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November 2016

Tacoma is for Lovers Artist Craft Fair at Destiny City Comics

November 19, 2016 @ 11:00 am - November 20, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Hosting local art vendors at the comic shop as part of the Tacoma is for Lovers Artist Craft Fair with Kings Books at 218 St. Helens Ave.! More details coming soon.

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Sheriff of Babylon, Vol. 1 discussion at Destiny City Comics

November 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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November was previously announced as Batgirl, but we're changing it up to make it Tom King's Sheriff of Babylon. GQ had an interview with the author, a former CIA operative, who has to submit his scripts to the federal government for approval before his editor sees them. He also writes a little-known book called Batman! Join us in discussing this modern war story.   The book can be purchased at Destiny City Comics and you get 15% off if you…

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December 2016

Descender, Vol. 1: Tin Stars discussion at Destiny City Comics

December 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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In December we're meeting one week earlier than we normally do and discussing the hugely popular Descender, Vol. 1 by Jeff Lemire (Underwater Welder, Extraordinary X-Men) and Dustin Nguyen (Batman).   The book can be purchased at Destiny City Comics and you get 15% off if you mention the book club discount. Stadium District's only comic shop also sells many other fine graphic novels. RSVP on Facebook.

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February 2017

Destiny City Winter Zine Symposium

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Every season Destiny City Comics and King's Books open up their space for zine and comic makers to meet the public, showcase their wares, and maybe even sell a book! Robin McQuay Danielle Burch Mend My Dress Press Michael Koehler LittleKumiho Corey Lewis Reyyy Jen Vaughn Kalen Knowles Super Cool QT Zinester Friendship Club Brandon lehmann Julie Baldock Sweetgyrl Designs Jaala Smith from Tinkertopia Registration is currently closed. If you'd like to be involved next season, contact destinycitycomics@gmail.com

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Bombshells, Vol. 1 discussion at Destiny City Comics

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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She Can Do It! DC's popular WWII throwback book featuring their best female superheroes by Marguerite Bennett and Marguerite Sauvage is our selection for February.   We'll be meeting at the shop after hours on St. Helens Ave. You can get the book at Destiny City Comics for 15% off with the book club discount. Stadium District's comic shop also sells many other fine graphic novels. Event on Facebook.

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March 2017
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Coast 2 Coast Comic-Con at Destiny City Comics

March 4
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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On Saturday March 4, Destiny City Comics will be participating in Coast to Coast Comic Con! Exclusive Coast to Coast Comic Con comics with special covers. Live in-store feed with creators like Jim Lee, Dan Slott, Charles Soule, Matt Hawkins, Jim Zub, Michael Avon Oeming, Matt Kindt, Sarah Gaydos, Tony Shasteen, Mike Johnson, Paul Levitz BOOM executive Ross Richie. 3 Costume Contests! Destiny City Comics Social Media Costume Contest, national Coast to Coast Comic Con costume contest (must enter by…

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Shaun of the Dead Zombie Party with Weird Elephant at the Grand Cinema

March 4 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Grand Cinema, 606 South Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, 98402 United States
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Sex Criminals, Vol. 1 discussion at Destiny City Comics

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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March's book is Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky's Sex Criminals, Vol. 1. A guy and a girl learn they have the power to stop time when they orgasm, so naturally they start robbing banks!   Artist Chip Zdarsky has confirmed he will be joining us via Skype for our discussion. Be sure to also read his other books like Jughead, Howard the Duck, and Kaptara so you will give off the appearance of a true fan.   We'll be meeting…

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April 2017

Meet Peter Bagge author of Fire!! The Zora Neale Hurston Story

April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
King’s Books, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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We are excited to welcome Peter Bagge to talk about his new graphic biography Fire!!: The Zora Neale Hurston Story. Following on the heels of his New York Times bestselling biography of Margaret Sanger, Fire!! is a dazzling graphic novel profiling bookstore favorite Zora Neale Hurston. The fifth of eight kids from a Baptist family in Alabama, Hurston's writing prowess blossomed at Howard University, and then Barnard College, where she was the sole black student. She arrived in NYC at…

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The Wicked + Divine, Vol. 1 discussion at Destiny City Comics

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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In April we talk about The Wicked and the Divine, Vol. 1. The team that brought you Phonogram and Young Avengers present a story featuring many of the gods throughout history are the ultimate pop stars.   We'll be meeting at the shop after hours on St. Helens Ave. You can get the book at Destiny City Comics for 15% off with the book club discount. Stadium District's comic shop also sells many other fine graphic novels.

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