OR – Memorial HC Release Party

Chris Roberson, Rich Ellis, and Grace Allison sign at Bridge City Comics on Friday, September 14 at 6:00pm!

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Press Release: 

Bridge City Comics is proud to announce our Memorial HC Release Party on Friday, September 14, 2012 from 6pm Ð 9pm! This event is free to the public. In attendance to sign autographs will be Memorial writer Chris Roberson, artist Rich Ellis and colorist Grace Allison. Copies of the book will be available for sale ($24.99) during the event.

This event is 21+ and free to the public.

Memorial is the story of Em, a young woman who arrives at a hospital in Portland, Oregon, with no memory of her past. A year later, she has rebuilt her life, only to find her existence thrown into turmoil after she inherits a magical shop. Em is drawn into a supernatural conflict between beings that not only represent, but are fundamental elements of the universe itself.

About the Authors:
New York Times Bestselling author Chris Roberson is best known for his Eisner nominated ongoing comic book series iZombie, co-created with artist Mike Allred, and multiple Cinderella mini-series set in the world of Bill Willingham’s Fables. He has written more than a dozen novels and numerous short stories, as well as many other comic projects. He has been a finalist for the World Fantasy Award four times; twice a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer; and has won the Sidewise Award for Best Alternate History in both the Short Form and Novel categories. Chris lives with his wife and daughter in Portland, Oregon.

Rich Ellis is a cartoonist living and working in Portland, Oregon. He earned a bachelors degree in sequential art from the Savannah College of Art and Design. His clients include Marvel Comics, Th3rd World publishing, Microsoft/MNML, The Oregonian, Comic Foundry, Michael Curry Design, Harper, Walker/Bloomsbury UK, Red5Publishing, and the Willamette Week. Rich is a member of Periscope Studio, the largest studio of comic book artists in North America.

Bridge City Comics
3725 N Mississippi Ave., Portland, OR 97227

TX – Threadless Signing

Chris Roberson has written books and comics a-plenty, but now he can say he’s written t-shirts!  He’s created the story for vol. 4 of the Threadless Comics-On Tees series, featuring art from Mike Allred, Colleen Coover, Chris Samnee, and Francesco Francavilla!

Roberson signs his many comics, including izombie, Memorial, Star Trek/ Legion of Super-Heroes, Elric: The Balance Lost, Superman, Cinderella, Starborn, and more at Austin Books & Comics on Saturday, February 4, 2012 from 2:00pm until 4:00pm.

They’ll have a few of his Threadless t-shirts to give away, too.  Don’t miss it!

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Austin Books & Comics
5002 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78751

TX – Memorial Signing

This event has been cancelled

Prolific comic writer and author Chris Roberson signs his new comic Memorial #1 and other works, such as the Fables mini-series Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love, on Saturday January 21, 2012

A Texas native and graduate of UT Austin, Chris Roberson also runs the print-on-demand publishing company MonkeyBrain Books.

Dragon’s Lair Comics and Fantasy
6111 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757

TX – Memorial Signing

Chris Roberson signs at Austin Books & Comics for his latest comic, Memorial #1 this Wednesday Dec. 21st from 1 to 4 pm!

About Memorial:

Memorial is the story of Em, a young woman who arrives at a hospital in  Portland, Oregon, with no memory of her past. A year later, she has  rebuilt her life, only to find her existence thrown into turmoil after  she inherits a magical shop. The kind that appears in an alley one  instance and disappears the next.

New York Times best-selling author and Eisner-nominated creator of iZombie Chris Roberson delivers a magical ongoing new series. Featuring art by the fantastical Rich Ellis and covers by the legendary Michael WM Kaluta.

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Austin Books & Comics
5002 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78751