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I’ll be at NYCC on Thursday 10/8 with Prism Comics!

Thursday, October 1st, 2015


This just in! I’ll be signing books at New York Comic Con on Thursday 10/8 at the Prism Comics booth #1483. I‘m signing from 3PM-5PM. Come by and say hello! I’ll have Tough Love, Dolltopia, and Cool Japan Guide available for sale.

Come see me on August 29th at Waku Waku NYC!

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015


On Saturday August 29th I’ll be presenting “Discovering Cool Japan”, a talk on traveling in Japan, at Waku Waku NYC, which is a new Japanese pop culture festival. The festival will be held on August 29th and August 30th and will bring together the worlds of anime, manga, music, food, film, and fashion inside Brooklyn’s Greenpoint and Williamsburg neighborhoods. My talk will take place at 10AM at the Wythe Hotel – 80 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY. Afterward, I will be signing at the Kinokuniya booth at 1pm at the Brooklyn Expo Center - 72 Noble St. Brooklyn, NY. Hope to see you there!

TCAF May 9th & 10th

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015


Next weekend I’ll be at TCAF May 9th and 10th with very special guest Yuuko Koyama at table #230! Yes, my friend Yuuko, who is a featured character in Cool Japan Guide is coming all the way from Japan for the event! She’ll have her awesome comics with her and we’ll be signing copies of Cool Japan Guide for you.  We also will be participating in some of the programming, so please keep an eye on the TCAF programming schedule. See you soon Toronto!

TCAF – Saturday, May 9th, 9am-5pm & Sunday May 10th, 11am-5pm, at Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street. Admission is free.

Kaigai Manga Festa 2013!

Saturday, October 5th, 2013


Matt Loux and I will be exhibiting again at Kaiga Manga Festa this year! If you are in the Tokyo area, please check out this amazing festival! It is October 20th at Tokyo Big Sight in conjunction with Comitia. We will be in the Artist Alley, sharing tables with Yuuko Koyama and Brian Stone!


My 2013 Angoulême Schedule!

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Guess what? I’ll be at the amazing French comics festival in Angoulême again this week with friends at the Scarce table! We’ll be at table # F35 in the alternative bubble. Hope to see you there! Here is our signing schedule:

Fred Harper: Thursday: 10AM to 1 PM Friday: 3-5 PM Saturday: 1-3 PM Sunday: 10 AM to 12
Abby Denson: Thursday: 3-5 PM Friday:5-7PM Saturday: 10AM-1PM Sunday:12AM-2PM
Maxime Garbarini: Thursday: nope Friday: 10AM-1PM Saturday: 5.30-8 PM Sunday: 2-6 PM
Geoffo Panda & JL Mast: Thursday: 5-7 PM Friday: 1-3PM Saturday: 3- 5.30 PM Sunday: 2-6 PM


Kaigai Manga Festa Report!

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

Matt and I are back from our honeymoon and I’m finally getting some time to start writing about our amazing trip to Japan!  We went for two weeks, visiting Fukuoka, Nara, Osaka, and Tokyo. A highlight of our Tokyo trip was exhibiting in the Artist Alley of Kaigai Manga Festa (seems like their site is being updated now, but here is the official twitter), the first ever international comics show in Japan which was put on in conjunction with the quarterly indie comic event, Comitia! Originally, we were going to exhibit with our friend Yuuko Koyama at Comitia as I had done in the past (full post on that here), but when the Festa was announced we felt we should be there to represent our aspect of American comics. Luckily we were able to get a table and it worked out great! (more…)

Kaigai Manga Festa in Tokyo – Details for November 18th!

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Updated  New maps! Lots going on this Fall! Matt Loux and I just got married ^_^  For our honeymoon we will be going to Japan. We will be participating in the Artist Alley (map above – we’ll be at table A-09) of Kaigai Manga Festa, an international comics festival held in conjunction with Comitia at Tokyo Big Site. If you are in Tokyo, please come and say hello! Below is a full map of the Festa.


Kaigai Manga Festa in Tokyo November 18th!

Monday, October 8th, 2012

I’m thrilled to announce that Matt Loux and I will be exhibiting at the Kaigai Manga Festa in Tokyo on November 18th. It will be part of our honeymoon trip to Japan too ^_^ If you’re in Tokyo, please come by and say hello!

Angoulême report 2012!

Monday, February 13th, 2012

I’m back from another glorious trip to France for the Angoulême comics Festival, and this time, afterwards I traveled to Belgium (just for fun) along with Japanese cartoonist Yuuko Koyama! We did miss Tim Fish who couldn’t make it this time thought T_T (more…)

2012 Appearances!

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

January 26-28th – This year, happily once again I will be at the Angoulême Comics Festival in Angoulême, France at the Scarce Booth, this time Yuuko Koyama will be with our gang, all the way from Japan, so please come and say hello! Update – my booth hours are:  10-12H on 26th, 16-18H on 27th and 14-16H on 28th