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FCBD Signing w/ Chris Roberson & David Mack @ Austin Books and Comics

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

All-Day Event!


The Batmobile - The Batmobile from the 1966 Batman TV series will be on display at Heroes and Villains Comics.

Birds of Prey - DC Comics cosplay group. Some of your favorite DC characters will be available for photographs during Free Comic Book Day.

Heroes and Villains Comics
264 Main Street
Pleasanton CA 94566
925-399-5352
www.heroesvillainscomics.com

Rancho Cucamonga

4 Color Fantasies
Gail Simone - DC exclusive writer. Works include Birds of Prey, Secret Six, Wonder Woman and Welcome to Tranquility. Gail will be on hand to sign for fans.

JT Krul - DC writer currently working on Green Arrow, Teen Titans and, for Aspen Studios, Fathom and Soulfire. JT will be on hand to sign for fans.

Mike Mayhew - Artist who works with both DC and Marvel. Works include Spawn, X-Men Origins: Jean Grey (first fully painted issue) and Fear Itself Homefront. Mike will be on hand to sign for fans.

Adam Beechen - Writer on DC and other animated shows, including The Batman, X-Men: Evolutions, and Static Shock. His comic credits include Batman Beyond, Batgirl and Teen Titans Go! Adam will be on hand to sign for fans.

Mark Andreyko - Writer on Let Me In and Manhunter Co-Features and will soon be working on an upcoming Birds of Prey and the new Captain and Bucky series. Mark will be on hand to sign for fans.

Norm Rapmund - DC exclusive inker best know for his work on Supergirl. Currently working on Booster Gold and Justice League of America. Norm will be on hand to sign for fans.

Danny Miki - Inker whose current works include Incredible Hulk, Hulk, Silver Surfer (covers) and Fear Itself(covers). The exclusive inker for all of Joe Quesada's art work and the creator of Eduskaters. Danny will be on hand to sign for fans.

Allen Martinez - Artist/inker whose works include Secret Invasion: Requiem, Uncanny X-Men and most recently New Mutants and Iron Man Legacy. Allen will be on hand to sign for fans.

Amy Wolfram - TV and comic writer whose works include 15 episodes of Teen Titans, and some episodes of Legion of Superheros and Ben 10. Her comics foray includes Teen Titans: Year One and several issues of Cartoon Network's Ben 10. Amy will be on hand to sign for fans.

John C. Narkomey, Jr. - Head of Draw Hard Studios. Currently providing art for Semantink Publishing's summer release of Dust, a 6-part mini-series written and created by James Ninness. He is also working on creator owned projects Die Demon Die and Cholo Libre: Rise of the Luchador. John will be on hand to sign for fans.

AJ Herrera - Founder of Forbidden Panel website. Creator of ZKS (Zombie Kill Squad) published under Forbidden Panel. AJ will be on hand to sign for fans.

Justin White - Artist on ZKS (Zombie Kill Squad). Co-creator and artist on an upcoming comic called The Graves. Justin will be on hand to sign for fans.

Dani Dixon - Comic book creator/writer and publisher Dani Dixon speaks at events throughout the year on a number of topics related to writing, publishing and art. Her newest book 13 has been published by Tumblecreek Press. Dani will be on hand to sign for fans.

Julian Aguilera - Julian has worked on Zenoscope's Grimm Fairy Tales and, with Joe Quesada and Danny Miki, on Wolverine and with Jim Lee for DC Comics. Julian will be on hand to sign for fans.

And more to be announced!

4 Color Fantasies
7172 Archibald Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701
909-563-8751

San Gabriel

Nostalgic Books And Comics
Rick Basldua – Top Cow artist on Darkness, Epoch, and Image United. Rick will be on hand from 1:00PM to 3:00PM to sign for fans.
Dulce Brassea – Artifacts. Dulce will be on hand from 1:00PM to 3:00PM to sign for fans.
Katherine French – Artist. Katherine will be on hand from 1:00PM to 3:00PM to sign for fans.
Nostalgic Books and Comics
256 W. Fairview Ave.
San Gabriel, CA 91776
http://www.nostalgicbooksandcomics.com/
626-289-2495

Santa Clara

Illusive Comics & Games
James Robinson – Writer on Starman, The Golden Age and Legends of the Dark Knight. James will be on hand to sign for fans.
Illusive Comics & Games
2725 El Camino Real Suite 105
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-985-7481
anna@illusivecomics.com
www.IllusiveComics.com

Sherman Oaks

Earth-2 Comics
Geoff Johns - Superstar writer of the ongoing Green Lantern and The Flash comic book series. Geoff will be signing copies of the FCBD Green Lantern Special Edition comic book published by DC Comics, which includes a classic chapter of Green Lantern Secret Origin and the very first preview of Flaspoint. He will be on hand at the Sherman Oaks store from 12:00 noon to 2:00PM.
Geoff will be sigining at both Earth-2 Comics stores on May 7!

Earth-2 Comics
15017 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
818.386.9590
Connnecticut

Newton

Cave Comics
Franco Aureliani - Writer on Tiny Titans and Young Justice. Franco will be on hand to sign for fans.
Cave Comics
57 Church Hill Rd.
Newtown Ct 06470
203-426-4346
www.cavecomics.com
Delaware

Newark

Captain Blue Hen Comics
Dan Parent – Archie comics artist best known for his work on The Love Showdown and Veronica #202. Dan will be on hand to sign for fans.
Neil Vokes – Artist on Adventures of the Mask, Jonny Demon, Untold Stories of Spider-Man and Superman Adventures. Neil will be on hand to sign for fans.
Jamar Nicholas – Artist on the memoir-turned-graphic book Fist Stick Knife Gun (written by Geoffrey Canada) and creator of the web comic Detective Boogaloo. Jamar will be on hand to sign for fans.
Ben Harvey – Ben will be on hand to sign for fans.
John Gallagher – Creator of Buzzboy. John will be on hand to sign for fans.
Rich Faber – Artist on Green Lantern, Impulse, Venom and Quicksilver and the co-creator of Roboy Red. Rich will be on hand to sign for fans.

Captain Blue Hen Comics
280 E. Main Street Suite 101
Newark, Delaware
302-737-3434
mail@captainbluehen.com
http://www.captainbluehen.com

Wilmington

The Comic Book Shop
Philadelphia Ghostbusters – On hand for photo ops and to collect donations for local charities.
501st Legion Stormtroopers – Star Wars Characters will be on hand for photo ops and to collect unopened Star Wars toys for local children's charities.
The Comic Book Shop
1711 Marsh Road
Wilmington, DE 19810
302-477-1119
http://thecomicbookshop.com/
comicshop@thecomicbookshop.com
Florida

Clermont

Action Games & Comics
Action Games and Comics is actually in Minneola now, but the store is right on the line between Minneola and Clermont—not far from where it used to be.
Daisy Berkowitz – Co-founder and original guitarist of the band Marilyn Manson. Daisy will be on hand from 11:00AM throughout the day to sign, take pictures with fans and teach and play for guests.
Vale Anoa'i – Daughter of WWE Hall of Famer Afa the Wild Samoan, part of the infamous Wild Samoans Tag-Team. Vale is a quadruple threat: author, actress, bellydancer and professional wrestling royalty. She is author of the books Reflections From The Other World—The Complete Poems of Scarlett Vain 2000-2007, Hidden Memories, Return To The Other World—Short Stories and Poems, and The Sinwell-Tierney Asylum. She will have copies of her books and 8x10 photos on hand and for sale.
Larry Jarrell Jr., Jay Williams and Amy Vitale - From What The Flux?! Comics in-store with their titles Red Angel and Nano Sword from 11:00AM throughout the day to sign for fans.
Conor McCullagh - Winner of the SyFy Channel Reality Show FACE OFF will be signing and taking pictures with fans from 11:00AM and throughout the day.
Afa the Wild Samoan - 2007 WWE Hall of Famer! Pro wrestling legend, multiple-time Tag Team Champion with his brother Sika. Afa runs WXW Wrestling, the Wild Samoan Pro-Wrestling Training Center, and Usos—The Samoan Family Foundation.
Action Games & Comics
305D North Highway 27
Minneola, FL 34715
352-242-9755
www.actiongamesandcomics.com
Heroes Landing
Victor Gischler – Victor is a novelist and comic book writer who has worked on The Punisher, Wolverine, Deadpool and more. He will be on hand to sign for fans.
Austin Jonowsky – Artist on Iron Man: The End, creator of Stanley the Snowman and TAN. Austin will be on hand to sign from 11:00AM to 4:00PM.
James Hance – Artist who merges pop culture (e.g. Muppets and Star Wars) and co-creator of Wookiee the Chew. James will be on hand to sign starting at 9:00AM.
Carlos Garzon – Artist working on Marvel Star Wars, the daily Star Wars newspaper strips, and DC's Star Trek. Carlos will be signing and offering art lessons starting at 10:00AM.
Character Appearances - The 501st Legion and the Rebel Legion.
Heroes Landing
12348 Roper Blvd.
Clermont, Florida34711
352-242-XMEN (9636)
www.heroeslanding.com
info@heroeslanding.com

