Boston Comic Con Returns in August 2014

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Boston Comic Con has announced its initial details for next year’s convention! Following the phenomenal success of the 2013 show, the 2014 convention will again be held in August at the Seaport World Trade Center on Boston’s historic waterfront. The promoters have added an additional day to the convention which is scheduled to run Friday August 8th till Sunday August 10th. Joining the festivities this year is an all-star list of comic creators including: Rafael Albuquerque, Tim Bradstreet, Amanda Conner, Mike Kunkel, Jorge Molina, Dustin Nguyen, Jimmy Palmiotti, Carlos Pacheco, Ramón Pérez, Esad Ribic, Gail Simone, Cat Staggs, and many more! Additionally, the first media guests have been announced: Torchwood’s Eve Myles and Spike himself, James Marsters! More will be added over the coming months so be sure to follow Boston Comic Con on Facebook and Twitter!

For the full guest list plus artist alley, exhibitor, and film fest registration please check out the Boston Comic Con website! Online ticket purchases are available at the link! Tell your friends!

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About Boston Comic Con:

The Boston Comic Con is a 100% independently run comic book show committed to bringing the biggest and best comic creators to New England. Run by fans for fans, Boston Comic Con is not affiliated with any other convention tour or corporate interests. Hosting over 120,000 square feet of vendors selling comic books, toys, posters, trading cards, and other pop culture memorabilia, this is a destination event for geeks of any stripe. Next year’s convention will be held Friday August 8th, Saturday August 9th and Sunday August 10th at the Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210. For more information please go to our website at www.bostoncomiccon.com and follow us on Twitter (@BostonComicCon) and Facebook!

MA – Amazing X-Men #1 Signing

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PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS POSTPONED TILL A LATER DATE (TBD).

Artist Ed McGuinness appears at Friendly Neighborhood Comics on Saturday November 16, 2013 from noon till 4:00 pm to celebrate the launch of his new book Amazing X-Men, featuring the return of the swashbuckling mutant Nightcrawler! Get a sneak peek of the first issue on Marvel.com! Ed is a prolific artist with credits on Deadpool, Incredible Hulk, Nova, Thundercats, Superman/Batman, and many more!

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Friendly Neighborhood Comics 
191 Mechanic Street (Route 140), Bellingham, MA 02019

CA – Forever Evil Signing

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Writer and Chief Creative Officer of DC Comics Geoff Johns appears at Beach Ball Comics on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm! He’ll be here to meet fans and sign the very first issue of this seven issue universe-wide series (featuring the art of David Finch!)

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Beach Ball Comics
3024 W Ball Rd Ste G, Anaheim, CA 92804

UK – Wolverine: Hunting Season Signing

pc081413PAUL CORNELL signs WOLVERINE: HUNTING SEASON at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Wednesday 14th August from 6 – 7pm.

Pay attention very closely: There’s a mystery here even Wolverine hasn’t sniffed out yet.

When Wolverine finds himself the bargaining chip in a hostage situation, he must make a decision that will follow him forever literally! How can a berserker fight what he can’t see? And how far will he go to assert his humanity in the face of the unknown? Guest-starring Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.! Then, Wolverine must track down a boy on a deadly rampage before he does the unthinkable! How will Logan defeat an enemy with no permanent body to slash and claw? And what does the Watcher have to do with all this?

Find out when superstars Paul Cornell (Captain Britain And MI13, Doctor Who, Action Comics) and Alan Davis (Avengers, Clandestine, Excalibur, Uncanny X-Men) take on the Wolverine!

Paul Cornell is a writer of SF/F in prose, television and comics. He’s written Wolverine for Marvel, Superman and Batman for DC, and is the creator of Saucer Country for Vertigo. His first urban fantasy novel, London Falling, is out from Tor.

Forbidden Planet London Megastore
179  Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR

CA – Action Comics/Vibe Launch Party

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Writers Scott Lobdell and Sterling Gates sign at Phat Collectibles on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm.

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Press Release:

Join us in celebrating Scott Lobdell’s take over of the entire Superman Universe. Scott will be here to sign your copy of Action Comics #22 and discuss all things Superman! Plus Sterling Gates has taken the reigns of JLA Vibe and he’ll tell you why Vibe may end up being the most important character in the new 52!

Phat Collectibles
1201 S. Euclid Street, Anaheim, CA 92804

CA – Free Comic Book Day 2013

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Marat Mychaels and Batt sign at Phat Collectibles on on Saturday May 4, 2013 for Free Comic Book Day!!

Phat Collectibles
1201 S. Euclid Street, Anaheim, CA 92804

FL – Action Comics Signing

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Tony S. Daniel
signs at Heroes Haven on Saturday May 25, 2013 from noon until 4:00 pm!

Press Release: 

Heroes’ Haven Comics is pleased to announce that DC COMICS artist TONY S. DANIEL will be making his ONLY South East appearance in 2013 at Heroes’ Haven in Tampa, FL. Exclusive prints from Tony S. Daniel will be available for sale (while quantities last) and there will be CGC Certification on site. Do not miss this great event!!
 
