Our 12/17/2012 calendar of upcoming comics events.

12/19 David Petersen Signs "Mouse Guard" in Dallas, TX

David Petersen, creator, writer and artist of the Eisner-winning Mouse Guard series, will appear at Titan Comics in Dallas. From 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Wednesday, 12/19, he will be signing and discussing his work. The event is open to fans of all ages and free to the public. Titan Comics Dallas is located at 3128 Forest Lane, Suite 212, Dallas, TX.

12/19 Darick Robertson "Happy" Signing in Santa Clara, CA

Veteran comics creator Darick Robertson, artist on Transmetropolitan and The Boys, is holding a signing at Illusive Comics in Santa Clara from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20. Robertson will be signing his new comic miniseries Happy! which sold out of its first printing while still in preorders. Co-created with Grant Morrison, the new Image comic is about an unlucky hitman and a little blue horse named Happy. Copies of the book will be available for purchase, and everyone receiving an autograph will get a complimentary free sketch from Robertson. Supervised autographs are $38, including shipping to the CGC, and will be witnessed so that signed books can be submitted and graded by the CGC. Illusive Comics is located at 2725 El Camino Real, Suite 205, Santa Clara, CA.

12/27 Dan Slott & Stephanie Buscema at "Amazing Spider-Man" Finale in New York, NY

Comics creator Dan Slott and comics artist Stephanie Buscema will be celebrating the release of Amazing Spider-Man #700, the final issue of the beloved long-running comic at Midtown Comics on 12/27. Slott, who wrote the final issue and Buscema, who illustrated a backup story in the comic will be signing the issue from 6-7 p.m. at the downtown location of Midtown Comics, located at 64 Fulton Street, New York, NY. The event is free to anyone who buys a copy of the issue in store.