Minneola

Action Games & Comics
Daisy Berkowitz – Co-founder and original guitarist of the band Marilyn Manson. Daisy will be on hand from 11:00AM throughout the day to sign, take pictures with fans and teach and play for guests.
Vale Anoa'i – Daughter of WWE Hall of Famer Afa the Wild Samoan, part of the infamous Wild Samoans Tag-Team. Vale is a quadruple threat: author, actress, bellydancer and professional wrestling royalty. She is author of the books Reflections From The Other World—The Complete Poems of Scarlett Vain 2000-2007, Hidden Memories, Return To The Other World—Short Stories and Poems, and The Sinwell-Tierney Asylum. She will have copies of her books and 8x10 photos on hand and for sale.
Larry Jarrell Jr., Jay Williams and Amy Vitale - From What The Flux?! Comics in-store with their titles Red Angel and Nano Sword from 11:00AM throughout the day to sign for fans.
Conor McCullagh - Winner of the SyFy Channel Reality Show FACE OFF will be signing and taking pictures with fans from 11:00AM and throughout the day.
Afa the Wild Samoan - 2007 WWE Hall of Famer! Pro wrestling legend, multiple-time Tag Team Champion with his brother Sika. Afa runs WXW Wrestling, the Wild Samoan Pro-Wrestling Training Center, and Usos—The Samoan Family Foundation.
Action Games & Comics
305D North Highway 27
Minneola, FL 34715
352-242-9755
www.actiongamesandcomics.com

Orlando

D & B Comics
Shawn Surface - Artist on Kudu-Man, Billy the Monster Hunter and FemForce.
Richard Livingston - Concept artist on Battlestar Galactica and layout artist for Disney Studio on Mulan, Tarzan and Lilo and Stitch.
D & B Comics
Orange County Library – Alafaya Branch
12000 E Colonial Dr
Orlando, FL 32826
407-494-9732
Pop City Comics
Travis Hill – Artist for Cars: the comics. Travis will be on hand to sign and sketch (time permitting) for fans.
And costumed characters throughout the day!
Pop City Comics
2114 Edgewater Drive
Orlando, Florida32804
407-422-4555
popcitycomics.com

Port Richey

Yancy Street Comics
Angel Medina – Artist on titles like Megaton, Dreadstar, Hammer of God, The Incredible Hulk, and Warlock and the Infinity Watch. Angel will be on hand to sign and sketch (time permitting) for fans.
Jim Cheung – Artist on Scion, New Avengers: Illuminati, and Avengers: The Children's Crusade. Jim will be on hand to sign and sketch (time permitting) for fans.
Pat Broderick – Artist on Micronauts, Batman: Year Three, and the first artist to draw (Robin) Tim Drake. Pat will be on hand to sign and sketch (time permitting)> for fans.
Dave Myers - Creator of The Warriors of the Dharuk. Dave will be on hand to sign for fans.
Greg Horn – Cover artist on Ms Marvel, Jenna Jameson's Shadow Hunter, and Secret Invasion. Greg will be on hand to sign and sketch (time permitting) for fans.
Jim Fern - Artist and co-creator of Crossing Midnight. Jim will be on hand to sign for fans.
Morry Hollowell - Artist on Punisher: Happy Ending, Hulk, X-Men Origins: Emma Frost and more. Morry will be on hand to sign for fans.
Yancy Street Comics
9409 US 19 (inside Gulfview Square Mall)
Port Richey, Florida 34668
727-817-0888

Port St. Lucie

Collector’s Comics
John Beatty - Artist on Captain America, Batman, Punisher, Secret Wars and more. John will be on hand to sign for fans.
Keith Rommel - Author of the novel The Cursed Man. Keith will be on hand to sign for fans.
Andrew Palamacci - Writer on Beast Nights. Andrew will be on hand to sign for fans.
Marcus Grant - Artist on Beast Nights. Marcus will be on hand to sign for fans.

Collector's Comics
901 E. Prima Vista Blvd
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952

Sanford

Coliseum Of Comics Sanford
George Pérez – Legendary artist on such books as New Teen Titans, Wonder Woman, Justice League of America, Avengers, Fantastic Four, JLA/Avenger, and Crisis on Infinite Earths. George will be on hand to sign for fans.
Clay Mann – Artist on Age of X, X-Men Legacy, Daredevil, Thor: Art of War, Heroes for Hire and Dark Reign Elektra. Clay will be on hand to sign for fans.
Michael McElroy – Local artist.
Coliseum of Comics Sanford
Seminole Towne Center Mall
177 Towne Center Circle
Sanford FL 32771
1-407-324-1800
seminole@coliseumofcomics.com

West Melbourne

Famous Faces And Funnies
Karl Moline - Artists on BPRD, Buffy, and Emma Frost. Karl will be on hand from 11:00AM to 9:00PM to sign for fans.

Jeff Christensen - Head writer on the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe. Jeff will be on hand from 11:00AM to 9:00PM to sign for fans.

Thor and other super-heroes will be here for pictures!

Famous Faces and Funnies
3000 W New Haven Avenue
West Melbourne, FL 32904
321-259-3575
www.Facebook.com/FFFComics
www.Twitter.com/FFFComics
Georgia

Atlanta

Criminal Records
Cara McGee - Artist whose first graphic novel will soon be published by OniPress. Cara will be on hand to sign for fans.
Joshua Stephens - Local artist. Joshua will be on hand to sign for fans.
Jason Flowers - Indy comic creator and founder of Octa-Ink Press. Jason will be on hand to sign for fans.
Ted Murphy - Local artist. Ted will be on hand to sign for fans.
Joseph Wheeler - Local freelance illustrator and conceptual artist. Joseph will be on hand to sign for fans.
Rich Tomasso - Artist on Cannibal Porn, The Horror of Collier County, and Perverso!. Rich will be on hand to sign for fans.
Nathan Edmondson - Writer on Who is Jake Ellis?, The Light, and Olympus. Nathan will be on hand to sign for fans.
Annie Erskine - Artist on Operation Comics. Annie will be on hand to sign for fans.
Mary Golding - Indy artist and writer of Milkshake Club and Life in the Slow Lane. Mary will be on hand to sign for fans.
Adam WarRock - "Nerdcore rapper" performing live at 6:00PM.
Criminal Records
1154-A Euclid Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
404-215-9511
http://www.criminalatl.com

Buford

Galactic Quest
John Lotshaw – Artist on Accidental Centaurs. John will be on hand to sign for fans.
Sonya Thompson - Actress from the Walking Dead.

