NYC – Best American Comics 2014 Launch Party

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Raina Telgemeier, Lale Westvind, and Miriam Katin appear at the Strand on Wednesday, October 8th at 7:00 pm!

Press Release:

Strand Hosts a Panel of Experts Celebrating The Best American Comics 2014! The consistently acclaimed series Best American Comics returns to Strand for a dynamic panel. Examining the best in comics both well-known and up-and-coming, Best American Comics 2014 features the same exciting and eclectic mix, as selected by Bill Kartalopoulos and guest editor Scott McCloud. Join us for a an exclusive launch at Strand, featuring an all-star panel of artists and writers like Lale Westvind, Raina Telgemeier and Miriam Katin. The evening will be moderated by Bill, Best American Comics’ editor, publisher and editor of Rebus Books.

Buy a copy of Best American Comics 2014 or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.

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Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
(at 12th St.)

NYC – Best American Comics 2012

Francoise Mouly appears at McNally Jackson on October 16, 2012 at 7:00pm to present Best American Comics 2012.

McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince Street (between Lafayette & Mulberry), New York City, NY 10012

NYC – Best American Comics 2011 Signing

October 17, 2011 by  
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Jillian Tamaki, Danica Novgorodoff, and Dash Shaw sign at Book Court on Tuesday October 25, 2011 on 7pm!

Book Court
163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

WA – Soixante-Neuf Signing

September 30, 2011 by  
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Cartoonist David Lasky signs at Gainsbourg Lounge on Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 8pm. The party is to honor the inclusion of Lasky’s mini-comic, “Soixante-Neuf,” in the 2011 Best American Comics.

Gainsbourg Lounge
8550 Greenwood Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103

NYC – Best American Comics 2011

September 18, 2011 by  
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Editor Alison Bechdel, creator of Dykes to Watch out For and author of Fun Home, and guests discuss the latest volume of The Best American Comics 2011, an outstanding collection of the year’s best cutting-edge comic work.

Tuesday October 18, 2011 at 7:00 PM

Special Instructions
Event space opens at 5:00 pm. Please do not arrive for this event prior to 5:00 pm. Priority seating available with purchase of The Best American Comics 2011. Stand-by customers who do not wish to purchase the book will be seated at management’s discretion as space allows.

About this Author
ALISON BECHDEL has been a careful archivist of her own life and kept a journal since she was ten. Since 1983 she has been chronicling the lives of various characters in the fictionalized “Dykes to Watch Out For” strip, “one of the preeminent oeuvres in the comics genre, period” (Ms .). The strip is syndicated in fifty alternative newspapers, translated into multiple languages, and collected into a book series with a quarter of a million copies in print. Utne magazine has listed DTWOF as “one of the greatest hits of the twentieth century.”

Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003
212-253-0810

NYC – Best American Comics 2010

Neil Gaiman, Jessica Abel, and Matt Madden sign Best American Comics 2010 on Thursday October 07, 2010 at 7:00 PM.

Just added: Bryan Lee O’Malley (Scott Pilgrim)

Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, 212-253-0810