ON – Rolling Blackouts Signing

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Sarah Glidden present Rolling Blackouts on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 from 7:00 – 8:30 PM at the Toronto Reference Library.

Press Release:

Join cartoonist Sarah Glidden as she discusses her latest graphic nonfiction tour de force: Rolling Blackouts: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq. In Rolling Blackouts, Glidden interweaves the experiences of displaced people, the legacy of the War in Iraq, and the origin of the ongoing refugee crisis. Observing and documenting the work of the two journalists she’s shadowing and the former Marine who’s accompanying and assisting them, Glidden’s reportage illustrates a complex situation with pastel-hued clarity and nuance.

Glidden is the author of How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less, which has been translated into five languages. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, The Nib, Ha’aretz, and The Jewish Quarterly, as well as the Best American Comics anthology.

Please note that this event is held in the Atrium of Toronto Reference Library and no tickets are required.

Biography: Sarah Glidden’s debut book, How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less landed on several best of the year lists, including Entertainment Weekly, earned a YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teen distinction; and won an Ignatz Award. Her comics has appeared in The Guardian, The Nib, Ha’aretz, and The Jewish Quarterly. A graduate of Boston University, she now lives in Seattle.

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Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop
789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4W 2G8
416-323-9212

ON – Big B Anniversary Signing

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Brenden Fletcher, the co-writer of hit DC series including Gotham Academy, Black Canary, and Batgirl, appears at Big B Comics on Saturday September 17th for a signing to celebrate BATMAN DAY 2016! He’ll be signing from 12pm-3pm so be sure to get here! Plus it’s the shop 20th anniversary so there’s a huge sale all weekend!

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Big B Comics
1045 Upper James Street, Hamilton, ON L9C 3A6
905-318-9636

AB – The Forevers Launch Party

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Writer Curt Pires signs THE FOREVERS at Alpha Comics on Wednesday, September 14th from 1:30 – 5:30 PM.

Alpha Comics
Lynnwood Shopping Centre #9
7005 18th Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 1Y1, Canada
403-453-0187

ON – The Collected Cat Rackham Signing

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Steve Wolfhard appears The Beguiling and The Central on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 from 6 PM – 9 PM to sign The Collected Cat Rackham!

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The Beguiling
601 Markham Street, Toronto, ON M6G 2L7
416-533-9168

AB – Roche Limit: Monadic Signing

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Artist Kyle Charles appears at Happy Harbor Comics on Wednesday September 7, 2016 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM to sign ROCHE LIMIT: MONADIC from Image Comics!

Happy Harbor Comics
10729 – 104 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 3K1
780-452-8211

AB – The Killer Inside Me #1 Signing

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Artist Vic Malhotra (co-creator of Image Comic’s Roche Limit an artist on X-Files: Year Zero & Joe Hill’s Thumbprint) appears at Happy Harbor Comics on Wednesday August 31, 2016 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM to sign the first issue of THE KILLER INSIDE ME from IDW Publishing! Purchase an issue to be entered to win a sketch!

Happy Harbor Comics
10729 – 104 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 3K1
780-452-8211

ON – Civil War II: Choosing Sides #5 Signing

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Ramón Pérez (Hawkeye, A Tale of Sand, Civil War II: Choosing Sides) and Chip Zdarsky (Prison Funnies, Howard the Duck) appear at The Beguiling on Wednesday, August 31st from 5:00 – 7:00 PM! They will be signing the variant cover of Civil War II: Choosing Sides #5 featuring Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau! Copies will be available while supplies last.

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The Beguiling
601 Markham Street, Toronto, ON M6G 2L7
416-533-9168

 

AB – The Fourth Planet #2 Signing

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Writer Fred Kennedy appears at Happy Harbor Comics on Thursday August 25, 2016 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM to sign THE FOURTH PLANET!

Happy Harbor Comics
10729 – 104 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 3K1
780-452-8211

AB – The Cold Fire Signing

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Aaron Navrady signs THE COLD FIRE at Alpha Comics on Wednesday, August 24th from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

Alpha Comics
Lynnwood Shopping Centre #9
7005 18th Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 1Y1, Canada
403-453-0187

Valiant Expands 2016 Convention Tour with Eight New Dates

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Press Release:

Valiant’s 2016 Convention Tour Expands with Eight New Dates Across the Country – Beginning at Fan Expo Canada!

