The Beguiling is proud to once again welcome one and all to our annual Dinosaur Comics Holiday Party! Things might be tough right now, but that makes getting together with friends, comics, and some secret Santa-ing. This year Ryan North, creator of Dinosaur Comics and writer of The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl will be joined by Chip Zdarsky, writer of the to-be-released-that-day Star Lord from Marvel Comics. We’re also lining up a few other very special guests, but we wanted to let you know to Save The Date first and we’ll update this post with info as it comes in!
If you’ve never been before, Ryan, Chip, and pals will be getting together and signing/mingling with folks, we’ll ask them some fun questions in front of an audience, and there’ll be books there for you to buy and get signed too (courtesy of The Beguiling). Plus, returning for another year is the popular SECRET SANTA trade at the event! Read on for details!
All of this is happening Thursday, December 17th, at Pauper’s Pub (539 Bloor St. W., near Bathurst TTC), on the second floor. We hope we’ll see you there!
We’re holding a SECRET SANTA at this event! Everyone is welcome to participate, but no one has to if they don’t want to because choice is important!
If you would like to participate:
– Please bring a wrapped gift with a monetary value of about $5-$10. Don’t go nuts, but find something cool.
– Go to the book sales table and trade your gift for a numbered ticket.
– At 8:30pm, we’ll call out the numbers, and when your number is called you’ll have your choice of the available gifts!
– Please mark on the outside of the gift if your item contains food and especially if it contains common allergens including peanuts, gluten, etc., so that people with allergies will be able to make an informed Secret Santa Selection.
Margaret Stohl appears alongside Ryan North, Marguerite Bennett, Judy Stephens, and Shannon Hale at Kepler’s Books on Friday, October 14th at 7:00 PM to sign Black Widow: Red Vengeance! Get free tickets at the link…
Calling all fans of Black Widow, Patsy Walker AKA Hellcat, Squirrel Girl, A-Force, The Watcher, cosplay and all things Marvel: some of the best creators in the Marvel Universe are coming to Kepler’s and were throwing a party to celebrate.
You know her name: Natasha Romanova. You know her codename: Black Widow. You’ve seen her fight alongside Daredevil and Spider-Man in the comics and on the big screen as Scarlett Johansson firing off widows stings and fighting alongside (and sometimes against) Hawkeye, Captain America and the Winter Soldier. Margaret Stohl, the #1 New York Times best-selling co-author of the Beautiful Creatures series, brings back Natasha for her second solo adventure in Black Widow: Red Vengeance, the action-packed sequel to the instant New York Times bestseller Black Widow: Forever Red. This time, Stohl takes readers inside the minds of Marvel’s most cunning and dangerous spies Black Widow and Ava Orlova, the equally deadly Red Widow delving deeper into their powers revealing more than ever before about the infamous assassin and her fledgling hero-in-training. (Don’t call her a sidekick; she hates that.)
Bonus! Margaret is bringing some friends:
-Shannon Hale is the New York Times bestselling author of the Newbery Honor winner Princess Academy, multiple award-winning Book of a Thousand Days, Dangerous, the Books of Bayern series, and the first four Ever After High books. Her novel for adults, Austenland, was made into a movie starring Keri Russell. Shannon and her husband Dean Hale have collaborated on several projects such as Eisner-nominee Rapunzel’s Revenge and The Princess in Black series. Their much anticipated The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Meets World will be published Feb 2017. They are awesome.
-Ryan North is the creator of Dinosaur Comics, the co-editor of the Machine of Death series, and the author of To Be or Not To Be, the choose-your-own-path version of Hamlet! He has written the Adventure Time comic and writes The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl for Marvel. Also: awesome.
-Marguerite Bennett is the author of Marvel’s A-Force – an all female Avengers team and writes for Angela: Queen of Hel (a character originally created by Neil Gaiman). She writes things and wins all the points. Again: awesome.
