CA – Drew: The Man Behind The Poster Screening

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Illustrator Drew Struzan appears on Saturday, May 10th from 1:00-5:00pm at the Forest Lawn Museum to screen the documentary Drew: The Man Behind The Poster. Refreshments and a book signing session to follow. Screening starts promptly at 1:00. Free parking and admission. Struzan’s art will be on display till May 26th as part of the Drew & Bob – The Masters of Movie Art exhibition.

Please RSVP for this event as seating is limited.  RSVP via email to:  museum@forestlawn.com or via phone at 323-340-4792

Forest Lawn Museum
1712 S Glendale Ave Glendale, CA 91205
(323) 254-3131

IL – Star Wars Reads Day 2013

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Artist Dave Dorman signs at Barnes & Noble this Saturday October 5, 2013 at 2:00 pm for Star Wars Reads Day! There will be costume contests, trivia, crafts and more throughout the afternoon!

Barnes & Noble – Spring Hill Mall
1468 Springhill Mall Blvd, West Dundee, IL 60118
847-426-5614

CA – Shadowline Signing

Artist Ian McCaig signs at Stuart Ng Books on Tuesday June 5th from 7:00 – 9:00pm!

Press Release:

Meet artist and concept designer Iain McCaig in our bookstore Tuesday, June 5th, from 7 to 9 pm.  If you cannot attend in person, you may order an autographed copy.   Iain will be happy to inscribe/personalize the books upon request.   We have a limited supply of hardcover first editions of Iain’s retrospective art book.

“McCaig is best known for his work as a principal designer on the three Star Wars prequels, including the iconic characters Queen Amidala and Darth Maul, as well as his work on many major motion pictures, television, and video games. His work can be seen in such acclaimed films as Terminator 2, Hook, Francis Ford Coppola’s Dracula, Interview with a Vampire, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. “Shadowline presents a stunning portfolio of more than two decades of McCaig’s masterful concept designs and storyboards, cover art and illustrations, as well as his private sketchbooks and personal paintings.”

Stuart Ng Books
20655 S Western Ave, Suite 104, Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 909-1929

The Secrets of Darth Maul

Press Release:

Lucasfilm Ltd. and Cartoon Network invite you to limited theatrical screenings and a BIG SCREEN sneak peek at an all-new Clone Wars villain – the monstrous SAVAGE OPRESS! For the first time ever, Sith training will be explored – and with it, truths about the very nature of the dark side itself!

A warrior forged by a dark sorcery as mystical and powerful as the Force, Opress will uncover shocking revelations about the galaxy’s tenuous balance of power, including secrets about one of the Sith’s most infamous villains — Episode I’s Darth Maul! From his origins to his fate, Maul’s mysteries will at long last be uncovered…

For a list of cities where these screenings will occur, and to RSVP, follow the links below. These screenings are FREE, but we ask that all attendees bring a new/unwrapped toy to benefit children in need this holiday season. In the spirit of giving, Hasbro has generously agreed to match every donation with a Star Wars toy.

Select your city:

Atlanta, GA
Boston, MA
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
San Francisco, CA
Seattle, WA
Phoenix, AZ
Washington, D.C.

edit: All screenings are sold out!!

NE – The FCBD Menace

RAY PARK of Star Wars, G.I. Joe, X-Men and Heroes fame will be our guest of honor for FCBD! The calls have already started and everyone (including us) seems really pumped! We have pricing info on autographs. $30 will get you the John Hancock of Mr. Ray Park! A nice thing that Mr. Park has agreed to is he will take photos with customers at no extra charge as long as an autograph is purchased. $30 gets your item signed or you can buy one of Mr. Park’s fantastic photos. We spoke with Mr. Park this weekend at C2E2 and he is excited about meeting his fans in Omaha!

CYNTHIA MARTIN, Star Wars artist for the Marvel series has agreed (after much pleading) to be our special comic book guest! She is one of the nicest people in the comic business and does fantastic sketches! Cynthia has created a fantastic Darth Maul sketch available at Krypton on FCBD!

ANOTHER GREAT ARTIST SIGNS AT FCBD:
Brook Turner, an Image comics artist of the fan favorite “GOLLY” will also appear at FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!  We have seen Brook go from an artist with a dream to an artist with a job! Our buddy Phil Hester took Brook under his wing, saw his talent and now BAM! the rest is history! Great to have you and looking forward to seeing you!

Even more free comic book day news!
Our friends at Red Robin at 170th and Center will be handing out FREE coupons!  FREE COMICS AND FREE FOOD!!!  Does it get any better than that?

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY ARTISTS MATT AND MICK GLEBE CREATED THIS GREAT FLYER! Check out their kick butt website for great videos and samples of their new book THE MITH.

Members of the 501st Central Garrison will also be keeping the galaxy safe around Krypton Comics on FCBD! I can’t say enough great things about this group of people. Kids just love having their picture taken with a stormtrooper! This year some Clone Troopers are going to show up!

Krypton Comics, 2819 South 125th Avenue, Omaha, NE 68144-3873