November 25, 2013 by Colin Solan
Filed under Animation, Collectibles, Comic Books, Comic Strips, Convention News, Gaming, Horror, Massachusetts, Movies, Other, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Television, Top Stories, Video Games, Webcomics
Boston Comic Con has announced its initial details for next year’s convention! Following the phenomenal success of the 2013 show, the 2014 convention will again be held in August at the Seaport World Trade Center on Boston’s historic waterfront. The promoters have added an additional day to the convention which is scheduled to run Friday August 8th till Sunday August 10th. Joining the festivities this year is an all-star list of comic creators including: Rafael Albuquerque, Tim Bradstreet, Amanda Conner, Mike Kunkel, Jorge Molina, Dustin Nguyen, Jimmy Palmiotti, Carlos Pacheco, Ramón Pérez, Esad Ribic, Gail Simone, Cat Staggs, and many more! Additionally, the first media guests have been announced: Torchwood’s Eve Myles and Spike himself, James Marsters! More will be added over the coming months so be sure to follow Boston Comic Con on Facebook and Twitter!
About Boston Comic Con:
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 120,000 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. Next year’s convention will be held Friday August 8th, Saturday August 9th and Sunday August 10th at the Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210. For more information please go to our website at www.bostoncomiccon.com and follow us on Twitter (@BostonComicCon) and Facebook!
Rick Remender, Brian Posehn, Gerry Duggan, Scott Koblish, and Dean White sign at The Comic Bug on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm!
The Comic Bug
1807 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Marc Guggenheim, Executive Producer/Writer of the Arrow TV show and comic, appears at Phat Collectibles on Saturday October 5th at 2pm mere days before the Season Two premiere of Arrow! Marc is also well known for No Ordinary Family, Flash Forward, Eli Stone, Brothers & Sisters, CSI, Law & Order, and Green Lantern! His comic works include Aquaman, Punisher, Flash, Wolverine, Young X-Men, and of course, The Amazing Spider-Man!
1201 S. Euclid Street, Anaheim, CA 92804
Writer Gregg Hurwitz signs at Illusive Comics on Saturday, September 14th from 11:00am-11:45am.
Gregg is the New York Times bestselling author of 13 thrillers, most recently, Tell No Lies (8/20). His novels have been shortlisted for numerous literary awards, graced top ten lists, and have been translated into 22 languages. He is also a New York Times bestselling comic book writer, having penned stories for Marvel (Wolverine, Punisher) and DC (Batman, Penguin), as well as produced and written screenplays for film and television (ABC’s “V”, “Expulsion” spec script to Warner Bros, and many more). He recently announced that he will be developing his Tim Rackley books for TNT/Sony.
Illusive Comics and Games
2725 El Camino Real, Suite 105, Santa Clara, CA 95051
Gregg Hurwitz signs at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Saturday September 7, 2013 at 2:30 pm!
Daniel Brasher finds warnings in his office mail, to people the police cannot track down, who become victims to brutal murders. Daniel’s efforts to protect these people have alerted the killer to his involvement and next he gets a threat of his own. Now, with the clock ticking, Daniel must somehow appease, or outwit, a seemingly unstoppable killer.
About the Author
Gregg Hurwitz is the international bestselling author of 12 thrillers. He has also written comics for Marvel (Wolverine, Punisher) and DC (Batman, Penguin) and produced and written screenplays for film and television (ABC’s V, Expulsion spec script to Warner Bros, and many more). He recently announced that he will be developing his Tim Rackley books for TNT/Sony. Gregg resides in Los Angeles.
Mysterious Galaxy Books
7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111
Writer Gregg Hurwitz goes on tour next week to promote his new thriller Tell No Lies.
August 17th, 5:30pm: Scottsdale, AZ - The Poisoned Pen - Talk and Signing
August 20th, 7:00 pm: Houston, TX – Murder by the Book - Book Launch
August 22nd, 7:00 pm: Brentwood, CA - Diesel - LA Book Launch Party
August 26th, 6:30 pm: Chicago, IL - Tuscan Market Book Club - Featured Author
August 28th, 7:00 pm: Strongsville, OH – Cuyahoga Public Library - Talk and Signing
September 7th, 10:00am: Orange, CA - Book Carnival - Signing
September 7th, 11:00am: Huntington Beach, CA - Mystery Ink - Signing
September 7th at 3:00pm: San Diego, CA - Mysterious Galaxy - Talk and Signing
September 11th, 7:00 pm: Berkeley, CA - Janet Rudolph’s Literary Salon - Featured Author
September 12th, 7:00pm: Palo Alto, CA - Books Inc. - Talk and Signing
September 14th, 2:00pm: San Jose, CA - Barnes and Noble - Talk and Signing
Writer Greg Rucka appears at Beach Ball Comics on
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 Wednesday, September 18, 2013 beginning at 5:00pm to sign LAZARUS, the new creator-owned series from Image Comics!
