Mark Siegel debuts his new graphic novel Sailor Twain with several signings across the Northeast.
September 23, 2012 - 1:00 PM
Brooklyn Book Festival!
BROOKLYN BOROUGH HALL
209 JORALEMON STREET
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK
“Make Believe” panel with Derek Kirk Kim,
Becky Cloonan and moderated by Ellen Kushner.
St Francis Screening Room
180 Remsen Street
& other events!
Tuesday October 2
SAILOR TWAIN BOOK RELEASE!
Posman Books Chelsea Market
75 9th Avenue, New York NY 10011
Friday October 5th 5:30 PM
SAILOR TWAIN SAIL ABOARD CLEARWATER
Food and wine and the Hudson River! Departs at 5:30 PM from the 79th Street Boat Basin, NEW YORK Reception continues after the sail, at the dock.
Reserve your spot now! Limited Space!
Saturday October 6th 7:00 PM
THE MARK TWAIN HOUSE Sailor Twain Special Author Presentation
351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CONNECTICUT
Sunday October 7th 4:00 PM
Books and Books Westhampton
130 Main Street Westhampton Beach, NEW YORK
Tuesday October 9th 7:00 PM
Porter Square Books
25 White Street Cambridge, MASSACHUSETTS
Wednesday October 10th 12-1:30 PM
Bank Square Books
53 West Main Street Mystic, CT
Thursday October 11th 3:00 -5:00 PM
THE CENTER FOR CARTOON STUDIES
94 South Main Street, White River Junction, VERMONT
Thursday October 11th 7:00 PM
The Norwich Bookstore
291 Main Street, Norwich, VERMONT
NEW YORK COMIC CON: First Second Booth #1214
Steampunk 101 Panel 9:00 – 10:00 PM LATE NIGHT Room 1A06
From Concept to Comic
NYCC Stage 11:00 – 12:00pm
The Unbound Stage 12:45 – 1:45pm – Author Autographing Table 5
Comics Quickfire 5:15 – 6:15pm NYCC / Variant Stage
Live-drawing game run by Dave Roman
SUNDAY: 11:30 – 12:30PM – Author Signing First Second Booth #1214
Monday October 15th 7:00 PM
279 Harvard St. Brookline, MASSACHUSETTS
Tuesday October 16th 6:00 PM
16 S Main St. Doylestown, PENNSYLVANIA
Wednesday October 17th 7:00 PM
The Village Bookstore
10 Washington Avenue Pleasantville, NEW YORK
Thursday October 18th 7:00 PM
Oblong Books & Music
6422 Montgomery Street Rhinebeck, NEW YORK
Friday October 19th 7:00 PM
Books on the Square
471 Angell Street Providence, RHODE ISLAND
Saturday October 20th 1:00 PM
Chester County Book & Music Company
975 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PENNSYLVANIA
Tuesday October 23rd 7:00 PM
10 Langley Road/ Newton Centre Newton, MASSACHUSETTS
Thursday October 25th 6:30 PM
“SECRETS & MYSTERIES OF THE RIVER HUDSON” THE NYPL SAILOR TWAIN EXHIBIT!
The New York Public Library, Old Maps Division Exhibit opening and special author presentation at 6:30
RECEPTION/DRINKS to follow
The New York Public Library
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NEW YORK
Saturday October 27th 12:00-3:00PM
Friendly Neighborhood Comics
191 Mechanic Street/Route 140, Bellingham, MASSACHUSETTS
Tuesday October 30th 7:00 PM
126 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NEW YORK
Artist Rick Leonardi signs at Barnes & Noble on Saturday October 6, 2012 at 2:00 PM for Star Wars Reads Day!
Barnes & Noble
Main Street at Exton, 301 Main Street, Exton, PA 19341
Carolyn Belefski, Joe Carabeo, Rafer Roberts, Michael Cowgill, Charles Fetherolf, Kevin Rechin, Jason Rodriguez and Matt Dembicki sign at Locust Moon Comics on Saturday September 22, 2012 at 5:00pm.
Locust Moon Comics and Movies
34 South 40th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Ack Ack, The Philly Non-Sports Card Show Returns!
We’re Celebrating 50 Years of Mars Attacks
Harrisburg, PA – October 1, 2012 – The 57th Philly Non-Sports Card Show will take place October 20 and 21 (Saturday and Sunday) at the Merchants Square Mall in Allentown, PA (1901 S 12th Street, Allentown, PA 18103). The Philly Non-Sports Card Show is the premier event for non-sport and entertainment card collectors and has been running continuously since the 1980s.
To coincide with the 50th Anniversary of Mars Attacks, a seminal trading card series, and the recent release of Topps’ Mars Attacks Heritage trading cards, the show will have a Mars Attacks theme. Show goers will be treated to an exclusive Topps Mars Attacks promotional card, several Mars Attacks inspired self-produced Philly Show cards, Mars Attacks prizes, and more. Collectors are encouraged to wear their best alien gear.
