“See You At San Diego: An Oral History of Comic-Con, Fandom, and the Triumph of Geek Culture” Book Tour

We are so excited to be publishing See You At San Diego: An Oral History of Comic-Con, Fandom, and the Triumph of Geek Culture by Mathew Klickstein in September! Even better: Mathew is hitting the road with a full tour schedule. The details are below–check out www.MathewKlickstein.com for updates and more stops as they are added!

Book launch:
Sept 8
6 pm at Skylight Books (1818 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027)
Followed by 7pm at American Cinematheque’s Los Feliz Theatre (1822 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027) where there will be screening of SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD followed by panel discussion after film. Panel hosted by journalist/bestselling author and featured journo in Netflix’s BAD VEGAN, Allen Salkin; panel includes: Mike Towry (principal SDCC co-founder, founder of Comic Fest), Scott Shaw! (SDCC co-originator, cartoonist/animator), Floyd Norman (pioneering animator for Disney, Hanna-Barbera etc.), Dave Clark (SDCC co-originator), Clayton Moore (early SDCC committee member/art show coordinator), Wendy All (early SDCC committee member, guest relations), Gus Krueger (son of SDCC co-founder Ken Krueger), Paul M. Sammon (early SDCC Hollywood liaison, bestselling author), Jim Cornelius (early SDCC art contributor), Maggie Thompson (geek culture elder sage; REMOTE), Jim Valentino (early SDCC committee member, Image Comics co-founder; REMOTE). Get tickets here!

Sept 10
6 pm at Cartoon Art Museum (781 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94109)
w/ special guest legendary comix icon Trina Robbins

Sept 15
University of Kansas speaking engagement (1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045)
in conversation with KU instructor and filmmaker Jon Niccum
Time/room TBD 

Sept 17
Chops Comics (1410 Kasold Dr a8, Lawrence, KS 66049)
Time TBD (afternoon)

Sept 18
B-Bop Comics — South (8709 Metcalf Ave, Prairie Village, KS 66212)
Time TBD (afternoon)

Sept 20
6 pm at Tattered Cover — Aspen Grove (7301 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80120)

Sept 21
Mile High Comics (4600 Jason Street Denver CO, 80211)
Time TBD (afternoon)

Oct 6-9
Cartoon Crossroads Columbus/CXC (all over Columbus, OH)

Oct 12
Phantom of the Attic Comics — Oakland (411 S Craig St Ste 2 Pittsburgh, PA 15213)
w/ special guest SDCC co-founder Barry Alfonso
Time TBD (afternoon)

Oct 15
Silver Snail Comics (809 Queen Street West Toronto, Ontario, M6J 1G1)
w/ special guest comics/graphic novel creator Ho Che Anderson
Time: Noon – 4pm

Oct 19
Comic Carnival (7235 North Keystone Avenue  Suite E  Indianapolis Indiana 46240)
Time TBD (afternoon)

Oct 21
6:30 pm City Lit Books (2523 North Kedzie Blvd. Chicago, IL 60647)
w/ special guest comics creator Tim Seeley

Nov 2
Bell, Book, and Comic (458 Patterson Rd, Dayton, OH 45419)
Time TBD

Nov 3
Fairborn Community Library (1 E Main St, Fairborn, OH 45324)
Time TBD (evening)

Nov 4
Omega Music (318 E 5th St Dayton, OH 45402, USA)
in conversation with local media impresario Libby Ballangee
Time TBD (evening)

Nov 5
Super-Fly Comics & Games (132 Dayton St, Yellow Springs, OH 45387)
Time: Noon – 4pm 

Nov 9
Monocle Comics & Coffee (22 S Main St, Miamisburg, OH 45342)
Time TBD (afternoon)

Nov 12
5:00-7:00 pm at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery (1201 S Vale St, Seattle, WA 98108)
Panel hosted by TBD, including: Greg Bear (early SDCC science fiction coordinator, bestselling author), Astrid Anderson (daughter of legendary sci-fi author Poul Anderson), and Dr. Erin Hanna (fandom studies scholar, Uni of Oregon instructor, author.