Beverly Comic Con Returns on April 2nd

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The third annual Beverly Comic Con will be hosted at Porter Mills on Saturday, April 2nd from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM!

Free to the public and jam packed with local comic creators and unique vendors. Original art, posters, prints, handmade collectibles, t-shirts, graphic novels and of course comic books, will all be on hand for this one of a kind event.

Live music, art, performances and magic!

Special guests include DJ7L & MC Esoteric of CZARFACE, Robert Gill of Batgirl, Transformers, XO-Manowar, Andrew MacLean of Head Lopper and Apocalyptigirl, and SCARECROWOVEN of MTV, Mondo and Lion Forge Comics.

Alongside our partners at Wicked Art Bar, Porter Mills, Montserrat College of Art, and the newly formed Beverly Arts District, we bring you a fantastic day of comics, art & pop culture!

Plenty of parking across the street & super kid friendly.
Free admission
Doors open at 10am
Brought to you by Tryptic Press and States of Terror Vol. 2

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Studios at Porter Mill
95 Rantoul Street, Beverly, MA 01915

MA – Two Redheads & A Dead Blonde Signing

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Join writer Lloyd L. Corricelli and artist Alex Cormack at Larry’s Comics on Saturday October 31, 2015 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM as they celebrate the release of the graphic novel adaptation of “Two Redheads & A Dead Blonde” with a book signing.

**JUST ADDED** States of Terror cover artist Adam Miller will be here to sign copies 10a-2p

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Larry’s Comics
68 Lakeview Avenue, Lowell, MA 01850
(978) 459-5323

MA – States of Terror Signing

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Series cover artist Adam Miller plus several contributing artists sign at Comically Speaking on Saturday October 24, 2015 from 10:00am – 4:00pm!

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The national debut of States of Terror from Ayahuasaca Publishing hosted by Comically Speaking in Reading Massachusetts.

Be the first kid on your block to get a copy of the latest installment of Terror. Celebrate Halloween right, grab a book and get your copy signed by a crew of cryptid creators.

In celebration of the season, Comically Speaking is having a HUGE store-wide sale, 50% off everything.

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Comically Speaking
575 Main Street, Reading, MA 01867

MA – Chroma Art Show

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Come celebrate the emerging work of this dynamic and diverse group of New England artists, each representing unique perspectives in their selected artistic disciplines.

Featuring the creative talents of:
Amanda Beard
Andrew MacLean
Bob Packert
Jim Forrest
Eyeformation Ef
Tom Torrey
Haig Demarjian
Elizabeth Siegel
David J. Leblanc
Tryptic Press

Artist reception Saturday September 12th from 6pm-9pm

Cash bar
Beats by DJ Noel Snow
Light fare and refreshments will be served.
Sponsored by Sam Adams

This program is supported by a grant from the Lynn Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Visionspace Gallery
16 City Hall Square, Lynn, MA 01901
(339) 883-1375

Beverly Comic Con II: Bigger, Badder, Nerdier

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Artists including Andrew MacLean (Apocalyptigirl, Head Lopper), Paul Hornschemeier (Forlorn Funnies, Marvel Comics) Robert Gill (Batgirl, Valiant Comics), Shelli Paroline & Braden Lamb (Adventure Time, Midas Flesh) and more appear at the second Beverly Comic Con will be on Saturday, March 21st for hosted at Porter Mills Studio!

Free to the public and jam packed with local comic creators and unique vendors. Original art, posters, prints, handmade collectibles, t-shirts, graphic novels and of course comic books, will all be on hand for this one of a kind event.

DJ Noel Snow will be in the house teaming up with our featured live artist Brett Mason.

Guests of honor include Andrew MacLean (Apocalyptigirl, Head Lopper), Paul Hornschemeier (Forlorn Funnies, Marvel Comics) and Robert Gill (Batgirl, Valiant Comics).

FULL LIST of artists & vendors include: Amanda Beard, Andy Driscoll, Ben Donahue, Shelli Paroline, Braden Lamb, Chris Letarte, Christian Miller, Daniel Kern, David LeBlanc, Eric Boeker, EyeFormation, Omega Level, Jacob Carignan, Jason Casey, Dennis Burke, Joe DellaGatta, Jon Paddol, Joe Haley, Josh Morrissette, Adam Miller, Montserrat Illustration, Robert Van Wagner, Keith Gleason, Matt Mcguirk, Michael Doherty, Patt Kelley, Randy House, Tom Torrey, Harrison’s Comics, Andrew Houle, Jesse Danger, PressBound, Michael Crockett, & John Cardinal.

Alongside our new friends at Wicked Art Bar, our old friends at Montserrat College of Art and the gang at Tryptic Press, we hope to put on a killer event of comics, art, and pop culture!

Plenty of parking across the street & super kid friendly.
Free admission
Doors open at 10am

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Studios at Porter Mill
95 Rantoul Street, Beverly, MA 01915

 

Beverly Comic Con Returns March 2015

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Join us on Saturday, March 21st for the second Beverly Comic Con hosted at Porter Mills!

Free to the public and jam packed with local comic creators and unique vendors. Original art, posters, prints, handmade collectibles, t-shirts, graphic novels and of course comic books, will all be on hand for this one of a kind event.

