the Huffington Post, in the Los Angeles Times and on Esquire.com, among other publications. In 2012, he was selected as a U.S. Cultural Ambassador.

Since retiring from professional basketball, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has become a lauded observer of culture and society. He now brings that keen insight to the fore in Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White. He uses his unique blend of erudition, street smarts and authentic experience in essays on the country’s seemingly irreconcilable partisan divide – both racial and political, parenthood, and his own experiences as an athlete, African-American, and a Muslim. The book is not just a collection of expositions; he also offers keen assessments of and solutions to problems such as racism in sports while speaking candidly about his experiences on the court and off.

Timed for publication as the nation debates whom to send to the White House, the combination of plain talk on issues, life lessons, and personal stories places Writings on the Wall squarely in the middle of the conversation, as many of Abdul-Jabbar’s topics are at the top of the national agenda. Whether it is sparring with Donald Trump, within the pages of TIME magazine, or full-length features in the The New York Times Magazine, writers, critics, and readers have come to agree on what The Washington Post observed: Abdul-Jabbar “has become a vital, dynamic and unorthodox cultural voice.”

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Ann and Jerry Moss Theatre – New Roads School
Herb Alpert Educational Village
3131 Olympic Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 828-5582

TX – Godzilla: Rage Across Time #1 Signing

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Artist Matt Frank appears at Bedrock City Comic Co. to sign IDW Publishing series, Godzilla: Rage Across Time on Sunday, August 28th from noon to 5:00 pm!

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Bedrock City Comic Co.
6516 Westheimer, Suite D, Houston, TX 77057
(713) 780-0675

CA – Dick Van Dyke Show Screening

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Comedy legend Carl Reiner appears at the Larry Edmunds Bookshop on Saturday August 27th at 4:00 PM to screen and discuss an episode of the “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and to sign his latest book Why & When The Dick Van Dyke Show Was Born. This coffee table tribute is full of great photos and a copy of the original script for “Head of the Family” too.

Larry Edmunds Bookshop
6644 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 463-3273

KS – TMNT Co-Creator Signings

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Kevin Eastman, the legendary co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, comes to Lawrence for a day filled with fun activities for the whole family on Saturday August 27, 2016!

It all kicks off at 10:00am at the Lawrence Public Library for a FREE, kids only workshop. He’ll talk about how to create your own comic, finding inspiration, character creation and tips on how to draw in your own style. Kids are welcome to come in costume and bring their own drawing pads.

Later he will be at Boom Comics celebrating their one year anniversary. Starting at 2:30 Kevin will be signing autographs and memorabilia. Tickets for this event are $30 and include three signatures per person. Tickets are limited, and will go on sale August 15th at Boom.

Also appearing at Boom are comic creators Ande Parks, Jai Nitz, Chris Grine, Greg Smallwood, Kyle Strahm, and Buster Moody!

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BOOM Comics
2429 Iowa Street, Lawrence, Kansas 66046
(785) 856-2709

Lawrence Public Library
707 Vermont St, Lawrence, KS 66044
(785)843-3833

CA – The Tick Creator Signs

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Meet THE TICK creator Ben Edlund (Supernatural, Gotham, Powers, Angel, Firefly, etc.) at Golden Apple Comics on Saturday, September 3 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM and receive a FREE limited edition poster autographed by Edlund!

Signing Limits: One (1) Free Poster and One (1) Personal Item Only!

Meet the creator of this iconic comic/TV and now movie character. Watch the new pilot episode on Amazon now by clicking on the link.

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Golden Apple Comics
7018 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
323-658-6047

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