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I’m looking forward to signing with MariNaomi 5/17 at Book Culture, and extremely excited for her new book, Turning Japanese! Come and check it out, New Yorkers! Tuesday, 5/17 – 7:00pm – Book Culture 450 Columbus Ave, NYC 10024 Tweet
My next appearance will be at Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s annual Sakura Matsuri! I’ll be signing books at 3PM on both days. Advance tickets are available. This is one of the best Japanese cultural events in the NY area, so check it out! Also, I’ll be participating in Independent Bookstore Day 4/30 at Greenlight Bookstore ( […]
I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be doing a talk and signing at HMV & Books Tokyo Friday 4/8 at 6:30 PM. Facebook invite is here. Please RSVP! DATE: 8th Apr 2016 (Friday) Venue: HMV & BOOKS TOKYO 5F Shibuya Modi 1-21-3 Jinnan Shibuya-ku Tokyo, 150-0041 The talk will be in English. For Japanese audiences, Tuttle […]
My first 2016 appearance is coming up at Play Fair NY Feb. 13th &14th! Play Fair is the public companion event for the legendary Toy Fair! I’ll be at the Aw Yeah Artist Alley (booth # 461) for 12pm and 3PM signings on Saturday and Sunday. I will also co-host Comics Quickfire withDave Roman Sunday at 1PM! […]
I’m excited to announce my November events in Japan! 11/15 11AM-4PM I’ll be exhibiting at Tokyo International Manga Festival -TOKYO BIG SIGHT 3-11-1 Ariake, Koutou-ku, Tokyo 11/18 at 7PM I’ll be doing a talk and signing at Kinokuniya Shinjuku South Store. Please RSVP on the facebook invite! Yuuko Koyama and I also are holding an after-party […]
This just in! I’ll be signing books at New York Comic Con on Thursday 10/8 at the Prism Comics booth #1483. I‘m signing from 3PM-5PM. Come by and say hello! I’ll have Tough Love, Dolltopia, and Cool Japan Guide available for sale.
On Saturday, September 26th from 11AM I’ll have a booth at the 6th annual Washington Park LIVE! Arts & Music Festival! I’ll be doing some talks and demonstrations as well as selling Cool Japan Guide and Dolltopia. Come say hello! (Rain date Saturday, October 3rd) Tweet
I’m excited to announce that I’ll be signing at the Brooklyn Book Festival Saturday 9/19 for Children’s Day! I’ll be at the China Institute (booth #21) signing Cool Japan Guide and Dolltopia from 2-3PM. See you there! Tweet
I got a write-up in The Brooklyn Paper for my upcoming talk at Waku Waku NYC this Saturday! My talk will be in the Wythe Hotel at 10am and then I’ll be signing Cool Japan Guide at Kinokuniya’s booth in the Brooklyn Expo Center at 1pm. See you there! Photo by Jason Speakman
On Saturday August 29th I’ll be presenting “Discovering Cool Japan”, a talk on traveling in Japan, at Waku Waku NYC, which is a new Japanese pop culture festival. The festival will be held on August 29th and August 30th and will bring together the worlds of anime, manga, music, food, film, and fashion inside Brooklyn’s Greenpoint […]
Big news! I’ll be doing a talk and signing at Barnes & Noble in Forest Hills, Queens this Sunday, July 19th at 3pm! It’s part of their Get Pop-Cultured: Manga Mania event. I’ll do a talk on comics and manga drawing, and afterward I’ll be signing Cool Japan Guide, Dolltopia, and Powerpuff Girls Classics collections! […]
Cool Japan Guide was officially released on March 10th and I have some fun events coming up! Here’s the line-up so far: March 14th – 2pm Cool Japan Guide release party at Kinokuniya (1073 Avenue of the Americas, NYC). Facebook invite is here! (I’ll be doing a reading and a giveaway here too!) March 18th – 6pm signing […]
On Saturday June 13th (rain date June 14th) – I’ll be participating in the West Hartford Japan Summer Festival at Blue Back Square, 65 Memorial Rd. West Hartford, CT. I will be signing at the front of Barnes & Noble (60 Isham Rd. West Hartford, CT) at 7:30PM. I will have some of my cat & ramen […]
