NYC – Art of Betty and Veronica Signing

December 27, 2012 by  
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Dan Parent, Fernando Ruiz, Victor Gorelick, and Craig Yoe appear at the Strand on January 10th from 7:00PM – 8:00PM.

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Press Release:

If you were a fan of Archie Comics as a kid, are a fan now, or are just a general comic book lover, you’ll enjoy this evening in the Rare Book Room. Victor Gorelick, the Editor-in-Chief of Archie Comics, along with Dan Parent and Fernando Ruiz, writers/cartoonists of the strip, and Craig Yoe, a comic book historian and archivist, will talk in depth about the popularity, longevity and influence that the Archie Comic strip has had on popular culture.

Buy a copy of The Art of Betty and Veronica or a $10 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.

The Strand
828 Broadway (at 12th St.), New York, NY 10003-4805

NY – Art of Betty & Veronica Signing

Co-editors Victor Gorelick (Archie Comics Editor-in-Chief/Co-President) and Craig Yoe (Eisner award-winning comic book historian) appear with Archie fan-favorite artists Dan Parent (Kevin Keller) and Fernando Ruiz (Life with Archie) at Barnes & Noble in White Plains, NY on Friday, December 14th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm as part of a book fair to help raise funds for the local White Plains Performing Arts Center. Archie Comics is happy to be a part of such a great event to support the local arts community and spread holiday cheer Archie-style with FREE sketches for all who purchase a copy. A gift wrapping table will be available to assist with your holiday shopping.

Barnes & Noble
230 Main Street, White Plains, NY 10601
914-397-2420

Archie Comics Signing Schedule at NYCC 2012

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Archie Comics isn’t just about the FREE SWAG at New York Comic Con! Okay, so you’ve been to one of our awesome panels and you got your FREE gift bag filled with Archie goodies, but what’s the next step? Get those comics signed by your favorite Archie creators, of course! This year’s signing schedule is packed with so much talent that we can barely believe it ourselves, so be sure to work some Archie signings into your busy NYCC schedule. Stop by the Archie Booth, BOOTH #1720, and meet the talented individuals who make Archie Comics possible. We’ll see you at the show!
ARCHIE COMICS SIGNING SCHEDULE – NYCC 2012

All signings will take place at the Archie Comics Booth #1720 unless otherwise noted
Thursday, October 11th

5:00 – 6:00: Fiona Staples (Life with Archie)

6:00 – 7:00: Mike Norton (Life with Archie, New Crusaders)
Friday, October 12th

1:00 – 2:00: Pat & Tim Kennedy (Life with Archie)

2:00 – 3:00: Fernando Ruiz, Andrew Pepoy, Janice Chiang (Life with Archie)

3:00 – 4:00: Ian Flynn, Alitha Martinez, Mike Norton, Ryan Jampole (New Crusaders)

4:00 – 5:00: Dan Parent, Alex Simmons (Archie: Clash of the New Kids)

5:00 – 6:00: Ian Flynn, Jamal Peppers (Sonic the Hedgehog/Mega Man)

 

Saturday, October 13th

10:00 – 11:00: Paul Kupperberg, Pat & Tim Kennedy (Life with Archie)

11:00 – 12:00: Michael Uslan, Janice Chiang, Jack Morelli (Life with Archie)

12:00 – 1:00: Tom DeFalco, Fernando Ruiz, Tom Chu, Jack Morelli (Man from R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.)

12:00 – 1:00: Ian Flynn, Spaz, Jamal Peppers (Sonic the Hedgehog /Mega Man) – CAPCOM Booth #2120

1:00 – 2:00: Ian Flynn, Spaz, Jamal Peppers (Sonic the Hedgehog /Mega Man)

2:00 – 3:00: Craig Yoe, Victor Gorelick (Art of Betty & Veronica)

3:00 – 4:00: Ian Flynn, Alitha Martinez, Ryan Jampole (New Crusaders)

4:00 – 5:00: Batton Lash, Paul Castiglia (Best of Archie 1 & 2)

5:00 – 6:00: Dan Parent, Alex Simmons (Archie: Clash of the New Kids)
Sunday, October 14th

11:00 – 12:00: Michael Uslan, Fernando Ruiz, Jack Morelli (Life with Archie)

12:00 – 1:00: Dan Parent (Kevin Keller/Archie Meets KISS)

12:00 – 1:00: Ian Flynn, Jamal Peppers (Sonic the Hedgehog /Mega Man) – CAPCOM Booth #2120

1:00 – 2:00: Ian Flynn, Jamal Peppers (Sonic the Hedgehog /Mega Man)

3:00 – 4:00: Ian Flynn, John Workman (Sonic the Hedgehog)

NYC – Epics in the Club

Fernando Ruiz, Fabio Redivo, and Anthony Marques appear on the Comic Book Club podcast with hosts Pete LePage, Justin Tyler, and Alex Zalben on Tuesday September 25, 2012 at 7:00pm! Admission is free!

Fontana’s
105 Eldridge Street, New York, NY 10002

NJ – Epics Launch Party

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Fernando Ruiz, Fabio Redivo, Anthony Marques, and Bob Hardin sign at Dewey’s Comic City on Thursday September 14, 2012 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm. They are celebrating the launch of their new anthology, EPICS!