Please note: artist Michael Lark will not appear as previously announced.
Beach Ball Comics
3024 W Ball Rd Ste G, Anaheim, CA 92804
Greg Rucka signs at Bridge City Comics on Friday, July 5, 2013 from 6pm – 9pm!
Bridge City Comics will have copies of Lazarus #1 available for purchase for Greg to sign, as well as special limited variant editions of the comic. Refreshments will be served free of charge! This event is free to the public.
In a dystopian near-future government is a quaint concept, resources are coveted, and posession is 100% of the law. A handful of Families rule, jealously guarding what they have and exploiting the Waste who struggle to survive in their domains. Forever Carlyle defends her family’s holdings through deception and force as their protector, their Lazarus. Shot dead defending the family home, Forever’s day goes downhill from there….
About Greg Rucka:
Greg Rucka is the author of nearly a dozen novels, six featuring bodyguard Atticus Kodiak, and two featuring Tara Chace, the protagonist of his Queen & Country series. Additionally, he has penned several short-stories, countless comics, and the occasional non-fiction essay. In comics, he has had the opportunity to write stories featuring some of the world’s best-known characters Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman as well as penning several creator-owned properties himself, such as Whiteout and Queen & Country, both published by Oni Press. His work has been optioned several times over, and his services are in high-demand in a variety of creative fields as a story-doctor and creative consultant. Greg resides in Portland, Oregon, with his wife, author Jennifer Van Meter, and his two children.
Bridge City Comics
3725 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97227
Writer Daniel Way signs at several stores on Saturday May 25th and Sunday May 26th! RSVP on Facebook!
Saturday May 25th
12:00 – 2:00pm
12345 Mountain Ave., Suite J, Chino, CA 91710
3:00 – 5:00pm
16509 Bellflower Blvd, Bellflower, CA 90706
6:00 – 8:00pm
Comic Hero University
140 E. Santa Fe Ave Fullerton, CA 92832
Sunday May 26th
1:00 – 3:00pm
Big Red Comics
8289 on the Mall 6261A, Buena Park, CA 90620
Jason Aaron, Phil Hester, and Eric Gapstur sign at Daydreams Comics on Saturday May 4, 2013 for Free Comic Book Day!!
Free Comic Book Day 2013 is upon us! Come join us all day long for special sales, prizes, and of course, FREE COMICS!
After a successful 2012 event, we will once again be doing a fund raiser for the Iowa City Animal Center this year! Make a donation during FCBD and get free graphic novels – and the more you donate the more free stuff you get!
We will also be hosting the following comic book creators throughout the day. They will be available to sign autographs, do sketches and talk with fans!
Jason Aaron: Acclaimed writer for Marvel Comics and owner of an amazing beard! Jason is currently writing Wolverine & The X-Men, Thor God of Thunder and Thanos Rising. Previous works include Scalped and The Other Side (Vertigo Comics), Wolverine Weapon X, Incredible Hulk, Ghost Rider, Punishermax, Ultimate Captain America and more!
Phil Hester: Professional comic writer & artist for two decades! Phil has worked for various companies over the years and has also created his own characters! Credits include Green Arrow, Wonder Woman, Swamp Thing, The Wretch, Firebreather, Godzilla, Green Hornet, The Darkness, Invincible Universe, Gen 13, Ant-Man, and many more!
Eric Gapstur: Finalist in Amazon’s Comic Strip Superstar contest! He currently working on his own strip comic Belle Plaine as well as honing his comic inking skills. He has a couple Green Hornet covers to his credit, and recently completed a Batman Legends of the Dark Knight story with Phil Hester. Be on the lookout for an upcoming Adventures of Superman story in the near future!
So come out to the shop, and bring your family and friends!
21 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA 52240