Our 11/05/2012 calendar of upcoming comics events.
On November 10, the 2012 Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival will take place in Brooklyn, New York and feature such comic creator guests as Adrian Tomine, Lilli Carre, and Charles Burns among many others. The Exhibitor's Floor of the Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival will be held at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 275 North 8th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. Programming will be held at The Knitting Factory, located at 361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. Hours are 12-7 p.m. Tickets are free to the general public. A listing of additional related events including screenings, concerts and receptions can be found here.
The Beguiling, Toronto's most acclaimed comics shop, will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a special live event showcasing Charles Burns, Adrian Tomine and Chris Ware on Monday, November 12. Using a special audio visual presentation, the three comics creators will show and discuss their most recent works – The Hive, New York Drawings and Building Stories respectively. The event will take place at nearby Bloor Hot Docs Cinema from 8:30 – 10:30 p.m., and admission will be $25 to the general public but free of charge to audience members purchase any of their works at The Beguiling before the show. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema is located at 506 Bloor Street West, Toronto.
Comics creators Katie Cook and Andy Price will be celebrating the release of the first issues of his new hotly anticipated comic My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic with a party at Beach Ball Comics in Anaheim at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 1. Based on the hit cartoon created by Lauren Faust , the new IDW comic is about the epic adventures of a group of brightly colored ponies in a world where friendship is literally magic. Organizers of the event promise a "huge" surprise! Beach Ball Comics is located at 3024 West Ball Road, Anaheim, CA.