Upcoming Events

Women's Comics Month

Challengers Comics + Conversation
March 2, 2017 to March 31, 2017
Chicago, IL

March 2017 is Women’s Comics Month at Challengers!

In conjunction with Women's History Month, we're holding Women's Comics Month and we are highlighting female and non-binary comics artists by inviting local talent to one-day tabling events that are happening every day of the month of March, so every day will be something unique and exciting.

Our hope is to fill every calendar day with a creator, so check back as this list grows, but here’s the schedule so far:

Thu Mar 02: Chloë Perkis, 11-7
Fri Mar 03: Bianca Xunise, 3-7
Sat Mar 04: Lauren Burke / Ladies Night Anth. 11-5
Sun Mar 05: Amber Huff, 11-5
Mon Mar 06: Rosie Accola, 11-5
Wed Mar 08: Isabella’s Crafts, 5:30-7
Thu Mar 09: Sara Kloskowski, 3-7
Fri Mar 10: Leslie Perrine, 3-7
Sat Mar 11: Andrea Bell 11-5
Tue Mar 14: Isabella’s Crafts, 5:30-7
Wed Mar 15: Kat Leyh, 5-7
Thu Mar 16: Stephanie Mided 2-7
Fri Mar 17: Ashley Riot, 11-5
Sat Mar 18: Amy Peltz, 11-5
Sun Mar 19: Sheika Lugtu / The Ladydrawers 11-5
Tue Mar 21: Sage Coffey, 11-7
Wed Mar 22: Isabella’s Crafts, 5:30-7
Thu Mar 23: Vickie Perez-Segovia (Vixtopher) 11-7
Fri Mar 24: Yewon Kwon, 5-7
Sat Mar 25: Cathy Hannah, 11-5
Sun Mar 26: Corinne Halbert, 12-3
Tue Mar 28: Leila Abdelrazaq, 11-5
Wed Mar 29: Isabella Rotman, 11-7
Thu Mar 30: Delia Jean
Fri Mar 31: Caroline Picard 5-7

Buy 2, Get 1 Sale!

Graham Crackers Comics
March 20, 2017 to March 26, 2017
Downers Grove, IL

Buy any two graphic novels, trade paperbacks, or hardcovers & get a third FREE!

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Graham Crackers Comics
March 20, 2017 to March 26, 2017
Chicago, IL

Buy any two graphic novels, trade paperbacks, or hardcovers & get a third FREE!

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Graham Crackers Comics
March 20, 2017 to March 26, 2017
Plainfield, IL

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Graham Crackers Comics
March 20, 2017 to March 26, 2017
Saint Charles, IL

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Graham Crackers Comics
March 20, 2017 to March 26, 2017
De Kalb, IL

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Graham Crackers Comics
March 20, 2017 to March 26, 2017
Chicago, IL

Buy any two graphic novels, trade paperbacks, or hardcovers & get a third FREE!

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Graham Crackers Comics
March 20, 2017 to March 26, 2017
Naperville, IL

Buy any two graphic novels, trade paperbacks, or hardcovers & get a third FREE!

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Graham Crackers Comics
March 20, 2017 to March 26, 2017
Normal, IL

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Graham Crackers Comics
March 20, 2017 to March 26, 2017
Wheaton, IL

Buy any two graphic novels, trade paperbacks, or hardcovers & get a third FREE!

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Graham Crackers Comics
March 20, 2017 to March 26, 2017
Chicago, IL

Buy any two graphic novels, trade paperbacks, or hardcovers & get a third FREE!

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Graham Crackers Comics
March 20, 2017 to March 26, 2017
Madison, WI

Buy any two graphic novels, trade paperbacks, or hardcovers & get a third FREE!

7th Anniversary Sale!

Heroes and Villains Comics
March 21, 2017 to March 31, 2017
Pleasanton, CA

Can you believe it’s been 7 years since we’ve opened our doors?

Saving all through the store! Graphic Novels, Toys, Back Issues all on sale!

