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DC Celebrates Wonder Woman Day With Massive Global Event On Saturday, June 3

DC Entertainment announced the first-ever celebration of iconic DC Super Hero and pop culture icon, Wonder Woman. “Wonder Woman Day” will take place on June 3, during the opening weekend for the theatrical release of the highly anticipated film, Wonder Woman. The celebration will honor the 75-year legacy of the Amazon Princess with wondrous festivities across the country and around the world.

More than 2,000 comic retailers, bookstores, libraries and other partners around the world will host “Wonder Woman Day” activations, including distributing free copies of two special edition issues. Wonder Woman Day Special Edition #1 reprints Wonder Woman #1 by bestselling writer Greg Rucka and artist Liam Sharp. For young readers, DC Super Hero Girls Wonder Woman Day Special Edition #1 features a chapter from the upcoming DC Super Hero Girls Vol. 3: Summer Olympus, written by Shea Fontana with art by Yancey Labat.

DC has teamed up with an array of retail partners including, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Walmart, Costco and Amazon for exclusive in-store and digital promotions to create the ultimate “Wonder Woman Day” experience. Cross-divisional activations will also include Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, alongside key partners including Six Flags Theme Parks, to further spotlight the groundbreaking DC Super Hero.

Marquee comic writers and artists will also participate in special events to mark “Wonder Woman Day,” including Greg Rucka, Phil Jimenez, Cliff Chiang, Shea Fontana, Marc Andreyko, and Cat Staggs.  Plus, exclusive Wonder Woman tiaras and bracelets will be available at select retailers.

Counting down to “Wonder Woman Day,” DC’s award-winning original digital series DC All Access will host a can’t-miss Wonder Woman Week series of segments from May 29-June 3. The six-day Wonder Woman takeover will spotlight essential books, sit down with key talent from the “Wonder Woman” feature film, and also discuss the iconic character’s legacy with acclaimed comic writers and artists.

Fans can download  the official “Wonder Woman Day” activity kit, including comic book activity sheets, coloring pages, trivia, and games. Readers can also take advantage of great discounts on digital comics at readdcentertainment.com and in the DC Comics app, where 100 digital comics and eBooks will be on sale starting May 30.

Visit DCAllAccess.com and download the DC All Access mobile app for more details on “Wonder Woman Day” festivities, participating stores, and in-depth coverage directly from original digital series DC All Access. Fans can journey through Wonder Woman’s illustrious history and share their favorite Super Hero moments, social media activations on Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram.

Join the celebration on June 3 and share on social media using #WonderWomanDay.

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Blacklight Art Show Opening At Hero Complex Gallery On May 19, 2017

Blacklight is coming to Hero Complex Gallery featuring new fluorescent artwork. The show will open on Friday, May 19th, from 7-10PM.

The gallery will feature blacklight-reactive artwork, including fluorescent and Glow-In-the-Dark pieces.

Hero Complex Gallery
2020 South Robertson Blvd., Studio D
Los Angeles, CA 30034

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Dates And Cities For Stephen & Owen King’s Sleeping Beauties Book Tour Announced

Dates and cities for Stephen and Owen King’s Sleeping Beauties book tour were announced today.

The novel which will be released on September 26, 2017 is described as follows:

In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep; they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent; and while they sleep they go to another place… The men of our world are abandoned, left to their increasingly primal devices. One woman, however, the mysterious Evie, is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease. Is Evie a medical anomaly to be studied? Or is she a demon who must be slain? Set in a small Appalachian town whose primary employer is a women’s prison, Sleeping Beauties is a wildly provocative, gloriously absorbing father/son collaboration between Stephen King and Owen King.

Tour Dates:

More info coming, so please bookmark THIS PAGE.

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Funko Fundays 2017 Info

Funko Fundays 2017 is right around the corner on Friday, July 21, 2017!

This year promises to be even bigger and better than ever before! You’ll spend the evening at the Grand Hyatt Manchester Seaport Ballroom in lovely San Diego with your fellow Funatics, Funko employees and special guests. Everyone will enjoy food, drinks and a full evening of entertainment hosted by Funko’s very own Brian Mariotti and Mike Becker.

There will be prizes galore, contests, corn, and a whole lot more. And, of course, every attendee receives a legendary Funko “Box of Fun” just for being part of this annual event. Each attendee also receives two drink tickets, heavy appetizers and enough memories to last three lifetimes.

Doors will open at 6:45pm and the evening’s entertainment starts at 8:30pm.

In an effort to allow as many different people to attend as possible, there is a limit of (2) tickets per customer. Only one “Box of Fun” will be given to each attendee. One ticket, one attendee, one box!

Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, May 17th – 10:00 AM Pacific Time
$140.00 per ticket (+$8.69 fee)

Keep an eye on Funko’s Twitter & Facebook for the link

FAQ’s can be read HERE.

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Apple Sends Out Media Invites For June 5 WWDC Keynote

Apple has sent out press invites for its the keynote at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, being held from June 5 – 9, 2017 in San Jose, CA.

The keynote is scheduled to open the conference on June 5, and will likely see Apple unveil major new versions of iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and macOS, with developer preview editions to follow shortly thereafter.

While new hardware announcements have become less common during the developer-focused event, recent rumors have suggested that Apple could use the event to unveil its new Siri home control hub and speaker.

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Rick And Morty Rickmobile Mobile Store Makes Trek To San Diego Comic Con 2017

Adult Swim is taking their Rickmobile – a Rick and Morty mobile truck that doubles as a pop-up store – on the road this summer to multiple cities, and one of the stops will be in San Diego. You can swing by the Rickmobile during Comic-Con to pick up your Rick and Morty wares on Thursday, July 20 – Sunday, July 23. Check out the tour schedule HERE.

The merchandise available in the truck is also still TBA, but they did reveal the tour shirt, which will be for sale at the Rickmobile.

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Today Is Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day is today, May 6, 2017. It’s an International Event that celebrates comic books and the local comic shops that provide them to their communities.

Visit a participating comic shop on FCBD for FREE COMICS and fun! http://www.freecomicbookday.com

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Happy Star Wars Day

Are you ready for May the 4th? It’s a day to celebrate the Star Wars saga, your favorite characters, and everything the galaxy far, far away means to you. And it’s also a day…for savings! Check out StarWars.com’s guide to some great Star Wars Day deals HERE.

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Joey Spiotto’s Storytime 3 Opening At Gallery 1988 On April 7, 2017

Mark your calendars for April 7, 2017 for Joey Spiotto’s Storytime 3 opening at Gallery 1988. The show will feature 40 new works inspired by movies, music, television and video games!

The day following the opening of “Storytime 3”, Gallery 1988 will be having a book release/signing party for “Storytime – a Little Art Book”!! Joey Spiotto will be at the gallery on Saturday, April 8th from 12-3pm to sign books! Come on by and say hello. Grab a book and check out the show while you’re there!

Image credit i09

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Independent Bookstore Day Is On April 29, 2017

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April.  Every store is unique and independent, and every party is different. But in addition to authors, live music, cupcakes, scavenger hunts, kids events, art tables, readings, barbecues, contests, and other fun stuff, there are exclusive books and literary items that you can only get on that day. Not before. Not after. Not online.

HERE is a catalog of some of the great items available this year. You can find a participating bookstore HERE.

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