Bedrock City Comics is excited to welcome Power Cubed writer, author, and cover artist Aaron Lopresti to our Westheimer location on Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 1:00 – 6:00 PM.
Lopresti has worked on a wide variety of characters including: Spider-Man, X-Men, The Hulk, The Avengers, Batman, Plastic Man, Green Lantern, Superboy, Xena, Star Trek, Gen 13, Mystic, and the self published Atomic Toybox (just to name a few).
Aaron will provide quick head shots for $10.00 and will have prints and sketchbooks to sell too.
Read on to get the details on Aaron Lopresti’s remarkable Power Cubed first issue:
POWER CUBED #1 (OF 4)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W/A/CA) Aaron Lopresti
What if you had a piece of technology that created anything you could possibly want, and all you had to do was imagine it? What would you wish for? For Kenny Logan, his first wish is to survive his eighteenth birthday! His unique matter-reinterpreting device has attracted the attention of a bumbling Nazi scientist with plans for world domination and an elite government agent who is hell bent on acquiring the device to stop an alien invasion at any cost. Aaron Lopresti delivers a comical coming-of-age tale in a fantastic sci-fi universe!
Aaron is also currently writing and drawing the up coming Metamorpho series for DC and is probably best known for his work on Wonder Woman, Justice League International, Ms. Marvel, Planet Hulk and most recently DC’s Convergence.
Bedrock City Comic Co.
6516 Westheimer, Suite D, Houston, TX 77057
Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) appears in conversation with Jack McElroy, Editor of the Knoxville News Sentinel, on Monday, September 28, 2015 at 7:30 PM to present the latest collection PEARLS GET SACRIFICED!
Knoxville News Sentinel
2332 News Sentinel Dr, Knoxville, TN 37921
“The Grail is a story, a myth! It didn’t exist on your world! It can’t exist here!”
The city-state of Varuz is failing. Duke Aurelian is the last of his line, his capital is crumbling, and the armies of his enemy, Duke Conrad, are poised beyond the mountains to invade. Aurelian is preparing to gamble everything on one last battle. So when a holy man, the Doctor, comes to Varuz from beyond the mountains, Aurelian asks for his blessing in the war.
However, all is not what it seems in Varuz. The city- guards have lasers for swords, and the halls are lit by electric candlelight. Aurelian’s beloved wife, Guena, and his most trusted knight, Bernhardt, seem to be plotting to overthrow their Duke, and Clara finds herself drawn into their intrigue…
Will the Doctor stop Aurelian from going to war? Will Clara’s involvement in the plot against the Duke be discovered? Why is Conrad’s ambassador so nervous? And who are the ancient and weary knights who arrive in Varuz claiming to be on a quest for the Holy Grail.
Una McCormack is a New York Times bestselling author. She has written two Doctor Who novels featuring the Eleventh Doctor, Amy and Rory: The King’s Dragon and The Way through the Woods, as well as several audio dramas for Big Finish. She lives in Cambridge with her partner, Matthew, and their daughter, Verity.
28 – 30 Burleigh Street, Cambridge, CB1 1DG
Artist Gabriel “Gabo” Bautista appears at Arcane Comics on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 from 5:00 till 8:00 PM to sign THE LIFE AFTER!
5809 15th Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107
Mike Wellman and Rafael Navarro appear at The Comic Bug on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 5:00 – 9:00 PM to sign GUNS A’ BLAZIN’!
The Comic Bug
1807 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Writer/artist Tim Seeley (Batman Eternal, Revival, Hack/Slash) appears at Barnes & Noble on Saturday September 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM for BATMAN DAY!
Barnes & Noble
55 Old Orchard Center Skokie, IL 60077
R. A. Salvatore appears at the Tattered Cover Bookstore on Tuesday, September 15th from 7:00 PM!
Multiple award-winning fantasy author R. A. Salvatore may still be best known as the creator of the dark elf Drizzt, one of fantasy’s most beloved characters. Salvatore will read from and sign Archmage, in which Drizzt returns to the Underdark. With everything Drizzt’s fans crave — action, adventure, characters that resonate with equal measures of warrior spirit and deep compassion, and no shortage of wicked dark elves — Archmage is another exciting addition to Salvatore’s bestselling series.
2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80206
Cartoonist Kate Beaton appears at the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 7:00 PM!
You’re invited to the launch of Kate Beaton‘s Step Aside, Pops, a new Hark! A Vagrant collection. Kate will be joined in conversation by Alexandra Zsigmond, art director for the New York Times Opinion section. A Q&A and book signing will follow.
Kate Beaton’s first collection, Hark! A Vagrant, was an unequivocal hit, spending five months on the New York Times bestseller list; topping best-of-the-year lists from E!, Amazon, Time, and more; and winning the hearts of hundreds of thousands of fans. Kate Beaton returns with a refined pen in Step Aside, Pops, ready to make jokes at the expense of hunks, army generals, scientists, and Canadians in equal measure. Irreverently funny and carefully researched, no target is safe from Beaton’s incisive wit in these satirical strips. With a few carefully placed lines, she captures the over-the-top evil of the straw feminists in the closet, the disgruntled dismay of Heathcliff, and Wonder Woman’s all-conquering ennui. Step Aside, Pops is sharp, insightful, and very funny. Come prepared to laugh!
Alexandra Zsigmond has been an art director and designer for the New York Times Opinion section since 2011, and currently art directs the Sunday Review. She commissions original illustration by a wide range of international artists and cartoonists to accompany articles in NYT Opinion, both in print and online.She received her BA from Stanford University in Philosophy and the Visual Arts and has a background in classical and modern dance. Alexandra has worked as an arts coordinator, curator, or designer for a variety of notable art organizations, including Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Cabinet Magazine, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby Street New York, NY 10012
Writer Sterling Gates (World’s Finest, Supergirl, Justice League of America) appears at Earth-2 Comics on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 6:00 PM to sign FLASH SEASON ZERO #12!
15017 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Come hang out with New York Comic Con and Brooklyn Brewery to launch the Defender, the Official beer of New York Comic Con on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 7: 30 PM! Kick back and relax on this hump day with a pint of the Defender and mingle with other pop culture Fans for a pre-NYCC celebration. We’ll be joined by Defender artist Khary Randolph with the opportunity for some awesome photo ops! Come dressed to conquer all evil and take part in the Defender Costume Contest for a chance to win tickets to NYCC. Rock Candy Cakes will be unveiling a Defender cake based on Khary’s artwork and there may even be some exciting giveaways. You don’t want to miss this. We’ll see you there! (21+ only)
Brooklyn Brewery Tasting Room
79 North 11th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11249