February 18, 2014 by Joe Fauvel
Filed under Animation, Anime, Comic Books, Connecticut, Convention News, Cosplay, Gaming, Horror, Manga, Movies, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Television, Video Games, Webcomics
- Comic artists likeEd McGuinness, Tim Sale, Jimmy Cheung, Joe Benitez, Jim Mahfood and many more
- Publishers like Big Dog Ink
- TV and Film actors like Chandler Riggs from the Walking Dead
- Voice Actors
- Cosplay Celebrities like Riddle1, Beelechere, and Echo Endless
- Charities like Inkwell Awards, local children’s groups, and comic affiliations
Author Marc Tyler Nobleman speaks at the Welles-Turner Memorial Library on Monday, February 10th at 6:30 pm about the men who created some of our favorite superheroes. His books include Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman and Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman. No registration needed. For more information, call the Children’s Department at 860-652-7718.
Welles-Turner Memorial Library
2407 Main Street Glastonbury, CT 06033
Stephen King appears in conversation with Colin McEnroe on Thursday, July 18, at 8:00 p.m.! Stephen will appear on stage at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Avenue in downtown Hartford, Connecticut, in conversation with WNPR radio personality Colin McEnroe. Proceeds from the event benefit the continuing educational and preservation activities of The Mark Twain House & Museum.
Reservations may be made at www.bushnell.org or 860-987-5900. (Membership is available by calling 860-280-3112, or by going to www.marktwainhouse.org. Members will be given a special on-sale code for ticket purchasing.)
Ticket prices range from $25 to $75 (additional service fees apply) with a special VIP ticket for $250, which includes a reception with Stephen King and an autographed book.
Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka signs on Saturday January 12, 2013 at 5:00 PM.
Meet Hall of Famer and wrestling legend Jimmy Snuka with co-author Jon Chattman introducing Superfly: The Jimmy Snuka Story. A most remarkable life, both in the ring and outside of it.
Barnes & Noble - Stamford Town Center
100 Greyrock Place Suite H009, Stamford, CT 06901
WWE superstar Mick Foley signs at Barnes & Noble on Saturday. December 15, 2012 at 2:00 pm.
You will receive a wristband upon purchasing Mick Foley’s A Most MIZerable Christmas. Come early — limited to first 400 fans.
About the book:
For years The Miz has bullied his classmates—including Sheamus, Kelly Kelly, Wade Barrett, Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler, and Natalya—yet managed to stay on Santa’s list of good boys. When a new kid arrives in town, he shakes the foundation of The Miz’s selfish beliefs, and sets in motion a chain of events that results in The Miz trying to fool Santa Claus and his new helper, The Cenelf, on Christmas Eve! Will the new kid help everyone on Wrescal Lane enjoy the holidays while teaching The Miz a lesson, or will it be A Most MIZerable Christmas for everyone?
Barnes & Noble
1375 Boston Post Road, Milford, CT 06460
Neil Gaiman, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Neri Oxman speak at The Bushnell Theater on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 8:00PM. Moderated by NPR’s John Dankosky. Details at the link.
Click here for tickets! $30.00 – 65.00
The Bushnell Theater
166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106
Mark Siegel appears at Bank Square Books on Wednesday October 10, 2012 from noon till 1:30pm.
Please join us for an author luncheon at Bank Square Books with author Mark Siegel and his literary fantasy “SAILOR TWAIN”. Purchase of the book is the ticket to a catered lunch with dessert and a choice of seltzer or wine. Call or email us for a reservation at 860-536-3795 or email@example.com
One hundred years ago. On the foggy Hudson River, a riverboat captain rescues an injured mermaid from the waters of the busiest port in the United States. A wildly popular–and notoriously reclusive–author makes a public debut. A French nobleman seeks a remedy for a curse. As three lives twine together and race to an unexpected collision, the mystery of the Mermaid of the Hudson deepens. A mysterious and beguiling love story with elements of Poe, Twain, Hemingway, and Greek mythology, drawn in moody black-and-white charcoal, Sailor Twain is a study in romance, atmosphere, and suspense. Pete Hamill calls it “This extraordinary work of fiction pushes the graphic novel well beyond its previous limits.”
Bank Square Books
53 West Main Street Mystic, CT 06355
Mark Siegel debuts his new graphic novel Sailor Twain with several signings across the Northeast.
September 23, 2012 - 1:00 PM
Brooklyn Book Festival!
BROOKLYN BOROUGH HALL
209 JORALEMON STREET
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK
“Make Believe” panel with Derek Kirk Kim,
Becky Cloonan and moderated by Ellen Kushner.
St Francis Screening Room
180 Remsen Street
& other events!
Tuesday October 2
SAILOR TWAIN BOOK RELEASE!
Posman Books Chelsea Market
75 9th Avenue, New York NY 10011
Friday October 5th 5:30 PM
SAILOR TWAIN SAIL ABOARD CLEARWATER
Food and wine and the Hudson River! Departs at 5:30 PM from the 79th Street Boat Basin, NEW YORK Reception continues after the sail, at the dock.
