TX – Octopus Pie/Secret Coders Signing

Cartoonist Meredith Gran and Mike Holmes appear at Dragon’s Lair from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Thursday, July 13th.

Meredith Gran has ended her long-running, award-winning and groundbreaking webcomic Octopus Pie! To celebrate the print debut of the final volume from Image Comics, she’s touring the country this July. She’ll be in Chicago – so come out to meet her, get some books signed, and help say goodbye to this beloved comic strip. You can also tell her how much you liked her Adventure Time: Marceline and the Scream Queens series, too.

Also appearing is Mike Holmes, artist on the popular Secret Coders graphic novel series, and whose work includes Adventure Time, Bravest Warriors, Animal Crackers: Circus Mayhem and many more!

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Dragon’s Lair Austin
2438 West Anderson Lane, Suite B-1, Austin, TX 78757
(512) 454-2399

Infinicon (August 2017)

Infinicon 2017

Convention Name
Infinicon
Convention Website Address
http://www.Infinicon.net
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/11/2017
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/13/2017
About This Convention
Infinicon is a 3-day interactive convention August 11-13 in Dallas. Infinicon has something for everyone – Are you a Cosplayer? Do you sew? Win a Brother embroidery machine or Brother sewing serger in Friday’s costume tournament (not a drawing – a contest!) Celebrity and Industry Guests are coming to meet you for photo ops and autographs. Check out the expanded Art Show, and make your own creations in Infinicon’s Arts and Crafts room. The Slurred Nerd’s console room has open play and gaming features, including daily prize tournaments. Mad Raven Productions provide authentic selections of Steampunk costuming, workshops, and gaming! Fans of the JediCole Universe and the Rantcore Pit Podcast will enjoy game shows all weekend long. As always, contestants will be chosen from the audience..No convention would be complete without the Friday night Rocky Horror Picture Show, by “Los Bastardos” DFW’s premiere Shadowcast. (Leia’s the best!) We also feature a professional burlesque performance (free for all attendees aged 18+). Join CosPod the Cosplay Podcast for their headline Cosplay contest Saturday afternoon. Don’t miss Christopher Mihm’s award winning feature-length films paying homage to 1950s “drive-in cinema” era. Saturday he hosts a 14-hour film marathon of his works. (Convention attendees get in for free!).The Artemis Starship Bridge Simulator will be set up and “Quad Kings” will be hosting their Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament! Capture the entire convention by participating in the daily photo scavenger hunt. There are 200+ activities included at the k convention at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Addison.Full 3-day tickets start at $50 and parking is included! Book your discounted room, buy your badge, and get ready for fun at Infinicon, the interactive convention! August 11-13, 2017. Everyone is talking about Infinicon! www.Infinicon.net — still not sure? Check out the schedule https://infinicon2017.sched.com/mobile/#page:page-schedule
Venue Name and Address
Crowne Plaza Hotel in Addison
14315 Midway Road
Addison, TX 75001
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
60
Projected Attendance
1,700
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Science Fiction and Fantasy
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Collectibles
Guests
Derek Arnold, Karan Ashley, Felix Silla, Russ Adams, Christopher R. Mihm, Erica Muse

TX – The Street Angel Gang Signing

Jim Rugg (Afrodisiac, The Plain Janes) appears at Austin Books & Comics on Saturday, July 29th at 4:00 PM in celebration of the release of the hardcover collection of The Street Angel Gang.

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

TX – William Shatner Signing

Press Release:

Fiterman Sports proudly presents CAPTAIN KIRK, William Shatner, signing autographs and taking photos with fans on Saturday July 22nd, 2017 at 4:00 PM. Get your tickets now, as these are due to sell out!

TICKET PRICES:
$99 – Autograph on 1 item
$99 – Photo Opp with your own camera with Mr. Shatner
$169 – VIP….photo opp, 1 autograph, fast pass and 8×10 photo of Mr. Shatner (PRE-SALE ONLY) (ONLY 50 AVAILABLE)

There are service fees on each ticket purchased.
Unsigned merchandise will be available for sale at the event.

