Big Adventure Comics
418 Montezuma Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Past EventsSept. 25, 2019: Relics of Youth #1 Signing
Artist Skylar Patridge returns to Big Adventure Comics on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM to sign Relics of Youth #1, the comic she illustrated for Vault Comics, followed by a reception at Violet Crown Santa Fe at 7:00 p.m.April 10, 2019: Landlubber Tour Signing
Aaron Renier and Alec Longstreth appear at Big Adventure Comics on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 5 PM for a presentation about creating and coloring a graphic novel, and to sign copies of their new books.
Aaron Renier is currently promoting the second graphic novel in his all-ages, swashbuckling, high seas adventure series, The Unsinkable Walker Bean published by First Second Books. In 2010 Renier was a recipient of the Sendak Fellowship which is awarded annually by the Maurice Sendak Foundation. In 2006 Renier won the Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition Eisner Award for his first graphic novel Spiral-Bound published by Top Shelf Productions. Renier currently teaches drawing and comics at universities in Chicago.
Alec Longstreth is currently promoting Shorts, the seventh collection of his long-running mini-comic Phase 7, which he self-publishes. In 2005 Longstreth won the Outstanding Mini-comic Ignatz Award for the fifth issue of Phase 7, which contained the first chapter of his graphic novel Basewood. In 2014 the French translation of Basewood won the Prix Bulles de Cristal. Longstreth works as a digital colorist (including on both Walker Bean books!), and as the Director of Academic Outreach for The Center for Cartoon Studies. He lives in Santa Fe.March 6, 2019: Starport Signing
Artist Raya Golden comes to Big Adventure Comics on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 for an exclusive early release of the graphic novel Starport, based on the George RR Martin screenplay. She will discuss and sign the book, and at 5:30 PM will give a presentation about her process.July 18, 2018: 100 Demon Dialogues Signing
Cartoonist Lucy Bellwood appears at Big Adventure Comics on Wednesday, July 18th at 5:00 PM to celebrate the release of her new book, 100 Demon Dialogues!
100 Demon Dialogues is a collection of comics for anyone who wants to talk back to the little voice in their head that says “You’re no good.” In each panel, Lucy is beset by a tiny, petulant demon who embodies workaholism, imposter syndrome, and fear of missing out. From overcoming self-doubt to prioritizing self-care, Bellwood and her demon embody a hilarious and relatable partnership that will resonate with people from all walks of life.
Lucy Bellwood is a professional cartoonist and illustrator based in Portland, OR. As an outspoken advocate for transparency in creative careers, Lucy has presented on subjects like following an independent path, the finances of freelancing, and working with imposter syndrome at events and institutions around the globe. Her latest collection takes a hilarious, humanizing look at what it’s really like to persevere when our Inner Critics are trying to take the wheel. She is a member of Helioscope, the largest collective of freelance comics professionals in North America, where she spearheads the studio’s Mentorship Program.