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Lynn in Toronto, Ontario, Monday October 22nd

Lynn will be attending a book signing in Toronto on Monday, October 22nd at The Beguiling Books & Art on 319 College Street, from 7-9 p.m.

Monday, October 22, The Beguiling is delighted to welcome Canadian comics legend LYNN JOHNSTON to the store to celebrate the recent release of For Better of For Worse: The Complete Library Volume 2 from IDW! Not only was Lynn the first woman *and* first Canadian to receive the prestigious Reuben Award, her influence remains strong in comics to this day, with Raina Telgemeier citing For Better or For Worse as “…the biggest impact on me as far as being a comic artist, writer and storyteller.”

This event will start at 7PM! Come by, meet Lynn Johnston and leave with your very own signed copies of the recently-released hardcover of For Better or For Worse!

 

 

Lynn’s Signing and Panel Schedule At San Diego Comic-Con

With thanks to the Library of American Comics, here’s Lynn’s schedule for San Diego Comic-Con. Lynn’s second treasury book will be available at the Con!

THURSDAY, JULY 19

11:00am-12:00pm – Room 32AB
Spotlight on Lynn Johnston
Comic-Con special guest Lynn Johnston is the Canadian creator of For Better or For Worse. This family-based comic strip has been syndicated since 1979 and was named Best Syndicated Comic Strip in 1992. At its peak, For Better or For Worse appeared in more than 2,000 newspapers in 23 countries and was translated into 8 languages for a devoted readership of more than 220 million. Expect to learn more about Johnston’s career in comics and what she’s been up to lately!

1:00-2:00pm – IDW Booth #2743
Lynn Johnston Book Signing

5:00-7:00pm – National Cartoonist Society Booth #1307
Lynn Johnston Book Signing


FRIDAY, JULY 20

10:00-11:00am – IDW Booth #2743
Lynn Johnston Book Signing

5:00-7:00pm – National Cartoonist Society Booth #1307
Lynn Johnston Book Signing


SATURDAY, JULY 21

9:30am-12:00pm – National Cartoonist Society Booth #1307
Lynn Johnston Book Signing

2:00-3:00pm – Room 29AB
Comedy in Comics
Do you like to make people laugh? How easily does that translate to the written page? Moderator Andrew Farago (Cartoon Art Museum) leads Comic-Con special guests Lynn Johnston, Larry Marder, Lonnie Millsap, Noah Van Sciver, and Shannon Wheeler in this no-holds-barred discussion of things hilarious!

4:00-5:00pm – Mysterious Galaxy Booth #1119
Lynn Johnston Book Signing


SUNDAY, JULY 22

11:00am-12:00pm – Room 25ABC
A Life’s Work: Long Term Comics Projects
Sometimes it is hard to even get started on a project, let alone one that can span weeks, or even years! Andrew Farago (Cartoon Art Museum) finds out what it takes to start and finish a long-term comics project. Comic-Con special guests Lynn Johnston, Jason lutes, Scott McCloud, and Terry Moore share their expertise in making it and making it work!

2:00-3:00pm – IDW Booth #2743
Lynn Johnston Book Signing

Vancouver Book Signing: November 9th

For Better or For Worse creator Lynn Johnston and Editor Kurtis Findlay will be on hand to sign copies of the brand new For Better or For Worse, The Complete Library, Vol. 1: 1979-1982, published by IDW/Library of American Comics.

RSVP via the Facebook Event here!

When: 9 November at 19:00–21:00 PST

Where:
Pulpfiction Books
2422 Main St,
Vancouver,
British Columbia

Meet Lynn in Portland, Oregon this Weekend!

It’s Reuben Awards weekend — this year the National Cartoonist Society’s big bash is happening in Portland, OR. Come one out and meet Lynn (and a long list of other cartoonists) on Sunday, May 28th from 1pm-4pm at the Hilton Portland Executive Atrium Ballroom (try saying that five times fast!)

Enjoy — and good luck to all the Reuben nominees.