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Videos, articles, photos and more of the Denver Comic Con. This year attendance reached over 48,000, and 6,000 people had to be turned away on Friday.
June 3, 2013 by Brian Pate
Filed under California, Colorado, Everything Else, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin
LUCASFILM LTD., DISNEY PUBLISHING WORLDWIDE AND PUBLISHING PARTNERS ANNOUNCE SECOND ANNUAL STAR WARS READS DAY
Bookstore and library events to be held October 5, 2013
New York, NY – Lucasfilm, Disney Publishing Worldwide, and its publishing partners announced today the second annual Star Wars Reads Day to be held this October 5, 2013. Last year, 30 authors and 1,500 costumed volunteers participated in over 1,200 Star Wars Reads Day events across North America. On October 5 of this year, Star Wars fans, authors, and artists will again come together in this multi-publisher initiative that celebrates reading and Star Wars. Participating publishing partners include Abrams, Chronicle Books, Dark Horse, Del Rey, DK, Quirk Books, Random House Audio, Scholastic, Titan Magazines, and Workman.
“Star Wars Reads Day is the kind of initiative that we at Lucasfilm love to support” says Carol Roeder, Director of Publishing at Lucasfilm. “Reading and Star Wars have gone hand-in-hand since 1976, when the novelization of the original Star Wars movie was released. Over the years, many fans have discovered the joy in reading through Star Wars books, and we hope to continue encouraging more people to read.”
Official Star Wars Reads Day author events are already confirmed at the following locations:
Ann Arbor, MI – Barnes & Noble
Austin, TX – Barnes & Noble
Carle Place, NY – Barnes & Noble
Cincinnati, OH – Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Denver, CO – Tattered Cover
Madison, WI – Barnes & Noble
New York, NY – The Scholastic Store
Portland, OR – Wordstock Festival
Redondo Beach, CA – Mysterious Galaxy
Richmond, VA – bbgb
Roseville, MN – Barnes & Noble
San Francisco, CA – Books Inc.
Seattle, WA – University Bookstore
Warwick, RI – Barnes & Noble
For updates and more information, follow Star Wars Reads on Facebook:
An official Star Wars event kit (free of charge), including reproducible activity sheets and trivia, will be available for download at: http://starwars.com/reads/
Lucasfilm, STAR WARS™ and related properties are trademarks and/or copyrights, in the United States and other countries, of Lucasfilm Ltd. and/or its affiliates. TM & © Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners.
Via the Denver Comic Con Facebook page:
We are excited to announce the addition of Star Trek’s William Shatner who will ONLY be appearing on Sunday, June 2, 2013!
We regret to inform our customers that Stan Lee had to cancel his appearance at Denver Comic Con 2013, due to a scheduling conflict with one of his upcoming cameos in a Marvel movie.
The Stan Lee Gold and Silver packages will now become William Shatner Gold and Silver packages.
Customers will receive all of the same autograph and photograph opportunities and other items that they were going to receive with Stan Lee.
If you prefer a refund, please contact Brown Paper Tickets at email@example.com or 1-800-838-3006, and they will process your refund request.
Author Joe Hill signs at Tattered Cover on Thursday May 9, 2013 at 7:30 pm!
Joe Hill, the acclaimed, award-winning author of the New York Times bestsellers Heart-Shaped Box and Horns, will read from and sign his new novel NOS4A2. Disturbing, mesmerizing, and full of twisting thrills, Hill’s phantasmagoric, devilishly playful masterpiece is a terrifying high-octane ride.
Free numbered tickets for a place in the signing line will be handed out at 6:00 pm. Seating for the presentation prior to the signing is limited, and available on a first-come, first-served basis to ticketed customers only.
2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80206
Kevin J. Anderson appears at Barnes & Noble on Tuesday April 9, 2013 at 7:00 PM to sign copies of his new book, Hellhole: Awakening, as well as some other works from the last year. Please come meet our author for a night of fun and great science fiction.
Barnes & Noble – Citadel
795 Citadel Drive East, Colorado Springs, CO 80909
January 17, 2013 by Brian Pate
Filed under California, Colorado, Comic Books, Comic-Con International, Convention News, Horror, Movies, New Mexico, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Television, Top Stories
The Walking Dead Escape returns to SDCC,The Hunger Games: Catching Fire gets a teaser poster, George Takei heads to Denver Comic Con, and more.
January 15, 2013 by Colin Solan
Filed under Arizona, California, Colorado, Comic Books, District of Columbia, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, Other, Pennsylvania, Signing and Appearance Profiles, Television, Top Stories, Virginia
Author Brad Meltzer’s new book, The Fifth Assassin, is out today. It’s about a serial killer who’s recreating the crimes of all the Presidential assassins, from John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald. You can read more at www.bradmeltzer.com/book/the-
New York City
Tuesday, January 15 – 7:00pm
Barnes & Noble
33 East 17th Street
(And yes, in NY, Brad (with the help of John Hodgman) will be trying to break the Guinness Book World Record for “most decoder rings in one place,” so please bring friends.)
Wednesday, January 16 – 7:00pm
Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Thursday, January 17 – 7:00pm
Barnes & Noble – Tysons Corner Center
7851 L Tysons Corner Center
Coral Gables, FL
Friday, January 18 – 8:00pm
Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave
Boca Raton, FL
Saturday, January 19 – 7:30pm
Barnes & Noble
1400 Glades Road
Vero Beach, FL
Saturday, January 19 – 2:00pm
Vero Beach Book Center
2145 Indian River Boulevard
Monday, January 21 – 6:30pm
The Poisoned Pen
4014 N Goldwater Blvd
Boston (Brookline), MA
Tuesday, January 22 – 7:00pm
279 Harvard Street
Wednesday, January 23 – 7:30pm
1901 Vine Street
Highlands Ranch, CO
Thursday, January 24 –7:30pm
9315 Dorchester Street
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, January 25 – 7:00pm
Barnes & Noble at The Grove
189 The Grove Drive
Author Brad Meltzer signs at The Tattered Cover on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 7:30 PM.
9315 Dorchester Street, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
J. Scott Campbell signs at All C’s Collectibles to raise money for Aurora Rise on
Saturday September 15th, 2012 from 1:00-3:00 pm (rescheduled) Saturday September 22th, 2012 from 12:00-3:00 pm. They will also have a (smaller) silent auction of the many donations still flowing in from some of the comic industry’s best and brightest.
All proceeds from this signing and auction will go directly to aid the victims. Stay tuned for more information!
All C’s Collectibles
1250 S Abilene Street, Aurora, CO 80012-4629