-Judy Stephens is a Marvel producer, blogger, photographer, and cosplay expert. She wears things and photographs things and generally dresses much better than anyone else. Awesome – right?
This will be a celebration of all things Marvel. So come in costume (there WILL be prizes).
Kepler’s Books and Magazines
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Margaret Stohl appears alongside Ryan North, Marguerite Bennett, Kate Leth, Shannon Hale, and Dean Hale at the Provo City Library on Thursday, October 13th at 7:00 PM to sign Black Widow: Red Vengeance! The Avengers’ iconic master spy returns in this sequel to Forever Red.
Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of Black Widow: Red Vengeance from The King’s English.
Provo City Library
550 N University Ave, Provo, Utah 84601
Join Books of Wonder on Monday, October 10th at 6:00 PM in welcoming author MARGARET STOHL for the launch of Black Widow: Red Vengeance! Margaret will be joined in conversation by fellow authors RYAN NORTH, MARGUERITE BENNETT, and LORRAINE CINK, as well as Marvel’s Director of Content and Development, SANA AMANAT, and Marvel’s Producer, JUDY STEPHENS.
RYAN NORTH for To Be or Not To Be: A Chooseable-Path Adventure and The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Beats Up the Marvel Universe
MARGUERITE BENNETT for A-Force Vol. 0: Warzones!
LORRAINE CINK for Marvel Absolutely Everything You Need to Know
Black Widow: Red Vengeance is the action-packed sequel to the instant best-seller, Black Widow: Forever Red. This time, Stohl takes readers inside the minds of Marvel’s most cunning and dangerous spies—Black Widow and Red Widow—delving deeper into their powers and will reveal more than ever before about the infamous assassin and her fledgling hero-in-training.
Pre-order Black Widow Red Vengeance and receive a signed limited edition comic book, Red Widow: First Strike written by Margaret Stohl. *
*Limited to quantities on hand. While supplies last.
We are also pleased to announce a Cosplay contest judged by Marvel staff JUDY STEPHENS. There will be prizes, treats, and wristbands, so come dressed in your very best!
Books of Wonder
18 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011
New York Public Library in partnership with First Second and New York Comic Con (NYCC) present:
Adult Comics Panel Friday October 7th from 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the Jefferson Market Library.
FREE ticketed event – please register HERE
Author Panel from 7:00 – 8:00 PM; signing to follow.
Box Brown (Andre the Giant, Tetris)
Greg Rucka (Wonder Woman, Star Wars, Batman)
Marjorie Liu (Montress, Avengers: Confidential, Astonishing X-Men)
Ryan North (Adventure Time, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl)
Moderator: Joshua Rivera, NY Magazine
Jefferson Market Library
425 Ave of the Americas (at 10th Street), New York, New York 10011
Join Margaret Stohl at Barnes & Noble at The Grove on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 2:00 – 4:00 PM for the Marvel “Black Widow: Red Vengeance Tour” featuring Ryan North, Marguerite Bennett, Shannon Hale, Kate Leth, Judy Stephens, and Ann Foley.
The action-packed sequel to the instant New York Times bestseller Black Widow: Forever Red penned by #1 New York Times bestselling author Margaret Stohl. Stohl takes readers inside the minds of Marvel’s most cunning and dangerous spies–Black Widow and Red Widow–delving deeper into their powers and will reveal more than ever before about the infamous assassin and her fledgling hero-in-training
Be sure to be here for this amazing discussion and podcast for “The Women of Marvel”
*Giveaway + cosplay contest prize
This is a wristbanded event. Wristbands will be issued beginning Saturday, October 15th at 9am to customers who purchase “Black Widow: Red Vengeance from Barnes & Noble at The Grove. Wristbands will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.
• Limit 1 wristband per book
• No memorabilia please
• Check back for more details as they become available
For more information contact Barnes & Noble at The Grove.
