OR – FCBD 2018: Books with Pictures

Lucy Bellwood (Baggywrinkles, 100 Demon Dialogues) and David Marquez (Hunt for Wolverine, Defenders) appear at Books with Pictures on Saturday, May 5th to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Books with Pictures
1100 SE Division Street, Portland, OR 97202
(503) 498-8499

ECCC 2018 Welcomes Brian Michael Bendis

Emerald City Comic Con is so excited to announce that Eisner Award winning comic writer Brian Michael Bendis will be joining us at ECCC 2018 on Friday March 2nd & Saturday March 3rd! See his spotlight panel on Friday afternoon at 2:45 PM in Room WSCC 611.

Brian Michael Bendis has put his mark on comics as one the most prolific writers of the 21st century. From Powers to the Avengers and Spider-Man, he has had an undeniable impact on the landscape of the 4-color world. Now as he prepares to begin his tenure at DC on Action Comics, join the creator of Jessica Jones, Miles Morales, and many more great characters as we spotlight this mega talented creator’s past, present and future.

He will appear in the Autographing Area for signing on Friday from 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM and 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM and on Saturday from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM and 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Emerald City Comic Con encourages fans to arrive at signing sessions on time. All guests reserve the right to refuse to sign an item that they deem inappropriate. No candid photography or video recording is permitted in the Autographing Area.

MA – 2017 Julius Schwartz Lecture

**PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED**

Writer Brian Michael Bendis appears at MIT to present the 2017 Julius Schwartz Lecture on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 5:30 PM. Admission is Free and open to the public.

Press Release:

MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing is thrilled to welcome award-winning comics creator Brian Michael Bendis, a New York Times bestseller and one of the most successful writers working in mainstream comics, for the 2017 Julius Schwartz lecture.

For the last eighteen years, Brian’s books have consistently sat on the top of the nationwide comic and graphic novel sales charts. He is the co-creator and consulting producer of the Peabody Award-winning Jessica Jones on Netflix from Marvel TV. For Marvel entertainment, Bendis is currently the monthly writer of the bestselling Defenders, Jessica Jones, Iron Man, Spider-Man, and Guardians of the Galaxy series.

The introduction of the multiracial Spider-Man, Miles Morales, made the front page of USA Today and went on to become an international hotbed political topic featured on Fox News, CNN, The Daily Show, Conan O’Brien, Howard Stern and many others.

The news of a new ‘Iron Man’ character in the form of 15-year-old Riri Williams made massive international headlines when the story broke in Time magazine. Her solo debut as Invincible Iron Man debuted in the top five nationwide.

Before that, Brian completed a 100 issue run on the X-Men franchise with the debut of ALL-NEW X-MEN and UNCANNY X-MEN and 9 years helming Marvel’s popular AVENGERS franchise by writing every issue of the NEW AVENGERS plus debuting the hit books AVENGERS, MIGHTY AVENGERS and DARK AVENGERS along with the wildly successful ‘event’ projects AVENGERS VERSUS X-MEN, HOUSE OF M, SECRET WAR, SPIDER-MEN, SECRET INVASION, AGE OF ULTRON, SIEGE and CIVIL WAR 2.

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VA – Miles Morales: Spider-Man Signing

Acclaimed local author Jason Reynolds appears at Hooray for Books on Friday August 4th at 6:30 PM to present and sign his new book Miles Morales: Spider-Man.

Since his comic debut in 2011, Miles Morales has been a breakout star as the new Spider-Man. Not only is Miles younger than his contemporary Peter Parker, but he also has brand new abilities like the ability to camouflage himself and the use of his venom strikes.

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Hooray For Books
1555 King St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
(703) 548-4092

IL – Miles Morales: Spider-Man Signing

Author Jason Reynolds appears at Anderson’s Bookshop on Thursday, August 3rd at 7:00 PM to present his new Miles Morales: Spider-Man novel.

Miles is just your average teenager. Dinner every Sunday with his parents, chilling out playing old-school video games with his best friend, Ganke, crushing on brainy, beautiful poet Alicia. He’s even got a scholarship spot at the prestigious Brooklyn Visions Academy. Oh yeah, and he’s Spider-Man.

EVENT DETAILS
This event is free and open to the public. To join the signing line, please purchase the author’s latest book Miles Morales: Spider-Man from Anderson’s Bookshop.

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Anderson’s Bookshop
123 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 355-2665

CA – Miles Morales: Spider-Man Signing

Author Jason Reynolds appears at Kepler’s Books on Wednesday, August 2nd at 7:00 PM to present his new Miles Morales: Spider-Man novel. Tickets available at the link…

You know Jason Reynolds from his breakout novel When I Was The Greatest that received the John Steptoe Award for New Talent, as the New York Times bestselling author of the Coretta Scott King Honor book, The Boy in The Black Suit, the co-author of All American Boys with Brendan Kiely, also a Coretta Scott King Honor book, and as the inaugural recipient of the Walter Dean Myers Award. You may also know him as the author of the middle-grade novels As Brave As You, which won the Kirkus Prize and was nominated for an NAACP Image Award, and Ghost, which was selected as a National Book Award Finalist.

You may also know Spider-Man as Peter Parker.

This Fall, Jason Reynolds has joined the Marvel YA family with a novel about the new Spiderman, Miles Morales. Miles’s spidey-sense has been on the fritz, a misunderstanding leads to his suspension from school, and Miles begins to question his abilities. Maybe kids like Miles aren’t meant to be superheroes or is there something more going on?

