NC – FCBD 2018: Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find

Brian StelfreezeJason LatourSanford Greene, Bridgit ConnellJohn Hairston JrHoyt SilvaWilfredo Torres, and more appear at Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find on Saturday, May 5, 2018 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find
1957 E 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28204
(704) 375-7462

CT – Action Comics #1000 Signing

Artist Jerry Ordway appears at Cave Comics on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from noon till 4:00 PM to celebrate DC’s release of ACTION COMICS #1000!

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Cave Comics
57 Church Hill Rd, Newtown, CT 06470
203-426-4346

FR – Jim Lee Signing

Comics superstar Jim Lee will be appearing in Paris on Friday and Saturday, April 13th and 14th to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the amazing comic shop Album Comics!

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Album Comics
67 boulevard Saint Germain, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 53 10 00 60

NYC – Xerxes #1 Signing

Writer/artist Frank Miller appears at Midtown Comics on Friday, April 6th to celebrate the launch of his brand new Dark Horse Comics series Xerxes #1! Purchase of Xerxes #1 is mandatory, you may get up to three items signed. This is a LIMITED signing. Enter the win a ticket by clicking HERE…

PLEASE NOTE: SInce this is a limited event, only winners of the raffle will be allowed at the signing. Due to this, the specific time and venue of the event will only be told to winners via email by April 4th, 2018.

Xerxes #1:

Frank Miller returns to the world of 300 with this sprawling historical epic! Persian King Xerxes sets out to conquer the world to avenge his father Darius’s defeat and create an empire unlike anything the world has ever seen! But when the hardy Greeks produce a god-king of their own, Alexander the Great, there can only be one thing on the horizon; War. Legendary creator Frank Miller returns to the world he created with the smash hit 300 with colorist Alex Sinclair in Xerxes, an oversized series of epic proportions!

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Midtown Comics Downtown
64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038
(212) 302-8192

IA – An Evening with Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith appears for two shows at Codfish Hollow Barnstormers at 7:00 and 11:00 PM on Saturday, April 28th! Tickets available at the link…

A writer, comedian, podcaster, and film director, KEVIN SMITH has written and directed numerous films, including Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back, Red State, Tusk, and Yoga Hosers; Creator of AMC’s Comic Book Men; authored Silent Bob Speaks, Shootin’ the Sh*t with Kevin Smith, My Boring-Ass Life and most recently Tough Sh*t: Life Advice from a Fat,Lazy Slob Who Did Good. He can be heard daily at smodcast.com, a vast network of podcasts.

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Codfish Hollow Barnstormers
5013 288th Ave Codfish Hollow, Maquoketa, Iowa 52060

Baltimore Comic-Con Spring Fling 2018 Adds Tom King

March 27, 2018 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Maryland

Press Release:

The Baltimore Comic-Con is thrilled to announce, as a special guest of the Hero Initiative, the addition of the Ringo and Eisner Award-winning writer Tom King to our already impressive guest list that includes Frank Cho (Wonder Woman), Steve Conley (The Middle Age), John Gallagher (Buzzboy), Mark Morales (JLA), and Brandon Peterson (Trinity). Tom King is currently the writer of Batman at DC Comics, where he has also written Mister Miracle, Grayson, The Omega Men, DC Nation, Swamp Thing Winter Special, The Sheriff of Babylon, and has a story in Action Comics #1000, not to mention his award-winning work at Marvel on The Vision. King’s first book, A Once Crowded Sky, a postmodern superhero novel, was recognized by USA Today as one of the best Graphic Novels of the year. He was named by the Hollywood Reporter as one of the five comic creators to watch in 2015.

Baltimore Comic-Con Spring Fling, our “thank you” event for our fans, is a good old-fashioned comic book show with rows and rows of comic book dealers from 6-8 states around the country, with comics and collectibles from the ancient to the very modern!

Baltimore Comic-Con Spring Fling takes place Sunday April 29. from 10am-5pm ET at the BWI Airport Marriott, 1743 West Nursery Road, Linthicum, MD 20190, and as always, the Spring Fling is FREE! We will see you there!

The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 19th year of bringing the comic book industry to the mid-Atlantic area. For more information, please visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com.

