TX – Punisher #1 Signing

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Writer Becky Cloonan (Gotham Academy, Killjoys, Southern Cross) appears at Austin Books & Comics on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 5:00 PM to sign PUNISHER #1!

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Austin Books & Comics
5002 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751
(512) 454-4197

Dallas Comic Show Returns Aug. 6-7

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Press Release:

The DALLAS COMIC SHOW returns to the Richardson Civic Center on August 6-7, 2016. We continue bringing the DFW area an affordable and family-friendly event featuring comic book creators, celebrity guests, anime, cosplayers and more. John Romita Jr. (ALL-STAR BATMAN) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca in the STAR WARS films) kick off the guest list with many more to come. Information will be updated on www.dallascomicshow.com as details are confirmed.

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Inaugural Dallas Comic Show Debuts April 23-24

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Press Release:

Dallas Comic Show is meant to be a nice throwback to the good old days of pop culture conventions, with affordable admission prices, a nice mix of guests from both the comic book and media realm, and carefully curated vendors offering high quality and licensed product.  There’s a strict “no fan art” policy for all artist alley tables, bringing back the purity of creator-owned product and original content for customers to check out.

Comic book guests include Bernie Wrightson (Swamp Thing), Brian Stelfreeze (Black Panther), Tony Harris (Star Wars: C-3PO), Brandon Peterson (Uncanny Inhumans), Cully Hamner (Red), Tony Bedard (Supergirl), Mark Verheiden (Netflix’s Daredevil writer/producer), Mark A. Nelson (Aliens), Michael Lark (Lazarus), James O’Barr (The Crow), Joe Eisma (Morning Glories) and more.

Media guests include Sam Jones (Flash Gordon), Jamie Kennedy (Scream 1-3), Sean Patrick Flanery (Boondock Saints), Billy West (Futurama and Ren & Stimpy), Samantha Newark (Jem), Judith Hoag (TMNT’s April O’Neil), Taimak (The Last Dragon) and Dragon Ball Z voices Chris Rager and Josh Martin.

Special events include:
  • World premiere signing of Dark Horse’s ALIENS 30th Anniversary hardcover with writer Mark Verheiden and artist Mark A. Nelson.
  • Brian Stelfreeze and Tony Harris make their first signing appearances since the release of Marvel’s super hot Black Panther #1 and Star Wars: C-3PO.
  • Special film screenings with guest Q&As on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night at the Alamo Drafthouse in Richardson, TX.

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This is a fun family event for all ages, Q&A panels all weekend, and costume contest Saturday night.  All the info can be found at www.dallascomicshow.com

TX – Captain Underpants Signing

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Dav Pilkey appears on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 11:00 AM to discuss and sign his novels for kids, including his CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS series. As a special treat, attendees can have a photo op with Captain Underpants!

Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Dav Pilkey for book personalization, please purchase a CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS book from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event.

Time permitting, Mr. Pilkey will sign up to 3 additional copies of his books per customer. He will not personalize books, but will draw a picture in one book per customer.

About the Author:
DAV PILKEY is the creator of many acclaimed children’s books, including Dogzilla, Kat Kong, god bless the gargoyles, and the bestselling Captain Underpants and Ricky Ricotta series. His picture book The Paperboy received a Caldecott Honor. He lives in the Pacific Northwest. Visit him at www.pilkey.com.

Outreach Center of West Houston
725 Bateswood, Houston, TX 77079

TX – The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye Signing

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Cartoonist Sonny Liew (Malinky Robot, Doctor Fate) appears at McDermott Library on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM to speak about his new graphic novel “The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye”. There will copies available to purchase and Sonny will be available for signings after the presentation.

Free tickets available at the link.

University of Texas at Dallas – McDermott Library
800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080

TX – Gene Luen Yang Signing

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Cartoonist Gene Luen Yang appears at the Bedrock City Comic Co. on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 9:00 PM! Gene has written acclaimed graphic novels such as American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, The Shadow Hero, Secret Coders, Dark Horse’s Avatar: The Last Airbender comics series, DC’s Superman, and more. Gene is also the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature as appointed by the Library of Congress.

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Bedrock City Comic Co.
4602 Washington Ave, Houston, Texas 77007
(713) 862-0100

TX – Triple Creators Signing

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Comic creators Amy Chu, Alitha Martinez, and David Walker sign at Bedrock City Comic Co. on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 5:00 PM!

Chu writes comics for DC, Marvel, IDW, Valiant, Alpha Girl Comics. (Poison Ivy, Deadpool, Infinite Ant-Man, and X-Files)

Walker is best known for his work on Cyborg, Shaft and Power Man & Iron Fist.

Martinez has drawn for Marvel, DC, & Vertigo. (Batgirl & Iron Man)

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Bedrock City Comic Co.
6516 Westheimer, Suite D, Houston, TX 77057
(713) 780-0675

TX – An Evening w/ Kevin Smith

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Writer/director Kevin Smith appears at the Paramount Theatre on Friday, April 22 at 11:59 PM!

A writer, comedian, podcaster, and film director, KEVIN SMITH has written and directed numerous films, including Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back, Red State, Tusk, and Yoga Hosers; Creator of AMC’s Comic Book Men; authored Silent Bob Speaks, Shootin’ the Sh*t with Kevin Smith, My Boring-Ass Life and Tough Sh*t: Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good. He can be heard daily at Smodcast.com, a vast network of podcasts.

An Evening with Kevin Smith is a chance to get up close and personal with the man who brought the world these films.

Get tickets at the link!

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Paramount Theatre
713 Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 472-2901

TX – Armada Signing

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Author Ernest Cline (Ready Player One) returns to Austin Books & Comics to sign the new paperback edition of his latest novel, Armada! The writer will be joining us on Saturday, April 23rd from Noon to 3:00 PM, and he’ll be bringing along his tricked-out DeLorean, Ecto-88!

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Austin Books & Comics
5002 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751
(512) 454-4197

North Texas Comic Book Show (April 2016)

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Convention Name
North Texas Comic Book Show w/ Hester, Nitz, Kramer, Lee & Peeples
Convention Website Address
http://www.comicbooksdallas.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/30/2016
About This Convention
The next North Texas Comic Book Show will be held in Dallas on Saturday April 30th, 2016. Special guests for this event include Green Arrow artist PHIL HESTER, Deadpool artist ALVIN LEE, Wonder Woman artist DON KRAMER, El Diablo co-creator JAI NITZ, and Gold Key Alliance artist BRENT PEEPLES. There will also be a special appearance by students from the Booker T. Washington School for the Visual & Performing Arts who will be rolling out the first high school produced comic book. Featured cosplay guest at the event will be SCHMALL COSPLAY. Tickets are just $10 at the door with kids 11 and under getting in free. Show hours 9:30 – 5 with a special after hours event from 5 pm – 10 pm. More info on our website.
Venue Name and Address
Doubletree Hotel Dallas Market Center
2015 Market Center Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75207
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
78
Projected Attendance
700
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Collectibles
Guests
Jai Nitz, Alvin Lee, Don Kramer, Phil Hester, Brent Peeples, Schmall Cosplay, Booker T students

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