Things To Do In New York And Philadelphia This Week If You Like Comics

Wednesday, May 21st


Carmine Street Comics, at 34 Carmine Street in New York will host a Sina Grace signing from 5 to 8PM to sign the new issue of Burn the Orphanage as well as other works.

Wednesday, May 21st


A Black Feather Falls: Book Two Launch and Post-TCAF Hangout will be hosted by creator Ellen Lindner at Lucey's Lounge at 475 3rd Avenue in Brooklyn from 6:30PM to midnight. She says: "The new installment of The Black Feather Falls is out now – come grab a slice of cake, a cocktail and a look at the new issue!" Linder is the co-editor of The Strumpet and this is the latest issue of her Black Feather Falls series, published by Soaring Penguin Press. 

Thursday, May 22nd

10250207_695017203869769_2377897213703040019_nDare 2 Draw will be held at the Society of Illustrators at 128 East 63rd Street in new York from 6:00 to 9:30PM. They say:

"Come Dare2Draw with Special Mentoring Guest Artist…
The King of Indie Animation: Bill Plympton!

Hosted By Simon Fraser and Guest Co-Host Jennifer Cruté.

Bring your sketchbooks for an evening of live drawing with Dynamic Action Models, contests & give-aways, demonstrations, Q&A and mingling with other cartoonists, including our signature "Quick Draw" Contest and "The Re-Load" with four ridiculously awesome "Quick Draw" prizes, all with Copic, Pentel and Sakura Art Supplies, Action Figures, TPB, and more…

Featuring 90 minutes of dynamic figure drawing, with live-action models & props and our signature Dare2Draw "Quick Draw" Contests, with all art done on Blue Line Pro boards. The pro art is auctioned for artists-in-need".

The cover will be $15 Online ($20 at the door)
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Friday, May 23rd

10365763_717153438323428_1836347393643319484_nLocust Moon Comics, at 34 South 40th Street in Philadelphia, will be hosting a signing of Andre the Giant: Life and Legend, by creator Box Brown at 7PM. They say: "Come on out and celebrate the release of hometown boy Box Brown 's highly anticipated and critically acclaimed graphic novel detailing the life & times of legendary wrestler Andre the Giant". Andre the Giant is published by First Second Books and Box Brown is currently on a book tour for his new release. 

Sunday, May 25th

10274101_626361270783030_6447064055130062376_nEscape Pod Comics at 302 Main Street in Huntington, Long Island, New York, will host "May the Cosplay Be With You", one of their Cosplay Sunday events, from 11AM to 9PM. They say: "Cosplay Sunday is back! Come hang out with fellow cosplayers and, as always, get two free comics when you come in costume! There will be a male-to-female make-up demo by Brittany Lauda – Voice Actress". 

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About Hannah Means Shannon

Editor-in-Chief at Bleeding Cool. Independent comics scholar and former English Professor. Writing books on magic in the works of Alan Moore and the early works of Neil Gaiman.
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