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Dewey’s Comic City
13 Park Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940

NJ – Free Comic Book Day 2012

Fernando Ruiz, Fabio Redivo, Anthony Marques, Nick Justus, Angie Fernot, and Henrik Jonson sign at Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday May 5, 2012 for Free Comic Book Day!

Returning for his 11th annual Dewey’s Comic City FREE COMIC BOOK DAY appearance is Archie Comics artist and writer Fernando Ruiz (Archie Comics, EPIC, Kubert School instructor), Fabio Redivo (artist on the forthcoming EPIC anthology titles, and a Kubert School instructor), Anthony Marques (artist EPIC anthology, Kubert instructor) and Nick Justus (artist Bluewater Productions). We would also like to welcome members of the 3rd year graduating class of the KUBERT COMIC ART SCHOOL – Angie Fernot and Henrik Jonson!

Dewey’s Comic City
13 Park Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940

Philadelphia Comic-Con Returns in April 2012 with Paris Cullins and Fernando Ruiz

April 19, 2012 by  
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fernando-ruiz-archie-comics-cover-archie-friends-123It is the return of the Philadelphia Comic-Con on Sunday April 29th.  This comic book convention is held at the Ramada Philadelphia Airport located at 76 Industrial Highway (Route 291) in Essington, PA 19029.  The hotel is conveniently located between exits 8 and 9A off of I-95.  It is also close to I-76, I-476 and most bridges from New Jersey.  Show hours are 10 AM to 4 PM. Admission is only $3 per person.  Students of any age are admitted free with a current id.   Parking is also free on premises.  For those of you that do not drive Septa Bus Route 37 stops directly in front of the hotel.

It is quite a site to behold with 60+ tables at the show in the 4,500 square foot ballroom of the hotel.  Dealers from 6 states setup there selling, buying and even trading with collectors. Thousands and thousands of comic books from the 1940’s to present day will be for sale at the show.  Also available will be collecting supplies, graphic novels, action figures, statues, non-sportcards, dvd’s and original artwork.  The show has become a fan favorite for years with people travelling up to 3 hours one way just to shop at the show.

Special guests this show are Paris Cullins and Fernando Ruiz.  Paris is a veteran artist who has worked for DC Comics for many years on such titles as Green Lantern, Blue Beetle, The New Gods and many more comics.  Fernando Ruiz works for Archie Comics covering most titles that they publish including Life With Archie.

Any questions about the convention can be sent to dwoywood@yahoo.com or we can be reached by phone at 856-217-5737.  Fans can also check us out on the web at www.philadelphiacomic-con.com.  Or on Facebook at facebook.com/comicbookshows.

Clifton NJ Comic Book Expo (March 2012)

Convention Name
March 11th Clifton NJ Comic Book Expo
Convention Website Address
http://www.njcomicbookshows.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date
03/11/2012
About This Convention
America’s longest running monthly comicon returns Sunday March 11th. From 10-4 come shop with the friendliest dealers in the Northeast. Admission is free! We have everything from bargain books to CGC graded key issues… collectors’ supplies and action figures too. Our amazing no minimum bid auction is at noon.

Dealers this month include:
Gary Platt
Ken Feduniewicz
New World Manga
Dan Gallo and Stu
Alex Needleman
Mike Williams
Jim O’Brien
Chris Melillo
JC Collectibles
Glenn Campbell
Rob Pieratti
Brooklyn Comics
Hot Flips
Mark Walsh
Dan Turi
Dave’s American Comics
Frank Torres
Mile High Comics
Frank Grembowiec
MFP Toys
Pug Productions
and more!

Venue Name and Address
Clifton Community Recreation Center
1232 Main Ave
Clifton, NJ 07011
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
65
Projected Attendance
350
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles
Guests
Fernando Ruiz, Paul Castiglia

Archie Artist Fernando Ruiz Guest of Honor at 20th Anniversary Clifton NJ Comic Book Expo

November 2, 2011 by  
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Groundbreaking Artist To Be Guest Of Honor at 20th Anniversary Clifton, NJ Comic Book Expo

The guest of honor at the November 13th Clifton NJ Comic Book Expo 20th anniversary event will be Archie Comics’ artist Fernando Ruiz.  For more than a decade, Mr. Ruiz has been a top artist for the most positive and family-friendly of all comic book publishers.  Just over a year ago, Archie Comics introduced their first gay character, Kevin Keller.  He has quickly risen to become second in popularity among fans to only Archie himself!  Come January, Mr. Ruiz will be the artist of one of the most groundbreaking comics stories published in the entire history of the medium… Life With Archie #16 will feature the marriage of Kevin Keller, the first gay marriage ever featured in any mainstream comic book!  Mr. Ruiz will be available for free autographs throughout the day.  He will also drawing commissioned sketches as time allows.

For additional show information go to their website www.njcomicbookshows.com

For specific questions, you may contact show promoter John Paul directly at pugprdctns@aol.com

NYC – Archie Comics Kids Day

September 21, 2011 by  
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Archie’s top artists Dan Parent (KEVIN KELLER), Patrick “Spaz” Spaziante (SONIC, MEGA MAN) and Fernando Ruiz (ARCHIE) will be on hand to sign comics and do free sketches with the purchase of any Archie comic!

Sunday, October 2, 2011 · 12:00pm – 3:00pm

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Midtown Comics
64 Fulton Street, New York, NY

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