We have just brought in over 3000 NEW back issues and $1 comics. Fantastic books for an awesome price!

File 13 Signing

Android's Amazing Comics
March 24, 2017
Sayville, NY

Keith Koppenhoefer and Dan Hosek sign FILE 13 at Android’s Amazing Comics on Friday, March 24th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

Jock Signing

Forbidden Planet
March 25, 2017
Newcastle, England

Guest: Jock

JOCK will be signing two sensational new exclusive Giclee Prints at the Forbidden Planet Newcastle Megastore on Saturday 25th March from noon to 1pm.

These two high quality giclee prints feature the cover art from All Star Batman #6. Both measure 20 x 36 inches and are printed on 300gms smooth cotton rag paper and are ONLY available from our Newcastle Megastore!

The Signed All-Star Batman #6 Print is limited to 100 Worldwide and will be £49.99. Also available is the Variant Edition, limited to 50 Worldwide and costing £54.99.

Comic Creator Meeting

The Comic Bug
March 25, 2017
Manhattan Beach, CA

Guests: Michael O'Hare, Karl Altstaetter

Karl Altstaetter and Michael O’Hare appear on Saturday, March 25th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at The Comic Bug!

Karl has worked for Marvel, DC and Image Comics. He was also the lead designer on Teen Titans Go, Justice League Action and Batman Unlimited. He’s currently working on MIRROR, a weekly comic for the Webtoon App.

Michael O’Hare has served as a designer and illustrator for Mattel as well as the creator of Image Comics’ FLAK RIOT. Michael is a freelance artist currently working in the Animation, Toy and Comic industry for clients such as Dreamworks, Nickelodeon and Hasbro.

Come learn firsthand how to make a LIVING with your art as well as pencilling and portfolio tips from Karl and Michael!

Cultiples #1 Signing

The Million Year Picnic
March 25, 2017
Cambridge, MA

Million Year Picnic is honored to host LB Lee, well-known comics creator and health educator, for a signing. We’ve been proud to stock LB’s many and multivarious mini comics and graphic novels for years.

LB will be debuting TWO new mini comics:

‘Red Yellow Green’ is an illustrated sexuality zine about love and relationships while living as multiple–many people in one body. Happy, fun, and educational!

‘Cultiples #1’ talks about the tactics and behavior of predators who use claims of multiple personality to build cults around themselves. It especially focuses on the case of Tristan Grey/Desiree Hamm, currently in jail for kidnapping and sexually assaulting teenage girls.

Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero Signing

Quimby's
March 25, 2017
Chicago, IL

Guest: Michael DeForge

Join Michael DeForge on Saturday, March 25th at 7:00 PM for a live reading and book signing as he introduces the world to Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero. Sticks has escaped her heritage for the refuge of the woods and through her story, DeForge delivers another deeply humane work, one that subtly questions the integrity of the political state and contemporary journalism, all while investigating our relationship to the natural world.

Michael will be joined by musician Sadie Dupuis (Sad13, Speedy Ortiz) who will play a solo set following the reading. Come out for a celebratory lo-fi comics night!

AYC Approved: Mae

Aw Yeah Comics
March 26, 2017
Skokie, IL

Guest: Gene Ha

Writer/artist Gene Ha (Top Ten, JLA, Forty-Niners) appears at Aw Yeah Comics on Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 4:00 – 5:00 PM to join the first meeting of Aw Yeah Comics Approved, a monthly graphic novel discussion group, to discuss his comic series MAE. Gene will be on hand to talk about what went into creating the story and art, as well as other details. He will then be happy to sign your copy.

Sex Criminals, Vol. 1 Discussion

Destiny City Comics
March 26, 2017
Tacoma, WA

March’s book is Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky’s Sex Criminals, Vol. 1. A guy and a girl learn they have the power to stop time when they orgasm, so naturally they start robbing banks!

We’ll be meeting at the shop after hours on St. Helens Ave. You can get the book at Destiny City Comics for 15% off with the book club discount. Stadium District’s comic shop also sells many other fine graphic novels.