Maia Kobabe, Sam Sattin and Ian McGinty discuss and sign “Gender Queer” and “Glint”

Book Soup presents Maia Kobabe, Sam Sattin & Ian McGinty to discuss and sign “Gender Queer: A Memoir” and “Glint Book One: The Cloud Raiders.” “Gender Queer” is more than a personal story: it is a useful and touching guide on gender identity–what it means and how to think about it–for advocates, friends, and humans everywhere. In “Glint,” we are introduced to tiny Mora–hurtling through space trying to find a star bright enough to sustain its fading life–everyone must do their part to keep the planet alive. The story explores what happens when one person dreams of a different life.

Viken Berberian discusses and signs “The Structure Is Rotten, Comrade”

Join Viken Berberian at Skylight Books for a discussion and signing of “The Structure Is Rotten, Comrade.” A young man’s arrogance and ambition collide with revolutionary politics in a visually groundbreaking graphic novel.

More about the book: Enter Yerevan, the capital of Armenia — a city in ruins. Wrecking balls swing wildly and cement trucks race through congested streets. Aspiring architect Frunz and his father, the renowned builder known as Mr. Cement, plan to level Yerevan’s historic landmarks and flood the city with Trumpian high-rises. But this plan outrages the citizens of Yerevan, who rise up in Revolution. Amid the ensuing chaos, only one thing is certain: Frunz must brave the streets swarming with rebels in search of the Golden Mean.

Leland Myrick discusses and signs “Hawking”

If you’re interested in graphic novel biographies, check out Leland Myrick and “Hawking” at Vroman’s. In this book, writer Jim Ottaviani and artist Leland Myrick have crafted an intricate portrait of the great thinker, the public figure, and the man behind both identities.

Graphic Novel Book Club reads “The Prince and the Dressmaker”

From the caves at Lascaux to the VR booths at Comic Con, we have always told stories with pictures. Graphic novels continue that human tradition in a surprising variety of styles and in every genre imaginable. This book club will read the latest books, though maybe not too many featuring crime fighters or mutants. We’re led by Jake Mumm, one of the founders of Comic Arts Los Angeles.

At this meeting, the Graphic Novel book club will read Jen Wang’s “The Prince and the Dressmaker.”

Malaka Gharib discusses and signs “I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir”

Come out for an evening with writer Malaka Gharib and “I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir” at Skylight Books. One part Mari Andrew, one part Marjane Satrapi, “I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir” is a triumphant tale of self-discovery, a celebration of a family’s rich heritage, and a love letter to American immigrant freedom.
Genre: Graphic Novels

The Graphic Novel Book Club discusses “Atomic Empire”

This book club will read the latest books, though maybe not too many featuring crime fighters or mutants. We’re led by Jake Mumm, one of the founders of Comic Arts Los Angeles.
At this meeting, the Graphic Novel Book Club will discuss “Atomic Empire” by Thierry Smolderen & Alexandre Clérisse.

Genre: Graphic Novels

CANCELED | Alexandre Clérisse presents “Atomic Empire”

Note: This event has been canceled.

Europe Comics and The Last Bookstore are pleased to present, all the way from France, one of the brightest rising stars of French bande dessinée: Alexandre Clérisse! Join us to learn more about his new graphic masterpiece, “Atomic Empire”, and about just what makes French graphic novels so special.
Genre: Graphic Novels

Seth discusses “Clyde Fans”

Come out for an evening with writer Seth and his graphic novel “Clyde Fans” at Skylight Books. This novel follows Abe and Simon Matchcard, two brothers whose lives are defined by their doomed family business, selling oscillating fans in a world switching to air conditioning. Scott Timberg will join Seth in conversation.
Genre: Graphic Novels

Jaime Hernandez discusses and signs “Is This How You See Me?”

Join Jaime Hernandez at Skylight Books for a discussion and signing of “Is This How You See Me?” This novel focuses on Jaime’s two most beloved characters, Maggie and Hopey, flashing backward and forward in time to reveal how the passage of time has molded these young LA punks into complex, middle-aged women. An intimate look at how people change and drift apart, yet remain deeply affected by their formative years, this graphic novel brings Hernandez’s L&R series full circle. Nina Gregory will join Hernandez in conversation.
Genre: Graphic Novels

Daria Tessler discusses “Cult of the Ibis”

Join Daria Tessler at Skylight Books for a discussion and signing of “Cult of the Ibis.” Her graphic novel tells the story of an occultist getaway driver who, after escaping with the loot from a bank robbery gone wrong, orders a build-your-own homunculus kit and goes on the lam.
Genre: Graphic Novel