News Bat-Manga Editor Chip Kidd to Appear in LA, SF, NYC
posted on 2008-11-11 15:20 EST by Egan Loo
Graphic novel editor and designer Chip Kidd will make appearances in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City to promote Bat-Manga! The Secret History of Batman in Japan. The book compiles Jiro Kuwata's 1960s manga re-interpretation of DC Comics' costumed detective hero, and also looks at Batman's presence in Japan when the live-action television series was released. Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles will host Kidd's appearance with Asahi drinks and MALO snacks on November 12 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Kidd will then hold a book reading and signing at San Francisco's 111 Minna Gallery on November 13 from 6:00 p.m. Kidd will return to his hometown for a talk and signing at the New York City branch of Kinokuniya Books on November 17 at 6:00 p.m.