CA – FCBD: Todd The Ugliest Kid on Earth Signing

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Writer Ken Kristensen, creator of Todd The Ugliest Kid on Earth, signs at Hypno Comics on Saturday May 3rd for Free Comic Book Day!

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Hypno Comics & Games
1803 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 651-9767

TX – Todd The Ugliest Kid on Earth Signing

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Writer Ken Kristensen of the hit Image comic TODD THE UGLIEST KID ON EARTH at Zeus Comics on Friday April 18th  from 5-7pm!

Ken Kristensen visits Zeus courtesy of the Dallas Comic Book Show.  The DCBS is Saturday April 19th from 9:30-5:00 pm at the Doubletree Market Center around the corner from Zeus. Tickets are $10 for the show.

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Zeus Comics
1334 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX 75247
(214) 219-8697

Image Comics Announces Schedule & Exclusives for Emerald City Comicon 2014

Image-LogoPress Release:

Image Comics is pleased to announce the official Image booth signing schedule, panels, and exclusives that will be available at Emerald City Comic Con 2014 on March 28, 29, and 30. Several exciting Image creators including Kelly Sue DeConnick, Chip Zdarsky, Matt Fraction, Scott Snyder, Jason Aaron, and Greg Rucka will be signing at the Image booth (see full schedule below). Convention attendees interested in the indicated ticketed signings can come to the Image booth, #212, to collect their ticket, but arrive early as tickets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis!

For sale at the booth, in addition to award winning creator-owned Image titles, will be exclusive, numbered, art prints of WYTCHES, SOUTHERN BASTARDS, C.O.W.L., and SHUTTER for signings with Scott Snyder and Jock, Jason Aaron and Jason Latour, Kyle Higgins, and Joe Keatinge and Leila Del Duca. Each convention attendee will receive an exclusive THE WALKING DEAD #1 ECCC color variant—additional copies, as well as the B&W version, will be available to purchase at the Image booth.

Also exclusively for sale at the ECCC will be the hardcover edition of SEX CRIMINALS, VOL. 1—the critically-acclaimed series that has taken the comics world by storm and named best new series of the year by TIME magazine—available for $40 and an exclusive 18″ x 24″ print available for $25, at Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky’s tables, C-10 and C-11. Purchased together, hardcover and art print will be available for $60. The FIVE GHOSTS #10 ECCC variant will also be for sale at Ed Brisson’s table at X-04, and a THE FIELD #1 ECCC variant can be purchased at Frank Barbiere’s table, X-03.

Image Comics is also proud to host several panels this year at ECCC that you won’t want to miss. On Friday check out “Robert Kirkman’s Skybound: On the Rise” and “Image Comics Presents Comedy in Comics.” On Saturday join us for “Image Comics Presents Sex Criminals” and “Image Comics Presents Crime, Adventure, & Fantasy!” On Sunday we’ll explore a popular speculative fiction genre in “Image Comics Presents Building a Better Dystopia.”

IMAGE COMICS, BOOTH #212 SIGNING SCHEDULE:

Friday March 28
12 – 1 p.m. Eric Stephenson & Nate Bellegarde
1 – 2 p.m. Stuart Moore & Gus Storms
2 – 3 p.m. Brandon Graham & Simon Roy [TICKETED]
2 – 3 p.m. Joshua Williamson
3 – 4 p.m. Justin Greenwood & Antony Johnston
3 – 4 p.m. Jason Aaron & Jason Latour [TICKETED]
4 – 5 p.m. Kurtis Wiebe & Roc Upchurch
4 – 5 p.m. Kyle Higgins
5 – 6 p.m. Ken Kristensen
5 – 6 p.m. Joe Keatinge & Leila Del Duca

