Despite the encroaching holidays, there are still a few cool and groovy comical events taking place in the next few days — check one out in YOUR neighborhood!
Tuesday, December 12th
San Francisco, CA from 7-9PM “Draw Me a Possum, 63 Ever-Lovin’ Blue-Eyed Years of Pogo” at the Cartoon Art Museum
Mark Burstein, Scott Daley and Steve Leialoha discuss Walt Kelly’s Pogo. Rarely seen book and original artwork will be shown during the presentation.
Wednesday, December 13th
Chandler, AZ from 5-8PM Seth Green and Hugh Sterbakov at Atomic Comics Chandler Fashion Center
Seth Green (Family Guy, Robot Chicken) and Hugh Sterbakov (Freshmen, Robot Chicken) will be promoting their new release Freshmen II. Copies of Freshmen Vol 1 TP, Freshmen II #1, and Freshmen II #2 will be available for purchase at the Atomic Comics Chandler Fashion Center (3155 West Chandler Blvd).
Friday, December 15th
New York, NY at 7PM Abby Denson and Shannon O’Leary at Bluestockings
Come get your books signed by Abby Denson (Tough Love: High School Confidential) and Shannon O’Leary (editor of Pet Noir: A Comic Book Anthology of Strange but True Pet Crimes) at Bluestockings (172 Allen Street.)
New York, NY from 6-8PM Molly Crabapple at Jim Hanley’s Universe
The book promo continues into this week! Molly Crabapple will be signing copies of Dr. Sketchy’s Official Rainy Day Coloring Book and will also be giving an illustration demo with model Lady J. The event is free and there will be cupcakes (also free!). Jim Hanley’s is located at 4 W 33rd St.
Saturday, December 16th
Seattle, WA at 6:00PM Peter Bagge and Ellen Forney at Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery
Artists Peter Bagge and Ellen Forney will be signing books and presenting a multimedia slide show at the Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery (1201 S. Vale Street, at Airport Way). The slide show will include animation by Peter Bagge and Forney will be doing her “acclaimed multimedia performance of I LOVE LED ZEPPELIN” Both artists currently have art up the Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery Exhibition “30 Years of Misfit Lit.”. The event is free.
North Syracuse, NY at 2PM Tamora Pierce and Timothy Liebe at Comix Zone
Writers Tamora Pierce and Timothy Liebe will be signing copies of Marvel’s White Tiger and Terrier at Comix Zone. (628 South Main Street) Call (315) 452-1037 for more information.
Washington, DC at 3:30PM Abby Denson and Shannon O’Leary at Big Planet Comics Georgetown
Abby Denson and Shannon O’Leary continue their book promo and signing tour at Big Planet Comics Georgetown (3145 Dumbarton St. NW ).
Sunday, December 17th
Philadelphia, PA at 3PM Abby Denson and Shannon O’Leary at Robin’s Bookstore
Abby Denson and Shannon O’Leary wrap up their book promo tour in Philly. Robin’s Bookstore is located at 108 S. 13th St.
[Listings compiled by Cindy Arias]