NC – Fantastic Four Signing

Jonathan Hickman and Steve Epting sign at Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find on Wednesday, September 22 from 3-7 pm for the debut of their new collaboration on Fantastic Four. The much talked about new storyline begins and Jonathan and Steve will be talking about the much hyped mystery.

Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find
1957 E. 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28204

NC – Cover Run Signing

Adam Hughes signs on Saturday June 26, from 2-4pm, in honor of his new book Cover Run: The DC Comics Art of Adam Hughes. Adam is a wildly popular comics artists and painter, and Heroes is insanely proud to be hosting an event like this. So proud in fact, that the preceding night they are hosting an informal cocktail reception in their store in advance of the event, attended by the staff, Adam, and if you’re lucky the lovely Allison Sohn, maybe even some other guest stars. That’ll start at 7pm on Friday June 25, and last until Adam says so.

Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find
1957 E. 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28204

Mystery Society Tour

Steve Niles is going on a signing tour across the United States to celebrate Mystery Society #1!  Check out the schedule below for a store near you!

To celebrate Mystery Society #1, Steve is going on a signing tour across the United States! Check out the schedule below for a store near you!

Fri. 5/28 2-6 PM
Larry’s Comics
66 Lakeview Ave, Lowell, MA 01850
978-459-5323

Sat. 5/29 3-5 PM
Midtown Comics
200 W. 40th Street, New York, NY 10018
646-421-2021

Wed. 6/2 6-8 PM
Ssalefish Comics
3242 Silas Creek Parkway SW, Winston Salem, NC 27103-3010
336-499-3910

Thurs 6/3 noon-2pm
Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find
1957 E. 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28204

Fri-Sun 6/4-6
Heroes Con
Charlotte, NC 28204

Tues. 6/8 4-7 PM
Hometown Comics
110 East Vandalia, Edwardsville, IL 62025
618-655-0707

Wed. 6/9 2-4 PM
Lone Star Comics #1
1215 S. Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76010
(817) 265-0491

Wed. 6/9 6-8 PM
Lone Star Comics #3
3501 Gus Thomasson Rd. #51, Mesquite, TX 75150
(972) 681-2040

Thurs 6/10 7-9 PM
Madness Games & Comics
3000 Custer Road, Suite 150, Plano, TX 75075
972-943-8135

Fri. 6/11 4-7 PM
Bedrock City Comics
6517 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77057

Sat. 6/12 Noon – 2 PM
Hastings
2020 Georgia, Amarillo, TX 79109

Sat. 6/12 6-8 PM
Hastings
5526 Bosque BLVD, Waco,TX 76710
254-772-6687

6/17 Thurs. 9-10 PM
New Dimension Comics
20550 Route 19 – Piazza Plaza, Cranberry Twp, PA 16066
Phone: (724)-776-0433

6/18 Fri. 4-7 PM
New Dimension Comics
Century III Mall, 3075 Clairton Rd. #940, West Mifflin, PA 15213
Phone: (412)-655-8661

6/19 Sat. TBA
Coliseum Of Comics
3159 W. Vine St, Kissimmee, FL 34741
407-870-5322

6/19 Sat. TBA
Coliseum Of Comics, 3201 East Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32803
407-228-1210

Heroes Con Welcomes New Guests & Old Friends

Press Release: Heroes Convention is preparing for one of the LARGEST Guest Lists in it’s 28 year history this June 4-6!  Pack your bags and gas up the car, because this will be one of our greatest shows of all time!  Making their First Appearance at Heroes Con this year are J. Scott Campbell, Brian Bolland, Humberto Ramos, Jimmy Cheung, and Rob Liefeld!  They’ll be joining the Heroes Con Family of regular All-Stars like Adam Hughes, Tony Harris, Frank Cho, Brandon Peterson, Mark Brooks, Tommy Lee Edwards, Phil Noto, Cully Hamner, and tons more!!

Long-time favorites like Ron Garney, Rick Leonardi, and Michael Golden are returning, as well as West Coast heavy-hitters like Mike Mignola, Tim Sale, Dustin Nguyen, Eric Canete, and Sean “Cheeks” Galloway.  It’s insane!!  Now we just have to figure out where to put everybody!  One thing is for sure, this all points to a stellar Art Auction on Saturday night!!