Saturday March 29
11 – 12 p.m. Jason Aaron & Jason Latour [TICKETED]
11 – 12 p.m. Joshua Williamson
12 – 1 p.m. Sina Grace
12 – 1 p.m. Greg Rucka
1 – 2 p.m. Stuart Moore & Gus Storms
1 – 2 p.m. Michel Gagne
2 – 3 p.m. Dave Stewart & Stefano Gaudiano
2 – 3 p.m. Brian Joines
3 – 4 p.m. Matteo Scalera
3 – 4 p.m. Matt Fraction & Chip Zdarsky [TICKETED]
4 – 5 p.m. Tim Seeley & Mike Norton
4 – 5 p.m. Frank Barbiere
5 – 6 p.m. Joe Harris

Sunday March 30
11 – 12 p.m. Ed Brisson & Johnnie Christmas
11 – 12 p.m. Greg Rucka
12 – 1 p.m. Joe Harris
12 – 1 p.m. Brandon Graham & Simon Roy [TICKETED]
1 – 2 p.m. Nick Pitarra
1 – 2 p.m. Kelly Sue DeConnick & Jordie Bellaire
2 – 3 p.m. Joshua Williamson
2 – 3 p.m. Scott Snyder & Jock
3 – 4 p.m. Matt Fraction & Chip Zdarsky [TICKETED]

IMAGE COMICS PANEL SCHEDULE:

Robert Kirkman’s Skybound: On the Rise
There’s no limit on what to expect from Skybound, Robert Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics. The Walking Dead continues to dominate comics and television, Manifest Destiny is one of 2013′s breakout hits, and new series—like OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA—are on the horizon. Join Skybound’s best writers and artists as they discuss what’s in Skybound’s future.

Program date and time: Friday, March 28, 12:40 p.m. in Hall D (Room 602-603)

Panelists: Joshua Williamson (Ghosted), Paul Azaceta (Outcast), Joe Keatinge (Shutter) & special guests

Image Comics Presents Comedy in Comics
Sometimes the best comics are the funny ones, but getting jokes across in print while simultaneously telling an engaging story can be tough. Luckily, we have a panel of experts who can tell you their secrets, tips, and a few really good jokes.

Program date and time: Friday, March 28, 3:00 p.m. in Room TCC 301

Panelists: Rob Guillory (Chew), Kurtis Wiebe (Rat Queens), Roc Upchurch (Rat Queens), Matt Fraction (Sex Criminals), Chip Zdarsky (Sex Criminals), Jim Zub (Skullkickers), Brandon Graham (Prophet)

Image Comics Presents Sex Criminals
Sex Criminals debuted in 2013 and quickly became the book of the year. Now, a few months into 2014, the same looks to be true! Sit down with creators Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky and bare your soul, fetishes, and anecdotes with the Sex Criminals.

Program date and time: Saturday, March 29, 2:00 p.m. in Room 3AB

Panelists: Matt Fraction (Sex Criminals), Chip Zdarsky (Sex Criminals)

Image Comics Presents Crime, Adventure, & Fantasy!
Gunfights, heists, cowboys, hoodlums, magicians, adventurers, aliens, and more: are you not entertained? Image Comics’ varied publishing line has something for everybody. Settle in and listen to the experts discuss creating entertaining stories.

Program date and time: Saturday, March 29, 5:00 p.m. in TCC 301

Panelists: Kelly Sue DeConnick (Pretty Deadly), Jason Latour (Southern Bastards), Jason Aaron (Southern Bastards), Joe Keatinge (Shutter), Leila Del Duca (Shutter), Frank Barbiere (Five Ghosts), Joshua Williamson (Ghosted)

Image Comics Presents Building A Better Dystopia
No matter how good we have it, a future where we have nothing has its own thrill. These creators know their way around a dystopia, whether it’s due to mad science, economic factors, or nightmarish alternate dimensions.

