MA – Harley Quinn Day 2017

Press Release:

Batman Day returns to That’s Entertainment in Worcester, Massachusetts. This year, one of Batman’s arch-enemies is taking over the show. Celebrating 25 years of Harley Quinn with friends and employees of That’s Entertainment all day on Saturday, Sept. 23rd from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Guest artists Bob Noberini and Doug Chapel will be offering free sketches and taking small commissions from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Each artist will be giving away a Batman Day commemorative print which will feature his artwork. Requests for commissions and free sketches are limited to one per person from each artist.

Customers are strongly encouraged to cosplay. Everyone who arrives in full costume will receive an instant $5 in store credit. Cosplayers are then welcome to enter in the store’s costume contest for a chance to win first, second, or third prizes of $10, $25, or $50 in store credit. Cashiers will be handing out free Batman and Harley Quinn comic books and masks to everyone upon request, while supplies last (limit one mask and one comic book per person).

Marketing coordinator Sorana Gatej says, “Last year on Batman Day, dozens of fans came into the store in costume,” she adds. “It’s a wonderful sight, with people of all ages dressed as Batman or his friends and foes milling around and posing for photos.”

Gatej continues, “Harley Quinn is one of my favorite DC villains. She’s a deranged sweetheart with a deadly edge. You never know what you’ll get, but you can be sure it will be both frightening and delightful.”

According to DC Comics, The annual fan-favorite event, now in its fifth year, was first introduced to honor the iconic character’s 75th anniversary. Continuing the BATMAN DAY tradition, DC Entertainment has combined forces with thousands of comic book retailers, bookstores, schools and libraries across the country to bring fans exciting festivities in honor of Gotham’s protector.

Comic artists and cartoonists Bob Noberini and Doug Chapel are both locally renowned for their artistic contributions to the Worcester art scene. Some of Doug Chapel’s most recent work, a colorful mural featuring one of his signature robots, can be seen on the side of the WCUW radio building on the corner of Hawthorne and Main St. in Worcester, MA.

That’s Entertainment, located at the corner of Lois Lane and Park Ave. in Worcester, MA, is a pop culture emporium that specializes in everyone’s inner “geek.” They carry a wide variety of comics, vinyl records, vintage and modern video games and systems, anime, collectible card games, board games, sports cards, memorabilia, toys, posters, and other items.

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That’s Entertainment
244 Park Ave, Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 755-4207

MA – Batman Day 2016

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Guest artists Jim Taylor, Bob Noberini, Aaron White, and Doug Chapel will be offering free sketches and taking small commissions from noon till 5:00 PM at That’s Entertainment on Saturday September 17th as part of their Batman Day celebration! Each artist will be giving away a Batman Day commemorative print which will feature his artwork. Requests for commissions and free sketches are limited to one per person from each artist. Artists will also have merchandise and prints available for sale at their tables.

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That’s Entertainment
244 Park Ave, Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 755-4207

 

MA – Free Comic Book Day 2015

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Jeff Shultz, Richard Maurizio, and Bob Noberini appear at That’s Entertainment on Saturday May 2nd to celebrate Free Comic Book Day from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

As is tradition, the store will be giving away five free comics from a wide array of special releases made specifically to help celebrate the day. Over the years companies like Marvel and DC have used this event to launch their next big so be sure to check out this years selections! Customers are encouraged to come in early as some quantities of free comics are limited.

Special Guest Artists

Jeff Shultz – Artist of Archie, Betty and Veronica, and Jughead

Richard Maurizio – Artist of Looney Tunes, Animaniacs, Thunder Agents, and more.

Bob Noberini – well known for his dynamic superhero style

Artists will be showing their work offering signatures and drawing one free sketch for our customers.

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That’s Entertainment 
56 John Fitch Hwy, Fitchburg, MA 01420
978-342-8607

MA – The Hobbit Graphic Novel Signing

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Fantasy artist David T. Wenzel and local cartoonist Bob Noberini appear at That’s Entertainment on Saturday December 6th from noon till 5:00 PM!