Also in 2010, Indie Island is stronger than ever with Jill Thompson, Evan Dorkin, Scott Morse, Jim Mahfood, and Kate Beaton onboard!  Like in previous years, there will be lots of exclusive artwork for Indie Island and always the coolest t-shirts!  In addition to the new wave of Indie folks, we’ll also host some of the all-time greats of the Independent Creators like James O’Barr, David Mack, Brian Pulido, and Joseph Michael Linsner!  It’s a powerhouse lineup this year!!
And, yes, even with EVERY artist in the comics industry in attendance (nearly!), we also get to have some of the most awesome writers in the world at Heroes Con, like Bill Willingham, Mark Waid, Christos Gage, Steve Niles, Jeff Parker, and the legendary Roy Thomas!
One thing we always try to do is to bring in the Artists and Writers that we get the most requests for, and this year we’re REALLY excited to have lined up several of the MOST requested of all time!  In addition to Campbell, Bolland, and Willingham, we can also confirm Kevin Maguire is finally making his first appearance at Heroes Con!  Joining Kevin in making their much-desired first appearance is Ben Templesmith, Todd Nauck, and Talent Caldwell!  It’s great to have these guys at Heroes Con!
As always, we could stage a major Battle Royal between all the Heavy Hitters from DC and Marvel at the show!  This year, from Marvel Comics we have Steve Epting, Mike McKone, Tom Raney, Mike Choi, and Skrappy Skottie Young!  From DC Comics, we have the Ever-Lovin’ Ethan Van Sciver, Mark Bagley, Billy Tucci, and Stephane Roux!  Lucky for us, if a Pier-Six Brawl should break out, we’ll have grappler Mick Foley in the house to keep things under control!  Mick (better known to some as Cactus Jack or Mankind) will be here on Saturday to make a big announcement at the 12 Gauge Comics booth!
For the full run down on the Guest List, just visit us here…
And, always keep up to date with the Heroes Convention news here…
There’ll be information and previews of exclusive art by J. Scott Campbell, Mike Mignola, and Skottie Young coming within the next few days!  There’s also 2-3 surprise guests in the works that we can’t announce just yet, so keep checking in!
See you at HEROES CONVENTION 2010, June 4-6!!!

VA/NC – Afrodisiac Tour

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Jim Rugg and Chris Pitzer hit the road to talk about their latest creation: AFRODISIAC. Each stop will include a signing, talking and LOVE! Plan your Valentine gift giving and pick up an autographed copy of the book!

Jim Rugg, with Brian Maruca, is the artist and co-creator of Afrodisiac. They also worked together on Street Angel, the saga of a thirteen year-old skateboarding homeless ninja girl.  He also provided the art for PLAIN Janes and Janes in Love, which were written by YA Novelist Cecil Castellucci, as well as the brand new One Model Nation, which was written by Dandy Warhols frontman Courtney Taylor.

Chris Pitzer is the man in charge at Adhouse Books.  He’s responsible for putting out a wide range of accessible yet unique books, many of which have been best sellers here.  Some of the finest Adhouse books include: Pulphope by Paul Pope, Process Recess I, II, and III by James Jean, Mesmo Delivery by Raphael Grampa, and many more.

Feb. 5th
6pm – 9pm
Velocity Comics, 904 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220-3809
www.velocitycomics.com

Feb. 6th
6pm – 9pm
Chapel Hill Comics, 316 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
www.chapelhillcomics.com

Feb. 7th
3pm – 6pm
Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find, 1957 East 7th Street, Charlotte, NC
www.heroesonline.com

NC – Holiday Signing

Chrissie Zullo, Budd Root & more sign on Dec 12th

Chrissie Zullo, Budd Root & more sign on Dec 12th

Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find hosts a store signing, featuring their buddies Nathan Edmondson (Olympus), Cavewoman creator Budd Root, Andy Smith (Dean Koontz’ Frankenstein), and Cinderella: From Fabletown With Love cover artist Chrissie Zullo! Whoa! That’s going to be some star-studded SALE-a-bration! The signing will go from 2-5 on Saturday, December 12, but the sale will be all day Saturday and Sunday (10-9 on Sat., 1-6 on Sunday).

Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find, 1957 E. 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28204

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