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  • OR – Excalibur Comics 40th Anniversary Signing

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    Brian Michael Bendis, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Matt FractionMichael Avon Oeming, Taki Soma, and David Marquez sign at Excalibur Comics on Wednesday August 6th at 6:00 p.m. for the store 40th anniversary!

    Excalibur Books & Comics
    2444 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-3969
    (503) 231-7351

    Portland Comic Book Show to Feature Over 30 Creators at the November 13, 2011 Show

    November 7, 2011 by  
    Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Oregon

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    Portland Comic Book Show Poster

    Press Release:

    The Portland Comic Book show will feature an inking demonstration by Gary Martin, author of The Art of Comic-Book Inking. Gary Martin’s two volumes of The Art of Comic-Book Inking have become the industry-standard manuals for aspiring inkers seeking to take their work to the next level or for working professionals looking to broaden their skills base. Dark Horse Comics recently published a new edition of the ground breaking book, combining the two textbooks into a single volume and with expanded new material, including three additional blue-lined art boards featuring pencil art by master comics illustrators Jack Kirby, John Buscema, and Gil Kane.

    Anina Bennett, co-creator of Heartbreakers and Boilerplate, will moderate a panel discussion “How to Break Into Comics as a Writer” Writers on the panel discussion include Kurt Busiek (Astro City), Dan Berman (God Complex), Adam Gallardo (Gear School), Brandon Jerwa (Battlestar Galactica) and Jamie S. Rich (Spellcheckers).

    Star Wars Imperial Costume Clubs will be out in full force at the Portland Comic Book Show on November 13th. Featuring movie accurate costumes, Cloud City Garrison “the Villians” will feature Stormtroopers & Darth Vader. Kashyyyk Base features “the Rebels” including Jedi Knights, Pilots, Princesses, and Wookies. Mandalorian Mercs are “the bounty hunters” from Star Wars. Star Wars fans should bring their cameras as all 3 Costuming clubs will be available for pictures!

    The Portland Comic Book Show is featuring over 30 comic book writers and artists at this years’ annual show. A complete list can be found at www.portlandcomicbookshow.com

    The Portland Comic Book Show is Sunday, November 13, 2011 at the Rose Quarter at the Memorial Coliseum in the Exhibit Hall. The show runs from 10am to 5pm. Admission is $8.00 for ages 8 & older. The show features 175 tables of merchandise displaying and selling thousands of collectibles including comic books dating back to the 1940’s, non-sport cards, magazines, original art, Movie and TV Memorabilia, Star Trek and Star Wars merchandise, action figures, Disney items, and a variety of toys. For more information contact Second Genesis at 503-788-1031, email at portlandcomicbookshow@comcast.net or our website at www.portlandcomicbookshow.com

    WA – Takio Signing

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    Michael Avon Oeming and Taki Soma sign from Noon-3pm on Saturday May 7, 2011 for Free Comic Book Day!

    Michael Avon Oeming is well know for both his art and his writing, working on such titles as Powers, Mice Templar, Hammer of the Gods, Bulletproof Monk, Cross Bronx, Thor, and tons more!

    Taki Soma’s credits include Rapture, Myspace Dark Horse Presents, and has worked for such comic publishers as Top Cow, Image, Silent Devil, Caption Box, and Arsenic Lullaby!

    The 501st Legion is a non-profit organization and has become a leading force in fan-based charity events!

    Join us as we give away tons of free comics from some of the best publishers and including fan favorite characters like Darkwing Duck, Atomic Robo, Spider-Man, Thor, Captain America, Flash, and more! This years selection is even more kid friendly and there are plenty of great books for adults as well! Check out some free previews!

    Comics Dungeon
    250 NE 45th St, Seattle, WA

    WA – ‘Rapture’ Launches

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    Name: Michael Avon Oeming, Taki Soma

    Date(s): May 30, 2009

    Description: MICHAEL OEMING & TAKI SOMA
    REDMOND STORE SIGNING

    SATURDAY, MAY 30TH
    12PM TO 3PM

    The Comic Stop is excited to have comic book artist extraordinaire Michael Avon Oeming (Powers, Bulletproof Monk, Hammer of the Gods) for a store signing to help promote his brand new series debuting with Dark Horse Comics, Rapture. Signing along with Oeming is co-creator and artist for the book, Taki Soma.

    Here’s what Dark horse has to say about Rapture:

    After warring for a century, Earth’s greatest champions and villains suddenly disappear, leaving the planet devastated. Like a rapture, the Powers are gone and humanity is left behind to pick up the pieces. Amongst this wreckage, two lovers, Evelyn and Gil, find themselves separated by a continent and will do anything to find each other again. But when a strange being named “The Word” turns Evelyn into a champion with an angelic spear, she finds the force of her love for Gil clashing with her newfound power. Love and destiny collide in what will become the worst breakup-ever.

    This store signing will take place from 12pm to 3pm at the Redmond location, on Saturday, May 30th.

    COMIC STOP REDMOND
    16444 NE 74th St #B-135
    Redmond, WA 98052
    425.881.0291

    Location: COMIC STOP REDMOND, 16444 NE 74th St #B-135, Redmond, WA 98052

    Website: http://www.comicstoponline.com

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