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Comic-Con International San Diego

Mysterious Galaxy will be in Exhibitor's Hall Booth #1119.

See the bottom of the page for a pdf of our Booth Signing Schedule.

 

Attending authors include:
Berkeley Breathed (Flawed Dogs),
Samuel R. Delany (Dhalgren),
Charlaine Harris (Dead in the Family),
Tanya Huff (The Enchanted Emporium),
China Mieville (Kraken),
Rick Riordan (The Red Pyramid),
Jeff and Ann VanderMeer (The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases),
Ray Bradbury and Sam Weller (Listen to the Echoes),
Ann Aguirre (Hell Fire), Amber Benson (Cat’s Claw), Heather Brewer (Eleventh Grade Burns), Rachel Caine (Total Eclipse), Justin Cronin (The Passage),
Christopher Farnsworth (Blood Oath), Jimmy Gownley (Amelia Rules!), Thomas Greanias (The Promised War), Walter Greatshell (Xombies: Apocalypticon),
Chris Marie Green (Deep in the Woods), Lev Grossman (The Magicians), Nancy Holder (The Evil Within), Gini Koch (Touched by an Alien),
J.F. Lewis (Revamped), Maria Lima (Blood Kin), Marjorie Liu (A Wild Light), Jeff Mariotte (CSI: Blood Quantum),
D.J. MacHale (The Light), Seanan McGuire (A Local Habitation), Richelle Mead (Spirit Bound),  Naomi Novik (Tongues of Serpents),
Nnedi Okorafor (Who Fears Death), James Owen (The Shadow Dragons), Adrian Phoenix (Black Dust Mambo), Christopher Pike (Remember Me),
Adam Rex (Fat Vampire), Patrick Rothfuss (The Adventure of the Princess and Mr. Wiffle), Neal Shusterman (Unwind), Thomas Sniegoski (Where Angels Fear to Tread),
Michael Spradlin (Trial of Fate), Jeanne Stein (Retribution), David Steinberg (Grow Up!), Anton Strout (Dead Matter),
Rob Thurman (Chimera), David Weber (Mission of Honor), Scott Westerfeld and Keith Thompson (Leviathan),  and Olivia Munn (Suck It, Wonder Woman!)
and many more!

Including...
Dan Abnett, Lou Anders, Mario Acevedo, Melissa Anelli, David Axe, Amelia Beamer, Greg Bear, Frank Beddor, Bob Boyle, Brom, Max Brooks, Jeffrey Brown, Patrick Carman, Max Allan Collins, 'Barbara Allan,' Nancy Collins
James Dashner, Keith DeCandido, Guillermo del Toro, Merrie DeStefano, Stacia Deustch, Kevin Dilmore, Tony diTerlizzi, Emily Drake, Jocelynn Drake, Janet Evanovich, Christopher Farnsworth, Paul Fieg, Lynn Flewelling, Matt Forbeck, Alan Dean Foster, Esther Friesner
Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl, Victor Gischler, Lee Goldberg, Tod Goldberg, Cody Goodfellow, Sina Grace, Seth Grahame-Smith, Mira Grant, Meredith Gran, Daryl Gregory, Alice Henderson, Jennfier Holm, Matthew Holm, Tonya Hurley, Alex Irvine
Richard Kadrey, Drew Karpyshyn, Kirsten Imani Kasi, Lauren Kate, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Jackie Kessler, Kazy Kibuishi, Chip Kidd, Caitlin Kittredge, Leslie Klinger, Dani & Eytan Kollin, Jerrett J. Krosoczka, Joe R. Lansdale, Justine Larbalestier, Nathan Long, Jonathan Maberry,Robert Masello, Ryan Mecum, Brad Meltzer, Mike Mignola, Kevin Andrew Murphy
Sophia Nash, Steve Niles, Lisanne Norman, Tara O'Shea, Christopher Paolini, Cindy Pon, William Rabkin, Kathy Reichs, Matthew Reinhart, Kat Richardson, Chris Roberson, Jonathan Rosenberg, Diana Rowland, Greg Rucka
R.A. Salvatore, Brandon Sanderson, Michael Scott, John Skipp, Melinda Snodgrass, Samantha Sommersby, Caroline Spector, Jeanne Stein, David Steinberg, Anton Strout, Matthew Sturges, Raina Telgemeier, Linda Thomas-Sundstrom, Eldon Thompson, Megan Whalen Turner, Nick Valentino, Greg VanEekhout
Dayton Ward, Brent Weeks, David Williams, Sean Williams, April Winchell, Charles Yu and Paul Zehr

Plus 125,000 odd fans and more pop culture than you can imagine!