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Fiterman Sports Group
700 Baybrook Mall A103, Friendswood, Texas 77546
(832) 775-4504

TX – Worlds Collide Signing

Press Release:

Brazos Bookstore presents Chris Colfer (best known for his role as Kurt Hummel on Glee), reading from his new book THE LAND OF STORIES 6: WORLDS COLLIDE. This event takes place on Saturday July 22 at Hogg Middle School in the Houston Heights. This is a ticketed event. Doors open at 3:30pm and the reading begins at 4:00 PM.

Tickets are $19.99 plus tax to admit one person. Each ticket option comes with a hardcover copy of THE LAND OF STORIES 6: WORLDS COLLIDE. Tickets can be purchased at Brazos Bookstore, online at brazosbookstore.com, or by phone at 713-523-0701. Additional copies of WORLDS COLLIDE and Colfer’s other books will be available for purchase at the event.

Doors will open at 3:30pm; the reading begins at 4pm. Each ticket includes entry for one and one hardback copy of THE LAND OF STORIES 6: WORLDS COLLIDE. Books will be available for pickup upon entry at the venue.

Hogg Middle School
1100 Merrill St. Houston, TX 77009

Awesome Comic Book Collector Show (San Antonio, TX) (July 2017)

Awesome Collector Shows

Convention Name
Awesome Comic Book Collector Show – San Antonio, Texas
Convention Website Address
http://www.awesomecollectorshows.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
07/09/2017
About This Convention
San Antonio,Texas
Awesome Comic Book Collector Show
Sunday July 9,2017Holiday Inn  – North / Stone Oak
19280 Redland road
San Antonio, Texas 78259
(N. Hwy 281 @ Redland  / Just north of the Hwy 281 and Loop 1604 intersection)

Buy – Sell – Trade for your favorite vintage to modern comic books, original art and comic book related toys and collectibles.

Meet local small press comics (SPX) artists,writers,and publishers

Hours:10am – 4pm Admission:$5.00
(Kids 12 and under free with paying adult)

Bring your old comic books to the show. Dealers will be buying !

Win a $100 shopping spree!
Drawing at 3:30pm

Dealer Tables: (30 – 6ft. available)
Pre pay with paypal : $50.00 each per table
DEADLINE FOR PAYMENT IS 3:00PM THE WEDNESDAY BEFORE THE SHOW
$10.00 LATE FEE ADDED TO TABLES SOLD AFTER 3:00PM DEADLINE (IF AVAILABLE)
Call or e – mail today for availability !

For more info contact:
Awesome Collector Shows
Po Box 1796
Houston,Texas 77251
(832)306 – 0598
e-mail: info@awesomecollectorshows.com
website:http://www.awesomecollectorshows.com
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Venue Name and Address
Holiday Inn – North /Stone Oak
19280 Redland road
San Antonio, TX 78259
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
30
Projected Attendance
300
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles

Awesome Comic Book Collector Show (Houston, TX) (July 2017)

Awesome Collector Shows

Convention Name
Awesome Comic Book Collector Show – Houston (NORTH)
Convention Website Address
http://www.awesomecollectorshows.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
07/01/2017
About This Convention
Houston,Texas (NORTH IH – 45)
Awesome Comic Book Collector Show
Saturday July 1,2017Courtyard Marriott – North Houston / The Woodlands / Shenandoah
19255 David Memorial Dr
Shenandoah,Texas  77385
(from IH – 45 North exit 77 / Tamina road and follow service road to David Memorial road. Hotel is on the right side)

Buy – Sell – Trade for your favorite vintage to modern comic books, original art and comic book related toys and collectibles.

Meet local small press comics (SPX) artists,writers,and publishers

Hours:10am – 4pm Admission:$5.00
(Kids 12 and under free with paying adult)

Bring your old comic books to the show. Dealers will be buying !

Win a $100 shopping spree!
Drawing at 3:30pm

Dealer Tables: (30 – 6ft. available)
Pre pay with paypal : $50.00 each per table
DEADLINE FOR PAYMENT IS 3:00PM THE WEDNESDAY BEFORE THE SHOW
$10.00 LATE FEE ADDED TO TABLES SOLD AFTER 3:00PM DEADLINE (IF AVAILABLE)
Call or e – mail today for availability !

