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  • PA – Love & Rockets Signing

    Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez sign at the Philadelphia Free Library on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 7:30PM.

    Limit of 5 signed books per person

    Co-creators of the comic art series Love and Rockets, Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez have been likened in the Times of London and elsewhere as “the graphic equivalent to the fabulism of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate.” A decades-spanning oeuvre, Love and Rockets virtually defined the subversive alt-comic voice of the 1980s and has won a string of Harvey and Kirby Awards. The pair has also collaborated with their brother, Mario Hernandez, in addition to releasing several solo projects. Jaime’s comics include Locas, Penny Century, and Whoa, Nellie!, and Gilbert’s work includes New Love, Luba, New Tales of Old Palomar, and the graphic novel The Troublemakers. In 2009, the Hernandez brothers were named in Time’s “Top 100 Next Wave Storytellers,” and they continue to release new work more than 30 years after the original publication of their influential series.

    Free Library of Philadelphia
    1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA

    Mister Wonderful Signing Tour

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    Dan Clowes is on tour promoting his new graphic novel Mister Wonderful:

    Tuesday, April 19— 7:30 pm – Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz,CA

    Thursday, April 21—7:00 pm – Diesel Bookstore, 5433 College Ave, Oakland, CA

    Saturday, April 30—Los Angeles, CA 11:30 am – Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, USC Campus. Signing at Skylight Books booth. 1:30 pm – Panel Discussion with Jim Woodring and others, followed by book signing.

    Discussion with Ben Katchor and Chip Kidd, followed by book signing on Tuesday, May 3—Philadelphia, PA 7:30 pm – Philadelphia Free Library.

    Wednesday, May 4—6:00 pm – Brookline Booksmith at the Coolidge Theatre, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA

    In discussion with Chip Kidd Thursday, May 5—7:00 pm – Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway, New York, 10003, NY.

    Wednesday, May 11—7:00 pm – City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133

    Monday, May 16—7:30 pm – Powell’s Books, 40 Northwest 10th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209

    PA – Picture This Signing

    Lynda Barry signs on Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 7:30PM.

    Cartoonist, novelist, and playwright Lynda Barry writes and draws the nationally syndicated comic strip Ernie Pook’s Comeek, featuring pre-teen characters Marlys and Freddie as they navigate the emotional traumas of growing up. Barry is also the author of the Alex Award-winning book, One Hundred Demons, and The Good Times are Killing Me, which was adapted as an off-Broadway musical. Winner of a 2009 Eisner Award, her bestselling graphic memoir and how-to book What It Is offered writers gentle creative guidance. Barry offers the same guidance to artists in Picture This—encouraging us to draw and exploring why we start drawing and why we stop. Like What It Is, her new book is an extension of Barry’s popular traveling workshop, “Writing the Unthinkable.”   

    Join us for Happy Hour at the Free Library! Mix and mingle with other Lynda Barry fans and enjoy light drinks and refreshments before Lynda takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. in the Montgomery Auditorium. Happy Hour runs from 6:30 – 7:15 in Room 108.

    Philadelphia Free Library
    Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA

    X’ed Out Signing Tour 2010

    Charles Burns (Black Hole) goes on a signing tour for his latest graphic novel X’ed Out:
    10/19/2010 – 7:15pm
    Philadelphia Free Library
    1901 Vine St Logan Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    215-567-4341 
    10/20/2010
    Million Year Picnic
    Harvard Square, 99 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    10/20/2010 – 6:00 pm
    Brattle Theater
    40 Brattle Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138
    10/21/2010 – 7:00pm
    Strand Bookstore
    828 Broadway, New York, NY 10019
    10/22/2010v – 7:30 pm
    Greenlight Bookstore
    686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
    10/23/2010 – 3:00 pm
    IFOA – International Festival of Authors. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W., Toronto, ON
    Info: readings.org or 416-973-4000
    10/25/2010 – 7:00 pm
    Books, Inc Berkeley
    1760 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
    10/26/2010 – 12:00 pm
    Lee’s Comics
    1020 N. Rengstorff Avenue, Suite F (by Costco), Mountain View, CA 94043
    10/26/2010 – 7:30 pm
    Bookshop Santa Cruz D/B/A Bay Co. Books
    1520 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    10/27/2010 – 7:00 pm
    City Lights Bookstore
    261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
     

    10/28/2010 – 7:30 pm
    Powell’s Books
    1005 W. Burnside, Portland, OR 97209

     
    10/30/2010 – 6:00 pm
    Fantagraphics Bookstore
    1201 S. Vale St. (at Airport Way S.), Seattle, WA

     
    11/2/2010 – The Book Table Bookstore
    1045 Lake Street, Oak Park, Chicago, IL 60301-1101

     
    11/3/2010 – 7:00 pm
    Quimby’s Bookstore
    1854 West North Avenue, Chicago, IL