NYC – An Evening with Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith appears at Caroline’s at 7:00 PM on Sunday, April 22nd! Tickets available at the link…

A writer, comedian, podcaster, and film director, KEVIN SMITH has written and directed numerous films, including Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back, Red State, Tusk, and Yoga Hosers; Creator of AMC’s Comic Book Men; authored Silent Bob Speaks, Shootin’ the Sh*t with Kevin Smith, My Boring-Ass Life and most recently Tough Sh*t: Life Advice from a Fat,Lazy Slob Who Did Good. He can be heard daily at smodcast.com, a vast network of podcasts.

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Carolines on Broadway
1626 Broadway, New York, New York 10019
(212) 757-4100

FL – Batman and The Signal Signings

Artist Cully Hamner appears at Yancy Street Comics in Port Richey on Saturday, April 21st from noon till 5PM and in Tampa on Sunday, April 22nd from noon till 5PM to sign all three issues of BATMAN AND THE SIGNAL from DC Comics!

Cully Hamner is an American comic book artist and writer, known for his work on such books as Green Lantern: Mosaic, Blue Beetle, Black Lightning: Year One, Detective Comics, and The Question. He is also the illustrator of the 2003 graphic novel Red, which was adapted into a 2010 feature film of the same name.

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Yancy Street Comics
9636 US 19 (inside Embassy Crossing Shopping Center), Port Richey, FL 34668
727-817-0888

Heroes Con 2018 Adds More Guests

HeroesCon has announced more new guests for their 2018 show including Michael Golden, Joelle Jones, Jim Mahfood, Jeremy Bastian, Andy Runton, and more! HeroesCon 2018 takes place June 15-17, 2018 at the Charlotte Convention Center.

GUEST ADDITIONS:

JIM AMASH | Alter Ego magazine, Jughead, Sonic Universe, Archie and Friends
JEREMY BASTIAN Cursed Pirate Girl, The Guild: Tink, Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard
TERESA R DAVIDSON Sonic the Hedgehog, Archie
NAOMI FRANQUIZ | Misfit City, Bitch Planet, Power & Magic
MICHAEL GOLDEN | The Nam, Punisher, Micronauts
N STEVEN HARRIS | Wildstorm: Michael Cray, Solarman, Watson and Holmes, Aztek
JOËLLE JONES | Batman, Supergirl, Lady Killer, Mockingbird, Helheim
JACKIE LEWIS | Merry Men, Play Ball, Lion of Rora
JIM MAHFOOD | Grrl Scouts, Tank Girl, Visual Funk: the Psychedelic Adult Coloring Book
ANDY RUNTON | Owly
UKO SMITH | Heavy Metal, FX2
LARRY WATTS | Amy of Darkness, Evil Dead 2, Robyn Hood

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ENTRY WILL BE $25: FRI $25: SAT $20: SUN / AT THE SHOW ITSELF, SO YOU SAVE AS MUCH AS $20 BY PURCHASING ADVANCE PASSES TODAY! TICKETS ARE NOT REFUNDABLE, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES WE MAY CREDIT AN UNUSABLE TICKET TOWARD FUTURE TICKET PURCHASES.

HEROES CONVENTION was founded in 1982 by Shelton Drum, owner of Charlotte’s Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find comics shop. Since then the convention has become famous for its comics-first and family-friendly atmosphere, where fans can mingle directly with professionals and exhibitors. Boasting an incredible guest list built mainly on reputation and goodwill, HeroesCon is known nationwide as a “must” on the summer schedule, drawing fans, exhibitors, and creators from all over the world to the Charlotte Convention Center.

UK – 2000AD Digest: Batman/Judge Dredd Signing

Artist Simon Bisley will be signing 2000AD Digest: Batman/Judge Dredd at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Saturday 21st April from 4:00 – 5:00 PM.

Judge Death has crossed dimensions to Gotham City and Judge Dredd is in pursuit! However, this is the home turf of a certain caped vigilante, the Batman.

Two very different brands of uncompromising justice are destined to clash!

Legendary artist Simon Bisley is hugely popular for his work on Lobo, Batman/Judge Dredd and Hellblazer, as well as ABC Warriors and Slaine. He’s worked for DC, Marvel, 2000AD, and multiple smaller comics publishers, as well as illustrating album covers, computer games, RPG games and movie posters. His work also influenced the Beast in the Doctor Who episode The Satan Pit, and Simon Pegg’s graphic artist character Tim Bisley in the television series Spaced.

Forbidden Planet London Megastore
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR
0207 420 3666

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