For more info contact:
Awesome Collector Shows
Houston,Texas
(832)306 -0598
e-mail: info@awesomecollectorshows.com
website:http://www.awesomecollectorshows.com
like us on facebook / awesome comic book collector show

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Venue Name and Address
Courtyard Marriott – North Houston/ The Woodlands / Shenandoah
19255 David Memorial drive
Shenandoah, TX 77385
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
30
Projected Attendance
300
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles

TX/OR – Heartthrob Signings

Celebrate the release of HEARTTHROB SEASON 2 across the country on Saturday, July 1st as writer Christopher Sebela (Dead Letters, Captain Marvel, Injustice) signs at Books With Pictures while artist Robert Wilson IV (Heartthrob, Bitch Planet, Like a Virus) signs at Red Pegasus Comics.

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Books with Pictures
1100 SE Division Street, Portland, Oregon 97202
(503) 498-8499

Red Pegasus Comics
208 W 8th St, Dallas, Texas 75208
(972) 413-8716

TX – Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body Signing

Author Roxane Gay appears to present her latest book at BookPeople on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM.

Roxane Gay is the author of the novel An Untamed State, which was a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Fiction; the essay collection Bad Feminist; and Ayiti, a multi-genre collection. She is at work on a memoir, Hunger, and a comic book in Marvel’s Black Panther series. Her writing has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2012the New York Timesthe Guardian, and many others. She is a recipient of the PEN Center USA Freedom to Write Award, among other honors. She splits her time between Indiana and Los Angeles. She can be found online at www.roxanegay.com and on Twitter @rgay.

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BookPeople
603 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
(512) 472-5050

TX – Kevin Hart Appearance

Press Release:

Books-A-Million presents actor and comedian Kevin Hart for the launch of his new book, I Can’t Make This Up, Saturday, June 10th beginning at 2:00 PM. Purchase your Eventbrite ticket here to pre-order your book and reserve a spot in line for the event. Only customers with Eventbrite tickets will receive a wristband on the event date. For more information please contact the Katy Mills Books-A-Million store (281) 644-2665.

Guidelines for fans:

We want all fans to have the best possible experience on the I CAN’T MAKE THIS UP tour. In the interest of time and to maximize the number of fans that Kevin can visit with, the following rules will be in effect for all I CAN’T MAKE THIS UP signings. We are putting these rules in place for the safety and enjoyment of everyone involved. Please respect each other and Kevin. We look forward to seeing you on tour!

  • Every fan must purchase a book from the Katy Books-A-Million store through Eventbrite to attend the event. You will receive an Eventbrite Confirmation ticket to present at the store at check-in. Only ticketed customers will be allowed to enter the event space during that time (no plus one). Each ticketholder will receive a wristband at entry and you will receive your pre-signed book as you exit the photo area. Limited space is available.
  • All books will be pre-signed by Kevin. No additional personalization is possible.
  • Every fan will have a professional photograph taken that is retrievable at kevinhartbook.photos No personal photographs with cell phones or digital cameras are allowed.
  • Tickets and pre-order books are non-refundable.
  • Please see below for additional Q&A.

Can I have merchandise signed?

  • Unfortunately due to time limitations, no additional merchandise can be signed.

Can I bring my friends?

  1. No, all those queuing MUST have a wristband. To avoid disappointment, we must stress that there will be no opportunity to meet Kevin for non-ticket holders.

What if I want or already have an additional copy of the book?

  • Unfortunately, everyone must buy their copy of I CAN’T MAKE THIS UP through Eventbrite to attend the Katy Mills Books-A-Million event to be allowed into the line. Purchases from other retailers will not be allowed in store.

Can I have my picture taken with Kevin?

  • At the event, a professional photographer will take your picture with Kevin. This photo will be available after the event at kevinhartbook.photos. No cell phone photos or personal photos outside of the professional photographer will be allowed in the interest of time. Furthermore, all attendees who come as a group will be allowed one photo per group.

If I cannot make the event on the day, can I have a book reserved and signed?

  • Unfortunately due to the unique nature of this event, we cannot reserve or have copies signed for those unable to attend on the day.

Can I bring a gift or letter for Kevin?

  • Sure, but it must be in clear packaging or totally unwrapped. The store will box all gifts for Kevin so he can appreciate them after the event.

Customers Under the age of 14

  • Please note that any customers under the age of 14 years old attending the signing MUST be accompanied by an adult. Our staff will assist you at entry during check-in.

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Books-A-Million
5000 Katy Mills Cir, Katy, Texas 77494
(281) 644-2665

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