MO – Batman: Nightwalker Signing

Author Marie Lu appears at the Spencer Road Branch Library on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM to sign her new novel Batman: Nightwalker.

Before he was Batman, he was Bruce Wayne. A reckless boy willing to break the rules for a girl who may be his worst enemy.

The Nightwalkers are terrorizing Gotham City, and Bruce Wayne is next on their list. The city’s elites are being taken out one by one as their mansions’ security systems turn against them, trapping them like prey. Meanwhile, Bruce is about to become eighteen and inherit his family’s fortune, not to mention the keys to Wayne Industries and all the tech gadgetry that he loves. But on the way home from his birthday party, he makes an impulsive choice and is sentenced to community service at Arkham Asylum, the infamous prison that holds the city’s most nefarious criminals.

Madeleine Wallace is a brilliant killer . . . and Bruce’s only hope. The most intriguing inmate in Arkham is Madeleine, a brilliant girl with ties to the Nightwalkers. A girl who will only speak to Bruce. She is the mystery he must unravel, but is he convincing her to divulge her secrets, or is he feeding her the information she needs to bring Gotham City to its knees?

In this second DC Icons book–following Leigh Bardugo’s Wonder Woman: Warbringer–Bruce Wayne is proof that you don’t need superpowers to be a superhero, but can he survive this game of tense intrigue, pulse-pounding action, and masterful deception?

Marie Lu is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels Legend, Prodigy, and Champion, as well as The Young Elites. She graduated from the University of Southern California and jumped into the video game industry, working for Disney Interactive Studios as a Flash artist. Now a full-time writer, she spends her spare time reading, drawing, playing Assassin’s Creed, and getting stuck in traffic. She lives in Los Angeles, California (see above: traffic), with one husband, one Chihuahua mix, and two Pembroke Welsh corgis.

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Spencer Road Branch Library
427 Spencer Road, Saint Peters, MO 63376
(636) 441-0522

MO – Warrior Genius Signing

Michael Dante DiMartino appears at the St. Louis County Library on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 7:00 PM to present and sign his new novel WARRIOR GENIUS, the second installment of his Geniuses series!

In twelve-year-old Giacomo’s Renaissance-inspired world, art is powerful, dangerous, and outlawed. A few artists possess Geniuses, birdlike creatures that are the living embodiment of an artist’s creative spirit. Those caught with one face a punishment akin to death, so when Giacomo discovers he has a Genius, he knows he’s in serious trouble.

Michael Dante DiMartino is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and the co-creator of the award-winning animated Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Last Airbender and its sequel, The Legend of Korra. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife. The Rebel Genius series is his debut prose work.

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St. Louis County Library
1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd, St. Louis MO 63131
(314) 994-3300

Aquaman Star Splash-lands at Planet Comicon Kansas City 2018

Planet Comicon Kansas City, the Midwest’s biggest fan extravaganza, has announced that Jason Momoa will join the lineup of special guests and comic creators set to sign autographs and take pictures at the popular fan event, February 16-18, 2018 at Bartle Hall.

Momoa, who portrays the iconic superhero Aquaman in the recently-released Justice League movie, has held featured roles in Game of Thrones as well as Netflix’ action/adventure series Frontier.

Other guests include Danny Trejo (Machete), Alex Kingston (Doctor Who), Amy Jo Johnson (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Jerome Flynn (Game of Thrones), Zach Callison (Steven Universe), Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter series) Ryan Hurst (Sons of Anarchy), and more.

For more information about the 2018 show, event photos, interviews and more, “Like” Planet Comicon on Facebook and follow @PlanetComicon on Twitter. Planet Comicon Kansas City is always available online at www.planetcomicon.com.

Early Bird Rates Extended for Planet Comicon Kansas City 2017

Press Release:

Early bird pricing EXTENDED for Planet Comicon Kansas City! Purchase NOW for the best price of the year!

This year, Planet Comicon Kansas City promises to deliver an incredible list of comic creators, special guests, and an entire universe of cosplay, collectibles, and interactive fun…not to mention a full slate of panels and demos for adoring aficionados, aspiring artists, and curious collectors of all ages. Planet Comicon Kansas City has grown to be one of the top 25 pop culture and comic book events in the country by attendance and you do not want to miss one minute.

ACT NOW to take advantage of early bird pricing for a 20% discount on Friday and Sunday single day, adult and youth admissions.

Deadline for purchase at this special pricing has been EXTENDED to November 20, 2017. You will not see a better deal. And don’t forget that Planet Comicon Kansas City is your best value for the entire family – children 7 years old and under are free!

Special guests! Comic creators! The excitement is building!

We’re thrilled to announce the addition of celebrated comic creators Megan Levens (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Star Trek, Spell on Wheels), Jai Nitz (Co-Creator Suicide Squad’s El Diablo, Co-Creator Dream Thief), Geof Darrow (Shaolin Cowboy, The Big Guy and Rusty the Robot Boy, Hard Boiled), and Kyle Strahm (Spread, Downfall, Octane Bloodstain). They will be joining an ever-growing list of celebrities, fellow comic creators, and cosplayers coming to Planet Comicon Kansas City in 2018!

