[Yes this is our first attempt at being a little more organized about events listings. It’s definitely a work in progress, so please, hold your applause. And still way to NY-centric, but we’re working on that.]
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th
Boston, MA: Scott McCloud at Northeastern U.
When: Tuesday, September 26, 2006, 6:00 PM
Where: Northeastern University’s Blackman Theatre, 360 Huntington Avenue
A book signing will immediately follow McCloud’s talk.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th
— Toronto, ON : J. Torres Signs Ninja Scroll #1 at the Beguiling. Wednesday, September 27th from 5pm-7pm at The Beguiling, 601 Markham Street, Toronto
FREE. All attendees will receive a FREE 8 page preview of the upcoming DEGRASSI graphic novel.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th
— New York, NY: Opening reception of “FANTAGRAPHICS 1976 – 2006” at the Society of Illustrators in New York. This massive art exhibition features over 100 original pieces by dozens of authors published by Fantagraphics over the last 30 years, including Daniel Clowes, Gilbert Hernandez, Jaime Hernandez, Chris Ware, Peter Bagge, Jim Woodring, Joe Sacco, Carol Tyler, Ivan Brunetti, Tony Millionaire, Roberta Gregory, Bill Griffith, Richard Sala, Bob Fingerman, Steve Brodner, David B., Kim Deitch, Al Columbia, Drew Friedman, Kaz, Frank Frazetta (!) and many others. It will be an amazing show, with many iconic pieces from Fantagraphics’ history.
OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, September 28th, 5:30 – 8:00PM
EXHIBITION: September 27th through October 21, 2006
WHERE: Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10021
Tuesday 10 – 8, Wed-Fri 10 – 5, Sat 12 – 4
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th
—New York, NY: Marisa Marchetto signs CANCER VIXEN, 7:00 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway @ 82nd Street, New York, NY 10024. Talk, Q&A and booksigning.
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30th
–New York, NY Nog a Dod opening
Reception: Saturday, September 30, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Show: September 30 – October 25th
Curated by Marc Bell and Dan Nadel for PictureBox Inc.
Giant Robot Gallery, 437 East 9th Street, New York, New York 10009 (212) 674-GRNY (4769)