NC – Tara McPherson Pop Up Shop

Artist Tara McPherson appears at Horse + Hero on Friday, March 23rd at 6:00 PM for her Pop up shop tour!

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Horse + Hero
14 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 505-2133

GA – Tara McPherson Pop-Up Shop

Artist Tara McPherson appears at Criminal Records on Thursday, March 22nd at 6:00 PM for her Pop up shop tour!

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Criminal Records
1154-A Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 215-9511

LA – Tara McPherson Pop-Up Shop

Artist Tara McPherson appears at the Red Truck Gallery on Wednesday, March 21st at 7:00 PM for her Pop up shop tour!

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Red Truck Gallery
940 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 522-3630

NH – Free Comic Book Day 2018

Sean Gordon Murphy, Chrissie Zullo, Chris Uminga, Cody Sousa, and Peter Simeti sign at Merrymac Games & Comics on Saturday May 5, 2018 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Merrymac Games and Comics
550 DW Highway, Merrimack, NH 03054
(603) 420-8161

Granite State Comic Fest Announces Two Guests

Press Release:

Granite State Comic Fest is happy to announce that superstar artist Ed McGuinness (artist Deadpool, Superman/Batman, Hulk, Amazing X-Men, Nova, and many, many more) will be joining us on Sunday April 22nd!

Also, white hot creator Sean Gordon Murphy (writer & artist Batman White Knight and Punk Rock Jesus, artist Chrononauts, Joe the Barbarian, Tokyo Ghost, and more!) will be joining us as well!

The Granite State Comic Fest is a one day comic book show produced by Double Midnight Comics, organizers of the Granite State Comicon, and Comic Art House, who represents some of the finest comic book artists in the industry! The Granite State Comic Fest is an old school comic book show focusing on comic books and the people that make them!
The inaugural Granite State Comic Fest is being held Sunday April 22nd at the Holiday Inn in Nashua! Admission will be just $5 for adults, kids 10 and under FREE!
To date we have announced creators Chris Uminga, Chrissie Zullo, Craig Rousseau, Elias Chatzoudis, Sara Richard, Rich Woodall, and Ben Bishop as guests!
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IL – Gene Ha – Comics Process Demonstration

Comic Creator Gene Ha appears at Third Coast Comics on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 7:00 PM.

Gene is a comic creator from the Chicagoland area. He is the writer and artist on his comic Mae. In addition, he has done art on Top 10, Fables, Justice League, Cyclops & Phoenix, and Oktane. His work has earned 4 Eisners. Gene will be sharing his comics making process with us.

Feel free to bring your drawing supplies and draw during the presentation if that’s what makes you comfortable. At the start of the meeting we’ll have some quick updates on planning for spring activities (things like cons/fests, mural making, anthologies, etc.) and we’ll also do some collaborative work/prompts.

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Third Coast Comics
6443 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, Illinois 60626
(847) 863-7450

CGC Returns to Baltimore Comic-Con in 2018 for On-Site Grading

November 17, 2017 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Maryland

Press Release:

The Baltimore Comic-Con will return to the Baltimore Convention Center on September 28-30, 2018. We are thrilled to announce that one of our most asked-about and requested exhibitors, Certified Guaranty Company, LLC (CGC), will return again to the show to conduct on-site grading. As they did last year, CGC will be accepting submission for all tiers of service (with the exception of magazines) on a first-come, first-serve basis for the entire weekend.

“Marc Nathan and his crew at Baltimore Comic-Con create an absolutely amazing show for comic book collectors and fans,” said Paul Litch, Primary Grader for CGC. “It is an absolute pleasure and honor to continue to bring onsite grading from the leading comic book certification service, CGC, to the great patrons of Baltimore Comic-Con.”

“We field so many requests over the course of the year as to whether or not CGC will be back,” said Marc Nathan, show promoter of the Baltimore Comic-Con. “The collectible community has come to expect their unique skill set to be present and available throughout the weekend, and we’re very happy to announce their return in 2018.”

This year’s confirmed guests for the show include:

  • Joel Adams (Bucky O’Hare Graphic Novel Coloring Book)
  • Neal Adams (Deadman)
  • Zeea Adams (Neal Adams Monsters)
  • Mark Buckingham (Scooby Apocalypse)
  • Buzz (Superman: The Coming of the Supermen)
  • Frank Cho (Harley Quinn)
  • Steve Conley (The Middle Age)
  • David Finch (Trinity)
  • Meredith Finch (Rose)
  • Jenny Frison (Wonder Woman)
  • Barry Kitson (The Flash)
  • Hope Larson (Batgirl)
  • Terry Moore (Strangers in Paradise)
  • David Petersen (Mouse Guard)
  • Don Rosa (Uncle Scrooge)
  • Thom Zahler (Time & Vine)

About CGC
Founded in 2000, CGC is the first independent, impartial, third-party comic book grading service. A proven and respected commitment to integrity, accuracy, consistency and impartiality has made CGC the leader in its field. In fact, in 2007, CGC crossed the million-book mark and has now graded over 2 million comic books.

Because we value our relationship with collectors who share our passion for comics, the hobby’s vibrant history and its exciting future, we offer membership in the CGC Collectors Society. Paid membership starts at $39 per year, and includes direct submission privileges, access to expert tools and resources like the Comics Registry, and dynamic interaction with fellow collectors.

To learn more about Certified Guaranty Company and its many offerings, including magazines, lobby cards, and photos, visit

About The Baltimore Comic-Con
The Baltimore Comic-Con celebrates its 19th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. For more information, please visit the websiteTwitterInstagram, and Facebook pages.

NH – Halloween Comic Fest 2017 Signing

Comic creators Chrissie Zullo, Sara Richard, Christopher Uminga, Peter Simeti, and Cody Sousa sign at Merrymac Games and Comics on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM!

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Merrymac Games and Comics
550 DW Highway, Merrimack, NH 03054
(603) 420-8161

IL – Mae Signing

Writer/artist Gene Ha (Top Ten, JLA, Forty-Niners) appears at One Stop Comics on Saturday, October 14th at 3:30 PM to sign MAE from Dark Horse Comics.

NY Times best selling comic book artist Gene Ha is best known for his work with writer Alan Moore, Top 10 and its prequel The Forty-Niners. He has won 4 Eisner awards, the highest honor in American comics. He writes and draws the comic book Mae. It’s the story of Mae Fortell, a girl who follows her long missing sister Abbie to a world of mad science and mystery.

One Stop Comics
111 S Ridgeland Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302-2919
(708) 524-2287

IL – How to Draw Anything with Gene Ha

Comic creator Gene Ha (Mae, Justice League of America, Top Ten) appears at Harold Washington Library Center on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 1:00 PM. He will take questions from the audience and demonstrate how to draw anything. He’ll stick around the Children’s Library after his talk to make free drawings.  This program is best suited for children ages 5 to 13.  No registration is required, however space may be limited and spots will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note pre-registration is required for groups of 6 or more.

Harold Washington Library Center
400 S. State Street, Chicago IL 60605
(312) 747-4300

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