WonderCon Anaheim 2018 is Right Around the Corner

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Have you heard what we have right around the corner? It’s WonderCon Anaheim time! Yes, we’re the people who bring you Comic-Con in San Diego, and now we’re focused on our big show up the freeway. WonderCon Anaheim will be Friday through Sunday, March 23rd to March 25th at the newly remodeled Anaheim Convention Center.

Our expansive exhibit floor features over 900 exhibitors and our Special Guests include: Sergio Aragonés, Ryan Benjamin, Nidhi Chanani, Michael Dante DiMartino, Mark Evanier, Jason Fabok, Mitch Gerads, Kevin Grevioux, Larry Hama, Kevin Hearne, Faith Erin Hicks, Jody Houser, John Jennings, Kelley Jones, Dan Jurgens, Jim Lee, David Petersen, Ed Piskor, Matthew Rosenberg, Patrick Rothfuss, V.E. Schwab, Liam Sharp, Gail Simone, Mariko Tamaki, Laini Taylor, and Mark Waid.

If you’re a time lord calm one of your hearts, we also have hundreds of hours of programming featuring special presentations from AMC, DC, Freeform, Marvel Television, NBC TV, Sony TV, SYFY, WB Home Entertainment and WB TV which makes WonderCon Anaheim THE show you don’t want to miss!

Like Comic-Con, badges are only available online and do sell out (don’t worry, we haven’t made it a lottery system yet). Be sure to purchase your badges now while all badge types are still available.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE  BADGES

 

NYC – Freak #3 Signing

Actor John Leguizamo appears live in person on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 9:00 pm at the Studio 54 Theatre signing the new third issue of his comic FREAK! He is currently performing his one-man show Latin History for Morons, tickets at the link.

Studio 54 Theatre
254 W 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
(212) 719-1300

AZ – The Flash Co-Writers Signing

Writers Mark Waid and Brian Augustyn appear at Fantastic Worlds Comics on Saturday, December 16, 2017 from noon till 5:00 PM for a signing. All back issues and graphic novels written by either author will be 20% off during the signing!

Mark Waid has written for every major comic publisher, including DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Archie, Dark Horse, Image and Top Cow. He is best known for his long run as writer on the monthly adventures of The Flash and for his work with artist Alex Ross on the best-selling Kingdom Come. His credits also include JLA, 52, The Brave and the Bold, and Legion of Super-Heroes for DC Comics as well as Black Widow, Daredevil, X-Men, and Fantastic Four for Marvel Comics. He is currently writing for Captain America, The Avengers, and Champions.

Brian Augustyn has spent 33 years in the business. At DC Comics he was an editor of Flash, Justice League, and Wonder Woman. Some of Brian’s notable works include Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (which has been made into an animated film to be released this winter), Batman: Master of the Future, Crimson, and Out There. Brian currently hosts a weekly podcast, Sort of a Big Show.

As co-writers, Brian and Mark scripted The Crusaders for DC/Impact in 1992, Painkiller Jane and Ash: Cinder & Smoke for Event Comics in 1997, X-O Manowar for Valiant Comics in 1997–1998, and JLA: Year One for DC in 1998–1999. In addition, after leaving as editor in 1996, Augustyn teamed with Waid to co-write The Flash for two stretches, from 1996–1997 and then again from 1998–2000. They collaborated on The Life Story of the Flash graphic novel and co-wrote the story in The Flash #142.

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Fantastic Worlds Comics
9393 N 90th St suite 119, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(480) 256-1454

CA – Gabourey Sidibe Signing

Gabourey Sidibe appears at the Grove on Monday, May 8th at 7:00 PM in conversation with author of The New York Times best-selling essay collection Bad Feminist, Roxane Gay.

Gabourey Sidibe “Gabby” to her legion of fans—skyrocketed to international fame in 2009 when she played the leading role in Lee Daniels‘s acclaimed movie Precious. In This Is Just My Face, she shares a one-of-a-kind life story in a voice as fresh and challenging as many of the unique characters she’s played onscreen. Sidibe’s memoir hits hard with self-knowing dispatches on friendship, depression, celebrity, haters, fashion, race, and weight.

BOOK NEEDS TO BE PURCHASED FROM BARNES & NOBLE AT THE GROVE IN ORDER TO ATTEND THIS EVENT

This is a wristbanded event.
A wristband will be issued on a first come, first serve basis to customers who purchase This Is Just My Face from Barnes & Noble at The Grove beginning May 8th at 9am
• Limit 1 wristband per book
• No memorabilia please
• Check Back for more Details as they Become Available

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Barnes & Noble – The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Ste K 30, Los Angeles, California 90036
(323) 525-0270

MN – Star Wars: Destiny Launch Party

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Game designer Lukas Litzsinger, comic book author Mark Waid, and acclaimed novelist Timothy Zahn appear at Fantasy Flight Games on Friday, November 11th at 5:00 PM to celebrate the launch of STAR WARS: DESTINY!

