To Do: Comics events for CAB and elsewhere with Kitchen, Sattouf, Griffith and more

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It’s a busy week for comics event in NYC, with Comic Arts Brooklyn this weekend. Here’s the official list of CAB events and some other events taking place from tonight onwards: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 11 AM to 7 PM: Book Sales and Signings Mt. Carmel Gymnasium 13 Havemeyer St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn – Free – Saturday’s […]

To Do: Seth’s “Nothing Lasts” exhibit at Adam Baumgold

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If you know anything of the work of Canadian cartoonist Seth, you know that him giving an exhibit of his art the gloomy title “Nothing Lasts” is quite appropriate. But it should be lovely. Details and a preview here.. Bonus daily showing of Seth’s Dominiom an award winning documentary about the artist by Luc Chamberland that was produced by the National Film Board of Canada.

TO DO: Talk and signing The Art of Alfredo Alcala – Secret Teachings of a Comic Book Master tomorrow at JHU

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Tomorrow night from 6-8 I’ll be doing my first book signing in 20 years! And it’s for the same book! Dover has rereleased The Art of Alfredo Alcala – Secret Teachings of a Comic Book Master in a handsome and affordable new edition. And I’ll be singing it tomorrow, 10/21 at JHU Comics. JHU Comic […]

NYCC ’15: Boom announces panels and creators

Boom is kicking off NYCC with a signing at Forbidden Planet Thursday, October 7 from 7-9pm (NYCC badge NOT required), featuring the following creators (additional creators may be announced): Brooke Allen (Lumberjanes) Frank Barbiere (Broken World, Black Market) Matthew Daley (Lantern City) Michael Dialynas (The Woods) Eryk Donovan (Cognetic, Memetic) Brian Joines (Imagine Agents) Simon Spurrier […]

SDCC ’15: KFC Goes Nerdy with their Colonel Campaign

Meet the Colonels: Vampire, Werewolf, Unicorn, Alien, Spaceman, Japanese Pop Idol, Furry.

By Nick Eskey In what can only be considered a bold marketing move, KFC is making their presence known at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. The campaign is in large geared towards infusing humor to the already established brand, featuring plugs in popular media and visuals in public settings. It officially kicked off in May […]

Valiant and Twitter team to livestream announcements next week

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Valiant is getting in on the Bay Area comics announcements train with an event next Tuesday that will be live streamed via Periscope Twitter’s live streaming app straight from Twitter HQ. #ValiantSummit, as is hashtagged will feature Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH, X-O MANOWAR), Jen Van Meter (THE DEATH-DEFYING DR. MIRAGE), Valiant CEO & Chief […]

SDCC and San Diego Public Library announce the Art of Comic-Con exhibit

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While the San Diego Convention Center expansion looks to be dead in the water, Comic-Con International isn’t stopping on its moves to expand the footprint of the convention by expanding to other venues. Last year a couple of SDCC events were held at the San Diego Public Library, and this year the library will host […]

Hugo Pratt: Artist as Adventurer now at the Society of Illustrators

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I’ve been raving about all the great comics art that was up at the Society of Illustrators during April for the MoCCA fest, but they’re not stopping with Alt.Comix, Little Nemo and Craig Yoe. The new exhibit is a show of Hugo Pratt art. The creator of Corto Maltese is one of the all time great comics illustrators and this sounds like a must see. The show runs until June 13th, so get on down!

Mini Con War: MoCCA Festival vs East Coast Comicon

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Actually not a con war, but a curiosity of scheduling with both the MoCCA Festival and Crucial Entertainment East Coast Comicon in the Meadowlands both scheduled for this weekend. When I originally heard about the scheduling I was told that it had all been worked out and there was no beef, but it’s still unfortunate […]