Artist Tobias Gebhardt, Sebastian Kadlecik, and John Bring (Penguins vs Possums) appear at Earth-2 Comics on Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 11:00 AM till 2:00 PM for a sketch party to celebrate the release of Marvel’s Star Wars #1! FREE EXCLUSIVE “ART BY TOBIAS” PRINT WITH FIRST 10 SKETCH PURCHASES
15017 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Mike Perkins, Jamie Jones, Scott Blair, Ozzy Fernandez, John Rivett, and Jen Mercer appear at Heroes Haven on Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM to celebrate the release of Marvel’s new Star Wars series! Get a store exclusive variant cover of the first issue with art by Perkins!
4339 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618
Artist Frank Cho (Savage Wolverine, Liberty Meadows) appears at Cards Comics and Collectibles to sign the store’s exclusive variant cover of Marvel’s Star Wars #1 on Wednesday January 14, 2015 from 5:00-7:30 PM! Plus fans can get a free Skottie Young lithograph with purchase!
Other variants and party exclusive covers will be available for sale! 50% off all Star Wars back issues, TPBs, and hardcovers all day!
Cards Comics and Collectibles
100 A Chartley Drive, Reisterstown, MD 21136
January 5, 2015 by Colin Solan
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Planet Comicon has announced their latest additions to the guest roster for 2015:
Karen Gillan – from Doctor Who and Guardians of the Galaxy
Michael Rooker – from The Walking Dead and Guardians of the Galaxy
Scott Wilson – Herschel from The Walking Dead
J. August Richards – Deathlok from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Sean Gunn – from Guardians of the Galaxy and Gilmore Girls
Raphael Sbarge – Archie Hopper from Once Upon a Time
Steve Cardenas – from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
Laura Vandervoort – from Smallville and Bitten
Grant Bowler – Joshua Nolan from Defiance
Kent McCord - from Adam-12, seaQuest DSV, Galactica 1980
And from the cast of Lost Girl: Kris Holden-Ried, Rachel Skarsten, and Emmanuelle Vaugier
Planet Comicon will be better and bigger than ever this year. We have expanded the exhibit hall for even more dealers, artists, celebrities, cosplay, and special attractions.
We’ve announced great guests with many more announcements to come. You’ll meet Hollywood stars including Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride), Stephen Amell (Arrow), John Barrowman (Arrow, Torchwood, Doctor Who), Laura Vandervoort (Smallville), Sam Witwer (Being Human), Robbie Amell (The Tomorrow People, The Flash), and many others.
We also have a great array of top comics creators on the slate. We’ve recently announced Howard Chaykin and have nearly a dozen additional comics guests to announce in the next week. So far, we’ve confirmed Tim Bradstreet (Punisher), Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo), Katie Cook (My Little Pony), Don Rosa (Uncle Scrooge), and local favorites including Jason Aaron (Thor, Star Wars).
Check out our new website for more information our guests and attractions.
Artist John Tyler Christopher appears at The Hall of Comics on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 from 3:00-7:00 pm to meet fans, sign books, and sell artwork on the day Marvel’s Star Wars #1 hits the shelves! John did the art for the “action figure” and “humorous” Star Wars #1 variant covers. A representative from CBCS (Comic Book Certification Service) will be present to witness signed books and receive them for grading. Join us for what is certain to be a historic Star Wars and Marvel Comics new-release event. Co-sponsored by More Great Art. Additional Star Wars goodies – raffles, activities, etc – to be announced as the date gets closer. Stay tuned!
The Hall of Comics
3 Turnpike Road, Southborough, MA 01772
Writer Jason Aaron and artist John Cassaday appear at Midtown Comics Downtown on Friday, January 16, 2015 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM to sign Star Wars #1, one of the most anticipated books of 2015!
Star Wars #1 – 01/14/14
Writer: Jason Aaron • Artist: John Cassaday
Luke Skywalker and the ragtag band of rebels fighting against the Galactic Empire are fresh off their biggest victory yet-the destruction of the massive battle station known as the Death Star. But the Empire’s not toppled yet! Join Luke along with Princess Leia, smugglers Han Solo and Chewbacca, droids C-3PO and R2-D2, and the rest of the Rebel Alliance as they strike out for freedom against the evil forces of Darth Vader and his master, the Emperor. Written by Jason Aaron (Original Sin, Thor: God of Thunder) and with art by John Cassaday (Astonishing X-Men, Uncanny Avengers), this is the Star Wars saga as only Marvel Comics could make it!
-Purchase of Star Wars #1 required to attend event.
-Limit of two items signed per person.
Midtown Comics Downtown
64 Fulton Street, New York, New York 10038
Artist John Tyler Christopher appears at Double Midnight Comics on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 3:00 – 7:00 pm to celebrate the launch of Marvel’s Star Wars series! John produced the Launch Party and Action Figure variant covers! He will have artwork and will be doing sketches!
In addition to the signing there will be specials on Star Wars merchandise and Star Wars activities!
Double Midnight Comics
245 Maple Street, Manchester, NH 03103
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, signs at WinterRiver Books on Saturday, December 20th at 1:00 pm! All of Zahn’s available Star Wars and other science fiction titles will be offered. Enjoy cookies & hot spiced cider!
170 2nd Street, SE Bandon, OR 97411
Artists Micky Fiedler and Bob Hazell appear at Steve’s Comic Relief for their Star Wars Welcome Home Party on Wednesday January 14, 2015 from 1:00 till 7:00 pm! Come in with anything Star Wars related and receive an entry to win the party variant sketch cover, plus receive 25% off older Star Wars comics. Enter the raffle for a signed Mark Hamill plaque.
Steve’s Comic Relief
Inside Rosebush Antiques – Langhorne Square Shopping Center
1337 E Lincoln Highway, Levittown, PA 19056
Dave Bullock appears at The Comic Book Shop on Saturday January 3rd, 2015 to sign Batman ’66 #18 at 11:30 AM and lead a special art class at 1:30 PM!
The Comic Book Shop
1855 Marsh Road, Wilmington, DE 19810