Cartoonist Stephan Pastis, creator of the comic strip Pearls Before Swine, appears at Magers and Quinn Booksellers on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7:00 PM to celebrate the release of the newest Pearls treasury. Pastis promises to disclose all his vices, overshare, and tell you all you want to know about Pearls Before Swine. Sit back in astonishment and horror and enjoy some of the most popular (and least popular) Pearls strips from the past few years. And as if that’s not enough of a draw (oh, look, a pun!), Pastis will also be signing copies of his newest treasury, Pearls Hogs the Road.
Magers and Quinn Booksellers
3038 Hennepin Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55408
ANIMANIACS LIVE! in Concert is coming to the Ordway on Sunday April 9, 2017 at 5:00 PM! Randy Rogel, Emmy-winning composer of the original 1992-1998 show, teams up with Emmy-winner (1998, Pinky and the Brain) Rob Paulsen (Yakko Warner) to sing an evening of songs from the hit show. Clips from the series, and anecdotes from Rogel and Paulsen will run in between songs such as “Yakko’s World” and “Variety Speak.” If you are a fan who has been aching for something new pertaining to Animaniacs, this is your time! And whether you love live music, animation, or the original show, ANIMANIACS LIVE! is an experience you don’t want to miss.
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington St, Saint Paul, MN 55102
Author Benjamin Percy appears at the Dock Cafe on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 4:30 PM for the event series Between the Covers Happy Hour.
About this author:
Benjamin Percy is the author of The Language of Elk and Refresh, Refresh. He has been awarded the Plimpton Prize and a Whiting Writers’ Award, and has been included in Best American Short Stories. He teaches at Iowa State University. He currently writes the comic book titles Teen Titans, Green Arrow, and James Bond.
425 Nelson St E Stillwater, MN 55082
Author Christopher D. Schmitz appears at the Har Mar Barnes & Noble location on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 2:00 PM to present and sign his newest book, Wolf of the Tesseract.
About the book:
In a world underneath our own reality, magic & science are two sides of the same coin. After merging with her copy from an alternate reality, college student Claire Jones is thrust into a setting beyond imagine and must fight alongside Zabe, an inter-dimensional guardian. Together they must stop an evil warlock from shattering the laws of existence who, above all else, seeks Claire’s blood as the key to controlling the all-powerful Tesseract.
As they flee his wrath, Claire must decide what her romantic feelings for her protector mean… apocalypse-bringing sorcerers aside, Claire’s mission is to rescue the woman Zabe loves… even if Claire has likewise fallen for the selfless soldier.
Barnes & Noble – HarMar Mall
2100 North Snelling Ave, Roseville, MN 55113
Artist Clara Meath signs at Hot Comics on Wednesday, November 16th from 4:00 – 7:00 PM!
Hot Comics and Collectibles
6609 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55423
Game designer Lukas Litzsinger, comic book author Mark Waid, and acclaimed novelist Timothy Zahn appear at Fantasy Flight Games on Friday, November 11th at 5:00 PM to celebrate the launch of STAR WARS: DESTINY!
Fantasy Flight Games
1975 County Road B2 W, Roseville, MN 55113-2705
Author Michael Chabon signs his new novel MOONGLOW at Barnes & Noble on Saturday December 3, 2016 at 3:00 PM.
About this author:
Michael Chabon is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay — an epic novel that charts 16 years in the lives of Sammy Clay and Joe Kavalier, two Jewish cousins who create a popular series of comic books in the early 1940s, the years leading up to the U.S. entry into World War II. In addition to novels, including the now-classic Wonder Boys, Chabon has also produced short stories, screenplays, children’s books, comics, and newspaper serials.
Barnes & Noble
3230 Galleria, Edina, MN 55435
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|ComicCard brings comic books, gaming cards, pop culture collectibles, LEGO, action figures and FUNKO POP! collectibles in one show. We have great comic book creators like Kenneth Rocafort, Tom Nguyen and Keith Champagne, as well as local artists on site all day. Admission to the show is $5 for adults; kids 16 and under are FREE! Onsite ATM and restaurant.|
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Artist Christopher Jones will be signing the brand new Titan Comics’ Doctor Who: The Third Doctor #1 at Hot Comics on Wednesday September 14th from 3-8pm!
Hot Comics and Collectibles New Hope
3524 Winnetka Ave N. New Hope, MN 55427
Actress Jamie Lee Curtis (Freaky Friday, Scream Queens) appears at the Rotunda in the Mall of America on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 6:00 PM to sign her new children’s book THIS IS ME!
OFFICIAL EVENT GUIDELINES
1. You must have a Mall of America® issued wristband in order to enter the event area. A limited number of wristbands will be available in the Rotunda beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 23. Wristbands will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. The time at which you line up is at your discretion.
2. In order to get a Mall of America wristband, you must purchase a copy of the book “THIS IS ME: A STORY OF WHO WE ARE & WHERE WE CAME FROM”. Books will be available for sale beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 23. At point of sale, each guest will receive only a receipt. A pre-signed book will be given to the guest as they exit the stage after meeting Jamie Lee Curtis.
3. Wristbands are non-transferrable. Each person in your party must be present to receive a wristband. You may not pick up wristbands for another member of your party. People wearing wristbands that have been tampered or altered with will not be allowed through the autograph line. No exceptions.
4. Adults accompanying minors do not need a wristband to enter the line.
5. All books will be pre-signed by Jamie Lee Curtis. No additional personalization will be allowed.
6. Photos will be allowed.
7. Due to time limitations, memorabilia will not be able to be signed.
8. When you enter the line, please remain single file. You must stay in line to keep your place. You may leave the line to use the restroom or get food for a short period of time. One person in your party must stay in line at all times.
9. If you choose to leave for an extended period of time, you must go to the end of the line when you return.
10. No chairs, blankets, pillows, strollers, etc. will be allowed in the line. All bags are subject to search.
11. A special needs area will be available for wristbanded guests. If needed, each special needs guest can bring one additional person to this area. Please visit the Mall of America entry table located in the Rotunda upon your arrival, and you will be escorted into this area. Space will be limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
Guidelines are subject to change at any given time at the discretion of Mall of America management for the safety and well being of our guests and tenants. Those who do not comply with event guidelines may not be able to take part in the meet + greet. Please visit www.mallofamerica.com periodically before the event for updates and changes that may be made to these guidelines
Mall of America
118 E. Broadway Suite 238, Bloomington, MN 55425