Emerald Knights Comics hosts a charity event for the Shriner’s Hospital Los Angeles on Saturday June 9th from 12-7PM. It will be a day of games, signings, photo opportunities and a custom RPG by writer Keith Baker. Over 40 Cosplayers and members of the 501st Legion will be on hand for photos.
Scheduled to appear:
Maria Olsen (Paranormal Activity 3, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief)
Marilyn Ghigliotti (Clerks, Alien Armageddon)
Mark Ryan (Charlie’s Angels, The Prestige, Transformers)
Ricco Ross (Aliens, Doctor Who (TV), Babylon 5 (TV), Wishmaster)
Aaron Smolinski (Superman, The Outer Limits (TV), Wishmaster 3)
Isaac Singleton Jr. (Galaxy Quest, Planet of the Apes (2001), Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, X-Files (TV))
Robert Mammana (Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV), Star Trek: Voyager (TV), Flight Plan)
Members of the Guild: Jeff Lewis, Sandeep Parikh, Vincent Caso, Robin Thorsen
Ticket prices: 1 Ticket = $5 3 Tickets = $10 6 Tickets = $15 10 Tickets = $20 Wristband for all day fun = $30
*Additional charges may apply.
Emerald Knights Comics will also have a silent auction that will run from June 1st to June 9th.
Emerald Knights Comics and Games
4116 W. Burbank Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505
Free Comic Book Day (FCBD), the annual event in which participating comic shops give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their stores, returns Saturday, May 5, and Things From Another World is where you’ll find all of the action! Doors open at 9 am at TFAW’s Portland, Milwaukie, and Beaverton stores. Make sure to stop by for special free comics–while supplies last–as well as amazing signings, big savings, and more. The comics retailer will also offer free comics online at TFAW.com.
“Free Comic Book Day is an opportunity for us to reach out to the community and offer entertainment the entire family can enjoy–and afford,” said TFAW Senior Director of Retail Operations Andrew McIntire. “This is a great event that we look forward to every year.”
TFAW has an incredible slate of comic book creators signing at their Portland and Beaverton locations, including several artists from this year’s official FCBD comics, like Ben Bates (Sonic the Hedgehog), Jonathan Case (The Guild), and Steve Lieber (Alabaster). Plus, meet Terry and Rachel Dodson (Uncanny X-Men), Emi Lenox (EmiTown), Amy Mebberson (Strawberry Shortcake), Jeff Parker (Hulk), Chris Samnee (Captain America & Bucky), and the Witch Doctor team, Brandon Seifert and Lukas Ketner!
May 5 also kicks off TFAW’s astonishing Mega Sale, both in stores and online. Customers will save 50-70% on comics, graphic novels, toys, statues, and more. In stores, customers will also enjoy incredible savings on all back issues, including hundreds of issues new to each location.
As a special bonus, Stormtroopers and other Star Wars characters from Cloud City Garrison and Kashyyyk Base Rebel Legion will “patrol” at the Beaverton TFAW, while the pirates from PDX YAR will invade the Portland and Milwaukie locations–and demonstrate their sword-fighting skills. Get the complete schedule below, and see you May 5!
About Things From Another World:
Founded in 1979, Things From Another World is the premier retailer of comics, toys, collectibles, and pop-culture geek goodness, both in Portland, Oregon and online at http://www.TFAW.com.
TFAW’S FREE COMIC BOOK DAY SCHEDULE
ONLINE AT TFAW.COM:
Starting at 12:01 am PST: Customers will have at least two FCBD comics placed in their in-stock purchases, while supplies last.
PORTLAND TFAW, 4133 NE SANDY BLVD. PORTLAND, OR 97214:
9:00 am: Doors open!
12:00-2:00 pm: Signings with the following creators:
Jonathan Case – Artist for Dark Horse Comics’ The Guild FCBD book
Terry and Rachel Dodson – Artists for Uncanny X-Men and Defenders
Emi Lenox – Creator of EmiTown
Steve Lieber – Artist for Alabaster, featured in Dark Horse’s FCBD books
Jeff Parker – Writer for Hulk and Thunderbolts
Plus: The pirates of PDX YAR.
BEAVERTON TFAW, 4390 SW LLOYD AVE. BEAVERTON, OR 97005:
9:00 am: Doors open!
2:00-4:00 pm: Signings with the following creators:
Ben Bates – Artist for Archie’s Sonic the Hedgehog FCBD book
Amy Mebberson – Artist for Strawberry Shortcake and Muppets
Chris Samnee – Artist for Ultimate Comics Spider-Man and Serenity
Brandon Seifert and Lukas Ketner – Writer and artist for Witch Doctor
All day (while supplies last):
Free Starbucks coffee for customers starting at 9:30 am!
Demos and giveaways from Game Trader.
Free cookies from Subway.
Plus: Stormtroopers and other Star Wars characters from Cloud City Garrison and Kashyyyk Base Rebel Legion.
MILWAUKIE TFAW, 10977 SE MAIN ST. MILWAUKIE, OR 97222:
9:00 am: Doors open–enjoy free coffee from Spring Creek Coffee House, while supplies last!
10:00 am: Trackers Earth will demonstrate how to shoot a bow and arrow like Hawkeye! (Note: foam arrows only.)
