Maine Comics Arts Festival 2014 Announces Guests

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The Maine Comics Arts Festival will be held in Portland, ME on Sunday, May 18, 2014. Featuring over 100 comics writers, artists and publishers, this will be a celebration of the comics art form. There will be everyone from mini comics publishers to seasoned professionals. There will be comic book writers and artists, gag cartoonists, newspaper cartoonists, web comics creators and more. The guests will have their own work available for sale. Some people will be doing sketches and selling original artwork. Others will have t-shirts, buttons and posters. All of them have one thing in common… a love of comics.

For our 2014 show MeCAF is moving to a new venue: The Portland Company Complex located at 58 Fore Street in downtown Portland, ME. This wonderful waterfront facility offers more exhibition space, free WiFi, as well as attached panel and workshop areas to accommodate our growing festival. The festival opens to the public at 10:00 am and closes at 5:00 pm. Admission is only $5.00. Children 12 and under get in free.

Guests include Kazu Kibushi (Amulet, Harry Potter), Sean Murphy (The Wake, Punk Rock Jesus), Jimmy Gownley (Amelia Rules), Colleen AF Venable (Guinea PIg: Pet Shop Private Eye), Ben Hatke (Zita the Spacegirl), James Sturm (Adventures in Cartooning), Joe Quinones (Marvel and DC Comics artist), Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb (Adventure Time), Zack Giallongo (Broxo, Star Wars: Ewoks), Maris Wicks (Primates), and over 100 other comics creators! More to be announced soon!

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CA – Amulet Signing

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Meet award-winning graphic novelist Kazu Kibuishi, creator of the series Amulet, at the Charles M. Schulz Museum on Saturday April 12, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Kibuishi is also known for his work editing the comic anthology Flight, and designing the book covers for the recent re-release of the complete Harry Potter book series.

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

CA – Harry Potter Signing

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Cover artist Kazu Kibuishi (Amulet, Flight) signs the new edition of Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone on Friday November 22, 2013 at 7:00 PM!

Barnes & Noble
Bella Terra, 7881 Edinger Ave. #110, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
714-897-8781

CA – Harry Potter 15th Anniversary Signing

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Cover illustrator Kazu Kibuishi signs at Barnes & Noble on Wednesday August 28, 2013 at 7:00 PM!

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Calling all Harry Potter fans! We are thrilled to present award-winning illustrator, Kazu Kibuishi, when he joins us to share his amazing art in celebration of the fifteenth anniversary of the release of Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone.

Barnes & Noble – The Grove at Farmers Market
189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30, Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-525-0270

CA – Daisy Kutter Art Show

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Graphic Novelist Kazu Kibuishi appears at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday January 26th to exhibit NEW original Daisy Kutter art work, meet fans and sign books.

(6pm – 7pm) Artists panel / Q and A.

Kazu will discuss the origins of the book and share his experience and wisdom using Kickstarter as an independent publishing and marketing tool.

Admission: $5 at the door

Gallery Nucleus 
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – Amulet Signing

Kazu Kibuishi signs on Saturday September 3rd at 1pm!

Kazu Kibuishi, author  and illustrator of the popular Amulet graphic novel series for young readers, will meet visitors and talk about his  work. Kibuishi’s work has been honored with the 2010 Rhode Island Children’s Book  Award and the 2011 Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Reader’s Choice  Award.

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

CA – Amulet Signing

Kazu Kibuishi, beloved creator of the all ages graphic novel AMULET (just ask an librarian), will be here for a book signing and slideshow on Sunday, September 4 from 2:00pm – 5:00pm. He just released Amulet: The Last Council (Book Four) and the anthology FLIGHT #8 (as editor) and we have plenty of copies to pick up. Be sure to bring your own to get them autographed.Next year, moviegoers will come to know Amulet for the adaptation with Willow and Jaden Smith. But you can feed the images in your head with his vivid fantasy world in paperback.

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Escapist Comics
3090 Claremont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

TX – All-Ages Awesomeness Signing

Kazu Kibuishi, Chris Schweizer, and Chad Thomas sign at Rogues Gallery on Saturday, June 25th!

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Join us for our all-ages awesomeness event, featuring guests Chad Thomas (Mega Man, Young Salem), Kazu Kibuishi (Amulet, Copper, Flight) and Chris Schweizer (Crogan’s Adventures)!

Kids can talk to comic book artists about comics and drawing, and everyone can get autographs! Free sketches will be available for as many folks as time allows for, and we’ll have a small selection of free comics early on in the day!

We’ll have items for sale from all of the guests, including Chad’s Mega Man #1 variant cover, volumes of Amulet, Copper, and Crogan’s Adventures, plus Chris Schweizer’s new sketchbook!

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Rogues Gallery 
1601 S IH-35 #360, Round Rock, TX