- A Conspiracy of their own — The Voice of Montgomery County on the DC Conspiracy
- Look, up in the sky! It’s the tragedy of Superman — Washington City Paper’s David Bar Katz reviews The History of Invulnerability
- Brief review of Team Cul De Sac: Cartoonists Draw The Line At Parkinson’s at the AV Club (last review)
- Not exactly a new release, but Big Planet Comics is serializing Matt Dembicki’s Xoc Pup on Wednesdays and Fridays
- Xoc: The Journey of a Great White, Matt Dembicki with colors by Evan Keeling, Oni Press (20-page preview from Oni Press). July 25.
- Mr. Big: A Tale of Pond Life, Carol and Matt Dembicki, Sky Pony Press. Sept. 1.
- District Comics: An Unconventional History of Washington, DC, various artists, Fulcrum Publishing. Sept. 11.
- Ongoing through June Mark Burrier: Rare Words Exhibition, Flying Dog Brewery, Frederick, Md.
- Through July 8: The History of Invulnerability , Theater J, Jewish Community Center, Washington, D.C. Tickets and showtime information at the link.Theater J offers $10 off tickets to readers of this blog using “DCCOMICS” either online at the Theater J website or by phone at 800-494-8497. The theater also offers a discount to those 35 and younger, which makes $15 during the week and $25 on the weekends. No discount code is needed.
- Through Sept. 2: “Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women” at the Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery, Jewish Community Center, Washington, D.C.
- Various dates beginning June 17: Create a Comic Book with Matt Dembicki, 7 p.m. at Fairfax County Libraries.
- June 30: Landry Quinn Walker and Eric Jones, creators of Danger Club, signing, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Third Eye Comics, Annapolis, Md. First 15 people in line get a special gift.
- July 1: Why Comics Matter: The Social Relevance of Comic Books, panel discussion featuring Matt Dembicki, Andy Hershberger, Esther Kim, Jared Smith and Patrick Michael Strange. Moderated by Stephen Spotswood. 5:15 p.m. at Theater J, Washington DC Jewish Community Center
- July 7-8: Full Sanction at Kids Read Comics Celebration, Ann Arbor, Mich. (I’ll also be there, just hanging out!)
- July 7: Southern Maryland Comic-Con, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Waldorf, Md.
- July 8: Comics in the District: A Discussion with Local Creators panel discussion featuring Carolyn Belefski, Steve Conley, Evan Keeling, Andrew Cohen and Matt Dembicki. Moderated by Mike Rhode. 5:15 p.m. at Theater J, Washington DC Jewish Community Center
- July 28: Matt Dembicki signs copies of Xoc, Big Planet Comics College park (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and Big Planet Comics Vienna (3 to 5 p.m.)