OR – Bravo Signing

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Author Greg Rucka appears at Barnes & Noble on Saturday July 26, 2014 at 3:00 PM for a discussion and signing of popular titles such as Bravo and Lazarus!

Barnes & Noble – Clackamas Town Ctr Mall
12000 SE 82nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97086
503-786-3464

OR – Image Comics Signing

Pretty Deadly, Volume 1 by Kelly Sue DeConnick: Book Cover  Satellite Sam, Volume 1 by Matt Fraction: Book Cover  It Girl and the Atomics, Round 2 by Mike Norton: Book Cover  Ghosted, Volume 2 by Joshua Williamson: Book Cover  Glory by Ross Campbell: Book Cover

Kelly Sue DeConnick, Matt Fraction, Joe Keatinge, Jamie S. Rich, and Joshua Williamson for a Special Get Pop-Cultured Event at Barnes & Noble on Saturday July 19, 2014 at 3:00 PM! Come join as this wonderful lineup of authors discuss their work and sign books! Those who attend will be entered to win raffle prizes.

Barnes & Noble – Clackamas Town Ctr Mall
12000 SE 82nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97086
503-786-3464

OR – 47 Ronin Signing

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Dark Horse founder Mike Richardson signs 47 Ronin at Things From Another World in Beaverton, OR on Wednesday, July 9th from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm!

Press Release:

Since founding Things From Another World in 1979 and Dark Horse Comics in 1986, Mike Richardson has accomplished many things, including opening a dozen retail locations, producing nearly 30 films and TV series, and writing countless comics, books, and graphic novels.

Now he returns to his roots with a 47 Ronin Signing and Meet & Greet July 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Beaverton TFAW–where he worked the counter from 1982 to 1988! Both longtime customers and new faces are invited to catch up with Richardson while enjoying free food and beer (21+ with ID).

With 47 Ronin, Richardson has brought Japan’s enduring national legend to comics–with artist Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo). The tale of the 47 Ronin and their epic mission to avenge their wronged master epitomizes the samurai code of honor, and Richardson and Sakai have done justice to their story! Meticulously researched and beautifully illustrated, this collection of the acclaimed miniseries recounts this sweeping saga of honor and violence in all its grandeur.

Now’s your chance to enjoy an evening with Mike Richardson at the Beaverton TFAW July 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. Catch up with Richardson, enjoy free food and beer, and purchase your copy of the 47 Ronin hardcover graphic novel for just $19.99!

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Things From Another World
4390 SW Lloyd Ave, Beaverton, Oregon 97005
(503) 643-4222

OR – Seconds Signing

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Cartoonist Bryan Lee O’Malley, creator of Scott Pilgrim, appears at Powell’s City of Books on Friday July 18, 2014 at 7:30 pm for a signing of his new graphic novels SECONDS!

Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-3114

OR – The High Druid’s Blade Signing

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Novelist Terry Brooks appears on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 7:30 PM at Powell’s City of Books on Burnside to sign The High Druid’s Blade: The Defenders of Shannara — the first standalone Shannara novel.

Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-3114

OR – Forming II Art Exhibition

fwcJesse Moynihan appears at Floating World Comics on Thursday July 3rd, from 6:00-10:00 pm for a FORMING II release party, art exhibit and musical powerpoint performance!

Press Release:

The long-anticipated sequel that encompasses all; mythology, theology, hermaphrodites, super-alien gods and the simple task of creating the cosmos.

Civilization, but not quite as we know it, has started to take shape. And now, in the continuing chaos, the world and most of its inhabitants have brandished their swords and, in various fashions, have charged onto the battlefield.

If Forming I hailed the birth of civilization and mapped out the genesis of life, mass, time and space, then Forming II is the raging war that ensues in the Universe’s years of adolescence.

Epic confrontations between gods and mutants, philosophical reflections, hilarious dialogue and powerful artwork make for an impressive sequel of galactic proportions. Forming II is as funny, sophisticated and mind-blowingly beautiful as the first part of Moynihan’s unique trilogy.

Join us and Jesse Moynihan on July 3rd for an art exhibit and release party for this eagerly anticipated new volume. Jesse will also present a special musical powerpoint performance that will take guests into the world of FORMING.

Jesse Moynihan grew up outside of Philadelphia where he spent most of his time drawing and playing music. In 1997 he dropped out of Pratt Institute, got a film degree at Temple University and decided to concentrate on comics. His work has been featured in The Believer, MOME, Vice, Arthur, the Philadelphia Weekly, and various independent anthologies. In 2005 he received a Xeric grant for self publishing. In 2009 he released his first graphic novel, Follow Me through Bodega. His current mystical, sci-fi epic, Forming is published by Nobrow Press in London. Jesse works as a storyboard artist for the Cartoon Network show, Adventure Time.

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Floating World Comics
400 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR 97209
(503) 241-0227

OR – Image Comics Mega Signing

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Jim Valentino, Joe Keatinge, Michael Avon Oeming, Chris Roberson, and Joshua Williamson appear on Wednesday June 18th from 7-10pm at the Portland TFAW’sfor a signing and Q&A!

