MA – Girl Over Paris #1 Signing

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Local creator Ming Doyle (Constantine: The Hellblazer, The Kitchen, Mara) appears at Comicopia in Kenmore Square to sign her new comic, Cirque American: Girl Over Paris #1, on Saturday, July 23, 2016 from noon till 2:00 PM!

Comicopia
464 Commonwealth Ave #13, Boston, MA 02215-2734
(617) 266-4266

MA – Four Roads Cross Signing

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Author Max Gladstone appears at Pandemonium Books & Games on Thursday, July 28th at 7:00 PM to sign Four Roads Cross!

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Pandemonium Books & Games
4 Pleasant Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 547-3721

MA – Valiant Day 2016 Signing

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Artist Robert Gill signs at Friendly Neighborhood Comics on Saturday July 23rd from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM!

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

MA – Chroma Art Show

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Andrew Houle, John Cardinal, and Michael Crockett open an art show at the Montserrat Gallery on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 5:30 PM

Press Release:

From the pages of “Chroma,” an art annual created by three Montserrat alum, a commitment was formed to showcase emerging and established artists in a vibrant and varied publication. With each volume filling a need to define the creative community in New England and giving a voice to the artists residing here.

While the co-founders (Andrew Houle ’00, John Cardinal ’99, and Michael Crockett ’97) shared overlapping years attending Montserrat, a passion for illustration, comic book culture and painting formed a bond that would later bring them to form Tryptic Press and later publish “Chroma” vol. 1.

Now together releasing “Chroma” vol. 3 & vol. 4 a thriving and supportive collective of artists has formed. Creating an uncommon home within the “Chroma Family”, bridging abstract painters, fashion photography, comic book illustrators, community based art programs, printmakers, sound-makers and even robot-makers.

With this 50 person group exhibition all points come together in some cases meeting for the very first time in person and on the walls, combining all four current volumes of artists. Creating new collaborations, new relationships, new directions for what has always been right in our own backyard; a New England Art Awakening.

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Montserrat Galleries
23 Essex Street, Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 867-9624

Comics Legend Frank Miller Appears at Boston Comic Con 2016

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Press Release:

Boston Comic Con is thrilled to host celebrated creator FRANK MILLER in a rare convention appearance. Not only is this his only appearance in New England, but it’s also one of his only remaining appearances in the US this year.

This is an amazing opportunity for fans to meet one of the industry’s most significant talents. Miller’s seminal work on Batman and Daredevil redefined both characters and influenced an entire generation of creators. His independent titles Sin City and 300 have both been adapted to films.

Frank is appearing on Friday, August 12 only.

There are three special Frank Miller VIP Packages available each with unique art and autograph guarantee benefits. Click the link for further details.

Plus, Frank will be conducting two one-hour public signings with autographs available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Frank Miller is one of the most celebrated creators in comic book history, noted for combining film noir and manga influences in his comic art creations. Beginning with his run on Marvel’s Daredevil, during which he created the popular ninja assassin Elektra, Miller ushered in a darker, grittier vision of superheroes which paved the way for more mature themes to be explored in comic book form. His seminal work on Batman with The Dark Knight Returns and Year One continues to influence creators today and is sets the stages for the most recent films. His independent titles Sin City and 300 have both been adapted to movies, with Miller co-directing the latter alongside Robert Rodriguez. Most recently Miller has worked on All-Star Batman and Robin and currently is co-writing the third installment of Dark Knight Returns.

He joins a guest artist list of well over 80 of the world’s most talented comic book creators – a portfolio unmatched by any other comic book convention, in New England or elsewhere including Sam Kieth, Jae Lee, John Cassaday, Erik Larsen, Terry Dodson, Mike Allred, Greg Capullo, Adam Hughes, Arthur Adams, Amanda Conner, David Lloyd, Jimmy Palmiotti, Phil Jimenez, Scott Snyder, Mark Waid, Bernie Wrightson, Stan Sakai, and many more!

Media guests include William Shatner (Star Trek), Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy), Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who), Karl Urban (Star Trek Beyond),  Ben McKenzie (Gotham), John Barrowman (Arrow), Ciara Renee (Legends of Tomorrow), Robbie Amell (The Flash), Caity Lotz (Legends of Tomorrow), and more. Check the website for full details on exciting events!

