The A.D. paperback — with a brand-new cover! — debuts August 24. I’ll be making a few appearances here in New York City and down in New Orleans, so here are the details…
Tuesday, August 24: On-sale date. Book signing and giclée print-sale to raise money for New Orleans nonprofits. Desert Island Comics, 540 Metropolitan Avenue, Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY, 7 p.m. [Facebook event page]
Saturday, August 28: Signing at Octavia Books, 513 Octavia Street, New Orleans, 2 p.m. [Octavia’s event page]
Saturday, August 28: In-store signing, art show, and party, with appearances by A.D.’s characters. Crescent City Comics, 4916 Freret Street., New Orleans, LA. 6–9 p.m. P.S. Crescent City Comics is co-owned by A.D. character Leo McGovern!
Sunday, September 12: I’ll be part of the panel "The International Graphic Novel: Behind the Scenes or Drawing from Life" — Four graphic novelists whose work takes on "big themes" talk about the on-the-ground research and background work they have done in preparation for creating their books. With Jessica Abel and Nick Abadzis. Moderated by Matt Madden. Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St., Brooklyn, NY, 2 p.m.
Monday, September 20: A.D. slideshow presentation followed by conversation with Publishers Weekly Editor Calvin Reid. Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY, 7:30 p.m. [Facebook event page]