PA – Saint Mick Signing

WWE Hall of Famer & New York Times Bestselling Author, MICK FOLEY, will sign and present his new book: Saint Mick: My Journey From Hardcore Legend to Santa’s Jolly Elf at the Moravian Book Shop on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6:00 PM.

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Moravian Book Shop
428 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 866-5481

PA – Tuskegee Heirs #2 Signing

Marcus Williams & Greg Burnham, the creative team behind the hit independent comic series Tuskegee Heirs, sign at Amalgam Comics on Saturday, October 28th as part of their Halloween Comic Fest celebration!

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

Scranton Comic Con (November 2017)

Convention Name
Scranton Comic Con
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/19/2017
About This Convention
Scranton Comic Con returns once again to the historical Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in Scranton, PA! This one day show will be held on Sunday November 19, 2017 from 10:00am – 4:00pm.

Tables are $75 for one 8′ table, $70 for two or more if PAID in full by October 19th. After October 19th, table rates will increase to $85 for one 8′ table and $80 for two or more. Please contact us at amwc75@hotmail.com for table reservations & additional information.

Venue Name and Address
Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel
700 Lackawanna Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503
United States
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Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles
Guests
Jody Fallon – Painter & Illustrator * Rob Robbins – Independent Comic Artist * Others To Be Announced

PA – Black Creative Team Signing + Q&A

Kwanza​ ​Osajyefo, Tim Smith 3, Jamal​ ​Igle, and Khary Randolph appear at Amalgam Comics on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 1:00 PM to present and sign the series BLACK.

Kwanza​ ​Osajyefo: Co-creator and the writer of BLACK – a comic that explores the question: what if only black people had superpowers? Kwanza’s career in sequential-art storytelling spans over a decade, including working as online editor at both Marvel and DC Comics. He began his career as an intern at Marvel Comics and worked his way up to digital editor. After leaving comics for a time, Kwanza returned to launch DC Comics’ first webcomics imprint, Zuda, and created the blueprints for the digital comics initiative. Kwanza prefers to write stories that draw from our human condition, centered around characters with various perspectives and backgrounds.

TIM SMITH 3 (A.K.A TS3): Designer and co-creator on Black. Tim has been working in the comic industry for over 15 years. Doing illustration work for Marvel, DC Comics, Archie, and many others to name a few.

Jamal​ ​Igle: Recipient of the 2011 Inkpot Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comic Art, Jamal Igle is the writer/artist/Creator of Molly Danger for Action Lab Entertainment. He’s penciled everything from indie faves to Marvel and DC hits.

Khary Randolph: He attended School of Visual Arts and graduated in 2000 with a BFA in Cartooning and Illustration. Since then, Khary has worked in the animation, advertising, and the comic book industry on properties such as Mosaic, Spider-Man, X-Men, Hellboy, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Boondocks, Teen Titans, and Robin War. He is currently working on an unannounced project for Skybound.

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

PA – House of Women Launch Party

Cartoonist Sophie Goldstein (The Oven) appears at the Toonseum on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7:00 PM for the release of her newest graphic novel House of Women, published by Fantagraphics Books.

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Toonseum
945 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 232-0199

PA – Gabrielle Union Signing

Actress Gabrielle Union appears at the Free Library of Philadelphia on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7:30 PM to present her new book We’re Going to Need More Wine.

Best known for leading roles in a variety of comedies, dramas, and action films such as The Brothers, Deliver Us from Eva, Bad Boys II, and 2016’s The Birth of a Nation, Gabrielle Union began her acting career in the 1990s in a string of successful television and film roles. An advocate for Susan G. Komen, Planned Parenthood, and survivors of violence, Union has been nominated for 11 BET Awards and eight NAACP Image Awards and has won one of each. We’re Going to Need More Wine is an intimate, urgent collection of essays about race, bullying, competition between women in Hollywood, and her own trauma as a victim of sexual assault.

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Free Library of Philadelphia – Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-686-5322

PA – An Evening with Ta-Nehisi Coates

Author Ta-Nehisi Coates appears at the Free Library of Philadelphia on Thursday, November 2nd at 7:30 PM to present his latest book We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy. Tickets available at the link…

Ta-Nehisi Coates won the 2015 National Book Award for Between the World and Me, a “searing meditation on what it means to be black in America today” (New York Times). Covering culture, politics, and social issues as a national correspondent for The Atlantic, he won the George K. Polk Award for his cover story “The Case for Reparations.” A Distinguished Writer in Residence at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, Coates is a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, among a string of other honors. We Were Eight Years in Power is a collection of new and previously published essays on the Obama presidency. Coates currently writes the Black Panther series for Marvel Comics.

