The Return of LadiesCon 2017

Press Release:

The Ladies of Comicazi, who represent an inclusive community devoted to consuming, critiquing, and creating comics and pop culture, are teaming up with their homebase, Comicazi, to bring the second annual LadiesCon to the Armory on September 16, 2017. Admission is FREE!

The one-day show will present writers, artists, creators and artisans specializing in comics, fantasy, and science fiction, with a particular emphasis on creators who identify as women, LGBTQ, and people of color, as well as local artists.

Meet creators, buy books and crafts, and see panels on a variety of topics, including cosplay and fanfiction! The first show was a huge hit – don’t miss this one.

GUESTS INCLUDE:

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Arts at the Armory
191 Highland Avenue, Somerville, Massachusetts 02143
(617) 718-2191

MA – Amy Chu Signing

Writer Amy Chu (Red Sonja, KISS, Poison Ivy, Sensation Comics, X-O Manowar) appears at Comicazi on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 5:00 till 6:00 PM to sign comics!

Comicazi
407 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144
617-666-2664

 

MA – FCBD: Comicazi Signing

Local artists Matt Bessette, Steven Coughlin, John Jumani, Lindsay Moore, Roel Torres appear at Comicazi on Saturday, May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Comicazi
407 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144
617-666-2664

MA – Comicazi Signing

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Bob Salley (Salvagers), Johnny C (Surrounded by Death, Sartana), and Josh Dahl (Rapid City) sign at Comicazi on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 3:00 PM.

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Comicazi
407 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144
617-666-2664

Chris Evans Surprises Comic Fans at Local Shop

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Some lucky fans got a big surprise when actor Chris Evans unexpectedly showed up at Comicazi, a comic shop in Somerville, MA, for a series of pranks which were captured on video (see below). The event was organized to advertise a contest Evans is currently running with Omaze in which participants contribute to charity for a chance to meet and participate in an escape room with him. Proceeds from the contest benefit Christopher’s Haven, a local nonprofit that provides support to kids fighting cancer.

Comicazi co-owner Mike Burke said they were contacted out of the blue by Omaze, whose team had previously scouted the store and found it ideal for their purposes. “Once everything was finalized, they had a crew set the cameras up the day before,” said Burke. “The next day Chris Evans came in to participate and get the whole thing going. He was a very nice guy.”

A Boston native, Evans has appeared in several comic book based movies most notably as Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He has previously benefited Christopher’s Haven at their fundraiser and two years ago famously visited their patients alongside actor Chris Pratt after winning a bet with the star of Guardians of the Galaxy that the New England Patriots would defeat the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl.

Click here to enter the Omaze contest…

photo courtesy of Comicazi 

MA – Baltimore: The Red Kingdom #1 Signing

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Writer Christopher Golden appears at Comicazi on Saturday February 11th from 1:00 – 4:00 PM!

Golden is currently writing Baltimore for Dark Horse Comics with Mike Mignola, and his past comics credits include Joe Golem: Occult Detective, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sons of Anarchy, The Punisher, and many more. Golden is a New York Times best selling author, and his most recent novels include Dead Ringers, Tin Men, Snowblind, and his next novel, Ararat.

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Comicazi
407 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144
617-666-2664

MA – The Fifth Beatle Signing

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Writer Vivek J. Tiwary signs The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story at Comicazi on Friday October 28, 2016 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM.

The Fifth Beatle is an award-winning, #1 New York Times best selling graphic novel and forthcoming feature film recounting the untold true story of Brian Epstein– the brilliant visionary who discovered the Beatles in a cellar in Liverpool, nurtured, protected, and guided them to international stardom, but died painfully lonely at the age of 32.

Comicazi
407 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144
617-666-2664

MA – Silk Signing

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Tana Ford, artist of Marvel’s Silk, will be signing at Comicazi on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 from 4pm-6pm.

Comicazi 
407 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144
617-666-2664

Ladies of Comicazi Debut LadiesCon 2016

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The Ladies of Comicazi are pleased to invite you to our very first convention: LadiesCon 2016!

LadiesCon is a one-day celebration of women of all kinds and their work in comic books, science fiction, fantasy, cosplay, and many other realms of pop culture. Special guests include Linda Medley (Castle Waiting), Erica Henderson (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Jughead), and Ming Doyle (Girl Over Paris, Constantine: The Hellblazer). More guests and vendors will be announced as the event approaches.

Admission is FREE! All are welcome!

IMPORTANT UPDATE: We have added tickets for LadiesCon – due to the huge response to the event, we think this will help us keep the day a safe and fun one for all. The event is still free, but we will be able to better track attendance; get tickets at the link…

LadiesCon 2016 will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 on the third floor of 212 Elm Street in Somerville, MA. It’s an easy walk from the Davis Square Red Line stop and mere steps away from Comicazi.

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MA – The Chair Signing

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Peter Simeti, publisher/founder of Alterna Comics, appears at Comicazi on Friday October 9th from 3:00 – 8:00 PM to sign THE CHAIR!

Comicazi
407 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144
617-666-2664

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