Neil Gaiman! Brian Vaughan! Joann Sfar! Gabrielle Bell…and many many many more.
Tuesday, November 14th
New York, NY at 7PMGene Luen Yang at the New School
Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese) will be speaking at the New School along with 19 other National Book Award finalists. Tickets are $10 and are available through the New School Box Office at (212) 229-5488.
Conway, AR at 7:30 PM Neil Gaiman Speaking at University of Arkansas
Gaiman will be speaking in the Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Arkansas campus. The event is free. For more information, call 501-450-3293.
San Francisco, CA from 2 – 3 PM Joann Sfar at the San Francisco Public Library
Joann Sfar discusses his new book Klezmer, Tales of the Wild East. Banjo music included. Book Signing afterward.
Wednesday, November 15th
New York, NY from 6 – 8 PM Stuart Moore, J. Torres, Chuck Satterlee and Matt Manning Signing at Jim Hanley’s
Stuart Moore will be signing copies of his new book, EARTHLIGHT at Jim Hanley’s (4 West 33rd St.). J. Torres (DeGrassi), Chuck Satterlee and Matt Manning (Batman Strikes!) will also be signing copies of their respective books.
New York, NY from 7 – 10 PM A Piece Apart: Opening Reception at the Aidan Savoy Gallery
Includes works by: Lindsey Adelman, Lara Agulto, Jordan Awan, Melinda Beck, Gregory Benton, Jud Bergeron, Calef Brown, William Buzzell, Marco Cibola, Alika Cooper, Louie Cordero, Dalek, Edward del Rosario, Rachel Domm, Joel Dugan, Carl Dunn, Steve Ellis, Kiersten Essenpreis, Evah Fan, AJ Fosik, James Franklin, Sam Friedman, James Gallagher, Bonnie Gloris, Nicole Grazioso, Doze Green, Matt Haber, Joseph Hart, Maya Hayuk, Caroline Hwang, Jordin Isip, Minako Iwamura, Rich Jacobs, Frances Jetter, Aya Kakeda, Nina Katan, Misaki Kawai, Andy Kehoe, Hiroshi Kimura, James Kirkpatrick, Zohar Lazar, Liz Lee, Rob Leecock, Matt Leines, Jodi Levine, Alex Lukas, Sara Antoinette Martin, Eddie Martinez, Taylor McKimens, Tara McPherson, Gregory Nemec, Laura Normandin, Chang Park, Jason Porter, Jeff Quinn, Jonathon Rosen, Stanley Ruiz, Kim Schifino, Anna Sea, Christine Shields, Simone Shubuck, Ryan Jacob Smith, Shino Soma, Rodger Stevens, Sto, Thundercut, Anusha Vaswani, Ryan Wallace, Jessica Ward, Jonathan Weiner, Dave White, Eric White, Courtney Wotherspoon, and a site-specific window installation by William and Joseph Buzzell. The show is curated by Jordan Isip and will be up November 15 – December 9, 2006.
Friday, November 17th
Newark, NY from 6:30 to 8:30 PM East Coast Alternative Cartoonists Meet the Masters at the Newark Museum
R. Sikoryak will be moderating a panel with Michael Kupperman, Jason Little, Laura R. Weinstein, and James Sturm. They will be discussing the work currently on view in the Masters of American Comics show, and the subsequent impact on their own respective comics. Admission is FREE with suggested museum admission. The Newark Museum is located at 49 Washington Street.
Saturday, November 18th
Brooklyn, NY at 7 PM Launch Party for Gabrielle Bell’s Lucky
Gabrielle Bell will be debuting her graphic novel Lucky at Rocketship (208 Smith Street)
Dearborn, MI at 3 PM Brian K. Vaughn Reading and Signing at the Arab American National Museum
Brian K. Vaughn will be reading from and signing copies of Pride of Baghdad at the Museum’s library (13624 Michigan Avenue). There will be no charge for autographs, but the Museum is requesting a 3 item limit. There will be a meet and greet afterwards at 7 PM at Green Brain Comics (13210 Michigan Ave.)
[Listings compiled by Cindy Arias]