Barnes & Noble – The Grove
189 The Grove Dr, Ste K 30, Los Angeles, California 90036
MARGUERITE BENNETT (Insexts, DC Comics Bombshells, Fresh Romance, Josie & the Pussycats), SAM MAGGS (Wonder Women, Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy), RYAN NORTH (Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Adventure Time) JASON REYNOLDS (Spider-Man: Miles Morales YA Novel), and MARGARET STOHL (Forever Red & Red Vengeance: Black Widow YA Novels) will all be signing at Fantom Comics on October 11th, 2016 at 6:00 PM!
2010 P St NW, Washington, DC 20036
The Beguiling features on Saturday, September 3rd, 11am-6pm Marguerite Bennett, Chester Brown, Valentine DeLandro, Ray Fawkes, Sam Maggs, Ryan North, Bryan Lee O’Malley, Ryan Stegman! And also Chip Zdarsky. Secret Location TBA
It’s happening again! #ZDARSCON is the official comic book event of Chip Zdarsky, but this time he’s bringing some special pals to the event! You have no idea what to expect, even if you went last time, because this is nothing like last time or anytime for that matter.
Details will be announced in the #ZDARSCON tag on Twitter on Saturday morning (Follow @zdarsky @thebeguiling & #zdarscon on Twitter for deets), and on the Facebook event page.
- #ZDARSCON is an experience. But, sadly, it will be an experience which lasts for roughly 5-10 minutes per person. Do not travel to Toronto JUST for #ZDARSCON. Just trust Chip on this one.
- #ZDARSCON will be located within 5-10 minutes walking of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, where we presume nothing related is going on this weekend. Maybe the gift show? Anyway.
- #ZDARSCON will announce the MYSTERY LOCATION the morning of! And the signing schedule the night before!
- #ZDARSCON will have a selection of books and products from all participating creators available for purchase at the event itself, on the off chance you didn’t get up Saturday morning and lug a box of books downtown.
- #ZDARSCON will be a very nice time.
This weekend, Marvel returns to San Diego Comic-Con as we prepare for non-stop excitement throughout the entire show! We’re bringing the hottest creators and all kinds of breaking news plus signings, giveaways, and awe-inspiring on-stage events that will make this year’s show one to remember! It’s all happening at the Marvel Booth (Booth #2329) throughout the show so be sure to stop by for your chance to get in on the fun!
Want to know more about the blockbuster upcoming slate of Marvel NOW! comic titles? What about the latest happenings for your favorite Marvel television shows and blockbuster movies? Then you won’t want to miss this year’s panel lineup chock full of breaking news! And that’s not all because this year’s show features an all-star lineup of your favorite Marvel creators and stars who will be appearing throughout the show!
Plus, the Marvel Booth at SDCC the only place to get your hands on red-hot exclusive merchandise including an all-new set of enamel pins inspired by the artwork of Skottie Young! Featuring over 25 unique pins, don’t miss out on one of this year’s must-have convention exclusives!
Can’t make it to the convention? Follow along on Marvel.com/SDCC2016 and @Marvel on Twitter, the best way to get real-time announcements from the convention floor and up-to-the-minute panel, in-booth, and signing schedules of all your favorite Marvel creators!
Come one, come all, to a very special launch event for ROMEO AND/OR JULIET, the new chooseable-path novel from Ryan North! You may remember Ryan North from his first chooseable-path novel To Be Or Not To Be, or great works like Machine of Death, Dinosaur Comics, Squirrel Girl, Adventure Time, and many more!
This event starts with a fun gathering and informal signing in front of The Beguiling on Tuesday, June 7th at 5:00 PM, followed by a group read-along at 6:00 PM, and informal signing with Ryan and some of the many excellent artists included in the book at 7:00 PM. Location is all outside, in front of The Beguiling, with rain-out location being inside The Central bar next door.
Joining us for this event will be the following artists of Romeo and/or Juliet:
…and quite possibly more!
601 Markham Street, Toronto, ON M6G 2L7