OR – The Best We Could Do Signing

Thi Bui appears at Powell’s City of Books on Monday June 5, 2017 at 7:30 PM to sign The Best We Could Do.

The Best We Could Do (Abrams) by debut author Thi Bui is an intimate, poignant graphic novel portraying one family’s journey from war-torn Vietnam. Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family’s daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, and the difficulties they faced building new lives for themselves. The Best We Could Do brings to life Bui’s journey of understanding and provides inspiration to all of those who search for a better future while longing for a simpler past.

Powell’s City of Books
3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR 97214
503-228-4651

OR – Wonder Woman Rebirth Signing

Writer Greg Rucka (The Old Guard, Lazarus, Gotham Central) appears at Powell’s City of Books on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 2:00 PM to celebrate WONDER WOMAN DAY!

Greg Rucka continues his return to Wonder Woman! In Wonder Woman, Vol 2. Year One (Rebirth) (DC Comics), Rucka (and artist Nicola Scott) weave the definitive and shocking tale of Diana’s first year as Earth’s protector. Wonder Woman’s journey begins in this epic origin story!

Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-3114
503-228-4651

Book POP! Signing Tour

Hope Nicholson, Sam Maggs, and Ashley Poston appear on a signing tour where they will discuss the rising influence of women in nerd culture, comics, STEM, and fandom.

In Hope Nicholson’s The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen, you’ll meet the most fascinating exemplars of the powerful, compelling, entertaining, and heroic female characters who’ve populated comic books from the very beginning. In Wonder Women, Sam Maggs, author of The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy, tells the stories of the brilliant, brainy, and totally rad women in history who broke barriers as scientists, engineers, mathematicians, adventurers, and inventors. Part romance, part love letter to nerd culture, and all totally adorbs, Ashley Poston’s Geekerella is a fairy tale for anyone who believes in the magic of fandom. Nicholson, Maggs, and Poston will discuss female representation in comics and video games.

APRIL 30TH :: 4:00 PM

Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
323.851.7223

MAY 1ST :: 6:00 PM

Bookworks Albuquerque
4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 344-8139

MAY 2ND :: 6:00 PM

Tacoma Public Library
1102 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 292-2001

MAY 3RD :: 7:00 PM

Powell’s City of Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97005
503-228-465

OR – Pearls Hogs the Road Tour

Cartoonist Stephan Pastis, creator of the comic strip Pearls Before Swine, appears at Powell’s City of Books on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 4:00 PM to celebrate the release of the newest Pearls treasury. Pastis promises to disclose all his vices, overshare, and tell you all you want to know about Pearls Before Swine. Sit back in astonishment and horror and enjoy some of the most popular (and least popular) Pearls strips from the past few years. And as if that’s not enough of a draw (oh, look, a pun!), Pastis will also be signing copies of his newest treasury, Pearls Hogs the Road.

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Powell’s City of Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97005
503-228-465

OR – Thrawn Signing

Timothy Zahn, bestselling author of several Star Wars titles and comics including Heir to the Empire, Dark Force Rising, The Last Command, Mara Jade: By the Emperor’s Hand, appears at Powell’s City of Books on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM to sign his latest THRAWN.

One of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in the history of the Galactic Empire, Grand Admiral Thrawn is also one of the most captivating characters in the Star Wars universe. In Timothy Zahn’s definitive novel, Thrawn (Del Rey), readers will follow Thrawn’s rise to power – uncovering the events that created one of the most iconic villains in Star Wars history.

Powell’s City of Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97005
503-228-465

OR – Sci-Fi Authorfest 10 Signing

A starfleet of science fiction and fantasy authors descends for one galactic book signing event on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 4:00 PM. Meet Brent Weeks, Timothy Zahn, Daniel H. Wilson, Annie Bellet, Tina Connolly, David Levine, Curtis Chen, Lili Saintcrow, Dave Barra, Wendy Wagner, Jennifer Brozek, Mike Moscoe/Shepherd, J. A. Pitts, Devon Monk, Steve Perry, Patrick Swenson, Rhiannon Held, Diana Pharaoh Francis, Kevin James Breaux, and Deborah Ross.

Powell’s City of Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97005
503-228-465

OR – Awkward Yeti Signing

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Nick Seluk, the creator of Awkward Yeti, signs his new collection at Powell’s City of Books on Tuesday, October 25th at 7:00 PM!

Powell’s City of Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97005
503-228-465

OR – Wonder Women Signing

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Author Sam Maggs appears in conversation by Kiala Kazebee, co-host of Felicia Day’s romance novel podcast, at Powell’s City of Books on Monday October 17, 2016 at 7:00 PM. Maggs’ event will be accompanied by a performance from Portland’s nerd-folk musical duo, The Doubleclicks. Wonder Women is a fun and feminist look at forgotten women in science, technology, and beyond, from Sam Maggs, author of The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Powell’s City of Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97005
503-228-465

OR – Marvel: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Signing

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Adam Bray signs Marvel: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know at Powell’s City of Books on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 7:00 PM!

Discover fantastic facts, bizarre-but-true tales, and uncanny trivia about the superheroes and villains of the Marvel Comics Universe with Marvel: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know (DK). Join contributor Adam Bray for behind-the-scenes revelations to strange and interesting facts about everyone’s favorite Marvel comic characters, including The Avengers, Spider-Man, and Daredevil.

Powell’s City of Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97005
503-228-465

OR – Heroine Complex Signing

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Author Sarah Kuhn appears in conversation with Amber Benson and Seanan McGuire at Powell’s City of Books on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 7:00 PM!

Press Release:

Being a superheroine is hard. Working for one is even harder. Evie Tanaka is the put-upon personal assistant to Aveda Jupiter, her childhood best friend and San Francisco’s most beloved superheroine. She’s great at her job: blending into the background, handling her boss’s epic diva tantrums, and getting demon blood out of leather pants. Unfortunately, she’s not nearly as together when it comes to running her own life or standing up for herself. But everything changes when Evie’s forced to pose as her glamorous boss for one night, and her darkest secret comes out: she has powers, too.

Sarah Kuhn’s Heroine Complex (Daw) is the first book in a new trilogy that takes the superhero mythos and turns it on its ear. Kuhn will be joined for a panel discussion by Amber Benson, author of The Last Dream Keeper, and Seanan McGuire, author of Every Heart a Doorway.

Powell’s City of Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97005
503-228-465

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