Stephan Pastis brings his One Step Ahead of the Mob Tour to St. Louis, where he will be in conversation with St. Louis Post-Dispatch, theater critic, Judith Newmark on Tuesday, September 29th at 7:00pm! Doors will open at 6pm.
Pearls Gets Sacrificed: A Pearls Before Swine Treasury is the latest Pearls Before Swine collection brimming with satirical logic and cynical wit. Featuring bonus commentary from creator Stephan Pastis throughout, the Pearls clan weighs in on everything from modern technology to current events to human nature amid the ongoing chaos that Pastis creates—either from behind the pen or as a character within the strip itself—in this treasury-sized edition.
St. Louis Public Library
1301 Olive St, St. Louis, MO 63103
Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) appears in conversation with Jack McElroy, Editor of the Knoxville News Sentinel, on Monday, September 28, 2015 at 7:30 PM to present the latest collection PEARLS GET SACRIFICED!
Knoxville News Sentinel
2332 News Sentinel Dr, Knoxville, TN 37921
Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) appears at the Palladium Theatre on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 2:00 PM to present and sign the latest collection PEARLS GET SACRIFICED!
253 5th Ave N, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701
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!
Barnes & Noble at LSU
2 Union Square, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
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!
500 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801
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!
Tacoma News Tribune
1950 S State Street, Tacoma, WA 98405
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!
San Jose Woman’s Club
75 S 11th St, San Jose, CA 95112
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.
Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
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.
Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) signs at Watermark Books on Saturday, April 5th at 5:00 pm!
4701 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67218