Charlotte Mini Con is Over the Hill

Charlotte Mini Con 40thCharlotte MiniCon is back and it’s turning 40!

Come celebrate at the original North Carolina comic convention. We’re keeping it old school with comic book vendors and comic creators at Grady Cole Center on Saturday, January 28, 2017. More info coming soon, don’t miss it!

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NC – Unstoppable Wasp #1 Signings

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Writer Jeremy Whitley (Princeless, My Little Pony) will be doing a signing tour of all three Ultimate Comics locations on Saturday January 7th January 14th for the debut of THE UNSTOPPABLE WASP #1 from Marvel!

Durham 10:30 – 11:30am
Cary 12:00 – 2:00pm
Raleigh 3:00 – 5:00pm

RSVP on Facebook!

Ultimate Comics
6320 Capital Blvd #109, Raleigh, NC 27616
(919) 377-8778

1301 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606
(919) 377-8778

6120-A Farrington Road, Durham, NC 27517
919-960-8107

NC – Batman #14 & 15 Signing

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Artist Mitch Gerads (Punisher, Sheriff of Babylon, Batman) appears at Memory Lane Comics on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM to sign issues 14 and 15 from Batman Rebirth.

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Memory Lane Comics
5214 Market St, Ste 105, Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 392-6647

NC – The Flash: The Haunting of Barry Allen Signing

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Clay Griffith and Susan Griffith will be signing their new novel The Flash: The Haunting of Barry Allen at Chapel Hill Comics on Saturday December 17th from 1-3pm.

Chapel Hill Comics
316 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
919-967-4439

NC – Terminal Protocol Launch Party

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Writer Jordan Alsaqa appears at Arkham Comix on Wednesday, December 28th from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM for the launch exclusive of Terminal Protocol!

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Arkham Comix
3010 Sunset Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 316-8046

NC – Reggie and Me #1 Release Party

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Artist Sandy Jarrell appears at Acme Comics on Saturday, December 10th from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM to sign the first issue of REGGIE & ME from Archie Comics!

Acme Comics
2150 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27408
336-574-2263

NC – Wonder Woman ’77/Bionic Woman Signings

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Dan Parent, artist of the exclusive cover Wonder Woman 77 and Bionic Woman #1 as well as store favorite “Die Kitty Die” and artist many Archie projects, will be doing a signing tour of all three Ultimate Comics locations on Saturday December 10th!

Raleigh Store – 10am to 11am
Cary Store – 12pm-3pm
Durham/Chapel Hill store – 4pm-6pm

RSVP on Facebook!

Ultimate Comics
6320 Capital Blvd #109, Raleigh, NC 27616
(919) 377-8778

1301 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606
(919) 377-8778

6120-A Farrington Road, Durham, NC 27517
919-960-8107

NC – Black Friday 2016 Signing

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Jonathan Luna (Alex + Ada, The Sword, Ultra, Spider-Woman: Origin) appears at Acme Comics on Friday, November 25th at 6:00 PM.

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Acme Comics
2150 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27408
336-574-2263

NC – Normal: A Novel Signing

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Author Warren Ellis (Planetary, Transmetropolitan) appears at Flyleaf Books on Friday, December 2nd at 7:00 PM to sign his latest novel NORMAL! Tickets available at the link.

Please note: Only copies of “Normal” purchased at Flyleaf will be signed. Sorry, no other books or memorabilia can be signed due to time constraints. In the unlikely case the event is canceled, books will still be supplied and can be picked up at Flyleaf

Warren Ellis is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Gun Machine and the underground classic Crooked Little Vein. He is also the award-winning creator of a number of iconic, bestselling original graphic novels, including Red, Ministry of Space, Planetary, and Transmetropolitan, and has been behind some of the most successful reimaginings of mainstream comic superheroes, including the Fantastic Four and Iron Man. He has written extensively for Vice, Wired, and Reuters on technological and cultural matters, and is working on a nonfiction book about the future of cities for FSG Originals. He lives on the southeast coast of England.

About the book:
A smart, tight, provocative techno-thriller straight out of the very near future–by an iconic visionary writer
Some people call it “abyss gaze.” Gaze into the abyss all day and the abyss will gaze into you.

There are two types of people who think professionally about the future: Foresight strategists are civil futurists who think about geoengineering and smart cities and ways to evade Our Coming Doom; strategic forecasters are spook futurists, who think about geopolitical upheaval and drone warfare and ways to prepare clients for Our Coming Doom. The former are paid by nonprofits and charities, the latter by global security groups and corporate think tanks.

For both types, if you’re good at it, and you spend your days and nights doing it, then it’s something you can’t do for long. Depression sets in. Mental illness festers. And if the abyss gaze takes hold there’s only one place to recover: Normal Head, in the wilds of Oregon, within the secure perimeter of an experimental forest.

When Adam Dearden, a foresight strategist, arrives at Normal Head, he is desperate to unplug and be immersed in sylvan silence. But then a patient goes missing from his locked bedroom, leaving nothing but a pile of insects in his wake. A staff investigation ensues; surveillance becomes total. As the mystery of the disappeared man unravels in Warren Ellis’s Normal, Adam uncovers a conspiracy that calls into question the core principles of how and why we think about the future–and the past, and the now.

Flyleaf Books
752 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 942-7373

NC – ROM Signing

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Writer Christos N. Gage (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Netflix’s Daredevil) appears at Ultimate Comics on Wednesday November 2nd from 4:00 – 6:00 PM to sign the latest issues of ROM and SPIDER-MAN: CIVIL WAR!

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Ultimate Comics
6320 Capital Blvd #109, Raleigh, NC 27616
(919) 377-8778

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