Free Comic Book Day

The Comic, defined as a series of pictures to convey a story, has been around since roughly the 17th century and like most printed mediums has its roots in politics and religion. However, it wasn’t until the later half of the 19th century that they began to evolve into the more modern form with text… Continue reading Free Comic Book Day


Independent Bookstore Day!

Last year, as part of a grass roots movement to remind the public of the existence (and importance) of independent bookstores over 90 indie bookstores in more than 80 different zip codes came together for the first ever California Bookstore Day. The event was such an immense hit, that this year the event has gone… Continue reading Independent Bookstore Day!

An Evening with Neil Gaiman

Sometimes writing can be the easiest thing in the world. You sit down and the words just come to you, almost as if you are transcribing a dictation from someone or somewhere else. This is not one of those times. In fact it isn’t even close. But at least according to Neil Gaiman, “This is… Continue reading An Evening with Neil Gaiman