12/12: Moby Dick Screening with Mike Mignola in Seattle, WA
Join Hellboy creator and award-winning writer/illustrator Mike Mignola as he presents a special screening of Moby Dick (1956), on Thursday, December 12 at 7 p.m. at the JBL Theater at the EMP Museum in Seattle, WA. The showing is part of the museum's Fantasy: World of Myth and Magic Exhibition, a collaboration with the Modern School of Film which asks modern masters of fantasy to share the films that have inspired them and their work. General admission is $18, $12 for members. The EPM Museum – JBL Theater is located at 325 5th Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109.
12/14: Bill Griffith Singing and Talk in New London, CT
Underground comics legend Bill Griffith will be discussing his work and signing copies of his new collection, Zippy: The Dingburg Diaries on Saturday, December 14th at 7 p.m. at the Monte Cristo Bookshop in New London, CT. The book collects over two and half years of Griffith's influential and popular Zippy cartoons, as well as original illustrations and other goodies. This event is free to the public. Monte Cristo Bookshop is located at 38 Green St., New London, CT 06320.
12/14: Bmore Into Comics in Baltimore, MD
The second-ever Bmore Into Comics is taking place on Saturday, December 14th from 12-5 p.m. at The Wind-Up Space in Baltimore, MD. Bmore Into Comics is a series of small, single-day comics shows that bring together local creators businesses and readers in an intimate, approachable atmosphere. Attending cartoonists include Howie Noeldechen, Monica Gallagher, Phil Kahn, Jonathan Eaton and more. This event is free to the public. The Wind-Up Space is located at 12 West North Ave., Baltimore, MD 21218.
12/15: Anders Nilsen Conversation and Signing in Chicago, IL
For the release of Rage of Poseidon (Drawn & Quarterly), Ignatz Award-winning cartoonist Anders Nilsen will be discussing the book and his other work on Sunday, December 15th at 4 p.m. at City Lit Books in Chicago, IL. The book takes a wry and absurd look at faith and religion by reappropriating well-known religious figures and stories in a series of silhouettes presented in an accordion style fold-out book. This event is free to the public. City Lit Books is located at 2523 N. Kedzie Blvd., Chicago, IL 60647.