Tickets for HeroesCon 2016, which will be held on Friday, June 17th – Sunday, June 19, 2016 at the Charlotte Convention Center, are now available for sale online! HEROES CONVENTION was founded in 1982 by Shelton Drum, owner of Charlotte’s Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find comics shop. Since then the convention has become famous for its comics-first and family-friendly atmosphere, where fans can mingle directly with professionals and exhibitors. Boasting an incredible guest list built mainly on reputation and goodwill, HeroesCon is known nationwide as a “must” on the summer schedule, drawing fans, exhibitors, and creators from all over the world to the Charlotte Convention Center. Get tickets at the link!
KRIS ANKA | Captain Marvel, X-Men, X-Force, Wolverine
JOHN BEATTY | Secret Wars, Punisher, Batman, Thanos Quest
REILLY BROWN | Lobo, Deadpool: Dracula’s Gauntlet, Incredible Hercules
RYAN BROWNE | God Hates Astronauts, Manhattan Projects, Bedlam
RICHARD CASE | Spider-Man, Doom Patrol, Hunter: The Age of Magic, Annie Ammo
RYAN CODY |Doc Unknown, Monstrous, The Phantom
JAMIE COSLEY | Cody the Cavalier
KELLY SUE DECONNICK | Bitch Planet, Pretty Deadly, Captain Marvel
MARC DEERING | Supergirl, Legion
DARRYL “DMC” MCDANIEL (Presented by Pros For Life) | DMC
MICHEL FIFFE | Copra, Zegas, Twisted Savage Dragon Funnies
CHARLES FORSMAN | Revenger, TEOTFW, Celebrated Summer
MATT FRACTION | Sex Criminals, Casanova, ODY-C, Hawkguy
RAMONA FRADON | Aquaman, Metamorpho
SANFORD GREENE | Power Man & Iron Fist, Runaways, Rotten Apple, Deadpool
GENE GONZALES | DC Comics Licensing Artist, Iron Man 2 Cards, Diary of Night
JASON GONZALEZ | La Mano Del Destino
PAUL GULACY | Master of Kung Fu, Sabre, Batman, Slash Maraud, Catwoman
KEENAN MARSHALL KELLER | The Humans, Galactic Breakdown, Force Majeure
JASON LATOUR | Southern Bastards, Spider-Gwen, Loose Ends, Winter Soldier
DREW MOSS | Terrible Lizard, The Colonized, The Crow: Pestilence, In the Dark
TOM NEELY | The Humans, Henry & Glenn Forever, The Blot
JOE PEKAR | Grimm Fairy Tales, Brandi Bare, Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
MATTHEW ROBERTS | Manifest Destiny, Battle Pope: Mayhem
ROBBI RODRIGUEZ | Spider-Gwen, Frankie Get Your Gun, FBP, Uncanny X-Force
MARK SCHULTZ | Xenozoic Tales, Carbon, SubHuman
BEN SEARS | Double+, Pressure/Sensitivity, As You Were
CHRISTOPHER SEBELA | High Crimes, Ghost, Dead Letters, Alien Vs. Predator
BRIAN STELFREEZE | Black Panther, Day Men, Wednesday Comics
WILLIAM STOUT | Heavy Metal, Wizards, Alien Worlds, Hallucinations
BABS TARR | Batgirl, Bosozoku Sailor Scouts, Lady Knights//Women Warriors
RICH TOMMASO | Dark Corridor, The Horror Of Collier County, 8 1/2 Ghosts
CHRIS VISIONS | Dead Letters, Spider-Gwen, Scarlet Witch, Devils on the Levee
KEVIN WADA | She-Hulk, Catwoman, X-Men, Adventure Time
JAKE WYATT | Necropolis, Ms Marvel, Hulk
SKOTTIE YOUNG | I Hate Fairyland, Rocket Racoon, Fortunately the Milk, Oz
& MANY MORE!
Heroes Convention is not only one of the most recognizable names on the comics convention circuit, but has a well-deserved reputation as a convention that puts comics first, meaning aisles packed with fans looking for new comics and comic-related merchandise to check out. Our 2016 HeroesCon will be one of our biggest yet, and booth space is fully expected to sell out well in advance of the show. No space is reserved without payment in full: act now to reserve your 6′ table, 2 chairs and 2 badges!
Keenan Marshall Keller and Tom Neely appear at Nuclear Comics on Friday, November 6th, 2015 from 5:00 till 9:00 PM to sign THE HUMANS!
24741 Alicia Pkwy, #J, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
**Due to scheduling issues The Humans West Coast Tour has been cancelled. Tom and Keenan express their apologies, they were really looking forward to kicking it in Portland.**
Keenan Marshall Keller and Tom Neely appears at Floating World Comics on Friday November 13th, 2015 from 6-8pm for THE HUMANS #9 release party and exhibit!
