Our 12/06/2011 calendar of upcoming comics events.

12/8 Live Comix with Dean Haspiel, Glenn Eichler, Joe Infunari & Nick Abadzis in Brooklyn, NY

As part of Book Court's ongoing Live Comix Block program, comics creators Glenn Eichler and Joe Infunari will present their book Mush: Sled Dogs With Issues, Nick Abadzis will present Perfect Imperfect and Dean Haspiel will present The Last Romantic Anti-hero in a live presentation of selections from their works. Taking place on December 8, the event begins at 7 p.m. at Book Court, located at 163 Court Street, NY. Admission is free to the general public.

12/9 Hero Initiative Holiday Benefit Cocktail Party with Darick Robertson in Los Angeles, CA

Acclaimed comics artist Darick Robertson, co-creator of Transmetropolitan and The Boys will be the guest of honor at a cocktail party benefit for the Hero Initiative at Golden Apple Comics in Los Angeles on December 9. From 7 - 10 p.m., they will be holding party for guests over the age of twenty one, with catering and a bar in-store. The event is free to the general public, with a charity raffle available for a wide variety of comics prizes, and customers who bring their Ralph's card and designate The Hero Initiative as their charity of choice in order receive a free Transmetropolitan art book. Golden Apple Comics is located at 7018 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA.

12/15 Jules Feiffer, Irwin Hasen & Danny Fingeroth Discuss Comics in New York

The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, MoCCA, in New York City will be holding a special panel discussion on Thursday, December 15 with comics legends Jules Feiffer and Irwin Hassan, moderated by comics veteran Danny Fingeroth. The event will take place at the museum from 7 – 9 p.m. , and admission will be free to members and $7 to the general public. The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art is located at 594 Broadway, Suite 401, New York, NY.

12/15 Tokyo Godfathers Holiday Screening in Pittsburgh, PA

On December 15, Pittsburgh's Toonseum will screen Saitoshi Kon's anime classic Tokyo Godfathers, the tale of three homeless people in Tokyo who discover an abandoned baby on Christmas Eve. The film, which runs 92 minutes, is part of the museum's ongoing holiday film festival. Also at the festival will be two special MST3Ked animated holiday special marathons on December 22 and 23. The Toonseum is located at 945 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA. Admission to the film is free to the general public.