MA – IF Anthology Signing

Tito W. James and Peter Simeti sign at Barnes & Noble on Saturday April 8, 2017 at 1:00 PM.

Please join as we welcome local contributors to Alterna Comics’ latest graphic novel anthology. Celebrating a new theme with every annual release, 2016’s IF boasts over 40 creators coming together to answer the question, “What would the world really be like if people had super powers?”

Barnes & Noble
1 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701
508-628-5567

MA – Free Comic Book Day 2017 Signing

Matt Smith (Lake of Fire) and Cody Sousa (Croak) sign at Friendly Neighborhood Comics from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Friendly Neighborhood Comics
191 Mechanic Street (Route 140), Bellingham, MA 02019
508-966-2275

MA – An Afternoon with Rachel Dratch

Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live) joins Pam Victor (Happier Valley Comedy, Co-author of Improvisation at the Speed of Life: The TJ and Dave Book) for an in-depth interview on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM as they discuss all aspects of comedy and gain insight into the creative process and Rachel’s work from Second City to Saturday Night Live and beyond. We’ll open up questions from the audience in the latter part of the interview, so get your questions ready! Tickets available at the link…

The interview will be taped as an episode of Pam Victor’s Conversations with Funny Feminists podcast, presented by WICF.

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The Brattle Theatre
40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 876-6837

MA – Yvain: The Knight of the Lion Signing

Writer MT Anderson (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing) appears with Gareth Hinds (Samurai Rising) at Porter Square Books on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM to discuss and sign his first graphic novel, Yvain: The Knight of the Lion.

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Porter Square Books
25 White Street, Cambridge, MA 02140-1413
617-491-2220

MA – Boston Pops Celebrates John Williams

Be a part of Boston Pops history as conductor Keith Lockhart and special guest Karen Allen celebrate the legacy of the Laureate Conductor, John Williams on April 7-8, 2017. This concert will include over 55 years of material from John’s six decades as a film composer and will be recorded for a CD release in the spring. This is your chance to hear not just the great classics, but the rarities like Goodbye, Mr. Chips and Towering InfernoTickets available online now!

Ticket price includes one complimentary John Williams Tribute CD for every two tickets purchased. CDs will be sent out in May.
Please note: seating for this concert will be theatre-style (not tables) on the floor.

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Boston Symphony Hall
301 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA 02115
617-266-1492

Massive Comic Con 2017 Artist Alley is Stacked With Talent

The MASSive Comic Con returns to the DCU Center in Worcester, MA on Saturday June 24th & Sunday 25th for more comic book and pop culture fun!

Artist Alley is packed with the some of the best talent in the comics industry, including Writers, Artists and Publishers. Our guests will be available for sketches, commissions and autographs, as well as participating on panel discussions and workshops! Guests include:

  • Amanda Conner; artist/writer Harley Quinn, SuperZero
  • Jimmy Palmiotti: writer Harley Quinn, SuperZero
  • Stephane Roux; artist Zatanna
  • Megan Hutchison; artist Rockstars
  • Tim Townsend; artist/inker Doctor Strange
  • Dave Johnson; artist DC, Marvel
  • Paul Mounts; artist/colorist DC, Marvel, Image
  • Cully Hamner; artist Blue Beetle, Red
  • Billy Tucci; artist/writer Crusade Fine Arts, Shi
  • Nelson Faro DeCastro; artist DC, Marvel
  • Frank Tieri; writer DC, Marvel
  • Ming Doyle; artist DC, Marvel
  • Jonathan Glapion; artist/inker Reborn
  • John Gallagher; artist The Flash
  • Robert Pope; artist Peanuts
  • Robert Atkins; artist GI Joe
  • Alex Saviuk; artist Spider-Man
  • Agnes Garbowska; artist DC Super Hero Girls
  • Amanda Deibert; writer Wonder Woman ’77
  • Cat Staggs; artist Adventures of Supergirl, Crosswind
  • John Timms; artist Harley Quinn
  • Kenneth Rocafort; artist Superman
  • Mark McKenna; artist Combat Jacks
  • Christy Blanch; writer Aw Yeah Comics
  • Franco; artist Tiny Titans
  • Scoot; artist Aw Yeah Comics
  • Brian Atkins; artist Family Graves
  • Ed Smith; artist Tellos tribute book
  • Ben Bishop; artist The Aggregate
  • Sal Otero; artist TMNT, Until We Sleep
  • Ron Leary; artist Heavy Metal
  • Hyunsung “Creees” Lee; artist Freelance art & Design
  • Scott Hamilton; artist Custom Caricatures
  • Chris Campana; writer/artist First World
  • Bill Walko; artist The Hero Business
  • Bob Salley; writer/creator Salvagers
  • Jeff Kline; writer/producer/publisher Darby Pop Publishing

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Watch the Facebook Page and www.massivecomiccon.com for updates!

Anime Boston 2017 Schedule Announced

Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in New England, hits town this weekend and just in time has released the full event schedule for signings, screenings, cosplay events, fan panels, and more: www.animeboston.com/coninfo/schedule

Highlights include:

 

MA – The Collapsing Empire Signing

Author John Scalzi (Old Man’s War, Redshirts) appears at Brookline Booksmith to sign The Collapsing Empire on Wednesday April 5th at 7:00 PM.

Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 566-6660

MA – WWE Superstar Signing

WWE Superstar Sasha Banks appears at Friendly Neighborhood Comics on Friday April 14th at 3:30 PM and the first 300 fans are guaranteed to receive an autograph. Attendance requires purchase of our Sasha Banks limited edition WWE #1 comics from Boom! Studios!

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Friendly Neighborhood Comics
191 Mechanic Street (Route 140), Bellingham, MA 02019
508-966-2275

MA – Make Trouble Signing

Director John Waters appears in conversation with novelist Chris Castellani at the Coolidge Corner Theatre on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

When John Waters delivered his gleefully subversive advice about making a living as a creative person to the graduates of the Rhode Island School of Design, the speech went viral. Now we all can enjoy his sly wisdom that reminds us to embrace chaos, be nosy, and outrage outdated critics. Buy tickets in-store or at our eventbrite. This event will take place at the Coolidge Corner Theatre.  This event is co-sponsored by GrubStreet.

Event Guidelines:

  • Tickets are $5 or free with the pre-order of Make Trouble
  • Tickets may be purchased online or in-store
  • The reading will take place at the Coolidge Corner Theatre
  • The line at the theatre will form at 5:30pm
  • Present your printed Eventbrite ticket for entry to the theatre
  • John’s and Chris’s conversation at the theatre will last an hour
  • John will follow with a book signing at Brookline Booksmith

Coolidge Corner Theatre
290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446-2908
617-566-6660

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