Comix Experience welcomes MARJORIE LIU and SANA TAKEDA on July 27th, 2016 (Sana is coming all the way from Japan!!)! They will be doing a free signing in celebration of their beautiful comic MONSTRESS. The signing will commence at 5:00 PM and go until 7:30 PM, to be followed by a book club meeting! If you would like to take part in the meeting, you can join the club at the website.
305 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
Writer Frank Barbiere (Five Ghosts, Howling Commandos of SHIELD) and Matthew Rosenberg (We Can Never Go Home, 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank) appear at The Comic Bug on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 for half an hour from 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM!
The Comic Bug
4267 Overland Ave. Culver City, CA 90230
Artist TODD NAUCK (Spider-Man, Deadpool, Teen Titans, Young Justice) appears at Big Red Comics on Saturday July 9th from noon till 3:00 PM to celebrate Doctor Who Day! There will be trivia, raffles, cosplay and more!
Big Red Comics
162 N Glassell Street, Orange, CA 92866
Galaxy of Comics proudly presents writer Lisa Yee signing her new book, Supergirl at Super Hero High, Saturday, July 9th, 2016 from 5:00 till 7:00 PM!
* Get your cape on with the DC Super Hero Girls—the unprecedented new Super Hero universe especially for girls! Supergirl is the new girl in school—and she just also happens to be the most powerful teenager in the galaxy! After losing her home planet of Krypton and everyone she knows, Supergirl has made a new home on Earth, but she’s isn’t so sure that Super Hero High School is the right place for her. Wonder Woman, other new friends, and a kindly librarian make her feel welcome, but breached inter-dimensional portals, invading alien armies, and bad dreams shake her confidence. It’s not easy being a superhero and a high school student all at once! Readers of all ages can fly high with the all-new adventures of Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, and some of the world’s most iconic female super heroes as high schoolers!
LISA YEE is the author of many popular middle grade books, including Wonder Woman at Super Hero High, Warp Speed, Millicent Min: Girl Genius as well as several American Girl books for young readers, and the YA novel The Kidney Hypothetical! Lisa has also hosted the 2013 Children’s Choice Book Awards and she has promised to stick around for the Girls’ Night Out we will be holding immediately after the signing!
Galaxy of Comics
17306 Saticoy Street, Van Nuys, CA 91406
Writer Brian Schirmer and artist Jeremy Saliba appear at Barnes & Noble on Wednesday July 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM to sign the BLACK JACK KETCHUM trade from Image Comics!
Barnes & Noble
5604 Bay Street, Emeryville, CA 94608
Jesse Reklaw appears at Skylight Books on Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7:30 PM to discuss and sign his newest release, LOVF. A journey through a man’s psychological break, told through mixed media design and art, such as paints, tape, glitter, nail polish, white out and a lot of honesty and vulnerability.
LOVF is the sketchbook companion of a man literally losing his mind. Homeless and broke after giving all his stuff to punk rock heroin dealers, he ends up off his meds and on a secret quest from Portland to Brooklyn, DC, LA, San Francisco, and Seattle. He throws himself into every experience like it was his last; like it should be his last. With wild energy, promiscuity, criminal activity, and substance abuse, this becomes a full-blown manic episode… all of it captured by LOVF, the trusty sidekick. Jammed with cartoons, mad schemes, psychedelic portraits, and notes from the road, LOVF is a travel journal, and a mirror of the post-traumatic dreamworld its author can’t escape from. After losing his house, his job, his partner, and his best friend, he is triple-diagnosed with bipolar mood disorder, PTSD, and crippling chronic pain. As a self-professed over-achiever, he made sure things only got worse from there. Getting beat up in the street, running from the law, getting dragged out of a creek and into a mental hospital… it’s a Kerouacian meltdown of cross-hatching, spattered marker, crayons, glitter, tape, nail polish, white-out, fingerpainting, rain, wine, stickers, and word balloons, like the found diary of a homeless crazyman, turned into a comic book.
Jesse Reklaw grew up in Sacramento, studied at UC Santa Cruz, and completed a master’s degree in computer science at Yale University. In 1995, while pursuing a Ph.D. in artificial intelligence, he began self-publishing comics and dropped out of Yale to be a cartoonist. His other books include Couch Tag, Applicant, and The Night of Your Life.
1818 N. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027
For the first time EVER the voices of G.I. Joe’s Destro and Duke will be appearing at a convention together at the 2016 Long Beach Comic Con on September 17-18th at the Long Beach Convention Center!
Voice actor Michael Bell (Michael Bell – Duke from G.I. Joe and eight original Transformers – Prowl, Scrapper, Sideswipe, Bonecrusher, Bombshell, Swoop, First Aid, and Brainstorm) will be joined by his on-screen nemesis Arthur Burghardt (Voice of Destro from G.I. Joe and Devastator from Transformers).
In addition to this being their first ever appearance together, this will also be Arthur’s first time appearing at any fan convention!
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Kids 10 & Under get in FREE with a paid adult. Limit 2 children per paid adult.
About Long Beach Comic Con:
Long Beach Comic Con is an annual event held at the Long Beach Convention Center each fall. It’s a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture. At Long Beach Comic Con you’ll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs, guest signings, and meet & greet sessions with celebrities. Long Beach Comic Con is a production of MAD Event Management, LLC. Visit www.longbeachcomiccon.com for additional information.
Celebrate the world of Japanese comics with drawing and coloring manga activities as well as a demonstration from renowned artist Camilla d’Errico at Barnes & Noble on Thursday, July 28th at 6:00 PM. Get a copy of Camilla’s new Pop Manga Coloring Book, Pop Painting, Pop Manga or other titles, signed by Camilla.
Barnes & Noble – Mira Mesa MarketCenter
10775 Westview Parkway San Diego, CA 92126
Calling all comic book fans! Gallery Nucleus celebrates FIRST SECOND BOOKS’ 10TH ANNIVERSARY! Come join us for a group signing with their talented authors of Tune: Still Life, In Real Life, and newest publication Odd Ducks. Get a one-on-one meet and greet with the artists, as they sign their books and chat with fans. Signing starts from 2:00 pm and ends at 5:00 pm on Saturday, July 16, 2016.
Derek Kirk Kim
Award-winning author and filmmaker behind “Same Difference,” “Mythomania,” “Good As Lily”(with Jesse Hamm), and “The Eternal Smile”(with Gene Luen Yang.) He has also contributed stories and artwork to numerous anthologies including “Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall,” “Flight, Volume 1,” and “Bizarro World.”
A cartoonist and illustrator currently living in Los Angeles. Her works have appeared in the Adventure Time comics and LA Magazine. She recently illustrated Tom Angleberger’s Fake Mustache. Her graphic novel Koko Be Good was published by First Second. In Real Life is her second book.
Worked on books that include Boy Proof (Candlewick, 2005), The Plain Janes (Minx/DC Comics, 2007), The Year of the Beasts (Roaring Brook, 2012), and Tin Star (a 2015 Sunburst Award Winner). She collaborated with artist Sara Varon on Odd Duck, a graphic novel for young readers. She is the YA editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books and a two-time Macdowell Fellow. She lives in Los Angeles.
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
Director Debbie Rochon, composer Harry Manfredini, Tiffany Shepis, Lynn Lowry, and Michael Varrati sign at Dark Delicacies on Saturday, July 16th at 2:00 PM.
3512 W. Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91505