Galactic Quest
4264 Sudderth Road
Buford GA 30518
770-614-4804
http://www.galacticquest.com

Columbus

Columbus Book Exchange And Comics
Hosted at:
Coca-Cola Space Science Center
701 Front Avenue
Columbus, GA 31901
706-649-1486
www.ccssc.org
Andy Runton – Creator of the multi-award winning graphic novel series, Owly. Andy will be on hand to sign and sketch (time permitting) for fans. Andy's work is also featured in the FCBD 2011 Top Shelf Kids Club comic that will be available on FCBD. (Supplies limited).
Cosplay Group League of Columbus – Playing characters like Batman, Flash, Captain America, Green Arrow, and Robin.
Columbus Book Exchange and Comics
6440 W. Hamilton Pk. Dr.
ColumbusGA31909
706-324-2559
www.Columbusbookexchangeandcomics.net

Duluth

Titan Games & Comics
Tony Harris - Illustrator of such works as Starman, Ex Machina and Obergeist, and winner of multiple Eisner awards for best cover artist will be on hand to sign and mingle with fans.
JD Metler - Colorist of Jolly Rogers Studios, who has worked Ex Machina, H-E-R-O, Justice League: Generation Lost, and many others will be on hand to sign and mingle with fans.
Tony Shasteen - Illustrator of Talisman: Road of Trials, Occult Crimes Taskforce and 25 to Life will be on hand to sign and mingle with fans.
Titan Games & Comics - Duluth
2103 Pleasant Hill Rd.
Duluth, GA 30096
www.titangamesandcomics.com
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Titan-Games-Comics-Duluth/114289301964457

Lawrenceville

Galactic Quest
Allen Belk – Artist on Galaxy Man comics. Allen will be on hand to sign for fans.
Anthony Owsley – Cartoonist on THWAK and DRAWL. Anthony will be on hand to sign for fans.
Egg Embry – Writer, editor and artist who has worked on Dead@17, Dark Horror Anthology, Ezra, Dead Men Tell No Tales and Omega Chase. Egg will be on hand to sign for fans.
Joe Pruett – Writer, editor, and founder of Desperado Publishing. He has also worked on Marvel's X-Men Unlimited, Cable, Magneto Rex and more. Joe will be on hand to sign for fans.
Patrick Gallagher – Writer on Galaxy Man comics. Patrick will be on hand to sign for fans.
Wilfredo Torres – Boom! Studios artist on Salem: Queen of Thorns. Wilfredo will be on hand to sign for fans.
Chandler Riggs – Carl Grimes from The Walking Dead! Chandler will be on hand to sign for fans.
Radio Cult - Rock out with us as they perform hits from the 80's. http://www.radiocult.com/
Andy Womack - Performing his original hits. http://www.andythewebsite.com/
Galactic Quest
481 West Pike Street
Lawrenceville GA 30045
770-339-3001
http://www.galacticquest.com

Woodstock

Titan Games And Comics
Shawn McCauley - Pencils on Monster Hunters’ Survival Guide and Grimm Fairy Tales. Shawn will be on hand to sign for fans.
Titan Games and Comics
1105 Parkside Lane, Suite 1212
Woodstock, GA 30189
Illinois

Carbondale

Castle Perilous Games & Books
Paul Sloboda - Creator, writer and artist on Salvager Kain (www.salvagerkain.com).

Castle Perilous Games & Books
207 West Main St.
Carbondale IL 62901-2919
618-529-5317
800-297-2160
www.castleperilous.com
Twitter feed: @castleperilous

Chicago

Challengers Comics
Mike Norton – Artist on Runaways, Gravity and the comic book adaptation of the Young Justice animated series will be on hand. Mike's work is also featured in the FCBD 2011 Young Justice and Batman: The Brave and the Bold Super Sampler comic that will be available on FCBD. (Supplies limited).

Christopher Mitten – Christopher is known for his work on Oni Press' Wasteland. Christopher will be on hand for signing and conversation for fans. Christopher's work is also featured in the FCBD 2011 Baltimore and Criminal Macabre comic that will be available for FREE on FCBD. (Supplies limited).
Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave.
Chicago IL 60647
773-278-0155
challengerscomics.com
Comic Vault
Jonathan Hickman - Creator of The Nightly News, writer and artist on many works, including Fantastic Four, SHIELD, Secret Warriors, and Red Mass From Mars. Jonathan will be signing at the store from 12:00 noon to 4:00PM on May 7th. Please limit 2 items so that everyone has a chance to meet him. Jonathan Hickman Q&A hosted by Geek To Me Elliot Serrano Jonathan will come back to the Comic Vault for a 2 hour Q&A and meet and greet. This event is limited to 50 people and you can get a ticket if you purchase SHIELD: Architects Of Forever HC.
Randy Field - Creator of the Problem Town comic and web site. Randy will be on hand from 11:00AM to 1:30PM to sign for fans.
Max Bare - Artist on the webcomic Mystery Afoot. Max will be on hand from 11:00AM to 1:30PM to sign for fans.
Zoran Gvojic - Writer on Mystery Afoot. Zoran will be on hand from 11:00AM to 1:30PM to sign for fans.
Mike Moreci - Writer on Quarantined and Hoax Hunters. Mike will be on hand from 1:30PM to 4:00PM to sign for fans.
Dave Losso - Creator of The Great Sandwich Detective. Dave will be on hand from 1:30PM to 4:00PM to sign for fans.
Tom Stillwell - Writer on Toy Boy. Tom will be on hand from 1:30PM to 4:00PM to sign for fans.
Tom Kelly - Will eat Dave Losso, and artist on The Hood. Tom will be on hand from 1:30PM to 4:00PM to sign for fans.
Brian Crowley - Creator of the webcomic Hamster Rage. Brian will be on hand from 1:30PM to 4:00PM to sign for fans.
Hickman Q&A hosted by Elliot Serrano- Red Eye's Geek to Me from 7:00Pm to 9:00PM!
20% off everything and 25 cent back issues!
Comic Vault
1530 West Montrose
Chicago, IL 60613
773-728-2001
http://chicagocomicvault.com
Dark Tower Comics
Chris Burnham - DC Exclusive artist currently drawing Batman Inc. Past work includes Amory Wars, Batman and Robin #16. Worked with Joe Casey on Nixon's Pals and Officer Downe one-shot.
Hilary Barta - Artist for Creepy, Simpsons and Spongebob comics. Hilary has worked in comics almost 30 years and has done work for Markel, DC, Dark Horse and many others. He's worked with Alan Moore, Bill Willingham, Howard Chaykin and Rick Remender—to name a few.
Character Appearances: Zatanna
Sale 10-75% off entire store!
Dark Tower Comics
4835 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
773-733-4026
www.darktowercomics.net

Evanston

Comix Revolution
Jeffrey Brown - Writer and artist on Incredible Changebots and Clumsy. Jeffrey will be on hand at 12:00 noon to sign for fans.
Comix Revolution
606 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-866-8659
www.online-revolution.com
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Comix-Revolution/167583448521
twitter.com/ComixREvanston

Frankfort

Amazing Fantasy Books And Comics
Shawn Smith - Artist and creative director behind the best-selling Ninjatown/Shawnimals (www.shawnimals.com) line of toys. Shawn will be on hand from 11:00AM until 2:00PM to sign and to sketch (if time allows) for fans.
Aaron Shaps - Writer of Zeroids, Phantom Detective and General Jack Cosmo. Aaron will be on hand from 11:00AM until 2:00PM to sign for fans.
Mike Beazley - Artist/writer of The Grimm will be on hand to sign and sketch (time permitting) for fans from 11:00AM to 2:00PM.
Amazing Fantasy Books and Comics
20523 S. La Grange Road
Frankfort IL 60423
815-469-5092
www.afbooks.com

Glen Carbon

Slackers
Character Appearances: 501st Legion: Vader’s Fist will be at the Glen Carbon Slackers from 4:00PM to 6:00PM. Come out and see a Sandtrooper and Clone Commander Wolffe.

Slackers
150 Junction Drive
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
618-655-0940



Libertyville

Dreamland Comics
Gene Ha – Artist on Fortunate Son, The Adventures of Cyclops and Pheonix, and Global Frequency. Gene will be on hand from 1:00PM to 4:00PM to sign for fans.
Russell Lissau – Writer on Batman Allies Secret Files and Origins and The Batman Strikes! Russell will be on hand from 1:00PM to 4:00PM to sign for fans.
Dreamland Comics
105 W. Rockland Rd.
Libertyville, IL 60048
847-680-0727
info@dreamland-comics.com
www.dreamland-comics.com

Moline

Have Fun Collectibles
Cory Hamscher – Artist on X-Men Forever and Incredible Hulk. Cory will be on hand to sign for fans.
Mike Mcmahon – Local artist. Mike will be on hand to sign for fans.
Bill Douglas – Local artist. Bill will be on hand to sign for fans.
Live music from 12:00 noon to 3:00PM, free slice of Papa John's pizza, Drawer Box giveaway, huge sale and prizes for wearing a superhero costume!