Reserve your spot now! Limited Space!
Saturday October 6th 7:00 PM
THE MARK TWAIN HOUSE Sailor Twain Special Author Presentation
351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CONNECTICUT
Sunday October 7th 4:00 PM
Books and Books Westhampton
130 Main Street Westhampton Beach, NEW YORK
Tuesday October 9th 7:00 PM
Porter Square Books
25 White Street Cambridge, MASSACHUSETTS
Wednesday October 10th 12-1:30 PM
Bank Square Books
53 West Main Street Mystic, CT
Thursday October 11th 3:00 -5:00 PM
THE CENTER FOR CARTOON STUDIES
94 South Main Street, White River Junction, VERMONT
Thursday October 11th 7:00 PM
The Norwich Bookstore
291 Main Street, Norwich, VERMONT
NEW YORK COMIC CON: First Second Booth #1214
Steampunk 101 Panel 9:00 – 10:00 PM LATE NIGHT Room 1A06
From Concept to Comic
NYCC Stage 11:00 – 12:00pm
The Unbound Stage 12:45 – 1:45pm – Author Autographing Table 5
Comics Quickfire 5:15 – 6:15pm NYCC / Variant Stage
Live-drawing game run by Dave Roman
SUNDAY: 11:30 – 12:30PM – Author Signing First Second Booth #1214
Monday October 15th 7:00 PM
279 Harvard St. Brookline, MASSACHUSETTS
Tuesday October 16th 6:00 PM
16 S Main St. Doylestown, PENNSYLVANIA
Wednesday October 17th 7:00 PM
The Village Bookstore
10 Washington Avenue Pleasantville, NEW YORK
Thursday October 18th 7:00 PM
Oblong Books & Music
6422 Montgomery Street Rhinebeck, NEW YORK
Friday October 19th 7:00 PM
Books on the Square
471 Angell Street Providence, RHODE ISLAND
Saturday October 20th 1:00 PM
Chester County Book & Music Company
975 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PENNSYLVANIA
Tuesday October 23rd 7:00 PM
10 Langley Road/ Newton Centre Newton, MASSACHUSETTS
Thursday October 25th 6:30 PM
“SECRETS & MYSTERIES OF THE RIVER HUDSON” THE NYPL SAILOR TWAIN EXHIBIT!
The New York Public Library, Old Maps Division Exhibit opening and special author presentation at 6:30
RECEPTION/DRINKS to follow
The New York Public Library
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NEW YORK
Saturday October 27th 12:00-3:00PM
Friendly Neighborhood Comics
191 Mechanic Street/Route 140, Bellingham, MASSACHUSETTS
Tuesday October 30th 7:00 PM
126 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NEW YORK
Mark Siegel appears at the Mark Twain House & Museum on Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 7:00pm until 8:30pm.
Join The Mark Twain House & Museum as we celebrate the release of a brand new graphic novel by author/illustrator Mark Siegel. Much like Twain’s work in the 1800s, Siegel serialized “Sailor Twain” online in installments. To be released in October 2012 in book form, “Sailor Twain” is an entirely illustrated, original tale inspired by Twain and the steamboat era. Exciting for fans of Twain, graphic novels and Steampunk, Mark Siegel will be on hand to tell the tale of creating this fascinating new book!
The Mark Twain House & Museum
351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105
James Gurney, author and illustrator of Dinotopia, appears at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum for a presentation and book signing on Saturday October 13th, 2012 at 2:00pm.
Lyman Allyn Art Museum announces a new exhibition DINOTOPIA: Art, Science, and Imagination opening September 22, 2012 and on view through February 2, 2013.
Dinosaur fans get ready! DINOTOPIA: Art, Science, and Imagination showcases the original artwork of James Gurney. Gurney is the author and illustrator of Dinotopia, an illustrated book series that tells the story of an island where humans and sentient dinosaurs live together in harmony. Dinotopia appeals to both adults and children and was the inspiration for the 2002 television miniseries.
On view from September 22, 2012 through February 2, 2013, the exhibition brings together paintings from Gurney’s well-loved books A Land Apart From Time, The World Beneath, Journey to Chandara, and First Flight, along with sketches and maquettes from Gurney’s studio. Dinosaur specimens from the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, including a Deinonychus skull and a Tyrannosaurus tooth, will complement the paintings and illuminate the science behind Gurney’s art. Children, families, steampunk enthusiasts, and dinosaur fans of all ages will agree that this exhibition should not be missed!
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum’s mission is to respond and appeal to the regional community. In that spirit, the museum has planned an exciting schedule of programs to accompany this exhibition.
Image ©2012 James Gurney.
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
625 Williams Street, New London, CT 06320
Exit 83 off of I-95
Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am-5pm
For more information, please call 860 443-2545