As always, collectors will find dealers selling a diverse array of trading cards depicting everything from Garbage Pail Kids to The Walking Dead. Many trading card manufacturers will be exhibiting including Breygent Marketing, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Monsterwax, Non-Sport Update, Rittenhouse Archives, shopTopps, SideKick, Topps, and others
Several artists will also be exhibiting, most of whom have worked on Mars Attacks cards in the past. Those artists include: Doug Cowan, Ted Dastick Jr., Brian Kong, Ed Repka, and Sara Richard.
A special gathering for NSU Card Talk forum members and guests will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, the show’s host hotel (advance registration is required). In keeping with the Mars Attacks theme, Topps’ Licensing Manager will speak about where the license is heading.
Admission to the Philly Non-Sports Card Show is just $6 daily. A two-day pass may be purchased for $10. Show hours are Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, 10 AM to 3 PM.
Complete show details can be found on Non-Sport Update’s website at: phillynon-sportscardshow.com
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Raina Telgemeier signs at Children’s Book World on Monday September 24, 2012 at 4:30pm.
Children’s Book World
17 Haverford Station Road, Haverford, PA 19041
Artist Tod Allen Smith and actor Wayne Zero appear at Way Cool Comics on Saturday, September 1, 2012 starting at Noon.
Way Cool Comics
517 Washington Street, Huntingdon, PA, 16622
Mike Hawthorne, Dirk Shearer, Duane Swierczynski, Brian Keene and J.F. Gonzalez appear on Saturday, August 18th at Comix Connection in Mechanicsburg from Noon to 2PM! All food and drink is FREE, but they will accept cash donations for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank if you are so inclined! They will also have a donation barrel set up all week for canned goods and other staples to help Central Pennsylvanians in these grim economic times.
As a special incentive to get you off the sofa and into their parking lot, Comix Connection will also have a giant sale on all back issues in the bins… they will be a measly ONE DOLLAR EACH, so fill your belly and your wantlist at the same time!
Mechanicsburg Artworks Building, Carlisle Pike 6200 Carlisle Pike, Suite C Mechanicsburg, PA 17050 Phone: 717-591-2727
It is the return of the Philadelphia Comic-Con on Sunday August 19th. This comic book convention is held at the Ramada Philadelphia Airport located at 76 Industrial Highway (Route 291) in Essington, PA 19029. The hotel is conveniently located between exits 8 and 9A off of I-95. It is also close to I-76,I-476 and most bridges from New Jersey. Show hours are 10 AM to 4 PM. Admission is only $3 per person. Students of any age are admitted free with a current id. Parking is also free on premises. For those of you that do not drive Septa Bus Route 37 stops directly in front of the hotel.
It is quite a site to behold with 60+ tables at the show in the 4,500 square foot ballroom of the hotel. Dealers from 6 states setup there selling, buying and even trading with collectors. Thousands and thousands of comic books from the 1940′s to present day will be for sale at the show. Also available will be collecting supplies, graphic novels, action figures, statues, non-sportcards, dvd’s and original artwork. The show has become a fan favorite for years with people travelling up to 3 hours one way just to shop at the show.
Special guest artist this month is legendary Marvel artist Herb Trimpe. One of the most iconic Marvel characters (and fan favorite) is Wolverine. Herb created this character during his stint on the Incredible Hulk series in the 1970’s. Herb had also worked on other Marvel characters and will be available during show hours to create a sketch of your favorite character.
Any questions about the convention can be sent to email@example.com or we can be reached by phone at 856-217-5737. Fans can also check us out on the web at www.philadelphiacomic-con.com. Or on Facebook at facebook.com/comicbookshows.
GACC ANNOUNCES PANEL AND EVENT SCHEDULE FOR AUGUST 4-5TH SUMMER MEGA SHOW!
Star Wars actors Jeremy Bulloch and Dickey Beer, Kung Fu legend Jim Kelly, former Power Ranger Jason David Frank, and comics legend Joe Kubert are just some of the great guests attendees can see during panels at The Great Allentown Comic Con’s SUMMER MEGA SHOW event in August!
The Great Allentown Comic Con presents the 2012 SUMMER MEGA SHOW Panel schedule, and a packed show room with 100 tables of artists and dealers, this show is the largest “little con” in eastern PA. All panels will run approximately 1 hour, and many will include multimedia presentations and interactions with attendees as well as prizes! In addition to the panels below attendees can still expect Door Prizes at 11:30, 2:45 and 5pm both days.
Show Schedule: Saturday
10:00 AM – Show Opens!
11:30 AM – Joe Kubert Draws! (Panel Room 1)
Have you ever wished you could attend The Joe Kubert School of Cartooning and Design? Well now is your chance! Join legendary artist and creator Joe Kubert during a panel that is sure to amaze! Added Bonus – enter to win the original artwork that Joe creates and help support children’s cancer charity The Tomorrow’s Children’s Fund.