Press Release:

Things From Another World (TFAW) is proud to welcome local comic book creators Jim Valentino (co-founder of Image Comics), Joe Keatinge (Glory), Michael Avon Oeming (Mice Templar), Chris Roberson (Sovereign), and Joshua Williamson (Ghosted) to the Portland TFAW June 18 for an Image Mega Signing and Q&A from 7 to 10 pm! Attendees can purchase the latest releases from Image Comics and enjoy free food and beer (for those 21+ with valid ID).

Interested in breaking into comics? Meet the creators behind some of today’s hottest books, and learn what it’s like to work for Image Comics! Bring your questions: the Q&A is from 7 to 8 pm, with a signing afterward for Ghosted Volume 2, the Glory Complete Saga hardcover, Mice Templar IV Legend #8, Shutter #3, and Sovereign!

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Things From Another World
2916 NE Broadway, Portland, OR 97232
(503) 284-4693

OR – Big Trouble in Little China Signing

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Eric Powell and Brian Churilla appear on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at the Hollywood Theatre!

Press Release:

Bridge City Comics is proud to announce our Big Trouble in Little China Screening and Signing with Eric Powell and Brian Churilla on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at the Hollywood Theatre! A screening of the 1986 film will begin at 7 pm, and will be followed by a comic book signing in the Hollywood Theatre’s lobby.

Eric Powell (writer) and Brian Churilla (artist) will be signing copies of Big Trouble in Little China #1 in the lobby after the movie. Copies of the comic book will be on sale ($4) at the theater during the showing, as well as a limited print featuring Eric’s Big Trouble artwork ($10).

Sketches will be at the discretion of the guests.

Tickets for the movie will be available at the Hollywood Theatre and through their website. Bridge City Comics is offering a special, limited ticket package featuring a ticket to the movie, a copy of the comic book and the limited print for $20.

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BUY TICKETS

Purchase our deluxe ticket package to the Big Trouble in Little China Screening and Signing with Eric Powell and Brian Churilla here!

The package costs $20 and includes:
1 ticket to the screening (an $8 value)
1 copy of the Big Trouble in Little China #1 comic book (a $4 value)
1 limited edition 11″x17″ print created especially for this event, featuring Eric Powell’s artwork (a $10 value).

Purchase tickets through the link. We will mail your tickets via USPS mail so make sure you submit your correct mailing address. The comic and limited edition print will be given to you at the screening. Bring your ticket stub to the table we will have set up in the lobby and turn it in for your merchandise!

Regular tickets may be purchased at the Hollywood Theater box office or through their website: www.hollywoodtheatre.org

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The Hollywood Theatre
4122 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, Oregon 97212

OR – Reunion Signing

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Press Release:

Things From Another World is proud to introduce local writer Ken Lizzi at a special pre-release signing of his new, Portland-set sci-fi novel from Twilight Times Books, Reunion, June 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Portland TFAW! Free food and beer provided (must be 21+ with valid ID for beer).

Sometimes survival is not enough. Sometimes you need to fight back. The apocalypse ended Nick Gates’ night shift as a Portland cop. Finding his wife alive was a good break. Assembling a guerrilla resistance against occupiers from another Earth, however, didn’t work out so well. But an escapee from an enemy stronghold, bearing with him the possibility of reversing the “reunion,” brought hope. It will take all of Nick’s courage, luck, and skill if he–and humanity–is to survive Reunion!

“In the event of an apocalypse, loot thoughtfully,” said Ken, offering sage advice. “You may only get one chance.”

Ken Lizzi is an attorney at Dark Horse Comics and the author of an assortment of published short stories, in addition to Reunion. When not traveling, he lives in Portland, Oregon with his lovely wife Isa. He enjoys reading, homebrewing, exercise, and visiting new places. Make sure to stop by the Portland TFAW June 4, meet Ken, and purchase a special pre-release promo copy of Reunion for $17.95!

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Things From Another World
2916 NE Broadway, Portland, OR 97232
(503) 284-4693

OR – Legend of Bold Riley Release Party

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Press Release:

Bridge City Comics is proud to announce our Legend of Bold Riley #1: The Talking Bone Release Party with Leia Weathington on Friday, May 30, 2014 from 6pm – 9pm! This event is free to the public.

Bridge City Comics will have copies of Legend of Bold Riley #1: The Talking Bone available for purchase at this event! Bold Riley writer/artist Leia Weathington is a local Portlander and will be in attendance to sign your copies! We will also have copies of the original Bold Riley graphic novel available for purchase!

Refreshments will be served free of charge. Sketches will be at the discretion of the artist.

About Bold Riley #1: The Talking Bone:
Bold Riley – who has set out to find adventure in the lands beyond her home of Prakkalore – comes across a fragment of bone that shares a tale of lost love. Riley tries to reunite the lost spirit with its beloved, but soon discovers that all is not as it seems.

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Bridge City Comics
3725 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97227
(503) 282-5484

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