ME – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 30th Anniversary Signing


Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman, co-creators of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, reunite for the first time in years to celebrate the Turtles’ 30th anniversary with an appearance at Shellback Artworks on Sunday May 4, 2014 from 1:00 till 4:00 pm! Joining them are fellow Mirage Studios alums Jim Lawson, Eric Talbot, and Steve Lavigne!

There will be an exclusive, Shellback-only, all new print penciled by Peter Laird, inked by Kevin Eastman, and colored by Steve Lavigne. Plus incredible original art for sale, raffles with autographed prizes, and much, much more!

This is the only place in Maine to meet them, and one of the only places in the country to host such a rare event. Come out and share in some TMNT history!

Shellback Artworks
1509 Post Road, Wells, ME 04090
(207) 251-4340

NH – FCBD: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Reunion


Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, co-creators of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, appear together for the first time in 20 years at the Knights of Columbus in Rochester, NH on Saturday May 3rd for Free Comic Book Day! Joining them is Steve Lavigne and more artists from Mirage Studios plus new Buffy the Vampire Slayer artist Rebekah Isaacs! Special Local Guests include writers Christopher Golden ad Tom Sniegoski, The Fatsquad, lovely and talented Rich Woodall, The Barrington Middle School Comic Book Club, Severed Head Comics Group and more. Full details at the link…

Hosted by Jetpack Comics.

Knights of Columbus
40 Columbus Ave, Rochester, NH 03867
(603) 335-6636

MA – Eric Carle Museum 10th Anniversary

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Eric Carle, Tony DiTerlizzi, Peter Laird and many more appear at the Eric Carle Museum on November 11, 2012.

Press Release:

The 10th Anniversary celebration continues with book signings from Iconic Images artists, a special concert by the South Hadley Children’s Chorus, and “Doodles for Dollars” featuring Eric Carle, Tony DiTerlizzi, and Peter Laird ($10 per doodle.)

Please note: Doodles will go on sale at noon the day of the event. There is a limited number for each artist and we expect to sell out.


12:30 – 12:50 (Reading Library) Storytime with Jerry Pinkney

1:00 – 1:30 pm (Auditorium) Concert featuring South Hadley Children’s Chorus Birthday Celebration: A Tribute to The Eric Carle Museum… and Maisy

1:30 – 2:00 (Great Hall) Book Signing with Kathryn Brown, Nancy Ekholm Burkert, Jerry Pinkney, and Charles Santore

1:30 – 1:50 pm (Reading Library) Storytime with Paul O. Zelinsky

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm (East Gallery) Gallery Tour of Iconic Images: 10 years Of Collecting for The Carle with Chief Curator, Nick Clark

2:00 – 2:30 pm Book Signing with Bruce Degan, Etienne Delessert, Barbara McClintock, Linda Gramatky Smith, and Paul O. Zelinsky

2:30 – 2:50 pm (Reading Library) Storytime with Bruce Degan

2:30 – 3:00 pm Book Signing with Jane Dyer, Mordicai Gerstein, Barry Moser, and Donald Saaf

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm (East Gallery) Gallery Tour of Iconic Images: 10 years Of Collecting for The Carle with Chief Curator, Nick Clark

3:00 – 4:30 Doodles For Dollars with Eric Carle, Tony DiTerlizzi, and Peter Laird Please note: These artists will not be participating in the Book Signing.
■Each guest can purchase one doodle per artist for a total of 3 doodles.
■Each doodle costs $10. We will provide paper suitable for framing.
■If you prefer to have the artist doodle one of his books, you can purchase that book from our store.
■Tickets for doodles go on sale at noon and are first-come, first-serve. Each artist will create 100 doodles and we expect to sell out.
■Doodling starts at 3:00 pm.

Ongoing throughout the day
■Studio Activities
■Butterfly Photo Op
■Gallery Activities
■Films in Auditorium (check schedule outside Auditorium)
■Food provided by Berkshire Natural

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA 01002

ME – TMNT Signing

TMNT co-creator Peter LairdJim Lawson, and Dan Berger sign at fellow Mirage Studios alum Steve Lavigne’s Shellback Artworks shop on Saturday August 11, 2012. Michael Dooney may also be present, although he is not currently confirmed.

The event is scheduled from 11am-4pm.

Shellback Artworks
1509 Post Road, Wells, ME 04090
(207) 251-4340

ME – Shellback Artworks Grand Opening

Special guest Peter Lairdco-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, joins artist Steve Lavigne for the opening of his new gallery on Saturday June 16, 2012 from noon to 3:00pm. There will also be an exhibition of original art from Laird’s collection, much of it TMNT work, including some comic book pages.

Shellback Artworks
1509 Post Road, Wells, ME