Program date and time: Sunday, March 30, 3:00 p.m. in Room TCC 301

Panelists: Nick Pitarra (Manhattan Projects), Greg Rucka (Lazarus), Richard Starkings (Elephantmen), Simon Roy (Prophet), Ed Brisson (Sheltered), Johnnie Christmas (Sheltered), Joe Harris (Great Pacific)

Dallas Comic Book Show (April 2014)

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Convention Name
DALLAS COMIC BOOK SHOW – Saturday April 19th w/ Delbo, Raney, Lark, Hanna, & Kristensen
Convention Website Address
http://comicbooksdallas.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/19/2014
About This Convention
Great guests, cosplay, and toys at the next North Texas Comic Book Shows event in Dallas.
Comic book guests include:
Silver age artist Jose Delbo.
Michael Lark Image Comics artist on the hot new title Lazarus.
Todd the Ugliest Kid on Earth writer Ken Kristensen.
Scott Hanna one of the hardest working inkers in the business.
Tom Raney noted artist on titles including the X-Men, Warlock & The Infinity Watch, and now HARDcorps and Bloodshot.
Samantha Newark, the voice of Jem in the cult popular TV series Jem & The Holograms. Samantha also worked on The Transformers cartoon.
Cosplay special guests Marie Doll and Taffeta Darling.
The event will be held Saturday April 19th, 2014 (Easter Weekend).
Admission is just $10. Kids 11 and under are free.
Event location: Doubletree Hotel Dallas Market Center
2015 Market Center Blvd., just off I-35 near Medieval Times.
Event hours: 9:30 am till 5 pm.
There will be over 60 dealers at the event offering everything from silver age comics to vintage Star Wars toys. Mark this comic con in Dallas on your calendar and make sure to make it out!
Venue Name and Address
Doubletree Hotel Dallas Market Center
2015 Market Center Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75207
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
62
Projected Attendance
500
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Michael Lark,Tom Raney, Scott Hanna, Jose Delbo, Ken Kristensen, Samantha Newark, Marie Doll, Taffeta Darling

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Splash Page Comic Art Booth Schedule for NYCC 2013

WalkingDead_AdlardPress Release:

Splash Page Comic Art will have three booths assigned to number 2405 on the right side of the hall near entrance 3A.

Charlie Adlard will be sketching exclusively at our booth during the show.  Lee Bermejo, Ken Kristensen, Michael Lark, M.K. Perker, Greg Rucka, Goran Sudzuka, and Joe Quinones will all be signing at our booths during the convention.  Joe will only be appearing and sketching on Thursday and Friday.

NYCC Sketch Details & Signing Schedules  (This is the updated & complete schedule & sketch information as of 10-2-13)

ALL COMMISSIONS FOR ALL ARTISTS MUST BE PICKED UP AT NYCC.  WE WILL NOT SHIP ANY PIECES.

Joe Quinones:

Artist of Batman 66, FF, Captain Marvel, Star Wars & much more.
Will only be signing & drawing Thurs & Fri.

Joe’s commission list We have a couple openings left for commissions, on a first come basis.   Email here if interested
Head Sketch — Black & White (pen & ink on paper) – $50
Toned (rendered in Copic marker and/or watercolor, inks laid over top) – $100

Half Figure/Torso – B&W $125  –Toned $225

Full Figure – B&W $225  –Toned $375

Here’s a link to some previous commissions to see as examples

Joe’s signing schedule:

7:00pm – 9pm Thursday night
10am – 12:30pm Friday

Goran Sudzuka:

Artist of Ghosted by Image, Y the Last Man, Hellblazer, A.D.D & Wolverine.

Goran’s commission list  He has 8 spots left in total for the rest of the show Email here to signup

All commission choices must be drawn on blank comic book sketch covers.  The options are:

$50 for headshot, $75 for bust, $125 for full figure, $50 for additional character or background. Previous commission samples can be seen here

Goran’s signing schedule:

Thursday 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Friday 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Saturday 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Sunday 10:30am – 12:30pm

Michael Lark:

Artist of Lazarus, Daredevil, Gotham Central, and much more.  Signing schedule below.

