PA – Mine! Anthology Signing + Q&A

Press Release:

Join Amalgam Comics on Saturday, February 24th at 1:00 PM where we’ll be hosting Mine! editors Joe Corallo and Molly Jackson along with contributors Dave Kelly (Tales of the Night Watchmen) and Mindy Newell (Wonder Woman, Catwoman) for a panel discussion and Q&A on Mine! followed by a signing.

Planned Parenthood, and the millions of people they help each year, need every bit of help they can get. Mine! is a comics anthology with the proceeds going to Planned Parenthood. Join Eisner, Harvey, Oscar, and Emmy award winning creators for stories about trailblazing women, civil rights leaders, a person’s first time going to a PP clinic, debunking myths about sex, STI screenings, HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, fantastical stories with superheroes, Greek mythology, and a future both with and without Planned Parenthood.

Proceeds from the book will be donated to Planned Parenthood and we will be accepting additional donations for Planned Parenthood as well.

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Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc.
2578 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 427-3300

Cyborg visits three Cities for Wizard World!

We are thrilled to announce that RAY FISHER (aka Cyborg) is headed to Cleveland, Portland, and Philly!

Ray Fisher is a stage and screen actor from New Jersey, most recently seen as Victor Stone (aka Cyborg) in Justice League and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Fisher’s theatre work includes his portrayal of Muhammed Ali in The New York Theatre Workshop’s Off-Broadway production of Will Power’s Fetch Clay, Make Man as well as stints with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and various regional theatres across the US.

Get your tickets here:
Cleveland: http://wizd.me/9k3g
Portland: http://wizd.me/93af
Philly: http://wizd.me/hq30

PA – The Blue Baron #1 Signing

Ron Frenz signs his new Sitcomics book, The Blue Baron #1, at Pittsburgh Comics on Wednesday January 31st at 4:00 PM!

Since 1776, The Blue Baron has defeated alien invaders, super-powered psychopaths and megalomaniacal mutants – but will he be able to conquer eighth grade?! Sitcomics™ proudly presents an action comedy about what happens when a 250 year old hero permanently switches bodies with a 13 year old zero!

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Pittsburgh Comics
113 East McMurray Rd, McMurray, PA 15317
(724) 941-5445

PA – Sideways/Death of Love Signing

Writer Justin Jordan appears on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Comics World in the Chambersburg Mall. Justin will be signing copies of two new books that come out this day. Sideways from DC Comics which he is co-writing with Dan Didio with art by Kenneth Rocafort & his newest creator owned book from Image, Death of Love. Plus we’ll have copies of some of his other books (while supplies last), including the Complete Luther Strode HC, Luther Strode single issues & trades (Image Comics), Spread (Image Comics), Savage Things (Vertigo), Monsters Unleashed (Marvel Comics), John Flood (Boom), Backways (Aftershock Comics) & more!

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Comics World
624 Chambersburg Mall, Chambersburg, PA 17202
(717) 264-9918

PA – DuckTales: Treasure Trove Signing

Writer Joe Caramagna will be at Barnes & Noble in the Willow Grove Shopping Center on Saturday, February 3rd at 1:00 PM for a DuckTales: Treasure Trove signing!

Barnes & Noble
102 Park Avenue Willow Grove, PA 19090
215-659-1001

Williamsport Comic Con (April 2018)

Convention Name
Williamsport Comic Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.williamsportcomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/22/2018
About This Convention
The second annual Williamsport Comic Con is coming in April 2018! Admission is still only $10 and kids 5 and under are FREE!

Check the website for guest list and con updates!

Venue Name and Address
Genetti Hotel & Suites
200 West Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
United States
Map It
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles
Guests
Please check website for guest updates!`

PA – DMC Signing

Press Release:

Amalgam Comics is humbled and excited to welcome hip-hop pioneer and Darryl Makes Comics publisher Darryl “DMC” McDaniels for a discussion & signing of his graphic novel series DMC on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 1:00 PM!

DJ Hvn Lee will provide the soundtrack of the day spinning classic Run DMC & Len Webb of Black Tribbles will moderate our discussion with DMC about all things comic & hip-hop.

Don’t miss your chance to meet a living legend!

Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, a pioneer, icon, and founding member of the legendary rap group RUN DMC, brought his love for comics full circle with the creation of his very own independent publishing house called Darryl Makes Comics.

Already a hero to his millions of fans around the world, DMC’s accomplishments read like a laundry list of musical and cultural accolades: Grammy nominated musician, Emmy winning life story, multi-platinum recording artist, 2009 Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame inductee and rap/rock pioneer who influenced music the first time he touched a mic.