Tony S. Daniel is an American comic book penciler and writer. He is acclaimed for for his collaboration with writer Grant Morrison on Batman. Tony has pulled double duty over writing and art for a few of the Batman books now and was the writer and artist for the New 52 reboot of Detective Comics.
 
He was subsequently announced as the primary artist accompanying Andy Diggle on Action Comics, following Grant Morrison’s departure. However, after Diggle left the title with only one isssue completed, Daniel took on the scripting and art duties for the two following issues after which he too announced he would depart the series to work on a massive project for DC.
 
TONY S. DANIEL @ HEROES’ HAVEN
SATURDAY, MAY 25th
12:00pm to 4:00pm
 
If you want a unique art piece from TONY S. DANIEL is accepting commission requests prior to his visit, click here for more information.

Heroes Haven
4339 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618
813-269-8859

PA – FCBD: Action Comics Signing

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Artist Rags Morales signs at Encounter Comics from 1:00 am till 2:00 pm on Saturday May 4, 2013 for Free Comic Book Day!!

Encounter Comics
811 Union Blvd Allentown, PA 18109
(610) 774-9565

CA – Goonies Screening

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Director Richard Donner hosts a screening of The Goonies at 4:00 pm on Sunday May 5, 2013.  Get tickets ($11)

Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 466-3456

MD – FCBD: Superman Signing

md_fcbdAdam Kubert, Frank Cho, and Steve Conley sign at Cards Comics & Collectibles on Saturday May 4, 2013 for Free Comic Book Day!!

Press Release:

Free Comic Book Day 2013 is just around the corner and Cards, Comics & Collectibles – Baltimore’s Premiere Comic Book Store and the Official News Source of the Baltimore Comic-Con – is pulling out all of the stops for this year’s event! Everyone has been wondering what we were going to do and we’re finally ready to announce it! This is the one you’ve been waiting for!

The full-day event kicks off with an awesome line-up of creators appearing at the store! Adam Kubert, Frank Cho, and Steve Conley will be all signing and sketching at the store throughout the day.

Legendary Marvel and DC Comics artist Adam Kubert, whose most recent work includes Marvel’s Avengers vs. X-Men event and the recently launched Avengers series, will be signing and sketching from 12:00pm – 2:30pm, and again from 3:30pm – 6:00pm. He is the featured artist in DC’s Free Comic Book Day 2013 issue, Superman: The Last Son of Krypton #1.

The son of comics legend, Joe Kubert, Adam started his illustrious career in comics in 1993 drawing Wolverine for Marvel Comics. He was a mainstay at Marvel, working on such titles as X-Men, Ultimate X-Men, and Ultimate Fantastic Four, until 2005 when he signed an exclusive contract with DC Comics. While there, he served as artist on Action Comics, DC Universe: Last Will and Testament, and Batman and The Outsiders Special. In 2009, he returned to Marvel where he remains today.

Frank Cho’s body of work at Marvel includes such titles as New Avengers, Mighty Avengers, Shanna the She-Devil, New Ultimates, X-Men: Schism, and Avengers vs. X-Men. He is also well-known for his creator-owned series, Liberty Meadows, and his work on Jungle Girl for Dynamite Entertainment. Cho, who is currently writing and drawing Savage Wolverine, will be signing and sketching from 4:00pm – 6:00pm.

Award-winning designer, illustrator, and cartoonist Steve Conley has worked on such notable comics as Star Trek: Year Four (IDW), Michael Chabon’s Amazing Adventures of the Escapist (Dark Horse Comics), and JLA-Z (DC Comics). Conley, who is also the creator of Astounding Space Thrills and the all-ages series Bloop (www.bloopstree.com), will be signing and sketching all day.

In addition to the creator line-up, Baltimore’s Z104.3 will be setting up and broadcasting live at the store. Fans can sign up to win a pair of tickets to the Z104.3 screening of Iron Man 3 at the Rotunda Movie Theatre which will be drawn every 15 minutes! Carnival games and an all-ages obstacle course will also be set up for fans to win CDs, movie passes, and items from the movie!

Get your picture taken with Cosplay Girls courtesy of Comic Con Cuties and, as special treat for our fans, Bill Bateman’s Bistro will be set up and offering discounts to fans who come to the store!

“Free Comic Book Day has grown to become such an important event – not just for retailers, creators, and fans – but for the comics industry as a whole,” said Marc Nathan, owner of Cards, Comics & Collectibles. “We are delighted to have Adam, Frank, and Steve signing here, and are so excited for the events we’ll be hosting for the fans! With Z104.3, Bill Bateman’s, and the girls of Comic Con Cuties, this year is going to be our biggest yet!”

Join us on Saturday, May 4, 2013 as events kick off at 11:00am with store signings, $1 Modern back issues, photo ops with the Cosplay Girls of Comic Con Cuties, and, of course, FREE COMICS!

Cards, Comics & Collectibles is located at 100A Chartley Drive, Reisterstown, MD. For more information, please visit cardscomicscollectibles.com, our Facebook page, or call 410-526-7410.

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