Aw Yeah Comics

4933 Oakton St.
Skokie, IL 60077

Phone Number
(847) 423-2916
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Current & Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Albert The Alien Launch Party
Sept. 30, 2017

Guest: Gabriel Bautista

Aw Yeah Comics welcomes Trevor Mueller and Gabriel Bautista on Saturday, September 30th from noon till 2:00 PM to celebrate the release of the newest volume for their series, Albert The Alien. Plus, join us for a kids workshop on how to make your own Alien! Also, the first 100 people that make a purchase will get a free Albert the Alien Comic!

AYC Approved: Mae
March 26, 2017

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.

Mae TP Discussion
Feb. 26, 2017

Guest: Gene Ha

Writer/artist Gene Ha (Top Ten, JLA, Forty-Niners) appears at Aw Yeah Comics on Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 4:00 – 5:00 PM to discuss and sign the first collection of his Dark Horse series MAE! This will be the first meeting of Aw Yeah Comics Approved, a monthly graphic novel discussion group hosted here at Aw Yeah Comics.

Ellie Ultra Signing
Jan. 28, 2017

Author Gina Bellisario appears at Aw Yeah Comics on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM to sign copies of her children’s book series, ELLIE ULTRA.

Nightwing #1 Signing
July 30, 2016

Guest: Tim Seeley

Writer Tim Seeley (Suicide Squad, Grayson) appears at Aw Yeah Comics on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM to sign DC Comics’ NIGHTWING #1!

Bone Signing
June 25, 2016

Guest: Jeff Smith

Aw Yeah Comics welcomes legendary creator Jeff Smith (Bone, Rasl, Tuki) to their Skokie, IL shop on Saturday, June 25, 2016. This is truly an all ages friendly signing.

It will be split into two sessions, in order to better control the anticipated line. Noon to 2:00 PM (line caps at 1:30 PM ) will be for customers that have pre-ordered one or more of several items we will list shortly. There will then be an hour break. The 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM session will be first come, first served as far as being able to meet Jeff and get items signed. That line will cap at 4:00 PM.

The Protectors Signing
June 11, 2016

Aw Yeah Comics welcomes former Chicago Bear Israel Idonije to the store on Saturday June 11, 2016 from noon till 1:30 PM for the release of his trade paperback THE PROTECTORS! This will be a ticketed event. $24.99 gets you a signed copy of the TP, a picture with Israel Idonije, and fans can bring another item to be signed as well (footballs, jerseys, hats, photos, and sports memorabilia).

Mae #1 Signing
May 25, 2016

Guest: Gene Ha

Writer/artist Gene Ha (Top Ten, JLA, Forty-Niners) appears at Aw Yeah Comics on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 5:00 PM to sign the first issue of his new Dark Horse series MAE!

Kingdom Come Signing
May 21, 2016

Guests: Mark Waid, Alex Ross

Twenty years ago readers witnessed a startling vision of the future of the DC Universe. DC is releasing a new hard cover for the anniversary of Kingdom Come. Aw Yeah Comics will be joined by legendary creators ALEX ROSS and MARK WAID!!! There is a strict FIVE ITEM limit for the signing. In addition, Alex will not be doing sketches or portfolio reviews.

In order to guarantee a signature at this event, you must pre-order the Kingdom Come 20th Anniversary HC ($39.99) by calling 847-423-2916, or visiting us in-store. We require a minimum down payment of $20.00 for the HC. With the purchase of the Kingdom Come 20th Anniversary HC you’ll guarantee your spot in line and your chance to get up to 5 items signed by Mark Waid and Alex Ross.

We will have a second line for those who did not purchase the Kingdom Come 20th Anniversary HC, but we will not be able to guarantee a signature for that line. First come first served. We will try to move as many people through the line as possible, but cannot guarantee a signature for everyone in this line.

Action Cat #1 Signing
March 12, 2016

Guests: Art Baltazar, Kurt Wood

Art Baltazar and Kurt Wood sign and sketch at Aw Yeah Comics on Saturday, March 12, 2016 from noon till 3:00 PM to celebrate ACTION CAT #1!

The Paybacks #1 Signing
Oct. 2, 2015

Guests: Donny Cates, Eliot Rahal

Donny Cates and Eliot Rahal appear at Aw Yeah Comics on Friday, October 2, 2015 at 6:00 PM to sign copies of THE PAYBACKS #1!

FCBD: Aw Yeah Comics Signing
May 2, 2015

Guests: Art Baltazar, Ben Hunzeker, Michael Moreci, Scoot McMahon, Jeffrey Brown

Art Baltazar, Michael Moreci, Scoot McMahon, Ben Hunzeker, Jeffrey Brown, and Justin Castaneda appear at Aw Yeah Comics on Saturday May 2nd for Free Comic Book Day!

Hellboy Signing
March 14, 2015

Guest: Mike Mignola

Comics legend MIKE MIGNOLA, creator of HELLBOY, appears at Aw Yeah Comics for a signing on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM! The shop is celebrating their third anniversary with a RED & BLACK party (21+) from 7:00 till midnight. The theme is Red & Black attire. It’s doesn’t have to be fancy, it just needs to incorporate those two colors, in honor of our guests’ amazing creation. Bonus points if you incorporate the B.P.R.D. symbol somewhere.

Spider-Gwen #1 Signing
March 7, 2015

Guest: Jason Latour

Writer/artist JASON LATOUR appears at Aw Yeah Comics for a signing on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM! Jason is the writer of the brand new SPIDER-GWEN series from Marvel and the artist of Image’s SOUTHERN BASTARDS!

