Bits and Bops for Dudes and Debs

Some upcoming blasts you want to check out if they are in a town near you, and a couple online joints.

Simon Gane shares a preview of the the cover for the upcoming Halloween Classics edition of the Graphic Classics series. More deets in this article from last week.

Sam Henderson doodles constantly. He has generated thousands of sheets of paper that are jam packed with his characters. Sometimes these get left behind… Here’s one that re-surfaced over a decade after he did it.

The debut issue of the new Adventure Time comic book series from KaBOOM! is in stores today*, and Toronto’s The Beguiling will be celebrating with an event this Saturday, featuring series writer Ryan North (of Dinosaur Comics fame) and AT artist Steve Wolfhard (creator of Cat Rackham Loses It). Many comic artists work on Adventure Time – check out our survey here.

Gary Panter and Joshua White are opening a massive light show/trip city/living sculpture in a 22,000 square foot museum in Detroit. It’s at MoCAD, opening February 10th with a performance.

Sam McPheeters (of Born Against/Vermiform Records/Men’s Recovery Project/etc.) has written a novel – The Loom of Ruin – it is to be released on April 1st, 2012. He will be doing an extensive book tour and needs help filling in a few dates. Anyone seriously interested in helping me put an event together for Sam in the South Bay on May 3rd., can you please get in touch via the contact form. Thanks.

The Center For PostNatural History will be opening a storefront location on March 2nd 2012, at 4913 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA. Congrats to Rich Pell and crew! Hopefully we will have more details before the grand opening.

*Sorry, folks… Wow Cool will not be carrying the floppy issues of Adventure Time, as they are distributed exclusively through Diamond and we do not and have never done business with them. Stay tuned for news about the collected editions, which Wow Cool intends to offer for sale. So, hey, support your local comic shop!