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 – Good Guys & Bad Guys

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Artist Andrew Houle opens a solo art exhibition at the Gulu-Gulu Cafe. This show will run the month of February with an artists reception on Thursday February 13th at 7:00 pm featuring everyone’s favorite outlaw jug band Brother’s Rye! This will be the public debut of a large body of work Houle has been focused on creating, pulling from all genres of comic book culture. Come to see the art, stay for the music, food & drinks.

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Gulu-Gulu Cafe
247 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970

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 – Chroma Launch Party

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Come create with the contributing artists of newly published book, CHROMA, a stunning art annual featuring New England’s most talented underground artists. Chroma is a publication void of lighthouses, row boats or glistening waterfalls. This art will not be sold to tourists or hang on your dining room wall. This book is smart, innovative, historical, and traditional. This is urban jungles that rise up out of the old wilderness. This is New England.

Meet, draw, or hang out with several of these featured artists:
Raul Gonzales III, James Weinberg, Dan Blakeslee, Emily Dumas, Greg Orfanos, Scott Mulcahey, Robert Gill, Andrew Houle, Michael Crockett, John Cardinal, Adam Miller, and Mike Doherty.

Thursday, May 30th 6:30-9:30

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FEE $25.00 – includes a copy of the book
Refreshments will be served.

Artist Exposure Presents: CHROMA at
WaterWorks Building
26 Howland Street, Studio #2, Plymouth, MA 02360
Call # 508-747-4000 to make reservations

MA – FCBD: Chroma Signings

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Saturday May 4th is Free Comic Book Day! And we are going to be BUSY! Team ZombieBomb and the Chroma Crew are joining forces yet again to celebrate this annual industry holiday. We have a full schedule of in-store appearances and signings for the event, including a special engagement at NEWBURY COMICS! Come on out, say hi and grab copies of the fresh (and I do mean fresh) new art book CHROMA. And of course, ZOMBIEBOMB PRESENTS: SUPER INGA (2/3 cherry bomb, 2/3 ninja). Free comics, free food, free fun.

10am – 2pm
Comically Speaking
575 Main Street, Reading, MA 01867

11am-1pm
Newbury Comics

Northshore Mall, Peabody, MA

3pm-7pm
Larry’s Comics

68 Lakeview Avenue, Lowell, MA 01850

Tryptic Press Debuts Chroma at Boston Comic Con 2013

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With this year’s Boston Comic Con fast approaching, Tryptic Press is proud to present its debut offering, CHROMA, a stunning 84-page, full-color art annual featuring artwork and interviews from twelve of New England’s most hardworking & talented artists.

CHROMA will introduce the world to the booming and under-appreciated art community of the Northeast. Volume 1 features BCC alumni Andrew Houle, Michael Crockett, John Cardinal, Adam Miller, and Michael Doherty as well as fan favorites Raul Gonzalez III, James Weinberg, Dan Blakeslee, Emily Dumas, Greg Orfanos, Scott Mulcahey, and Robert Gill.

CHROMA will be available at Boston Comic Con April 20 and 21. Stop by to meet the creators and contributors featured in attendance and get your hands on a signed edition of the first part of New England’s art awakening! After the convention, visit www.trypticpress.com for more details about CHROMA, links to Tryptic Press’s Facebook and Twitter feeds, as well as news about future events.

A portion of each sale of CHROMA will be used to send promotional copies directly to comic book publishers, gallery owners, art directors, and marketing agencies from New York to California.

“Bringing our backyard to your front steps. Watch out world, CHROMA is coming.” – Tryptic Press:

MA – ZombieBombed! Art Show

Andrew Houle, Adam Miller, and more open an art show on April 28, 2012 from 4:00 till 8:00pm!

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On the heels of the upcoming release of our fresh and fleshy comic “ZombieBomb Presents: The New Adventures of Super Inga”, the endlessly working survivors over at Team ZombieBomb! are unleashing another event! Building on this April’s (21-22) Boston Comic Con, the show will feature an all-star collection of original art to be exhibited at the Gallery at Porter Mills in Beverly, MA.

A very special list of invitational artists include: Adam Miller, Haig Demarjian, Josh Morrissette, Joe Haley, Dave Ferriera, Greg Orfanos, and Michael Crockett, among hordes more of death denying contributors. ALSO! A large group of new artists previously unaffiliated with ZombieBomb! will be displaying their zombie inspired artwork in the gallery as well. Contributor Andrew Houle, series co-creator Adam Miller and gallery director Bea Modisett curate this exhibition.

Thursday, April 5th there will be a “soft opening” reception.