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Fantasy Flight Games
1975 County Road B2 W, Roseville, MN 55113-2705

CA – PaleyFest 2016: Empire Panel

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Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Bryshere Y. Gray, Trai Byers, Grace Gealey, Kaitlin Doubleday, Gabourey Sidibe, Ta’Rhonda Jones, Serayah, Lee Daniels, Danny Strong, Ilene Chaiken, and Brian Grazer appear at PaleyFest on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 7:30 PM to talk about EMPIRE!

Get tickets at the link…

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Dolby Theatre
6801 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90028
(323) 308-6300

IN – Archie #1 Debuts

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Writer Mark Waid (Daredevil, Kingdom Come) and artist Art Baltazar (Tiny Titans, Itty Bitty Comics) appear at Downtown Comics on Saturday July 18, 2015 from 11:30 AM till 2:00 PM and at Aw Yeah Comics from 4:30 till 6:00 PM to celebrate the debut of the brand new ARCHIE comic! They will also be selling an exclusive variant cover drawn by Art!

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Downtown Comics North
5767 E 86th St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46250
(317) 845-9991

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Aw Yeah Comics
107 N High St, Muncie, IN 47305
(765) 282-5297

MD – Free Comic Book Day 2015

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Free Comic Book Day 2015 is this Saturday at Cards, Comics & Collectibles – Baltimore County’s Premiere Comic Book Store and the Official News Source of the Baltimore Comic-Con! You don’t want to miss our amazing guests, giveaways, events, and FREE COMICS!

The full-day event kicks off with an awesome line-up of creators appearing at the store! Mark Waid, J.G. Jones, and Steve Conley will be all signing autographs at the store throughout the day.

The multiple Harvey and Eisner Award-winning Mark Waid has been the voice behind numerous issues, mini-series, and title runs that have resonated throughout comics fandom and the creative community alike. His acclaimed runs and series include DC Comics’ The Flash, Kingdom Come, The Kingdom, JLA: Year One, JLA, Legion of Super-Heroes, and Superman: Birthright, Marvel Comics’ Captain America, Fantastic Four, Amazing Spider-Man, The Indestructible Hulk, Princess Leia, and Daredevil, BOOM! Studios’ Incorruptible and Irredeemable, Archie Comics’ The Fox, and Empire, originally published by Gorilla Comics and later by DC Comics. He also went on to become Editor-in-Chief and then Chief Creative Officer at BOOM! Studios, while continuing to work on freelance assignments for other publishers. Waid is one of the principals behind Thrillbent Comics, a digital comics initiative, where he also publishes titles such as In the Pi of the Beholder, Luther, Cthulhu Calls, If You’re So Smart, and Insufferable. He is also featured in the 2015 FCBD title Dark Circle Comics from Archie.

Accomplished penciller, painter, and writer J.G. Jones has contributed his deft touch to a broad variety of titles and publishers. From Black Widow and Marvel Boy at Marvel Comics to Final Crisis and Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia and all covers for 52 at DC Comics, as well as Wanted at Top Cow, his work stands out among his peers.

Bloop by ConleyAward-winning designer, illustrator, and cartoonist Steve Conley has worked on such notable comics as Star Trek: Year Four (IDW), Michael Chabon’s Amazing Adventures of the Escapist (Dark Horse Comics), and JLA-Z (DC Comics). Conley, who is also the creator of Astounding Space Thrills and the all-ages series Bloop (www.bloopstree.com), will be signing and sketching all day.

Jones and Waid will be releasing Strange Fruit, a fully painted title, in July of 2015 from BOOM! Studios, and Cards, Comics & Collectibles is amazingly fortunate to be able to offer a limited edition print from BOOM! Studios available only at our store to the first 500 people.

“Free Comic Book Day has grown to become such an important event – not just for retailers, creators, and fans – but for the comics industry as a whole,” said Marc Nathan, owner of Cards, Comics & Collectibles. “We are delighted to have Mark, J.G., and Steve signing here! Add another fantastic slate of free comics, and this year is going to be our biggest yet!

Besides giving away free comic books, the store will have free Baltimore Comic-Con t-shirts to give away as well, and will offer 50% off modern back issues, trade paperbacks, and hardcovers.

Join us on Saturday, May 2, 2015 as events kick off at 11:00am with store signings and, of course, FREE COMICS!

Cards Comics and Collectibles
100 A Chartley Drive, Reisterstown, MD 21136
410-526-7410

OH – Drawing for Comics & Graphic Novels

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Comic artist David Michael Beck (Star Wars, Jonah Hex, G.I. Joe, etc.) teaches a two-part drawing program. Learn to the process of bringing a story to life through art with a comic book all-star. Participants should bring their own paper, pencils, erasers, and markers.

When: 2:00 p.m., March 3 and March 10
Where: Room 3B, Main Library

This program is for adults only. Registration is required.

 

Public Library of Cincinnati
800 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2009
513-369-6900

MD – Steed & Mrs. Peel Signing

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Artist Barry Kitson (Amazing Spider-Man, Legion of Super-Heroes) signs at Cards Comics and Collectibles on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 2:00 until 7:00pm. He will be signing the exclusive variant cover to Steed & Mrs. Peel #4 from Boom! Studios.

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Cards Comics and Collectibles
100 A Chartley Drive, Reisterstown, MD 21136
410-526-7410

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