Baltimore Comicon this weekend
I honestly think that the Baltimore Comicon is one of the best comic conventions in America, and luckily for us it's right down the road! It runs this weekend on Saturday and Sunday. For more information, including the ridiculous number of great cartoonists who will be attending, go to http://baltimorecomiccon.com/
It will be held at the Convention Center in downtown Baltimore on the Inner Harbor.
Baltimore Convention Center
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
We also have another event scheduled, the new anthology graphic novel District Comics: An Unconventional History of Washington D.C.
is all about the history of DC, from before it was built through the modern day. But this isn't the history most of you know already! Full of interesting stories like crazy artists, establishing newspapers, punk rock and more, we will be having a signing for this book with many of the creators at our Washington DC store on Saturday, October 27.
We've also made facebook events for the upcoming Raina Telgemeier signings, let us know if you are coming and tell your friends!
Vienna 11-1 https://www.facebook.com/events/342117065880187/
College Park 3-5 https://www.facebook.com/events/402620083138170/
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- the Big Planet Comics kids
UPCOMING - September 22 - Raina Telgemeier signing Drama
Raina Telgemeier, creator of the New York Times bestseller Smile, will be appearing at both our Vienna and College Park stores on Saturday, September 22, for her brand new book Drama!
Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school’s production of Moon Over Mississippi, she’s a terrible singer. Instead she’s the set designer for the stage crew, and this year she’s determined to create a set worthy of Broadway on a middle-school budget. But how can she, when she doesn’t know much about carpentry, ticket sales are down, and the crew members are having trouble working together? Not to mention the onstage AND offstage drama that occurs once the actors are chosen, and when two cute brothers enter the picture, things get even crazier! Following the success of Smile, Raina Telgemeier brings us another graphic novel featuring a diverse set of characters that humorously explores friendship, crushes, and all-around drama!
426 Maple Ave. East
Vienna, VA 22180
7315 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
A great new series created by the guys behind Penny Arcade! The Lookouts are a group of young boy-scout-like kids being trained in handling all sorts of woodlore and monsters in a fantasy world! Their first badge will be dealing with a deadly sphinx that is demanding all passers answer its riddles! Great cartoony art by newcomer Mommaerts!
by Ben McCool, Jerry Holkins, Mike Krahulik, Cory Jones, and Robb Mommaerts
Prince of Cats SC
by Ron Wimberly
A retelling of Romeo and Juliet from the point of view of Tybalt - and set in 1970s New York City, styled like The Warriors! Everyone totes a sword, and Shakespearean dialogue mixes with street slang and neon edged violent graphics! A pretty cool take on the classic.
Aquaman 1: The Trench HC
by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis
Johns proves he can do it again, by revitalizing Aquaman! Reintroducing Aquaman and making him tough, admirable and likable! Even after renouncing the throne of Atlantis, he will still have to deal with the problems of the seas, especially when a new threat emerges from a deep trench.
Fashion Beast #1
by Alan Moore, Malcolm McLaren, Antony Johnson, and Facundo Percio
An old Alan Moore script is adapted into comics, in the strange fashion centric world where a young crossdresser lives her life as a snappy talking coat check girl while dreaming of being out in the club she works for. A very strange, very different start to this series, as only Alan Moore does! Plus co-written by McLaren, manager of the Sex Pistols!
Message to Adolf 1 HC
by Osamu Tezuka
One of Tezuka's greats is back in print in a new hardcover edition of over 600 pages! Set in World War 2, two young German boys living in Japan, one Jewish, one half-Japanese, get caught up in an international spy thriller when evidence that Hitler might be part Jewish appears in Japan! An investigative reporter gets drawn in when his brother is killed. Intense drama and crazy action! Amazing!
The Manhattan Projects 1: Science Bad SC
by Jonathan Hickman, Nick Pitarra, and Jordie Bellair
During World War 2, the atomic bomb project was secret cover for the crazier science going on! Teleportation, psychic assassins, robot samurai, Einstein locked in a room, and an insane Oppenheimer combine to make an idea heavy science fiction crossed with crazy action comic!
Glory 1: The Once and Future Destroyer SC
by Joe Keatinge and Ross Campbell
Another relaunch of a defunct superhero book, this is now an intergalactic action thriller! Glory came to Earth to live among humanity, forsaking her royal alien birthright. But now she has disappeared and a young woman is on the search for her. When she finds her, what is the truth she will discover? And there are a lot of aliens looking to find Glory too!
Thief of Thieves 1: I Quit SC
by Robert Kirkman, Nick Spencer, Shawn Martinbrough, Felix Serrano
An Ocean's 13 crime thriller! Conrad Paulson is a master thief, but his son tried to follow in his footsteps and failed. Now when the FBI are closing in, and he is thinking of retirement, will he be able to leave or will his criminal partners force him to finish the score he's been planning for years?
Amelia Rules Vol 8 Her Permanent Record SC
Aquaman Vol 1 the Trench HC
Archer & Armstrong #2
Batman Knightfall New Ed Vol 3 Knightsend SC
Benny and Penny: Lights Out HC
A Chinese Life SC
Classic Popeye #2
Dal Tokyo HC
Forbidden Worlds Vol 1 HC
Green Lantern #0
Green Lantern War of the Green Lanterns SC
Guarding the Globe #1
Hawkeye #1 2nd Ptg
Incognito Classified Edition HC
Mortensens Escapades Vol 2 Santa Fe Jail SC
Road To Oz #1 (of 6)
Spider-Man Revenge of Sinister Six HC
Starman Omnibus Vol 2 SC
Swamp Thing #0
Wet Moon Vol 6 SC