MI – FCBD 2018: Vault of Midnight Signing

Artist Cara McGee appears at Vault of Midnight on Saturday, May 5th for Free Comic Book Day!

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Vault of Midnight
95 Monroe Center Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-776-9013

MI – Unterzakhn Signing

Press Release:

Vault of Midnight is thrilled to announce that cartoonist Leela Corman will be visiting our Ann Arbor location for a signing on Tuesday, March 27th.

Corman, an illustrator, cartoonist, and Middle Eastern dancer, is the creator of such titles as “We All Wish for Deadly Force” and “Subway Series”. Her graphic novel “Unterzakhn”, which follows the lives of twin sisters growing up in the tenements of New York City’s Lower East Side at the turn of the last century, has been nominated for both the L.A. Times Book Award and the Eisner Award.

Leela will be signing in the Ann Arbor Location on March 27th from 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Corman’s collected works will be available building up to and during her appearance.

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

MI – The Lie & How We Told It Signing

Tommi Parrish appears at Vault of Midnight on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 5:00 PM to launch their brand-new book from Fantagraphics, THE LIE & HOW WE TOLD IT!

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

MI – Drawing Cute with Katie Cook Signing

Katie Cook, artist of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Nothing Special, and Gronk, appears at Vault of Midnight on Saturday, February 17th at 3:00 PM to celebrate the release of a brand new book called Drawing Cute with Katie Cook.

Come spend an afternoon with Katie as she leads a Drawing Cute workshop. Learn how to draw adorable animals, foodstuffs, and more from one of the masters of cute.Basic drawing supplies and paper will be provided, but feel free to bring your own supplies to use as well. It doesn’t matter if you are 7 or 57, cute knows no age!

Your $5 ticket will not only secure your spot in the workshop, but can also be used to get 10% off of Katie’s new book “Drawing Cute With Katie Cook” on the day of the event!

As if this event could get any cooler, ticket proceeds will be donated to our pals over at 826 Michigan! So what are you waiting for? Secure your spot today!

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

MI – Night Business Signing

Benjamin Marra appears at Vault of Midnight on Saturday, December 9th at 2:00 PM to sign Night Business from Fantagraphics.

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

MI – Local Creators Showcase

Press Release:

Vault of Midnight rings in Local Comic Shop Day on Saturday, November 18, 2017 by celebrating our local artists! Stop by the shop to meet these local creators and stock up on handmade comics, zines, prints, stickers and more for the holidays.

11:00 – 12:30pm: Justin Bartz & Randy Stewart
1:00 – 2:30pm: Sarah Wood & Kenny Porter
3:00 – 4:30pm: Frankie Johnson & Rayne Klar 

JUSTIN BARTZ
Meet Justin Bartz, co-creator of the dark and thrilling series, Project Shadow Breed: In the new millennia, SinTech, a private government contract corporation, began developing a serum to turn ordinary soldiers into werewolves. In 2014, they created the first “wolf pack” of soldiers. What they didn’t expect to create was Marrok.

RANDY STEWART
Randy Stewart is an indie comic book artist & illustrator with a love for storytelling and collaboration. Randy has worked on projects stemming from fantasy art to crime drama and recently completed a chapter of the fantasy epic Scavengers. His inspirations include Paul Pope, Frank Miller, and Sean Gordon Murphy.

SARAH WOOD
Sarah Wood is an artist, writer, graphic designer, and aspiring gamemaker. Author of SarahLife, Anxiety as a Comfort, BPD Blues, and more.

KENNY PORTER
Kenny Porter is a professional writer living in West Michigan. He recently published an original graphic novel, Barnstormers, which follows the adventures of blue-collar monster hunters Roscoe, Anna, and Clyde.

FRANKIE JOHNSON
A non-binary illustrator from Grand Rapids, MI who makes comics, zines, and other sweet things. They are mainly found scribbling in a sketchbook or playing Animal Crossing.

RAYNE KLAR
Rayne Klar is 25 year old queer artist with a BFA in Illustration from Grand Valley State University. They are an illustrator, comic artist, and merch maker. Their personal work focuses on queer culture, fantasy, punk rock, bedroom culture and the DIY Ethic.

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Vault of Midnight
95 Monroe Center Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-776-9013

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 – DMC Signing

Press Release:

Vault of Midnight Detroit is more than excited to host multi-platinum recording artist, hip hop pioneer, and founding member of Run-DMC, Darryl McDaniels! Saturday August 26th, Darryl McDaniels will be in-store at Vault of Midnight Detroit from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm signing copies of his critically praised graphic novel “DMC”, which features art and writing from legendary creators such as Sal Buscema, Bill Sienkiewicz, David Walker, Greg Pak, and more.

And man, that is not all. McDaniels himself will be judging a break dancing competition at the shop, the winner of which will receive two tickets to see Run DMC perform live at Chene Park on August 27th!

This is an opportunity you will not want to miss. Show up early and don’t miss this chance to meet genuine hip-hop royalty at Vault of Midnight!

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Vault of Midnight
1226 Library Street, Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 481-2165

MI – Curse Words Van Tour Signing

Writer Charles Soule (Daredevil, Letter 44, Poe Dameron) and artist Ryan Browne (God Hates Astronauts) appear at Vault of Midnight on Sunday, August 13th from 2:00 till 5:00 PM signing and selling the Curse Words Van Tour EXCLUSIVE hardcover from Image Comics! 

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Vault of Midnight
95 Monroe Center Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-776-9013

MI – GWAR Orgasmageddon Signing

Artist Scott Wygmans appears at Vault of Midnight on Saturday, June 10th from 1:00 – 3:00 PM to sign copies of his Gwar: Orgasmageddon #1 variant cover.

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Vault of Midnight
95 Monroe Center Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-776-9013

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