LA – Pearls Get Sacrificed Signing

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Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) appears at Barnes & Noble on Friday, September 25, 2015 at 6:00 PM to present the latest collection PEARLS GET SACRIFICED!

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Barnes & Noble at LSU
2 Union Square, Baton Rouge, LA 70803

MT – Pearls Get Sacrificed Signing

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Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) appears on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 7:00 PM to present and sign the latest collection PEARLS GET SACRIFICED!

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Missoulian Newspaper
500 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 523-5240

WA – Pearls Get Sacrificed Signing

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Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) appears in conversation with Craig Sailor, reporter for the News Tribune, on Monday, September 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM to present the latest collection PEARLS GET SACRIFICED!

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Tacoma News Tribune
1950 S State Street, Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 597-8742

CA – Pearls Get Sacrificed Signing

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Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) appears in conversation with Lisa Wrenn, Executive Features Editor of the Mercury News, at the San Jose Woman’s Club on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 4:00 PM to present the latest collection PEARLS GET SACRIFICED!

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San Jose Woman’s Club
75 S 11th St, San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 294-6919

CA – Drawn Together 2015

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Press Release:

Drawn Together unites storytellers from around the country to support Access Books and school libraries. This once-in-a-lifetime event features four famous children’s book authors and illustrators: Jeff Kinney (Diary of a Wimpy Kid), Dav Pilkey (Captain Underpants), Lincoln Peirce (Big Nate) and Stephan Pastis (Timmy Failure, Pearls Before Swine). During Drawn Together, the authors will discuss writing, drawing, and the creative process to an enthusiastic crowd. Julie Bowen from the hit ABC comedy Modern Family will be our Mistress of Ceremonies.

Doors open on Saturday June 20, 2015 at noon for book, t-shirt, and poster purchases; event starts at 1:00 p.m.

Following the presentation, fans will have the opportunity to meet the authors and have their event tickets or posters signed.

ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT SCHOOL LIBRARIES.

BUY TICKETS HERE.

Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
(323) 850-2000

HeroesCon 2014 Displays Bill Watterson Original Art

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Press Release:

HeroesCon 2014 is proud to display the first published comic strip art from Bill Watterson in nearly twenty years! Watterson completed his inimitable Calvin and Hobbes strip in 1995, and has since remained largely private in his life and art. If you happened to read Stephan Pastis‘ popular Pearls Before Swine strip this week, you may have noticed that Pastis employed a guest artist, billed as a second grade girl named Libby, to help him with three strips. Astute readers speculated about the true identity of the guest artist, and today the Washington Post revealed it to be none other than the legendary Bill Watterson! Pastis tells the whole story on his blog.

In conjunction with Chris Sparks and Team Cul de Sac, we are happy to be bringing all three Watterson and Pastis strips to Charlotte to display at HeroesCon, June 20 through 22 at the Charlotte Convention Center. The art will be displayed on the convention floor all weekend, at our Drink and Draw event on Friday night, and at Saturday night’s Art Auction. We’ll also be hosting a panel on Friday, June 20 where fans will get to hear the story of how this remarkable art was produced, how it came to be featured in Charlotte, and the part that Cul de Sac cartoonist Richard Thompson plays in all of it.

The three strips produced by Watterson and Pastis will be auctioned off in the coming months, with all proceeds from the sale going to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. This charity works closely with our good friends at Team Cul de Sac, for whom we host our annual HeroesCon Drink and Draw charity event. More specifics regarding the auction of these pieces will be available at HeroesCon, here on our site and at Team Cul de Sac‘s page in the coming weeks.

HeroesCon is the only place anyone will be able to see the rare Watterson and Pastis original art in person before they are auctioned off. This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity for comic and art fans across the country, and we are humbled and honored to be bringing it to Charlotte.

HeroesCon takes place June 20 – 22 at the Charlotte Convention Center. The Bill Watterson and Cul de Sac panel takes place Friday, June 20 at 5:30 at the convention center.

KS – Pearls Falls Fast Signing

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Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) signs at Watermark Books on Saturday, April 5th at 5:00 pm!

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Watermark Books
4701 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67218

OH – Pearls Falls Fast Signing

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Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) signs at West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church on Wednesday, April 2nd at 7:00 pm!

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West Shore UU Church
20401 Hilliard Blvd, Rocky River, OH 44116

KY – Pearls Falls Fast Signing

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Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) signs at Joseph-Beth Booksellers on Tuesday, April 1st at 7:00 pm!

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Joseph-Beth Booksellers
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, Kentucky 40503

WI – Pearls Falls Fast Signing

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Cartoonist Stephan Pastis signs at A Room of One’s Own on Monday, March 31st at 6:00 pm!

Press Release:

A Room of One’s Own is SO excited to welcome Stephan Pastis, creator of the popular Pearls Before Swine comic strip and Timmy Failure, a hilarious book for kids, to our store! Stephan will be giving a sidesplitting slideshow for his latest Pearls Before Swine collection, Pearls Falls Fast, for a reading and book signing.

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Please keep your hooves, paws, and snouts inside the ride at all times— the Pearls Before Swine gang is back! Pearls Falls Fast: A Pearls Before Swine Treasury continues the saga of lovable Pig, cynical Rat, and the whole crew with two years’ worth of the award-winning, New York Times best-selling comic strip Pearls Before Swine. This treasury includes strips from the collections Unsportsmanlike Conduct and Rat’s Wars, along with new commentary from cartoonist Stephan Pastis himself, showcasing even more of his cynical wit and humor than the papers can handle.

Join the Pearls family as they face:

• Stephan going on trial for offensive content

• The crocodiles’ awkward foray into the world of politics

• Zebra’s hilariously futile attempts to bond with his long-lost son, “Plaid”

• Even more of Stephan’s shameless Sunday puns • And many more misadventures!

Stephan Pastis is an attorney turned cartoonist. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and the UCLA School of Law, he worked as a lawyer before trying his hand at cartooning with Pearls Before Swine, which now appears in over 750 newspapers worldwide. Pastis lives in the Bay Area, with his wife and two children.

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A Room of One’s Own
315 W Gorham St, Madison, WI 53703
(608)257-7888

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