Valiant is kicking its coast-to-coast road show into high gear…and getting ready to bring the most critically acclaimed superhero universe in comics today to hundreds of thousands of new fans throughout the US and Canada!

Valiant is proud to announce a new slate of additional dates for the Valiant 2016 Convention Tour – a months-long, nationwide celebration coming soon to a town near you! Continuing at Toronto’s Fan Expo Canada, Valiant’s one-of-a-kind convention set-up is getting ready to roll into Baltimore;Portland; New York City; San Antonio; and more:

Thursday, September 1st – Sunday, September 4th
Fan Expo Canada

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, CA

Friday, September 2nd – Sunday, September 4th
Baltimore Comic-Con 2016

Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD

Saturday, September 10th – Sunday, September 11th
Rose City Comic Con

Oregon Convention Center
Portland, OR

Wednesday, September 14th
GameStop Expo 2016

Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA

Saturday, September 17th  – Sunday, September 18th
Buffalo Comicon

Buffalo Niagra Convention Center
Buffalo, NY

Thursday, October 6th – Sunday, October 9th:
New York City Comic-Con

Jacob Javits Center
New York, NY

Friday, October 28th – Sunday, October 30th
Alamo City Comic Con

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, TX

Friday, November 11th – Sunday, November 13th
NC Comic Con

North Carolina Convention Center
Durham, NC

The year’s industry-leading celebration of your favorite superheroes takes flight in Toronto, CA at Fan Expo Canada 2016! From Thursday, September 1st through Sunday, September 4th, join Valiant at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for a weekend packed with programming, merchandise, and the best-reviewed comics in the industry!

Visit Booth #838 all weekend long to find out why Valiant has captured the nation’s biggest headlines and highest praise – including an unprecedented 50 Harvey Award nominations – with a complete collection of trade paperbacks and hardcovers featuring Valiant’s world-class roster of superheroes and villains, including X-O MANOWAR, BLOODSHOT REBORN, FAITH, DIVINITY, NINJAK, RAI,ARCHER & ARMSTRONG, HARBINGER and more! Then stick around for a universe of high-flying merchandise, including t-shirts and collectibles featuring X-O Manowar, Faith, Bloodshot, and more!

Plus: Get the inside scoop on the most celebrated superhero universe in comics on FridaySeptember 2nd at 3:45 PM in Room #717 with Valiant 101: New Fans Start Here ­– a concise and fun-filled introduction to Valiant’s biggest, most memorable characters! You’ve seen the reviews, you’ve heard the buzz… Now find out why Valiant Entertainment has taken fans and critics by storm as the most acclaimed comic book publisher! Join us here for a one-of-a-kind introduction to the largest and most acclaimed independent superhero universe in comics! From X-O MANOWAR and FAITH to BLOODSHOT REBORN and DIVINITY, get the stories behind Valiant’s biggest heroes and find out where to jump on board right here with an in-depth tutorial that’s perfect for new fans!

Then, peek into the unbelievable stories charging towards your favorite superheroes on Saturday, September 3rd at 11:00 AM in Room #713 for Valiant: The Future of Valiant and Beyond! Valiant Entertainment is the most acclaimed publisher anywhere in comics today… Now, find out what’s next for powerhouse series like FAITH, GENERATION ZERO, BRITANNIA, BLOODSHOT U.S.A., HARBINGER RENEGADES, SAVAGE, and DIVINITY III: STALINVERSE right here as the future of Valiant starts here with an exclusive round of news and announcements – only at Fan Expo Canada!

As Valiant continues to skyrocket towards the top of the charts, the road to this year’s most exciting announcements, exclusives, and can’t-miss comics begins right here with one of the biggest shows of the year, only at Fan Expo Canada!

For more information, visit Valiant on FacebookTwitterTumblrInstagram, and ValiantUniverse.com.

For Valiant merchandise and more, visit ValiantStore.com

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