CA – Penny Dreadful: The Awakening #1 Signing

Chris King, co-executive producer of the TV series, appears at Meltdown Comics and Collectibles on Wednesday, April 5, 2017  THURSDAY APRIL 13th at 6:00 PM to sign the first issue of ​PENNY ​DREADFUL​: THE AWAKENING​ #1 – a brand-new ongoing series,​ ​set six months after the shocking events of the Penny Dreadful season three TV finale.

With interior art from Jesús Hervás (Sons of Anarchy), this new comic sees Ethan Chandler unable to move on. As he searches desperately for meaning in a world without Vanessa, ancient words echo across the centuries, and he is called on once again to take up arms against the creatures crawling out of the night!

Chris King will be signing copies on the night and copies of Titan Comics’ Penny Dreadful prequel graphic novel will also be available.

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7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
323.851.7223

CA – Transformers: Autocracy Signing

Chris Metzen, Flint Dille, and Livio Ramondelli sign on Sunday, March 11th at 1:00 PM at Meltdown Comics!

About Book: Before Optimus became a Prime he fought for order. Before Megatron became a conqueror he fought for freedom. In the early days of the war on Cybertron, two leaders–one Autobot, the other Decepticon–start down their own paths towards destiny. Collects the Autocracy, Monstrosity, and Primacy series into an oversized hardcover collection.

Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
323.851.7223

CA – Image Day 2017 Signing

Writers Brian K. Vaughan, Joe Casey, Steven T. Seagle, and Matt Hawkins appear at Meltdown Comics on Wednesday, February 1st at 6:00 PM to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Image Comics!

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323.851.7223

CA – Slayer: Repentless #1 Signing

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Jon Schnepp appears at Meltdown Comics to sign Slayer: Repentless #1 on Wednesday January 25, 2017 at 7:00 PM.

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323.851.7223

CA – Heavy Metal Signing

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Grant Morrison, Rob Prior, Deric Hughes, and Justin Cherry appear at Meltdown Comics on Wednesday November 9th at 7:00 PM to sign Heavy Metal!

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7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
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CA – 2000 AD #2000 Signing

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Artist Chris Burnham signs at Meltdown Comics on Saturday October 1st at 1:00 PM to celebrate two thousand issues of 2000 AD!

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7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
323.851.7223

CA – Darwyn Cooke Tribute Art Show

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Press Release:

Londyn Jackson, host of Meltdown Comics’ podcast History of the Batman with Londyn!, is curating a show paying tribute to comic book writer and illustrator Darwyn Cooke, who passed away May 14, 2016 from lung cancer.

Artists in this intimate show include:

Kris Wimberly
Terry Alec
Marco D’Alfonso
Iris Lopez
Mark Klein
Mauricio Abril
Jemely & Jeremy Jayme
Lauren Moran
Bernardo Gonzalez
Albert Morales
Michael Troy
Mike Bre
Nathan Jeffers
Yosuf Gurung

A portion of the art sales made in this month long show will go to the Canadian Cancer Society and the Hero Initiative.

Join us opening night on Saturday, July 30th to celebrate the brilliant work of Darwyn Cooke!

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323.851.7223

CA – Delilah Dirk Signing

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Tony Cliff, NY Times Bestselling creator of Delilah Dirk, appears at Meltdown Comics on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 7:00 PM to present the latest addition to the adventures of our favorite swashbuckling lady in Delilah Dirk and the King’s Shilling!

Globetrotting troublemaker Delilah Dirk and her loyal friend Selim are just minding their own business, peacefully raiding castles and traipsing across enemy lines, when they attract the unwanted attention of the English Army. Before they know it, Delilah and Selim have gotten themselves accused of espionage against the British crown! Delilah will do whatever it takes to clear her good name, be it sneaking, skirmishing, or even sword fighting… But can she bring herself to wear a pretty dress and have a nice cup of tea with her mother? Delilah Dirk may be defeated at last. By tulle. Delilah Dirk and the King’s Shilling (First Second) is the new graphic novel from Eisner Award-nominee Tony Cliff.

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7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
323.851.7223

CA – Patience Signing

0000000-PATIENCE_clowesDaniel Clowes presents his new graphic novel Patience at Meltdown Comics on Friday, March 18, 2016 at 7:00 PM.

Patience is the first all new, original graphic novel from Daniel Clowes (Ghost World) in over a half-decade, and also the biggest and most ambitious book yet in a storied career that includes multiple Eisner and Harvey Awards, a PEN Award, and an Academy Award nomination.

Patience is an indescribable psychedelic science-fiction love story, veering with uncanny precision from violent destruction to deeply personal tenderness in a way that is both quintessentially “Clowesian,” and utterly unique in the author’s body of work. This 180-page, full-color story affords Clowes the opportunity to draw some of the most exuberant and breathtaking pages of his life, and to tell his most suspenseful, surprising and affecting story yet.
Daniel Clowes was born in Chicago, Il. on April 14, 1961. He attended the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY from which he graduated with a BFA degree in 1984. He began his career as an “alternative” or “underground” cartoonist in 1985 with the short-lived comic book series Lloyd Llewellyn, a feature loosely based around the adventures of a private detective which, in its gleeful embrace of the detritus of post-war pop culture (1950s science fiction, bad detective fiction, Russ Meyer movies, EC comics, etc) predated many of the popular art trends of subsequent decades. He ended the series in 1987, anxious to move forward with different types of storytelling.

In 1989, he created the seminal comic book series, Eightball, which has since housed almost his entire body of work. Eightball’s consistent evolution has been remarkable, continually setting new standards for comic art for 17 years. In 2001, the adaptation of his graphic novel Ghost World, based on a script by Clowes and director Terry Zwigoff, was released to great acclaim, earning an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay and winning the Independent Sprit award, among many others. Their second collaboration, Art School Confidential, written by Clowes and starring John Malkovich and Jim Broadbent, was released in 2006.

Clowes was the first cartoonist to be selected for Esquire’s annual fiction issue in 1998. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Time, Newsweek and many other magazines. He lives in Oakland, California with his wife Erika and son Charles, and their beagle Ella. His most recent books are Ice Haven (Pantheon), Wilson (Drawn & Quarterly), Mister Wonderful (Pantheon), which compiles his 20-episode strip in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, and The Death Ray (Drawn & Quarterly), which reprints the story from Eightball#23 in hardcover format.

In 2011 Clowes received the PEN Literary Award for Graphic Literature.

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7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
323.851.7223

CA – Oh, the Flesh You Will Eat Signing

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Mike “Dr. Vireuss” Levine appears at Meltdown Comics on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM to sign OH THE FLESH YOU WILL EAT!

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7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
323.851.7223

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