Ray Fawkes (Batman Eternal, Constantine) appears at Third Eye Comics on Saturday, December 13th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm to sign INTERSECT!
Third Eye Comics
2027-A West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
Cartoonist Tyler Ruff hosts a special release party for his first graphic novel, The Unforgiven, at Star Clipper on Saturday, December 20th from 1:00 to 6:00 pm. Don’t miss your chance to meet the creator and get a signed copy of The Unforgiven.
Star Clipper Comics
6392 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130
Cary Elwes appears at Tattered Cover on Monday December 1st at 7:00 PM to sign his new memoir AS YOU WISH!
Actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in the beloved movie The Princess Bride, will discuss and sign his memoir As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride. This long-awaited first-person account offers a behind-the- scenes look at the making of the cult classic film, and is filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner.
Free signing line tickets are available now with the purchase of As You Wish, at any Tattered Cover location (excluding the airport stores). Seating at the events is “open seating” and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. No posed photographs. Other signing restriction may apply. Please check our website closer to each event for complete information.
2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80206
Cartoonist Farel Dalrymple (Popgun War, Omega the Unknown) appears at Mission: Comics & Art on Friday, December 12th at 5:00 pm to sign THE WRENCHIES!
Mission: Comics & Art
3520 20th St. Suite B, San Francisco, CA 94110
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
Becky Dreistadt and Frank Gibson appear at Gallery Nucleus for an art exhibition and signing of CAPTURE CREATURES on Saturday, December 13th from 7:00 – 10:00 PM!
Becky Dreistadt and Frank Gibson are bringing their 151 custom monsters to the comic medium to take us further into the mysterious realm of Capture Creatures! Now an upcoming series published by Boom! Studios, follow the adventures of two teens as they uncover the secret of why these strange creatures appeared in their world.
To kick-off this exciting comic, Gallery Nucleus and Boom! Studios are proud to present A Capture Creatures Celebration! With original paintings by Becky, art by the members of the Capture Creatures comic team, and tribute pieces by a roster of other amazing artists, join us Saturday December 13 at 7:00pm as we celebrate the debut of this new series with a gallery filled wall-to-wall with art influenced by this creative duo’s unique creations.
OPENING RECEPTION DETAILS
-Capture Creatures creators Becky and Frank in attendance and signing
-Nucleus Exclusive Capture Creatures #1 variant debut
-Boom! Studios sketch artists (to be announced…!) signing and sketching
-Hourly raffle prizes held at 8, 9, and 10! (winning raffle #’s will be announced on Facebook)
-Free refreshment and themed drinks
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
Ash Maczko and Ashley Witter appear at Graham Cracker Comics on Wednesday December 10th from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM to sign Squarriors #1!
Graham Crackers Comics – CHICAGO LOOP
77 E. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
Writer Kate Leth and artist Drew Rausch appear at Meltdown Comics on Saturday November 29, 2014 from noon till 2:00 PM to sign the new Edward Scissorhands comic from IDW.
7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
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
Diamond Comic Distributors has announced that its 2015 Retailer Summit for comic book specialty retailers will take place September 23-25, 2015 in Baltimore, MD.
“We’re excited to bring the Summit back to Diamond’s home turf of Charm City,” said Roger Fletcher, Diamond’s VP-Sales & Marketing. “We had a great event in Las Vegas last year and we hope to exceed that in terms of growth and retailer satisfaction with the 2015 Summit.”
Diamond also announced that it will partner with Baltimore Comic-Con, which will be held right after the Summit from September 25-27, to share marketing and strategic initiatives for the combined events. Baltimore Comic-Con’s Exhibit Hall will serve as the Summit’s Exhibit Hall during special “Retailer Only” hours.
“Our 15th annual show in 2014 was our biggest show to date,” said Marc Nathan, promoter of the Baltimore Comic-Con. “It’s only going to get bigger and better. Baltimore Comic-Con, coupled with Diamond’s Retailer Summit, should make for one of the best regional comic-con shows ever held.”
Now in its 13th year, Diamond’s Retailer Summit is the leading annual event for comic book specialty retailers to meet with publishers and vendors, and come together with fellow retailers to discuss the industry and their businesses. Top publishers such as Dark Horse Comics, DC Entertainment, IDW Publishing, Image Comics, and Marvel Comics come and share exciting new projects, while retailers get to network and learn about new business practices to help them succeed and thrive in today’s retailing environment.
Additional details and registration for the industry’s annual retailer event will be announced in early 2015. Publishers and vendors who would like to sponsor or exhibit at the Baltimore Comic-Con should contact Chris McClelland (firstname.lastname@example.org) now for additional information.