WA – Captain Underpants Signing

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Dav Pilkey signs on Sunday April 21st at 1:00 PM!

In Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers, the tenth adventure of our brief-bedecked champion of justice, Captain Underpants, our heroes George and Harold have been zombified. Why didn’t the Captain save them? The terrible Tippy Tinkletrousers went back in time to keep the boys from creating him in the first place! Can a changed history be re-changed back? Find out in this new adventure from Dav Pilkey.

Dav Pilkey has written and illustrated numerous popular, award-winning books for children, including the Captain Underpants and Dumb Bunnies series; Dog Breath, winner of the California Young Reader Medal; and The Paperboy, a Caldecott Honor Book. He lives with his wife in the Pacific Northwest. Visit him online at www.pilkey.com.

University Bookstore
4326 University Way, N.E., Seattle, WA 98105

WA – Husbands Signing

Husbands4Jane Espenson and Brad Bell, creators of Husbands, sign the new graphic novel at the University Bookstore on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 6:00 p.m!

Press Release:

Written by Husbands creators Jane Espenson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Brad Bell, this is the comic-book continuation of the sitcom phenom. Husbands tells the story of famous gay newlyweds Brady and Cheeks, who sparked a media firestorm when they woke up legally wed after a drunken Vegas weekend. Now, a mystical wedding gift launches the couple on a series of adventures-a tongue-in-cheek journey through iconic genre realms-filled with obstacles that threaten to tear them apart. Follow Brady and Cheeks into a superhero showdown, a fairytale fantasy, a Holmesian mystery, an epic galactic battle, a madcap high school romp, and a saucy secret-spy thrill ride. Includes bonus “making of” material and a special introduction.

Jane Espenson grew up in Ames, Iowa where she watched too much television. At age 13 she attempted to write an episode of M*A*S*H. It didn’t work out. She attended college at UC Berkeley, studying linguistics as an undergrad and graduate student. While in grad school she submitted spec episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and got her tiny foot wedged in the last open door of show business. After winning a spot in the Walt Disney writers’ fellowship, she worked in sitcoms for a number years. Her first staff job at a drama was her job at Buffy the Vampire Slayer, followed by a year as Co-Executive Producer at Gilmore Girls, and brief stints as Co-Executive Producer of the cancelled FOX dramas Tru Calling and The Inside. She is currently Co-Executive Producer of the sitcom Jake in Progress, now airing on ABC on Monday nights. You can follow Jane on Twitter @JaneEspenson.

Brad Bell is showrunner and star of Husbands, the newlywed sitcom which made history as the first show online to be honored by prestigious television institute The Paley Center. Husbands remains the only new media series featured by The New Yorker, in a rave review that hailed Bell as “the standout.” Bell has worked as a satirist and recording artist since 2008, performing on YouTube and iTunes as the online persona Cheeks, and building a dedicated fan base. In 2012, Bell became Consulting Producer for VH1′s Pop Up Video. You can follow Cheeks on Twitter @gocheeksgo.

University Temple United Methodist Church
1415 NE 43rd Street, Seattle, WA 98105

WA – Krampus the Yule Lord Signing

Brom signs at the University Bookstore on Wednesday November 7, 2012 at 7:00 pm.

About the book:
Brom created a series of award winning horror novels that he both writes and illustrates: The Plucker, an adult childrens book, The Devils Rose, a modern western set in Hell, The Child Thief, a gritty, nightmarish retelling of the Peter Pan myth, and his latest concoction, Krampus, the Yule Lord, a tale of revenge between Krampus and Santa set in rural West Virginia. Brom is currently kept in a dank cellar somewhere in the drizzly Northwest.

University Bookstore
4326 University Way, N.E., Seattle, WA 98105

Are You My Mother? Book Tour

Acclaimed cartoonist Alison Bechdel goes on a book tour of North America to promote her new graphic memoir, Are You My Mother?

Tuesday May 1, 2012
Barnes & Noble, 7pm
2289 Broadway @ 82nd Street, New York City, NY

Wednesday May 2, 2012 
The Brattle Theatre, 6pm
40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA
Sponsored by the Harvard Bookstore
SOLD OUT 

Thursday May 3, 2012 
Free Library of Philadelphia, 7:30
1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA

Friday May 4, 2012 
Politics & Prose, 7pm
5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC

Saturday May 5, 2012 Toronto
Toronto Comic Arts Festival

Sunday May 6, 2012 
Left Bank Books, 4pm
321 N. 10th Street, St Louis, MO

Monday May 7, 2012
Boswell Book Co., 7pm
2559 N. Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Tuesday May 8, 2012 
Books Inc, 7pm
1760 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA

Wednesday May 9, 2012
The Booksmith, 7:30
1644 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA

Thursday May 10, 2012 
Los Angeles Public Library, 7pm
Format: On-stage interview with Deborah Vankin
Mark Taper Auditorium—Central Library
630 W. Fifth Street, Los Angeles, CA

Friday May 11, 2012 
University Bookstore, 7pm
4326 University Way NE, Seattle, WA

Saturday May 12, 2012 
The Bagdad Theater, 5pm
3702 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR
Sponsored by Powell’s

Wednesday May 16, 2012 
Swedish American Museum, 7:30pm
5211 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL
Sponsored by Women and Children First Bookstore

Tongues of Serpents Tour

Naomi Novik hits the road to visit her fans and sign the latest installation of her Temeraire series of novels, Tongues of Serpents!

Here are the dates, cities, and details:

Tuesday, July 13 – NEW YORK, NY
Time: 7:00pm
Barnes & Noble
97 Warren St. (at Greenwich St.), New York, NY 10007

Wednesday, July 14 – WASHINGTON, DC
Time: 7:30pm
Borders Books & Music
5871 Crossroads Center Way, Baileys Crossroads, VA 22041

Saturday, July 17 – BOSTON, MA
Time: 7:00pm
Pandemonium Books
4 Pleasant St, Cambridge, MA 02139

Tuesday, July 20 – PORTLAND, OR
Time: 7:00 pm
Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Beaverton, OR 97005

Wednesday, July 21 – SEATTLE, WA
Time: 7:00 pm
University Bookstore
4326 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Friday, July 23 & Saturday, July 24 – SAN DIEGO, CA
Comic-Con International