Convention commissions:

11 x 14″ or smaller 1 character 3/4 or full figure – no background $150
11 x 17″ 1 character 3/4 or full figure no background $300

Due to Michael’s full signing schedule for the convention and Image, he will not be able to take on many convention commissions at the show.  The best chance to get a commission would be to pre-pay & signup in advance so he can start on them now.

Michael Lark’s Signing Schedule:

Friday 4:00 pm – 5:30pm

Saturday 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Greg Rucka Signing Schedule:
Thursday 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Saturday 11:00am – 12:00PM (the only joint signing with Michael Lark at Splash Page)
Sunday 3:00PM – 4:00PM

M.K. Perker:

Artist of Todd, the Ugliest Kid on Earth by Image, The Unwritten, Air and Cairo, all by Vertigo.

M.K.’s commission list  Email here to signup

Commissions will be

1 character 8 1/2 X 11 art board (or blank sketch comic) with basic background in pencils & inks/markers for $200 + $100 for extra characters or detailed backgrounds.

Example of a $200 commission

$300 commission example can be on 11 x 14 or comic sketch covers

Email me for larger requests.

Ken Kristensen & M.K. Perker Signing Schedule

Thursday 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Friday 4:30 -  6:00pm
Saturday 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Sunday 10:30am – 12:30pm

Charlie Adlard:

Artist of The Walking Dead

Charlie’s sketch information:  We will hand out tickets to those interested in getting a sketch starting 15 minutes prior to each sketch session.  One ticket per person will be given.  We will draw the numbers of ticket randomly that Charlie feels he’ll be able to finish in the time frame that we have for that session.  If you are chosen, you will be asked to pay for your sketch, and will then need to wait while Charlie draws it for you.

Charlie will be drawing sketches of 1 character with no/limited backgrounds on 11 x 14″ or smaller for $300.  Please do not ask for additional characters or specific backgrounds.

Signing time: Thursday 10/10/13: 7:30pm-9:00pm  (no sketches)

Sketching times:

Friday 10/11/2013: 12:30pm-2:00pm

Saturday 10/12/2013: 4:30pm-6:30pm

Sunday may be signing only & will determined after Sat’s sketching opportunity.
Sunday 10/13/2013: 12:30am-1:30pm

Lee Bermejo:

Artist of Batman: Noel, The Joker HC, Lex Luthor: Man of Steel, and much more.

Lee’s signing schedule:

10am-12pm Friday

10am-12pm Saturday

Sketching- A full commission opportunity was offered through ebay and has been filled.

If you are wanting to be the first to find out when new art arrives, or about convention information, you can find us on Facebook as Splash Page Comic Art and follow us on Twitter as @splashpageart

Hero Initiative Schedule for NYCC 2013

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Press Release:

Hero Initiative is traveling to the Big Apple to attend New York Comic Con at the Javits Center, October 10th-13th. Hero has a whole lot going on throughout the city to raise money for comic creators in medical and financial need.

Anchoring our booth throughout the weekend is artist Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead). Charlie is journeying all the way from the UK to herald the release of The Walking Dead 100 Project. Make sure you get to the Hero Initiative booth, #1759, to get your copy and signature from Charlie!

In addition, Hero is the ONLY place to find the legendary Golden Age Superman artist Al Plastino. Make sure you come by from 1-7 p.m. on Friday ONLY to meet the man himself!

Hero Initiative is working after hours both Friday and Saturday nights so YOU can party! On Friday October 11th, Image Comics and Multiversity Comics team up to bring you THE BIG NYCC Party to help raise money for Hero Initiative. A $10 cover gets you in to The Houndstooth Pub located on 8th Ave. between 36th and 37th, just a three-block walk from the Javits Center. Be there starting at 8 p.m. to party with some great Image Comics talent! And everyone through the door is automatically entered into a raffle to win a copy of all of Image’s exclusives for NYCC 2013!