Next weekend I’ll be at TCAF May 9th and 10th with very special guest Yuuko Koyama at table #230! Yes, my friend Yuuko, who is a featured character in Cool Japan Guide is coming all the way from Japan for the event! She’ll have her awesome comics with her and we’ll be signing copies of Cool Japan Guide for […]
I’ll be signing and selling Cool Japan Guide at Brooklyn’s Sakura Matsuri on April 25th and 26th – I’ll be there from 10-6. Look for me in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Osborne Garden. It’s a rain or shine event. Make sure to buy your tickets! 150 Eastern Parkway 990 Washington Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11225 Tweet
I’m excited to be making two appearances in LA on Saturday April 18th with MariNaomi! 12-12:50 pm LA Times Festival of Books – signing at Kinokuniya booth #084 7pm – Reading at GR 2 Gallery ( 2062 Sawtelle Blvd, LA, CA). Here’s the FB invite. Tweet
Looking forward to this event with Tim Fish at JHU Comic Books (32 E 32nd St. NYC)! I will have some limited edition posters on hand AND Amy Chu and Ben McCool will be joining us for this signing for their work on Strange Sports Stories #1. I’ll also have copies of Dolltopia, Tough Love, and some […]
I’ve been busy getting ready for Saturday’s launch party for Cool Japan Guide – 2pm at Kinokuniya (1073 Ave. of the Americas, NYC)! You can RSVP here! It’s extra exciting because there will be limited edition prints (in the design seen above). Kinokuniya will include a print with each purchase of Cool Japan Guide at […]
On Thursday Feb. 19th at 1pm, I’ll be doing a presentation at Japan Week in Grand Central Station’s Vanderbilt Hall. Japan Week is always a lot of fun, and I’ll be giving away two signed copies of Cool Japan Guide! The full event schedule is available here. Hope to see you there! Tweet
I return to the Schlock Treatment podcast this week and we talk about Cool World, our childhood cartoon crushes, and more. Check it out! Tweet
This week I’m guesting again on the awesome podcast, Schlock Treatment! Listen to the episode here (or you can download it via itunes or stitcher)! We talk all about the movie Barbarella. One thing I love about this movie is all of the fun costumes. So, I was inspired to do a few illustrations. Enjoy!
This past week I made my debut appearance on the Podcast From the After Movie Diner. I chatted with host Jon Cross about Muppets Most Wanted, our favorite old Muppet movies, and just how great Miss Piggy is. Check it out! You can also subscribe to the podcast via itunes. Tweet
This week, I had the pleasure of appearing again on the hilarious Schlock Treatment podcast! This time, we covered the ’80s cheese-fest – The Apple! I’ve also put together a Top 10 Divas of Schlock list for the occasion. Feel free to chime in with your own favorites in the comments of the post! Tweet
In addition to comics and desserts, you may know (via my Twitter feed) that I love cheesy and campy movies. I listen to various podcasts as I draw, and one of my recent faves is Schlock Treatment! It features four hilarious guys who watch schlocky movies and joke around about them. It’s been a staple […]
Matt Loux and I will be exhibiting again at Kaiga Manga Festa this year! If you are in the Tokyo area, please check out this amazing festival! It is October 20th at Tokyo Big Sight in conjunction with Comitia. We will be in the Artist Alley, sharing tables with Yuuko Koyama and Brian Stone! Tweet
This morning I got to appear in Good Morning America to taste some ice cream for National Ice Cream Day! We had a great time and tried some great ice cream too (Ben & Jerry’s, Max and Mina’s, Homer’s, and Baskin Robbins)! Update – here’s the link!