David will be selling original art and prints, signing autographs and doing one free sketch per customer. Highlights of David’s work includes The Korvac Saga featured in Avengers comics and the highly acclaimed illustrated adaptation of The Hobbit!

Also appearing will be Bob Noberini from 12-5. Bob is well known for his dynamic superhero style and will be drawing one free sketch for our customers.

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That’s Entertainment
56 John Fitch Hwy, Fitchburg, MA 01420
978-342-8607

MA – Free Comic Book Day 2014

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Zack Giallongo, Rich Maurizio, Jeff Shultz, and Bob Noberini sign at That’s Entertainment on Saturday May 3rd for Free Comic Book Day!

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That’s Entertainment
244 Park Ave, Worcester, MA 01609
(508) 755-4207

MA – FCBD: The Hobbit Signing

David Wenzel and Bob Noberini appear at That’s Entertainment in Worcester, MA on Saturday, May 5, 2012, from Noon to 5 p.m. for Free Comic Book Day!

Press Release:

Acclaimed fantasy artist David T. Wenzel will appear at That’s Entertainment in Worcester on Free Comic Book Day 2012, Saturday May 5th Noon to 5 p.m. Wenzel is best known for his graphic novel adaptation of The Hobbit, which is one of the most successful artistic visualizations of classic literature ever done.

Wenzel will sign a free fantasy art print he has created especially for Free Comic Book Day attendees. This art event ties into mounting anticipation among fantasy fans for the premiere of the new The Hobbit movie, which will be released in December of this year.

“I know David plans to bring a variety of prints and paintings to display and sell,” says Company Manager Ken Carson, “so this will definitely be a colorful visual feast for fans of fantasy art. And it’s a great opportunity for aspiring artists to talk with a world-renowned professional.”

Scola has also lined up artist Bob Noberini for the event. Noberini is well-known for his dynamic superhero style, and he will be offering free sketches to attendees as time permits.

That’s Entertainment is a “pop culture emporium”, dealing mainly in comic books, toys, movies and video games. Located at 244 Park Avenue since 1992, they have operated in Worcester since 1980.

Free Comic Book Day is an annual promotional effort by the North American comic book industry to help bring new readers into independent comic book stores. Free Comic Book Day started in 2002 and is coordinated by the industry’s single large distributor, Diamond Comic Distributors. On Free Comic Book Day, participating retailers give away specially printed copies of comic books. In its first six years, more than 2000 retailers in more than 30 countries have given away more than 12 million Free Comic Book Day special-edition comic books. That’s Entertainment has participated in FCBD every year since its inception, and has regularly featured professional artists as part of the event.

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That’s Entertainment
244 Park Ave, Worcester, MA 01609

MA – Free Comic Book Day 2011

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Bob Noberini, Rich Maurizio, Eric Merced, Brian Nelson, and Bret Herholz sign on Saturday May 7, 2011 starting at noon for Free Comic Book Day!!

That’s Entertainment
244 Park Ave, Worcester, MA 01609

MA – Meanwhile Art Show

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The Davis Art Gallery presents: MEANWHILE… A Group Show of Worcester Comic Creators featuring the work of:

Evan Scola
Pete Beaudoin
Bob Noberini 
Alison Cowell
Brian Nelson 
Doug Chapel
Jamie Buckmaster
Andy Fish
Veronica Hebard
Derek Ring
Bret Herholz
Karl Cole
Robb Sandagata
& MORE!

Street parking or public library lot is available.

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2010
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Location: The Davis Art Gallery in The Printers Building
Street: 44 Portland Street, 3rd Floor
City/Town: Worcester, MA

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MA – Halloween Signing

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Come in and visit some spoooky local artists and creators including:

Bob Noberini! Bret Herholz! Derek Ring! and author Sam Costello!

Tomorrow (Halloweeeeen)!
Noon – 4pm!

There will be free sketches, silent art auctions and more!!!

 That’s Entertainment | 244 Park Ave | Worcester | MA | 01609

http://thatse.com/