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

Scene on the Web Weekly: February 4-10, 2013

Cobra is recruiting, a congressman is going to SDCC, and you can make your own bat signal! All this and more for the week so far.


Scene on the Web Weekly: February 4-10, 2013

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DE – GI Joe Launch Party

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Fred Van Lente and Larry Hama kick off the new GI JOE Series on Saturday, February 16th at The Comic Book Shop with special guest Mark Bellomo! RSVP on Facebook!
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The Real American Heroes are beginning a new era with a new ongoing series from IDW Publishing and we couldn’t be more excited!

Writer FRED VAN LENTE (Comic Book History of Comics) will be at our shop to showcase his new direction for the team, whose secret identities have been exposed!

Joining him will be GI JOE LEGEND and writer of the original comic book series LARRY HAMA who is once again writing GI JOE: REAL AMERICAN HERO!

Toy and Pop Culture authority MARK BELLOMO has made special arrangements to attend so he can speak geek with us! He’s written THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO GI JOE: 1982-1994, ART OF TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON, and TOTALLY TUBULAR 80′S TOYS.

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RALLY THE TROOPS FOR A DAY OF GI JOE!

**SALE on ALL GI JOE Comics and Action Figures!**

**GI Joe Costume Contest!**

**Raffles for GI Joe Comics and Toys!**

*****All proceeds from the raffles PLUS a portion of the day’s sales will be donated to soldiers in need! *****

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You may know FRED VAN LENTE’s work from Valiant’s relaunch of ARCHER & ARMSTRONG, last year’s ALPHA FLIGHT series, CHAOS WAR, HULK: SEASON ONE, INCREDIBLE HERCULES, several volumes of MARVEL ZOMBIES, and indie favorite ACTION PHILOSOPHERS!

Now he’s bringing our favorite elite fighting force into modern situations – and on US soil – including new characters which reflect updated tech and current environments that our real life soldiers face every day.

The flagship series will be drawn dark and moody by Van Lente’s long-time collaborator STEVE KURTH (Iron Man: Legacy.)

The Comic Book Shop
1855 Marsh Road, Wilmington, DE 19810

WA – Nerdy Stuffs Inaugural Signing

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Tim Seeley, Chuck Messinger, Marie Frances, Steve Frank, and Nathan “Rock” Quarry sign at Nerdy Stuffs on Saturday, December 29, 2012 from 1:00pm until 4:00pm.

RSVP on Facebook!

Press Release:

Tim Seeley is the creator of Image Comics hit, HACK/SLASH and writes for REVIVAL and WITCHBLADE!

Tim has also worked on GI Joe: A Real American Hero, Loaded Bible, Antman and Wasp, Ex-Sanguine, Love Bunny and Mr. Hell, Colt Noble and The Mega Lords, Dark Horse’s The Occultist and so much more!

PLUS WE HAVE MORE SPECIAL GUESTS JOINING OUR SIGNING!

CHUCK MESSINGER- The man the myth the legend! One of the founding members of Creators Edge, and writer of the comic book “STINK” will be signing as well!

MARIE FRANCES- Local writer of the hit book “Night Hawk” and founder of the cosplay charity group “Super Sirens.”

STEVE FRANK- Writer and Creator of horror cult comic “ZOMBIES VS CHEERLEADERS.”

and last but not least…

NATHAN “ROCK” QUARRY- Famed UFC and MMA fighter, and creator/writer of the “ZOMBIE CAGE FIGHTER” comic!

Signing starts at 1PM, with a Q&A for all you fans!

Nerdy Stuffs
115 176th Street S, Spanaway, WA 98387

CA – TMNT Cast Live

Rob Paulsen welcomes Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, and (via Skype) Jason Biggs to a live recording of the Talkin Toons podcast on Friday, December 14th at 8:00 pm to talk about the newest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles SENSATION! Surprise guests too! BOOYAKASHA!

JUST ADDED: Mae Whitman (April O’Neil), Kevin Michael Richardson (Shredder), and showrunner Ciro Nieli!!

Click here for Tickets $20

18 & over

Two items minimum per person
Seating First Come First Serve
All Shows Have Adult Content
Door Time: 07:15 PM

Jon Lovitz Comedy Club
1000 Universal Studios Blvd #222, Universal City, CA 91608

CA – Voices For the Shores

Tom Kenny hosts an all-star reading of “A Christmas Carol” featuring voice over legends including: Jeff Bennett, Corey Burton, Jim Cummings, Grey DeLisle-Griffin, Jess Harnell, Rob Paulsen, Tara Strong, Kari Wahlgren, Billy West…..and MORE special guests! They are raising moeny to donate to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief. For additional donations the entire cast will sign autographs plus there will be a silent auction. Don’t miss it!

