More to do today: Greensboro, Chicago and Philly

There’s some good parties being thrown down East of the Mississippi today … Acme Comics in Greensboro, NC is hosting an all-day signing party featuring a cavalcade of kids-friendly comics creators, including Chris Giarrusso (G-MAN, MINI-MARVELS), writer Gregg Schigel and artist Jacob Chabot (X-BABIES), Art Baltazar (PATRICK THE WOLF BOY, TINY TITANS), and Brian Smith […]

To do today in California and Omaha

Johnny Ryan and Marc Bell face off for a signing at FAMILY, the Los Angeles comics/bookstore run by KRAMERS ERGOT mastermind Sammy Harkham! Bell will be doing another signing on Friday in New York at Desert Island… that is, if he emerges intact! Meanwhile, in San Francisco, writer and Dark Horse editor supreme Scott Allie […]

To do this week: John Porcellino on tour

This week marks one full month on the road for KING-CAT COMICS cartoonist John Porcellino, who is continuing the promo tour for his new book, MAP OF MY HEART, with four stops across four Midwestern states: Tues. Oct. 20, 2009; 12:15 PM – Palatine IL Harper College Building I, Rm. 115 1200 W. Algonquin Rd, […]

To Do: October 12 – 18, 2009

With both APE and Wizard’s Big Apple Comic Con on this weekend, it’s another big week for comics. Further inland, John Porcellino’s tour heats up, and there are THREE separate Darwyn Cooke events. Plus Pixar animators show up at the Shultz Museum, a Marc Bell exhibition opens in NY, James Jean and MORE! Monday, October […]

To Do: October 1 – October 4

The first few days of October are sort of a time of transition from SPX to Mid-Ohio-Con and the Long Beach Comic Con, with lots of cartoonists on the road, either migrating from Bethesda or to one of the bigger cons. As usual, there’s plenty going on that’s worth your time. Check it out, and […]

To Do: September 21 – 27

SPX! New York Anime Fest! Chuckfest! It’s a busy week, with lots of creators on tour, and some must-attend events, whatever part of the country you live in. Check it out: Tuesday, September 22 Fairfax, VA, 3 PM – Adam Besenyodi at Fall for the Book Festival Author Adam Besenyodi will discuss his new book […]

To Do: September 14 – September 20

As usual, there’s lots happening this week, with conventions in Chicago and Montreal, Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson on tour to support BEASTS OF BURDEN, and cartoonists like Keith Knight, Paul Karasik, Peter Kuper, Josh Neufeld all making appearances on the west coast. Plus more! Read on… Tuesday, September 15 New York, NY, 8 PM […]

To Do: September 7 – September 13

Labor Day just marks the beginning of another week of great comics events, though this week they’re mostly centred on the East Coast. Sunday’s Brooklyn Book Festival in particular looks to be a must-attend event. Here’s what’s coming up: Tuesday, September 8 Brookline, MA, 7 PM – Josh Neufeld at Brookline Booksmith Brooklyn-based cartoonist (A […]

To Do: August 4 – August 9

Wednesday, August 5 Los Angeles, CA, 6 PM – 10 PM – Tyrese Gibson’s Mayhem at Meltdown Comics Actor, singer, comics writer and hype machine Tyrese Gibson and the rest of the creative team of his new comic book, MAYHEM, Mike Le, Will Wilson, and Tone Rodriguez, will make a signing apperance at L.A. retailer […]

TO DO: Monday July 20 – Sunday July 27

Believe it or not, there are FIVE comic book shows spread across USA this week, although arguably only one that matters. But even though all eyes will be on San Diego, there’s a smattering of other interesting stuff going on this week as well. Read on! Monday, July 20 Ann Arbor, MI, 6 PM – […]