Archie Comics Literacy Tour

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Press Release:

Archie Comics’ Comic Book Fairs in Partnership with Fandom Advisory Network  is taking a road trip across America! The Archie Comics Literacy Tour is a celebration of Archie’s storied 70 year history and a mission to promote literacy and learning through comic books. Starting at this years Comic Con in San Diego, Archie will drive across country and stop off at comic book stores, children’s bookstores, museums, and schools to run creative workshops and champion the legacy of Archie Comics through new titles and restorations of their older ones ( Archie: A Celebration of America’s Favorite Teenager). Comic Book Fairs, a division of Archie Comics, built on the mission to advocate comic books in education, will be working with schools and comic books stores to build strong connections within their community to establish Archie Comics as a learning tool for educators. We at Archie feel that comic books can be a great conduit to literacy and academic concepts, especially for reluctant readers. 

The Literacy Tour will be a great trip not just for us, but for our fans past, present, and future.

Below are the places and dates you can find us this summer. Would love to see you there!

David Rojas
Director of Education
Archie Comics

TOUR SCHEDULE

Wednesday, July 27th – O.C., CA

Comics Unlimited
16344 Beach Boulevard,Westminster, CA 92683-7857

1pm-4pm

Friday, July 29th – Los Angeles, CA

Golden Apple Comics
7018 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 9003

1pm-4pm

Saturday, July 30th – Santa Cruz, CA

Atlantis Fantasy World
1020 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3828

11am-7pm

Wed, August 3rd – San Jose, CA

Hicklebees Children’s Books
1378 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125

1pm-4pm

Saturday, August 6th – San Francisco, CA

Comixexperience
305 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94117

1pm-4pm

Sunday, August 7th- San Francisco, CA

National Cartoon Museum Archie Exhibit
655 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

11am-5pm

Wednesday, August 10th- Ashland, OR

Treehouse Children’s Books
15 North Main Street, Ashland, OR 97520-2725

1pm-4pm

Thursday, August 11th – Douglas County- OR

Douglas County Fair
2110 SW Frear Street, Roseburg, OR 97471

8am-4pm

Saturday, August 13th – Portland, OR

Bridge City Comics
3725 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland, OR 97227-1158

1pm-4pm

Wednesday, August 17th – Boise, ID

Captain Comics
710 South Vista Avenue, Boise, ID 83705-1713

1pm-4pm

Saturday, August 20th – Salt Lake City, UT

Night Flight Comics
210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City

1pm-4pm

Sunday, August 21st – Boulder, CO

Time Warp Comics
3105 28th Street, Boulder, CO 80301

1pm-4pm

Monday, August 22nd -Denver, CO

Denver Children’s Hospital
1830 Franklin Street, Denver, 80218, CO

1pm-4pm 

Saturday, August 27th Ames, IA

Mayhem Comics
2532 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014-7218

1pm-4pm

Tuesday, August 30th , Minneapolis MN

Wild Rumpus Children’s Bookstore
2720 W 43rd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55410

1pm-4pm

Wednesday, August 31st – St Paul, MN

Mickey’s Diner
1950 7th Street West, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55116

11am-3pm 

Saturday, September 3rd , Chicago, IL

Magic Tree Bookstore
141 North Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60301-1303

1pm-4pm

Thursday, September, 8th, Virginia, VA

Virginia Public Schools
34 Wine Street, Hampton, VA 23669-4046

8am-3pm

Friday- Sunday September 9th- 11th -  VA

Virginia Bay Days
34 Wine Street, Hampton, VA 23669-4046

9am-4pm

Wednesday-Friday, September 14th- 16th- Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh Propel Charter Schools
340 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205-4620

9am-4pm

Saturday, September 17th -PA

Mifflinburg Auto Show
10770 Old Turnpike Rd, Mifflinburg, 17844 PA

7am-8pm

Sunday, September 18th- Pittsburgh, PA

Toonseum
945 Liberty Avenue #1, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3729

10am-3pm

Wednesday, September 21st – Baltimore, MD

City Springs School
100 South Caroline Street, Baltimore, MD 21231-1703

9am-3pm

Saturday, Sept 24th , Baltimore, MD

Geppi Museum
301 West Camden Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2434

Wednesday, September 28th – RI

The Learning Community
21 Lincoln Avenue, Central Falls, RI 02863-2012

9am-3pm

Thursday, September 29th-  RI

Kingston Hill Academy
850 Stony Fort Rd, Saunderstown, RI 02874

9am-3pm

Saturday, October 1st – RI

Barrington Books
184 County Road, Barrington, RI 02806-4529

1pm-4pm

Friday – Saturday , October 7th -8th- D.C.

826
3233 14TH ST. NW, Washington, DC 20010
9am-4pm

Wednesday, October 12th -NYC

Amber Charter School
220 East 106th Street, New York

9am-3pm

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Wednesday, September  9 @ 7:00 PM

MYSTERIOUS GALAXY BOOKS 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. #302 San Diego, CA  92111

Thursday, September 10 @ 7:00 PM

BARNES & NOBLE 7881 Edinger Avenue Huntington Beach, CA  92647

Saturday, September 12 @ 2:00 PM

POWELL’S BOOKS AT CEDAR HILLS CROSSING 3415 SW Cedar Hills Crossing Beaverton, OR  97005

Saturday, September 12 @ 7:00 PM

BARNES & NOBLE 12000 SE 82nd Ave. Portland, OR  97266

Sunday, September 13 @ 12:30 PM

A Children’s Place 4807 NE Fremont St. Portland, OR  97213

Monday, September 14 @ 7:00 PM

Third Place Books 17171 Bothell Way NE Seattle, WA  98155

Tuesday, September 15 @ 7:00 PM

BORDERS 16549 NE 74th St. Redmond, WA  98052

Wednesday, September 16 @ 6:30 PM

WILD RUMPUS 2720 W. 43rd Minneapolis, MN  55410

Saturday, September 26

NATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL, WASHINGTON, DC
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Sunday, September 27 @ 1:00 PM

Politics & Prose 5015 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC  20008

Monday, September 28 @ 6:00 PM

BLUE MANATEE CHILDREN’S BOOKSTORE 3054 Madison Rd. Cincinnati, OH  45208

Tuesday, September 29 @ 7:00 PM

JOSEPH-BETH BOOKSELLERS CINCINNATI Rockwood Pavilion 2692 Madison Road Cincinnati, OH  45208

Wednesday, September 30 @ 6:30 PM

ANDERSON’S EVENT AT TIVOLI THEATER 5021 Highland Ave. Downers Grove, IL  60515

Thursday, October 1 @ 4:00 PM

THE BOOKSTALL AT CHESTNUT COURT 811 Elm St. Winnetka, IL  60093