FL – The Fireman Signing

joe-hill-brattle-theatre-49JOE HILL (Locke & Key, Horns) appears at Books & Books on Friday, May 20th at 8:00 PM!

Press Release:

From the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of NOS4A2 and Heart-Shaped Box comes a chilling novel about a worldwide pandemic of spontaneous combustion that threatens to reduce civilization to ashes and a band of improbable heroes who battle to save it, led by one powerful and enigmatic man known as the Fireman.

The fireman is coming. Stay cool.

No one knows exactly when it began or where it originated. A terrifying new plague is spreading like wildfire across the country, striking cities one by one: Boston, Detroit, Seattle. The doctors call it Draco Incendia Trychophyton. To everyone else it’s Dragonscale, a highly contagious, deadly spore that marks its hosts with beautiful black and gold marks across their bodies—before causing them to burst into flames. Millions are infected; blazes erupt everywhere. There is no antidote. No one is safe.

Harper Grayson, a compassionate, dedicated nurse as pragmatic as Mary Poppins, treated hundreds of infected patients before her hospital burned to the ground. Now she’s discovered the telltale gold-flecked marks on her skin. When the outbreak first began, she and her husband, Jakob, had made a pact: they would take matters into their own hands if they became infected. To Jakob’s dismay, Harper wants to live—at least until the fetus she is carrying comes to term. At the hospital, she witnessed infected mothers give birth to healthy babies and believes hers will be fine too. . . if she can live long enough to deliver the child.

Convinced that his do-gooding wife has made him sick, Jakob becomes unhinged, and eventually abandons her as their placid New England community collapses in terror. The chaos gives rise to ruthless Cremation Squads—armed, self-appointed posses roaming the streets and woods to exterminate those who they believe carry the spore. But Harper isn’t as alone as she fears: a mysterious and compelling stranger she briefly met at the hospital, a man in a dirty yellow fire fighter’s jacket, carrying a hooked iron bar, straddles the abyss between insanity and death. Known as The Fireman, he strolls the ruins of New Hampshire, a madman afflicted with Dragonscale who has learned to control the fire within himself, using it as a shield to protect the hunted . . . and as a weapon to avenge the wronged.

In the desperate season to come, as the world burns out of control, Harper must learn the Fireman’s secrets before her life—and that of her unborn child—goes up in smoke.

About the Author

Joe Hill is the author of the New York Times bestsellers HornsHeart-Shaped Box, and NOS4A2. He is also the Eisner Award-winning writer of a six-volume comic book series, Locke & Key.

Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
305.442.4408

FL – Down the Darkest Street Signing

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Author Alex Segura appears at Books & Books on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 8:00 PM to sign his new novel Down the Darkest Street.

About the book:
Pete Fernandez should be dead. His life — professional and personal — is in ruins. His best friend is dead. His newspaper career is past tense. His ex is staying with him as her own marriage crumbles. On top of that, the former journalist finds himself in the eye of a dangerous storm; investigating a missing girl with an unexpected partner and inching closer and closer to a vicious, calculating killer cutting a swath of blood across Miami — while at the same time battling his own personal demons that refuse to be silenced.

Down the Darkest Street, the hard-boiled sequel to Alex Segura’s acclaimed debut, Silent City, tells a tale of redemption, survival and the sordid backstreets of Miami — while asking the question that many are too scared to answer: When faced with pure darkness, would you fold or fight?

About the Author:
Alex Segura is a novelist and comic book writer. He is the author of the Miami crime novel SILENT CITY, the first in a series featuring Pete Fernandez. SILENT CITY and its sequel, DOWN THE DARKEST STREET, out this year via Polis Books. He has also written a number of comic books, including the best-selling and critically acclaimed ARCHIE MEETS KISS storyline, the “Occupy Riverdale” story and the upcoming ARCHIE MEETS RAMONES. He lives in New York with his wife. He is a Miami native.

Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
305.442.4408

Wizard World Cruise – Exhibitors & Artists – Last Call!

AHOY THERE, EXHIBITORS AND ARTISTS!

Thar be a Wizard World Cruise Coming This December!

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Don’t miss a chance to enjoy a cruise from Miami to Nassau, Bahamas and sell your booty on the high seas! The cruise will happen this December 2nd-5th. Click here for general information about the journey.
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The details are almost finalized, but before we can send information and pricing to you, we need to know if you’re interested!
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If you would like to know more about being an Exhibitor or Artist on board the ship and have not already inquired, please fill out THIS FORM by Sunday, April 17th and we will reach out to you shortly with more specific information including pricing.

For more information on the cruise visit HERE!

FL – Harley’s Little Black Book #3 Signings

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Joseph M. Linsner and Kristina Deak will be at Yancy Street Comics’ Port Richey location on Saturday, April 23rd at 5:00 PM and the Tampa location on Sunday, April 24th at 8:00 PM!

Joseph Michael Linsner is best known for his character Dawn but as of April 20th you’ll get to check out his art in Harley’s Little Black Book #3 where Harley Quinn & Zatanna team up to chase off some restless spirits!

