Meet superstar writer and artist Skottie Young (Rocket Raccoon, Wizard of Oz, Fortunately, The Milk) at Barnes & Noble on Saturday July 9, 2016 at 1:00 PM as he signs copies of his first volume of I HATE FAIRYLAND, an all-new series of adventure and mayhem. Follow Gert, a 40-year old woman trapped in a 6-year old’s body who has been stuck in the magical world of Fairyland for nearly 30 years.
Barnes & Noble
1701 E Empire, Bloomington, IL 61704
The first MILLARWORLD ANNUAL—the result of an international creator search seeking the best new writers and artists to tackle MARK MILLAR’s extensive library of hit characters. From Kick-Ass to CHRONONAUTS, they’re all here in this instant collector’s item. To celebrate the release of the first-ever Millarworld Annual, talent-search winners Steve Beach (The Lost Boys of the U-Boat Bremen) and Cliff Bumgardner (InternetPicnic.com) will be in the Ultimate Comics Raleigh store on Saturday July 16th from 11am-1pm to sign books and talk shop about their take on Mark Millar’s classic American Jesus and other horrifically beautiful things. All proceeds from the annual go to benefit Hero Initiative, helping comic creators in need!
1301 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606
Co-writers Ben Acker and Ben Blacker will sign copies of the first two issues of Deadpool v Gambit for fans at Midtown Comics Downtown on Friday, July 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm.
Gambit – one of the smoothest, best-looking operators in the world of the X-Men. Deadpool – one of the most annoying, ugliest dirtbags in the world of everything. Naturally, these guys got beef. But do you know what they have in common? A secret history of working together to pull con-jobs. That’s right, the grift is on as the Regeneratin’ Degenerate and the Ragin’ Cajun begrudgingly take on one last job together. Writers Ben Acker & Ben Blacker (THUNDERBOLTS, The Thrilling Adventure Hour) and artist Danilo Beyruth (GWENPOOL) lead us into the dirty underbelly of Deadpool and the squeaky-clean abs of Gambit!
Midtown Comics Downtown
64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038
Artist Liam Sharp appears at Escapist Comics on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 3:00 PM to sign the first issue of the DC Rebirth’s WONDER WOMAN!
Liam Sharp is a British artist, writer and publisher. He made his debut in the late 1980s drawing Judge Dredd for 2000ad. He later moved to Marvel UK, where he drew the best-selling Marvel UK title ever, Death’s Head II. Thereafter he began working mainly in the United States on books as diverse as the X-Men, the Hulk, Spider-Man, Venom, Man-Thing (for Marvel Comics), Superman, Batman, and The Possessed (for DC Comics and Wildstorm), Spawn: The Dark Ages (for Todd McFarlane and Image) and Red Sonja for Dynamite comics.
3090 Claremont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705
Josh Blaylock, K Lynn Smith, Sherard Jackson, and Hoyt Silva appear at Rick’s Comic City on Wednesday June 22nd from 4-7pm!
Rick’s Comic City
2710 Old Lebanon Rd, Ste 3, Nashville, TN 37214
Artist Adam Gorham (The Violent, Dead Drop, Zero) appears at 1811 Comics this Saturday June 25, 2016 from 2-6pm to sign books and draw sketches!
56 E Spring St, Buffalo, NY 14221
Join the San Diego Comic Art Gallery on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 7:00 PM for a LIVE recording of the About Last Night Podcast with co-hosts/comedians Adam Ray & Brad Williams plus special guest Kevin B. Eastman (co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) for a night of laughs, TMNT talk, and fun!
Seating will be first come, first serve so get there early!
$15 General Admission – Enjoy the show with refreshments served
$30 Premium Ticket (limit 15) – In addition to the show and refreshments, this gets you VIP seating in the front, first in line for the signing to follow, plus a San Diego Comic Art Gallery Exclusive TMNT print by Kevin Eastman
Limit to 5 items per guest for Kevin to sign.
San Diego Comic Art Gallery – Barracks 3 First Floor
2765 Truxtun Road, San Diego, CA 92106
GARDEN STATE COMIC FEST ANNOUNCES CONTESTS, PRIZES AND PANELS
The Garden State Comic Fest will be giving away (as contest prizes) a year of tickets to other great Comic Cons! Promoter, Sal Zurzolo says, “In addition to traditional cash prizes we are giving away something much more VALUABLE and you can you get one of these much sought after items the old fashioned way, by earning it when you win one of contests.”
