The D.C. Area Comics Scene for June 28

Plastic Farm table at Heroes Convention. Photo by Rafer Roberts.


Con reports/photos:

New releases:

  • Not exactly a new release, but Big Planet Comics is serializing Matt Dembicki’s Xoc Pup on Wednesdays and Fridays

Upcoming releases:


  • 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.)

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