Have Fun Collectibles
4327 Avenue of the Cities
Moline, Illinois 61265
309-762-2474
www.havefuncollectibles.com

Mount Prospect

Comix Revolution
Trevor Mueller - Writer/artist/creator of several popular webcomic series including the fantasty epic The Temple of a Thousand Tears and writer of the short story Inspiration for the benefit comic anthology Hope: The Hero Initiative from Ronin Studios. Trevor will be on hand to sign for attendees staring at 10:00AM.
Comix Revolution
115 W. Central Rd
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
847-506-0800
www.online-revolution
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Comix-Revolution-Mt-Prospect/194835712386
twitter.com/comixrevolution

Schaumburg

Dreamland
Art Baltazar – Artist and writer currently working for DC Comics who started with a self-published comic book called The Cray-Baby Adventures. His other work includes Gyro-Man, Captain Camel and the Space Chicken, Jimmy Dydo, Lunar Lizard, Meteor Mite, Patrick the Wolf Boy, a monthly comic strip called GORILLA GORILLA! in Disney Adventures Magazine and, his most recent work for Platinum Studios, the graphic novel Big Amoeba.
Now he works at DC Comics as artist and co-writer on the Eisner Award winning comic Tiny Titans, co-writer on Billy Batson and the Magic of Shazam!, and also works on the comic book adaptation of the Young Justice TV series (which has an FCBD version this year) and Little Archie.
Jeff Balke – Currently coloring for Zenescope Entertainment (Grimm Fairy Tales, Tales from Wonderland, Charmed) will be signing for fans.
Justin Castaneda – Author of the When I was Little... book series will be doing sketches and signing for fans.
*Face Painting
*Balloon Twisting
Dreamland
1415 W. Schaumburg Road
Schaumburg, Illinois 60194
847-524-6060
www.dreamlandcomics.com
comics4you@yahoo.com
Indiana

Evansville

Comic Quest
Corey Knabel - Artist on Grimm Fairy Tales and Escape From Wonderland. Corey will be on hand to sign for fans.
David Skelton - Local artist.
Clint Basinger - Local artist.
Josh Hicks - Local artist.
Comic Quest
2260 Morgan Ave
Evansville IN 47711
812-474-1133
sales@comicquest.com
comicquest.com

Lafayette

Blue Moon Comics Strikes Back
John Tyler Christopher – Cover artist on Artifacts, Marvel Variants and Twilight Guardian. John will be on hand to sign for fans.
Blue Moon Comics Strikes Back
280 E. Main Street Suite 101
Newark, Delaware
302-737-3434
mail@captainbluehen.com
http://www.captainbluehen.com
Iowa

Iowa City

Daydreams Comics
Phil Hester - Comic book writer and artist. Currently writing Wonder Woman, Green Hornet and Darkness. Currently drawing Godzilla Kingdom of Monsters. Previous works include: Green Arrow, Firebreather, Ant-Man, Nightwing, Swamp Thing, and many more! Phil will be on hand to sign for fans.
Skottie Young - Comic book artist. Currently working on Marvel's Wizard of Oz adaptations, including The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Marvelous Land of Oz, and The Ozma of Oz. Previous works include: New Warriors, Human Torch, Spider-Man: Legend of the Spider Clan and New X-Men. He's done covers for books like Cable/Deadpool, Spider-Man, Deadpool, Iron Man, and many more! Skottie will be on hand to sign for fans.
Daydreams Comics
21 S. Dubuque St.
Iowa City, IA 52240
319-354-6632
daydreamscomics@yahoo.com
www.daydreamscomics.com
Kansas

Lawrence

Hastings Entertainment
Jai Nitz - Writer on Tron: Betrayal, Green Hornet, Kato Origins, Bring the Thunder, Batman Strikes and El Diablo. Jai will be signing and sketching from 10:00AM to 2:00PM.

Greg Smallwood - Artist for Oni Press and artist on Day of the Dead: Rising of Bub. Greg will be signing and sketching from 10:00AM to 2:00PM.

Hastings Entertainment
1900 West 23rd
Lawrence, KS 66046
785-832-0719


Overland Park

Pop Culture Comics
C.W. Cooke - Writer on Bluewater Productions' FAME: Lady Gaga and The Mythadventures of the Muses. C.W. will be on hand to sign for fans.

Mike Sullivan - Artist on Virtual Infinity's comics. Mike will be on hand to sign for fans.

Bill Hook - Owner of Virtual Infinity Comics will be here to draw, sign and chat with guests.

Captain Logan - Co-founder/creator of the Geekvolution web site and author of the novel Normal is a 4-Letter Word. Captain Logan will be on hand to sign for fans.

Vince Haskins - Co-founder/creator of the Geekvolution web site and Vince's Blog on Youtube.com.

Pop Culture Comics
9337 W 87th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212
913-341-0040
http://www.popculturecomix.com
Kentucky

Lexington

Collectibles Etc
Mark Kidwell - Signing his new comic '68 from Image Comics from 3:00PM to 8:00PM, with some live art and a podcast recording.
Character Appearances: Spider-Man and Captain America in the morning.
Featured Events: Located one block away from a Movie Tavern and partnered with several businesses in the area to have a huge treasure chest giveaway. Everyone who comes in gets a key to try to open the lock and, for the month of April, and May 4th, if folder customers buy a KEY BOOK, they get an extra key to try.
Collectibles Etc
Lexington, KY
859-269-6633
Kentucky
Heroes Realm
RD Hall - Writer on Frankenstein: Monster Mayhem, American Wasteland: Blood and Diesel and the American Wasteland trade paperback. RD will be on hand to sign for fans.
Billy Tackett - Artist and creator of Dead White and Blue. Billy will be on hand to sign for fans.
Dave Fultz - Actor.
Mike Holman - Actor.
Heroes Realm
1624 Old Paris Rd.
Lexington KY 40505
Maryland

Annapolis

Third Eye Comics
Charles Paul Wilson III and Mike DeVito - Co-creators of Stuff of Legend and Intrepid EscapeGoat, which have an FCBD free edition this year, will be on hand to sign for fans.

Third Eye Comics
45 Old Solomons Island Road
Suite 102
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-897-0322
http://www.thirdeyecomics.com
http://www.facebook.com/thirdeyecomics
http://www.twitter.com/thirdeyecomics


Parkville

Collector's Corner
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY May 7th 2011 at Collector's Corner ALL DAY from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM!

FREE COMICS - Choose from every FCBD title offered from every publisher while supplies last + BONUS 25 FREE COMICS per person from selected Back Issues outside offered alongside this year's FCBD COMICS!

FREE PIZZA - ALL DAY!
All creators appearing from 9:00AM to 5:00PM.
Greg LaRocqoue - Artist known for his work on Web of Spider-Man, Legion of Superheroes, The Flash and various titles through Exiled Studios (including the creator-owned mini-series The Exiled). Greg will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Jo Chen - (Tentative) Writer and comic book/manga artist who has worked on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Runaways, the Racer X mini-series and and many more. Jo will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Sunny Lee - (Tentative) Artist on Gen¹³. Sunny will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
H.C. Noel - Creator (artist and writer) of Mr. Scootles. H.C. will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Michael S. Bracco - Creator (artist and writer) of the graphic novels Birth and Novo. Michael will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Nathan Getz - Artist on No One. Nathan will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Tony Calandra - Writer on No One. Tony will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
GW Fisher - Artist on Shadowhawk. GW will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Chris Hewitt - Artist on The Living Corpse. Chris will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Dan Dobry - Writer on Love in the Time of Damnation. Dan will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Vince Sneed - Writer on Forty Winks. Vince will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Dave LaMason - Creator of the web comic Unbearable Bears. Dave will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Monica Gallagher - Web comic creator of Boobage and Gods and Undergrads. Monica will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Bobby Foster - Local artist. Bobby will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Mike Riley - Local artist. Mike will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Carlos Taylor - Local artist. Carlos will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Character Appearances: Wonder Girl, The Riddler, Silk Spectre, Robin, Hawkeye, Catwoman, Spider-Man, Captain America, Black Cat, Daredevil, Elektra, Magneto, Supergirl, Rorschach, Venom, Iron Man, Wolverine, Batman, Deadpool and Wonder Woman.
Other Events:
*The Charm City Roller Girls
*Comic Book Cosplay Contest (Starts at 2:00PM) - Sign up at the counter. Prizes: 1st $100 CC Gift Card, 2nd $50 CC Gift Card, 3rd $25 CC Gift Card.
*Comic Book Trivia Contest: Starts at 3:00PM.
*Games Demos - Behind the store all day!
*Membership Drive - All day at the counter.
STORE-WIDE SALE:
*In the Store - ALL Trade Paperbacks & Graphic Novels 20% Off.
*In the Store - ALL Back Issues in the Display Cases 50% Off.
*In the Store - In the BACK ISSUES VAULT - ALL COMICS Priced $5 and Under $1 Each or 50 for $60.
*In the Basement - ALL COMICS (OPEN all day on FCBD) $1 EACH or 60 for $50 & MAKE A BOX for $200.

