NH – The Fireman Launch Party

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Author Joe Hill (Locke & Key, Horns) appears at the Music Hall on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 7:00 PM to present his latest novel THE FIREMAN!

The Fireman is coming. Stay cool. 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.

Tickets available at the link…

The Music Hall
28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
603-436-2400

NH – Free Comic Book Day 2016

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Artists Ed McGuinness (Spider-Man/Deadpool), Corin Howell (Bat-Mite, Transformers), and Elias Chatzoudis (Grimm Fairy Tales) appear at Merrymac Games and Comics on Saturday May 7, 2016 for Free Comic Book Day!

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Merrymac Games and Comics
550 DW Highway, Merrimack, NH 03054
(603) 420-8161

NH – Adam Hughes Signing

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Comic creators Adam Hughes and Allison Sohn make a rare New England appearance at Merrymac Games and Comics on Friday, May 13, 2016 from 2:00 PM till 6:00 PM!

Best known as a cover artist with long runs on titles including Wonder Woman, Catwoman, Batgirl, Tomb Raider, Star Wars Legacy, and many more, Adam Hughes is a thirty year veteran of the comic book industry and widely regarded for his stylized renderings of women; super heroines, damsels in distress, figures in fantasy. Just recently Archie Comics announced Hughes will be the writer and artist of the re-launched Betty & Veronica ongoing series!

Sketch card artist Allison Sohn’s work has been showcased in several trading card sets, including: Star Wars Galaxy Series 4 and 5 and the Star Wars 30th Anniversary Collection; Women of Marvel; Indiana Jones Heritage; Lord of the Rings Masterpieces, Series 1 and 2; and the Red Sonja 35th Anniversary. In addition, she provided exclusive artwork for both Star Wars Celebration IV and V.

Here are the details of the signing event with Adam Hughes/Allison Sohn on May 13, 2016:

2:00 – 3:00 PM

Mr. Hughes will be doing pre-ordered sketch covers. There will be 20 spots and they will be Sharpie head sketches. These will be $79.99 each if you supply your own cover. If you choose one of the covers we have in stock, it will be plus the cover price of the comic. These items will be available for CBCS grading for an additional $10 NOT including the grading from CBCS.

3:00 – 4:00 PM

CBCS Signing period. ALL books will be going through one representative by request of Mr. Hughes. Mr Hughes will be charging $10 per signature for a maximum of 10 books presented at one time. You are welcome to go to the back of the line to obtain more signatures.
**CBCS witnesses, please note, you MUST go through our representative on site. There is only one witness authorized for this event by request of Mr. Hughes.

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Mr. Hughes will be doing sketch covers for the entire hour. These books will NOT be available for CBCS witnessing. CBCS witnesses that attempt to go around the systems set in place will be reported to CBCS.

5:00 – 6:00 PM

Mr. Hughes will be signing comics during this time. There is a maximum of 5 free signatures per person. Each additional book will be $10 per signature. These books will NOT be available for CBCS witnessing. CBCS witnesses that attempt to go around the systems set in place will be reported to CBCS.

CBCS witnessing provided by Michael Alexandropoulos of www.moregreatart.com. If you are interested in having your books signed and submitted for grading at the event, please contact him at mga1wars@aol.com.

Other CBCS witnesses must contact Michael Alexandropoulos of www.moregreatart.com at mga1wars@aol.com for event details.

**Cash only please.

***please note, schedule is subject to change to accommodate breaks for Mr. Hughes and Ms. Sohn.

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Merrymac Games and Comics
550 DW Highway, Merrimack, NH 03054
(603) 420-8161

 

Teen Comic Con at Portsmouth Public Library

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Press Release:

Teens grades 6 – 12 are invited to a FREE Comic Con at the Portsmouth Public Library on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Our featured guest is Cory Levine, Author of Bowery Boys.

This program is a cooperation between the Portsmouth High School Clipper Library, PPL and Stairway to Heaven Comics.

Dress up for the Costume Contest or participate in the Trivia Contest and enter to win Prizes. Have your Caricature drawn by PHS student Rebecca Leblanc. Preview a new FREE DIGITAL COMICS service from the library. Or, take a picture in our Photobooth. And more!

Then, at 5:00 PM, join us for a talk from Cory Levine. Levine will have time for some questions, and will sign copies of his book, Bowery Boys. Books will be available for purchase.

Levine will also lead a Panel featuring other special guests, including Randy Michaels, illustrator of How I Made the World, and Larry Daley, illustrator, editor and former managing director at DC Comics.

Note: this event is open only to grades 6 – 12.

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Portsmouth Public Library
175 Parrott Ave, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801
(603) 427-1540

NH – Batman/Superman #50 Signing

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Writer/artist Sean G. Murphy (Chrononauts, The Wake, Punk Rock Jesus) appears at Jetpack Comics on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM to sign his Batman/Superman #50 exclusive connecting covers!

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Jetpack Comics
37 N Main St, Rochester, New Hampshire 03867
(603) 330-9636

NH – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #55 Signing

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Cover artist Ben Bishop appears at Double Midnight Comics on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 on 10:00 AM to sign Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #55!

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Double Midnight Comics
245 Maple Street, Manchester, NH 03103
603-669-9636

NH – Ambryn & The Cheaters of Death Signing

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Author Chris Philbrook appears at Double Midnight Comics on Sunday, January 31, 2016 from noon till 4:00 PM to sign Ambryn & The Cheaters of Death! He will also have copies of all his other books including Adrian’s Undead Diary.

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Double Midnight Comics
245 Maple Street, Manchester, NH 03103
603-669-9636

NH – Alterna Comics Signing

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Comic book publisher Peter Simeti of Alterna Comics appears at Krypton Comics on Saturday, January 2, 2016 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM to sign the recently released IF Anthology, The Chair, and Fubar Mother Russia!

Krypton Comics
103 Water Street, Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 658-2667

NH – Head Lopper Signing

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Writer/artist Andrew MacLean, creator of Apocalyptigirl and Head Lopper, appears at Double Midnight Comics on Saturday, January 2, 2016 from noon till 3:00 PM!

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Double Midnight Comics
245 Maple Street, Manchester, NH 03103
603-669-9636

NH – Alterna Comics Signing

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Comic book publisher Peter Simeti of Alterna Comics appears at Double Midnight Comics on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 1:00 – 5:00 PM to sign the recently released IF Anthology, The Chair, and Fubar Mother Russia!

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Double Midnight Comics
245 Maple Street, Manchester, NH 03103
603-669-9636

 

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