Writer Marguerite Van Cook and artist James Romberger (Post York) appear at JHU Comic Books on Wednesday, November 26th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm for a signing of The Late Child and Other Animals.
*Purchase of “THE LATE CHILD AND OTHER ANIMALS” required to participate in signing.
JHU Comic Books MANHATTAN
32 East 32nd Street, New York, NY 10016
Becky Dreistadt and Frank Gibson appear at Gallery Nucleus for an art exhibition and signing of CAPTURE CREATURES on Saturday, December 13th from 7:00 – 10:00 PM!
Becky Dreistadt and Frank Gibson are bringing their 151 custom monsters to the comic medium to take us further into the mysterious realm of Capture Creatures! Now an upcoming series published by Boom! Studios, follow the adventures of two teens as they uncover the secret of why these strange creatures appeared in their world.
To kick-off this exciting comic, Gallery Nucleus and Boom! Studios are proud to present A Capture Creatures Celebration! With original paintings by Becky, art by the members of the Capture Creatures comic team, and tribute pieces by a roster of other amazing artists, join us Saturday December 13 at 7:00pm as we celebrate the debut of this new series with a gallery filled wall-to-wall with art influenced by this creative duo’s unique creations.
OPENING RECEPTION DETAILS
-Capture Creatures creators Becky and Frank in attendance and signing
-Nucleus Exclusive Capture Creatures #1 variant debut
-Boom! Studios sketch artists (to be announced…!) signing and sketching
-Hourly raffle prizes held at 8, 9, and 10! (winning raffle #’s will be announced on Facebook)
-Free refreshment and themed drinks
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
Ash Maczko and Ashley Witter appear at Graham Cracker Comics on Wednesday December 10th from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM to sign Squarriors #1!
Graham Crackers Comics – CHICAGO LOOP
77 E. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
Writer Kate Leth and artist Drew Rausch appear at Meltdown Comics on Saturday November 29, 2014 from noon till 2:00 PM to sign the new Edward Scissorhands comic from IDW.
7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Marc Morrell, Brian Smith, and Jacob Chabot appear at Barnes & Noble on Saturday November 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM. It’s going to be a fun event with demonstrations you wont want to miss.
About the Author
Brian Smith is a former Marvel Comics editor. His credits include The Ultimates, Ultimate Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, The Incredible Hulk, and dozens of other comics. Smith is the co-creator/writer behind the New York Times best-selling Graphic Novel The Stuff of Legend, and the writer/artist of all-ages comic The Intrepid EscapeGoat (set to debut on Free Comic Book Day 2011). His writing credits include Finding Nemo: Losing Dory from BOOM! Studios, and SpongeBob Comics from Bongo. Smith is also the illustrator of The Adventures of Daniel Boom AKA LOUDBOY!, named one of The Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youths 2009 by Booklist Online. His illustration clients include Time Out New York Magazine, Nickelodeon, MAD Kids Magazine, Harper Collins, Bongo Comics, Grosset & Dunlap, and American Greetings.
Marc Morrell is co-host of the “Let’s Voltron!” podcast and head writer for ToonBarn.com
Jacob Chabot is a comic creator whose credits include Spongebob Comics, Simpsons Comics, Hello Kitty, Voltron Force, X-Babies, and The Mighty Skullboy Army!
Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Tribeca
97 Warren Street, New York, NY 10007
Diamond Comic Distributors has announced that its 2015 Retailer Summit for comic book specialty retailers will take place September 23-25, 2015 in Baltimore, MD.
“We’re excited to bring the Summit back to Diamond’s home turf of Charm City,” said Roger Fletcher, Diamond’s VP-Sales & Marketing. “We had a great event in Las Vegas last year and we hope to exceed that in terms of growth and retailer satisfaction with the 2015 Summit.”
Diamond also announced that it will partner with Baltimore Comic-Con, which will be held right after the Summit from September 25-27, to share marketing and strategic initiatives for the combined events. Baltimore Comic-Con’s Exhibit Hall will serve as the Summit’s Exhibit Hall during special “Retailer Only” hours.
“Our 15th annual show in 2014 was our biggest show to date,” said Marc Nathan, promoter of the Baltimore Comic-Con. “It’s only going to get bigger and better. Baltimore Comic-Con, coupled with Diamond’s Retailer Summit, should make for one of the best regional comic-con shows ever held.”
Now in its 13th year, Diamond’s Retailer Summit is the leading annual event for comic book specialty retailers to meet with publishers and vendors, and come together with fellow retailers to discuss the industry and their businesses. Top publishers such as Dark Horse Comics, DC Entertainment, IDW Publishing, Image Comics, and Marvel Comics come and share exciting new projects, while retailers get to network and learn about new business practices to help them succeed and thrive in today’s retailing environment.
Additional details and registration for the industry’s annual retailer event will be announced in early 2015. Publishers and vendors who would like to sponsor or exhibit at the Baltimore Comic-Con should contact Chris McClelland (firstname.lastname@example.org) now for additional information.
Christopher Sebela (Dead Letters, Aliens vs. Predator) appears at Cosmic Monkey Comics Wednesday December 3rd from noon till 2:00 PM to sign copies of the first issue of ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK!
Cosmic Monkey Comics
5335 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97213
Ralph Garman & Kevin Smith appear at the Hollywood Improv on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 10:00 PM for live recording of their podcast HOLLYWOOD BABBLE ON!
Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman take a twisted look at showbiz news and bite the Hollywood hand that feeds them. Sometimes, they feel bad and give Hollywood a tetanus shot and some Neosporin, but, even then, they usually just turn around and bite Hollywood’s other hand. They can’t help it. It’s their nature. It’s like that “scorpion and frog” story. But, deep down, they’re just two nice East Coast boys… who happen to have a heavy dependence on drugs and alcohol, respectively.
8162 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90048
832 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
Join The Comic Bug on Saturday, December 6th from 7:00 – 10:00 pm for a fun, dramatic evening at the Manhattan Beach location for a table read of Frank Darabont’s unfilmed classic INDIANA JONES and the CITY OF THE GODS!
When the script leaked a year or so after INDIANA JONES and the CRYSTAL SKULL was released, hard-core Indy fans were in an uproar that this, in many ways, superior, script wasn’t the one chosen by the powers that be when it came time to roll cameras on the new Indy film.
Witness as some of comic-dom’s greatest talents sit down to chew up the scenery on what might be the most unique event The Comic Bug has ever offered!
and introducing F.C. Brandt as INDIANA JONES!
The man in the hat is back!
The Comic Bug
1807 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266