Collector's Corner
7911 Harford Rd.
Baltimore/Parkville MD 21234
collectorscornermd@comcast.net
www.collectorscornermd.com
www.facebook.com/CollectorsCorner
Massachusetts

Allston

New England Comics (Allston)
Tofusquirrel - www.tofusquirrel.com

Fish McGill - www.fishmcgill.com

Dave Schlafman - www.schlafman.com

Karl Stevens - karlstevensart.com

Scott Monteiro - Local artist.

New England Comics
Allston MA

Brockton

New England Comics (Brockton)
Enrique Savory - Local independent artist and artist for Arcana Studio. Recent work includes Three and Dead Men Decimation. Enrique will be available to take requests and commissioned work.
Scott Wilde - Freelance artist who will be doing caricature sketches throughout the day upon request.
New England Comics
East Crossing Plaza
716A Crescent St
Brockton MA, 02302
508-559-5068

Brookline

New England Comics (Brookline)
Liz Robbins - Artist on The Mangalicious Tick. Liz will be on hand to sign and sketch for fans. www.robbinsstudios.com
New England Comics
Brookline MA

Milford

TJ Collectibles
Paul Ryan – Artist on titles such as Avengers, Iron Man, Flash, Superman, an acclaimed Fantastic Four run involving the death of Reed Richards and many more. Paul will be signing and sketching (limit 1 sketch per fan) from 11:00AM to 5:00PM.
ALL TPB's and HC's 35% OFF!
ALL wall comics Buy 1, get 1 FREE!
ALL Comic sets 35% OFF!

Raffles to win Prints, HC's and Rare Variant covers!
TJ Collectibles
160 Main Street
Milford, MA 01757
1-508-473-5874
www.tjcollect.com
Tjcollect@aol.com

Norwood

New England Comics (Norwood)
Ellen Crenshaw - Will be appearing and doing free sketches from 12:00 noon until 3:00PM. Ellen is a member of the Los Angeles-based illustrators' group, Girls Drawin' Girls; she has been published in comics anthologies Inbound and ZombieBomb!
Sean Kasper - Will be appearing and doing free sketches from 11:00AM until 4:00PM. A local artist who spends most his time drawing monsters, superheroes, and mystery men. His newest comic, Honest Jon, is coming out later this year.
Jason M. Burns - Local comic and TV writer. Will be signing from 12:00 noon until 3:00PM. Jason has written and created A Dummy's Guide to Danger, Curse of the Were-Woman, and The Expendable One, which is being developed into a major motion picture by Intrepid Pictures as well as written Shrek, Megamind, Jericho, Pocket God, Kung Fu Panda, Richie Rich, Fraggle Rock, and Child's Play comics.
New England Comics
Norwood MA

Quincy

New England Comics (Quincy)
Ian Nichols - Creator of the self-published Small Town Type.
Dave Griffin - www.corkedthecomic.com Cartoonist who has worked professionally for a national wine label.
Both artists will be doing free sketches and caricatures for kids.

New England Comics
Quincy MA
Michigan

Dearborn

Green Brain Comics
Christian Slade - Creator of KORGI from Top Shelf Productions. www.topshelfcomix.com/catalog/christian-slade

Jerzy Drozd - Creator of The Front. mlatcomics.com/front_index.html

Mark Rudolph - Creator of My Life with a Meteor Hunter. cvcomics.com

Jesse Rubenfeld - Creator of Into the Dust. jesserubenfeld.net/?page_id=349

Jon Hickey and Mike Roll - Writer and artist of Apooka: The World's Most Adorable Zombie Girl. apooka.blogspot.com

Randy Zimmerman - Editor and co-founder of Flint Comics and Entertainment. www.flintcomix.com

Green Brain Comics will be accepting donations all day for the following list of non-profit organizations:

*Gleaners Community Food Bank (http://www.gcfb.org/site/PageServer) will be here to accept canned and non-perishable food items. Guests can receive up to three additional FCBD comic books for these donations.
*Cell Phones for Soldiers (http://www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com/) Guests can receive up to three additional FCBD comic books for these donations.

And to further support our local community, a portion of every sale on FCBD will go to support WDET http://wdet.org/, non-commercial radio from the campus of Wayne State University.

Green Brain Comics
13210 Michigan Ave
Dearborn, MI 48126
321-259-3575
http://www.greenbrain.biz/

Kalamazoo

Fanfare
Gene Gonzales - Gene has been in the comics industry since the early 1990s. His works include Maze Agency, Mr. X, Battlestar Galactica, Aquaman, Tales of the Cherokee, Diary of Night, Overstreet and DC Comics Licensing. Gene will be on hand to sign for fans.
Fanfare
4415 S. Westnedge Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
269-349-8866
www.fanfare-se.com
www.facebook.com/pages/fanfare-kalamazoo-mi/60648441375

Midland

Collector's Corner, Inc.
Daniel Brian Mobley - Tennessee native who relocated to Michigan in 2007. He has an Associates degree in Commercial Art, and is currently pursuing a Bachelors in Social Work. An intern for Scattered Comics, he also self-publishes the all-ages comic Oktopus. Daniel lives in Essexville with his wife Crystal, and aspires to begin an autobiographical comic that reexamines key events from his child and teen years. He will have the first issue of Oktopus available for sale as well as prints and be performing original artwork for those that are interested from 12 noon until 5:00PM.
Mark Starks - Born in Midland, Michigan, he is a graduate ofCentral Michigan University (BAA - Journalism). Mark is the author of several books, including Fire Safety for Kids and Child Safety Tips. He created the comic book Mark Starks' Martian in grade school. "Martian" was also a popular newspaper strip in college. Today, "Martian" is a motion comic book on YouTube, DVD and for digital distribution. The digital version features the voice talent of Wally Wingert. Wally's voice credits include the animated television show Family Guy and videogames Avatar, Garfield, Batman: Arkham Asylum and the upcoming Batman: Arkham City. He is the current announcer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Mark will have FREE copies of his comic book Mark Starks' Martian available and be on hand to talk about his comic from 12 noon until 5:00PM.

Collector's Corner, Inc.
4011 Jefferson Ave
Midland, MI 48640
989-839-2060
CCornerMI@aol.com
Wizards Community: Fozzy989
Facebook: Collector's Corner Inc

Taylor

Wonderworld Comics
Gary Reed - Writer of Deadworld, the long running horror title now coming out from IDW. He has written over 25 graphic novels and books from Penguin, Image, Simon & Shuster, IDW, Caliber, and many others. His other work includes Saint Germaine, Baker Street, Renfield, Raven Chronicles, etc. He was also the owner and publisher of Caliber Comics, one of the leading independent comic publishers of the 1990's and is currently publisher of Transfuzion, a company that has released over 20 graphic novels in its first three years.

Jay P. Fosgitt - Creator of the graphic novel Dead Duck, and the writer/artist on Ape Entertainment's Little Green Men comic. He's contributed artwork to various sketch card sets for Topps, Rittenhouse and 5finity. He is also the letterer for Guy Davis' upcoming Marquis comics, which will be published by Dark Horse. Jay is a member of The National Cartoonists Society. He lives in Ann Arbor with his wife Laura and their cat, Goonie.

Tony Miello - Creator of the popular web based comic strip GAPO the Clown, which has been running since 2004. GAPO the Clown has been collected in several comic books, and will have a new collected volume, GAPO the Clown: Big, Fat and Greasy, coming in spring of 2011. Tony has contributed sketch cards for Upper and Breygent Marketing. His current projects include drawing an all new comic for the pop/punk band Bowling For Soup and continuing work on his own comic strip which can be found twice a week at www.gapotheclown.com.