Indestructible Hulk Signing
Jan. 3, 2015

Guest: Mark Waid

Mark Waid signs at Aw Yeah Comics on Sunday, November 25th from noon till 4:00 pm!

Satellite Sam Signing
Dec. 6, 2014

Guest: Howard Chaykin

Comic writer/artist Howard Chaykin appears at Aw Yeah Comics on Saturday, December 6th from 3:00 – 8:00 PM! Currently handling art for SATELLITE SAM at Image Comics, he has worked on everything from AMERICAN FLAGG to THE SHADOW to the AVENGERS, BATMAN, and so much more. There will be a signing, followed by a Drink ‘n’ Drawyeah session.

Bat-Luck Dinner Signing
Nov. 29, 2014

Guest: James Tynion IV

Writer James Tynion IV (Batman Eternal, Talon, The Woods, Memetic) appears at Aw Yeah Comics on Saturday, November 29th from 3:00 – 7:00 pm for an in store signing and… POT LUCK DINNER!!

The Life After Signing
July 12, 2014

Guests: Joshua Hale Fialkov, Gabriel Bautista

Writer Joshua Fialkov and artist Gabriel Bautista appear at Aw Yeah Comics on Saturday, July 12th at 6:00 pm for the launch of their new comic THE LIFE AFTER from ONI PRESS.

Star Wars Day 2014 Signing
May 4, 2014

May the Fourth Be With You. As if Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 3rd. Join us as we celebrate one of our favorite facets of pop culture. As a very special treat, we are happy to welcome artist/writer/Kung Fu master Jeffrey Brown (Vader & Son, Vader’s Little Princess, and more!) from noon to 4:00 pm. We will have plenty of his work available. Stay tuned for more details. Jeffrey may not actually know Kung Fu.

Wonder Woman Signing
March 29, 2014

Guest: Brian Azzarello

Brian Azzarello, the incredible scribe of such comics as 100 BULLETS, LOVELESS, BATMAN, SUPERMAN, JOKER, and LUTHOR original graphic novels, as well as the current WONDER WOMAN and upcoming FUTURE’S END titles, appears at Aw Yeah Comics for a signing on Saturday, March 29th from noon till 2:00 pm!

Itty Bitty Hellboy Day
March 22, 2014

Dark Horse and Mike Mignola have declared Saturday, March 22nd HELLBOY DAY! Art Baltazar will be on hand signing copies of Itty Bitty Hellboy and sketching from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. We will be running 25% Off all Hellboy and related trades and merchandise. The first ten people to buy HELLBOY VOL. 1 SEED OF DESTRUCTION at normal cover price will receive the first B.P.R.D. trade for FREE! Dark Horse sent us a bunch of awesome giveaway swag for Hellboy Day. No purchase necessary.

Curse #1 Signing
Jan. 25, 2014

Guest: Michael Moreci

Writer Michael Moreci signs his new comic Curse at Aw Yeah Comics on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 6:00pm! Additionally, there will be a Hero Initiative membership drive!

This will be a 21 and Up event. Aw Yeah will have snacks and refreshments on hand, as we do, and there will be a $5 Entry donation to the Hero Initiative. We have several things going on this evening. First off, Michael Moreci will be joining us for the launch of his new series at BOOM, CURSE. We will have copies for sale that he will be happy to sign. We will also be selling year long memberships to the Hero Initiative. The base price for those is $29. If you buy a membership, you will receive the comic from Michael free, and we will waive the entry fee. There will also be other goodies included for joining.

Shaolin Cowboy Signing
Dec. 14, 2013

Guest: Geof Darrow

Brilliant Writer/Artist Geof Darrow (HARD BOILED, BIG GUY & RUSTY THE ROBOT) appears at Aw Yeah Comics on Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 1:00pm until 3:00pm. Copies will be available of the first three issues of his new SHAOLIN COWBOY series from Dark Horse Comics!

God Hates Astronauts Signing
Oct. 19, 2013

Guest: Ryan Browne

Ryan Browne, creator of GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS, appears at Aw Yeah Comics on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 7:00pm to sign copies of his brand new soft cover collection. Plus their Halloween party will be the same night, bonus points for anyone dressed as one of Browne’s characters!

Dark Horse Day
Aug. 31, 2013

To coincide with the release of Art & Frano's new book, ITTY BITTY HELLBOY from Dark Horse, we are hosting a day full of give-aways, signings, and charity raffles. There will also be a 21 & Up party after 6pm.

Mini Comics Included Signing
July 26, 2013

Guests: Michael Moreci, Steve Seeley

Michael Moreci and Steve Seeley, the creators behind Image Comics’ HOAX HUNTERS, and Brandon Barker sign their newest project, MINI COMICS INCLUDED at Aw Yeah Comics on Friday, July 26, 2013 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm!

Justice League Signing
May 22, 2013

Guest: Gene Ha

Aw Yeah Comics welcomes superstar artist GENE HA on Wednesday, May 22nd from 5pm to 7pm! Among many other things, he is the artist on next week’s JUSTICE LEAGUE #20. He will be signing and doing quick sketches for patrons who pick up a copy.

Aw Yeah Comics' 1st Anniversary Bash!
March 23, 2013 to March 24, 2013

Guests: Michael Moreci, Art Baltazar, Franco, Jason Latour, Steve Seeley

Two Days of signings and parties to celebrate the end of our first year in business, and to welcome the next year.

Free Comic Book Day & Grand Opening!
May 5, 2012

Event begins at 11 a.m. We will have free comics, hot dogs, beverages, and cake (while supplies last)

Signing from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with Art Baltazar & Franco from DC's Tiny Titans and Superman Family Adventures (which launches that day). Free signing and sketching.

Also, it's our store's Grand Opening!