ON – Kirby4Heroes Benefit Signing

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Artist Ken Lashley signs at Paradise Comics on Thursday, August 28th from 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM to celebrate Jack “The King” Kirby’s 97th birthday!  Paradise Comics will donate 10% of all sales on August 28th. All funds raised, of course, go directly to the Hero Initiative.

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Paradise Comics
3278 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M4N 2L6 Canada

ON – The Walking Dead 100 Signings

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Press Release:

Hero Initiative celebrates the massive success of The Walking Dead 100 Project with two great book-signing events in the Greater Toronto Area.

On Saturday, November 23, Stadium Comics at 499 Main St. in Brampton, Ontario in the Shopper’s World Mall will host artists Leonard Kirk, Agnes Garbowska and Richard Zajac from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Just four days later on Wednesday, November 27, Paradise Comics at 3278 Yonge St. in Toronto will host Dale Keown, Leonard Kirk, Ty Templeton and Jim Zub from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Fans will be able to get signatures in The Walking Dead 100 Project, Hero’s new 120-page art book featuring today’s top artists and their take on the zombie-filled world of The Walking Dead, the cultural-sensation hit comic from Robert Kirkman and Skybound Entertainment. The book is available in softcover for $13, and limited edition hardcover for $25. Proceeds benefit Hero Initiative, the charity that helps comic book creators in medical or financial need.

About The Hero Initiative

The Hero Initiative is the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic book creators in need. Hero creates a financial safety net for yesterday’s creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back into paying work. It’s a chance for all of us to give back something to the people who have given us so much enjoyment.

Since its inception, The Hero Initiative has had the good fortune to grant over $500,000 to the comic book veterans who have paved the way for those in the industry today. For more information, visit www.heroinitiative.org or call 626-676-6354.

ON – Marvel Knights: Spider-Man Signing

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Artist Marco Rudy signs at Paradise Comics on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 3:00pm until 7:00pm.

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Paradise Comics 
3278 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M4N 2L6 Canada

ON – On a Planet Named Up In The Sky Signing

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Writer Amy Grachow and artist Keith Grachow sign at Paradise Comics on Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 2:00pm until 6:00pm.

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Paradise Comics 
3278 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M4N 2L6 Canada

ON – Hero Initiative Fundraiser

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Dale Keown, Leonard Kirk, Ken Lashley, and Marco Rudy sign and sketch at Paradise Comics on Wednesday November 21, 2012 from 1:00 – 6:00 pm to raise money for the the Hero Initiative! They have all contributed to the Hero Initiative’s latest sketch cover theme dedicated to the Fantastic Four.

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Paradise Comics 
3278 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M4N 2L6 Canada

ON – The Boys Signing

Artist extraordinaire Darick Robertson signs at Paradise Comics on Wednesday June 20, 2012 from 2:00-7:00 PM.

Paradise Comics will be accepting books for CGC Signature Series at this event.

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Paradise Comics
3278 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M4N 2L6 Canada

Joe Quesada and Dave Gibbons SDCC 2011 Signings to Benefit Hero Initiative

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Amazing Spider-Man #600 cover by Joe Quesada 

Via Paradise Comics:

Exclusive Joe Quesada CGC Signature Series Signing

Organized by the Hero Initiative & Paradise Comics!

Only at the San Diego Comic-Con 2011.

Joe Quesada of Daredevil, Amazing Spider-Man, and Marvel EIC fame has graciously offered to sign a limited number of comic books in San Diego with proceeds raised going to the Hero Initiative.

http://www.heroinitiative.org/

People can submit their books at the CGC booth in San Diego until 1pm on Saturday July 23rd.

Prices are $37.00 plus return shipping.

Can’t make the show? Send them to:

Peter Dixon
c/o Paradise Comics
3278 Yonge St.
Toronto, Ontario

Canada
M4N 2L6
416 487-9807

Books must arrive by July 9th.

US dollar checks should be made out to: Peter Dixon
Credit card payments will be accepted.

Please submit your comic in a Silver Age comic bag with backing board and a label affixed to the bag with your FULL NAME, COMIC BOOK TITLE & ISSUE #. Before the signing each comic will be placed in a special “window pane” mylar to allow for the signature and avoid any damage to the spine or corners.

Due to the number of books signed we cannot guarantee the color of marker or placement of signature.

ALTHOUGH WE TAKE GREAT   WITH YOUR BOOKS, ANY PREVIOUS GRADE CAN NOT BE GUARANTEED. WE WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO COMICS RESULTING FROM CREATORS HANDLING THE BOOKS.

 

Exclusive Dave Gibbons CGC Signature Series Signing

Organized by the Hero Initiative & Paradise Comics!

