CAPS Launches Stan & Sharon Sakai Benefit Auction on March 6th

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**UPDATE** Auctions begin TODAY on eBay starting at 5PM PST/8PM EST at the link!!

Press Release:

CAPS TO LAUNCH ART AUCTION FEATURING ORIGINAL WORKS BY MATT GROENING, JACK DAVIS, MIKE MIGNOLA, J. SCOTT CAMPBELL, ADAM HUGHES AND HUNDREDS MORE TO BENEFIT FELLOW CARTOONIST STAN SAKAI AND FAMILY

On Thursday, March 6, 2014, Southern California’s CAPS, the Comic Art Professional Society, will launch an ongoing series of eBay auctions of original comic art. Its goal is to raise funds for medical care for Sharon Sakai, the wife of respected cartoonist and longtime CAPS member Stan Sakai, creator of the samurai rabbit USAGI YOJIMBO. Sharon has been battling a debilitating brain tumor for some time; after an extended hospital stay and convalescence, she is currently at home, but her condition requires 24-hour care and medicine that costs more than the Sakai’s insurance covers. 100% of the proceeds of these auctions will go directly to Stan and Sharon Sakai to help pay their ongoing medical expenses.

Known for his exquisite work with female characters, J. Scott Campbell created this wonderful ink drawing to benefit Sharon & Stan Sakai in the CAPS auction.

Known for his exquisite work with female characters, J. Scott Campbell created this wonderful ink drawing to benefit Sharon & Stan Sakai in the CAPS auction.

The CAPS auctions will be conducted through eBay.com beginning on Thursday, March 6, with a new set of auctions every following Thursday. Each auction, sold under the seller name of “CAPSauction”, will be ten days in length with twenty to forty items in each set of auctions. The donations of original artwork and collectibles (including newly created art unique to this event, vintage comic book pages, comic strips, illustrations, animation art, limited edition statues, and IDW Artist’s editions books) number over three hundred with new items arriving every day.

Contributors include: Adam Hughes, Alex Maleev, Arthur Adams, Batton Lash, Eric Powell, Jan Duursema, Jerry Ordway, Jordi Bernet, Matt Groening, Michael Allred, Mike Mignola, Paul Gulacy, Sanjuliàn, Scott Shaw!, Jim Steranko, Tim Sale, William Stout, Bill Sienkiewicz, Cameron Stewart, Dan Brereton, Daniel Parsons, Dave Gibbons, Dean Yeagle, Doug Sneyd, Dustin Nguyen, Bill Morrison, Tone Rodriguez, Sergio Aragonés, Fabio Moon, Francisco Francavilla, Gene Ha, Geof Darrow, Gilbert Hernandez, Jack Davis, James O’Barr, Kevin Eastman, Jeff Lemire, Jeff Smith, Kazu Kibuishi, Liam Sharp, Tom Richmond, Michael Jantze, Olivia, Oscar Martin, Paul Chadwick, Richard Corben, Tom Mandrake, Walter Simonson, Charles Vess, Dan Spiegle, J. Scott Campbell and many more.

Many of the pieces featuring Usagi Yojimbo will appear in a new oversized hardcover book from Dark Horse, THE SAKAI PROJECT: ARTISTS CELEBRATE THIRTY YEARS OF USAGI YOJIMBO, which will be released on July 23, 2014. All proceeds from this book will go to Stan and Sharon Sakai. Much of the custom Usagi Yojimbo art created for this book will also be sold as a part of CAPS’ online auctions.

These fund-raising auctions will be promoted through ComicArtFans.com, and the CAPS – COMIC ART PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY Facebook page where you will be able to see updated information such as when certain pieces will be auctioned.

UK – Sin Titulo Signing

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Cameron Stewart, creator of the award-winning comic Sin Titulo, and artist on such mind blindingly good titles as Batman and Robin and SeaGuy appears at Gosh! on Saturday January the 4th from 2:00pm to 3:00pm for a signing!

