Rebecca Sugar, creator of Steven Universe, appears at Barnes & Noble on Saturday, September 10 at 2:00 PM, for a very special Meet & Greet. (This is a wristbanded event. Barnes & Noble at The Grove will begin selling pre-signed copies of THE ANSWER at 9am on Sept. 10th)
THE ANSWER, a heartfelt illustrated picture book by Rebecca Sugar, tells the story of two Gems named Ruby and Sapphire as they discover love for the first time on a strange new planet called Earth. Dazzling illustrations from show artists Elle Michalka and Tiffany Ford capture Ruby and Sapphire’s wonder and surprise as their story takes a course that fate never planned for them.
Barnes & Noble – The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Ste K 30, Los Angeles, California 90036
The Astoria Bookshop is pleased to announce a reading and signing with local author and actor, Mara Wilson for her new memoir Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame on Wednesday, September 14 at 7 PM in conjunction with the Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend programming. Where Am I Now? is a hilarious and authentic journey from “the coolest girl to ever dump Hollywood” (Refinery29). Mara opens up about her life as a child star, losing her mother at a young age, and her bumpy journey into womanhood. This is an open event, however Mara Wilson will only be signing copies of Where Am I Now? and attendees who purchase their copy from The Astoria Bookshop will be prioritized in the signing line. The Astoria Bookshop is now taking pre-orders for Where Am I Now?.
Mara Wilson is a writer, playwright, actor and storyteller perhaps best known as the little girl from Mrs. Doubtfire, Miracle on 34th Street, and Matilda. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of Arts, she regularly appears at live storytelling and comedy shows, including her own, What Are You Afraid Of? Her writing can be found on Jezebel, The Toast, McSweeney’s, the Daily Beast, and Cracked.com, and on her blog, MaraWilsonWritesStuff.com. She has appeared on Broad City and the popular podcast Welcome to Night Vale, and will guest star on upcoming episodes of BoJack Horseman. She lives in New York City.
The Astoria Bookshop
31-29 31st Street (between Broadway and 31st Avenue)
Astoria, NY 11106
Actress Jamie Lee Curtis (Freaky Friday, Scream Queens) appears at Barnes & Noble on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 5:00 PM to sign her new children’s book THIS IS ME!
Barnes & Noble
4801 Bethesda Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
Colorful grease paint, gravity-defying wigs, and elaborate sewing marvels: welcome to the wonderful world of cosplay. Comic book writer/artist, and animator Dash Shaw loving explores this costume-crazed fandom in his latest book Cosplayers.
Dash will be joined in conversation with writer and curator Dan Nadel on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 7 PM. Additionally, Dash will be screening animations along with a small preview of a film based on his book Doctors, which will be premiering at the New York Film Festival in October.
Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
Artist Matt Frank appears at Heroes and Fantasies to sign IDW’s Godzilla: Rage Across Time #1 on Saturday, August 27th from noon to 3:00 pm!
Heroes and Fantasies
4923 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78229
Laughing Ogre Comics hosts a benefit signing in conjunction with Cartoon Crossroads Columbus on Saturday August 27, 2016!
Jeff Smith will be signing the new Bone: Coda from Noon until 2:00 PM.
Ken Eppstein, Rich Trask, and Steve Hamaker will be signing from Noon until 3:00 PM.
Lauren McCallister, Tom Williams, Dara Naraghi, and Noah Van Sciver will be signing from 3:00 until 6:00 PM. That’s a lot of talent for just one day! An exclusive print and other items will be available to support Cartoon Crossroads Columbus!
Laughing Ogre Comics
4258 N. High Street Columbus, OH 43214
Inker Danny Miki (All-Star Batman) appears at Barnes & Noble on Saturday September 17, 2016 at 2:00 PM for the third annual Batman Day celebrating the Dark Knight’s endearing legacy. Cosplay welcome! The event will include activities, trivia, and coloring!
Barnes & Noble
3625 Grand Ave Chino Hills, CA 91709
Join cartoonist Lucy Bellwood at Floating World Comics on Thursday, September 1, 2016 from 6:00 – 10:00 pm for a rollicking book release party celebrating the launch of BAGGYWRINKLES: A LUBBER’S GUIDE TO LIFE AT SEA!
Lucy Bellwood is a cartoonist and illustrator working out of Helioscope Studio in Portland, OR. When not writing and illustrating her educational, autobiographical sailing comic Baggywrinkles, she draws comics for Symbolia Magazine, The Nib, and Cartozia Tales. Baggywrinkles is a rollicking, educational survey of maritime lore built around cartoonist Lucy Bellwood’s time aboard tall ships. From the scourge of scurvy to the exhilaration of climbing the rigging for the first time, Lucy’s comics bring the reader into a world of high seas history and informative adventure.
Floating World Comics
400 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR 97209
Writer Zachary Kaplan appears at Golden Apple Comics on Saturday September 10th at 1:00 PM to sign the first issue of ECLIPSE!
Golden Apple Comics
7018 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Author, illustrator, and photographer Adam Bray visits Changing Hands Bookstore on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th at 4:00 PM with his newest DK guide – covering the ins, outs, and behind-the-scenes of the Marvel Comics Universe.
- Seating is determined by letter group (indicated on tickets) and opens at 3:30pm.
→ $19.99 + tax: One (1) copy of Marvel: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know and admission for two (2) people
- Signing line forms after the event by letter group printed on tickets.
- Event guidelines may be subject to changes.
ABOUT THE BOOK
DK’s Marvel: Absolutely Everything You Need To Know is packed with fun facts, bizarre-but-true tales, and quirky insights into everyone’s favorite Marvel comic characters, including The Avengers, Spider-Man, and Daredevil.
Discover why the Hulk comes in three different varieties—green, gray, and red—and how a frog once gained Thor’s powers! This unique guide sheds light on the most fascinating corner of the Marvel Comics Universe, from secrets of the Super Heroes to the making of Marvel’s finest and strangest comic moments.
From behind-the-scenes revelations to strange and interesting facts, Marvel Absolutely Everything You Need to Know will surprise and delight new and die-hard Marvel fans.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
ADAM BRAY is a frequent contributor to DK Star Wars™ and LEGO® Star Wars books, including Ultimate Star Wars and the best-selling Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know. Visit him online at twitter.com/authoradambray.
Changing Hands Bookstore
300 W Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013