This Week’s Events
While there was a “pop-up” meeting in New York City last week, this San Francisco meeting is intended to be the first of a monthly ongoing US presence. And who better to launch such a group than comics “herstorian” Trina Robbins! Trina will be giving one of her excellent presentations on women cartoonists over the years, and I am envious of everyone who has the chance to go! (7PM - 9PM PST).
Tuesday, April 10
- London: Simone Lia will be launching her new book Please God, Find Me a Husband! at Gosh! Comics tonight from 6:30PM GMT on. There will be champagne!
- NYC: Molly Crabapple will be discussing her latest art endeavor, A Week in Hell, with Sarah Jaffe at McNally Jackson Books at 7PM EST.
Tuesday-Friday, April 10-13
- Hamburg, Germany: Hamburger Graphic Novel Days in Literaturhaus Hamburg will have panels with such European luminaries as Ulli Lust, Line Hoven, and Posy Simmonds
Wednesday, April 11
- Chicago: Jenny Frison and other members of Four Star Studios are going to be at the Apple Store discussing the role of technology in both creating and distributing comics (7PM CST)
- Calgary: Fiona Staples signing at Alpha Comics, 4pm – 8pm MST
Thursday, April 12
- San Francisco: Leela Corman will be discussing and signing Unterzakhn, at the Cartoon Art Museum. 7PM - 9PM PST.
- Chicago: C2E2 at McCormick Place North Hall. Guests include Gail Simone, Amanda Conner, Jenny Frison, Jill Thompson, Katie Cook, and Lora Innes. Artist’s Alley includes Amanda Rachels, Amy Chu, Georgia Lee, Amy Mebberson, Anina Bennett, Ashley Riot, E.J. Barnes, Enrica Jang, Gabriela Sepulveda, Janet Lee, Jean Kang, Katie Shanahan, Rachelle Rosenberg, Sara Richard, Sasha Yosselani, Serena Guerra, Sho Murase, and Stephanie Hans. Womanthology Panel on Saturday with Candice Reilly, Jean Kang, Jessica Daniels, Lauren Burke, Raven Moore, and Stephanie Hans.
- Williamsport, PA: Wildcat Comic Con at the Pennsylvania College of Technology, featuring M.K. Reed, Joan Hilty, Tania Del Rio, Tracy White, yuumei, and Kambrea Pratt.
Saturday-Sunday, April 14–15
- Toronto: Wizard World Toronto Comic Con at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, featuring Agnes Garbowska, Andrea Grant, Renee Witterstaetter, Sanya Anwar, Cris Delara, Geneviève Farley-Tremblay, Sabrina Geraats, Emily Ragozzino, Mina Sanwald, Rebecca Slack, and Mara Sternberg
Saturday, April 14
- Bellingham MA: Caitlín R. Kiernan will be signing the first issue of her new series, Alabaster: Wolves, at Friendly Neighborhood Comics. 12PM – 2PM EST
Monday, April 16
If you go to any of these events, please feel free submit pictures!
- jadinerhine said: Why does every cool event have to be so far away? ;___;
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