Then: the main event, The ZombieBombed! Artist Reception will be held Saturday, April 28th 4:00 – 8:00pm

Music for this massive undead art fest will be provided by DJ Noel Snow. ZBTV! film maker Tom Bennett will also be in house for the event, shooting footage for the next episode of ZBTV! Additionally, photographer Jesse Stansfield will have his “Photo Booth of Horrors” set up to document the night’s carnage (costumes are, of course, encouraged).

Finally, there will be a meet and greet with the men and woman behind the madness- a great opportunity to talk with the creators and have them sign your favorite issue of ZB! Merchandise and refreshments will be on hand, just waiting to be devoured.

Don’t miss out- this is THE zombie event of the year! Bring a friend, bring an enemy, bring a brain! BE THERE!

Find ZombieBomb! and Porter Mill on Facebook and visit studiosatportermill.blogspot.com for more information.

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

MA – James Welborn Memorial Art Show

PLEASE BE ADVISED THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

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Team ZombieBomb!, Hub Comics, and Bloc 11 Gallery host an art fundraiser event for the family of former Hub Comics owner James Welborn on Sunday July 10, 2011 in Somerville, MA. James passed away very recently and we as a community want to give back to his store, his child, and his family. James was very supportive of all our efforts, as well as to the rest of the local comic scene.

Come see us at the Bloc 11 Gallery Sunday, July 10th from 2-6pm to participate in a silent auction featuring work from comic book artists of every stripe who have come together to honor James’s memory. With A-list work both on display and available for sale, this is a unique opportunity for art fans to get their hands on some amazing original artwork, and to help a great cause while doing it. Contributions include pages by superstar artists John Byrne, Tim Truman, Esad Ribic, Dick Ayers, Jim Mahfood as well as pieces donated by local artists such as Joe Quinones, Maris Wicks, Adam Miller, Liz Prince, Rich Woodall, Meghann Brideau, David Marshall, Andrew Houle, Josh Morrissette, and many more. Several of these locals will be on hand Sunday.

Additionally, Hub Comics will have a storewide sale all day with savings from 10% to 50% off almost everything in the store. Hub is located right next door to Bloc 11, making Bow Street a prime destination for any comic book and zombie fan within driving distance.

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Fundraiser for James Welborn
Sunday, July 10th
Hub Comics – all day sale, 10am-6pm @ 19 Bow Street, Union Square, Somerville, MA
Bloc 11 – art auction, 2pm-6pm @ 11 Bow Street, Union Square, Somerville, MA

James Welborn, founder of Hub Comics, died on May 23rd, 2011. Originally from Nevada, James came to Massachusetts to work in the computer industry. He always loved comic books, and wanted to raise awareness that comics could tell any story and be read by anyone of any age. He built Hub Comics to be not only a comic shop, but a friendly neighborhood destination for fans, artists, children, and families. His smile and gentle greeting of “How’s it going?” will be missed by Union Square.

A trust fund has been set up to provide for James’s family. Please contact Hub Comics for more information.

ZombieBomb Returns to Boston Comic Con 2011

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The ZombieBomb! crew at Terminal Press returns with a vengeance to the 2011 Boston Comic Con, launching the hit zombie anthology series’ latest chapter — RAVENOUS.

With an international group of fine artists, screenwriters, candlemakers and comic book wunderkinds, RAVENOUS features variant covers from co-creators Adam Miller and Rich Woodall and a host of talent from DC, Marvel, Image, IDW and all corners of the independent comics world.

Along with being able to grab copies of RAVENOUS before its official internet debut, zombie fans will be able to pick up an exclusive Riot Grrls variant edition with cover art from Adam Miller. This exciting brand collaboration will be available in limited quantities, and is a must for collectors of all things ZB! Adam will sign at the Riot Grrls booth with the zombastic models that appear on the cover. A limited edition print of the cover will be available for the con.

A very special Boston Comic Con pre-sale of the Terminal Press/Nuclear blast records book “SOILWORK: An Evil Upon Us” will also be taking place, making the new comic available for the first time anywhere. This epic metal saga features art by Marvel talent contest winner Tony Donley, story by Jerry Morrissette and Covers by Adam Miller and Josh Morrissette.

The whole team will be here! Film maker Tom Bennett will be in the house shooting the next episode of ZBTV! and host of contributers (including Andy Houle, Frank Reynoso, Joe Haley and more) will also be on hand to sign books and eat brains. BE THERE!!!

THIS IS THE ZOMBIEBOMB! EVENT OF THE YEAR! TELL YOUR FRIENDS!

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