DC – Shattered Signing

Editors Jeff Yang and Keith Chow with illustrator Jamie Noguchi and featured comedian Elahe Izadi appear on Thursday, November 1, 2012 from 6:30-8:00 PM.

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Busboys & Poets
2021 14th St, NW, Washington, D.C. 20009

DC – District Comics Signing

Press Release:

The gang behind the smash hit anthology Trickster is back with another great anthology all about the history of Washington, D.C.! Many of the writers and artists of District Comics: An Unconventional History of Washington D.C. will be appearing at both our Washington DC store on Saturday, October 27 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm.

The Washington City Paper is running a preview of the book along with two stories in their September 6 issue. Pick one up for free or read the article on their webpage!

(We will update our list of artists as we confirm more of them.)

District Comics creators appearing include:

Jeffrey-Troy Allen
Michael Brace
Andrew Cohen
Michael Cowgill
Matt Dembicki
Dale Rawlings
Kevin Rawlings
Mike Rhode
Jason Rodriguez
Jacob Warrenfeltz

Big Planet Comics
1520 U St. NW, Washington, DC 20009
202-342-1961

DC – Pearls Before Swine Signing

Stephan Pastis signs at Politics & Prose on Saturday October 6, 2012 at 7:00pm.

The latest Pearls Before Swine Treasury from the attorney-turned-cartoonist includes all strips from Larry in Wonderland and Because Sometimes You Just Gotta Draw a Cover with Your Left Hand, along with responses from readers and Pastis’s own remarks about the sources of particular themes and motifs.

Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

DC – Love & Rockets Signing

Gilbert & Jaime Hernandez sign at Politics & Prose on Friday September 14, 2012 at 7:00 pm!

Press Release:

P&P is excited once again to join the Small Press Expo, North America’s premier independent cartooning and comic arts festival, to present some of the best graphic artists working today. The Hernandez Brothers will discuss the fifth volume of their long-running series; this installment recounts the visit of Frogmouth’s half-sister and the making of a film starring Luba’s granddaughter. For more information about SPX, please visit their website.

Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

VA – District Comics Launch Party

Editor Matt Dembicki and several local contributors sign at One More Page Books on Sunday, August 19, 2012 from 3:00pm until 5:00pm for the launch of District Comics: An Unconventional History of Washington, DC.

There will be more than 20 contributors on hand to sign (this will certainly be our biggest signing), including:

Rebecca Goldfield
Jacob Warrenfeltz
Tabitha Whissemore
Art Haupt
Jason Rodriguez
Andrew Cohen
Rand Arrington
Mal Jones
Mike Rhode
Rafer Roberts
Gregory Robison
Joe Carabeo
Carolyn Belefski
Jeff Barrus
Michael Cowgill
Dale Rawlings
Michael Brace
Steve Loya
Kevin Rechin
Paul Zdepski
Matt Dembicki
Carol Dembicki
Also the Small Press Expo has generously donated FREE day passes to SPX to the first 25 people who buy a copy of the book at the signing!

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One More Page Books & More
2200 N. Westmoreland St. # 101, Arlington, VA 22213

leetUP “Awesomesauce. LIVE!” 2012 Tour

leetUP tour



leetUP, The World’s First Live Nerd Culture Carnival, Set To Launch “Awesomesauce. LIVE!” Fall Tour (via PR Newswire)

LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Following a groundswell of fan demand, Kevin Pereira announced live at Comic-Con 2012 plans for the inaugural leetUP tour. The “Awesomesauce. LIVE!” 2012 Tour is set to unleash the world’s first LIVE carnival celebration of nerd culture upon 10 cities…

Inaugural Awesome Con DC Planned for 2013

Press Release:

First Annual Awesome Con D.C. – April 20-21, 2013

Awesome Con DCFor too long, the District has been without a comic-con of its own. Politicians and presidents have come and gone; there’s even a new baseball team in town. Local pop culture aficionados have stared wistfully into the distance, hoping, wishing for a metro-accessible event. Don’t fret, nerds. That time is upon us!

