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Vashon, WA: Jim Woodring (One Beautiful Spring Day) Art Exhibition + Artist Talk, Vashon Center for the Arts

Vashon Center for the Arts 19600 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon

The gorgeous Vashon Center for the Arts is hosting an exhibition featuring Jim Woodring's amazing art! They'll also be hosting an Artist Talk with Jim--ticketing and other details are as follows: Exhibition: Friday, October 7: Show opens, Meet the Artist reception 5-8pm Sunday, October 30: Exhibition closes. Gallery hours, Wed - Sunday 12-5pm Free to the public. This exhibition is a rare opportunity to see a cross-medium collection of Jim Woodring's work, including original Frank ink pen drawings, Jim's fantasy oil paintings, his large 6' ink pen drawings, prints, books, and gift figures made from his FRANK characters. Jim Woodring is an American cartoonist,...

Manchester Center, VT: Liniers (Macanudo: Welcome to Elsewhere) Book Signing at Northshire Bookstore

Don't miss Liniers (Macanudo: Welcome to Elsewhere) at the Northshire Bookstore in Vermont! About the book: In the spirit of Calvin & Hobbes, Mutts, and Krazy Kat, Liniers (Ricardo Siri) uses a shifting cast of children, talking animals, imaginary monsters, sensitive robots, occasional elves, and anthropomorphized objects to perform gags, philosophize, muse on nature, and engage in surreal, artistic flights of fancy. With delicate, calligraphic pen work and understated watercolors, the comic skips lightly from style to style and subject to subject, as Liniers allows his imagination and observational humor free reign. Jokes about domestic life, imagined scenarios of historical...

Chicago, IL: Mathew Klickstein (See You at San Diego) in conversation with Tim Seeley (Spider-Gwen: Gwenverse) at City Lit Books

Don't miss Mathew Klickstein (See You at San Diego: An Oral History of Comic-Con, Fandom, and the Triumph of Geek Culture) in conversation with Tim Seeley (Spider-Gwen: Gwenverse) at City Lit Books in Chicago! About the book: See You At San Diego is the comprehensive chronicle of Comic-Con International and modern geekdom itself as told through countless stories by nearly fifty of the most integral members of the Comic-Con and fandom scene. This full-fledged oral history, bursting with intimate reflections, hilarious observations, and at times, heartbreaking, often thought-provoking stories, is about how the geek at last inherited the earth and...