*A pre-signed book comes with each ticket to the auditorium and simulcast.
You will collect your book as you enter the auditorium or simulcast.
There will not be a book signing at this event.

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Free Library of Philadelphia – Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-686-5322

PA – Steven Universe: Art & Origins Signing

Chris McDonnell appears at Amalgam Comics on Saturday, September 23rd at 1:00 PM to discuss and sign his new book, Steven Universe: Art & Origins!

This is the first book to take fans behind the scenes of the groundbreaking and boundlessly creative Cartoon Network animated series Steven Universe.

Bursting with concept art, production samples, early sketches, storyboards, and exclusive commentary, this lavishly illustrated companion book offers a meticulous written and visual history of the show, as well as an all-access tour of the creative team’s process. Steven Universe: Art & Origins reveals how creator Rebecca Sugar, the writers, the animators, and the voice actors work in tandem to bring this adventure-packed television series to life.

About the Author: Chris McDonnell has designed books on Ralph Bakshi, Bill Plympton, the Joker, Wonder Woman, and many more. He is a contributor to the Cartoon Brew animation blog. He creates animation for television programs that have included Lady Dynamite (Netflix), Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (Adult Swim), Portlandia (IFC), Comedy Bang! Bang! (IFC), and Yo Gabba Gabba! (Nickelodeon). McDonnell is also the author and designer of Adventure Time: The Art of Ooo. He lives in Philadelphia.

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Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc.
2578 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

PA – Encyclopedia of Black Comics Signing

Press Release:

Sheena C. Howard will kick-off her book signing tour and debut the Encyclopedia of Black Comics with fans, artists, writers and other comic enthusiasts at Amalgam Comics and Coffee House in Philadelphia on Tuesday, September 19th at 6:00 PM.

Be the first to grab an autographed copy of the Encyclopedia of Black Comics and celebrate the release of this seminal book!

The book features over 100 entries and exclusive artwork and footage in full color from the likes of: Brandon Easton, Aaron McGruder, Brumsic Brandon, Barbara Brandon-Croft, Joel Christian Gill, Dwayne McDuffie, Juliana Smith, Reginald Hudlin, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Morrie Turner, Ollie Harrington, George Herriman, Denys Cowan, Eric Battle, Jerry Craft, Jason Richardson AND MORE!

The book features a foreword written by Henry Louis Gates, world renowned literary critic, teacher, historian, filmmaker and public intellectual. It also features an afterword written by Chris Priest, legendary comic book writer, singer, songwriter, and musician.

Be prepared to get signatures of those featured in the book as the event is sure to bring out some of the subjects covered in the book as well.

A free raffle will be held and one lucky winner will receive a free copy of the Encyclopedia of Black Comics and a photo-op with the author.

Join, Sheena Howard, author of the Encyclopedia of Black Comics at Writers Block Rehab for the After Party. Network with other comic heads/writers/artists, meet the author and mingle with the best of the best!

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Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc.
2578 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

PA – Aftershock Comics Signing

Joe Pruett and Phil Hester sign at Fourcorners Comics on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 4:00 PM.

Aftershock Comics launched in 2015 and since then has introduced acclaimed comics like Animosity, Rough Riders, Shipwreck, Unholy Grail and Black Eyed Kids. Aftershock Comics is “a comic book company that combines the creative edge of an independent comic book publisher with the strengths and experience of a traditional powerhouse.”

Joe Pruett is the COO and Publisher at Aftershock. Joe is an Eisner and Harvey nominated writer and editor for his work on Negative Burn. He is known for his turn at Marvel on X-Men Unlimited, Wolverine, and Cable. Currently, Joe writes Black Eyed Kids at Aftershock.

Phil Hester started working on indie comics. Phil is best known as the artist for DC’s Swamp Thing and Kevin Smith’s Green Arrow. Over his long career, he has worked as both writer and artist on The Darkness, Wonder Woman, Ant-Man, Ultimate Marvel Team-Up, Nightwing, Invincible Universe, Batman Beyond, and The Flash: Season Zero. At Aftershock, Phil writes Blood Blister and is the artist for Shipwreck. A Phil Hester variant of Dark Ark #1 debuts on September 20th and will be available for the signing.

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Fourcorners Comics
42 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 334-2336

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