Albany Comic Con Returns on June 4th

The Albany Comic Con is back on Sunday, June 4th with more guests, more comics, more toys and more fun. Save the date; SUNDAY, June 4th. The Radisson Hotel 205 Wolf Rd, in Albany, NY. VIP and General Admission Tickets and info are available now at: www.albanycomicbookshow.com

Guests include: Ron Marz, Steve Orlando, Paul Harding, Joe Sinnott, Tom Raney, Mike Raicht, Rich Clark, Joe Staton, Fred Hembeck, and many more.

CA – Motor Crush Signing

Writers Brenden Fletcher and Cameron Stewart and artist Babs Tarr appear at Barnes & Noble on Wednesday June 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM to sign the first collection of MOTOR CRUSH.

Barnes & Noble
313 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera, CA 94925
415-927-9016

UT – Black Cat Comics 13th Anniversary

Matt Miner (Liberator, Toe Tag Riot, GWAR: Orgasmageddon), Katy Rex (Jade Street Protection Services, She Changed Comics), Tini Howard (Skeptics, Magdalena, Rick & Morty: Pocket Like You Stole It!), Magdalene Visaggio (Kim & Kim, Quantum Teens Are Go!), Eric Palicki (No Angel, Orphans), and Sleazy P. Martini (Member of GWAR) appear at Black Cat Comics for the shop thirteenth anniversary on Saturday, June 10, 2017! The limited exclusive variant cover to GWAR: Orgasmageddon #1 will be available for sale.

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Black Cat Comics
2261 S Highland Dr, Ste A, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
(801) 461-4228

MA – The Refrigerator Monologues Signing

Author Catherynne M. Valente signs at Pandemonium Books & Games on Tuesday, June 6th at 7:00 PM.

Catherynne M. Valente’s new collection of connected novellas, The Refrigerator Monologues, with illustrations by Annie Wu, is releasing on June 6! Join the Hell Hath Club, a group of “fridged” (killed off to further the storylines of male superheroes) superheroines, supervillainesses, and superhero girlfriends. Six of them share their stories of their deaths, their lives, and their relationships with the male superheroes for whom they were killed.

You don’t have to be a comic book fan to enjoy this book, but comic book fans will pick up on fantastic Easter Eggs as well as connect the characters that Valente has created with their DC and Marvel counterparts.

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Pandemonium Books & Games
4 Pleasant Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 547-3721

SF – Kids Hour: Drawing Comics with Thien Pham

Cartoonist Thien Pham shares his passion for storytelling in a Kids workshop at the Apple Store on Saturday, June 3rd at 2:00 PM. He’ll start with an inspirational story he wrote about following your dreams. Kids will follow along as he shows the step-by-step process for creating a single page comic using iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. Then they’ll get hands-on storyboarding, sketching, and coloring their own comic. Hosted by Cartoon Art Museum FREE TO ATTEND

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Apple Union Square
300 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 486-4800

NYC – Wallace Shawn Signing

Actor Wallace Shawn (The Princess Bride, My Dinner with Andre, Toy Story) signs his new book at Strand Books on Thursday, June 15th at 7:00 PM.

The famous writer and actor has penned a new series of thoughts for this collection of essays, opinion pieces, and conversation starters.

Full of life’s most essential questions about our world, Wallace Shawn reveals that even after all these years he’s still left trying to figure out the answers. This book offers a way to express these thoughts and to open a conversation.

Wallace Shawn is an actor, voice actor, playwright, essayist, and comedian. His film work includes My Dinner with Andre, The Princess Bride, The Haunted Mansion, Toy Story, The Incredibles, Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, Clueless, and many more. He also starred in a variety of television series, including Mozart in the Jungle, Gossip Girl, and a recurring role in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. His plays include The Designated Mourner, Aunt Dan and Lemon and Grasses of a Thousand Colors. He also co-wrote the screenplay for My Dinner with Andre with Andre Gregory, and he scripted Vanya on 42nd Street, a film adaptation of Anton Chekov’s play Uncle Vanya.

Admission Options: Buy a copy of Night Thoughts or a $15 gift card to attend this event. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.

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Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
(212) 473-1452

CA – Monster Squad LP Signing

Director Fred Dekker appears at Dark Delicacies on Saturday, June 10th at 4:00 PM to sign the limited edition vinyl LP of the soundtrack to MONSTER SQUAD.

Dark Delicacies
3512 W. Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 556-6660

IL – Rick & Morty Signing

Writer Kyle Starks signs at Challengers Comics on Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM to celebrate the Rickmobile’s Chicago stop on the Don’t Even Trip Road Trip!

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Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 278-0155

NYC – Book Expo After-Hours Comics Round Table & Signing

Join Oni Press creators Katie O’Neill (Princess Princess Ever After, The Tea Dragon Society), Yuko Ota and Ananth Hirsh (Lucky Penny, Johnny Wander) at Kinokuniya Books on Friday, June 2nd at 6:00 PM for an exciting, one-of-a-kind discussion surrounding comics, graphic novels, their personal work and comics publishing. Moderated by Oni Press Editor-In-Chief, James Lucas Jones!

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Kinokuniya
1073 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10018
212-869-1700

OR – Bitch Planet Signing

Writer Kelly Sue DeConnick (Bitch Planet, Pretty Deadly, Captain Marvel) appears in conversation with Lidia Yuknavitch (author of The Book of Joan and The Small Backs of Children) and Chelsea Cain (author of One KickHeartsick, and Mockingbird) at Powell’s City of Books on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 2:00 PM.

Eisner Award-nominated writer Kelly Sue DeConnick follows up on the success of Extraordinary Machine with the second installment of the highly acclaimed and fiercely unapologetic Bitch Planet. A few years down the road in the wrong direction, a woman’s failure to comply with her patriarchal overlords results in exile to the meanest penal planet in the galaxy. Bitch Planet, Volume 2: President Bitch! (Image Comics) collects issues #6-10.

Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-3114
503-228-4651

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