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Craig Thomspon & Aimee de Jongh Signing

Craig Thompson and Aimee de Jongh will be in Cosmic Monkey Comics to promote their new books: Ginseng Roots and Taxi: Stories From The Back Seat. Ginseng Roots – From ages 10 to 20, Craig Thompson (the author of Blankets) and his little brother Phil, toiled in Wisconsin farms. Weeding and harvesting ginseng—an exotic medicinal herb that fetched huge profits in China—funded Craig’s youthful obsession with comic books. Comics in turn, allowed him to escape his rural, working class trappings. Now, for the first time in his career, Thompson is working in serial form, in a bimonthly comic book series. Part memoir, part travelogue, part essay—all comic book—Ginseng Roots explores class divide, agriculture, holistic healing, the 300 year long trade relationship between China and North America, childhood…

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Ethan Claunch & Justin Zimmerman at Cosmic Monkey

If the CAYRELS RING signing wasn’t enough, A Wave Blue World is bringing the ALL WE EVER WANTED / THE 27 RUN II team of Ethan Claunch and Justin Zimmerman together at Cosmic Monkey Comics to boot. Saturday, March 14th from noon to 2pm.

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Cayrels Ring Group Signing

Cosmic Monkey Comics is excited to host the official A Wave Blue World CAYRELS RING launch signing, featuring writer / creator Shannon Lentz and a host of amazing artists, including Dustin Weaver Comic Book Artist, Farel Dalrymple, Grim Wilkins, Brandon Graham and editor Justin Zimmerman. Humanity colonized the distant galaxy, Cayrels Ring, a thousand years ago, but they’ve only now begun to discover its secrets. After learning that the tech he invented to help further mankind’s exploration has caused an unforeseen wave of danger and death, elderly scientist Jamitch Taylee orders a planet-wide evacuation leading to the loss of his daughter. Decades later, he embarks on a desperate search for his long-lost granddaughter, Nella. This personal mission sets in motion a galaxy-spanning adventure, weaving stories…

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PDX Pop Up Con

Free Pop Up Con in Portland area to help creators affected by the postponement of Emerald City 2020 March show.

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Eisner Week Signing and After-Party at TFAW Portland

Celebrate the end of our Will Eisner Week events with a can’t-miss signing and after-party at our Portland location, and help us celebrate the legacy of Will Eisner while promoting comics education in Portland! The signing begins at 3PM and goes until 6PM, followed by a free 1980’s themed after-party with free food and drinks (including free beer for guests 21 and up) and a live DJ. Joining us for the signing will be: Brian Michael Bendis (postponed; stay tuned for future signing date news) Steve Lieber Matt Wagner Michael Avon Oeming (no longer attending) Nick Derington David Walker Brennan Wagner Those attending will be able to get items signed by the above creators, can take part in free giveaways, and will be able to…

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Justin Richards Finger Guns #1 Signing!

Justin Richards will be signing copies of his new comic Finger Guns at Cosmic Monkey Comics Sat March 7th noon-2pm. Two troubled teenagers discover they can manipulate emotions by firing finger guns. There will be laughs. There will be tears. There will be uncomfortable teen feelings and angst. Oh yeah… and chaos. So much chaos.

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Fallout Comics Cosplay Day & Half Off Sale Party

FALLOUT COMIC’S COSPLAY DAY Hosted by Voodoo Donuts and Culmination Brewing Company Get ready kids of all ages. Cosplay-Day is comin! Half off all comics in the store! March 7th 9AM-9PM our 50% Off sale begins. During this time, the Fallout will be playing host to the PDX Avengers Cosplayers, and many more throughout the day. Dont forget. Free Voodoo Donuts during the day, and the after party event with open bar Special guest appearances by graphic artists & Illustrators: Neil Jorge, Iron Gate Comics, Rodney Locket, bring the best of their works – Yes, this is a free signing. 6-7pm the official party and free raffles start, with grand prize of $200 for best team effort, and $100 for best solo costume. Winners announced…

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Holler if You Hear Me Launch

Local comics artists Ryan Alexander-Tanner and Tatum Howlett will be at Books With Pictures for a signing and presentation to celebrate the release of Holler If You Hear Me, Comic Edition. The book is an adaptation of Greg Michie’s late-90’s memoir that tells the story of a white teacher working in Chicago’s Latinx-majority Back of the Yards neighborhood. The original text was widely recognized as an alternative to typical “white savior” narratives, instead advising teachers to embrace and be changed by the culture they enter into, acknowledging the messiness and complexity of teaching, and, most importantly, providing a platform for the students to share their own stories, in their own words. Each chapter ends with a long-form interview of a student, providing them a forum…

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Ope Book Release and Signing

Celebrate the release of “Ope,” a full-length book of comics featuring Portland’s beloved, cynically starry-eyed opossum! This 109 page full-color book includes many of the comics from Ope‘s first two years of publications in Willamette Week. Meet author Phil Gerigscott and pick up your signed copy of Ope, plus other works and wares by the artist.

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Book Launch at Base Camp Brewing

If you can’t make it to Saturday’s book launch event at Rose City Book Pub, then meet me at Base Camp for a beer and a paperback! If you want to pick up a paperback from me at this event, COMMENT BELOW and Venmo me $14.99. I’ll sign copies if you buy ahead of time 😁 Otherwise the book is available on Amazon (ebook and print) Valentine’s Day or at Rose City Book Pub on 2/15. Hope to see you there! ♡♡♡ “This is not a tale about the breaking, but of the putting back together.” THE REBOOT: 50 DATES WITH MYSELF won 2nd Place in the Memoir Category at the PNWA 2017 Literary Contest. Read the Prologue at mariemacmillan.com and follow @macmillanpages on Instagram…

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