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The Fletcher Hanks Experience at Politics & Prose
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Paul KarasikFletcher Hanksevents 13 Oct 2009 4:36 PM

You Shall Die by Your Own Evil Creation!

District of Columbians! This Sunday Oct. 18 at 5 PM at Politics & Prose, Paul Karasik presents "The Fletcher Hanks Experience!" a multimedia extravaganza narrated by Fletcher Hanks, Jr.! Buy a copy of You Shall Die By Your Own Evil Creation!, get it signed with a sketch, and get a free Fletcher Hanks coloring book (with a super cool cover by Mr. Charles Burns). More info here; RSVP on Facebook here.

More Prison Pit Party Pics
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Johnny RyanFantagraphics Bookstoreevents 12 Oct 2009 5:22 PM

Jonas Seaman was there at the Johnny Ryan Prison Pit opening/signing/performance and contacted us to share his large and impressive set of photos from the event. Amazing stuff, Jonas, thanks!

Monte Schulz in Seattle tomorrow night!
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under Monte Schulzevents 12 Oct 2009 12:01 PM

Prison Pit Party Pics & Performance Video
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under videostaffrockJohnny RyanFantagraphics Bookstoreevents 12 Oct 2009 11:19 AM

Johnny Ryan

Left: Ajax Wood IS Ardent Vein IS Cannibal Fuckface. Right: man of the hour Johnny Ryan. Saturday night will definitely go down as one of the most memorable events in the history of Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery thanks to Ardent Vein's incredible performance/reading of Chapter 1 of Johnny's Prison Pit Book 1. If you weren't one of the lucky people who witnessed it in person, behold, we've put it on YouTube in two parts!

Johnny Ryan

Johnny Ryan

Lots more photos in our Flickr set here.

Johnny Ryan Rules this Saturday at Fantagraphics Bookstore
Written by Larry Reid | Filed under rockJohnny RyanFantagraphics Bookstoreevents 8 Oct 2009 11:08 AM

Johnny Ryan event announcement

An action packed evening of comix craziness with Johnny Ryan is in store this Saturday, October 10 at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery. A show of original art from Ryan’s wild new graphic novel Prison Pit will be on display, along with colorful silkscreen prints and figurines.

The event will feature a Ryan-inspired performance piece by Fantagraphics’ own Ardent Vein in full Prison Pit character. (Yeah, we can’t wait to see this either.) So join us this Saturday from 6:00 and 9:00 PM for beverages and meet the extraordinary artist behind Angry Youth Comix, Blecky Yuckerella and other unforgettable comics. This promises to be great fun, and coincides with the Georgetown Art Attack featuring festive arts events throughout the historic cultural community.

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery is located at 1201 S. Vale St. (at Airport Way S.) only minutes south of downtown. Open daily 11:30 to 8:00 PM, Sundays until 5:00 PM. Phone (206) 658-0110. See you soon.

Johnny Ryan LA book release party
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under marc bellJohnny Ryanevents 7 Oct 2009 1:57 PM

Monsters of Comics flyer

Mark yer calendar: Johnny Ryan & Marc Bell rock Family in LA in 2 weeks. Freebird!

Dash Shaw October tour
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under eventsDash Shaw 7 Oct 2009 1:36 PM

The Unclothed Man in the 35th Century A.D. by Dash Shaw

Starts tomorrow!

October 8th to 10th... The James River Writers Festival

October 17th and 18th... The Alternative Press Expo

October 27th to 30th... The Center for Cartoon Studies

More details TBA.



C. Tyler events in Ohio & Florida
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under eventsCarol Tyler 5 Oct 2009 2:49 PM

You'll Never Know Book 1 by C. Tyler

It's my pleasure to share the following announcement from C. Tyler:

Hello Friends!

Two things this Fall:

Saturday, October 17 from 10 - 4 come see me at the Duke Energy Center in downtown Cincinnati. "Books By the Banks" is the name of the event and I will be there signing my newest book
You'll Never Know.

Miami International Book Fair , November 8 - 15. I'll be signing all weekend as part of the "Comix Galaxy" and on Friday afternoon giving a talk to education professionals: "What's So Funny About Teaching Comics." I will be hauling all those corny thrift store props that I use to jump start creativity in my classroom at UC's DAAP down to sunny Fla. (Including "The Motivator" and "The Lamp of Inspiration". This year's new additions: action items like a 1960s world globe that lights up/spins and a mechanical hamster running like hell on a wheel.) I hope the talk goes over with this crowd (!). Regardless, I can't wait to put my toes in the ocean.

Book II: Collateral Damage is due out this time next year (Fall 2010), so stay tuned!







Bagge in MN, Oct. 10th - 11th
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Peter Baggeevents 5 Oct 2009 11:43 AM

Peter Bagge - self-portrait with bazooka

Peter Bagge sends along the following message:

"Attention all Twin-Cities freaks & geeks: I'll be attending this up-coming FallCon, held at the Minnesota Fairgrounds between Mpls and St. Paul this upcoming weekend.  So please feel free to show up and spend all your hard-earned money on my useless crap!  Hope to see you there!"

http://midwestcomicbook.com/

Hans Rickheit Tour Continues This Week
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under Hans Rickheitevents 5 Oct 2009 7:31 AM

  

TODAY! October 5th (4-6pm)
That's Entertainment
244 Park Ave
Worcester, MA
(508) 755 4207

TUESDAY! October 6th (7-8pm)
Rabbit Hole
805 Main Street
Fitchburg MA
(978) 345 0040

WEDNESDAY! October 7th (4-7pm)
Casablanca Comics
151 Middle Street #2
Portland ME
(207) 780 1676

SATURDAY! October 10th (7pm)
Quimby's
1854 W North Ave
Chicago, IL
(773) 342-0910‎

SUNDAY! October 11th (2pm)
Vault of Midnight
219 S Main St
Ann Arbor, MI‎
(734) 998-1413‎