ON – An Evening with Doug Sneyd

Doug Sneyd appears at the Comic Book Lounge on Saturday August 18, 2012 from 7:00 – 10:00pm!

Press Release:

The Comic Book Lounge and the Toronto Cartoonists Workshop are proud to welcome legendary Playboy cartoonist Doug Sneyd for an in-store event on the evening of Saturday, August 18th. The event starts at 7pm.

Doug will be displaying some original pieces and preliminary art, as well as have a selection of limited edition prints including some of the ones he will be premiering at Fan Expo Canada the following weekend.

The Comic Book Lounge and the Toronto Cartoonists Workshop are honoured to debut a unique BLACK CANARY print at this event, done for this event by Mr. Sneyd. It will be available exclusively in store starting that night, and at booth 714 at Fan Expo Canada on August 23-26.

The evening will include a Q&A session with Mr. Sneyd, as he discusses his work and career as an illustrator.

This will be an adult event, alcoholic beverages will be served. Martinis will be prepared with Iceberg Vodka, the sponsor for these festivities. There will be finger foods and prepared hors d’oeuvres.

Admission is $10, but if you don’t already have THE ART OF DOUG SNEYD, anyone who purchases the book from the Comic Book Lounge gets in FREE.

The Comic Book Lounge + Gallery
587A College St. Toronto, ON

PA – Martinis & Toons

Doug Sneyd appears at the Toonseum on Thursday April 19th at 7pm!

Press Release:

As every man will tell you there is really only one reason they read Playboy Magazine- “The Cartoons!”

What better way to view those cartoons than with martini in hand at the ToonSeum.

Break out your smoking jacket and bunny ears! On Thursday April 19th at 7pm, the night before Pittsburgh Comic Con, The ToonSeum will present an evening with Playboy legend Doug Sneyd in a one night only show of masterpieces and rejected ideas!

Since 1964 Doug Sneyd has produced hundreds of cartoons for Playboy Magazine. Join us as we celebrate the remarkable career of this true cartooning master whose whimsical and just a bit naughty works have captivated and titillated audiences for four decades.

The evening will begin with an interview with Doug Sneyd and chance to view his beautiful paintings and sketches, followed by lounge music and martinis from the world’s greatest vodka Boyd and Blair!

Guests will have a chance to purchase one of a kind works from Doug and all attendees will recieve a special signed limited edition print valued at $50.

There will be prize drawings throughout the evening and one lucky lady will win a chance to be immortalized in a sketch by Doug.

All proceeds benefit the ToonSeum, Pittsburgh’s Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art.

Sponsored by the 941 Saloon and Boyd and Blair Vodka

Tickets are $50 per person (members are $40) and the event is strictly limited to no more than 75 guests.

A limited number of VIP Tickets will include signed copies of Doug’s book The Art of Doug Sneyd and a a Bottle of Boyd and Blair Vodka to take home and enjoy!

MUST BE 21 TO ATTEND

Click here for tickets.

Toonseum
945 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

CA – Mandy Signing

Animator and Playboy cartoonist Dean Yeagle signs and sketches in his newly revised and expanded hardcover art book, Melange on Saturday, March 26, 2011 from  2:00 – 4:00 PM. 

Stuart Ng Books
20655 S Western Ave, Suite 104, Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 909-1929

Danger Girl Creator Comes to Boston Comic Con 2011

Press Release:

J. Scott Campbell, one of the most popular artists in comics, has graciously accepted an invitation to Boston Comic Con 2011! One of the most requested guests for any convention, we are ecstatic to have the opportunity to bring him to meet his New England fans. Campbell first exploded on the scene in the 90s with his first book, Gen 13. His dynamic storytelling and reputation for illustrating some of the most attractive women in the industry continued with his follow-up project, Danger Girl. His covers currently grace titles including Spider-Man, Wolverine, GI Joe, and many more! Be sure to catch his panel with fellow cover artists JG Jones, Adam Hughes, and Dave Johnson!

Joining Campbell at Boston Comic Con are local writers Christos Gage, Christopher Golden, and Tom Sniegoski, The Walking Dead’s Cliff Rathburn, pencillers Sanford Greene, Keu Cha, Leo Leibelman, Mike Lilly, and a legion of inkers including Dexter Vines, Jack Purcell, and Mark Morales. Finally we are happy to welcome back stalwart supporters Craig Rousseau, Scott Wegener, Norman Lee, and Sara Richard. Check the website for full bios!

Previously announced guests include Neal Adams, Frank Quitely, Joe Kubert, Adam Hughes, Darwyn Cooke, Arthur Adams, Frank Cho, Tim Sale, Dave Johnson,  J.G. Jones, Mark Chiarello, Matt Wagner, Ryan Ottley, Sean Galloway, Stan Sakai, Stephane Roux, Terry Moore, Tony Harris, Khoi Pham, Howard Chaykin, David Mack, Greg Capullo, Gahan Wilson, Stephanie Buscema, Daixong Guo, Mark McKenna, and many more! Be sure to tell your friends! This is the largest and most talented collection of comic creators in New England ever!

Tickets are currently available online through the convention website. Prices are $20 for a single day pass and $35 for a weekend pass. Kids get in free with paid adult admission!

The Boston Comic Con is a 100% independently-run comic book show committed to bringing the biggest and best comic creators to New England. Run by fans for fans, Boston Comic Con is not affiliated with any other convention tour or corporate interests. Hosting over 40,000 square feet of vendors selling comic books, toys, posters, trading cards, and other pop culture memorabilia, this is a destination event for geeks of any stripe. The convention will be held from 10am to 7pm on Saturday April 30th and from 10am to 5pm on Sunday May 1st at the Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA. For more information please go to our website at www.bostoncomiccon.com and follow us on Twitter (@BostonComicCon) and Facebook!

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Silver Age Icon Joins Boston Comic Con 2011 Roster

Press Release:

Boston Comic Con is honored to announce that comic book icon Neal Adams is the latest addition to an already extraordinary guest list for 2011! A Silver Age legend, Adams has been one of the most influential artists in the industry both on the page and behind the scenes. From returning Batman to his dark and gritty roots to campaigning for creators’ rights, Adams holds the highest position of respect. His photorealistic art has graced the pages of The Brave and the Bold, Deadman, Uncanny X-Men, Avengers, Green Lantern/Green Arrow, and most recently Batman: Odyssey. Be sure to come to Boston Comic Con on April 30 – May 1, 2011 to welcome Neal Adams to New England!

Other recent additions include Spawn artist Greg Capullo, Playboy cartoonist Gahan Wilson, Marvel artist Stephanie Buscema, and returning guests Daixong Guo and Mark McKenna. Check out the convention website for full profiles of our guests and all the latest updates!

Previously announced guests include Frank Quitely, Joe Kubert, Adam Hughes, Darwyn Cooke, Arthur Adams, Frank Cho, Tim Sale, Dave Johnson,  J.G. Jones, Mark Brooks, Mark Chiarello, Matt Wagner, Ryan Ottley, Sean Galloway, Stan Sakai, Stephane Roux, Terry Moore, Tony Harris, Khoi Pham, Howard Chaykin, David Mack, and many more! Be sure to tell your friends! This is the largest and most talented collection of comic creators in New England ever!

Tickets are now available online through the convention website. Prices are $20 for a single day pass and $35 for a weekend pass. Kids get in free with a paid adult!

The Boston Comic Con is a 100% independently-run comic book show committed to bringing the biggest and best comic creators to New England. Run by fans for fans, Boston Comic Con is not affiliated with any other convention tour or corporate interests. Hosting over 40,000 square feet of vendors selling comic books, toys, posters, trading cards, and other pop culture memorabilia, this is a destination event for geeks of any stripe. The convention will be held Saturday April 30th and Sunday May 1st at the Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA from 10am to 5pm each day. For more information please go to our website at www.bostoncomiccon.com and follow us on Twitter (@BostonComicCon) and Facebook!

