MUNCIE – The downtown Aw Yeah Comics comic book store is planning its first in-store events since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, while implementing health and safety protocols.
Before the pandemic, the shop was known for its in-person appearances and book signings from writers and artists working in the comic book industry. As people get ready to resume some normal activities, Aw Yeah owner Christina Blanch, herself a comic book pro, has announced the store’s first event.
From 4 pm to 6 pm on Wednesday, July 21, acclaimed comic book author Phillip Kennedy Johnson will appear and sign copies of his current books, including “Alien” for Marvel and “Action Comics” for DC.
Johnson has been nominated for the prestigious Eisner Award and his work includes “Superman” and “Batman” for DC and “Marvel Zombies” for Marvel. He has also written books for other publishers. His series “Last Sons of America” is in development at Netflix. His works will be available for purchase at his appearance and signed free of charge. Objects from personal collections will be signed for a fee.
Masks will be mandatory for the event.
Upcoming at Aw Yeah Comics is Free Comic Book Day, an annual event that features new original comics. This year’s Free Comic Book Day will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on August 14.
Aw Yeah Comics is at 119 E. Charles St. Blanch, who has hosted numerous comic book convention events over the years, also has shows online, including “What We Do in the Comic Shop.” on Facebook.
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Comcast opens Xfinity Store alongside McGalliard
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The store offers convenient displays and seating where customers can interact and meet with staff about Xfinity products for internet, video, connected home solutions and Xfinity Mobile, according to a statement.
The new store is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday.