MA/NH – Angel & Faith Signing Tour

Rebekah Isaacs tours New England to debut the new Dark Horse comic, Angel & Faith! There will be a limited edition cover available that you can only get on this tour!  Brought to you by the New England Comic Retailer Alliance (NECRA).

Please note that the times may be changed prior to the event due to travel requirements of the creators.

Saturday September 3rd

11am – 1pm
Double Midnight Comics
245 Maple St, Unit 11, Manchester, NH 03103
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2pm – 4pm
Jetpack Comics
37 North Main Street, Rochester, NH
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Sunday September 4th

10am – 12pm
Chris’s Cards & Comics
341 S. Broadway, Salem, NH 03079

3pm – 5pm
Friendly Neighborhood Comics
191 Mechanic Street (Route 140), Bellingham, MA
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MA/NH – Deadlands Tour

David Gallaher and Steve Ellis (High Moon, Box 13)  tour New England to debut their new comic, Deadlands! There will be a limited edition Deadlands #1 available with a cover you can only get on this tour!  Brought to you by the New England Comic Retailer Alliance (NECRA).

Please note that the times may be changed prior to the event due to travel requirements of the creators.

Saturday June 25th

noon – 2pm
Friendly Neighborhood Comics
191 Mechanic Street (Route 140), Bellingham, MA
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3pm – 4pm
Larry’s Comics
68 Lakeview Avenue Lowell, MA 01850

5pm – 6pm
Chris’s Cards & Comics
341 S. Broadway, Salem, NH 03079

Sunday June 26th

10am – 12pm
Jetpack Comics
37 North Main Street, Rochester, NH

1pm – 2pm
Double Midnight Comics
245 Maple St, Unit 11, Manchester, NH 03103
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MA – Be on the Cover of Amazing Spider-Man #666

Next Wednesday June 22nd swing by Larry’s Comics at 5pm to be included in a historic group photograph by award-winning photographer Kevin Harkins to appear on the cover of Marvel Comics Amazing Spider-Man #666. Marvel is producing a special variant cover for participating shops. Please do  not wear any logos other than Marvel.

Larry’s Comics
66 Lakeview Ave, Lowell, MA 01850

Comic Market Solicits Questions

June 13, 2011 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Everything Else

Press Release:

Many retailers are concerned that the “DC Explanation Tour 2011″ has too few stops to satisfy all of us.  It’s a big change, happening very quickly, being met with lots of uncertainty.  Happening even quicker is the “DC Explanation Tour 2011.”  With many prime comic book retail regions being left out and only a few weeks to make proper plans many of us just won’t be able to attend.

This Tuesday, June 14, 2011, all retailers are urged to chime in to the #comicmarket Twitterstorm to share the questions they want to ask DC Comics.

“#comicmarket is the perfect place for everyone to be heard,” said Larry Doherty of Larry’s Comics and #comicmarket founder. “With so many retailers participating in #comicmarket, we will prompt important questions that have been over looked. It is certain that a number of #comicmarket participants will make the DC Tour meetings and ask those questions.”

Larry Marder posed some great questions early Sunday morning (search @larrymarder or #comicmarket to review his questions), focusing on the business aspect of the change, as opposed to the fan aspect. He said, “DC retail tour can’t be about content & teams. Sharp focus on marketing & biz detail needed. Not Superman’s lost panties.”

Please be a part of #comicmarket this Tuesday, June 14, 2011 and tell the Comic Market all the important questions you have for DC, and then join #comicmarket every Tuesday and help support #comicmarket!

“In fairness, I don’t believe the DC Tour was initially planned so they’ve had to scramble and have done the best they could to include as many retail regions as possible, covering as much ground as they can in a short period of time, while still being a part of the Summer convention circuit.  While I regret that New England is not on the tour I understand that time is working against all of us and many areas could not be visited – just a side note that I think is important.” -Ralph DiBernando, owner of Jetpack Comics and #comicmarket founder.
About #COMICMARKET TUESDAY

Every Tuesday on Twitter you can find a Twitterstorm of retailers, publishers, creators, and fans using the #comicmarket hash tag.  #comicmarket is a break through comic industry initiative to engage anyone with any interest in comics in real-time conversation.  An open forum where anyone can discuss anything comic related.  With nearly a few months under our belt every week has grown in the number of posts and contributors.  It is a place to market, ask questions, listen to complaints, and offer solutions.  In a very short amount of time #comicmarket has become a valuable tool for the comic industry.

Founded by Larry’s Comics, Jetpack Comics, and Avatar Press, #comicmarket is an open forum, unedited, un-moderated type of discussion the industry has needed for years.  Every week you will find useful information and great interaction.  Sometimes heated, often funny, and always informative #comicmarket can only help you if you participate.  Chime in with your insights, ask questions, and help the #comicmarket grow, to help the comic market grow!

MA – The Cape Drink n’ Draw

Writer Jason Ciaramella appears on June 15th at Larry’s Wonderful World of Comics from 5:00 – 8:00pm.

Jason posted on his blog:

THE CAPE LEGACY EDITION hits shelves on June 15th, and to celebrate the release, Larry’s Wonderful World of Comics in Lowell, MA,  is hosting me for the evening. This isn’t going to be a regular, boring old signing with some jerk sitting behind a table while you wait in line. No. Screw that. We’ve got plans, and they’re fucking huge.

