NYC – ’68: Rule of War Signing

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Press Release:

Forbidden Planet will host a signing with artist Jeff Zornow in celebration of his new comic 68: Rule of War #1 (Image) on the day of its release. Jeff will be on hand from 7:30 to sign and sketch the night away on April 2nd. Blank variant covers of the book will be available, so don’t miss the chance to jump on a great new series and have a personalized cover drawn by the very man who made it. See you then!

Forbidden Planet
832 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
212-473-1576

NYC – Dare2Draw w/ Cliff Chiang

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Artist Cliff Chiang appears at Society of Illustrators on Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 6:00 pm until 9:30 pm for Dare2Draw!

About Cliff Chiang:

Cliff Chiang’s artwork has been hailed for its “fluid and confident storytelling” and “sweeping linework and nuanced style.” Graduating from Harvard University with a joint degree in English Literature and Visual Arts, he worked in editorial at Disney Adventures Magazine and Vertigo/DC Comics before making the leap into freelance illustration.

Clients include DC Comics, GQ Magazine, Lucasfilm, Warner Animation, Dark Horse Comics, Dynamic Forces Entertainment, and the ACLU, on books such as Batman, Dr. Thirteen: Architecture & Mortality, Beware the Creeper, Human Target, Detective Comics: Josie Mac, Green Arrow & Black Canary, Grendel: Red, White, and Black, Red Sonja: Monster Isle, Swamp Thing, and Wonder Woman.

He is currently working on DC Comics’ Wonder Woman with writer Brian Azzarello. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

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Cover $15 Online ($20 at the door)
Tickets: http://dare2draw-soi.eventbrite.com/

Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065

NYC – Greenwich Village Stories Signing

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John Leguizamo appears at the Strand Book Store on Thursday, April 10 at 7:00 pm!

Press Release:

Greenwich Village Stories presents reflections from numerous residents of New York’s most storied neighborhood. With essays that span the entire scope of the Greenwich Village experience, the collection brings together tales of music, food, theater and the joys of daily New York life. Contributors to the book include Brooke Shields, Mario Batali and others who encompass the wide variety of people who live in and work in Greenwich Village.

Actor and comic John Leguizamo will present his own piece from Greenwich Village Stories and share his experiences in New York City. Join us for a delightful evening centered on the history and culture of Strand’s home neighborhood!

Buy a copy of Greenwich Village Stories or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.

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Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
(at 12th St.)

NY – The Kind Mama Signing

as-kmActress and activist Alicia Silverstone will speak and sign her new pregnancy guide, The Kind Mama, at Book Revue on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 7pm!

Press Release:

When did making babies get to be so hard? Infertility is on the rise globally, affecting as many as one in six couples. But instead of considering diet and lifestyle factors, doctors pump their patients full of expensive and invasive fertility treatments. Once pregnant, women just accept that carrying a baby will be the gassy, swollen, irritable, sleepless nightmare that has become the new normal—and then assume that new motherhood will be just as challenging, from breastfeeding woes to screaming fits. It doesn’t have to be that way.

In The Kind Mama, Alicia Silverstone has created a comprehensive and practical guide empowering women to take charge of their fertility, pregnancy, and first six months with baby. Drawing on her own experience, as well as that of obstetricians, midwives, nutritionists, holistic health counselors, and others, Silverstone offers advice on getting one’s “baby house” in order through nutrient-rocking foods that heal and nourish, and, once pregnant, gentle ways to boost comfort, energy, and health during each trimester. She helps readers navigate everything from prenatal testing and birth plans to successful breastfeeding and creating a supportive “baby nest.” The result is an authoritative, one-stop guide that empowers women to trust their instincts during this vital milestone, while helping them embark on a healthy and more vibrant path to motherhood.

IMPORTANT!
All books signed at Book Revue events must be purchased at Book Revue. If you purchase the book prior to the event please save your receipt. If you have purchased the book from somewhere else you can still get your book signed, we just ask that you make a purchase in our store of equal or greater value to that of the book.

Book Revue
313 New York Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743
631-271-1442

NYC – The United States of Murder INC Signing

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Press Release:

This is your chance to attend a special invite only Q&A and signing with writer Brian Michael Bendis on Tuesday April 8th for his upcoming book The United States of Murder INC. at Midtown Comics!