12:00-4:00 pm: Live-action Heroclix.
All day: Kids’ art table.
Plus: The pirates of PDX YAR.
GraniteCon announces a new round of guests for their show on Sunday June 10, 2012!
NEW MEDIA GUEST ADDED! Amy Okuda! From the hit online web series The Guild, Amy, who plays Tink on the series, is doing a RARE EAST COAST APPEARANCE at Granitecon! On top of appearing in the “The Guild” (which will have a comic out for Free Comic Book Day, as well as other issues released by Dark Horse), Amy has also been on the series “Californication” and “Bite Me”! She will be signing autographs and taking pictures with fans throughout the day for $10! We’re excited to have Amy at the show!
NEW GUEST ADDED! Eric Powell! Another Granitecon first, Eric, who is best known as the creator of The Goon, has also worked on titles ranging from Dark Horse to DC, including Superman: Escape from Bizarro World and most recently IDW’s Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters! We are extremely pleased to be having Eric for the show!
NEW GUEST ADDED! Charles Paul Wilson III! Returning to Granitecon, Charles has continued work on the series Stuff of Legend, alongside one of our other guests, Mike Raicht! Be sure to also pick up your copy of Stuff of Legend at Free Comic Book Day on May 5th to have him sign it at the show!
NEW GUEST ADDED! Charles Soule, writer of Image Comics “27”, Slave Labor Graphic’s “Strongman” and the upcoming “Strange Attractors” from Archaia!
Previously announced guests include Braden Lamb, Jason Ciamarella, Keith Champagne, Mark McKenna, Mike Raicht, Ming Doyle, and Shelli Paroline!
Burt Ward (Robin!) along with Felicia Day and the cast of The Guild appear at Golden Apple Comics on Saturday May 5, 2012 for Free Comic Book Day!
10:00AM – The festivities begin!
*1000’S OF FREE COMICS & SWAG!!!
*$5 grab bags with BIG prizes!!
11:00 a.m. Signings
Dark Horse Creators:
*Felicia Day & The Guild Cast Members
(BUFFY SEASON 9)
1:00 p.m. Signings
*Burt “Robin” Ward
(BURT WARD: BOY WONDER)
(WRATH OF THE TITANS)
3:00 p.m. Signings
(MANHUNTER, TORSO, TRICK R TREAT)
(IDOLIZED FROM ASPEN COMICS)
(ANTI FROM 12 GAUGE COMICS)
*BOUNCE HOUSE & ACITIVITIES FOR KIDS
*TONS OF GIVEAWAYS!
*PARKING LOT SALE!
*FREE CINCO DE MAYO TACO BAR (W/PURCHASE) *LIVE DJ SET BYPDUB!
Golden Apple Comics
7018 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
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Artist Kristian Donaldson (Supermarket, DMZ, The Guild) debuts his new Vertigo Crime graphic novel 99 DAYS at Zeus Comics!
Drop by Wednesday August 17th from 12pm-6pm to meet Kristian and grab a copy of his newest hit 99 Days!
411 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
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Felicia Day and the Guild appear on the Nerdist podcast on September 6, 2011 at 7pm!
It’s going to be a Nerdstravaganza as Chris, Jonah, and Matt welcome the cast and creators of The Guild! Join us at 7pm for a screening of an episode or two, then stay for a MMORPG-style live Nerdist podcast with The Knights of Good at 8pm! See why Rolling Stone called The Guild one of “The Net’s Best Serial Shows” before the premiere of Season 5!
Click for tickets ($10)
7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
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Wendy Pini (Elfquest), James O’Barr (The Crow), Kristian Donaldson (DMZ, Supermarket, The Guild), Brent Peeples (Grimm Fairy Tales), and Michael Hawkins (Jim Corn) sign on Saturday May, 2011 for Free Comic Book Day!
411 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
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To help those in need in Japan, Zeus Comics, in conjunction with the Web series The Variants and Billiard Bar will be putting on a LIVE ART SHOW and AUCTION to benefit the American Red Cross. Several comic artists will be on hand making art in front of the crowd while DJ CeePee from Good Records spins LIVE!
There’ll be drinks, pool tables and a hell of a lot of fantastic art being made before your eyes.
The starting artist line-up includes James O’Barr (The Crow), Joe Eisma (Morning Glories), Kristian Donaldson (DMZ, Supermarket, The Guild), the entire Space Gun Studios crew, Curt Franklin and Chris Haley (letsbefriendsagain.com), and RK Milholland (somethingpositive.net).
All art pieces will be silent auctioned off over the course of the evening! Plus prizes from Zeus Comics, writer Greg Pak and more!
Friday April 22nd at 9pm
1920 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX
On March 4th, Jim Rugg talks about his experience in comics at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit as part of their annual Comic Jam (presented by MOCAD and Green Brain Comics)!
The Comic Jam begins at 4:00, and my talk begins at 7:00. Both the talk and jam are FREE and ALL AGES.
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
4454 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
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Felicia Day signs on Tuesday February 22, 2011 at 7:00 PM.
Barnes & Noble – The Grove at Farmers Market
189 Grove Drive Suite K 30, Los Angeles, CA 90036