Mariko Tamaki, Shea Fontana And The Ink & Zoom Imprints Highlight DC Comics At ALA Annual

by Gary Catig

Many people involved with the book industry will be descending upon the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, from June 21 – 26, for ALA Annual 2018. Comics will be well represented at the show.  Previously we posted about all of the Image Comics events and now DC Comics has revealed their plans. You can check out their schedule below. If you’re at the show, you can also visit their booth, Booth #2040 for giveaways or to just say hello.

ALA ANNUAL 2018 – DC COMICS EVENTS SCHEDULE

FRIDAY JUNE 22, 2018

Don’t miss Library Con at ALA Annual 2018!

Join us for the second-ever pre-conference Library Con event for a day of authors, creators, sneak peeks and tons of free swag celebrating the hottest new graphic novels.

Friday, 6/22 @10:00AM-2:00PM

Location: Morial Convention Center Room 348-349

Featuring appearances by Ridley Pearson, Meg Cabot, Danielle Paige, Shea Fontana, Mariko Tamaki, Kami Garcia, Lauren Myracle and more

Supergirl: Being Super and DC Super Hero Girls: Search for Atlantis author signing and giveaway!

Friday, 6/22 @ 5:30-6:30PM

DC booth #2040

Join authors Mariko Tamaki and Shea Fontana for a signing and giveaway including bookmarks and stickers!

SATURDAY JUNE 23, 2018

DC Ink Author Signing (Young Adult)

Saturday, 6/23 @ 9:30-10:30AM

DC booth #2040

DC Ink authors Kami Garcia, Mariko Tamaki, Lauren Myracle and Danielle Paige will be at the DC booth for a signing.

DC Super Hero Girls Author Signing

Saturday, 6/23 @ 9:30-10:30AM

Hoopla booth #2852

DC Super Hero Girls author Shea Fontana will be at the Hoopla booth for a signing.

DC Zoom Author Signing (Middle Grade)

Saturday, 6/23 @12:30-1:30PM

DC booth #2040

DC Zoom authors Meg Cabot, Shea Fontana and Ridley Pearson will be at the DC booth for a signing.

Graphic Novels Panel

Saturday, 6/23 @ 2:30-3:20PM

Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage

DC Zoom and DC Ink authors Mariko Tamaki, Danielle Paige, Shea Fontana, Ridley Pearson, Kami Garcia, Meg Cabot and Lauren Myracle discuss their upcoming original graphic novels for DC Comics!

PopTop Panel

Saturday, 6/23 @ 4:00-4:50PM

PopTop Stage

Cultural icons in the library! DC Zoom and DC Ink authors discuss writing DC Comics characters for a new generation.

SUNDAY JUNE 24, 2018

DC Zoom Author Signing

Sunday, 6/24 @10:00-11:00AM

DC booth #2040

DC Zoom authors, Shea Fontana and Ridley Pearson will be at the DC booth for a signing.

DC Ink Author Signing

Sunday, 6/24 @11:00AM-12:00PM

DC booth #2040

DC Ink authors Kami Garcia, Mariko Tamaki, Lauren Myracle and Danielle Paige will be at the DC booth for a signing.

DC Comics Middle Grade, Young Adult and Adult Graphic Novel 

Book Buzz & Trivia!

Sunday 6/24 @ 2:55-3:25PM

Book Buzz Theater

Trivia prizes for those who participate.

Gary Catig

Gary Catig is west coast raised, east coast educated, and has a touch of southern charm. He has spent most of his adult life making science fiction a reality as an engineer conducting research in the military, microprocessor, and biotechnology fields. While currently living in San Diego, he enjoys all facets of pop culture including but not limited to comics, TV, movies, and music.