Only at the San Diego Comic-Con 2011.

Dave Gibbons of Watchmen fame has graciously offered to sign a limited number of comic books in San Diego with proceeds raised going to the Hero Initiative.

http://www.heroinitiative.org/

People can submit their books at the CGC booth in San Diego until 1pm on Saturday July 23rd.

Prices are $32.00 plus return shipping.

Can’t make the show? Send them to:

Peter Dixon
c/o Paradise Comics
3278 Yonge St.
Toronto, Ontario

Canada
M4N 2L6
416 487-9807

Books must arrive by July 9th.

US dollar checks should be made out to: Peter Dixon
Credit card payments will be accepted.

Please submit your comic in a Silver Age comic bag with backing board and a label affixed to the bag with your FULL NAME, COMIC BOOK TITLE & ISSUE #. Before the signing each comic will be placed in a special “window pane” mylar to allow for the signature and avoid any damage to the spine or corners.

Due to the number of books signed we cannot guarantee the color of marker or placement of signature.

ALTHOUGH WE TAKE GREAT   WITH YOUR BOOKS, ANY PREVIOUS GRADE CAN NOT BE GUARANTEED. WE WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO COMICS RESULTING FROM CREATORS HANDLING THE BOOKS.

 

TO – Girls with Slingshots Signing

Danielle Corsetto writes on her blog:

While I’m up north visiting friends, I’ll be schlepping a box or two of GWS Volume 5 with me (along with the rest of the books) to my favorite city, Toronto. :) I’ll be selling & signing at Paradise Comics on Yonge Street January 19th from 4-7.

Please join us afterwards for drinks & food at Nearby Bar Whose Name Escapes Me! If you were there last year, you’ll remember; this has been our traditional hang-out after any Paradise signing, and is within walking distance to the shop. Hope to see you guys there!

Paradise Comics
3278 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4N 2L6

TO – FCBD in Paradise

April 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Canada, Comic Books, Signing and Appearance Profiles

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Paradise Comics is happy to participate in the 8th annual FREE COMIC BOOK DAY with a special gathering of creators.In attendance.

LEONARD KIRK who joins New Mutants in July, coming off his work on Dark X-Men to draw the team of young X-graduates with writer Zeb Wells.

TY TEMPLETON
Currently, Ty is writing IDW’s Star Trek comic book, working for Bongo, DC, Marvel and others, as well as teaching at the Toronto Cartoonists Workshop

RICHARD ISANOVE
His distinctive coloring on the Wolverine: Origin series marked a new direction in coloring in the comics medium.It was soon followed by the Blockbuster Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series of comics

HILARY LEUNG
Hilary Leung is a designer by day, illustrator by night and ultimate player on weekends. Having spent the last five years pursuing other dreams, he is happy to return to his first true love – drawing

The Legend of Ninja Cowboy Bear is an illustrated children’s story about three friends who discover an important truth about equality and how to appreciate one another.

AND AS A SPECIAL TREAT WE WILL ALSO HAVE LIANA K ,
LlANA has been called “Canada’s Ultimate Fangirl” by the Edmonton Journal, is a prominent voice in the world of all things geeky. She was the “Red” half of Ed & Red’s Night Party!, Canada’s longest running comedy series, she co-hosts a talk radio show on Toronto’s CFRB, and writes feature articles for www.gamingexcellence.com. She is also an avid cosplayer. Get a special insider look at upcoming Ed and Red TV shows!

We will be giving out over 20 different individual comics from a variety of publishers including Marvel,D.C, Dark Horse and many others

Paradise Comics, 3278 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

ON – Girls with Slingshots Signing

January 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Canada, Comic Books, Other, Signing and Appearance Profiles

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Danielle Corsetto signs on February 6th from 2-6pm at Paradise Comics.

Danielle Corsetto is the brains/boobs behind Girls With Slingshots, a slice-of-life comedy webcomic about two girls, a bar, and a talking cactus. Danielle now does GWS five times a week and strives to keep the comic subscription- and micropayment-free, paying for the domain & workload with donations and merchandise sales. She’s been a self-employed freelance cartoonist and illustrator since March 2005, and doesn’t plan on wearing a nametag/khakis/uniform ever again. She also wrote & drew The New Adventures of Bat Boy for the Weekly World News after Peter Bagge, until the mag went tits-up. Besides drawing comics (which she’s been doing since she was eight), Danielle likes to travel, camp out, hike, drink tea, sip girly drinks at the local bar, sew and photograph. She has two cats, a fish, and a Girl Scout troop.

Paradise Comics, 3278 Yonge St. Toronto, ON, Canada

416-487-9807

www.paradisecomics.com

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