The Million Year Picnic

99 Mt. Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

Past Events

Aug. 11, 2019: New Kid Signing

Jerry Craft, creator of the young adult graphic novel NEW KID, signs at the Million Year Picnic on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 1 PM – 2 PM.

Jerry Craft is an author and illustrator who has worked on numerous picture books, graphic novels, and middle grade novels, including The Zero Degree Zombie Zone by Patrik Henry Bass. Jerry is the creator of Mama’s Boyz, an award-winning syndicated comic strip. He has won five African American Literary Awards, and he is a co-founder of the Schomburg Center’s Annual Black Comic Book Festival. He received his BFA from the School of Visual Arts and now lives in Connecticut.

May 18, 2019: Sincerely, Harriet Signing

Sarah Winifred Searle appears at Million Year Picnic on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from noon till 2 PM for a book signing event for her new graphic novel Sincerely, Harriet.

April 13, 2019: Star Wars Ships Designer Signing

Colin Cantwell, creator and model builder of the original Star Wars Ships is appearing at Million Year Picnic on Saturday April 13th, 12-2pm (12:30pm presentation). He is the original concept artist and model builder for all things that flew in the first Star Wars movie, A New Hope. His designs include the X-Wing, TIE Fighter, Death Star, Star Destroyer, and others.

Saturday April 13th, Colin will meet fans at Million Year Picnic. The free event includes exclusive videos describing Colin’s interaction with George Lucas and his work on Star Wars. Also featured will be an audience choice of videos showing his other iconic projects including his work on 2001, A Space Odyssey and War Games, as well as his being the Hal 9000 Computer that fed Walter Cronkite the progress of the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969. This will be followed by an opportunity for fans to meet Colin, ask questions and share stories.

Autographs will be on sale for $25 and include a free print of either his original 1974 Star Wars concept art or his 1975 photos of the first Star Wars models.

March 30, 2019: Assassin Nation #1 Signings

Artist Erica Henderson (Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Jughead) appears on a one-day tour of comic shops in the Boston Metro area on Saturday, March 30, 2019 to sign the first issue of her new series ASSASSIN NATION from Image Comics.

12:30 – 1:30 PM
Comicopia – Kendall Square
464 Commonwealth Ave #13, Boston, MA 02215-2734
(617) 266-4266

2:00 – 3:30 PM
Million Year Picnic – Harvard Square
99 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 492-6763

4:00 – 5:30 PM
Comicazi – Davis Square
407 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144

6:00 – 7:30 PM
Hub Comics – Union Square
19 Bow Street, Somerville, MA 02143

  • Shop Hours

    Sunday: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Monday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    Thursday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    Friday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    Saturday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.