We’ll have plenty of copies of our Sin Titulo Bookplate Edition in the shop, as well as other titles by Cameron. An excellent way to blow the post Christmas brain cobwebs off!

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Gosh Comics
1 Berwick St, SoHo, London W1F0DR
United Kingdom

NYC – Sin Titulo Signing

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Artist Cameron Stewart appears at Bergen Street Comics on Wednesday November 16th on his Sin Titulo Tour! Cameron has worked on Batman & Robin, Catwoman, Seaguy, BPRD, Invisibles, and Assassins Creed to name just a few!

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Bergen Street Comics
470 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

OH – Sin Titulo Signing

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Artist Cameron Stewart appears at Laughing Ogre Comics on Monday November 14th on his Sin Titulo Tour! Cameron has worked on Batman & Robin, Catwoman, Seaguy, BPRD, Invisibles, and Assassins Creed to name just a few!

Laughing Ogre Comics
4258 N. High Street Columbus, OH 43214
(614) 267-6473

IL – Sin Titulo Signing

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Creator Cameron Stewart signs at Challengers Comics on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm for the Sin Titulo tour!

Plus Christopher Mitten signs the same day!

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Challengers Comics 
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

IL – Umbral Signing

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Artist Christopher Mitten signs at Challengers Comics on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm!

PLUS Cameron Stewart signs the same day!

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Challengers Comics 
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

TX – Sin Titulo Signing

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Meet Cameron Stewart at Austin Books & Comics on Monday, November 11th. Press Release: Cameron Stewart’s Eisner Award-winning webcomic has been collected in its entirety in a hardcover volume by Dark Horse Comics, and we’re thrilled to host the artist’s only Texas stop on his whirlwind North American promotional tour! Pick up the new hardcover (we’ll also have Seaguy and more of Stewart’s books in stock, too!) and get it signed, ask questions, and get a chance to talk with the celebrated creator!

About Sin Titulo:
Following the death of his grandfather, young Alex Mackay discovers a mysterious photograph in the old man’s belongings that sets him on an adventure like no other-where dreams and reality merge, family secrets are laid bare, and lives are irrevocably altered.

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Austin Books & Comics
5002 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751

CA – Sin Titulo Signing

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Artist Cameron Stewart appears at Secret Headquarters on Friday November 8th at 7:00pm on his Sin Titulo Tour! Cameron has worked on Batman & Robin, Catwoman, Seaguy, BPRD, Invisibles, and Assassins Creed to name just a few!

Secret Headquarters
3817 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

OR – Sin Titulo Signing

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Artist Cameron Stewart appears at Floating World Comics on Monday November 4th from 6:00pm until 8:00pm on his Sin Titulo Tour!

Press Release:

Cameron Stewart is on tour supporting the release of the hardcover edition of his Eisner award winning webcomic, Sin Titulo. He’ll be at Floating World on Monday November 4th, from 6-8pm to meet fans and sign copies of his new book.

Following the death of his grandfather, Alex Mackay discovers an enigmatic photograph of the old man smiling happily with an unknown and alluring young woman. Could his grandfather—whom Alex remembers as a sad and broken soul, longing for death— have been leading a double life? Alex’s mounting obsession with unraveling this mystery snatches him away from his mundane existence and thrusts him into a weird and sordid world of ever-escalating danger—where dreams and reality merge, childhood traumas and family secrets are laid bare, and lives are irrevocably altered.

Cameron Stewart (B.P.R.D., Batman & Robin) blends elements of noir, magic realism, and autobiography in this highly lauded and Eisner Award­–winning mystery-thriller.

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Floating World Comics
400 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR 97209
(503) 241-0227

WA – Sin Titulo Signing

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Artist Cameron Stewart appears at Arcane Comics on Saturday November 2nd on his Sin Titulo Tour! Cameron has worked on Batman & Robin, Catwoman, Seaguy, BPRD, Invisibles, and Assassins Creed to name just a few!

Arcane Comics
5809 15th Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107

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