On Saturday October 12th, get to JHU Comics at 32 East 32nd St. for the launch party for Jamal Igle’s Molly Danger, Book One! Molly is the world’s most powerful 10-year-old girl and protector of the city of Coopersville. Copies of the graphic novel will be on sale for $19.99, with 25% of the proceeds benefitting Hero Initiative. The party, sponsored by Jerry’s Artarama, Strathmore and Artograph, runs from 9 p.m ’til midnight, and writer/artist Jamal Igle will be on hand to sign copies! Another great way to spend your con weekend and help raise money for Hero!

Back at the convention center, hit the Titan Books booth anytime after noon Saturday to get your “Frogs” print signed and numbered by legendary artist Jim Steranko! Jim will sign and number 100 prints for Hero, available at $20 each, only at the Titan booth, #2142.

All weekend long, make sure you swing by The Artist’s Choice, booth #N107 at the entrance to Artist’s Alley. A great variety of artists will be signing all weekend for donations to Hero Initiative. Artists include Chris Batista, Colleen Doran, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez,
 Ron Garney,
 Keith Giffen,
 Klaus Janson, 
Adam Kubert, 
Andy Kubert,
 Bob Layton,
 Steve McNiven, 
Jerry Ordway,
 George Pérez,
 John Romita Jr., 
Josef Rubinstein, 
Tom Smith,
 John Stanisci, and 
Dan Green. Please see The Artist’s Choice for specific dates and times.

And ALSO make sure you hit Splash Page Comic Art, booth #2405. They’ll be hosting signings all weekend with donations going to Hero Initiative. Artists include: Charlie Adlard, Lee Bermejo, Ken Kristensen, Michael Lark, M.K. Perker, Goran Sudzuka, and Joe Quinones. Please swing by the Splash Page Comic Art booth for specific dates and times.

Hero Initiative’s talent schedule for booth #1759 is:

THURSDAY, OCT. 10 (3:00-9:00 PM)

3:30-4:30: Charlie Adlard

FRIDAY, OCT. 11 (10:00AM-7:00 PM)

11:00-12:00: Charlie Adlard

11:00-12:30: Jerry Ordway

1:00-7:00: Al Plastino

SATURDAY, OCT. 12 (10:00AM-7:00 PM)

1:00-2:30: Charlie Adlard

3:00-4:00: John Arcudi + James Harren

SUNDAY, OCT. 13 (10:00AM-5:00 PM)

11:00-12:00: Charlie Adlard

About The Hero Initiative

The Hero Initiative is the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic book creators in need. Hero creates a financial safety net for yesterday’s creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back into paying work. It’s a chance for all of us to give back something to the people who have given us so much enjoyment.

Since its inception, The Hero Initiative has had the good fortune to grant over $500,000 to the comic book veterans who have paved the way for those in the industry today. For more information, visit www.heroinitiative.org or call 626-676-6354.

CA – Todd Signing Tour

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Press Release:

Come get all your Todd books signed by Creator KEN KRISTENSEN and for all of you that’s missed out on this rad book due to it selling out everywhere. Vol. 1 of Todd the Ugliest Kid on Earth will be available for sale at all locations. We got a ton of awesome exclusive stuff for this signing coming your way. Stay tuned for more details. RSVP on Facebook!

TODD THE UGLIEST KID ON EARTH SIGNING TOUR INFORMATION.

Friday August 9th 6-9pm
Big Red Comics Buena Park Mall
8289 On the Mall 6261A Buena Park, CA 90620

Saturday August 10th 12-3pm
Comic Madness
12345 Moutain Ave Chino, CA 91710

Saturday August 10th 4-7pm
Geeky Mamas
239 Los Cerritos Center store 533 Cerritos CA 90703

Splash Page Comic Art Schedule for SDCC 2013

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Press Release:

Comic Con is this week and Splash Page will be set up at booths 4400-4408 at SDCC. This year we will host signings by Dave Gibbons (Watchmen), Ken Kristensen, Sina Grace (Not My Bag, The L’il Depressed Boy) and Don Kramer.

