Meet artist Brandon Peterson at Cards Comics and Collectibles on Saturday June 1, 2013 from 1:00 pm till 5:00 pm! Pick up his exclusive variant cover for Adventure Time #13! Brandon has previously worked on several titles for Marvel Comics including Ultimate Vision, Ultimate Extinction, Strange, Ultimate X-Men, Astonishing X-Men, Magneto Rex, X-Men, and Uncanny X-Men.
Cards Comics and Collectibles
100 A Chartley Drive, Reisterstown, MD 21136
Artist Scott Hanna and writer Doug Moench sign at Beachead Comics on Saturday May 25th from noon till 3:00pm! Scott has drawn just about every major character for Marvel and DC Comics; Doug is the acclaimed writer of Batman, Moon Knight, Werewolf By Night, Batman, Master of Kung-Fu and many, many more series for every comics publisher in existence. Both will autograph comics for customers and guests and Scott will do FREE sketches (time permitting). Copies of their comics work available for sale the day of the event. Everyone is welcome to attend, and there will NOT be any admission charge.
1601 Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18102
Come create with the contributing artists of newly published book, CHROMA, a stunning art annual featuring New England’s most talented underground artists. Chroma is a publication void of lighthouses, row boats or glistening waterfalls. This art will not be sold to tourists or hang on your dining room wall. This book is smart, innovative, historical, and traditional. This is urban jungles that rise up out of the old wilderness. This is New England.
Meet, draw, or hang out with several of these featured artists:
Raul Gonzales III, James Weinberg, Dan Blakeslee, Emily Dumas, Greg Orfanos, Scott Mulcahey, Robert Gill, Andrew Houle, Michael Crockett, John Cardinal, Adam Miller, and Mike Doherty.
Thursday, May 30th 6:30-9:30
FEE $25.00 – includes a copy of the book
Refreshments will be served.
Artist Exposure Presents: CHROMA at
26 Howland Street, Studio #2, Plymouth, MA 02360
Call # 508-747-4000 to make reservations
Legendary underground comic artist Kim Deitch appears at Chicago Comics on Friday, June 14, 2013 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm to sign his newest book: “The Amazing, Enlightening and Absolutely True Adventures of Katherine Whaley.” A limited number of copies of the book will be available.
3244 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60657
Writer Daniel Way signs at several stores on Saturday May 25th and Sunday May 26th! RSVP on Facebook!
Saturday May 25th
12:00 – 2:00pm
12345 Mountain Ave., Suite J, Chino, CA 91710
3:00 – 5:00pm
16509 Bellflower Blvd, Bellflower, CA 90706
6:00 – 8:00pm
Comic Hero University
140 E. Santa Fe Ave Fullerton, CA 92832
Sunday May 26th
1:00 – 3:00pm
Big Red Comics
8289 on the Mall 6261A, Buena Park, CA 90620
Rich Woodall and Matt Talbot sign at Rubber Chicken Comics on Friday, May 31, 2013!
Rubber Chicken Comics
15 N. Main Street (Rt 126), Bellingham, MA 02019
Author Joe Hill signs at Barnes & Noble on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
NOS4A2 is a spine-tingling novel of supernatural suspense from master of horror Joe Hill, the New York Times bestselling author of Heart-Shaped Box and Horns.
Victoria McQueen has a secret gift for finding things: a misplaced bracelet, a missing photograph, answers to unanswerable questions. On her Raleigh Tuff Burner bike, she makes her way to a rickety covered bridge that, within moments, takes her wherever she needs to go, whether it’s across Massachusetts or across the country.
Charles Talent Manx has a way with children. He likes to take them for rides in his 1938 Rolls-Royce Wraith with the NOS4A2 vanity plate. With his old car, he can slip right out of the everyday world, and onto the hidden roads that transport them to an astonishing – and terrifying – playground of amusements he calls “Christmasland.”
Then, one day, Vic goes looking for trouble—and finds Manx. That was a lifetime ago. Now Vic, the only kid to ever escape Manx’s unmitigated evil, is all grown up and desperate to forget. But Charlie Manx never stopped thinking about Victoria McQueen. He’s on the road again and he’s picked up a new passenger: Vic’s own son.
About the Author
Joe Hill is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Horns and Heart-Shaped Box and the prizewinning story collection 20th Century Ghosts. He is also the Eisner award–winning writer of an ongoing comic book series, Locke & Key. His new novel, NOS4A2, will be published in May 2013. You can follow Joe on Twitter, where he goes by the inspired handle of @joe_hill.
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
1741 S Willow Street, Manchester, NH 03103-3207
Aw Yeah Comics welcomes superstar artist GENE HA on Wednesday, May 22nd from 5pm to 7pm! Among many other things, he is the artist on next week’s JUSTICE LEAGUE #20. He will be signing and doing quick sketches for patrons who pick up a copy.
Aw Yeah Comics
4933 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60077
Joëlle Jones, Rachel Edidin, Dylan Meconis, and Leia Weathington sign at Things From Another World on Friday June 7th from 8:00 till 10:00 p.m.
A women-only event! Meet and mingle with your local female comics community at Ladies Night June 7 at the Portland Things From Another World. Bring your questions for a Q&A with local women of comics Joëlle Jones (Helheim), Rachel Edidin (Wired.com), Dylan Meconis (Family Man), and Leia Weathington (The Legend of Bold Riley) from 7 to 8 p.m., then participate in a Drink & Draw and t-shirt “remodeling” demonstration from 8 to 10 p.m. Complimentary snacks and beer/wine provided (for those 21+ with valid ID).
“Portland has an incredible network of women connected to the comics community–whether they create comics, write about them, or read them,” said TFAW Public Relations Manager Elisabeth Allie. “We’ve had two previous Ladies Nights, and there’s just nothing like seeing an entire store filled with women who love comics–they’re very special events.”
In addition to the Q&A and Drink & Draw, Dark Horse Comics’ Events and Community Manager Kari Yadro will lead a demonstration of how to transform men’s t-shirts into cool, stylish tops for women. Bring your own t-shirt (or purchase one at TFAW) to join in!
Do you make comics, love comics, or just want to learn more about them? Mark your calendars for Ladies Night at the Portland TFAW June 7, and make sure to spread the word!
Things From Another World
2916 NE Broadway, Portland, OR 97232
Author Lauren Beukes signs at The Poisoned Pen on June 5, 2013 from 7:00 till 8:30 pm!
About The Shining Girls
The Time Traveler’s Wife meets The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo in this story of a time-traveling serial killer who is impossible to trace–until one of his victims survives.
In Depression-era Chicago, Harper Curtis finds a key to a house that opens on to other times. But it comes at a cost. He has to kill the shining girls: bright young women, burning with potential. He stalks them through their lives across different eras until, in 1989, one of his victims, Kirby Mazrachi, survives and starts hunting him back.
Working with an ex-homicide reporter who is falling for her, Kirby has to unravel an impossible mystery.
THE SHINING GIRLS is a masterful twist on the classic serial killer tale: a violent quantum leap featuring a memorable and appealing girl in pursuit of a deadly criminal.
Lauren Beukes is the author of the acclaimed novels Moxyland and Zoo City. She is a recipient of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, finished runner-up to Lev Grossman for the John W Campbell Award, was shortlisted for a plethora of other awards and received rave reviews from around the world including The New York Times and The Guardian. She has also written the comic series Fairest for Vertigo. She lives in Cape Town, South Africa with her husband and her daughter. Visit her online at laurenbeukes.com
The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
4014 N Goldwater Blvd STE 101, Scottsdale, AZ, 85251