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Iowa City, IA: Ana Merino (Illustrating Spain in the US) Book Launch at the Iowa City Public Library

Iowa City Public Library 123 S Linn St, Iowa City

Please join Prairie Lights Books at the Iowa City Public Library to celebrate the release of Ana Merino's new collection Illustrating Spain in the US, a dazzling combination of comics and essays that sheds light on the rich but often overlooked contributions of Spanish immigrants to the political, cultural, and scientific history of the US, translated by Marta González-Cutre. Diplomat Eduardo Garrigues and cartoonist Rayco Pulido resurrect the historical figure of Bernardo de Gálvez, who played a crucial role in the Revolutionary War. Professor James Fernández, Filmmaker Luis Argeo and artists Ana Penyas and Seisdedos bring to life the rollicking immigrant enclave of Tampa, once known as the "Cigar Capital...

Virtual: Ron Regé, Jr. (Halcyon) in conversation with Annie Mok at Secret Headquarters

Virtual

Streaming live to Fantagraphics' Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/fantagraphics Join cartoonist Ron Regé, Jr. for a virtual event celebrating the release of his newest book, Halcyon! Ron will sit down with writer-artist Annie Mok to discuss the graphic novel Publisher's Weekly called "dazzling art from a dazzling mind"! Signed copies available to order via our virtual hosts, Secret Headquarters in Los Angeles, CA! Buy the book: https://thesecretheadquarters.bigcartel.com/ About the book: Halcyon is a graceful and psychedelic vision of a graphic novel that spans time, terrestrial planes, SF, and new age mysticism to detail the spiritual journeys of its two nonbinary protagonists....

Virtual: Noah Van Sciver (The Complete Works of Fante Bukowski) in conversation with Doug Martsch (Built to Spill) at Malaprop’s Bookstore

Virtual

This event is a free event, but registration is required. Click here to register. The link required to attend will be emailed to registrants prior to the event. Join cartoonist Noah Van Sciver for a virtual event celebrating the paperback release of his bestselling collection, The Complete Works of Fante Bukowski! He'll be sitting down with Doug Martsch of Built to Spill to discuss his beloved antihero, the perennially down-on-his-luck Fante Bukowski! Buy the book: https://www.malaprops.com/book/9781683965145

Los Angeles, CA: Johnny Ryan (Prison Pit: the Complete Collection) Book Launch at Secret Headquarters

Secret Headquarters 3817 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles

Johnny Ryan will sign copies of his bestselling epic, Prison Pit: the Complete Collection, at Secret Headquarters from 6:00-7:00 pm PST! Customers will be asked to wear masks in the store, in the line, and when they approach the signing table, and to maintain social distance while in line. Be cool, everyone! This filthy meat-grinder of a comics battle royale is collected in one massive volume, now in paperback! Prison Pit is a planet full of repugnant intergalactic criminals, drug-filled slugs, and now Cannibal F***face (CF). From 2009 to 2018, the crudely manic pen and mind of Johnny Ryan documented...

Philadelphia, PA: Kate Schneider (Headland) Book Launch at Partners and Son

Partners and Son 618 S 6th St, Philadelphia

Please join Partners and Son to celebrate the release of Kate Schneider's new book, Headland! In Headland, artist Kate Schneider pays tribute to her departed grandmother, presenting with deeply felt empathy a perspective little represented in popular literature. Drawn with soft pencils and lush colors, this graphic novel explores the tensions between safety and autonomy, language and silence, holding on and letting go. "It can be so difficult, so terrifying, really, to witness and wonder about and honor someone's fundamental solitude. To regard our solitudes as wonders. Kate Schneider's Headland is precisely that — a lyric wonder about a beloved's...