CA – Motor Crush Signing + Q&A

Babs Tarr appears at The Perky Nerd on Saturday, June 23 at 2 PM for a panel and signing!

Babs Tarr is a comic book artist and freelance illustrator for DC Comics and Image Comics. She is most known for her work on Burnside Batgirl when she re-imagined the character Barbara Gordon in a more youthful look complete with new crime fighting uniform and killer yellow boots. Her latest project, Motor Crush for Image Comics, not only has her illustrating but she is now writing on it as well.

Join us for an artist afternoon with Babs for a Q & A followed by a meet & greet signing. Panel starts at 2:00 PM. Signing to follow approx 3:00 PM.
This event will be $5 to attend. Reserve your spot now.

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The Perky Nerd
1606 W. Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506
(818) 823-7511

CA – Motor Crush Signing + Art Exhibition

Babs Tarr appears at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday, June 9th at 6:00 PM to sign the newly released volume 2 of her popular series Motor Crush. Nucleus will be selling volumes 1 & 2 in the shop, enamel pins, and an exclusive art print release by Babs. Some original art will be available for sale.

The acclaimed sci-fi action-adventure series MOTOR CRUSH is back for another heat. Two years have passed in Nova Honda, the racing capital of the world, and for Domino Swift everything has turned upside down. How does she fit in a world without Crush?

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Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

MD – Isola Signing

Writer Brenden Fletcher and artist Karl Kerschl appear at Third Eye Comics on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM to sign their new Image Comics series ISOLA!

Childhood friends Brenden Fletcher (Batgirl, Motor Crush) and Eisner Award-winning storyteller Karl Kerschl (Gotham Academy) reunite on the comics page with a breathtaking fantasy adventure two decades in the making! The captain of the Royal Guard has fled the capital city with the Queen of Maar, suffering under the effects of an evil spell. Captain Rook’s only hope of returning Queen Olwyn to her throne and saving the kingdom from impending war lies on an island half a world away-a place known in myth as Isola, land of the dead. Recommended for fans of Studio Ghibli and the work of Hayao Miyazaki.

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Third Eye Comics
209 Chinquapin Round Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 897-0322

NY – Isola Signing

Writer Brenden Fletcher (Isola, Motor Crush, Gotham Academy, Batgirl) signs at Escape Pod Comics on Sunday, May 6th from 5:00 till 8:00 PM!

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Escape Pod Comics
302 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743
(631) 923-1044

CA – Line Weight VI Art Exhibition

Press Release:

Featuring a roster of artists known for their emphatic and brilliant use of the drawn line, Gallery Nucleus is excited to announce the sixth iteration of Line Weight!

Join us April 28, 2018 from 7:00 – 10:00 PM as we unveil new and original drawings from new and old Gallery Nucleus favorites for our annual back-to-basics drawing exhibition!

EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS

  • New and original drawings on display and for sale from a roster of artists known for their incredible linework!
  • NEW Gallery Nucleus exclusive print releases
  • Re-release of Jake Wyatt’s previously SOLD OUT sketchbook version_002
  • Jake Wyatt in attendance & signing
  • FREE refreshments, FREE admission, No RSVP necessary
  • and more to be announced…!

ARTIST ROSTER

Babs Tarr
Heikala
Jake Wyatt
Jen Bartel
Leslie Hung
Manu Arenas
Mindy Lee
Natalie Hall
Peter Chan
Peter Han
Ruka Ito
Ryan O’Laughlin
Sam Bosma
Suheb Zako
and more…

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Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

DC – Isola #1 Signing

Writer Brenden Fletcher (Motor Crush, Gotham Academy, Batgirl, Black Canary) appears at Fantom Comics on Saturday, April 7, 2018 to sign the first issue of his new series ISOLA from Image Comics.

Childhood friends BRENDEN FLETCHER (MOTOR CRUSH) and Eisner Award-winning storyteller KARL KERSCHL (Gotham Academy) reunite on the comics page with a breathtaking fantasy adventure two decades in the making! The captain of the Royal Guard has fled the capital city with the Queen of Maar, suffering under the effects of an evil spell. Captain Rook’s only hope of returning Queen Olwyn to her throne and saving the kingdom from impending war lies on an island half a world away—a place known in myth as Isola, land of the dead. Featuring lush color work by MSASSYK (Gotham Academy) and letters by ADITYA BIDIKAR (MOTOR CRUSH). Recommended for fans of Studio Ghibli and the work of Hayao Miyazaki.

