JILL THOMPSON is returning to Challengers on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM and she’s bringing her all new graphic novel, WONDER WOMAN THE TRUE AMAZON with her! This is a fully painted graphic novel that Jill has written and painted and we’re so excited for it to be released. SO excited in fact, that we’re throwing this party!
Not only is it a signing, but we’ll have Wonder Woman themed activities, a WW Costume Contest and a WW Coloring Contest!*
Come celebrate Jill’s return to the character that helped make her the comics superstar she is today!
This event is for the whole family, but “Wonder Woman The True Amazon” may be too intense for very young readers.
*Contests are for 12-and-under only; entries will be posted on social media and winners will be notified 1 week after the event.
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Comics superstar JIM LEE signs at Vroman’s Bookstore on Saturday September 17, 2016 at 5:00 PM to celebrate BATMAN DAY!
Fans MUST purchase a copy of either Batman: Europa OR Harley Quinn’s Greatest Hits from Vroman’s Bookstore in order to receive a signing line ticket.With purchase of Batman: Europa OR Harley Quinn’s Greatest Hits fans may get a maximum of 2 other items signed.
The signing line will be limited to 150 fans ONLY due to Jim Lee’s busy schedule. Our Will Call department will be handling all purchases of Batman: Europa OR Harley Quinn’s Greatest Hits for the signing. NO PRE-ORDERS OR ONLINE ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS EVENT. Customers must make your purchase at our Will Call window or over the phone to receive a ticket to be in the signing line on September 17. Books and tickets will be available starting on Wednesday, September 7. * The signing will begin promptly at 5pm and end at 6:30pm.
Jim Lee, a world-renowned comic book artist, writer, editor and publisher, is now currently the Co-Publisher of DC Entertainment (DCE) alongside Dan DiDio.
Known for his incredibly detailed and dynamic artistic style, Lee is one of the most revered and respected artists in American comics. A veritable legend in the industry, he has received numerous accolades and recognition for his work, including the Harvey Special Award for New Talent in 1990, the Inkpot Award in 1992, and the Wizard Fan Award in 1996, 2002 and 2003. Prior to his current post at DCE, Lee served as Editorial Director, where he oversaw WildStorm Studios and was also the artist for many of DC Comics’ bestselling comic books and graphic novels, including ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER, BATMAN: HUSH, and SUPERMAN: FOR TOMORROW. He also serves as the Executive Creative Director for the DC Universe Online (DCUO) massively multiplayer action game from Sony Online Entertainment (SOE).
In 1992, he started his own production company, WildStorm Productions, and co-founded Image Comics, an independent comics company that quickly grew to become the third largest North American publisher. (DC Comics)
695 E. Colorado Blvd Pasadena, CA 91101
Writer Hope Larson signs at Comics Factory on Saturday September 17, 2016 from noon till 4:00 PM to celebrate BATMAN DAY!
1298 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena CA 91106
Detective Comics writer James Tynion IV and Batman Beyond artist Bernard Chang appear at A Shop Called Quest on Saturday, September 17, 2016 to celebrate BATMAN DAY 2016!
Chang will be signing and sketching from 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Tynion IV will be signing from 4:00 – 6:00 pm
A Shop Called Quest
300 S. Santa Fe Ave Unit B. Los Angeles, CA. 90013
Legendary Silver Age comic book artist Joe Giella appears at Best Comics in New Hyde Park on Saturday September 24th from 11AM – 4PM. Joe will be meeting fans and signing books as well as selling prints and original art.
Joe Giella began his career in comics during the Golden Age but he is best known for his inking work during the Silver Age of comics. During the Silver Age he worked on stories featuring Batman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Hawkman, The Atom and Adam Strange. Joe worked with other giants in the comic field at this time including Carmine Infantino and Gil Kane! He made contributions to legendary issues such as Flash #123 (“The Flash of Two Worlds”) and Brave and the Bold #28 (the first appearance of the Justice League)! Joe also worked on key issues that introduced some of comics’ greatest characters including Batman #181, the first appearance of Poison Ivy and Flash issues #112 and # 117 the first appearances of Elongated Man and Captain Boomerang! Joe would go on to be the artist on the Mary Worth comic strip, which he worked on until 2016.
1300 Jericho Tpke, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Artist Nick Derington appears at Austin Books & Comics on Wednesday Sept. 14th from 4:00 – 7:00 PM to celebrate the release of DOOM PATROL #1, which is the first title of Gerard Way’s Young Animals imprint for DC Comics.
Austin Books & Comics
5002 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751
DC Comics artist Philip Tan appears at Arsenal Comics on Wednesday Sept. 14th from 2pm to 5pm signing copies of his comic Suicide Squad: Rebirth #1!
Arsenal Comics & Games
2333 Michael Drive, Newbury Park, CA 91320
Writer Gene Luen Yang (Boxers & Saints, American Born Chinese) appears at Illusive Comics and Games on Wednesday September 14, 2016 from 6-8pm to celebrate the release of New Super-Man #3!
Illusive Comics and Games
1270 Franklin Mall, Santa Clara, CA, 95050
Artist Klaus Janson (Dark Knight Returns, Daredevil) signs at JHU Comic Books on Saturday September 17, 2016 from 2:00 till 4:00 PM!
With some Batman freebies to get, a 25% off of all Batman items sale and Klaus signing, this will be the best Batman Day, ever!
With an amazing body of work, Kalus Janson is one of the most revered and beloved Batman artists around! Having worked on such great and classic books like, The Dark Knight Returns, Detective Comics, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Daredevil and so many more fantastic books, we are delighted and honor to have him sign with us to celebrate Batman Day!
*Purchase of a Batman item required to participate in signing event. Up to 5 items to be signed by Klaus at a time, per person.
**Must be a member of the free JHU Comic Books membership program to participate in sale. Valid on in stock items only. Discount can not be applied to consignment items. Some restrictions may apply.
JHU Comic Books MANHATTAN
32 East 32nd Street, New York, NY 10016
Gerard Way (lead singer of My Chemical Romance, co-creator of Umbrella Academy and The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys) appears at Golden Apple Comics on Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM to sign DOOM PATROL #1, the first issue of his new comic book series from DC’s Young Animal line.
INFO: There will be an enforced signing limit of:
- one (1) Doom Patrol (any cover)
- one (1) personal item or something bought at Golden Apple Comics
RSVP on Facebook!
Golden Apple Comics
7018 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038