Our 8/01/2011 calendar of upcoming comics events.
8/3 Robert Kirkman & Rob Liefeld in Anaheim
Celebrating their new Image comic The Infinite, writer Robert Kirkman and comics creator Rob Liefeld will appear at Beach Ball Comics in Anaheim to discuss and sign their new book. The store will be offering a special exclusive cover version of the comic. The event takes place from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 3, but the store owners have made it known that the line for the signing will start when the store opens at 11 a.m. Beach Ball Comics is located at 324 West Ball Road, Anaheim, CA and the signing is free to the general public.
The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, MoCCA, in New York City will be holding a special panel discussion about the evolving career of comics giant Will Eisner, from The Spirit through his autobiographical graphic novels on Thursday, August 4. The panel will feature guests Denny O'Neil, David Hadju and N.C. Christopher Couch and will be moderated by comics veteran Danny Fingeroth The event will take place at the museum from 7 – 9 p.m., and admission will be free to members and $7 to the general public. The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art is located at 594 Broadway, Suite 401, New York, NY.
Eisner-winning comics writer Grant Morrison will be holding a two-part signing of his new book Supergods in San Francisco at Isotope Comics on Saturday, August 6. The first part, a family-friendly signing, takes place from 2-5 p.m., while the second part, a 21 and up signing and party will take place from 8 p.m. -12 a.m. at which alcohol will be served. Tickets to both signings will be $28 in advance, to be purchased at Isotope Comics or the Isotope Comics website, and a complementary hardcover copy of Supergods will be included in the price. Guests will be allowed to bring two additional items for Morrison to sign, and guests at the late night party will receive a free Morrison-themed cocktail glass. The event takes place at Isotope Comics located at 326 Fell Street, San Francisco, CA.
Eduardo Risso, Brian Azzarello and Dave Johnson will appear at the opening of a new art exhibit showcasing Risso's art from his work with Azzarello on 100 Bullets, Batman and Johnny Double in Chicago at Challengers Comics. A special edition art print will be available for sale and all three creators will be signing at the event. The opening begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 7, and the exhibit runs from August 17 – September 5 in the Rogue's Gallery at Challengers Comics at 1845 N. Western Avenue, 2R, Chicago, IL.The event is open free to the public.