IL – Jar Jar Wars Signing

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Local author and Star Wars parodist Paul Erickson appears at Defiant Comics on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 7:00 PM to celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and sign copies of Jar Jar Wars.

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Defiant Comics
7234 Madison Street, Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 771-3339

IL – Alabaster Signing


Daniel Warren Johnson, artist of “Ghost Fleet” and “S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary: Quake,” appears at Defiant Comics on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at noon to sign the first issue of his newest artistic endeavor, ALABASTER: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE BIRD from Dark Horse Comics and novelist Caitlin R. Kiernan!

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Defiant Comics
7234 Madison Street, Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 771-3339

IL – Albert the Alien Vol. 2 Launch Party


Writer/creator Trevor Mueller, Artist/creator Gabriel “GABO” Bautista, and guest artists Ali Cantarella, Ashley Erickson, and Kevin Harrell appear at Defiant Comics on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 10:00 AM to sign volume 2 of their webcomic ALBERT THE ALIEN!

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Defiant Comics
7234 Madison Street, Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 771-3339

IL – Old Wounds TP Signing

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Russell Lissau appears at Defiant Comics on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at noon to sign the now-collected miniseries, OLD WOUNDS!

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Defiant Comics
7234 Madison Street, Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 771-3339

Metropolis Comic Con (January 2016)

Metro Comic Con

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Metropolis Comic Con
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Metropolis Illinois the home of Superman …
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Metro Comic con
103 Front st
Metropolis, il 62960
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IL – Dark Knight III Signings


Press Release:

Writer Brian Azzarello (Wonder Woman, 100 Bullets) will be signing copies of DARK KNIGHT III: The Master Race #1 when it’s released on Wednesday November 25th at a special tour of three Graham Crackers Comics Chicagoland locations! LOOP from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM; LAKEVIEW from 1:30 – 3:30PM; and EDGEWATER from 4:00 – 6:00 PM!

Dark Knight III #1 variant cover artist Jill Thompson (Beasts of Burden, Scary Godmother) will also be on hand to sign copies of her 1 in 10 incentive copy (of which we will have copies available).

Signing begins at 10:30 am and ends at 6pm, working their way through 3 locations.  There’s an open time that should fit everyone’s schedule for this special occasion!

Graham Crackers Comics – CHICAGO LOOP
77 E. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602

5443 N Broadway Street, Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 665-2010

5443 N Broadway Street, Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 561-5010

IL – Judah Friedlander Signs


Comedian Judah Friedlander (30 Rock, Wet Hot American Summer, American Splendor) appears at Anderson’s Bookshop on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 7:00 PM to sign his new book of cartoons!

This in-store event is free and open to the public. To join the signing line, please purchase the author’s latest book, If the Raindrops United from Anderson’s. To purchase your book, please call the Anderson’s Naperville location at (630) 355-2665 or order the book online at

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Anderson’s Bookshop
123 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 355-2665

IL – E for Extinction Signing


Artist Ramon Villalobos appears at Challengers on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm to sign copies of both E FOR EXTINCTION and the ODD SCHNOZZ AND THE ODD SQUAD graphic novel!

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Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 278-0155

IL – Bill Nye the Science Guy Signs


Bill Nye appears on Wednesday November 11, 2015 at 1:00 PM. Everybody’s favorite “Science Guy” is coming for a book signing. All are welcome to attend. Books must be purchased at Barnes & Noble Old Orchard to receive a line ticket. Check this page or go to our website for more details. They will be posted as they become available.

About this author:
Bill Nye is a scientist, engineer, comedian, and inventor. He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University where he studied under Carl Sagan, and worked on the 747 as an engineer at Boeing before creating and hosting his much-loved Emmy award-winning PBS/Discovery Channel show “Bill Nye the Science Guy.” He holds three Honorary Doctorate degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Goucher College, and Johns Hopkins, and teaches at Cornell regularly as a visiting professor.

Barnes & Noble
55 Old Orchard Center Skokie, IL 60077

IL – Riled Up Signing


Local creator Pete Hassett appears at Defiant Comics on Saturday, October 31, 2015 as part of their Halloween ComicFest celebration to sign his self-published, Halloween-themed, kid-friendly comic book, “RILED UP!”

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Defiant Comics
7234 Madison Street, Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 771-3339

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