Join Stephen Colbert, host of CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, for an evening of conversation and fun with director J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Trek, Lost) on Saturday, November 21 at 8:00 PM. This event features the pair in a wide-ranging, onstage discussion of their influences, ideas and creative work. See which geek shall inherit the Earth!
Proceeds from this event benefit The Montclair Film Festival, New Jersey’s leading film non-profit.
Co-Presented with NJPAC
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center St, Lodi, New Jersey 07102
Bill Sienkiewicz, Yuko Shimizu, and David Mack appear at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 6:30 PM!
Join The Philadelphia Museum of Art for a panel discussion and book signing in celebration of “Prometheus Eternal,” the Museum’s first comic book inspired by the Rubens masterpiece “Prometheus Bound.” Artists Bill Sienkiewicz, Yuko Shimizu, and David Mack will be joined by Josh O’Neill, publisher from Locust Moon Comics to discuss the collaboration and how “Prometheus Bound” inspired this contemporary re-telling of the ancient myth. Copies of “Prometheus Eternal” will be available for purchase. This talk is moderated by Christopher Atkins, The Agnes and Jack Mulroney Associate Curator of European Painting and Sculpture before 1900.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Comic creator David Mack (KABUKI, DAREDEVIL, ALIAS, FIGHT CLUB 2) appears at Laughing Ogre Comics on Friday, October 23, 2015 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm for a signing!
Laughing Ogre Comics
4258 N. High Street Columbus, OH 43214
Director Mike Mendez and star Greg Grunberg appear at Dark Delicacies to sign Big Ass Spider on Saturday January 11th at 2:00 p.m.
3512 W. Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91505
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Director J.J. Abrams and novelist Doug Dorst appear at Symphony Space on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 6:00pm to debut S.: A Novel!
J.J. Abrams presents S., a brand-new novel and multi-layered literary puzzle he developed with novelist Doug Dorst, PEN/Hemingway and Shirley Jackson Award nominee. J.J. Abrams has created, written, directed, or produced television shows such as the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning Lost, Alias, and Felicity and films including Star Trek, Super 8, Cloverfield, and Mission: Impossible.
Event includes a reading from the novel, a conversation between Abrams and Dorst, followed by a signing. Co-presented with 826NYC, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.
2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025-6990
Writer Brian Michael Bendis signs at MaximuM Comics 3.0 on Wednesday, March 27th!
7950 W. Tropical Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89149
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In honor of Will Eisner Week, Dark Horse Editor Diana Schutz hand-picked a lineup of some of the best comics creators in the country to share stories from Will Eisner’s Last Day in Vietnam.
Brian Michael Bendis, Matt Fraction, Michael Avon Oeming, Dylan Meconis, and Kelly Sue DeConnick will be reading, and Erik Nebel will be accompanying a wordless story on violin. Basically, it’s a lineup that shouldn’t be allowed to get on an airplane together, because if that plane crashed, so would like 80 percent of the comics industry.
Here’s a bit more info on the participants. LIKE YOU NEED MORE INFO, C’MON.
• MATT FRACTION, architect of the Marvel Universe, writer of The Invincible Iron Man, and creator of the beloved high-concept spy comic Casanova.
• BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, yet another architect of the Marvel Universe, writer of Ultimate Spider-Man and creator of the beloved superhero noir comic Alias.
• MICHAEL AVON OEMING, a creator and artist on numerous projects including the Eisner-winning series Powers.
• DYLAN MECONIS, creator of the brainy historical graphic novel Family Man and the vampire-themed spoof Bite Me.
• KELLY SUE DECONNICK, writer of a number of Marvel Comics titles, including the well-received Osborn miniseries and Avengers Assemble.
• ERIK NEBEL, creator of War and Peace: The Comic, which is just what it says it is.
It all goes down at 8 pm on Thursday, March 7, at the Jack London (529 SW 4th, Portland, Oregon). Admission’s $3-5. Yes, it’s going to be as good as it sounds. See you there.