Tuesday, October 31st
San Jose, CA 6-9 PM — SLG WAREHOUSE OF HORROR
This year, the public is invited to witness the spectacle of the SLG WAREHOUSE OF HORROR as we open our doors to the public and make a grand party out of things. In addition to the spooks and haunts, our lobby gallery will have new art on the wall for you to gander at, including some original art by Roman Dirge and the original page of Jhonen Vasquez’s very first Filler Bunny strip. Creators in attendance include Mike Moss, artist of SLG’s Haunted Mansion comic book and series editor and writer Dan Vado.
The SLG Warehouse of Horror will take place in the massive SLG Office/Warehouse Megaplex located at 577 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA 95159. The Haunting takes place from 6-9 PM and is FREE!
Wednesday, November 1
Portland, Maine at 7:00 PM—Scott McCloud at Maine College of Art
Scott McCloud’s one and only Making Comics tour stop in the state of Maine! The lecture will take place in the Baxter Building, 619 Congress Street.
New York, NY at 7 pm — Greace Reading Series:
Girly Stories, Teenage Diaries, and Other Marvels of Women’s Graphic Fiction
Allison Cole: author of Never Ending Summer.
& Lauren Weinstein: author of Girl Stories and Notes from Vineyland.
Guest Curated by: Ariel Bordeaux, At Mo Pitkin’s, 34 Ave. A, between East 2nd and 3rd streets.
Thursday, November 2nd
San Francisco, CA at 7:00 PM–Ralph Steadman at the Park Branch Library
Ralph Steadman gives a talk and presents a slideshow for his new book “The Show’s Over”, remarkable collaboration that documented the turbulent 70s, and details a friendship filled with both betrayal and understanding. This event will take place at the Park Branch Library (1833 Page Street) in San Francisco. Note– Ralph Steadman will not be able to sign books or autographs at this event.
Los Angeles, CA at 7:30 PM–Drew Friedman at Skylight Books .
Drew Friedman will be discussing and signing his new book, Old Jewish Comedians, at Skylight Book(1818 N. Vermont Avenue).
Saturday, November 4th
Guelph, ON from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM –Stuart Immonen, Cameron Stewart, J. Torres, Eric Kim, and Chip Zdarsky are at the Dragon (3 Wyndham St. North)
New York, NY at 7PM – Grace Reading Series “Graphic Lit Fest Comix Slam” at Bluestockings, 72 Allen Street between Stanton and Rivington
Join the Grace Reading Series for an open mike celebration of the intense, hilarious, visceral and sublime qualities that women bring to the medium of comics. Women cartoonists are invited to perform whatever they wish – readings? music? belly dancing? – and the readers who love them are invited to speak out in praise of their power and charms. Browse a great selection of books and comics by women cartoonists, and get books signed by some of the best artists working in comics today. Slated to appear: Megan Kelso, Fly, Gabrielle Bell, Lauren Weinstein, Allison Cole, Sara Edward-Corbett, Heidi MacDonald and more.
Sunday, November 5th
New York, NY at 7:30 PM —Graphic Novels: Traditions and Trends The 92nd St Y is hosting a panel with Art Spiegelman, Joann Sfar, Jessica Abel and Mark Siegel, with Leonard Lopate moderating. Tickets cost $25.
Monday, November 6th
New York, NY at 7:00 PM
Tom DeFalco, Peter Sanderson, Dan Wallace will be signing copies of the Marvel Encyclopedia at Barnes and Noble in Chelsea (22nd St. and 6th Ave.)
New York, NY — MoCCA Monday, Adaptation
Moderated by David Saylor (director of Scholastic’s Graphix imprint), this panel explores the phenomenon of graphic novel adaptations. Creators Ernie Colon (The 9/11 Report), Tim Hamilton (Treasure Island), George O’Connor (Journey Into Mohawk Country), and R. Sikoryak (“Dostoyevsky Comics,” “Crypt of Bronte,” “Good Ol’ Gregor Brown,” and more for the anthologies Drawn & Quarterly, RAW, Hotwire), discuss what went into their personal projects as well as their thoughts on the value of adaptations.