Sign up at the link for your chance to attend. All attendees will be chosen randomly and will be contacted via email with further details of the event.

The United States of Murder INC.

by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming

From the creators of the Eisner Award-winning, best-selling POWERS comes a brand-new world of crime fiction like you’ve never seen before. In this oversized first issue, you will discover a world in which the families of organized crime never lost their stranglehold on the United States. Today is the day that Valentine Gallo becomes a made man, and it’s also the day he learns the secrets behind the organization he has served since he was old enough to walk. But it is mysterious hitwoman Jagger Rose that will forever turn his life upside down. Be there when shocking secrets of this new world spill out onto the very past page. This bold new vision of crime fiction harkens back to Bendis’ earliest work in crime comics, while also giving you everything you expect from the creators of POWERS, one of the most successful and longest-lasting independent comics in history.

This will be an extremely limited capacity event and each attendee will be checked-in at the door. Due to limited space, we can not offer +1.

NYC – Face the Music Signing

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Paul Stanley from KISS is back by popular demand. Paul will be signing copies of his new biography, Face the Music: A Life Exposed on Tuesday April 8, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Special Instructions
Wristband will be given for this event; a Barnes & Noble receipt will be required to obtain a wristband. Do not bring memorabilia of any kind to be signed or you will be turned away. Photos from the signing line will be allowed. Paul will not be posing for individual photos with fans.

Barnes & Noble
2245 Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314
718-982-6983

 

NYC – Saga Signing

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Welcome SAGA artist Fiona Staples at Midtown Comics Downtown on Friday, April 4th at 6:30 pm for a special signing presented by the 2014 MoCCA Arts Festival.

The MoCCA Arts Festival 2014 will be held April 5th & 6th in Manhattan at: The 69th Regiment Armory located at 68 Lexington Avenue between E. 25th & E. 26th Street

Admission to the 2014 MoCCA Arts Festival is $5 per day. Tickets are available to purchase at the door. Cash and credit cards accepted.

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Midtown Comics Downtown
64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038

NYC – ’68: Rule of War #1 Signing

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Jeff Zornow appears at Midtown Comics Downtown on Wednesday April 2nd at 6pm for a signing and sketching session to launch his new book ‘68: RULE OF WAR #1! This book features three covers, including a blank sketch cover!

Purchase of ‘68: RULE OF WAR #1 will be required to receive a sketch.

‘68: RULE OF WAR #1 from Image Comics
Writer: Mark Kidwell • Artist: Jeff Zornow, Jay Fotos

In a doom-shadowed Cambodia infested with the living dead, CIA Special Agent Declan Rule and his canine companion Nero stalk a human monster, a neurosurgeon bent on carrying out grisly experiments that turn P.O.W.s into vicious instruments of war. In Vietnam, Private Kuen Yam and his ragtag band of survivors battle their way across a murderous no-man’s-land in a desperate search for a ticket to the skies. The war is over, but the battle for humanity’s survival has just begun. Courage will be tested, sanity will be pushed to the breaking point and the rules of war… will be broken.

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Midtown Comics Downtown
64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038

NYC – JHU Indie Showcase 2014

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Shannon Wheeler, Mark Russell, Vivek J. Tiwary, and Dan Goldman sign at JHU Comic Books on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm!

Press Release:

As we inch closer towards our First Anniversary of being JHU Comic Books, we figured it was time to put on a great event and showcase some stellar indie creators who are making waves with some fantastic material that everyone needs to read.

Featuring, Vivek J. Tiwary (The Fifth Beatle), Mark Russell and Shannon Wheeler (God Is Disappointed In You) and Dan Goldman (Red Light Properties), this signing will be complete with a variety of different forms artists, storytellers, personalities and styles, while sharing the common ground of being fantastic indie creators!

This is going to be a great start to a new annual tradition we will be sharing with you, our loyal customers, readers, fans and friends, so you don’t want to miss the first hurrah!

Purchase of either of The Fifth Beatle, God Is Disappointed In You or Red Light Properties is required to participate in the signing.

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JHU Comic Books MANHATTAN
32 East 32nd Street, New York, NY 10016
(212) 268-7088

NYC – Angie Bongiolatti Book Release Party

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Mike Dawson signs at Bergen Street Comics on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 8:00 pm!

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Bergen Street Comics
470 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

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