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Forbidden Planet NYC

Wednesday, August 29 at 7 PM, a whole host of Once Upon a Time Machine Volume 2: Greek Gods & Legends creators will descend upon New York City’s Forbidden Planet for a talk and signing! Look out for Ronald Wimberly, Alice Meichi Li, Gregory Benton, Bodie Chewning, Ben Kahn, Adam McGovern, and editor Chris Stevens.

Also signing! Kristen Gudsnuk, writer/artist of books like Dark Horse Comics’ Henchgirl and Scholastic’s Making Friends, and artist of the new Dark Horse series, Modern Fantasy!

See the event and who’s coming on Facebook.

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Ronald Wimberly is an Ignatz and Eisner Award-nominated cartoonist/designer. He’s worked with The New Yorker, Dargaud, DC Comics/Vertigo, Marvel, Image Comics, Dark Horse Comics and many others. His work has been exhibited in New York, Tokyo, and Paris. Ronald was the 2016 Columbus Comics resident and two-time resident cartoonist at Angoulême Maison des Auteurs.

Alice Meichi Li is an illustrator who grew up in Yes-Actually-Detroit and currently lives in Jamaica, Queens. Her art has appeared on the pages of books by Oni Press, Archie Comics, Dark Horse Comics, and Image Comics; and has been exhibited at the Museum of Comic & Cartoon Art – MoCCA, Museum of Chinese in America, Gallery Nucleus, Gallery 1988: LA and others.

Gregory Benton has written & drawn comix for AdHouse Books, DC Comics, Disney, Éditions çà et là, First Second Books, Nickelodeon, SpongeBob Comics, Vertigo and more. His book Smoke received a starred review from Publishers Weekly and was selected for the Society Of Illustrators Comics and Cartoon Art Annual in 2016.

Bodie Chewning is a self-taught Illustration & story artist born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania and currently residing in Flatbush, Brooklyn. He produces t-shirt graphics, accessory illustration and design for major (& minor) apparel companies as well as comics, storyboards & animation. His work has been published in Locust Moon Comics’ multiple Eisner & Harvey Award-winning anthology Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream as well as The Bartkira Project (an internationally crowd sourced redux of Katsuhiro Otomo’s manga classic Akira recast with the characters of The Simpsons).

Ben Kahn is a writer working in New York City. Ben has been writing for over a decade, with experience in webcomics and video games before beginning their published comic career in 2015. Ben divides their time between working on their latest comic book projects, and playing with a kitty who would really rather be left alone. Ben’s most recent work includes Heavenly Blues from Scout Comics and Once Upon a Time Machine vol. 2 from Dark Horse Comics, with more to be annnounced soon.

Adam McGovern grew up reading Larousse’s and the D’aulaires’ mythology books, listening to an album of orchestral muzak about the Greco-Roman gods he got from his mom, watching stop-motion Homeric epics by Ray Harryhausen, and running like a total goofus. He’s written Nightworld and Aquaria for Image Comics, each with the Hermes/Footsteps creative team.

Chris Stevens is the co-founder of Locust Moon Comics and multiple Eisner and Harvey award-winning creator of the Once Upon a Time Machine series.

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Kristen Gudsnuk lives in New York City. She is comics/ anime/ tv/ movie/ book/ music/ language enthusiast, and has a dog. Her work can be seen in Henchgirl (as writer/artist) and Modern Fantasy (artist) from Dark Horse Comics, as well as Making Friends (writer/artist) from Scholastic.

forbidden planet logoWednesday, August 29
7pm+
FORBIDDEN PLANET NYC
832 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
212-473-1576
RSVP and find out more on the Facebook event page.

 

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BOOKWORMS CLUB at Folio Books, San Francisco

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This Friday, OUATM editor & writer Andrew Carl will join Folio Books’ Bookworms Middle Reader Book Club in eating pizza, reading comics, and talking about crafting exciting new stories from the ones we all know and love. Andrew will discuss some of those unique blends of old and new found in Once Upon a Time Machine: Greek Gods & Legends, and maybe put together a few more remixes with the help of the Bookworms.

RSVP required here!

The Bookworms club (and pizza party!) for readers 8-12 gathers the third Friday of every month. There’s a $5 deposit to RSVP. If the child attends, the $5 will come back to them in the form of a store gift certificate. If they’re not able to attend or RSVP in advance, the money will be donated to Children’s Book Project, a foundation that builds literacy by providing free books to children.

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Friday, August 17
6 pm – 7 pm
FOLIO BOOKS
3957 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 821-3477
Please RSVP here!

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May’s Events: VanCAF & Amalgam

This May, we’re continuing to celebrate and spread word of Vol. 2’s release across North America.

The weekend of May 19-20, Andrew Carl (editor; writer of “Icarus”, “Daphne”, & “Heracles”) will be travelling up to Canada for VanCAF: Vancouver Comic Arts Festival. A couple other OUATM creators will be there, too: the incredible Ronald Wimberly (writer/artist, “Theseus and Metrotaurus”) and Farel Dalrymple (cover artist)! Find them all in VanCAF’s “Gym” room (tables M3, H1, & H12).

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A week later, Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse in Philadelphia will host Chris Stevens (editor; writer of “A Heavy Stone for All the Peoples”), Andrea Tsurumi (writer/artist, “Away Mission”), Mike Sgier (writer/artist, “Andromeda”), and renowned science fiction author Michael Swanwick (writer, “The Long Bow”). Rob Woods (writer/artist of Vol. 1’s “The Boy Who Cried Space Wolf”) will also be there to debut a killer new print to go with Vol. 2’s theme: Trojan War 3025. Given that Philly’s the birthplace of the OUATM series and family, expect to see a few more surprise guests show up, as well!

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VanCAF
Saturday, May 19 – Sunday, May 20
10am – 5pm
Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3
CANADA!
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Once Upon A Time Machine: Greek Gods & Legends Signing/Discussion
Saturday, May 26
1pm – 4pm
Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse
2578 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125
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Release Day & Interview

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Today’s the day!

Once Upon a Time Machine vol. 2: Greek Gods & Legends is now on shelves in comic shops everywhere.*

To celebrate, enjoy this intense interview & preview at SYFY Wire with editor & writer Andrew Carl!

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Then come see Andrew & artist Dean Stuart at Mission: Comics in San Francisco this afternoon for some signing, sketching, and celebrating.

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*You won’t find Vol. 2 in regular book stores or Amazon until April 24.

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