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Mannie Murphy + Stephen R. Bissette: I Never Promised You A Rose Garden Virtual Book Launch

Portland artist Mannie Murphy celebrates the release of their new graphic memoir/history, I Never Promised You A Rose Garden. Mannie is joined in conversation by special guest Steve Bissette (Swamp Thing) to discuss the new book. Told in the style of an illustrated diary, I Never Promised You A Rose Garden begins as an affectionate reminiscence of the author’s 1990s teenage infatuation with the late actor River Phoenix but morphs into a remarkable, sprawling account of the city of Portland and state of Oregon’s dark history of white nationalism. Murphy details the relationship between white supremacist Tom Metzger (former KKK Grand Wizard and founder of the White Aryan Resistance) and the “Rose City” street kids like Ken Death that infiltrated Van Sant’s films — a…

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Science Fiction Book Club (Remote)

The Books Around the Corner Science Fiction Book Club meets monthly on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our science fiction loving customers. Join us March 16th for our Books Around the Corner Science Fiction Book Club. We will discuss our first graphic novel for this group On A Sunbeam by Tillie Walden. About the Book: Two timelines. Second chances. One love. A ragtag crew travels to the deepest reaches of space, rebuilding beautiful, broken structures to piece the past together. Two girls meet in boarding school and fall deeply in love–only to learn the pain of loss. With interwoven timelines and stunning art, award-winning graphic novelist Tillie Walden creates an inventive world,…

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Teen Graphic Novel Group

We are starting new teen graphic novel group. Our first discussion is on March 16 at 4 p.m. Contact Jamie McNeely at Jamie.mcneely@gmail.com for additional details and the Zoom invite.

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Justin Zimmerman and Robbi Rodriguez

Join writer / creator Justin Zimmerman at Excalibur Comics as he signs his upcoming oversized hardcover, THE 27 RUN: CRUSH. Robbi Rodriguez (Spider-Gwen) will also be PREsigning copies before the store opens, so get your preorders in now! The signing will also feature FREE limited edition posters and an assortment of their other work together. Humanity’s only chance against 27 towering Monsters and legions of voracious Crawlies is the Mech Pilot Beti and a telepathic dog named E.K. But Beti faces an even bigger challenge: the return of a long-lost love! Get ready for an action-packed stand-off that continues the series Steve Orlando calls, “A wasteland tale energized with dark humor and fantastic creatures.” https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/JAN211224

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Peepers Virtual Book Launch with Patrick Keck & Tim Goodyear

Join us for a virtual book launch celebrating the release of the new FU Press book, Peepers, with cartoonist Patrick Keck joined in conversation by artist and small press publisher Tim Goodyear! Streaming live at Facebook.com/fantagraphics on Thursday 1/21 at 6pm PST Order your copy via our host, Floating World Comics, and receive a free signed and sketched bookplate with your copy! Floating-world-comics.myshopify.com/products/peepers-hc About Peepers: This trippy sci-fi romance needs to be seen to be appreciated for its full psychedelic glory. Peepers needs to wake up, eat food, get drunk, and fly to space, because living out your life on top of someone else’s brain may be all it’s cracked up to be. Patrick Keck’s graphic novel resides in a space vacated by the likes…

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Justin Zimmerman at Excalibur

Join writer / creator Justin Zimmerman at Excalibur Comics as he signs his upcoming series launch, THE 27 RUN: CRUSH Premier #1 edition. The signing will also feature FREE limited edition posters, exclusive covers and an assortment of his other titles. Humanity’s only chance against 27 towering Monsters and legions of voracious Crawlies is the Mech Pilot Beti and a telepathic dog named E.K. But Beti faces an even bigger challenge: the return of a long-lost love! Get ready for an action-packed stand-off that continues the series Steve Orlando (Wonder Woman) calls, “A wasteland tale energized with dark humor and fantastic creatures.” https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/NOV201160

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Celebrate Local Comic Shop Day at Bridge City Comics!

Kick off the holiday shopping season in style with exclusive & cool items available first on Local Comic Shop Day! We’re celebrating Local Comic Shop Day on Wednesday, November 25 (new comic day!) with these special LCSD variant comics: LCSD 2020 DUNE HOUSE ATREIDES #2 (OF 12) FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 ICE CREAM MAN #20 LCSD 2020 INVINCIBLE #1 GOLD FOIL LOGO LCSD 2020 LUMBERJANES #75 FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 MIGHTY MORPHIN #1 FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 MONSTRESS TALK-STORIES #1 (OF 2) GOLD FOIL LCSD 2020 POWER RANGERS #1 FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 SOMETHING IS KILLING CHILDREN #1 FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 SPAWN #312 CVR E MCFARLANE Quantities are limited and available on a first come, first served basis! Thanks for supporting Bridge City Comics!

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Local Comic Shop Day at Cosmic Monkey Comics

Local Comic Shop day is going to be a little different this year. It’s going to be on a Wednesday and titles won’t be any limited editions. We’ll keep updating the list of books as the day gets closer. Let us know if you want us to get any of these titles for you. BOOM LCSD 2020 MIGHTY MORPHIN #1 FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 POWER RANGERS #1 FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 LUMBERJANES #75 FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 DUNE HOUSE ATREIDES #2 (OF 12) FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 SOMETHING IS KILLING CHILDREN #1 FOIL VAR DARK HORSE SEP200259 LCSD 2020 WITCHER FADING MEMORIES #1 (OF 4) CVR A IMAGE LCSD 2020 ICE CREAM MAN #20 LCSD 2020 INVINCIBLE #1 GOLD FOIL LCSD 2020 MONSTRESS TALK-STORIES #1…

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Celebrate Local Comic Shop Day at Comic Cave!!

Placeholder: This is a fun Black Friday-type event (except it’s Wednesday of course!), celebrating your scrappy brick & mortar comic shops. Shops across the country will be involved. There will be numerous collectible covers offered by the various companies which I’ll post here, and it’s also a good week for new comics & books from what I can tell! Stay tuned.

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Comics Adventure: Local Comic Shop Day (LCSD)

Celebrate your local comic shop (hey, Comics Adventure!) on Wednesday, November 25th at 11 a.m. We’ll have some LCSD variants as well as the usual assortment of new comics, old comics, graphic novels and many other things.

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