Kowabunga Comics

650 E Wisconsin Ave.
Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Past Events

Aug. 27, 2019: Colin Cantwell Signing

Colin Cantwell, ship designer for the original Star Wars, appears at Kowabunga Comics on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 5 PM for a signing. 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.

May 4, 2019: Free Comic Book Day

John Jackson Miller, Chris Mooneyham, and Kickliy appear at Kowabunga Comics to celebrate Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 4, 2019!

Oct. 28, 2017: Garth Ennis Signing

Writer Garth Ennis (Jimmy’s Bastards, Preacher, Punisher MAX, The Boys, War Stories) will be signing at Kowabunga Comics on Saturday, October 28th! In addition to Garth will be Black Eyed Kids creator and Aftershock Comics Chief Creative Officer Joe Pruett.

Garth Ennis is a multi-award winning comic book writer known for his love of graphic violence and black comedy. After taking over the reins of Judge Dredd, British Comics’ most recognizable character, from legendary Judge Dredd creator John Wagner, he exploded upon the American comic book market with credits that include Hellblazer, Hitman, Punisher, Fury, Crossed, Battlefields, War Stories, and The Boys. His legendary and hugely-influential DC Comics’ series PREACHER, which he co-created with artist Steve Dillon, has recently been given a pilot treatment by AMC. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, he now lives in New York City with his wife, Ruth.

Joe Pruett is the COO and Publisher at Aftershock. Joe is an Eisner and Harvey nominated writer and editor for his work on Negative Burn. He is known for his turn at Marvel on X-Men Unlimited, Wolverine, and Cable. Currently, Joe writes Black Eyed Kids at Aftershock.

July 2, 2016: Deathstroke Annual #2 Signing

Writer/artist Phil Hester appears at Kowabunga Comics on Saturday, July 2nd at 1:00 PM to celebrate the release of Deathstroke Annual #2!

Phillip Hester has been writing and drawing comics for nearly three decades, beginning while still a student at the University of Iowa. After a toiling in the world of black and white indie comics, he broke into the mainstream with a long run as artist of DC’s Swamp Thing with writer Mark Millar. At nearly the same time he wrote and drew the Eisner Award nominated series The Wretch. In 2001 Phil drew Kevin Smith’s revival of Green Arrow with long time inker Ande Parks, also for DC. He wrote the original graphic novel The Coffin with artist Mike Huddleston, which was optioned for a feature film by James Cameron. At Image Comics he created Firebreather with artist Andy Kuhn, which became an Emmy-winning animated television feature for Cartoon Network.

His work, as both artist and writer, has been featured in hundreds of comics from nearly every major American publisher and includes runs on such titles as The Darkness, Wonder Woman, Ant-Man, Ultimate Marvel Team-Up, Nightwing, Invincible Universe, Batman Beyond, The Flash: Season Zero, The Thrilling Adventure Hour: Beyond Belief, Deathstroke, and his current Image project Mythic with artist John McCrea. Phil lives in rural Iowa with his family.

  • Shop Hours

    Sunday: noon - 4 p.m.
    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: noon - 6 p.m.
    Thursday: noon - 6 p.m.
    Friday: noon - 6 p.m.
    Saturday: noon - 4 p.m.