Check these pages closer to the event date for a printable version of our booth flier,
or come by Booth 1119 and pick up a copy,
along with special goodies from Penguin Group and Simon & Schuster.

Please note: New in 2010: Tickets for author signings in Booth #1119 will be available each day in our booth when the Exhibit Hall opens.
The signings will be limited to ticketholders.
Other restrictions apply.
See our friendly staff on-site for more details.

 

Many authors will also be signing in the Convention's Autograph Area.

 

We will also have limited quantities of special Vampire Academy keychains and t-shirts available in our booth, and much much much more!

More information at Comic-Con's website.

 

Kraken Cover Image
Unavailable to Order
ISBN: 9780345497499
Availability: Special Order
Published: Del Rey - June 29th, 2010

With this outrageous new novel, China Miéville has written one of the
strangest, funniest, and flat-out scariest books you will read this—or
any other—year. The London that comes to life in Kraken is a weird
metropolis awash in secret currents of myth and magic, where criminals,
police, cultists, and wizards are locked in a war to bring about—or
prevent—the End of All Things.

In the Darwin Centre at London’s Natural History Museum, Billy
Harrow, a cephalopod specialist, is conducting a tour whose climax is
meant to be the Centre’s prize specimen of a rare Architeuthis duxbetter
known as the Giant Squid. But Billy’s tour takes an unexpected turn
when the squid suddenly and impossibly vanishes into thin air.

As Billy soon discovers, this is the precipitating act in a struggle
to the death between mysterious but powerful forces in a London whose
existence he has been blissfully ignorant of until now, a city whose
denizens—human and otherwise—are adept in magic and murder.

There is the Congregation of God Kraken, a sect of squid worshippers
whose roots go back to the dawn of humanity—and beyond. There is the
criminal mastermind known as the Tattoo, a merciless maniac inked onto
the flesh of a hapless victim. There is the FSRC—the Fundamentalist and
Sect-Related Crime Unit—a branch of London’s finest that fights sorcery

with
sorcery. There is Wati, a spirit from ancient Egypt who leads a ragtag
union of magical familiars. There are the Londonmancers, who read the
future in the city’s entrails. There is Grisamentum, London’s greatest
wizard, whose shadow lingers long after his death. And then there is
Goss and Subby, an ageless old man and a cretinous boy who, together,
constitute a terrifying—yet darkly charismatic—demonic duo.

All of them—and others—are in pursuit of Billy, who inadvertently
holds the key to the missing squid, an embryonic god whose powers,
properly harnessed, can destroy all that is, was, and ever shall be.


Dead in the Family Cover Image
Unavailable to Order
ISBN: 9780441018642
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Ace Books - May 4th, 2010

The #1 New York Times bestselling Sookie Stackhouse series- the basis for HBO(r)'s True Blood-continues!

After enduring torture and the loss of loved ones during the brief but deadly Faery War, Sookie Stackhouse is hurt and she's angry. Just about the only bright spot in her life is the love she thinks she feels for vampire Eric Northman. But he's under scrutiny by the new Vampire King because of their relationship. And as the political implications of the Shifters coming out are beginning to be felt, Sookie's connection to the Shreveport pack draws her into the debate. Worst of all, though the door to Faery has been closed, there are still some Fae on the human side-and one of them is angry at Sookie. Very, very angry...


The Enchantment Emporium Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780756406059
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: DAW - June 1st, 2010

First in a brand-new urban fantasy series from the author of The Blood Books

The Gale family can change the world with the charms they cast, and they like to keep this in the family. Alysha Gale is tired of having all her aunts try to run her life, both personally and magically. So when the letter from her Gran arrives willing her a "junk" shop in Calgary, Alysha jumps at the chance. It isn't until she gets there that she realizes her customers are fey. And no one told her there's trouble brewing in Calgary-trouble so big that even calling in the family may not save the day...


Flawed Dogs: The Shocking Raid on Westminster Cover Image
Unavailable to Order
ISBN: 9780399252181
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Philomel Books - September 17th, 2009

Pulitzer Prize-winning Berkeley Breathed's first illustrated novel!

