Our 12/03/2012 calendar of upcoming comics events.
Eisner-nominated comics creator Dean Haspiel will be offering a one-evening intensive master class in comics storytelling at the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art at The Society of Illustrators in New York on December 4. Haspiel will teach students with an interactive lecture and in class assignments. The event will take place from 6:30-9:30 p.m., is open to teen and adult students and tickets are $80 for members and $90 for non-members. The Society of Illustrators is located at 128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY.
Legendary comics creators Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their groundbreaking indie comic Love and Rockets with a party at the Fantagraphics store in Seattle on December 8. The sprawling and beloved comics epic has covered everything from rock musicians to superheroes to family drama in a unique and memorable way. The party includes an exhibit of Love and Rockets art and memorabilia, a signed commemorative print, and live music from Geneviève Castrée and her project Ô Paon. The event is free to the public and takes place from 6-9 p.m. at the Fantagraphics Bookstore located at 1201 South Vale Street, Seattle, WA..
Acclaimed comics creator Mike Mignoal will appear at an art exhibit and signing celebrating his return to Hellboy, the character he created, and showcasing his art on Hellboy in Hell in Portland, Oregon. Mignola created the hit Darkhorse character and comic, but has not done full art on an ongoing issue since 2001 until now. Mignola will be signing Hellboy in Hell #1, the first issue of a new story arc in which the title character is dead and exploring Hell. The event runs from 7-10 p.m. on December 15 at the Things From Another World Portland store located at 2916 NE Broadway, Portland, OR. This is a free all-ages event open to the general public, and free refreshments will be provided.