Legendary X-Men writer Chris Claremont appears at Dr. Comics on Sunday September 29, 2013 from 12:00pm until 6:00pm. Come get your favourite X-Men, Wolverine, and Excalibur comic book titles signed at the store and have your picture taken with the X-Men of Toronto group.
Chris Claremont writes both comics and prose. His initial unbroken 17-year run on Marvel Comics’ Uncanny X-Men is the stuff of industry legend. The story arc “Dark Phoenix,” with its radical treatment of the story’s central character, paved the way for the reinterpretation of superhero mythos throughout the comics industry. His work is lauded for its anti-prejudice themes, and groundbreaking inclusion of minorities as heroes. With artist Frank Miller he created the Wolverine graphic novel that serves as the foundation for the forthcoming movie “The Wolverine” starring Hugh Jackman. His X-Men story arc “Days of Future Past” is the source material for the X-Men movie of the same title coming July 2014. Although best known for his work on Marvel Comic’s X-Men series, more on the way.
44 Kensington Avenue, 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2J9
Big WOW! ComicFest is thrilled to make our first guest announcement for the 2014 show, and it is a big one; Mike Mignola will be one of our Featured Guests next May!
Mike Mignola is best known as the multiple award-winning creator, writer, and artist of “B.P.R.D.” and “Hellboy,” but has fostered several other projects like “The Amazing Screw-On Head” and “Baltimore” with Christopher Golden. Although he began working as a professional cartoonist in the early 1980s, drawing ‘a little bit of everything for just about everybody’ – including characters like Batman and Wolverine – he was also a production designer on the Disney film “Atlantis: The Lost Empire.” Mignola also acted as a visual consultant to Guillermo del Toro on “Blade 2″ and the film versions of Hellboy, which were broadly adapted by del Toro from the original comic series. Mike Mignola currently lives in southern California with his wife, daughter, and cat.
Big Wow! ComicFest – The Original Artist Friendly Convention – returns to San Jose May 17th & 18th, 2014, bringing two great days of Comic Book, Anime/Manga, Art, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming and Cosplay FUN! Many of the country’s best vendors of all things cool and collectible will tempt your wallets with the perfect gifts for Geek, Fans and True Collectors, everywhere! Big Wow! ComicFest is the Only Major Comics Event in the San Francisco Bay Area this Year.
Gregg Hurwitz signs at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Saturday September 7, 2013 at 2:30 pm!
Daniel Brasher finds warnings in his office mail, to people the police cannot track down, who become victims to brutal murders. Daniel’s efforts to protect these people have alerted the killer to his involvement and next he gets a threat of his own. Now, with the clock ticking, Daniel must somehow appease, or outwit, a seemingly unstoppable killer.
About the Author
Gregg Hurwitz is the international bestselling author of 12 thrillers. He has also written comics for Marvel (Wolverine, Punisher) and DC (Batman, Penguin) and produced and written screenplays for film and television (ABC’s V, Expulsion spec script to Warner Bros, and many more). He recently announced that he will be developing his Tim Rackley books for TNT/Sony. Gregg resides in Los Angeles.
Mysterious Galaxy Books
7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111
Writer Gregg Hurwitz goes on tour next week to promote his new thriller Tell No Lies.
August 17th, 5:30pm: Scottsdale, AZ - The Poisoned Pen - Talk and Signing
August 20th, 7:00 pm: Houston, TX – Murder by the Book - Book Launch
August 22nd, 7:00 pm: Brentwood, CA - Diesel - LA Book Launch Party
August 26th, 6:30 pm: Chicago, IL - Tuscan Market Book Club - Featured Author
August 28th, 7:00 pm: Strongsville, OH – Cuyahoga Public Library - Talk and Signing
September 7th, 10:00am: Orange, CA - Book Carnival - Signing
September 7th, 11:00am: Huntington Beach, CA - Mystery Ink - Signing
September 7th at 3:00pm: San Diego, CA - Mysterious Galaxy - Talk and Signing
September 11th, 7:00 pm: Berkeley, CA - Janet Rudolph’s Literary Salon - Featured Author
September 12th, 7:00pm: Palo Alto, CA - Books Inc. - Talk and Signing
September 14th, 2:00pm: San Jose, CA - Barnes and Noble - Talk and Signing
Len Wein, creator of Wolverine, signs at Big Red Comics in Buena Park Mall on Saturday August 10, 2013 from noon till 3:00 pm!
Big Red Comics
8289 on the Mall 6261A, Buena Park, CA 90620
Author Charlie Huston signs at Vroman’s Bookstore on Saturday August 3rd at 4:00 pm!
695 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101
Author Charlie Huston signs at Murder By the Book on Thursday July 25, 2013 at 6:30pm!
Murder By The Book
2342 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77098
Pay attention very closely: There’s a mystery here even Wolverine hasn’t sniffed out yet.
When Wolverine finds himself the bargaining chip in a hostage situation, he must make a decision that will follow him forever literally! How can a berserker fight what he can’t see? And how far will he go to assert his humanity in the face of the unknown? Guest-starring Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.! Then, Wolverine must track down a boy on a deadly rampage before he does the unthinkable! How will Logan defeat an enemy with no permanent body to slash and claw? And what does the Watcher have to do with all this?
Find out when superstars Paul Cornell (Captain Britain And MI13, Doctor Who, Action Comics) and Alan Davis (Avengers, Clandestine, Excalibur, Uncanny X-Men) take on the Wolverine!
Paul Cornell is a writer of SF/F in prose, television and comics. He’s written Wolverine for Marvel, Superman and Batman for DC, and is the creator of Saucer Country for Vertigo. His first urban fantasy novel, London Falling, is out from Tor.
Forbidden Planet London Megastore
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR
Mystery writers Charlie Huston (Skinner) and Kirk Russell (Redback) come together on Friday July 26th at 7:30pm for an evening of readings and discussion in conjunction with the 2013 Mystery Writers Conference.
51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA 94925
Writer Greg Rucka appears at Beach Ball Comics on
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 Wednesday, September 18, 2013 beginning at 5:00pm to sign LAZARUS, the new creator-owned series from Image Comics!
Please note: artist Michael Lark will not appear as previously announced.
Beach Ball Comics
3024 W Ball Rd Ste G, Anaheim, CA 92804