DJ Noel Snow will be in the house teaming up with featured live artist Markus Sebastiano.

Guests of honor include Andrew MacLean (Apocalyptigirl, Head Lopper) and Robert Gill (Batgirl, Valiant Comics) with more surprise announcements on the way.

Alongside our new friends at Wicked Art Bar, our old friends at Montserrat College of Art and the gang at Tryptic Press, we hope to put on a killer event of comics, art & pop culture!

Plenty of parking across the street & super kid friendly.
Free admission. Doors open at 10am.

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Studios at Porter Mill
95 Rantoul Street, Beverly, MA 01915

MA – Chroma Vol. 2 Launch Party

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Porter Mill and Tryptic Press will be hosting a special book signing on Thursday September 4th to celebrate the long-awaited release of CHROMA: VOL 2! For one night only, CHROMA 1 & 2 will both be available to purchase, and featured artists from each volume will be in attendance. This event is free and open to the public, as a part of Porter Mill’s monthly First Thursday series.

The book, released in August 2014, is the second collection of exclusive artist interviews released by Tryptic Press. Featured Volume 2 artists who will be appearing at this event include Tom Torrey, Amanda Beard, Bob Packert, Meghann Brideau, and Forrest James. Several artists featured in Volume 1 will also be present, including Andrew Houle, John Cardinal, Michael Crockett, Adam Miller, and Emily Dumas.

The signing will take place at the Porter Mill Gallery located at 95 Rantoul St, Beverly MA, between 5:00 – 8:00 pm. During this time, the art studio building will also be open to the public.

More info about Tryptic Press and CHROMA can be found on www.TrypticPress.com.

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Studios at Porter Mill
95 Rantoul Street, Beverly, MA 01915

MA – Skeletons in the Closet Art Show

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Help us kick off the scare season right, with our first annual Halloween-themed art show. This group show will showcase an impressive body of artwork from over 50 different artists. See this large horde of creators join together to bring their dark Halloween and horror themed visions to life. Various techniques and styles will be displayed in an exhibition celebrating all things that go bump in the night. Art will range from humorous to ‘dead’ serious and promises to have you looking over your shoulder.

This will be a unique experience for any lover of Halloween, illustration, fine art and the macabre. See amazing interpretations of this iconic fright night up close and personal and get access to the creative professionals behind some of these original hand-made scare tactics.

The artist reception takes place on Friday, October 18th from 6:00pm-9:00pm. Lite fare and refreshments will be served (AND CANDY!)

Join us and the New England art community as we celebrate this colorful world of tricks and treats. All All you freaks, geeks, ghouls and fools must attend! Come one come all- it’s an event not to be missed!

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Visionspace Gallery
16 City Hall Square, Lynn, MA 01901

MA – Chroma Gallery Show

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Come celebrate the emerging New England art scene with the CHROMA group show at Visionspace Gallery in Downtown Lynn, MA on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 6:00pm until 9:00pm.

This show will mark the launch of the CHROMA art book from Tryptic Press, featuring a talented roster of local artists. The accompanying exhibition will be packed with original works from the creatives featured in the volume. The night also christens a bold new direction for Visionspace gallery as we launch into a fresh season of exhibits.

There will be an artist meet and greet beforehand as well as a book signing the night of the reception. Copies of CHROMA will be available for purchase.

The reception takes place on Saturday September 21st from 6pm-9pm. Light fare and refreshments will be served.

Live music will be provided by Forrest James.

This will be a fantastic night of art and music. Come celebrate fighting the good fight with us. This is a show not to be missed.

Food, fun and friends. Support local artists.

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visionspace gallery
16 City Hall Square, Lynn, MA 01901

MA – Capes & Crusaders Exhibit

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Montserrat College presents a day of comic book themed art and discussion featuring artists from all walks of life and disciplines.

“Capes and Crusaders” will be a giant comics-inspired art show showcasing an impressive body of work from over 50 different artists. See this large group of creators join together to bring their comic book visions to life. Various techniques and styles will be displayed in an exhibition celebrating all things comic book. Curated by Adam Miller and Joshua Morrissette.

The Opening Reception will be held from 4:00-7:00pm on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at the 301 Gallery on Cabot St. in downtown Beverly, walking distance from the school.

The exhibit will be highlighted by a selection of works from the Randy House Collection, including art by Drew Struzan, Frank Frazetta, James Jean, and more.

Immediately preceding the gallery event will be an in-depth panel discussion elaborating on the topics of, creativity, accountability, production and networking through this very competitive and exciting field. “Word Balloons and Thought Bubbles” will be a talk led by filmmaker Tom Bennett and features six professionals from the world of art and comics.

The forum will be held from 2:00-3:30 in the Hardie Building at Montserrat College of Art, 23 Essex St. Beverly, Ma.

Panelists include: Jerry Ma, Ken Knudtsen, Adam Miller, Josh Morrissette, Andy Houle, and Dave Ferreira.

This will be a unique experience for any lover of comic books, illustration, art and storytelling. See amazing interpretations of iconic characters up close and personal and get access to creative professionals behind some of these amazing projects. Join us and the New England comics community as we celebrate this colorful world of heroes and villains. Come one come all- it’s an event not to be missed!

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