Larry’s hosts a local Drink & Draw on Wednesday nights with a different theme each week. The theme for June 15th is going to be THE CAPE, and I’m going to write an original, one-page CAPE script that will be kept secret until the event. Everyone in attendance will have the opportunity to draw my script, and here’s where it gets awesome:

THE DRAWINGS WILL BE COLLECTED, AND THE BEST ONE WILL BE PRINTED IN A FUTURE ISSUE OF THE CAPE.

That’s right. A chance to see your work published in a real-life comic book for people all over the world to see. Not too shabby, eh? You wont get that kind of love from Marvel or DC, I can assure you of that.

Also, for the writers in the group, I’ll be giving a little script writing seminar while the artists are doing their thing. It’s an open forum where I talk about some of the lesser known aspects of script writing, and then take questions. I like it to be more of a discussion, where everyone contributes and offers advice. I know nobody wants to sit and listen to me talk about panel counts for a half-hour, myself included. 

Larry’s Comics
66 Lakeview Ave, Lowell, MA 01850

MA – Fish Stick Guy Signing

Come meet Steve Grezek creator of Boston Comic Con’s runaway hit: Fish Stick Guy from 5p-7p on Saturday May 7th for Free Comic Book Day! This rising young talent has graciously offered to custom make sketch cards for you! Come show him some love!

Plus Larry is hosting a costume contest with a $100 gift certificate going to the winner, giving away hot dogs with his famous special sauce, and of course FREE COMICS!

Larry’s Comics
66 Lakeview Ave, Lowell, MA 01850

ZombieBomb Strikes the Woburn Warehouse Show

ZombieBomb creators Rich Woodall and Adam Miller sign and sketch at Larry’s Comics Woburn Warehouse Show on Saturday January 22, 2011. The show is open from 9am – 2pm with FREE admission! CGC grading available on site.

Contact Larry Doherty (larryscomicsinc@aol.com) to book a table

Best Western
1 Rainin Road, Woburn, MA 01801

MA – Skullkickers Signing

Jim Zubkavich & Edwin Huang, creators of Skullkickers, sign and sketch at Larry’s Comics Xmas party on Friday Dec 17th! If you can’t make out it that night, be sure to catch them at the Woburn Warehouse Show on Saturday Dec. 18th.

Larry’s Comics
66 Lakeview Ave, Lowell, MA 01850

Skullkickers Creators Appear at Larry’s Comic Show

December 1, 2010 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Massachusetts, Other

Press Release:

Red-hot Image comics’ Skullkickers creators Jim Zubkavich and Edwin Huang are the special guests at this month’s Woburn Comic Book Show, and they’re looking for artwork from a New England fan to publish in their book!

Zubkavich and Huang will be the guests on Saturday, December 18th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Best Western Hotel in Woburn.  Admission to the show is free!  The show is sponsored by Larry’s Wonderful World of Comics in Lowell and features dozens of local comic book dealers and distributors.

Besides signing autographs and chatting it up with fellow comic fans, Zubkavich and Huang will be looking for a piece of pin-up art featuring his characters to spotlight in issue 5 of his ongoing Image comic.

So would-be artists, this is your chance at the big time.  Bring along your artwork for Zubkavich and Huang to pore over, and if your offering kicks skulls, you could see your piece making it into the pages of one of the hottest titles on the comic racks these days!

Skullkickers has been described by some as The Hangover meets Dungeons & Dragons, and has already met with critical praise, selling out its first issue with ease.

Straight from Zubkavich’s website, Skullkickers is a fantasy-comedy comic series featuring two mercenaries entangled in a high-class assassination plot, and nothing – not werewolves, skeletons or black magic – will stop them from getting paid.

If you love fantasy, action-comedy, a touch of black-hearted violence and movies like Army of Darkness, then Skullkickers is the book for you!

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Directions to the show:

Best Western New Englander

1 RAININ RD, WOBURN, MA right off rt 93 S toward Boston

Take exit 36 to merge onto Montvale Ave toward Woburn

For more information about the show, the art search, or Skullkickers, contact Larry Doherty at Larry’s Comics at 978-459-5323

larryscomicsinc@aol.com

MA – ZombieBomb Signings

Adam Miller signs at Larry’s Comics on Wednesday October 27th from 6-9pm and be the special guest artist for their Zombie themed Drink and Draw! Meanwhile, as previously reported Rich Woodall signs at Double Midnight Comics from 6-8pm. They are debuting an all new exclusive variant cover, they’ll have the new issue of  ZombieBomb!

And last but not least, both appear at Comically Speaking on Saturday October 30th from noon till 4:00 sketching and signing!

HAPPENING THIS WEEK:

Wed, October 27th

Rich Woodall @ Double Midnight Comics
Rich debuts an exclusive cover to the newest “ZombieBomb!” tome, Highly Contagious! Stop by to pick up a copy and get it signed by the man himself!
6-8pm
245 Maple Street, Manchester, NH 03103
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Adam Miller @ Larry’s Comics

Adam will appear as a special guest artist for a zombie-themed night of Drink and Draw! Come doodle, get trashed and pick up some signed copies of “ZombieBomb!” for the loved ones you’ve abandoned in your evening of comics recklessness!
6-9pm
66 Lakeview Ave. Lowell, MA 01850
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Sat, October 30th

Adam and Rich @ Comically Speaking
It’s an afternoon sketching-and-signing session with the men of “ZombieBomb!” just in time for Halloween! Mr. Miller (form of water zombie) and Mr. Woodall (shape of eagle zombie), powers activate! (Okay, that’s just silly.)
noon-4pm
575 Main Street, Reading, MA 01867
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