Behold this week’s cornucopia of comics events!

This week is slightly lighter than usual, but that just gives us all more time to be thankful for this year’s great comics. There’s still plenty to do and see, including appearances by James Jean, Bruce Campbell and Gerard Way, and much much more …

Tuesday, November 25

New York, NY, 5 PM – 7 PMFantastic Fiction II at Books of Wonder


Holly Black (THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES) will be one of six young adult authors on hand to introduce their new books at New York’s oldest and largest children’s book store. Black’s new book happens to be a graphic novel, THE GOOD NEIGHBORS, which is illustrated by Ted Naifeh.

Tuesday, November 25

Toronto, ON, 6:30 PMMaurice Vellekoop’s PIN-UPS launch


Toronto retailer The Beguiling celebrates the launch of Maurice Vellekoop’s book of gay pinups with a gallery show, presentation for the book, and music to boot. Free and open to the public, ages 18 and up.

Check out the rest of the week after the break!

Tuesday, November 25

New York, NY, 8 PMMarc Bernardin at Comic Book Club

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This installment of the weekly live comic book talk show will feature hosts Justin Typer, Pete LaPage and Alex Zalben chatting to Marc Bernardin, author of THE HIGHWAYMEN and MONSTER ATTACK NETWORK at the People’s Improv Theatre. Admission is $5.

Friday, November 28

Los Angeles, CA, 8 PMGerard Way at Golden Apple


UMBRELLA ACADEMY writer and (My Chemical Romance frontman) Gerard Way will sign comics at Golden Apple‘s Los Angeles location to promote the new Umbrella Academy series.

Friday, November 28

Chicago, IL, 7 PM, 9:30 PM and MidnightBruce Campbell presents My Name is Bruce


Mr. Campbell himself will appear at each of the three showings of his new film at Chicago’s Century Centre Theatre, answering questions after the 7 PM and 9 PM screenings and introducing the midnight screening.

Friday, November 28

Montreal, QC, 7 PMPOHADKY Launch Party


Drawn & Quarterly’s book store will be hosting the launch party for Marek Colek and Pat Shewchuk’s new book POHADKY in the Petits Livres series. Free and open to the public.

Saturday, November 29

Alhambra, CA, 8 PM – 10 PMJames Jean at Gallery Nucleus


James Jean will be L.A.’s Gallery Nucleus to greet fans and sign copies of his new XOXO HUGS AND KISSES postcards book, and the new collection of his FABLES covers. Refreshments provided. Free and open to the public.

Sunday, November 30

New York, NY, 7 PM – 9 PMGraphic Novelists at KGB Bar

Jonathan Ames (THE ALCOHOLIC), Dean Haspiel (BILLY DOGMA), Sarah Glidden (HOW TO UNDERSTAND ISREAL IN 60 DAYS OR LESS), Tom Hart (HUTCH OWEN) and Matthew Thurber (1-800-MICE) will read from and show their latest comix as part of the KGB Bar’s Sunday Night Fiction series. Free and open to the public

Posted by Aaron Humphrey


  1. How come Vellekoop’s show is only for those 18 and up? Gay pin-ups, excellent, I’m going to get copies for all of my family for Christmas.

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