When: Sunday 12/09/12 3:00 PM

Click here for Tickets $40

18 & over

Two items minimum per person
Seating First Come First Serve
All Shows Have Adult Content
Door Time: 02:15 PM

Jon Lovitz Comedy Club
1000 Universal Studios Blvd #222, Universal City, CA 91608

Walt Simonson & Larry Hama Appear at Epic Proportions Booth for NYCC 2012

Press Release:

Epic Proportions announces that comic book legends Walter Simonson (Thor, Manhunter, Batman, Avengers, Judas Coin) and Larry Hama (GI Joe, Wolverine, Barack the Barbarian, Bucky O’Hare) will both be signing at our booth 1113 during New York Comic Con!

What’s the connection between these two legends and us you ask? Well they both have done exclusive original art tshirt designs for our Signature Tee Line!

Walter Simonson will appear at the booth Saturday October 13, 2012 from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

Larry Hama will make his only appearance at the con at our booth! Meaning, there is no other place you’ll find him at the con! And he’ll be with us all day on both Saturday and Sunday!

So bring all your Thor and GI Joe comics to get signed by these two legends! And pick up one of their Signature tees!

These tees will not be reprinted. So this could be the last chance to get any of them.

Acidfree Gallery Reveals Limited Edition Transformers and G.I. Joe Prints to Debut at NYCC 2012

Via Acidfree Gallery:

NY Comic Con Screen Print Images revealed

New York Comic Con is right around the corner and we will be launching our new series of screen-printed posters at the show! Together with Hasbro, we have created an officially licensed series of limited edition art prints. The series will feature images from Hasbro’s TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE brands. We will premier the first 5 prints at NYC comic con and we are excited to finally preview the artwork!
 Autobots Print
AUTOBOTS by Tom Whalen – $50.00
18×24 – 7 color screen print
Paper: Antique Gray – 100lb
Run Size: 375
Markings: Numbered
Trading Card Certificate of Authenticity – Numbered
Printed by D&L Screenprinting – Seattle WA
Produced by Acidfree Gallery
Officially Licensed by Hasbro, Inc.
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DECEPTICONS by Tom Whalen – $50.00
18×24 – 6 color screen print
Paper: Antique Gray – 100lb
Run Size: 375
Markings: Numbered
Trading Card Certificate of Authenticity – Numbered
Printed by D&L Screenprinting – Seattle WA
Produced by Acidfree Gallery
Officially Licensed by Hasbro, Inc.

Transformers Variant Image coming soon! Stay tuned!

Dave Perillo

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G.I. JOE by Dave Perillo – $45.00
18×24 – 5 color screen
Paper: 100lb Cougar Natural
Run Size: 200
Markings: Numbered
Trading Card Certificate of Authenticity – Numbered
Printed by D&L Screenprinting – Seattle WA
Produced by Acidfree Gallery
Officially Licensed by Hasbro, Inc.
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COBRA by Dave Perillo – $45.00
18×24 – 5 color screen
Paper: 100lb Cougar Natural
Run Size: 200
Markings: Numbered
Trading Card Certificate of Authenticity – Numbered
Printed by D&L Screenprinting – Seattle WA
Produced by Acidfree Gallery
Officially Licensed by Hasbro, Inc.

All prints in the series will come with a trading card certificate of authenticity. They will be hand numbered to match each hand numbered print. The variant prints in the series will come with numbered card, signed by the artist!

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Look for us at NYC Comic Con, booth 1681! This will be your first chance to get your hands on these limited edition prints. We will also sell a very limited quantity on our website after the show. This is just the beginning of a very exciting series of screen prints planned for release over the next several months! Follow us on facebook and twitter for up-to-date news and details about the series.

Twitter and facebook followers will have a chance to win a free copy of these new prints. Simply follow us on twitter or like us on facebook and you will have a chance to win!

Twitter –
https://twitter.com/acidfreegallery
Facebook –
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Acidfree-Gallery/276128655779850?ref=hl

We look forward to seeing you at NYC Comic Con!

All images related to TRANSFORMERS and GIJOE © 2012, Hasbro, Inc.

FL – Free Comic Book Day 2012

Jim Cheung, Gail Simone, Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Tommy Castillo, Chuck Dixon, Will Quintana, Morry Hollowell, Fierce Comics, Scott Harper, Andrea Dean Van Scoyoc, Dave Myers, and more sign on Saturday May 5, 2012 for Free Comic Book Day!

Yancy Street Comics
9409 US 19 (inside Gulfview Square Mall), Port Richey, FL 34668
727-817-0888

IL – Snake-Eyes/Storm Shadow Signing

Artist Robert Atkins appears at Challengers from 5pm to 7pm on Wednesday, May 23rd to meet fans and sign books. Copies of the brand-new SNAKE EYES AND STORM SHADOW #13 will be available, as well as previous issues, graphic novels and prints.

Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

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