This just in! Looks like I am slated to appear on ABC’s Good Morning America tomorrow morning (Sunday July 21st) to talk about ice cream! I am probably going to be on at around 8:45 am NY time (or 7 am if your NY cable service plays a live feed). Or you can DVR it […]
It’s been far too long since I’ve appeared at a New York comics event, so I’m especially pleased to announce the release party for The Big Feminist BUT anthology comic! I’m extra excited that it will be at Housing Works. Such a great store! I’ll be there with Shannon O’Leary and Joan Reilly, also Heidi […]
Guess what? I’ll be at the amazing French comics festival in Angoulême again this week with friends at the Scarce table! We’ll be at table # F35 in the alternative bubble. Hope to see you there! Here is our signing schedule: Fred Harper: Thursday: 10AM to 1 PM Friday: 3-5 PM Saturday: 1-3 PM Sunday: […]
Updated New maps! Lots going on this Fall! Matt Loux and I just got married ^_^ For our honeymoon we will be going to Japan. We will be participating in the Artist Alley (map above – we’ll be at table A-09) of Kaigai Manga Festa, an international comics festival held in conjunction with Comitia at […]
I’m thrilled to announce that Matt Loux and I will be exhibiting at the Kaigai Manga Festa in Tokyo on November 18th. It will be part of our honeymoon trip to Japan too ^_^ If you’re in Tokyo, please come by and say hello! Tweet
I’m heading to Spain this week to celebrate Dolltopia’s Spanish release from Ediciones Kraken! Check out their great new site! Update- I’ll be making an appearance and presentation Friday May 18th 7-9pm at the Puebla 15 location of Madrid’s Generación X comic shop! Pass it on to your friends in Madrid! Here’s the facebook event […]
This past week I got to see pages from Dolltopia‘s Spanish edition which is going to print now! The Spanish publisher is Ediciones Kraken and I will be in Spain this May to help promote a bit in Madrid in Barcelona. I am so looking forward to the trip, any suggestions for good places to […]
January 26-28th – This year, happily once again I will be at the Angoulême Comics Festival in Angoulême, France at the Scarce Booth, this time Yuuko Koyama will be with our gang, all the way from Japan, so please come and say hello! Update – my booth hours are: 10-12H on 26th, 16-18H on 27th […]
(photo by Gilberto Tadday) Come and see me this week! I’ll be speaking at Fairfield University in CT Thursday night and at New York Comicon speaking and signing my books Friday and Saturday!
(photo Gilberto Tadday) Want to meet me and get books signed this Fall? I have several appearances coming up!
Wednesday, June 22 is the return of JHU’s annual LGBT Pride Month signing with Timothy Piotrowski, Abby Denson, Ivan Velez and Jennifer Camper! At Jim Hanley’s Universe (4 West 33rd St.)!
This week I’m taking off for Angoulême and then I’ll be going to Amsterdam for the first time! Follow my sweet adventures on Twitter! In Amsterdam I’ll be doing a book event with Tim Fish on Feb. 3rd 18:00 at American Book Center, all details below! If you’re around, come and say hello!
I’m off to Japan tomorrow for a week! I’ll be at Comitia! selling comics with Yuuko this Sunday, so check it out if you are in the area! Above is the cover of our new comic!
Hi folks, this weekend will be a doozy what with NYC Wine and Food Festival AND NY Comic Con! While I will be in attendance at the Wine and Food Festival bringing you your sweets news, I will also be doing an appearance at NYCC. I’ll be on the LGBT Comics, Creators, and Characters panel […]
I’ll be at San Diego Comic Con this coming weekend and have some signings scheduled. So stop by and say hello! I have 2 signings scheduled at the Prism Comics booth #2049/2146/2148 Friday 7/23 12-1pm and Saturday 7/24 3-4pm! Hope to see you there!
I’ll be in Toronto this weekend for the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (table #114)! Looking forward to TCAF and very pleased to take part in the programming as well! Come by and see me if you’re there. It’s free!
This weekend I’ll be at the Sakura Matsuri at Brooklyn Botanic Garden! I’ll be selling postcards (the above design), pins, my graphic novels, and bonus manga from Japan by my friend Yuuko Koyama! I’ll be at the Manga and Anime Alley both days! See you there! Here are some suggestions for Cherry Blossom sweets to […]
The City Sweet Tooth will be in France for a week from 1/26. I’ll be signing my graphic novels Tough Love and Dolltopia at the Angoulême Comics Festival, and then in Paris for a bit. If you happen to be in France, come to the festival and say hello. Details here! In the meantime, […]
Last night I did a reading at the wonderful comic shop Floating World Comics and we got cupcakes from Cupcake Jones for the occasion. I LOVED the ginger bread ones and the Cherry Cheesecake ones were really nice too. The tiny gingerbread men were cute and tasted great!