Boston Comic Con 2016 tickets are on-sale now at the link!

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About Boston Comic Con:
The Boston Comic Con is a 100% independently run comic book show committed to bringing the biggest and best comic creators to New England. Run by fans for fans, Boston Comic Con is not affiliated with any other convention tour or corporate interests. Hosting over 120,000 square feet of vendors selling comic books, toys, posters, trading cards, and other pop culture memorabilia, this is a destination event for geeks of any stripe. This year’s convention will be held Friday August 12th, Saturday August 13th, and Sunday August 14th at the Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210. For more information please go to our website at www.bostoncomiccon.com and follow us on Twitter (@BostonComicCon) and Facebook!

MA – Going Graphic: Writing a Graphic Novel Panel

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Press Release:

Robin Brenner, librarian and founder of the graphic novel review site www.noflyingnotights.com, will moderate a panel on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am about how, why, and when to tell stories in words and images. Panelists include Tim Fish, Jesse Lonergan, and Liz Prince, whose graphic novels cover children’s and young adult, and adult subject matter. Free and Open to the Public.

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Marran Theater – Lesley University
34 Mellen Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

MA – Horror Authors Signing

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Join Pandemonium Books & Games on Thursday, July 14th at 7:00 PM for their July Horror Author event, featuring: Scott Goudsward, Anthony Tremblay, Rob Smales, Trisha Wooldridge, Jennifer Allis Provost, Dawn Gray, and Matt Spencer!

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Pandemonium Books & Games
4 Pleasant Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 547-3721

MA – Fight Club 2 Signing

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New York Times bestselling novelist Chuck Palahniuk and acclaimed artist Cameron Stewart have collaborated for one of the most highly anticipated sequels of our times:Fight Club 2, the graphic novel!
The first rule of Fight Club 2 might be not to talk about it, but you can tell all your friends that Chuck Palahniuk will be signing copies of this dazzling new book at Brookline Booksmith on Sunday, July 17th at 2:00 PM.

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

Photo Ops Tickets Now On-Sale for Boston Comic Con 2016

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Press Release:

Photo Ops tickets are now available for Boston Comic Con 2016 with media guests William Shatner (Star Trek’s original Captain Kirk), Karl Urban (Star Trek Beyond, Pete’s Dragon), Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who, Me Before You), Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Who), John Barrowman (Torchwood, Arrow), Ben McKenzie (Gotham, Southland), Elizabeth Henstridge (Agents of SHIELD), Caity Lotz (Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow), Robbie Amell (The Flash, X-Files), Ciara Renée (Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash), Seth Gilliam (The Walking Dead, Teen Wolf), and Vic Mignogna (Fullmetal Alchemist, Star Trek Continues).

Get tickets from Epic Photo Ops at the link…!

Boston Comic Con 2016 tickets are on-sale now at the link!

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About Boston Comic Con:
The Boston Comic Con is a 100% independently run comic book show committed to bringing the biggest and best comic creators to New England. Run by fans for fans, Boston Comic Con is not affiliated with any other convention tour or corporate interests. Hosting over 120,000 square feet of vendors selling comic books, toys, posters, trading cards, and other pop culture memorabilia, this is a destination event for geeks of any stripe. This year’s convention will be held Friday August 12th, Saturday August 13th, and Sunday August 14th at the Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210. For more information please go to our website at www.bostoncomiccon.com and follow us on Twitter (@BostonComicCon) and Facebook!

MA – Horror Authors Signing

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Authors Joe Hill, Thomas Olde Heuvelt, and Paul Tremblay sign at Brookline Booksmith on Monday July 11th at 7:00 pm!

Press Release:

Join us for a night of chills in July with a panel of today’s most exciting horror and dark fantasy authors. Thomas Olde Heuvelt’s Hex tells the tale of a 17th Century witch haunting a modern town with her eyes and mouth sewn shut. In Joe Hill’s latest, The Fireman, one man leads the battle against worldwide pandemic of spontaneous combustion. And in Paul Tremblay’s Disappearance at Devil’s Rock the search for a vanished teenage boy reveals shocking truths too terrifying to imagine.

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

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