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

TX – Captain America Signing

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Writer Mark Waid appears at Austin Books & Comics on Saturday, July 30 at 4pm to meet Captain America comic series fans and sign books!

In addition to Captain America and its Sentinel of Liberty spinoff, Mark Waid’s Marvel contributions include stints in Deadpool, Fantastic Four, X-Men-centric Onslaught, and Ka-Zar. In 1997, he collaborated with painter Alex Ross on DC’s historic Kingdom Come, earning an Eisner Award for Best Limited Series; in a similar vein, he co-created DC’s Elseworlds franchise. Waid revisited the JLA’s early days in JLA: Year One and re-rewrote the Man of Tomorrow’s biography in Superman: Birthright.

Participate in our Captain America costume contest and you have a chance to win a Regal Cinema family 4-pack.

Event partners include MARVEL Comics, Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds, Regal Cinemas and SCARE For a CURE.

Austin Books & Comics and Regal Gateway are the only locations in Austin where you will have a chance to meet and talk with Mark Waid, so mark your calendars now!

Austin Books & Comics
5002 North Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751