CA – Dark Knight Returns Screening

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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment sets bi-coastal premieres of BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, PART 2 at The Paley Center for Media in New York, Los Angeles

Epic Conclusion to Screen on January 23 in NY & January 28 in LA; Media Invited to Red Carpet Interviews & Screenings; Limited Free Tickets Available to Fans on First Come, First Served Basis

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and The Paley Center for Media proudly present the bi-coastal premieres of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2, the epic conclusion to Frank Miller’s comic masterpiece and the next entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 Movies. The film will have its World Premiere in New York on January 23, 2013 and its West Coast Premiere in Los Angeles on January 28, 2013. Filmmakers and members of the voice cast will attend both events for red carpet media interviews and post-screening panel discussions.

On Wednesday, January 23, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 will screen at the Paley Center in New York City (25 West 52nd Street) with media interviews starting at 5:15 p.m. and screening commencing at 6:30 p.m. Following the screening, cast and filmmakers – led by eight-time Emmy Award winning dialogue/casting director Andrea Romano – will take part in a panel discussion of the film. Additional panelists will be announced as confirmed.

On Monday, January 28, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 will screen at the Paley Center in Los Angeles (465 North Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills) with media interviews starting at 5:30 p.m. and screening commencing at 7:00 p.m. A panel discussion will follow the screening featuring cast and filmmakers including executive producer Bruce Timm, director Jay Oliva, writer Bob Goodman and dialogue/casting director Andrea Romano. Additional participants will be announced as confirmed.

Media wishing to perform interviews and attend the premieres must RSVP via email to WHVRSVP@gmail.com.

A limited number of free tickets are available for the general public.

Fans wishing to receive free tickets to the New York event on September 20 must RSVP via email to DKReturns2NY@gmail.com.

Fans wishing to receive free tickets to the Los Angeles event on Sept. 24 must RSVP via email to DKReturns2LA@gmail.com.

The body of all fan RSVP emails MUST include the following:
• Name of the entrant
• A valid email address
• The name of the media outlet/website by which the entrant learned of the screening

Tickets to both events will be distributed on a “first come, first served” basis, and fans will be notified via email.

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2: With Gotham City back under his watchful eye, and accompanied by able sidekick Robin, Batman continues to battle crime – but his resurgence awakens a far worse evil at Arkham Asylum: The Joker. In the meantime, Superman has been dispatched by the President to halt Batman’s unsanctioned reign by whatever means necessary. Between the Joker’s diabolical scheme to drag Batman to the darkest levels of insanity, and the Man of Steel’s seemingly invincible physical presence, the Dark Knight must confront adversaries and allies simultaneously while maintaining the peace in Gotham City.

Primetime television stars Michael Emerson (Person of Interest, Lost) and Mark Valley (Human Target, Fringe) join the voice cast of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 as The Joker and Superman, respectively, and popular talk show host Conan O’Brien gives voice to animated talk show host Dave Endochrine. Fanboy favorite Peter Weller (RoboCop, Dexter) continues as Bruce Wayne/Batman, and he is once again accompanied by David Selby (The Social Network, Dark Shadows) as Commissioner Gordon, Ariel Winter (Modern Family) as Carrie/Robin, and Michael McKean (This is Spinal Tap) as Dr. Bartholomew Wolper. Also featured in the voice cast is Maria Canals-Barrrera (Wizards of Waverly Place) as new Commissioner Yindel, Paget Brewster (Criminal Minds) as Lana Lang, and Radio Hall of Fame member Michael Jackson as Alfred.

Produced by Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 will be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on January 29, 2013.

Paley Center for Media
465 North Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA

MN – Beautiful Creatures Signing

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Join Thomas Mann and Zoey Deutch, stars of the upcoming film Beautiful Creatures for a special appearance and autograph signing at the Rotunda of the Mall of America on Monday, January 21st at 5:30 pm. Beautiful Creatures is based on the best-selling young adult novel of the same name and tells the story of small town boy who meets a mysterious stranger and her family

Please click here for the Official Event Guidelines.

Mall of America
60 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425

NYC – Dark Knight Returns Screening

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Director Jay Oliva and Dialogue Director Andrea Romano host a screening of The Dark Knight Returns Part 2 at the Paley Center in Manhattan on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 6:30 pm!

Details at the link!

Paley Center for Media
25 West 52 Street, New York, NY 10019

MO – FoxTrot Signing

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FoxTrot creator Bill Amend appears at Barnes & Noble to discuss and sign copies of his work on Saturday January 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM. Come to see him demonstrate his technique and pick up a copy of his newest collection!

About FoxTrot:
FoxTrot is a comic strip centered around the chaotic Fox family with its three kids, two parents and a perpetually hungry pet iguana. While just about any topic is possible fodder, the humor in FoxTrot tends toward the geeky, with occasional forays into the super geeky. FoxTrot began its published life April 10, 1988 as a seven-day-a-week newspaper strip. It started with about 70 client papers and creeped up to about 1000 at its peak.

Barnes & Noble - Country Club Plaza
420 W 47th Street, Kansas City, MO 64112
816-753-1313

SF – An Afternoon with Pinky & The Brain

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Maurice LaMarche and Rob Paulsen appear at the Eureka Theatre on Sunday, January 27th at 2:00 pm!

