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To Do: February 23 – 28

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San Francisco’s Wonder Con is the big event this weekend, along with Florida’s MegaCon, but there’s plenty of other comic events across the country all week long. Take a look!

Monday, February 23

Columbus, OH, 11 AM – 12:30 PMTara McPherson at CCAD

Illustrator Tara McPherson (FABLES: 1001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL) will present at Columbus College of Art & Design’s Canzani Center Auditorium.


Tuesday, February 24

New York, NY, 8 PMComic Book Club featuring C.B. Cebulski and Porter Mason

This week’s installment of the live comic book talk show at the Peoples’ Improv Theatre features writer C.B. Cebulski (EX INFERNUS) and Porter Mason (BASSIST WANTED). Admission is $5.


Wednesday, February 25

Mesa, AZ, 1 PM – 4 PMErik Larsen and Rob Liefeld at Atomic Comics

Image Comics co-founders Erik Larsen (SAVAGE DRAGON) and Rob Liefeld (YOUNGBLOOD) make a joint signing appearance at the Mesa branch of Atomic Comics to promote new issues of their comics featuring funny book sales juggernaut Barack Obama.


Wednesday, February 25

Berkeley, CA, 6 PM – 8 PMChris Giarrusso at Comic Relief

Cartoonist Chris Giarrusso will be signing at Berkeley retailer Comic Relief to celebrate the release of MINI MARVELS: SECRET INVASION, the newest digest featuring his cuddly send-ups of Marvel’s superheroes.


Friday, February 27

San Francisco, CA, 8 PM – 11 PMCartoon Art Museum’s WonderCon Weekend Party

The Cartoon Art Museum‘s WonderCon party is also the opening reception for their exhibition featuring The Art of Stan Sakai: Celebrating 25 Years of USAGI YOJIMBO, which runs through July 5. Sakai will be a special guest at the party, along with WATCHMEN artist Dave Gibbons and other WonderCon featured artists. Admission is on a sliding scale from $10 to $35 dollars, with guests encouraged to contribute whatever they can to support the museum.


Saturday, February 28

New York, NY, 4:30 PMMarjane Satrapi and Chris Ware at the Festival of New French Writing

Comics vanguards Marjane Satrapi (PERSEPOLIS) and Chris Ware (JIMMY CORRIGAN) will appear in conversation at New York’s Festival of New French Writing, which pairs French-speaking writers with relevant American authors for a series of moderated discussions. The festival is free and open to the public, and simultaneous translation in both languages will be available.

Posted by Aaron Humphrey

  1. My 7-year-old son just loves Mini-Marvels. I really wish they’d make it a monthly, combine it with Franklin Richards if that’s what it takes to get it out every 30 days. I like the digests because they’re affordable but they reduce the lettering too much (can’t they go just a tad bigger- it seems small even for a digest).

  2. Ohio Ohio Ohio, everyone goes to Ohio to speak, Paul Pope, Tara Mcpherson, etc…everyone skips over Michigan-Detroit (same with lots of bands, skipping from Ohio to Canada). Its not like cars ALWAYS get stolen when people come visit.

  3. Yeah – everyone jump on the ‘put Obama on the cover’ bandwagon.

    And let’s see how quickly it gets old.

    Jeez, give Liefeld a inch of tracing paper and a news photo of Obama and he’ll walk a mile.

    ~

    Coat

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