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

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

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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. Hope to see you there!

Talk & Signing at Barnes & Noble Forest Hills, Queens July 19th

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

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Big news! I’ll be doing a talk and signing at Barnes & Noble in Forest Hills, Queens this Sunday, July 19th at 3pm! It’s part of their Get Pop-Cultured: Manga Mania event. I’ll do a talk on comics and manga drawing, and afterward I’ll be signing Cool Japan Guide, Dolltopia, and Powerpuff Girls Classics collections! I’ll have some ramen cat posters to give away (with purchase of Cool Japan Guide) and the store will be running promotions including a “buy 2 get one free” manga sale all day.

Barnes & Noble -70-00 Austin St, Forest Hills, NY 11375 – 718-793-1395


June 13th – West Hartford’s Japan Summer Festival

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

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On Saturday June 13th (rain date June 14th) – I’ll be participating in the West Hartford Japan Summer Festival at Blue Back Square, 65 Memorial Rd. West Hartford, CT. I will be signing at the front of Barnes & Noble (60 Isham Rd. West Hartford, CT) at 7:30PM. I will have some of my cat & ramen posters with me too. See you there!
The main event features Shishimai Lion Dancing at 4:30 PM and 6:30 PM and two performances by an eight-member Japanese drumming group Arashi Daiko at 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM. Hakata Dontaku dancing troop from Heart International of Fukuoka, Japan, is also a featured performance.

TCAF May 9th & 10th

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

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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.


Sakura Matsuri April 25th and 26th!

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

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I’ll be signing and selling Cool Japan Guide at Brooklyn’s Sakura Matsuri on April 25th and 26th – I’ll be there from 10-6. Look for me in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Osborne Garden. It’s a rain or shine event. Make sure to buy your tickets!

150 Eastern Parkway
990 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225


LA Events in April!

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

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I’m excited to be making two appearances in LA on Saturday April 18th with MariNaomi!
12-12:50 pm LA Times Festival of Books – signing at Kinokuniya booth #084
7pm - Reading at GR 2 Gallery ( 2062 Sawtelle Blvd, LA, CA). Here’s the FB invite.

Kinokuniya Party 3/14 in NYC!

Friday, March 13th, 2015

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I’ve been busy getting ready for Saturday’s launch party for Cool Japan Guide – 2pm at Kinokuniya (1073 Ave. of the Americas, NYC)! You can RSVP here! It’s extra exciting because there will be limited edition prints (in the design seen above). Kinokuniya will include a print with each purchase of Cool Japan Guide at this event while supplies last. Also, I have two fantastic sponsors who have provided some great prizes for the party.

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Kaigai Manga Festa 2013!

Saturday, October 5th, 2013

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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

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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…)