Jeremy and Lisa Treece - Creators of Fearsome As The Night and The Keys of Mahdicia.

Bruce Gerlach - A freelance illustrator and cartoonist who has worked on licensed material, such as Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Voltron, Captain America and Vampirella. His clients include Topps, Upper Deck, 5Finity, Breygent Marketing, Hogsnot, Lucasfilm, Marvel Comics, Strictly Ink and Cult Stuff. His cartoons have been published in various magazines and have been exhibited internationally, including a one man showing in Osijek, Croatia. He is the creator of such strips as Wade's World, The Beanfield and, currently, Muck Man and ink.re.ments, which can be seen on-line.

Bill Pulkovski - Entertainment illustrator and designer whose work can be found in comic books, trading cards, prints and film, such as Lucas Film LTD., Star Wars, Topps, Paramount Pictures, Breygent Marketing, 5finity Productions, Cult-Stuff, Shot in The Dark Comics, Factory Entertainment and AMC. www.billpulkovski.com

Denver Brubaker - Cartoonist and creator of the webcomic Tales of a Checkered Man, which he describes as a love letter to masked mystery men, caped-crusaders, classic adventure pulps and traditional newspaper strips featuring a rather unorthodox character armed with the best of intentions and a bad case of acrophobia as he learns to become the hero he imagines himself to be. Tales of a Checkered Man made its debut online on April 6th, 2010 and updates twice per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Wonderworld Comics
22347 Ecorse Road
Taylor, Michigan 48180
Just East of Telegraph In the Scottwood Plaza Shopping Center
313-292-8697
Mississippi

Biloxi

3 Alarm Comics
Mark Texeira - Artist on Moon Knight, Punisher, Ghost Rider, Conan, Birds Of Prey, Darkness, Vampirella, Wolverine, Hercules, Hulk, Thor, Tomb Raider, X-Men and more. Mark will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Steven Butler - Artist on Sonic The Hedgehog (and the penciller on the FCBD Sonic The Hedgehog book), Spider-Man, Silver Sable, Superman, Punisher, X-Men, and Betty and Veronica. Steven will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Mitch Byrd - Artist on Starman, Generation X, Predator, Green Lantern, Shi, and Guy Gardner. Mitch will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Bryan King - Creator of The Kingly Cookbook. Bryan will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
T.D. Roebuck - Artist. T.D. will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Andy Childress - Creator of Bubbaworld Comics. Andy will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
Jesse Labbe - Creator of Berona's Hundred Year War. Jesse will be on hand from to sign autographs for fans.
3 Alarm Comics
15210 Lemoyne Blvd
Biloxi MS 39532
228-392-9833
3alarmcomics@cableone.net
Missouri

Columbia

Rock Bottom Comics
Brad Desnoyer – Writer on Detective Annual 12 and Batman 80-page Giant 2010. Brad will be on hand to sign for fans.
Rock Bottom Comics
1013 East Walnut Street Suite 101
Columbia MO 65201
1-573-443-0113
Rockbottomcomics@hotmail.com

Saint Louis

Comic Headquarters
Lorenzo Lizana - Local comic book and children's book artist. Lorenzo will be on hand to sign and sketch for fans from 10:00AM to 2:00PM.
Comic Headquarters
4352 Telegraph Road
Saint Louis, MO 63129
314-487-9442

South County

Slackers
Creators from Ink and Drink Comics will be at the South County Slackers from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Aaron James Ford - Creator of Golgotha and Hell Samurai.

Jason Green - Writer whose work appeared in the Protoculture Addicts anime magazine and is working on his first graphic novel, Trio.

Steve Higgins - Assistant professor of English and creator of a comic anthology called Myriad.

Bryan Hollerbach - Former editor of St. Louis Magazine and currently blogging in PLAYBACK:stl's "Rude Chapbook" column.

Carlos Gabriel Ruiz - Writer and artist; creator of Pretentious Record Store Guy and Parade of Freaks.

Kevin Wolf - Creator of the webcomic Pangaea.

Character Appearances: 501st Legion: Vader’s Fist will be at the South County Slackers from 4:00PM to 6:00PM. Come out and see a Tusken Raider, a Stormtrooper, a Biker Scout, an Imperial Officer and Darth Maul

Slackers
18 S. Cnty Ctr Way #462
St. Louis MO 63129
314-845-5155

Nebraska

Omaha

Krypton Comics
Brook Turner - Image comics artist of the fan favorite Golly.
Bruce McCorkindale - Comic book artist and creator. His most recent projects include Godzilla Monster War, The Jack Kirby Collector #54, Golly from Image, Negative Burn, Rune Vs. Venom, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
Max Riffner - Comic creator, graphic designer, and winner of the Isotope Award. His works include Drunk Elephant Comics, Lydia, and Quick Step.
Rick Hiltbrunner - Comic book artist and creator. His projects include Iron Ghost, Archenemies and Golly.
Fredd Gorham - Artist whose projects include Steel Angel, 365 Days of Drawing, and he is the creator of the Krypton Comics Artist Jam.
Doug McCoy - Inker on ShadowLands and winner of the Create a Krypton Comics Mascot contest.
Tracie Mauk - Talented local artist. Tracie will be on hand to sketch for fans.
Jon Riggle - Specializes in trading card art.
Louis Simpson - Teaches a class on how to draw comics at a local college.
Helen Slater - Actor who portrayed Supergirl in the movie. Helen will be on hand to sign autographs for fans.
Don't forget, as in years past, Krypton will be guarded on FCBD by the fearsome stormtroopers of the 501st Legion!
Krypton Comics
2819 South 125th Avenue #261
Omaha, NE 68144-3873
402-391-4131
Nevada

Las Vegas

Wishing Well Comics
Chad Hardin - Artist on Stan Lee's The Traveler and Zatanna. Steve will be on hand from 10:00AM to 2:00PM to sign for fans.

Wishing Well Comics
5706 W. Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
702-870-1268
http://wishingwellcomics.com/
http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Wishing-Well-Comics/120360087984438
New Hampshire

Rochester

Jetpack Comics LLC
Ed McGuinness - ED MCGUINNESS IS BACK AND HE WANTS TO CLICK! Ed McGuinness is returning to Rochester's Free Comic Book Day Festival! This year he's bringing his HeroClix and enjoying a Saturday Afternoon Game. Come and be a part of the HeroClix / FCBD fun!Artist on Deadpool, Vampirella, Superman/Batman and many more. Ed will be on hand to sign for fans and for the Friday Night Heroclix Tourney.

Thomas Sniegoski - Author Tom Sniegoski returns to Jetpack Comics FCBD festival this year! Tom's body of work is incredible. Don't forget to pick up his most recent work on BONE, The Quest for the Spark. Writer on Batman, The Punisher, Hellboy, Wolverine, Devil Dinosaur, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel and the prequel to Jeff Smith’s award winning series Bone, which was called Stupid, Stupid Rat Tails: The Adventures of Big Johnson Bone. His most recent comic book work, written with frequent partner Christopher Golden, is The Sisterhood, published by Archaia Studios Press. Chris and Tom have also worked on the mini-series Talent from Boom! Studios, optioned by Universal Pictures. Tom will be on hand to sign for fans.

Joe Hill - Celebrating his first FCBD festival, the award winning writer of national best sellers 20th Century Ghost Stories, Heart Shaped Box, and Horns joins Jetpack with a special all ages Free Comic Book Day issue of his award winning comic series Locke & Key, currently in the works to be a Fox TV show! Joe will be on hand to sign for fans.

Jason Ciaramella - Joining Joe will be scripter Jason Ciaramella, who scripted Joe's The Cape (not the TV show) and Joe's Kodiak. Both Jason and Joe are Eisner Award nominees this year. Jason will be on hand to sign for fans.

Christopher Golden - Comic book writer, author with an impressive bibliography (including books like Strangewood and The Ferryman), co-writer of the online animated series Ghosts of Albion, who also wrote the introduction for Joe Hill's 20th Century Ghost Stories. Christopher will be on hand with his special FCBD offering of Baltimore, or the Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire to sign for fans.