11:30 AM – Webcomics Panel (Panel Room 2)
Join Webcomics Alliance members Dawn Griffin and Chris Flick, as well as other great web comic artists, as they discuss just what goes into creating a successful online webcomic.
11:30 AM – Door Prize announced
1:30 PM – Mandalorian Mercs Star Wars Trivia Contest! (Panel Room 1)
Do you know how many parsecs it took the Millennium Falcon to finish the Kessel Run? How many meters long is a womp rat?….What is a womp rat anyway? If you can answer these questions than be sure to come to this Trivia contest…and Win some great prizes!
1:30 PM – Kung Fu Legends Panel (Panel Room 2)
Join Enter The Dragon star Jim Kelly, and renowned film author Ric Meyers as they discuss the history of Kung Fu films in America. Learn the untold stories about the creation of iconic characters and the influence on Pop Culture over the last few decades!
2:45 PM – Door Prize announced
3:00 PM – Costume Contest! (Panel Room 1)
This one is easy…show up in a costume! Just think…Halloween could come twice this year! Did we mention that anyone in costume gets $2 off admission at the door? Hosted and Judged by Retro Con’s very own “Baroness” Rosemary Ward and Tony R. Tuski!
3:30 PM – Pretending to be on TV with Glen Tickle Panel (Panel Room 2)
Comedian Glen Tickle hosts a “late night” style show with attitude. Glen will interview and get to the bottom of this whole “Comic Con” thing.
4:00 PM How to “shoot” a Movie without getting Shot! (Panel Room 1) Filmmaker Chris R. Notarile gives tips on how to cost effectively “shoot” a movie in a major city without being shot yourself or being incarcerated.
5:00 PM – Door Prize announced
6:00 PM – Showroom Closes
8:30 PM AFTERPARTY! at on AMF Parkway Lanes in Allentown, (sponsored by HIGH EVOLUTION STUDIOS!)
Show Schedule: Sunday
10:00 AM – Show Opens!
11:30 AM – JK Woodward (Panel Room 1)
Join the artist behind Fallen Angel, and IDW’s current Doctor Who series. Learn just what goes into the creative process for JK Woodward one of the comic industries most talented artists and the creator of our booklet cover!
11:30 AM – How to Draw Disney Panel (Panel Room 2)
Former Disney Animator Terry Naughton has influenced and worked on many of the classic Disney films of the last 3 decades. Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, and Beauty and the Beast are just a few of the things he has done. Currently he has done the artwork for Peter and Angie Mayhew’s children’s novels and has his own book out “The Art of Terry Naughton”
11:30 AM – Door Prize announced
1:00 PM – Star Wars Boba Fett Fest! (Panel Room 1) Join Jeremy Bulloch and Dickey Beer as they discuss working in one of the most iconic and celebrated franchises in history…and what it means to be the best Bounty Hunter in the Galaxy. With some great stories, and possible spoilers? On upcoming events…this is a can’t miss panel for true fans of Star Wars!
1:00 PM – TRON! (Panel Room 2)
Meet TRON and Caddyshack Actress Cindy Morgan as she talks about being part of two film classics!
1:00 PM Mighty Morphin’ Time! (Panel Room 3)- Join Jason David Frank (aka Tommy Oliver) as he performs some signature moves and demonstrates just what it takes to be a Power Ranger! Being hosted by Danzan Ryu studio on the second floor, be sure to say hello to Sensei Steve Huegel and his students who have volunteered to assist Jason!
2:45 PM – Door Prize announced
3:00 PM – Kubert School Panel (Panel Room 1)
Join Kubert School instructors and past alums as they discuss “The Kubert Way” and just how the school helps artists improve their talents.
3:00 PM – Captain Action Panel (Panel Room 2)
Join artist Matt Triano as he discusses working on one of the hottest retro properties around…Captain Action’s Action Boy!
3:00 PM – Thor Statue Bust Winner Announced
4:30 PM – Door Prizes & Raffle Winners! – Be sure to make it back into the main showroom where the Charity artwork winner will be drawn, and the final group of door prizes for the day will be given out…Busts, Trades, Comics and Toys…what will you win?
5:00 PM – Show Close…see you in November!
*All times are approximate, and may change at last minute.
About The Great Allentown Comic Con! – The Only Comic, Sci-Fi and Pop-Culture Convention in the Lehigh Valley. Founded in 2010, by Riverside Comics; The Great Allentown Comic Con (GACC) is already one of the fastest growing Fan-focused events in the comics industry. Currently located in the 10,000 sq ft Showroom of the Merchants Square Mall in Allentown PA, the GACC is dedicated to producing celebrations of comics and popular culture by providing unique access to talented artists and a family-friendly experience for fans. The show motto “Get UR Geek On!” represents in part the recognition of the diverse and unique nature of our fans, and our commitment to providing events where they can come express themselves freely.