But before co-founding Run-DMC, DMC grew up reading comics and developed a passion for them. “When I started with Run-DMC, I was a nervous little nerdy kid,” says DMC. “I didn’t want to get up in front of a crowd and rhyme; but what gave me confidence, out there on stage was pretending that I was the Hulk on the microphone.”

In 2014 DMC’s childhood passion came to fruition when he along with his Editor in Chief Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez and Senior Editor Riggs Morales teamed up with some prominent fixtures in the comic book world to craft his first 48 page graphic novel ; 100% authentic, unapologetic, indie, comic book, under the imprint, Darryl Makes Comics.

The comic, set in hip hop’s revolutionary era of the 80’s, features DMC as a superhero fighting for justice in an alternate universe. Wild Style-inspired graffiti covers every surface of this world as the true grit of pre-Giuliani New York is captured among the pages of this graphic novel.

FREE & open to the public. The discussion will begin promptly at 1pm. Books will be available for sale.

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Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc.
2578 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 427-3300

PA – Bingo Love Signing

Tee Franklin, the creator and writer of Bingo Love, appears at Amalgam Comics on Saturday, February 3rd at 2:00 PM for a discussion, Q&A and pre-release book signing! This is your chance to get the highly anticipated graphic novel BEFORE it’s official release on February 14th, not to mention getting to meet Tee in person!

ABOUT THE BOOK: When Hazel Johnson and Mari McCray met at church bingo in 1963, it was love at first sight. Forced apart by their families and society, Hazel and Mari both married young men and had families. Decades later, now in their mid-’60s, Hazel and Mari reunite again at a church bingo hall. Realizing their love for each other is still alive, what these grandmothers do next takes absolute strength and courage.

From TEE FRANKLIN (NAILBITER’s “THE OUTFIT,” Love is Love) and JENN ST-ONGE (Jem & The Misfits), BINGO LOVE is a touching story of love, family, and resiliency that spans over 60 years.

***BOOKS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE***

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Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc.
2578 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 427-3300

Philadelphia Comic-Con Announces Their First 2018 Show for January

Press Release:

We are more than pleased to announce our first show of the 2018 calendar year.

Come join us January 21st from 10 AM to 4 PM at the

Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
76 Industrial HIghway (Route 291)
Essington, PA 19029

Conveniently located between exits 8 and 9A off of I-95. Easy access from all bridges leading into New Jersey too. The SOLD OUT vendors area will be held in the spacious Presidential ballroom of the hotel. 4,500 feet of fun for the entire family. Dress up in cosplay or just your regular warm winter clothes. Extended forecast for that weekend shows a high of 50! Time to shake off the winter chill and cabin fever. Packed with Golden Age up to this months current comics. Also Funko Pop figures, gaming cards, artwork, graphic novels, non-sport cards, statues and a full plethora of comic related goodness.

God Hates Astronauts

Very special guest artist Ryan Browne is coming all the way from New York City to meet his fans (and make new ones). Very talented so I know he will be busy sketching all day. He has worked for Image Comics, IDW and Titan Comics.

Also joining us will be Ryan Douglas and Jay Taylor (head honcho of On The Square Comics).

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Can’t make this one? Well, we have many more coming throughout the year.

Our con after this date will be March 4th. Mark your calendars!

PA – Is This Guy For Real? Launch Party

Cartoonist Box Brown appears at the Lost Bar on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 8:00 PM to celebrate his latest graphic novel from First Second Books IS THIS GUY FOR REAL: THE UNBELIEVABLE ANDY KAUFMAN. Presented by Brave New Worlds.

About the book:
Comedian and performer Andy Kaufman’s resume was impressive – a popular role on the beloved sitcom Taxi, a high-profile stand-up career, and a surprisingly successful stint in professional wrestling. Although he was by all accounts a sensitive and thoughtful person, he’s ironically best remembered for his various contemptible personas, which were so committed and so convincing that all but his closest family and friends were completely taken in. Why would someone so gentle-natured and sensitive build an entire career seeking the hatred of his audience? What drives a performer to solicit that reaction? Graphic novelist Box Brown takes on the complex and often hilarious life of Andy Kaufman.

Box Brown is an Ignatz Award-winning cartoonist, illustrator, and comic publisher from Philadelphia. His book Andre the Giant: Life and Legend was released in 2014 and spent three weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list. His second graphic novel with publisher First Second is Tetris: The Games People Play. Brown launched the independent comics publishing house Retrofit Comics in 2011.

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Lost Bar
2442 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 739-4929

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