Kristina Deak will bring joy to all the Dawn fans! She is the creative editor on the Dawn/Vampirella series, as well as Sinful Suzi and other Dawn titles!

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Yancy Street Comics
9409 US 19 (inside Gulfview Square Mall), Port Richey, FL 34668
727-817-0888

13944 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33635
813-336-4974

FL – Dark Sparkler Signing

000000-Amber-TamblynActress and author Amber Tamblyn (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Ring, 127 Hours, Joan of Arcadia) appears at Inkwood Books to present her new book Dark Sparkler, on Friday, April 15, 2016 at 6:00 PM.

Press Release:

Amber Tamblyn will discuss and sign her collection of poetry DARK SPARKLER an “emotionally charged collection of poetic portraits of the lives and troubling ends of more than thirty actresses famous and obscure. Featuring subjects like Brittany Murphy, Marilyn Monroe, and Jane Mansfield—and paired with original artwork, commissioned for this book, by luminaries including David Lynch, Adrian Tomine, Marilyn Manson, and Marcel Dzama—DARK SPARKLER is a surprising and thought-provoking collection from a searching and multi-talented young artist.”

About Amber: Amber Tamblyn is an author, actress and director who has been nominated for an Emmy, Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award for her work in television and film. She has three collections of poetry and prose, most recently Dark Sparkler which explores the lives and deaths of child star actresses, with accompanying artwork by such luminaries as Marilyn Manson and David Lynch, amongst others. She reviews books of poetry written by women for Bust Magazine and is a contributing writer for The Poetry Foundation and visiting Woodrow Wilson Fellow. She lives in Brooklyn.

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Inkwood Books
216 S Armenia Ave, Tampa, Florida 33609
(813) 253-2638

Daytona Beach Comic Convention washes in this Sunday!

daytonabeachccThis Sunday, March 20, 2016 will be the Daytona Beach Comic Convention. It will be held at the ICI Center Embry-Riddle, 601 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114.
Admission is $5.00 (pay at the door).
Convention starts at 10 AM and runs till 4 PM.

 

Over 120 tables with vendors from all parts of Florida, SC., NC., and GA.
Vintage comics from the golden age to the present will be for sale. Toys, action figures, records, trade paperbacks, magazines and other collectibles will be available for purchase.
Random door prizes all day long. There will be a costume contest for all ages with $300.00 in prizes.

 

Have comics you want to get graded? CBCS will be set up at to take submissions.

 

Pod cast by Riley and Kimmy Show also The Super Radio Bros will be there.

 

Meet actor Joel Wynkoop(King of the B movies), actress Cathy Wynkoop, actor Tom Antalek , also Eric and Patty Woller of Vicious Collectibles.

 

Meet artist and writers. Marvel/DC artist Jim Fern, Captain Cartoon Dick Kulpa, artist Tim Tyler, artist Jeff Whiting, writer Roland Mann, writer/creator Barry Gregory, author Joe Lovece, artist/designer George Moss, Illustrator Humphrey Ching, writer John Crowther, artist Josh Rudloff, creator/artist Martin Dunn and the guys from Monster Kid Studios.

 

More info at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Daytona-Beach-Comic-Book-Convention/109085789161874
Web site is http://daytonabeachcomicconvention.com

Frank Miller and The Dark Knight III Team to Appear at MegaCon 2016

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Frank Miller, in a very rare appearance, and the team behind Dark Knight III are appearing at MegaCon™ Orlando. Whether you see them at the general fan panel, autograph session or at an exclusive special event, this unique opportunity to meet  Frank Miller, Andy Kubert, Brian Azzarello, and Klaus Janson is not to be missed.

Special packages available here!

FL – Rosalie Lightning Signing

00000000-Rosalie-LightningTOM HART, graphic novelist and author of the gorgeous memoir ROSALIE LIGHTNING, signs at Inkwood Books on Sunday, April 10, 2016 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

About Rosalie Lightning:
ROSALIE LIGHTNING is Eisner-nominated cartoonist Tom Hart’s #1 New York Times bestselling touching and beautiful graphic memoir about the untimely death of his young daughter, Rosalie. His heart-breaking and emotional illustrations strike readers to the core, and take them along his family’s journey through loss. Hart uses the graphic form to articulate his and his wife’s on-going search for meaning in the aftermath of Rosalie’s death, exploring themes of grief, hopelessness, rebirth, and eventually finding hope again. Hart creatively portrays the solace he discovers in nature, philosophy, great works of literature, and art across all mediums in this expressively honest and loving tribute to his baby girl. Rosalie Lighting is a graphic masterpiece chronicling a father’s undying love.

About Tom Hart:
Tom Hart is a cartoonist and the Executive Director of The Sequential Artists Workshop, a school and arts organization in Gainesville, Florida. He is the creator of the Hutch Owen series of graphic novels and books, and has been nominated for all the major industry awards. He has been called “One of my favorite cartoonists of the decade” by Scott McCloud. His daily Hutch Owen comic strip ran for 2 years in newspapers in New York and Boston. He was a core instructor at New York City’s School of Visual Arts for 10 years, teaching cartooning to undergraduates, and has conducted week-long workshops from Maine to Hawaii. His Daddy Lightning was published in March 2012 from Retrofit, and Let’s Get Furious, a 380-page new Hutch Owen digital collection for tablets, is available from Top Shelf. He also teaches sequential art in the School of Art and Art History at UF.