Bob Raymond - An artist/comic creator who recently got some publicity when he did a comic for an unknown Senate candidate, Alvin Green of North Carolina, and had his comic shown on the Daliy Show with Jon Stewart and some small press publications to the Washington Post. Next up is a one shot through Jetpack Comics! Bob will be on hand to sign for fans.

Bill Mitchell and Kimball Thorpe - Co-creators of the web comic character Beanman. Bill and Kimball will be on hand to sign and draw for fans.

Heidi Brunelle - Creator of Amputee Bunny and Narcoleptic Owl at Jetpack Comics. Heidi will be on hand to sign for fans.

Greg Moutafis - Entering the industry in 1994 with a Xeric Foundation Award for Indie Comic Artists, Greg has illustrated a variety of stories and projects for publishers including Caliber, Jetpack Press and Lollipop music magazine. His latest full length projects are the 2005 superhero graphic novel The Rookie, with Killing Pickman writer Jason Becker, and the satirical graphic novel Boom!Squad with award winning prose writer David Crouse. Greg recently launched PREEMO STUDIO for his graphic design work and creator owned comic projects. Greg will be selling original art, as well as new, limited-edition prints and books at the show.

Rick Silva - Small press publisher and comic book writer. Rick published and edited Kinships magazine. Along with his wife Gynn, Rick is a partner in Dandelion Studios, a small press comic book company. Rick co-writes the Dandelion Studios comics Zephyr and Reginald: Minions for Hire, Stone, Kaeli and Rebecca and Perils of Picorna. He publishes his own zine, Caravan, and he is one of the featured contributors for the fiction webzine The Edge of Propinquity. Rick will be on hand to sign for fans.

Shaun O'Neil - A friend of the store who recently had a short story published in the Image Comics Anthology. The story he penciled was written by Robert Kirkman (writer on The Walking Dead)! Shaun will be on hand to sign for fans.

Joe Dellagatta - Artist on "Spared" in Egg: Hard Boiled Stories #1, "Fisherman's Wife" in Mysterious Adventure Magazine, the online "Mr. Legacy" origin story, writer/artist on "Nick" in Zombies Anthology and currently working on his creator owned project, The Holy Diver. Joe will be on hand to sign for fans.

Rich Woodall - Local creator, writer and artist of the all ages comic, Johnny Raygun, produced by Jetpack Press. Rich's other works include thousands of sketch cards for Topps card company including Indiana Jones, Star Wars and Marvel Comic Cards. Rich will be on hand to sign for fans.

Jennifer Omand - Creator ofthe web comic Squarecat Comics. Jennifer will be on hand to sign for fans.

Matt Talbot - Co-Writer and inker of Johnny Raygun and a highly accomplished graphic designer. Matt will be on hand to sign for fans.

Sara Richard - Artist currently working on solidifying a signature illustration style and freelancing with Hasbro. Sara will be on hand to sign for fans.

Other Events and Guests fro Free Comic Day:

The Star Wars 501st /NH Mandalorians - Star Wars characters on the stage at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Accepting donations and holding a silent auction for the Make A Wish foundation.

The Barrington Middle School Comic Book Club - The BMS Comic Club publishes ten AWESOME issues of "Multi-Age Media Presents" a year. All of the comics strips in each issue are made after school in the art room by students in grades 5 thru 8. The comic book sells in the cafeteria during lunch or through subscriptions delivered to home room. The profits from the comic go toward purchasing graphic novels for the students of BMS to read. This is the club's fourth year (and second appearance at FCBD).

The Fatsquad - Jetpack Press' own Fatsquad, with the success of their first nationally distributed publication, will be at FCBD selling all their fat goods.

Severed Head Comics - Once again, New Hampshire proves it's the place that up and coming comic creators get their start. Severed Head Comics Presents is a horror anthology by a group of New Hampshire comic creators.

JETPACK COMICS LLC
37 North Main Street
Rochester, NH 03867
603-330-XMEN (9636)
www.jetpackcomics.com
jpcomics@worldpath.net


West Lebanon

Newbury Comics
Steve Bissette - Artist on Swamp Thing, Taboo, and Tyrant. Steve will be on hand to sign for fans.
Denis St. John - Creator of Monsters and Girls: Amelia. Denis will be on hand to sign for fans.
Blair Shedd - Penciller on Doctor Who. Blair will be on hand to sign for fans.
Chris Warren - Creator of Poser and HP Comicraft. Chris will be on hand to sign for fans.
David Yoder - Cartoonist (Giant Naked Baby, It Happened at Work...). David will be on hand to sign for fans.
Please call for signing times.
Newbury Comics
K-Mart Plaza
200 South Main St
West Lebanon, NH 03784
603-298-2167
New Jersey

Bloomfield

The Comic Book Market
Kevin Greaves - A graduate of the Kubert Art School who currently works for Dynamic Forces.
Taylor Sterling - Local artist who has interned with Marvel and is working on his own comic.

The Comic Book Market
28 Washington St
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
973-680-0006
www.thecomicbookmarket.com

Flemington

Comic Fusion
Ken Branch - Inker on Trinity, Flash and JLA. Ken will be on hand to sign for fans.

J.K. Woodward - Artist on Fallen Angel, Eureka and Star Trek. J.K. will be on hand to sign for fans.

Nick Mockoviak - Independent artist. Nick will be on hand to sign for fans.

Costumed characters will be ready for photos too.

Comic Fusion
42 Main St.
Flemington, NJ 07882
908-788-0599
info@comicfusion.com
www.ComicFusion.com

Livingston

New World Manga
Peter and Bobby Timony - Creators of the graphic novel Night Owls. Peter and Bobby will be on hand to sign the trade paperback of Night Owls and be available for sketches.
Frank J. Barbiere and Chris Moonetham - Writer (from Arcana Studios) and artist. Frank and Chris will be on hand to preview their new project Endless West and be available for autographs and sketches.
New World Manga
93 E Mount Pleasant Ave
Livingston, NJ 07039-3005
973-597-0625
www.NewWorldManga.com

Madison

Dewey's Comic City
Fernando Ruiz - Returning for his tenth annual FCBD appearance is Archie Comics artist (Man from Riverdale) and Joe Kubert Art School instructor Fernando Ruiz, who'll be providing free sketches and signing copies of his published work from 1:30 to 3:30PM.
Fabio Redivo - Artist, independent comic creator, and inker for Archie Comics and an instructor at Joe Kubert Art School, Fabio will be providing free sketches.
Joe Kubert Art School Students - This year Dewey's Comic City welcomes members of the graduating, third year class of students from the Joe Kubert Art School who will also provide free sketches and art tips for aspiring young comic creators!
Character Appearances: Costumed members of the Star Wars costuming organizations the Rebel Legion and 501st Legion, Northeast Remnant.
Dewey's Comic City
13 Park Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940
973-593-0042
www.deweyscomiccity.com
dewey@deweyscomiccity.com
New Mexico

Albuquerque

Astro-Zombies
Aaron Campbell – Artist on Green Hornet and Sherlock Holmes. Aaron will be on hand from 1:00PM to 3:00PM to sign for fans.
Astro-Zombies
3100 Central Ave SE
Albuquerque NM 87106
www.astrozombies.com
New York

Albany

Earthworld Comics
John Hebert - Artist on Punisher, Ghost Rider and Captain Action will be making his fourth consecutive appearance at Earthworld Comics to sign for fans from 11:00AM to 6:00PM

Earthworld Comics
537 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12206
518-459-2400

Ballston Spa

Excellent Adventures Comics
Ron Marz - Writer of Witchbalde, Magdalena, Green Lantern, Silver Surfer and much more. Ron will be on hand to sign his FCBD offering, Silver Scorpion, as well as copies of Magdalena. Magedalena herself will be on hand to pose with Ron for pictures. Ron will be in the store from 2:00PM to 4:00PM.

Paul Harding - Sculptor extraordinaire, with works on the Marvel Select line, and numerous DC Direct figures, as well as many statues and other action figures. Paul is also a terrific penciller, and was recently featured on the Albany Comic Con Limited Edition VIP print. Paul will be on hand from 2:00PM until 5:00PM.

Christian St. Pierre - Penciller of numerous gaming products, and the cover artist for last year's Albany Comic Con Variant Argonauts cover. Chris will be available for sketches and consignments from 12:00 Noon to 5:00PM.