Bakersfield, California, 1970: The Humans (who happen to be apes) are the baddest biker gang of all. They deal out beatings, cook drugs, party endlessly, and struggle to keep their turf and status amongst the numerous outlaws, rival gangs, and bonafide killers — all of whom are trying to take their spot at the top of the heap. And then a member of the gang long thought dead returns… haunted by memories of hell on earth. Johnny is back in the fold in THE HUMANS, VOLUME 1 from Image Comics in March — but is his head where it needs to be to ride with The Humans again?
Writer Keenan Marshall Keller (Galactic Breakdown) and artist Tom Neely (Henry and Glenn Forever) team up on a high-octane, no-holds-barred, ape-biker-gang chopper ride into ‘70s exploitation genre bliss as Bobby, Johnny, and all the Humans fly down the road to oblivion on a ride filled with chains, sex, leather, denim, hair, blood, bananas, and chrome.
“I just love me some biker flicks and exploitation/genre in all forms,” said Keller in an interview with Comicosity. “It wasn’t like I was trying to do an ape project and settled on them being bikers… The Humans were bikers from the start. It’s my love affair with the fringe, with outlaws and no-good-doer’s and made me focus on biker culture.”
Neely, whose art captures the energy and abandon of The Humans’ life on the road, has relished the chance to draw full-time. “I get up and draw monkeys and motorcycles all day and it’s the best,” he said. “It’s also really great collaborating with another artist – Kristina Collantes is doing the coloring and I love to see how she transforms my pages. I love my black and white drawings for this book, but they really don’t come to life to feel like a real comic book until Kristina’s colors complete the picture.”
Join our crew! Ride with The HUMANS today!!!
Floating World Comics
400 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR 97209
Series creators Keenan Marshall Keller and Tom Neely appear at Beach Ball Comics on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 5:00 pm to sign the trade of THE HUMANS!
Beach Ball Comics
3024 W Ball Rd Ste G, Anaheim, CA 92804
Author Keenan Marshall Keller and artist Tom Neely sign at Arcane Comics on Sunday, November 16th from noon till 3:00 PM!
5809 15th Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107
Tom Neely, Keenan Marshall Keller, Kristina Collantes, Josh Bayer, and Benjamin Marra appear at JHU Comic Books on Wednesday, September 10th from 6:00 – 8:00PM to sign Henry & Glenn Forever & Ever!
Tom Neely and friends will be hitting the east coast for the Small Press Expo and a several dates in support of the new graphic novel Henry & Glenn Forever & Ever.
Collecting the cult hit comics series of the greatest love story ever told, it features twenty short stories about the shared domestic life of punk legends “Henry” and “Glenn” as well as their yacht rocking neighbors “Daryl” and “John.” Mother issues, domestic quarrels, and more punk and metal references than you can shake a pitchfork at.
Here at JHU Comic Books we’ll have Tom Neely, Keenan Marshall Keller, Kristina Collantes, Josh Bayer & Benjamin Marra all here signing while we blast some metal, punk and other stuff featuring some of the musicians you should only expect to hear!
*Purchase of Henry & Glenn: Forever & Ever TP required for participation in signing event.
HENRY AND GLENN FOREVER AND EVER TP (MR)
(W/A/CA) Tom Neely
The collected graphic novel of the greatest love story ever told features twenty short stories about the domestic life of “Henry” and “Glenn” as well as their neighbors “Daryl” and “John.” Digging beneath Glenn’s bricks in the front yard, Henry uncovers Glenn’s mother, freshly unearthed, moves in with him and Henry. Without giving too much away, Glenn’s mommy issues come to the surface as she critiques his art, replaces his wardrobe, scrubs their dungeon, and recalls his childhood. Henry and Glenn go to therapy together, battle an evil cult in the forest, and profess their love between dealing with repeated jealousy and normal relationship problems. It’s a true testament to the power of love to overcome even the biggest, manliest egos of our time.
JHU Comic Books MANHATTAN
32 East 32nd Street, New York, NY 10016
Atomic Books hosts their annual Small Press Expo kick-off party on Friday September 12th from 5:00 – 10:00 pm, the night before SPX.
Meet CHARLES BURNS! Signing from 5:00 – 6:00 PM.
Then, from 7:00 – 9:00 PM, readings from new books and signings with:
JOSH BAYER & TOM NEELY
NOAH VAN SCIVER
3620 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21211
3817 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
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Tom Neely signs on Friday, July 8th from 8pm – 10pm at Secret Headquarters!
The Wolf is a new graphic novel by Los Angeles-based painter-cartoonist Tom Neely. The book tells a simple love story, but one woven with surrealist horror, werewolf lore and its own brand of nightmare logic. With The Wolf, Neely progresses from the traditional cartooning style he showed off in his previous books, The Blot and Brilliantly Ham-Fisted, to a form that blends comics-style storytelling with a fine arts approach to imagery. The ultimate effect is equal parts touching and chilling.
3817 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026