Jason Shiga’s Patreon for Demon reaches $1000 a month

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A lot of cartoonists—and many blogs, ahem—have taken to PAtreon as a means to finance the creation of comics. There are quite a few (a round up post is called for, maybe later this week) and Patreon doesn’t make it clear who makes the most, the way Kickstarter does, but Jason Shiga recently hit $1000 […]

NYCC ’14: Image Comics exclusives include Spread, Wytches, Punks, EGOs and more!

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  More things to buy at the Image Comics booth (#1544) and elsewhere at NYCC. I’m guessin’ that Wytches exclusive by Scott Snyder and Sean Gordon Murphy will sell quickly, but there are several hot #1 people will be trying to get hold of. New York Comic COn kicks off next Thursday, October 9. EXCLUSIVE […]

To do today: Montreal, San Francisco

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Montreal’s Galerie Monastiraki opens a new exhibition of work by James Kochalka (AMERICAN ELF, MONKEY VS ROBOT) today, with a vernissage and musical performance by Kochalka. The show runs through December 4 and will feature about 66 of Kochalka’s small 2×2 inch paintings, which are quite cute. For those in the Bay Area, Kochalka will […]

To do today: Portland, OR

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Floating World Comics in PDX is hosting two events tonight! First up, at 6 PM, Abby Denson will be signing her new book DOLLTOPIA as part of her West Coast tour. We’re told there will also be free cupcakes for everyone, and a prize for whoever brings the most “punked up” doll. Then, at 7 […]

To do today: Austin, TX

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Writer Chris Roberson (I, ZOMBIE) will be at Austin Books & Comics from 4 PM – 6 PM today to celebrate the release of the first issue of CINDERELLA: FROM FABLETOWN WITH LOVE, his FABLES spin-off miniseries featuring art by Shawn McManus. Posted by Aaron Humphrey.

To do today: Political Cartooning in NYC

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Tonight at 6:30 PM, four of New York’s best political cartoonists, Eric Drooker (FLOOD, BLOOD SONG), Tom Hart (HUTCH OWEN), Tim Kreider (THE PAIN), and Peter Kuper (SPY VS SPY, STICKS AND STONES), will discuss the historical and ongoing conversation between political cartoons, New York City, and the public in a panel discussion with Bill […]

To do tonight: Crumb at UCLA

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Robert Crumb continues his short tour of the states to talk about his adaptation of GENESIS with an appearance at UCLA tonight, where he’ll be joined by Françoise Mouly. Tickets are $60, unless you’re a UCLA student, in which case they’re a bargain at $18. UCLA’s great Hammer Museum also just opened an exhibition called […]

To do today: New Orleans Vampire Film Festival

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What better place than New Orleans to hold a Vampire Film Festival? The Big Easy is in the middle of just that, and comics scribe Van Jensen will be there today as part of a panel with vampire novelists to discuss his graphic novel PINOCCHIO: VAMPIRE SLAYER, which features art by Dusty Higgins. More details […]

More to do today: Greensboro, Chicago, and Philly

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There are some good parties being thrown down East of the Mississippi today … Acme Comics in Greensboro, NC is hosting an all-day signing party featuring a cavalcade of kids-friendly comics creators, including Chris Giarrusso (G-MAN, MINI-MARVELS), writer Gregg Schigel and artist Jacob Chabot (X-BABIES), Art Baltazar (PATRICK THE WOLF BOY, TINY TITANS), and Brian […]

More to do today: LA, NYC, Iowa, and Maine!

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We’ve mentioned most of these events before, but in case you’ve gotten caught up with the hustle, bustle and possible flash-flooding of the week, don’t forget: * Robert Crumb will make a rare stateside public appearance to talk about his illustrated version of THE BOOK OF GENESIS, which he will discuss with fellow cartoonist Francoise […]

More to do today: Greensboro, Chicago and Philly

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There’s some good parties being thrown down East of the Mississippi today … Acme Comics in Greensboro, NC is hosting an all-day signing party featuring a cavalcade of kids-friendly comics creators, including Chris Giarrusso (G-MAN, MINI-MARVELS), writer Gregg Schigel and artist Jacob Chabot (X-BABIES), Art Baltazar (PATRICK THE WOLF BOY, TINY TITANS), and Brian Smith […]

To do today in California and Omaha

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Johnny Ryan and Marc Bell face off for a signing at FAMILY, the Los Angeles comics/bookstore run by KRAMERS ERGOT mastermind Sammy Harkham! Bell will be doing another signing on Friday in New York at Desert Island… that is, if he emerges intact! Meanwhile, in San Francisco, writer and Dark Horse editor supreme Scott Allie […]

To do this week: John Porcellino on tour

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This week marks one full month on the road for KING-CAT COMICS cartoonist John Porcellino, who is continuing the promo tour for his new book, MAP OF MY HEART, with four stops across four Midwestern states: Tues. Oct. 20, 2009; 12:15 PM – Palatine IL Harper College Building I, Rm. 115 1200 W. Algonquin Rd, […]

To Do: October 12 – 18, 2009

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With both APE and Wizard’s Big Apple Comic Con on this weekend, it’s another big week for comics. Further inland, John Porcellino’s tour heats up, and there are THREE separate Darwyn Cooke events. Plus Pixar animators show up at the Shultz Museum, a Marc Bell exhibition opens in NY, James Jean and MORE! Monday, October […]

To Do: October 1 – October 4

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The first few days of October are sort of a time of transition from SPX to Mid-Ohio-Con and the Long Beach Comic Con, with lots of cartoonists on the road, either migrating from Bethesda or to one of the bigger cons. As usual, there’s plenty going on that’s worth your time. Check it out, and […]

To Do: September 21 – 27

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SPX! New York Anime Fest! Chuckfest! It’s a busy week, with lots of creators on tour, and some must-attend events, whatever part of the country you live in. Check it out: Tuesday, September 22 Fairfax, VA, 3 PM – Adam Besenyodi at Fall for the Book Festival Author Adam Besenyodi will discuss his new book […]