6/14 Gerard Way & Becky Cloonan Signing Party in Anaheim, CA
Former My Chemical Romance front man-turned-comics writer Gerard Way (Umbrella Academy) and artist Becky Cloonan (Conan) will be signing copies of the debut issue of their new series, The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys (Dark Horse) at Beach Ball Comics in Anaheim, CA from 5-7pm. This event is free to the public. Beach Ball Comics is located at 3024 W Ball Rd Ste G, Anaheim, CA 92804.
Meet living legends at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con, a three-day convention geared towards both hardcore and casual fans, at the South Point Hotel & Casino. Programming includes signings, art demos, lectures and more, as well as a day devoted to Kids with cartoons, video games and top talent from some of the most popular children's properties. Guests includeindustry legend Stan Lee, artist and DC Comics co-publisher Jim Lee, artist and Image co-founder Rob Liefeld, Batman artist Greg Capullo and more. Single day passes range from $25-35, 3-day, all access passes are $50, and VIP 3-day passes are $150. The South Point Hotel & Casino is located at 9777 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89183.
6/15-6/16: The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) in Chicago, IL
A celebration of independent and underground comics with an emphasis on community and expression, taking place at the Billy Jean King Recreation Center in the Center of Halsted. Programming includes a comics market featuring a variety of local and international small presses, author readings, release parties, panels, workshops, discussions and more. Guests include Chris Ware (Building Stories), Kim Deitch, Michael DeForge (Very Casual), and Lisa Hanawalt (My Dirty Dumb Eyes). This event is free and open to the public. The Billy Jean King Recreation Center is located on the third floor of the Center on Halsted at 3656 N Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60613.