MI – Marching Forward Signing

Press Release:

Vault of Midnight is thrilled to team up with The University of Michigan and the Ann Arbor District Library to present Marching Forward, a series of events tied to Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell’s visit to Ann Arbor on September 21st. Together, these three assembled one of the most powerful and celebrated graphic novels in recent memory with March, a three-part autobiography of the legendary civil rights leader and congressman John Lewis.

Vault of Midnight will be hosting artist Nate Powell on Wednesday, Sep. 20th at 7pm for a book signing. Besides his groundbreaking and lauded work on the March trilogy, Powell is an Ignatz and Eisner award winning graphic novelist whose book Swallow Me Whole took the industry by storm in 2008 and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Book Prize.

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Vault of Midnight
219 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734-998-1413

MI – The New Class

December 18, 2009 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Michigan, Signing and Appearance Profiles

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Saturday, December 19th from 4pm to 6pm! (This is tomorrow, don’t miss it!!)
 
Support the local, up and coming comic artists!
 
University of Michigan Flint’s First Comic Studio Class Signs at Vault of Midnight in Ann Arbor!
 
What: In-Store Book Signing featuring University of Michigan Flint’s first Comic Studio Class
Where: Vault of Midnight / 219 S. Main St / Ann Arbor, MI 48104
When: Saturday, Dec. 19th, 2009 from 4-6pm
 
Under the instruction of Ryan Claytor, each of the dozen students in University of Michigan Flint’s first Comics Studio course have compiled their own comic books featuring their projects from this past semester.  On Dec. 19th they will be selling their work at Ann Arbor’s premiere comic book store, Vault of Midnight.  Come out to support Michigan’s upcoming artists and maybe find a holiday gift or two.

Diario de Oaxaca Tour

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Peter Kuper is hitting the road with Diario de Oaxaca, a gorgeous and thought provoking multimedia diary of his time in Mexico, during which violence erupted over a teacher’s strike. Dates below:


Sept 13th, 11:00 a.m.
Brooklyn, NY Book festival,
International Stage (Borough Hall Plaza)
The International Graphic Novel. Three acclaimed graphic novelists who tackle big social and political themes in their work discuss what the form can accomplish, from an international and domestic perspective. Featuring Guy Delisle, Peter Kuper and Sarah Glidden.
Moderated by Matt Madden.
http://www.visitbrooklyn.org/BookFestival/press.html 

Sept 17th, 7PM
Exhibition opening and talk
with a show of original art from Diario de Oaxaca
MOCCA Museum of Comic and Cartoon art
594 Broadway, Suite 401
(btwn. Houston and Prince)
New York, NY 10012
http://www.moccany.org/

Sept 23rd, 4:30pm
Presentation/lecture
George Mason University, 3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201
Free to public 
Fall for the Book series
http://fallforthebook.org/

Thurs 24th,
Class talks
MICA (Maryland Institute of Art )
http://www.micaillustration.com/

Fri 25th
6-8  Presentation/Booksigning Atomic Books
Baltimore, MD
http://www.atomicbooks.com/page.php?ep=71&cat=71

Sat. 26th
SPX talk/ signing 3-4
http://www.spxpo.com/

Sunday 27th
Baltimore Bookfestival (Radical Pavilion)
http://www.baltimorebookfestival.com/

Sept 30th 6:30-8:30
Society of Illustrators NYC
Lecture presentation and signing
http://societyillustrators.org/upcoming/kuper.cms

Oct 8-10th  
Komikazen Festival , Ravenna,Italy
With Dave McKean and others
http://www.mirada.it/komikazen.html

Oct 29th 7 PM
University of Michigan
Lecture /presentation

Oct 30 7PM
Toledo Ohio Museum
LitGraphic: The World of the Graphic Novel( Keynote address)