Official Press Release
POSTCARDS: TRUE STORIES THAT NEVER HAPPENED, a new anthology featuring 16-stories inspired by editor Jason Rodriguez’s collection of used, antique postcards, hits shelves on July 24th, 2007. The book (published by Villard, a division of the Random House Publishing Group) features tales of romance, adventure, mystery, and heartbreak from some of comics’ most-celebrated creators including: Harvey Pekar, Joyce Brabner, & Matt Kindt, Phil Hester, Stuart Moore & Michael Gaydos, Tom Beland, Antony Johnston & Noel Tuazon, Ande Parks & Joseph Bergin III, Rick Spears & Rob G, Joshua Hale Fialkov & Micah Farritor, and more!
On Tuesday, July 24th, Jason Rodriguez and artist Danielle Corsetto will be signing at Olsson’s Books in Dupont Circle, Washington DC, at 7PM. There will be a bit of a gallery show and Jason will talk about the genesis of the project and share some of his favorite postcards.
Thursday, July 26th. 5 – 6PM. Jason Rodriguez will be representing POSTCARDS at the Villard Panel. Also at the panel will be Joshua Hale Fialkov (ELK’S RUN), Kazu Kibuishi (FLIGHT), Mike Knapp & Vincent Nguyen (OUT OF PICTURE), and Villard editors Chris Schluep & Dallas Middaugh. Room 10.
Friday, July 27th. 1 – 2PM. Jason Rodriguez will be signing at the Villard/Random House Booth (#1135) along with POSTCARDS contributor and ELK’S RUN scribe Joshua Hale Fialkov.
Friday, July 27th. 5 – 6PM. Big signing at the Comic Relief booth (#1514-1523)! Come on by, pick up a copy of POSTCARDS, and get it signed by: Antony Johnston, Tom Beland, Ande Parks, Joseph Bergin III, Rick Spears, Rob G, Gia-Bao Tran, Matt Kindt, Jason Copland, and Jason Rodriguez!
Saturday, July 28th. 1 – 2PM. Jason Rodriguez will be signing at the Villard/Random House Booth (#1135) along with POSTCARDS contributor and writer/illustrator extraordinaire Phil Hester.
Saturday, July 28th. 4 – 6PM. Another big signing at the Comic Relief booth (#1514-1523)! Get your copy of POSTCARDS signed by: Antony Johnston (4-5PM), Phil Hester (5-6PM), Stuart Moore, Michael Gaydos, Robert Tinnell, Joshua Hale Fialkov (4-5PM), Jason Hanley (5-6PM), Micah Farritor, James Powell, Tony Fleecs, and Jason Rodriguez!
Saturday, July 28th. 7 – 9 PM. There will be three POSTCARDS-related items up for bid at the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s auction (Room 8).
You can get a copy of POSTCARDS signed by the majority of the creators in the book, a page from Stuart Moore & Michael Gaydos’ “Tic-Tac-Bang-Bang”, a page from Chris Stevens & Gia-Bao Tran’s “Blue”, and a page from Neil Kleid & Jake Allen’s “Intersections”. You can view these items and more at: http://cbldf.safeshopper.com/21/cat21.htm?324
We have more local events lining up after SDCC so keep your eyes peeled for anything happening in your town. Hope to see most of you in DC or SD!
PS – Wish You Were Here!