10/14: Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo in New York, NY
Writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo, the creative team behind Batman (DC Comics) will be signing copies of their new trade paperback, The Joker: Death of the Family, on Monday, October 14 at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Union Square in New York, NY. The new book collects the complete bestselling story (originally published throughout multiple titles), a modern, action-packed saga between the Dark Knight and his greatest adversary, The Joker. This event is free to the public. Barnes & Noble Union Square is located at 33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003.
Cartoonist Cameron Stewart (Batman and Robin, Sea Guy) will be signing copies of his new book Sin Titulo (Dark Horse) on Tuesday, October 15 from 5-7 p.m. at Strange Adventures in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The book collects Stewart's Eisner Award-winning webcomic that follows a man who searches through his recently deceased grandfather's obscure past, told in a noirish, Hitchcockian style and rendered in stark black and white. This event is free to the public. Strange Adventures is located at 5110 Prince Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1L3, Canada.
10/18-10/20: Wizard World Nashville Comic Con in Nashville, TN
Wizard World's next stop still be in Nashville Tennessee from Friday, October 18 to Sunday October 20 at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN. With it, the nation-traveling convention brings some of the industry's top creators, as well as a slate of activities and events celebrating comics and pop culture fandom. Programming includes industry workshops and panels such as "Breaking Into and Staying in Comics," "Civil Rights in Comics," and "Batman and Psychology," artist spotlights, film screenings, cosplay contests, a game room, exhibitors and more. Comics guests include Stan Lee, Eric Powell (The Goon), Michael Golden (X-Men), Neal Adams (Batman), Jonathan Glapion (JLA), Mike Grell (Green Arrow), Dan Parent (Archie), Billy Tucci (Sgt. Rock) and more. Single day tickets range from $35-45, with 3-day passes for $65. The Music City Center is located at 201 5th Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203.
10/19: KentCAF 2013 in Kent, OH
The first ever Kent Comics Arts Festival (KentCAF) is taking place on Saturday, October 19 at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. KentCAF aims to be an intimate and eclectic show focused on "educational, cultural and social" matters in relation to comics, and is "dedicated to the art of graphic storytelling." Programming includes '40 Years of Funky Winkerbean,' a My Friend Dahmer presentation, a 'Guide to Graphic Storytelling Live Master Class,' and more. Guests include P. Craig Russell (Sandman, The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde), Jill Thompson (Beasts of Burden, Swamp Thing), Scott Hampton (Batman, Lucifer), Tom Batiuk (Funky Wikerbean), Ed Piskor (Hip Hop Family Tree, Wizzywig), Derf Backderf (My Friend Dahmer), Will Pfeifer (Aquaman) and more. Tickets are $15, $10 for students and $75 VIP tickets (preorder only). Kent State University is located at 800 E. Summit Street, Kent, OH 44240.