Greg Rucka was born in San Francisco and raised on the Central Coast of California, in what is commonly referred to as ‘Steinbeck Country.’ He began his writing career in earnest at the age of 10 by winning a county-wide short-story contest, and hasn’t let up since. He graduated from Vassar College with an A.B. in English, and from the University of Southern California’s Master of Professional Writing program with an M.F.A.

He is the author of nearly a dozen novels, six featuring bodyguard Atticus Kodiak, and two featuring Tara Chace, the protagonist of his Queen & Country series...

Award winning comics creator Brian Michael Bendis is one of the most prolific and successful writers working in mainstream comics. For over 10 years, Brian’s titles have consistently charted in the top best sellers on the nationwide comic sales rankings.

Brian is one of the premiere architects of Marvel Comics Ultimate Universe, a line of comics created specifically for the new generation of comics reader. Since it’s best selling launch, he has written every issue of Ultimate Spider-man to date, and has also written Ultimate Fantastic Four, Ultimate X-men, Ultimate Marvel Team Up,...

Steve Lieber is a comic book illustrator and storyboard artist in Portland, Oregon. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, he studied comic book art at the Joe Kubert School. He's been published by DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, Image, Carus, Oni, Dupuis and many others. He's worked on characters and properties like Batman, Superman, Hellboy, Star Trek and Road to Perdition, but he's best known as the artist of the graphic novel Whiteout and its Eisner-winning sequel, Whiteout: Melt. Whiteout was adapted by Warner Brothers as a movie starring Kate Beckinsale. Lieber is a founding member of Periscope Studio, the...

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Geek Girls Holiday Special w/ Lucia Fasano & The PDX Broadsides at Books with Pictures Comic Book Shop!  Featuring: Poetry, Jokes, music from Lucia Fasano and the PDX Broadsides, and a live interactive game play of Carolyn Main's new movie-themed party game, Pitch, Please! Store will be open to get your holiday shopping in, with gifts for all ages!  When: Dec. 16th, 2017 at 7 pm!  Where: Books with Pictures comic book shop1100 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202 Tickets: $5-8...

The 2nd Annual Rose City Comic Con After Party is Saturday, September 9th at the Analog Cafe! Celebrate comics and pop culture with live music from PDX Broadsides, Professor Shyguy, and Lucia Fasano. Hosted by DJ Switch and sponsored by! Tickets are $10 pre-sale or $10 @ door with a RCCC badge. Pre-sales are encouraged, as capacity will be limited:

Pairings Portland raises the “stakes” with their Buffy the Vampire Slayer wine flight September 6-10! Come savor eight wines paired to eight classic BtVS characters for $25, or just $20 if you show your Rose City Comic Con badge. Plus, they'll have Buffy the Vampire Slayer hardcover graphic novels—the official continuation of the television series—from Dark Horse Comics as prizes

TFAW Black Friday

TFAW starts celebrating Black Friday WAY early this year!


The online sale runs 11/20-11/30.

Store sales run 11/16-11/27 (discounts and door prizes vary, check out TFAW's site for more details)


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