NYC – Ant Colony Signing

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Cartoonist Michael DeForge signs at Bergen Street Comics on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 8:00 pm.

Press Release:

Please join us at Bergen Street Comics on Saturday, February 15th at 8pm for the launch of Michael DeForge’s darkly existential graphic novel Ant Colony! In just a few short years, DeForge’s singular, idiosyncratic style has made him an important new voice in alternative comics. Here, he will present a slideshow with a signing to follow.

Ant Colony follows the denizens of a black ant colony under attack from the nearby red ants: from its opening pages, DeForge immerses the reader in a world of false prophets, unjust wars, and corrupt police officers. On the surface, Ant Colony tells the story of this war, the destruction of a civilization, and the ants’ all-too-familiar desire to rebuild. Underneath, though, Ant Colony plumbs the deepest human concerns – loneliness, faith, love, apathy, and more. DeForge’s striking visual sensibility – stark lines, dramatic color choices, and brilliant use of page and panel space – stands out in this volume.

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Bergen Street Comics
470 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

PA – An Evening With Michael Deforge

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Cartoonist Michael Deforge signs Ant Colony at Locust Moon Comics on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm!

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Locust Moon Comics and Movies
34 South 40th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

MD – Ant Colony/Friend-Love Signing

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Cartoonist Michael DeForge and Yumi Sakugawa appear at Atomic Books on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 from 7:00pm until 9:00pm!

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Atomic Books 
3620 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21211

 

IL – Ant Colony Signing

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Michael DeForge signs his new book at Quimby’s on Saturday, February 8th, at 7:00 pm!

Quimby’s Bookstore
1854 West North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622
773-342-0910

MO – Ant Colony Signing

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Cartoonist Michael DeForge signs at Star Clipper Comics on Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 4:00pm until 6:00pm!

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Star Clipper Comics
6392 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130
Phone: (314) 725-9110