Matt Miner, Sean van Gorman, Frank Barbiere, Matt Rosenberg, and David Gallaher sign at Comic Book Jones on Saturday December 13th to celebrate the shop’s seventh anniversary! And then Evan Dorkin will appear on Sunday December 14th!
Comic Book Jones
2220 Forest Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10303-1700
Chris Giarusso, Jacob Chabot, David Gallaher, Pat Reilly, and Gregg Schigiel appear on Saturday December 6th from noon till 6:00 PM for Grasshopper’s Comics 22nd Annual Holiday Party! Additionally there will be cosplayers, cookies, a charity raffle and more!
76 Hillside Ave., Williston Park, NY 11596
Scott Adsit (30 Rock, Moral Orel), the voice of Baymax from Disney’s hit animated movie Big Hero 6, appears on Thursday December 11, 2014 from 6:00 till 8:00 PM at The Lair! There will be an exclusive limited art print by Emil Cabaltierra available for purchase and signing at the event.
1808 Colden Avenue Bronx, NY 10462
James Franco visits Strand Book Store on Monday, December 8th from 6:30 – 8:30 PM for an exclusive signing of his book, Hollywood Dreaming, a story-picture-poem mashup that blurs lines of reality and fiction in a compelling coming-of-age tale. Buy a copy of Hollywood Dreaming at Strand in order to join the signing line!
· Guests must purchase Hollywood Dreaming at Strand in order to join the line, but may have additional books by James signed, including A California Childhood.
· No other types of memorabilia, please.
· In order for James to meet as many fans as possible, there will be no photography.
· James will personalize copies of his books.
· A signing line will form at 4:30pm outside Strand along Broadway.
Purchase a copy of Hollywood Dreaming at Strand in order to join the signing line outside the store, which will form at 4:30pm. Strand is located at 828 Broadway, New York.
Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
(at 12th St.)
The Criterion Collection, a continuing series of important classic and contemporary films, has commissioned work from some of the most exciting illustrators and designers working today. Artists David Plunkert, Gregory Manchess, Leanne Shapton, Yuko Shimizu, Adrian Tomine, and Ron Wimberly, along with moderator Eric Skillman, will appear on Wednesday December 3, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. to discuss the process of creating new art for great cinema, and celebrate the release of Criterion Designs, a new book featuring features covers, supplemental art and never-before-seen sketches and concept art.
Followed by a book signing and reception.
The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality, with supplemental features that enhance the appreciation of the art of film. Visit us at criterion.com.
$15 Non-members | $10 Members | $7 Seniors/students (with valid ID)
Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065
Writer Brian K. Vaughan (Ex Machina, Y: The Last Man) appears at Midtown Comics Downtown on Thursday, December 18th at 6:30 PM for a signing of Saga Vol 4 TP and Saga Deluxe Vol 1 HC.
At long last, a deluxe hardcover of the Eisner and Hugo Award-winning SAGA is finally here! Collecting the first 18 issues of the smash-hit series, this massive edition features a striking new cover, as well as special extras, including never-before-seen sketches, script pages, and a roundtable discussion with the creators about how SAGA is really made. Altogether, this hardcover contains over 500 pages for less than fifty bucks!
-In-store purchase of either Saga Vol 4 TP or Saga Deluxe Vol 1 HC required to attend event. You will receive a proof of purchase ticket that will admit one to the signing.
-Note, purchase ticket will not guarantee a signed item, but will work as a claim ticket showing proof of purchase. You will receive a separate ticket once you are in line at the event.
-Limit of two items signed per person.
Midtown Comics Downtown
64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038
Writer Marguerite Van Cook and artist James Romberger (Post York) appear at JHU Comic Books on Wednesday, November 26th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm for a signing of The Late Child and Other Animals.
*Purchase of “THE LATE CHILD AND OTHER ANIMALS” required to participate in signing.
JHU Comic Books MANHATTAN
32 East 32nd Street, New York, NY 10016
Marc Morrell, Brian Smith, and Jacob Chabot appear at Barnes & Noble on Saturday November 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM. It’s going to be a fun event with demonstrations you wont want to miss.
About the Author
Brian Smith is a former Marvel Comics editor. His credits include The Ultimates, Ultimate Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, The Incredible Hulk, and dozens of other comics. Smith is the co-creator/writer behind the New York Times best-selling Graphic Novel The Stuff of Legend, and the writer/artist of all-ages comic The Intrepid EscapeGoat (set to debut on Free Comic Book Day 2011). His writing credits include Finding Nemo: Losing Dory from BOOM! Studios, and SpongeBob Comics from Bongo. Smith is also the illustrator of The Adventures of Daniel Boom AKA LOUDBOY!, named one of The Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youths 2009 by Booklist Online. His illustration clients include Time Out New York Magazine, Nickelodeon, MAD Kids Magazine, Harper Collins, Bongo Comics, Grosset & Dunlap, and American Greetings.
Marc Morrell is co-host of the “Let’s Voltron!” podcast and head writer for ToonBarn.com
Jacob Chabot is a comic creator whose credits include Spongebob Comics, Simpsons Comics, Hello Kitty, Voltron Force, X-Babies, and The Mighty Skullboy Army!
Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Tribeca
97 Warren Street, New York, NY 10007
832 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
Tickets: $8 kids, $12 (advance), $15 (at the door), $10 (students/seniors)
161A Chrystie Street, New York, NY 10002