Dave Gibbons’s schedule

Saturday from 3-4PM [He is NOT sketching]

We will have limited edition Watchmen S/N Prints and Proofs available for sale. Limit 2 items signed per person.

Sina Grace’s schedule

Friday 1-3PM & Sunday 11AM – 1PM.

We’ll have his Adventure Time San Diego Comic Con Variant Comic for sale for him to sign.

Don Kramer’s schedule

Friday 10AM – 12PM & Saturday 10AM – 12PM

Ken’s schedule will be announced as soon as we have it.

New art has been posted to the following galleries and will have them for sale at the San Diego Comic Con:

Charlie Adlard Gallery Added the interiors to Walking Dead Issue 112.

Cliff Chiang Gallery Added interior pages from Wonder Woman issues 20 & 21.

Sina Grace Gallery Will have covers from The Regular Show at SDCC.

Michael Lark Gallery Added interior pages to Lazarus Issue 1 AND I’ll have Issue 2 pages for sale at SDCC.

Ryan Ottley Gallery Added interior pages Invincible Issue 88 and 11 different Invincible Covers.

Goran Sudzuka Gallery Added interior pages to his new Image Comics book Ghosted Issue 1.

We will also have a limited number of the Splash Page Comic Art & Comic Asylum Retailer Variant Lazarus Issue 1 Comic shown on our website and the 2013 Michael Lark Signed & Numbered Sketchbook. We will be carrying some of the SDCC Diamond Comics Exclusives at our booth at Comic Con.

Stop by and say hi! Mark Hay

CA – Free Comic Book Day 2013

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Carlos D’Anda, Ken Kristensen, M.K. Perker, Roger Robinson, Chris Thorne, and more appear at I.E. Comics on Saturday May 4, 2013 for Free Comic Book Day!!

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Press Release:

OK everyone… So here’s a breakdown of the HUGE event that is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!!!

It’s all happening Saturday May 4th right here at I.E. Comics!

First off, we want to let you know about our very special guests!

Making his triumphant return to FCBD is Marvel, DC & Dark Horse Artist ROGER ROBINSON! Roger will be here all day signing your comics and selling his prints and original art! Roger is also the artist of the FCBD Comic CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT from Dark Horse Comics!

STAR WARS FANS rejoice!! Making his first appearance at FCBD here at I.E. Comics is Dark Horse Star Wars Artist CARLOS D’ANDA!!! This amazing, supremely talented artist will be here all day signing your comics!

And if those two weren’t enough, Meet the writer and artist of the hit series TODD THE UGLIEST KID ON EARTH, KEN KRISTENSEN & M.K. PERKER!!! Both of these amazingly talented people will be here at I.E. Comics for the first time signing your copies of Todd!

And Walking Dead Fans will be pleased to know that CHRIS THORNE, Artist on the Walking Dead Trading Card Series will be back signing your Walking Dead stuff, selling his prints and doing sketches!!!

It’s going to be like a Mini Comic-Con here on the 4th!!! Here’s some of the great things we have planned all day long!!

*2 GIANT BOUNCE HOUSES!!! We’ve got some seriously fun places for the little ones (an the parents) to play in all day long!!!!

*ULTRA MEGA HUGE MAGIC EVENT with hundreds of dollars in prizes!!! This is going to be our biggest Magic Event EVER!! Keep watching for details and prize breakdown… Best of all, everyone who plays will win a prize!!!

*We’re going to have evening entertainment with the band P2 performing at 5pm!!! It’s going to be great fun for the entire family!!!

*The artists, writers and “cast” of the new Graphic Novel “THE AWAKENED” will have a booth and showcasing their new book and taking pre-orders!

