Big Adventure Comics
418 Montezuma Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Past EventsFeb. 29, 2020: Relics of Youth Variant Signing
Local artist Skylar Patridge returns to Big Adventure Comics to sign the collected Relics of Youth Volume 1, the comic she illustrated for Vault Comics, on Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM, with an art demo and question-and-answer at 2:00 PM.
She has also drawn an exclusive alternate cover for the first issue, available only at Big Adventure Comics.
In the fantasy series Relics of Youth, teenagers from across the globe come together over visions of a lost island and a mysterious tattoo on their bodies that only they can see. In their quest for answers, they awaken ancient spirits that have laid dormant for centuries with an urgent message from the island itself: protect the last drop of magic.Nov. 16, 2019: Isle of Elsi Signing + Dragon Drawing Party
Alec Longstreth appears at Big Adventure Comics on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 1 PM to sign ISLE OF ELSI with a free dragon drawing activity for all ages from 2:00 – 3:00 PM!Sept. 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.