Currently scheduled to appear include:

  • Jason Aaron Scalped, Star Wars, Southern Bastards, Thor
  • CW Cooke Solitary, Stillwater
  • Abby Darkstar Cosplayer & Gamer
  • Amy “Lita” Dumas WWE Hall of Fame
  • Chad Hardin Harley Quinn, Temerity
  • Ryan Hurst Sons of Anarchy, Outsiders, Bates Motel
  • Amy Jo Johnson Power Rangers, Felicity
  • Jae Lee Inhumans, Dark Tower, Batman/Superman
  • Charles Martinet Voice of Mario and Luigi
  • B. Clay Moore Hawaiian Dick, the Whistling Skull, Savage, Endless Summer
  • Michael Rooker The Walking Dead, Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Sean Schemmel Dragon Ball Z
  • Mark Sheppard Supernatural, Battlestar Galactica, Warehouse 13, Firefly
  • Sting WWE Hall of Fame
  • Trish Stratus WWE Hall of Fame
  • Freddie E. Williams II Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, He-Man/Thundercats Series

Many more creator and celebrity guests will be attending the show. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter or stay tuned to our website each week for more guest announcements.

MO – Lisa’s Legacy Trilogy Signing

Cartoonist Tom Batiuk (Funky WinkerbeanCrankshaft) appears at Left Bank Books on Tuesday, October 24th at 7:00 PM to sign Lisa’s Legacy Trilogy.

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Left Bank Books
399 N. Euclid Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63108
314-367-6731

MO – The Realm Signing

Creators Seth M. Peck and Jeremy Haun appear at Hurley’s Heroes Comics and Games on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 4:00 PM to sign THE REALM from Image Comics!

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Hurley’s Heroes Comics and Games
824 S Main Street, Joplin, MO 64801
(417) 782-6642

MO – Blue Crisis Love Signing

Cito Wheelington appears at Star Clipper on Thursday, August 31 at 4:30 PM to sign his manga BLUE CRISIS LOVE.

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Star Clipper
1319 Washington Ave, St. Louis MO 63103
(314) 240-5337

MO – Wonder Woman: Warbringer Signing

Leigh Bardugo, author of the best-selling Grishaverse series, appears at the St. Charles City-County Library on Friday September 8th at 7:00 PM. In this new book Leigh dives into the DC Universe with Wonder Woman: Warbringer, a new coming-of-age story for the world’s greatest super hero. Please register to attend this event.

St. Charles City-County Library Spencer Road Branch
427 Spencer Road St Peters, MO 63376

MO – Hail to the Chin Signing

Press Release:

Left Bank Books welcomes actor and bestselling author Bruce Campbell on Thursday, September 7th from 5:00 – 9:00 PM to sign copies of his new book, Hail to the Chin: Further Confessions of a B Movie Actor!

Ticket Information:
A $35 ticket admits ONE person to the signing line and includes ONE hardcover copy of “Hail to the Chin.” Tickets available at left-bank.com/campbell.

Event Guidelines:
– This event is a BOOKSIGNING ONLY. Bruce will not be speaking at this event.
– You must purchase a ticket to enter the signing line. Your place in the signing line is first-come, first-served, and will be determined by when you arrive.
– Bruce will sign and personalize all copies of “Hail to the Chin” purchased from Left Bank Books. One additional previous title or additional piece of merchandise can be signed. Additional books and merchandise will be available for purchase at the event.
– Those who purchase a ticket and do not attend the event must pick up their copy of “Hail To The Chin” or contact Left Bank Books to arrange for shipping within 60 days of the event.

It’s been 15 years since his first memoir, but Bruce Campbell is still living the dream as a “B” movie king in an “A” movie world. Bruce makes his triumphant return from where he left off in “If Chins Could Kill” with further hilarious, gut-wrenchingly honest confessions. Bruce brings us through his life in the decade since his first memoir and his roles as varied as they are numerous—from his roles in the Spider-Man movies to his self-referential “My Name is Bruce” to his role on #1 show “Burn Notice” and his new STARZ hit series “Ash vs Evil Dead.” “Hail to the Chin” will be bursting with pictures and the signature humor that Bruce brought to “If Chins Could Kill” and will be devoured by his legions of fans across the country.

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Left Bank Books
399 N. Euclid Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63108
314-367-6731

IL/MO – Voracious: Feeding Time Signings

Markisan Naso appears on Saturday, July 8th to sign copies of Voracious at Heroic Adventures from noon till 3:00 PM and at Star Clipper from 4:00 – 7:00 PM!

About VORACIOUS:
This is a time travel story about Chef Nate Willner – a man who journeys to the past & hunts dinosaurs and secretly serves them at his diner in the present! But when he discovers his hunts take place on an alternate Earth where dinosaurs evolve to rule the far future, his world begins to burn around him faster than any beast he’s ever roasted. This second volume collects the critically acclaimed VORACIOUS: Feeding Time #1-5.

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Heroic Adventures
1005 Century Dr, Edwardsville, Illinois 62025
(618) 659-0099

Star Clipper
1319 Washington Ave, St. Louis MO 63103
(314) 240-5337

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