Don’t miss this chance to meet Jason Reynolds, one of the most promising Young Adult novelists in the market today, and celebrate all thing Spider-Man. Costumes encouraged.

Kepler’s Books and Magazines
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 324-4321

CA – Miles Morales: Spider-Man Signing

Author Jason Reynolds appears at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Monday, August 1st at 6:00 PM to present his new Miles Morales: Spider-Man novel.

Miles Morales is just your average teenager. Dinner every Sunday with his parents, chilling out playing old-school video games with his best friend, Ganke, crushing on brainy, beautiful poet Alicia. He’s even got a scholarship spot at the prestigious Brooklyn Visions Academy. Oh yeah, and he’s Spider-Man.

But lately, Miles’s spidey-sense has been on the fritz. When a misunderstanding leads to his suspension from school, Miles begins to question his abilities. After all, his dad and uncle were Brooklyn jack-boys with criminal records. Maybe kids like Miles aren’t meant to be superheroes. Maybe Miles should take his dad’s advice and focus on saving himself.

As Miles tries to get his school life back on track, he can’t shake the vivid nightmares that continue to haunt him. Nor can he avoid the relentless buzz of his spidey-sense every day in history class, amidst his teacher’s lectures on the historical “benefits” of slavery and the importance of the modern-day prison system. But after his scholarship is threatened, Miles uncovers a chilling plot, one that puts his friends, his neighborhood, and himself at risk.

It’s time for Miles to suit up.

About the author:
JASON REYNOLDS is the author of the critically acclaimed When I Was the Greatest, for which he was the recipient of the Coretta Scott King / John Steptoe Award for New Talent; the Coretta Scott King Honor books The Boy in the Black Suit and All American Boys (co-written with Brendan Kiely); As Brave As You, his middle grade debut; and National Book Award finalist Ghost, the first in a four-book series about kids on an elite track team. Jason recently moved to Washington, DC, but before that spent many years in Miles Morales’s very own Brooklyn, New York.

Mysterious Galaxy Books
5943 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
858-268-4747

DC – Miles Morales: Spider-Man Signing

Author Jason Reynolds appears at Fantom Comics on Saturday, August 5th at 5:00 PM in conversation with Jabari Sellars to discuss his new Miles Morales: Spider-Man novel to be released the first week of August.

“Miles Morales might seem like an average Brooklyn teenager, facing the same issues as anyone trying to navigate the pitfalls and perils of school, family responsibilities, and friends, except Miles also has the added pressure of being Spider-Man. But when Miles’s spidey-sense goes on the fritz, and a misunderstanding leads to his suspension from school, he not only begins to question his abilities, but who is Miles without the mask. After all, his dad and uncle were Brooklyn jack-boys with criminal records. Maybe kids like Miles aren’t meant to be superheroes. Maybe Miles should take his dad’s advice and focus on saving himself.

As Miles tries to get his school life back on track, he can’t shake the vivid nightmares that continue to haunt him. Nor can he avoid the relentless buzz of his spidey-sense every day in history class, amidst his teacher’s lectures on the historical “benefits”; of slavery and the importance of the modern-day prison system. But after when Miles uncovers a chilling plot, one that puts his friends, neighborhood, family, and himself at risk it’s time to suit up and take a stand.”

About the author:
JASON REYNOLDS is the author of the critically acclaimed When I Was the Greatest, for which he was the recipient of the Coretta Scott King / John Steptoe Award for New Talent; the Coretta Scott King Honor books The Boy in the Black Suit and All American Boys (co-written with Brendan Kiely); As Brave As You, his middle grade debut; and National Book Award finalist Ghost, the first in a four-book series about kids on an elite track team. Jason recently moved to Washington, DC, but before that spent many years in Miles Morales’s very own Brooklyn, New York.

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Fantom Comics
2010 P St NW, Washington, DC 20036
202-241-6498

OR – FCBD: TFAW Signings

Things From Another World celebrates Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 6, 2017 with several creator signings at three of their shops!

PORTLAND (2916 NE Broadway, Portland, OR 97232)
David Walker (Power Man and Iron Fist, Cyborg, Occupy Avengers) 5pm-7pm
Brian Michael Bendis (Guardians of the Galaxy, Iron Man, Spider-Man, X-Men) 5pm-7pm
David Marquez (Invincible Iron Man, Civil War II, Defenders) 5pm-7pm

MILWAUKIE (10977 SE Main St. Milwaukie, OR 97222)
Ben Dewey (Autumnlands) 11am-1pm
Kurt Busiek (Autumnlands, Astro City) 11am-1pm
Jeff Parker (Batman ’66, Future Quest, Kings Watch) 11am-1pm

Keith Tucker (Storyboard artist for Animaniacs, GI Joe, He-Man) 1pm-3pm
Kalie Stanton (Local artist) 1pm-3pm

BEAVERTON (4390 SW Lloyd Ave. Beaverton, OR 97005)
Brian Churilla (Godzilla, Big Trouble in Little China, Hellbreak) 11am-1pm

Joshua Williamson (Flash, Birthright, Justice League vs Suicide Squad) 1pm-3pm
Steve Lieber (The Fix, Whiteout, Underground) 1pm-3pm

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NYC – Brian Bendis Signing

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Midtown Comics hosts a Q&A event and signing with writer Brian Michael Bendis (Guardians of the Galaxy, Invincible Iron Man, Miles Morales: Spider-Man) on Tuesday, January 31 Thst.is is a LIMITED EVENT. You must follow the instructions in the link to enter for a ticket. Ticket winners will be contacted via email with the exact time of the event and more details.

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Midtown Comics Downtown
64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038
(212) 302-8192

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