Abrams Returns to New York Comic Con (and BookCon!) 2016 Booth #2228

Abrams Returns to New York Comic Con (and BookCon!) 2016 Booth #2228

Once again, Abrams is participating in exciting panels, hosting author signings, debuting Fall 2016 titles, and introducing Spring 2017 books!

Abrams returns to New York Comic Con and BookCon with sneak peeks at its Spring 2017 list, participation in multiple panels and signings, and discounts on all books and calendars. Attendees will be able to purchase new titles from Abrams, Abrams ComicArts, Amulet Books, and SelfMadeHero.

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Exclusive First Looks  

ROBOT: Red Wheelbarrow: (eps1.91_redwheelbarr0w.txt)—150 advance copies of this book will be available while supplies last in the autograph area for a ticketed signing with author and show creator Sam Esmail and coauthor Courtney Looney following the book panel. Signing will take place at Friday, October 7th at 4:45PM at BookCon’s NYCC autographing area at Hudson Mercantile, 500 West 36th Street – 6th floor. A wristband and book purchase are required for this signing. A limited quantity of wristbands for the signing will be distributed in line for the corresponding panel.

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Iron CastAdvance copies of the forthcoming novel by Destiny Soria will be available for FREE book with Pique newsletter signup while supplies last!

Special promo: FREE book with Pique newsletter signup!

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Book Signings for New Releases

 

Becoming Andy Warhol New York Times bestselling author Nick Bertozzi will sign copies on Sunday, October 9th from 2:00-3:00 P.M. at Abrams booth #2228

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Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales: Alamo All-Stars— the #1 New York Times bestselling author Nathan Hale will be sign copies on Sunday, October 9th from 12:00-1:00 P.M. at Abrams Booth #2228

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Star Wars: The Original Topps Trading Card Seriesauthor Gary Gerani will sign copies on Thursday, October 6th from 1:00-2:00 P.M. at Abrams booth #2228

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Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation: illustrator John Jennings will sign free galleys of this forthcoming title on Friday, October 7th from 1:00-2:00 P.M. at Abrams booth #2228

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Nat Turner (with new and updated cover!)Kyle Baker will sign copies on Thursday, October 6th from 2:00-3:00 P.M. at Abrams booth #2228

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The Mighty Odds— author Amy Ignatow will be sign copies on Saturday, October 8th from 5:00-6:00 P.M. at Abrams booth #2228

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Poptropica, Book 2: The Lost Expedition — illustrator Kory Merritt will sign copies on Saturday, October 8th from 4:00-5:00 P.M and Sunday, October 9th from 11:00-12:00 P.M. at booth #2228

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Class Election (Secrets to Ruling the School #2) – author Neil Swaab will sign copies on Saturday, October 8th from 12:00-1:00 P.M. at Abrams booth #2228

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New Releases  

Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie – signed copies of the new book by Brian Alinger, Wade Lageose, and David Mandel will be available along with free prints.

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Si Lewen’s Parade: An Artist’s Odyssey— new book by Si Lewen and Art Spiegelman will be available. Copies will be signed by Spiegelman and free, special prints are available.

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Brian and Wendy Froud’s The Pressed Fairy Journal of Madeline Cottington – new book by Brian and Wendy Froud will be available.

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The Gracescopies pre-signed by Laure Eve available while supplies last.

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Galley and Sampler Giveaways  

The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir—free galleys by debut author Thi Bui will be available while supplies last.

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RoseBlood—free galleys of the forthcoming novel by A.G. Howard will be available while supplies last.

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Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11) samplers for the forthcoming book by best-selling and award-winning author Jeff Kinney will be available while supplies last.

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.PLUS DAILY CONTESTS, MORE GIVEAWAYS, AND SPECIAL SHOW DISCOUNTS ON ALL BOOKS AND CALENDARS

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Panels and NYCC–related Events! 

Abrams authors and artists attending this year’s New York Comic Con or participating in NYCC–related events include Sam Esmail and Courtney Looney (Mr. Robot: Red Wheelbarrow), Nick Bertozzi and Pierce Hargan (Becoming Andy Warhol), Gary Gerani (Star Wars: The Original Topps Trading Card Series), John Jennings (Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation), Nathan Hale (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales), Amy Ignatow (The Mighly Odds), Neil Swaab (Secrets to Ruling the School #2), and Kory Merrit (Poptropica).

Below are times, locations, titles, and Abrams authors and staff featured on panels. For full panel descriptions, please go to the New York Comic Con official site here.

All authors and artists are available for interviews in advance, or times can be scheduled at the show. Please contact Maya Bradford, publicity manager, at mbradford@abramsbooks.com for more info.

Friday, October 7

1:30 P.M.-2:30 P.M.

Celebrating Will Eisner and Jack Kirby

NYCC – The Javits Center

Abrams authors and staff featured: Paul Levitz (Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel), and Charles Kochman (Executive Director, Abrams ComicArts)

 

3:30 P.M.–4:30 P.M.

ROBOT Book Panel

BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th Street

Abrams authors featured: Sam Esmail and Courtney Looney (MR. ROBOT: Red Wheelbarrow)

 

Saturday, October 8 

1:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M.

Great Middle School Reads

Books of Wonder – 18 West 18th Street, Manhattan

Abrams authors featured: Amy Ignatow (The Mighty Odds)

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3:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.

All-Ages Comics All-Stars

New York Public Library event (FREE ticketed event)

18 W 53rd Street

Abrams authors featured: Nathan Hale (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales)

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Sunday, October 9

2:00 P.M.–3:00 P.M.

My First Comic

Family HQ Classroom/Workshop Room at NYCC

Abrams author featured: Nathan Hale (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales)

 

4:00 P.M.–5:00 P.M.

Comics in Real Life

BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th Street

Abrams authors featured: Nick Bertozzi (Becoming Andy Warhol) and Nathan Hale (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales)

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For questions about Abrams ComicArts, SelfMadeHero, and Abrams, please contact Maya Bradford, publicity manager, at 212.229.7188 or mbradford@abramsbooks.com or stop by booth #2228 at New York Comic Con.

 

Founded in 1949, ABRAMS was the first company in the United States to specialize in publishing art and illustrated books. Now a subsidiary of La Martinière Groupe, the company continues to publish critically acclaimed and bestselling works in the areas of art, photography, cooking, craft, interior and garden design, performing arts, fashion, comics, and popular culture; children’s books ranging from young adult fiction to picture books to board books. ABRAMS creates and distributes brilliantly designed visual books with the highest production values under the following imprints: Abrams; Abrams ComicArts; Abrams Image; Abrams Books for Young Readers; Amulet Books; Abrams Appleseed; and a gift and stationery line, Abrams Noterie. ABRAMS also distributes books for The Vendome Press, Victoria & Albert Museum, Tate, Royal Academy of Arts, Booth-Clibborn Editions, Five Continents, SelfMadeHero, MoMA Children’s Books, and others.