“We know our fans love to attend conventions and to show our appreciation to the fans we added convention tickets to GS Comic Fest 2017 and a ‘Conventions for a Year Prize Package!’ The Garden State Cosplay Showdown costume contest Best in Show winner will receive tickets for 8 other northeast conventions and $500 to cover their tickets to any other shows they choose,” said Dave O’Hare, the show’s founder. Dave added, “Those with a talent for drawing can enter the Drawing Contest which will be judged by some of our very own guest artists.”
“If you can’t draw a stick figure, then our attendees can put their knowledge of superheroes to good use by entering the Superhero Trivia Contest and prove that their intellect is superior to all challengers,” said Sal.
“The GSCF Garden State Cosplay Showdown costume contest has 2 divisions, a kids contest for children under 16 and an adult division for those 16 and up,” Dave said.
In addition, Sal said, “We are thrilled to announce several panels including the Extreme Costumes, Thomas DePetrillo’s “How to Make Giant Cosplay (like the Hulkbuster)” and Vincent Zurzolo, who’s Metropolis Collectibles owns the most expensive comic in the world at $3.2 Million, on the “20 Gotcha’s on Buying Comics & Comic Book Art in 60 Minutes,’ and many more.”
The family friendly comic fest allows all children 11 and under Free Entry with a paying adult. There will be plenty of free parking for attendees. Tickets are available on-line now and will be available at the door while supplies last. For more information check out:
www.gardenstatecomicfest.com OR https://www.facebook.com/Gardenstatecomicfest OR https://twitter.com/GS_Comic_Fest
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|Join us once again for the “Biggest Little Con on the East Coast!” The Jersey Shore Comic Book show will be hosting a show at the Toms River Elks Lodge, 600 Washington Street, Toms River, NJ onSunday, July 17, 2016 from 10am to 4pm.
We will be featuring *Star* guests, Jim Krut from “Dawn of the Dead,” Sharon Lentz of the TV soap series “Dark Shadows,” Carolyn Seibert..the Zombie Queen herself and Corey Sosner. The 501st Legion, The NJGhostbusters, The Philly Avengers, JGDeadpool and MAC the cat!
There will be more than 20+ artists, writers and creators of comics, your chance to pick up some original artwork!
More than 40 vendors will be offering up comics from the golden age to present, as well as toys, non-sport cards, comic themed crafts, collectibles and so much more!!
Fun for the whole family!
Admission $5.00 Senior Citizens $3.00 Kids under 12 Free
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Darryl “DMC” McDaniels of the legendary hip-hop group Run-DMC appears at Heroes Convention this weekend to sign copies of his debut comic DMC from his own publishing company Darryl Makes Comics! DMC will also perform some of his hit songs live on Friday June 17th and participate in a panel on Saturday June 18th at 1:00 PM alongside comic creators Ed Piskor (Hip Hop Family Tree) and Sanford Greene (Marvel’s Power Man & Iron Fist) to discuss comics and Hip Hop.
Darryl “DMC” McDaniels is a legendary musician. For more than 30 years he’s been an undeniable influence on pop culture. He remains at the forefront of hip hop history. As a founding member of Run DMC, he is used to being an innovator. From being the first rap group to grace the cover of Rolling Stone to the first to appear on MTV, the Grammy nominated artist has changed music, culture, fashion and language. An Emmy Award winner for the VH1 documentary about his life changing discovery, DMC: My Adoption Journey he is the co-founder of the nonprofit, Felix Organization. DMC has been invited to the White House by President Obama to address youth groups on responsibility and he’s appeared before Congress in support of adoptees and foster children. A Rock N Roll Hall of Fame inductee as well as a celebrated author with his novel, King of Rock; Respect, Responsibility and My Life With Run-DMC he’s also a philanthropist. Even with this long lists of accomplishments and 30 million record sales later DMC is still releasing new music as he continues to create, inspire and motivate.
HEROES CONVENTION was founded in 1982 by Shelton Drum, owner of Charlotte’s Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find comics shop. Since then the convention has become famous for its comics-first and family-friendly atmosphere, where fans can mingle directly with professionals and exhibitors. Boasting an incredible guest list built mainly on reputation and goodwill, HeroesCon is known nationwide as a “must” on the summer schedule, drawing fans, exhibitors, and creators from all over the world to the Charlotte Convention Center.