Excellent Adventures Comics
110 Milton Ave. (Rt #50)
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
518-884-9498

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Comics And More, Inc.
10:00AM - 11:30AM
Michael Buckley and the N.E.R.D.S. book series. For ages 9 to 14.
12:00 noon - 1:30PM
Brian Wood - DMZ, The New York Four, New York Five Northlanders, Local, Demo and many more. For ages 14 and up.
2:00PM - 3:30PM
Fiona Robinson - The Useful Moose: A Truthful, Moose-full Tale and The 3-2-3 Detective Agency. For ages 4 to 12.
4:00PM - 5:30PM
Laura Lee Gulledge - Page by Paige. For ages 12 to young adult and up.
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Rick Parker - Tales From The Crypt, Diary of a Stinky Dead Kid, Harry Potty and the Deathly Boring and the unauthorized Twilight Saga, "Breaking Down." For ages 8 to young adult and up.

Brooklyn Comics and More, Inc.
493 7th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
718-840-5840
www.brooklyncomicsandmore.com
TWITTER - bklyncomicsmore
FACEBOOK - Brooklyn Comics and More

Canandaigua

Pulp Nouveau Comix
Chris Yambar - Works include Simpsons Comics and Popeye, creator of Mr. Beat, and a presidential candidate.

Pulp Nouveau Comics
92 South Main Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
585-394-8250
pulpnouveau@pulpnouveau.com

Clay

Larger Than Life Comics
Joe Jusko - Artist on Vampirella, Wolverine, Warlord of Mars, 1992 Marvel Masterpieces and Wolverine-Hercules. Joe will be on hand from 10:00AM to 6:00PM to sign for fans.
Costume Appearances - 501st Stormtroopers, Batman and the Joker.
First 25 customers get a free gift bag!
Larger Than Life Comics
Great Northern Mall
4255 Route 31
Clay, NY 13041
315-622-1891
http://www.largerthanlife-comics.com

Jamestown

Chautauqua Comics
Roger Stern - Co-creator of the Hobgoblin and one of the architects of DC's Death of Superman. Roger will be on hand to sign for fans.
News coverage of Roger Stern at http://post-journal.com/page/content.detail/id/583561/Roger-Stern-Returns-.html and http://ineffablog.blogspot.com/2011/05/nerding-out-with-roger-stern.html.
Chautauqua Comics
214 Fairmount Avenue
Jamestown, NY 14701-2803
716-664-2287
www.chautauquacomics.com

Legrangeville

Alternaverse 2
Phil Jimenez - Known for his work as writer/artist on Wonder Woman, as one of the pencilers of the DC miniseries Infinite Crisis, and his collaborations with writer Grant Morrison on New X-Men and The Invisibles. His most recent works include a run on Amazing Spider-man, The Astonishing X-Men with writer Warren Ellis, and Adventure Comics with writer Paul Levitz.
Alternaverse 2
1097 Route 55
Lagrangeville, NY 12540
845-454-0305
alterniverse2@verizon.net
www.facebook.com/alterniverse2
http://twitter.com/Alterniverse2

New Hyde Park

Best Comics
Jim Shooter – Writer and comic book editor and publisher, known for his work on Adventure Comics, creating several characters for the Legion of Superheroes and more. Jim will be on hand to sign for fans.
J.C. Vaughn – Comic book editor, publisher and writer, known for his work on Vampire Hunter Dean, Zombie-Proof and the graphic novel adaptations of 24. J.C. will be on hand to sign for fans.
Both will also be signing copies of Dark Horse's Mighty Samson!
Best Comics
1400 Jericho Turnpike
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
516-328-1900

New Paltz

October Country
Todd Dezago - Writer. Credits include Sensational Spiderman, Wolverine, Perhapanauts and Tellos. Todd will be on hand to sign for fans from 1:00PM to 3:00PM.
Fred Hembeck - Writer/artist. Credits include Destroys the Marvel U, Sells the Marvel U and Marvel Age. Fred will be on hand to sign for fans from 1:00PM to 3:00PM.

October Country
246 Main St. Suite 5
New Paltz, NY 12561
845-255-1115
octobercountrycomics.com

New York

Jim Hanley's Universe
Joe Staton – Writer and artist who has worked on E-Man, Green Lantern Corps, Metal Men and more. Joe will be on hand to sign for fans.
Rachel Freire – Co-created the graphic novel FCHS with Vito Delsante. Rachel will be on hand to sign for fans.
Scott Wegener – Artist and co-creator of Atomic Robo who has also worked on Punisher War Journal and Avengers. Scott will be on hand to sign for fans.
Jeff Powell – Comic creator, writer and co-creator of Atomic Robo who has also worked on Sonic the Hedgehog and NiGHTS into Dreams. Jeff will be on hand to sign for fans.
Marc Bernardin – Writer on Monster Attack Network, Genuis, M.A.N. and Highwayman. Marc will be on hand to sign for fans.
J.D. Matonti, Julia Coppola and Chris Matonti - Creators of the New-Gen series. They will be on hand to sign for fans starting at 12:00 noon.
Jim Hanley's Universe
4 West 33rd Street
New York, NY 10001
212-268-7088
www.jhuniverse.blogspot.com

Saratoga Springs

The Comic Depot
Ron Marz - Writer on Magdalena, Architects, Silver Surfer, Green Lantern and more! Ron will be on hand from from 11:00AM to 1:00PM to sign for fans.
Paul Harding - Creator of action figures, statues, concept art and book covers. Paul will be on hand from from from 10AM to 2PM to sign for fans.
Richard Kane Ferguson - Artist for Magic the Gathering, White Wolf, and his new comic Twilight of the Gods. Richard will be on hand from (from 11:00AM to ???) to sign for fans.

The Comic Depot, LLC
3065 Route 50, Suite D-12
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Wilton Mall 518-581-2363
www.comicdepotLLC.com

Smithtown

Fourth World Comics
Jim Shooter – Known for his work as editor-in-chief of Marvel and writing on Avengers, he also created several characters for The Legion of Superheroes. Jim will be on hand to sign for fans.
J.C. Vaughn – Co-writer on IDW's graphic novels based on the TV show 24. J.C. will be on hand to sign for fans.
Both will also be signing copies of Dark Horse's Mighty Samson!
Fourth World Comics
33 Route 111
Smithtown NY 11787
631-366-4440
www.Twitter.com/4thworldcomics

Victor

Two Kings Comics
Stephen Lindsay – Writer on Jesus Hates Zombies, Frightful Fetus, Warriors of Dharuk, Massive Awesome and Saints and Warlords. Stephen will be on hand from 11:00AM to 7:00PM to sign for fans.
Kyle J. Kaczmarczyk – Writer of The Red Eye, Pulp: The Old Kingdom, and contributor to WWII Zombie Anthology FUBAR. Kyle will be on hand from 11:00AM to 7:00PM to sign for fans.
Two Kings Comics
171 West Main Street
Victor, NY 14564
585-398-8021
twokingscomics@rochester.twcbc.com

Wantagh

The Comic Book Depot
Jim Shooter – Writer and comic book editor and publisher, known for his work on Adventure Comics, creating several characters for the and more. Jim will be on hand to sign for fans.
J.C. Vaughn – Comic book editor, publisher and writer, known for his work on Vampire Hunter Dean, Zombie-Proof and the graphic novel adaptations of 24. J.C. will be on hand to sign for fans.
Both will also be signing copies of Dark Horse's Mighty Samson!
The Comic Book Depot
2847 Jerusalem Avenue
Wantagh, NY 11793
516-221-9337
North Carolina

Charlotte

Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find
Chris Brunner - Co-creator of the FCBD offering LOOSE ENDS from 12 Gauge Comics. Artist on Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, cover artist on Boondock Saints and Nola. Chris will be on hand to sign for fans.
Ian Flynn - Writer on Sonic the Hedgehog and the upcoming Mega Man from Archie Comics. Ian will be on hand to sign for fans.
Sanford Greene - Creator of 1000 and Rotten Apple. Artist on Wonder Girl, Method Man, and Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man. Sanford will be on hand to sign for fans.
Cully Hamner - Co-creator of Red. Artist on The Question, Blue Beetle, Batman: Tenses, The Ride, Daredevil, and Green Lantern

Location:

Austin Books and Comics

5002 N. Lamar Blvd ,
Austin, TX 78751

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