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

NYC – Isola #1 Signing

Writer Brenden Fletcher and artist Karl Kerschl join us from Midtown Comics Downtown on Thursday, April 5th at 6:00 PM to celebrate the launch of their brand new Image Comics series Isola #1! This is an open signing and we recommend showing up early, just to be safe. Purchase of Isola #1 is mandatory, you may get up to 3 items signed.

About Isola #1:

Childhood friends Brenden Fletcher and Eisner Award-winning storyteller Karl Kerschl (Gotham Academy) reunite on the comics page with a breathtaking fantasy adventure two decades in the making! The captain of the Royal Guard has fled the capital city with the Queen of Maar, suffering under the effects of an evil spell. Captain Rook’s only hope of returning Queen Olwyn to her throne and saving the kingdom from impending war lies on an island half a world away-a place known in myth as Isola, land of the dead. Recommended for fans of Studio Ghibli and the work of Hayao Miyazaki.

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

NH – FCBD 2018: Double Midnight Comics

Press Release:

Get ready to Assemble on Saturday, May 5th for Free Comic Book Day! We are uniting on two fronts for the event as our Concord store celebrates five years! Stay tuned for guest announcements, special events, contests, raffles, door prizes, tons of free comics and how you can be involved in our biggest event of the year! Trust us when we say you won’t want to miss out on this year’s event!

Special Guests:
Ben Bishop (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Aggregate)
Babs Tarr (Batgirl, Motor Crush)

Guests:
Scott Ambruson
Hamiltoons
Robbins Studios Photography and Fine Art
Shugar Drop Studios
Max Gagnon

Costume Contest:
Each year for our Free Comic Book Day event we host the LARGEST FCBD Costume Contest in the US! We love seeing all the creative costumes and cosplays that visit the store each year and keep making our contest bigger for everyone! Here’s a sneak peek at some of the prizing for the winners for this year’s Costume Contest:

Best Costume: $250 CASH, $150 store gift certificate, and prize containing tons of goodies!

Best Male Costume: $100 store certificate and more!
Male Runner-Up: $75 store gift certificate and more!
Male Second Runner-Up: $50 store certificate and more!

Best Female Costume: $100 store gift certificate and more!
Female Runner-Up: $75 store gift certificate and more!
Female Second Runner-Up: $50 store certificate and more!

In addition, we will have our annual kids costume contest (prizes TBA!).

This year, we will be mixing it up a little bit! We will have an onstage contest taking place, so everyone interested in entering will need to register at the event (and make sure to have their photos taken with our friends at Nerd Caliber!)! Contest will take place at 5pm! Judges and hosts to be announced!

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Double Midnight Comics
245 Maple Street, Manchester, NH 03103
603-669-9636

NY – Motor Crush Signing

Writer Brenden Fletcher (Motor Crush, Batgirl, Black Canary, Gotham Academy) signs at Aw Yeah Comics on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from noon till 2:00 PM.

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Aw Yeah Comics
313 Halstead Ave, Harrison, NY 10528
(914) 732-3600

10th Annual Captain’s Comic Expo Scheduled for February 24-25th

Press Release:

The 10th Annual Captain’s Comic Expo returns to Charleston, SC on Saturday, February 24 & Sunday, February 25, 2018 at Patriot’s Point!

Captain’s Comic Expo is one part comic book convention, one part pop culture art show, and two full days of fun!

Featuring:
Comic Book and Toy vendors from across the southeast
Artists and Artisans with their amazing creations
Star Wars 501st characters on stage – Saturday
Charleston’s biggest Cosplay Contest – Sunday
Babs Tarr – Artist of Motor Crush, Batgirl
Rico Renzi – Spider-Gwen, Squirrel Girl
Shawn Crystal – Deadpool, Mother Panic
Tini Howard – MMPR Pink, Hack/Slash, Rick & Morty
Jump castle & food trucks
130+ total tables of fun!

Tickets start at $10 for adults with kids 10 & under FREE!
Presale tickets will be available at Captain’s Comics and Toys and Online in November and also available at the door. Parking for the event is FREE!

Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm

For more information check out www.captainscomicexpo.com

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