JHU Comic Books is proud to host a signing for Comic Book People 2, where you will get to see and meet SO MANY amazing talents in the world of comics!
For so many years, Jackie Estrada has been an instrumental figure in comics, having been instrumental to the growth and success of the SDCC, as adminstrator of the Eisner Awards and has taken so many amazing photos of your favorite talent in that time period!
Jackie Estrada, Batton Lash, Danny Fingeroth, Calvin Reid, Alex Simmons, Mary Wilshire, Elaine Lee and Dean Haspiel will all be there on Friday, March 25, 2016 at 6:00 PM, with more special guests to be announced!
*Purchase of Comic Book People or Comic Book People 2 required to participate in signing event.
COMIC BOOK PEOPLE VOL 2 PHOTOGRAPHS FROM 1990s
This high-quality hardcover coffee table book offers a unique peek at the comics industry in the 1990s. It features some 600 candid photos of comics creators taken by Jackie Estrada at the San Diego Comic-Con, WonderCon, Chicago ComiCon, APE, SPX, and other shows during the decade, along with commentary and anecdotes about each person. The photos depict not only the big names of the period but also up-and-coming stars early in their careers as well as Golden and Silver Age comic book greats who were still with us.
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Longtime comics industry insider Jackie Estrada appears at Meltdown Comics on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 2:00 PM to sign her two hardcover books of photographs she took at Comic-Cons in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.
Join Jackie and dozens of other Comic Book People for a celebration of comics’ “olden day,” and get your books autographed by everyone!
Special Guests include:
Scott & Ivy McCloud, Wendy Pini, Mimi Pond, Batton Lash, Tony Millionaire, Lea Seidman Hernandez, David Seidman, Dawn Brown, Bill Morrison, Craig Miller, Michal Davis, Randy Reynaldo, Paul Power, Ruth Clampett, William O’Neill, Charles Hatfield, Brinke Stevens and many more!
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Meet photographer/author Jackie Estrada at Earth-2 Comics on Saturday, September 13th at 4:00 PM and get a signed copy of this amazing coffee-table time machine! Jackie will also offer a brief history of the early days of comic book conventions and fandom.
Refreshments will be served.
About the Author
Longtime comics industry insider Jackie Estrada is releasing her book Comic Book People: Photographs from the 1970s and 1980s, a unique peek at the early days of comics conventions before they were big pop culture events, when the giants of the industry mingled casually with their peers and fans.
The high-quality hardcover coffee-table book features some 600 candid photos of comics creators taken in the 1970s and 1980s, along with commentary and anecdotes about each person.
Jackie Estrada has been a comics fan since the 1960s and has been to every San Diego Comic-Con, as well as to numerous other comics, science fiction, and similar fan events over the last four decades. Her involvement in comics has included editing publications for Comic-Con, serving as the administrator of the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards since 1990, serving as president of Friends of Lulu, and being the co-publisher of Exhibit A Press, which produces her husband Batton Lash’s Supernatural Law graphic novels.
Her photos of comics creators have appeared in numerous books and publications, from Paul Levitz’s 75 Years of DC Comics and Julius Schwartz’s autobiography Man of Two Worlds to Alter Ego and Comics Buyer’s Guide. Most prominently, dozens of her photos were used in Dark Horse’s Comics: Between the Panels and in Comic-Con: 40 Years of Artists, Writers, Fans, and Friends. Most recently, her photos could be seen in the PBS special on the history of superheroes.
The candid photos depict not only Golden and Silver Age comic book greats and mainstream creators of the period but also publishers and editors, underground and alternative cartoonists, big-name fans, comic strip cartoonists, animation directors and voice actors, science fiction and fantasy authors, and movie and TV celebrities.
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