Awesome Conventions LLC is proud to announce Awesome Con D.C.: A Comic and Pop Culture Festival! Awesome Con will take place at the Washington Convention Center on April 20 and 21, 2013, and is presented by Third Eye Comics.

As a celebration of popular culture, Awesome Con features a wide assortment of comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay, and more! Special events include discussion panels, costume contests, trivia contests, gaming tournaments, and a full slate of activities for kids!

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center can be found at 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001. It’s centrally located, easily Metro accessible and with ample parking nearby. Third Eye Comics has locations in Annapolis and Prince Frederick, in Maryland.

For more information about Awesome Con D.C., check out www.awesomecondc.com.

Awesome Con D.C.: A Comic and Pop Culture Festival!

Awesome Con DC (April 2013)

Awesome Con DC

Convention Name
Awesome Con DC
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http://www.awesomecondc.com
This convention will take place:
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04/20/2013
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04/21/2013
About This Convention
For too long, the District has been without a comic-con of its own. Politicians and presidents have come and gone; there’s even a new baseball team in town. Local pop culture aficionados have stared wistfully into the distance, hoping, wishing for a metro-accessible event. Don’t fret, nerds. That time is upon us!

Awesome Conventions LLC is proud to announce Awesome Con D.C.: A Comic and Pop Culture Festival! Awesome Con takes place at the Washington Convention Center on April 20 and 21, 2013, and is presented by Third Eye Comics.

As a celebration of popular culture, Awesome Con features a wide assortment of comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay, and more! Special events include discussion panels, costume contests, trivia contests, gaming tournaments, and a full slate of activities for kids!

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center can be found at 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001. It’s centrally located, easily Metro accessible and with ample parking nearby. Third Eye Comics has locations in Annapolis and Prince Frederick, Md.

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Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States
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DC – Team Cul de Sac Signing

Editor Chris Sparks and Team Cul-De-Sac sign at Politics & Prose on Wednesday July 11, 2012 at 7:00 pm.

JUST ADDED:  Danielle Corsetto and Jamie King will sign with Team Cul de Sac!

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Team Cul de Sac: Cartoonists Draw the Line at Parkinson’s contains original artwork from car…toonists and illustrators inspired by Richard Thompson’s comic strip Cul de Sac, including Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes) and Garry Trudeau (Doonesbury). The originals were sold at an online auction, which raised $47,000, for Team Cul de Sac, which is part of the Michael J. Fox Foundation.

Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

Are You My Mother? Book Tour

Acclaimed cartoonist Alison Bechdel goes on a book tour of North America to promote her new graphic memoir, Are You My Mother?

Tuesday May 1, 2012
Barnes & Noble, 7pm
2289 Broadway @ 82nd Street, New York City, NY

Wednesday May 2, 2012 
The Brattle Theatre, 6pm
40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA
Sponsored by the Harvard Bookstore
SOLD OUT 

Thursday May 3, 2012 
Free Library of Philadelphia, 7:30
1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA

Friday May 4, 2012 
Politics & Prose, 7pm
5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC

Saturday May 5, 2012 Toronto
Toronto Comic Arts Festival

Sunday May 6, 2012 
Left Bank Books, 4pm
321 N. 10th Street, St Louis, MO

Monday May 7, 2012
Boswell Book Co., 7pm
2559 N. Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Tuesday May 8, 2012 
Books Inc, 7pm
1760 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA

Wednesday May 9, 2012
The Booksmith, 7:30
1644 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA

Thursday May 10, 2012 
Los Angeles Public Library, 7pm
Format: On-stage interview with Deborah Vankin
Mark Taper Auditorium—Central Library
630 W. Fifth Street, Los Angeles, CA

Friday May 11, 2012 
University Bookstore, 7pm
4326 University Way NE, Seattle, WA

Saturday May 12, 2012 
The Bagdad Theater, 5pm
3702 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR
Sponsored by Powell’s

Wednesday May 16, 2012 
Swedish American Museum, 7:30pm
5211 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL
Sponsored by Women and Children First Bookstore

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