*The artists and writers of the new book series 8-BIT PULP will be on hand to sign copies of their first 2 issues and showcase some of their upcoming work!!

*Local Comic Strip artist and all around great guy Ambrose Quintanilla will be on hand signing copies of his comic and book and doing sketches for his fans attending!

*Representatives from ColoRiffic.com will be here showcasing their supercool designs and taking orders for their products!

*Incredibly talented local artist ALY VILLA will be on hand showcasing some of her work and selling select pieces! Come by and check out this amazing artist and sign up for a commission piece!

*Local artist & writer, Larime Taylor will be here promoting his new comic “VOICE IN THE DARK”!!! He’ll be selling copies of the new book and speaking with fans!!

And when it gets dark… We celebrate STAR WARS DAY.. May The 4th Be With You with our presentation of the EWOK MOVIE: THE CARAVAN OF COURAGE and THE BATTLE FOR ENDOR!!! The movies will be shown on our big 15×30 screen outside with plenty of seating!!

AND IF THAT’S STILL NOT ENOUGH… at 10pm, we have our 1ST ANNUAL NERDS ANONYMOUS MIXER!!! This is a 21 and over event that everyone who enjoys comics & pop culture will be able to attend! There will be music and refreshments for everyone, a silent auction for the Make*A*Wish Foundation! Come meet new people and make some new friends or spark up some romance!!!

PLUS… The first person in line for FREE COMIC BOOK DAY when we open at 10am will get a complete set of all of the FCBD Comics AND 4 FREE Marvel Trades!!! The next 19 people in line will be given a raffle ticket for a chance to win the same set of comics as the first person in line…

But it doesn’t end there…

Those raffle tickets will be good for a ton of other prizes!!! Keep watching the facebook page and our event page for more updates as the BIG EVENT draws near!

ALL THIS AND STILL MORE TO COME!!! Keep watching the event page for more and more updates as the big day approaches!!!

I.E. Comics and Games
2807 W. Florida Ave, Hemet, CA 92545
(951) 378-9021

CA – Free Comic Book May 2013

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Press Release:

Collector’s Paradise Comics & Gallery, is proud to announce that we will, once again, be bringing Free Comic Book MAY to Los Angeles area this year, in celebration of the National Free Comic Book Day!

“Last year’s Free Comic Book May was an exhilarating event.” said owner Edward Greenberg, adding: ” We learned so much about how to do this, and will use the lessons this year to provide an even better experience for our patrons.”

The concept of Free Comic Book MAY is simple. Come to one (or both) Collector’s Paradise stores on Free Comic Book Day, May 4th, get your free books, and receive a Free Stamp Card. Come back the following Saturday, and get a stamp, and get more free books (details below). As long as you continue to attend and receive stamps, you can keep coming back every Saturday in May and get more free books, including, during the last week of the month, FREE Graphic Novels. The four weeks are designed to spotlight different types of books:

- May 4th – Free Comic Book Day, books provided by many publishers, range of options. PLUS: BUY 3 GET 1 FREE on anything in the store.

- May 11th – Free Superhero Comic Day, free superhero comics by major publishers. PLUS: 50% OFF All single issue Comics on the Shelves.

- May 18th- Free Independent Comic Day, free indie books, chosen by us, and contributed by our good friends, creators and publishers. PLUS: Comics by the Pound.

- May 25th – Free Graphic Novel Day, free Graphic Novels, once again chosen by us and contributed by our friends. PLUS: BUY 1 GET 1 FREE on all Hardcover Graphic Novels.

Collector’s Paradise will be holding Creator Signing Events during the month of May, to promote some of the most interesting new creators and projects out there.

Saturday May 4th, Free Comic Book Day:
San Fernando Valley Store: 12-3 pm
J. Michael Strazcynski – Creator of Babylon 5 TV Show, creator/writer of the hot new series TEN GRAND, as well as Rising Stars, Midnight Nation, writer on Superman Earth One HCs, Amazing Spider-Man, Thor, and Superman.

