9/4: Brian Michael Bendis Signing in Portland, OR

To mark the release of X-Men: Battle of the Atom #1, award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis (All New X-Men) will be signing copies of the issue and answering questions from 7-10 p.m. on Wednesday, September 4th at Things From Another World in Portland, Oregon. Joining him will be illustrator and Powers co-creator Michael Avon Oeming (The Victories) and artist David Marquez (All New X-Men, Ultimate Comics Spider-Man). The three will be discussing the the crossover as well as their collaborative process. Free Marvel giveaways and food available. This event is free to the public. Things From Another World Portland is located at 2916 NE Broadway St., Portland, OR 97232.

9/5: Neal Adams Appearance and Signing in Frederick, MD

Comics legend Neal Adams will be signing copies of his works, including his latest in Batman: Black & White #1, on Thursday, September 5th from 4-7 p.m. at Beyond Comics in Frederick, Maryland. Adams is one of the most lauded and prolific comic book artists ever, with groundbreaking work on titles including Batman, Green Lantern and X-Men. In addition, he's a staunch defender of creators' rights as well as an accomplished production designer. This event is free to the public, although autographs after the first are $10. Beyond Comics - Frederick is located at 5632 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, MD 21704.

9/6-9/8: Cincy Comicon in Cincinnati, KY

Celebrate comics and the comic book industry at the first ever Cincy Comicon from September 6-8 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center. Programming includes artist spotlights, creator workshops, sketch duels, cosplay contests and more. Comics guests include Bernie Wrightson (Swamp Thing), Arthur Adams (Avengers), Jill Thompson (Sandman, Beasts of Burden), Jason Aaron (Thor: God of Thunder, Scalped), Geof Darrow (Shaolin Cowboy), Tony Harris (Chin Music, Ex Machina), Dave Johnson, Steve Niles (30 Days of Night), Rick Remender (Uncanny Avengers), Chris Sprouse (Tom Strong) and many more. Single day passes are $15, 2-day are $25 and three day VIP passes are $50. The Northern Kentucky Convention Center is located at 1 West Rivercenter Blvd., Covington, KY 41011.

9/7-9/8: Baltimore Comic-Con in Baltimore, MD

The 14th annual Baltimore Comic-Con, a two-day comics and pop culture extravaganza and one of the country's fastest growing conventions will be held from September 7-8 at the Baltimore Convention Center in downtown Baltimore, Maryland. Meet some of the industry's biggest names including Brian Bolland (Judge Dredd, Batman: The Killing Joke), Mike Carey (The Unwritten), David Finch (Forever Evil), Dan parent (Archie), Mark Waid (Indestructible Hulk, Daredevil), Cliff Chiang (Wonder Woman), Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Bill Willingham (Fables), Adam Hughes (Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan), ed McGuinness (Nova), Chris Samnee (Daredevil), Jim Starlin (Stormwatch) and many, many more. Programming includes publisher and industry panels, artist spotlights, workshops, cosplay contests, kids events and more. General admission tickets start at $20, with two-day passes for $40 (special packages run higher). The Baltimore Convention Center is located at 1 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.