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Narf! Join  beloved cartoon voice actors Rob Paulsen (Animaniacs, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Jimmy Neutron) and Maurice LaMarche (Futurama, Tiny Toon Adventures, The Real Ghostbusters) as they revisit two of their most endearing and popular characters – Pinky and The Brain! There will be script readings, conversation, Q&A (in and out of character) and much more as they do the same thing they do every day – try and take over the world!

Click the link for tickets ($20)

Presented by SF Sketchfest and the Cartoon Art Museum

Eureka Theatre
215 Jackson Street San Francisco, CA 94111
415-788-SHOW (7469)

 

The Fifth Assassin Signing Tour

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Author Brad Meltzer’s new book, The Fifth Assassin, is out today.  It’s about a serial killer who’s recreating the crimes of all the Presidential assassins, from John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald. You can read more at www.bradmeltzer.com/book/the-fifth-assassin.

SIGNING TOUR

New York City
Tuesday, January 15 – 7:00pm
Barnes & Noble
Union Square
33 East 17th Street

(And yes, in NY, Brad (with the help of John Hodgman) will be trying to break the Guinness Book World Record for “most decoder rings in one place,” so please bring friends.)

Washington, DC
Wednesday, January 16 – 7:00pm
Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Avenue, NW

McLean, VA
Thursday, January 17 – 7:00pm
Barnes & Noble – Tysons Corner Center
7851 L Tysons Corner Center

Coral Gables, FL
Friday, January 18 – 8:00pm
Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave

Boca Raton, FL
Saturday, January 19 – 7:30pm
Barnes & Noble
1400 Glades Road

Vero Beach, FL
Saturday, January 19 – 2:00pm
Vero Beach Book Center
2145 Indian River Boulevard

Scottsdale AZ
Monday, January 21 – 6:30pm
The Poisoned Pen
4014 N Goldwater Blvd

Boston (Brookline), MA
Tuesday, January 22 – 7:00pm
Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard Street

Philadelphia, PA
Wednesday, January 23 – 7:30pm
Free Library
1901 Vine Street

Highlands Ranch, CO
Thursday, January 24 –7:30pm
Tattered Cover
9315 Dorchester Street

Los Angeles, CA
Friday, January 25 – 7:00pm
Barnes & Noble at The Grove
189 The Grove Drive

SF – Futurama LIVE

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Good news! The cast and crew of Futurama will be live on-stage, performing scenes and screening freshly smuggled, world-premiere footage from the upcoming all-new 2013 season on Comedy Central on Saturday, January 26th at 1:00 pm. But wait, there’s more! Have a burning question that only a qualified professional Futurama cast member can answer? Try your luck at the cast Q&A, moderated by series Producer Lee Supercinski. Scheduled to appear are cast members Billy West (Fry, Zoidberg, Professor Farnsworth, Zapp Brannigan), John DiMaggio (Bender), Maurice LaMarche (Kif, Morbo, Lrrr), Lauren Tom (Amy Wong), and Phil LaMarr (Hermes Conrad).

Presented as part of SF Sketchfest

Cobb’s Comedy Club
915 Columbus Avenue San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 928-4320

TX – Mars Attacks Transformers Signing

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Artist Matt Frank signs at Austin Books & Comics on Wednesday, January 23rd from 4:00 to 7:00 pm!

Austin Books & Comics
5002 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751

SF – Nerdist Writers Panel

nwpMichael Chabon, Erik Larsen, Glen David Gold, and Joshua Davis join host Ben Blacker for a special edition of the Nerdist Writers Panel at Wired Magazine on Friday, January 25, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Click here for tickets ($30)

Press Release:

Join Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Chabon (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay; Telegraph Avenue), novelist Glen David Gold (Carter Beats the Devil; Sunnyside), comic book writer/artist/publisher Erik Larsen (Savage Dragon), and journalist and Wired contributing editor Joshua Davis (The Underdog) as they talk with moderator Ben Blacker (co-creator, The Thrilling Adventure Hour) about the process and business of writing.

Proceeds from the live panel benefit 826Valencia, the non-profit tutoring program founded by Dave Eggers.

The Nerdist Writers Panel series is an informal chat with professional writers about the process and business of writing. Covering TV, film, comic books, music, novels, and any other kind of writing about which you’d care to hear.

The Nerdist Writers Panel podcast is available via Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist network and is consistently a top TV/Film podcast on iTunes. Previous panelists have included Vince Gilligan (creator, Breaking Bad), Matthew Weiner (creator, Mad Men), Damon Lindelof (co-creator, Lost), Bob Odenkirk (co-creator, Mr. Show), and many, many more.

The Kitchen at Wired Magazine
520 3rd Street #305, San Francisco, CA 94107

ON – Gotham Central Comics Anniversary

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Gotham Central Comics celebrates their anniversary with guests J. Aaron Ong, Daniel Wong, Alvaro Cruz, Oliver Castaneda, Rico Valdes, Paul Limgenco, Gerard De La Costa, Kevin Briones, Vince Sunico, Joe Osei Bonsu and Dave Edwards on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 11:00am until 7:00pm.

RSVP on Facebook!

Gotham Central Comics
5170 Dixie Road Unit 102, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 1E3
Canada

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