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WA – 50 Years of Playboy Cartoons Signing

If you’re passionate about comix, there’s no place like Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery to celebrate Valentine’s Day. We’ve got “50 Years of Playboy Cartoons” with Gahan Wilson. Meet the living legend from 6:00 to 9:00 PM this Saturday, February 13 for a book signing and reception for his exhibition of original drawings and prints. 

To commemorate the occasion we’re offering a bookstore-only 20% discount on the exquisite 3-volume slipcase edition of GAHAN WILSON: 50 YEARS OF PLAYBOY CARTOONS and an even more generous offer on the limited deluxe edition. Look for specials on other alluring comics and graphic novels. You’ll find affordable gifts to please anyone.

And if you love R. Crumb, you’ll have your only chance to view Michael Leavitt’s spectacular articulated Crumb sculpture on Saturday before it departs to a private, out-of-state collection. Fantagraphics Bookstore stocks the region’s largest selection of lovely Crumb books. 

Join us on Saturday in Seattle’s enchanting Georgetown arts community for this memorable evening event. It coincides with the Georgetown Art Attack featuring visual and performing arts presentations throughout the neighborhood, as well as a diverse array of dining and drinking establishments. 

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery is located at 1201 S. Vale Street at Airport Way S., only minutes south of downtown Seattle. Open daily 11:30 to 8:00 PM, Sundays until 5:00 PM. Phone 206.658.0110.  See you soon.

www.fantagraphics.com

CA – Mandy Artist Signing

 

DEAN YEAGLE BOOK SIGNING THIS SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 2-4 PM

Animator and Playboy cartoonist Dean Yeagle will be in our showroom this Saturday, January 23, to meet and talk to his fans.  He will be signing and drawing in his ever-popular sketchbooks. 

The latest collection of Dean’s work is beautifully designed & produced by the French outfit Comix Buro. Dean is the first American artist to be selected for their popular sketchbook series which has included Europeans Olivier Vatine, Didier Cassegrain, Didier Crisse, Juanjo Guarnido, and others. 

Books available for signing & sketches: 

Dean Yeagle. YEAGLE SKETCHBOOK. [SN27881X] $30

Paris: Comix Buro, 2009. 1st. 8vo (8-9″), 48pp, color, wraps. VF. An excellent sampling of new work by this animation artist. While there is plenty of the ever-popular Mandy, this full-color collection has more animals, character design, and figure work than his other books.

MANDY GODIVA. [SN26580X] $25

MANDY’S SHORTS. [SN22671X] $25

ONE MANDY MORNING. [SN22157X] $15

SCRIBBLINGS 3. [SN22156X] $15

SCRIBBLINGS 2. [SN22155X] $15

SCRIBBLINGS. [SN22154X] $15 

To see the books, go to http://www.stuartngbooks.com 

Whether you are placing an order by phone or via our website, please tell us whether you want your book personalized to you (or a friend) and if you have a specific request for your drawing/dedicace. 

Stuart Ng Books, 20655 Western Ave., Suite 104, Torrance, CA 90501

(310) 909-1929

NYC – 50 Years of Playboy Cartoons

Gahan Wilson Live at The Strand

Gahan Wilson, comics artist and long time cartoonist for Playboy, whose illustrations have appeared in every issue of the magazine since December 1957, appears at The Strand bookstore in New York City on January 19. Wilson will take part in a public discussion about his work for the magazine followed by a signing to promote his new book Gahan Wilson: 50 Years of Playboy Cartoons. The free event starts at 7 p.m. and takes place at The Strand bookstore located at 828 Broadway on the corner 12th street, New York, NY 100003.