Philip Tan – Artist on DC’s NEW 52 Savage Hawkman, and the new Masters of the Universe series, as well as Uncanny X-Men, Spawn, Batman & Robin, and many more.

Rahsan Ekedal – artist on the hot new series THINK TANK, as well as Top Cow’s ECHOES and Pilot Season, Solomon Kane, Creepy and DC’s The Unexpected.

Andy Suriano – artist on DC’s Batman Brave & The Bold, Image Comics’ Charlatan’s Ball and Doc Bizarre MD, as well as an amazing animator.

Rick Basaldua – a fantastic inker on many projects from Top Cow (Artifacts, Magdalena, Darkness), as well as Marc Silvestri’s run on HULK.

Troy Peteri – an accomplished leterrer, working with J. Michael Straczynski on TEN GRAND, as well as past projects, plus many titles in the Top Cow library of books.

Pasadena Store: 2-5 pm
Whilce Portacio – Legendary comic creator, co-founder of Image Comics, co-creator and artist on the hot new Image Comics series, Non-Humans, with Glen Brunswick, as well as creator of Wetworks, and artist on Uncanny X-Men, Hulk, Iron Men and much more.

Glen Brunswick – co-creator and writer of Non-Humans, as well as many other fantastic books for Image Comics, including Gray Area (with John Romita Jr), Jersey Gods, and Killing Girl.

Mike Kunkel – an incredible Animator, and creator/writer/artist on the Classic comic book series, Herobear & The Kid, which comes back on Free Comic Book Day via Boom! Studios, as well as the artist on DC’s Billy Batson & The Magic of Shazam.

Chris Moreno – Creator / Artist on Zombie Dickheads, as well as the artist on Image Comics’ and more recently Kickstarter-resurrected Sidekick, as well as Disney’s Toy Story and more.

Saturday May 11th, Free Superhero Comic Book Day
San Fernando Valley Store

IMAGE COMICS SIGNING, 12-3 pm, featuring:
Jim McCann – Mind the Gap, Lost Vegas
Ken Kristensen – Todd the Ugliest Kid on Earth
MK Perker – Todd the Ugliest Kid on Earth
Kel Symons – I Love Trouble
Sina Grace – Lil Depressed Boy

A WAKE FOR I, VAMPIRE, 7-10 pm
Joshua Fialkov & Friends – we say goodbye to a critically acclaimed and loved by fans series with a party featuring thematically named alcohol drinks for anyone over 21, a Eulogy contest, as well as many other highly inappropriate hijinx, more details to be announced soon on our website and Facebook/Twitter feeds.

Pasadena Store, 12-3 pm:
Mark Sable – Creator/ writer of Graveyard of Empires, as well as Grounded, Hazed and many others.

Saturday May 18th, Free Independent Comic Book Day

San Fernando Valley Store, 12-3pm
Jason Brubaker – ReMIND
Mark Sable – Graveyard of Empires
James Ninness - In Sanity, AZ
Shannon Forrey – Dust GN

Pasadena Store, 12-3pm
Jim McCann – Mind the Gap, Lost Vegas
Ginger Rabbit Studio – Jared Sams, Giulie Speziani, Rob Harrington

Please visit Collector’s Paradise’ official site, ComicsAndCards.net for full details about our Free Comic Book Day and Free Comic Book MAY Events.

For additional information, please contact Edward Greenberg, managing partner of Collector’s Paradise @ 818-999-9455 (business) or by email, at store@comicsandcards.net

Collector’s Paradise Canoga Park is located at 7131 Winnetka Ave, at Sherman Way in Canoga Park. Collector’s Paradise Pasadena is located at 319 S. Arroyo Parkway Unit 4, at the corner of Del Mar in Pasadena.

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