Portland was amazing as usual. Gotta love a town that is so strong in the food scene AND the comics community! I did fun reading at In Other Words, an awesome feminist bookstore and we got cupcakes from Saint Cupcake.We got mini cupcakes in Malt Ball, Fat Elvis (peanut butter/banana/chocolate chip), and Chocolate with Cream […]
New England and NYC were amazing! Now I’m on my West Coast tour! Hope to see you there, be ready to eat some cupcakes and bring your dolls! Remember, whoever brings the coolest made over doll wins a copy of Dolltopia!
I just got back from my lecture at Emily Carr University on Granville Island in Vancouver, BC. So fun! We got cupcakes from Coco Cake Cupcakes. Lyndsay does custom cupcakes to order and she matched the Dolltopia cover colors!
I’m having so much fun in Vancouver! The weather turned out to be sunny and gorgeous for most of the weekend and the foliage is so beautiful! I am definitely glad I did this tour in Autumn.
At the Wonderland party in NYC we had Eleni’s minis. So pretty!
We had cupcakes from Sweet at Comicopia in Boston, MA! They had possibly the highest frosting I’ve seen on mini-cupcakes!
The weather stayed gorgeous for our stop in Portland, Maine where we had amazing cupcakes from Katie Made Bakery!
I just got back from a beautiful trip to New England. It was the perfect time to catch the foliage! My stop at cool vintage store, Revolution, in White River Junction, VT was a blast!
We just got back from an amazing trip to Toronto!
This has been quite a weekend. Two book signings, the Chile Pepper Fiesta, and the Atlantic Antic. Somehow, I’ve managed to survive all of the fun I’ve been having ^_^ Anyway, here is a photo parade from Saturday’s Chile Pepper Fiesta at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Last night’s signing at GRNY was a blast! The staff there (especially the manager, Mark) was so helpful and nice. I have been a longtime fan of Giant Robot magazine, so signing at one of their shops was a big thrill for me!
Come out Friday and Saturday to check out my new book Dolltopia and eat some cupcakes!
This weekend a LOT is going on. One of the fun things I’ll be doing is signing special posters I made for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Chile Pepper Fiesta! It’s Saturday 10/3 @ Brooklyn Botanic Garden (1000 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY ). I’ll be at the chocolate chile pavilion. Click below to see the […]
The Dolltopia Cupcake Tour was kicked off this weekend at Small Press Expo in North Bethesda, Maryland! After researching I found only one nearby bakery that would deliver, which was a necessity at this tour stop. So Cake Love it was!
Small Press Expo is finally upon us and Dolltopia is debuting there tomorrow! Here are the necessary details: it’s September, 26-27 @ Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, I’ll be at table # B10B. See you there!
You may or may not already know that I have a new graphic novel coming out called Dolltopia. It’s a fun and quirky tale about dolls who are tired of being controlled by humans, so they start their own society, and you can read a preview here! It’s not exactly food related, BUT, my publisher, […]
Last night’s City Sweet Tooth first blogiversary party at Tekserve was so amazing! I’m still recovering, but I want to share photos from various friends and participants!
I know I posted this last minute but maybe you’ll be there and come to my awesome Food Manga panel. I’m very excited to present everything I’ve learned about the gourmet manga genre so far ^_^ Saturday 11:15AM – Cooking Manga Panel with guests from French Japanese Dessert Café Luxee! We will be offering a […]
I’ll be at San Diego Comic Con this coming weekend so if you’ll be attending come by and say hello! July 25-27 San Diego Comic Con San Diego Convention Center 111 W. Harbor Drive San Diego, CA “Toys, Comics and Characters: Illustrators as Entertainment Entrepreneurs” I’ll be on this Parsons School of Design Panel Friday, […]