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.

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