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Inkwood Books
216 S Armenia Ave, Tampa, Florida 33609
(813) 253-2638

Pensacola Comic Convention (Penasacola Comic Con) (August 2016)

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Convention Name
Pensacola Comic Convention (Penasacola Comic Con)
Convention Website Address
http://www.pensacolacomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/20/2016
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/21/2016
About This Convention
Pensacola Comic Convention™ (Pensacola Comic Con™) for Fans of Science Fiction, Horror, Fantasy, Gaming, Anime, Costuming, Fandom, Indie Films, Artists, Celebrity Guests, Comic Books, Video Gaming, Pop Culture, Voice Actors, Renaissance, Cosplay, Steampunk, Theater, Performing, Writers, Literature, Publishing, Arts, Mystery, Crafts, Collecting, Model Construction, Film Making, Paranormal, Vendors, Reality TV, and more! We will offer celebrity meet and greets, discussion panels, workshops, screenings, demonstrations, events, gaming, costume contests, tournaments, and competitions. Costume Contest at 2:00 Pm Sat 20 & Sun 21, 2016. Tennessee Wraith Chasers (Ghost Asylum) will offer a live “pre con” celebrity investigation August 19th from 6:00pm at the Victorian Inn. Several “pre con” and “post con” activities such as a “Villain and Heroes Ball” are planned. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Arc Gateway, EscaRosa Coalition On the Homeless, Inc., Making Stride with Breast Cancer, The Ronald McDonald House, and various local charities. Discount for Law Enforcement, EMS, Firefighters, and Military.

Guests include: Ciara Hanna (Power Rangers Megaforce), Johnny Yong Bosch (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Ichigo Kurosaki in Bleach), Tim Russ Star Trek: Voyager, Fall Out 4, ICarly), Gary Schwartz (Team Fortress, Demoman, Star Trek, Batman Returns), Robert LaSardo (Death Race, CSI Miami, Nip Tuck), Larry Nemecek (“Dr. Trek” Star Trek Continues), Dave Fennoy (“Lee Everett” Walking Dead, Hulu, Prototype, The Wolf Among Us), David Della Rocco (The Boondock Saints), Erika Ervin (“Amazon Eve” American Horror Story), Jason Carter (“Ranger Marcus Cole” Babylon 5), Eugene A. Clark (“Big Daddy” Land of the Dead), Chuck Wagner (Automan), Mike Mundy (Walking Dead), Knightmage (American Cosplayer), Alex Vincent (Child’s Play, Curse of Chucky), Zach Galligan (Gremlins, Star Trek, Hatchet), William Katt (The Greatest American Hero), Michael Beck (Warriors, Xanadu), Jerrad Vunovich (Walking Dead, Hunger Games, American Horror Story), Shadow Clone (Geek Rock Party, Nerdcore Rap Artist), Bruce Carr (No Ordinary Balloon Artist), Gulf South Wrestling, E & E Wrestling, Mystery Machine Van from Scooby Doo, Jurassic Park Tour Vehicle, Cosplay Inc, and Tennessee Wraith Chasers (Ghost Asylum), and more.

Convention Hours: August 20 and 21, 2016 (10:00 AM – 6:00 PM)

Pensacola Interstate Fair Grounds (Main Hall and Expo Hall)
6655 Mobile Hwy Pensacola, FL 32526
Phone: (850) 941 4321
Cost: $10 and up (Children 7 and under are free.)

http://www.pensacolacomiccon.com/

Venue Name and Address
Pensacola Interstate Fair Grounds Main Bldg
6655 Mobile Hwy
Pensacola, Fl 32526
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
250
Projected Attendance
7,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Science Fiction and Fantasy
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Book Festival
  • Comic Books
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Sports
  • Collectibles
Guests
Ciara Hanna, Johnny Yong Bosch, Tim Russ,Gary Schwartz,Robert LaSardo, Larry Nemecek, Dave Fennoy, David Della Rocco, Erika Ervin,Jason Carter,Eugene A. Clark,Chuck Wagner,Mike Mundy,Knightmage, Alex Vincent, Zach Galligan, William Katt, Michael Beck ,Jerrad Vunovich,Shadow Clone,Bruce Carr, Gulf South Wrestling, E & E Wrestling, Mystery Machine Van, Jurassic Park Tour Vehicle, Cosplay Inc,Tennessee Wraith Chasers, Ghost Asylum

Pensacola Comic Convention™ (Pensacola Comic Con™) 2016 Guests

Walking Dead roams into MegaCon!

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Look who just wandered into camp!

Meet The Walking Dead stars Norman Reedus, Lennie James, & Tom Payne at MegaCon!

For more information on MegaCon visit http://megaconvention.com

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