Sam the Lion is actually a priceless dachshund, bred to be a show dog. More important, he is Heidy's best friend--and she needs one like never before. Living with her reclusive uncle is hard, but Sam has a way of making her feel soft and whole. Until the day Sam is framed by the jealous poodle Cassius, and is cast out by Heidy's uncle, alone on the wild streets, where he is roughed up by a world he was not bred for. Sporting a soup ladle for a leg, Sam befriends other abandoned dogs and journeys all the way to the Westminster Dog Show, where his plan for revenge on Cassius takes an unexpected turn when he and Heidy spot each other after years of being apart.

Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author Berkeley Breathed's first illustrated novel is a heartwarming and humorous ode to the unconditional and lasting love we and our pets share.


Dhalgren Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780375706684
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - May 15th, 2001

In Dhalgren, perhaps one of the most profound and bestselling science fiction novels of all time, Samuel R. Delany has produced a novel "to stand with the best American fiction of the 1970s" (Jonathan Lethem).

Bellona is a city at the dead center of the United States. Something has happened there…. The population has fled. Madmen and criminals wander the streets. Strange portents appear in the cloud-covered sky. And into this disaster zone comes a young man–poet, lover, and adventurer–known only as the Kid. Tackling questions of race, gender, and sexuality, Dhalgren is a literary marvel and groundbreaking work of American magical realism.


The Kane Chronicles, Book One: The Red Pyramid Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781423113386
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 4th, 2010

From the creator of the hit Percy Jackson series, this new fantasy brings ancient Egyptian mythology to life in a vivid modern-day setting.


The New Weird Cover Image
By Ann VanderMeer (Editor), Jeff VanderMeer (Editor)
Unavailable to Order
ISBN: 9781892391551
Availability: Special Order
Published: Tachyon Publications - February 1st, 2008

This avant-garde anthology that presents and defines the New Weird--a hip, stylistic fiction that evokes the gritty exuberance of pulp novels and dime-store comic books--creates a new literature that is entirely unprecedented and utterly compelling. Assembling an array of talent, this collection includes contributions from visionaries Michael Moorcock and China Mieville, modern icon Clive Barker, and audacious new talents Hal Duncan, Jeffrey Ford, and Sarah Monette. An essential snapshot of a vibrant movement in popular fiction, this anthology also features critical writings from authors, theorists, and international editors as well as witty selections from online debates.


Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews Cover Image
By Ray Bradbury, Sam Weller (Editor), Zen Sekizawa (Photographer)
Unavailable to Order
ISBN: 9781935554035
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Melville House Publishing - June 29th, 2010

A definitive collection of interviews with one of America's most famous writers, covering his life, faith, friends, politics, and visions of the future.

Ray Bradbury, the poetic and visionary author of such classics as Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles and The Illustrated Man, is one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. From Mikhail Gorbachev to Alfred Hitchcock to David Bowie, Bradbury’s sway on contemporary culture is towering. Acclaimed biographer and Bradbury scholar Sam Weller has spent more than a decade interviewing the author; the fascinating conversations that emerge cast a high-definition portrait of a creative genius and a futurist who longs for yesterday. Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews is the definitive collection of interviews with an American icon.


Tongues of Serpents: A Novel of Temeraire Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345496898
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Published: Del Rey - July 13th, 2010

A dazzling blend of military history, high-flying fantasy, and edge-of-your-seat adventure, Naomi Novik’s Temeraire novels, set in an alternate Napoleonic era in which intelligent dragons have been harnessed as weapons of war, are more than just perennial bestsellers—they are a worldwide phenomenon. Now, in Tongues of Serpents, Naomi Novik is back, along with the dragon Temeraire and his rider and friend, Capt. Will Laurence.

Convicted of treason despite their heroic defense against Napoleon’s invasion of England, Temeraire and Laurence—stripped of rank and standing—have been transported to the prison colony at New South Wales in distant Australia, where, it is hoped, they cannot further corrupt the British Aerial Corps with their dangerous notions of liberty for dragons. Temeraire and Laurence carry with them three dragon eggs intended to help establish a covert in the colony and destined to be handed over to such second-rate, undesirable officers as have been willing to accept so remote an assignment—including one former acquaintance, Captain Rankin, whose cruelty once cost a dragon its life.

Nor is this the greatest difficulty that confronts the exiled dragon and rider: Instead of leaving behind all the political entanglements and corruptions of the war, Laurence and Temeraire have instead sailed into a hornet’s nest of fresh complications. For the colony at New South Wales has been thrown into turmoil after the overthrow of the military governor, one William Bligh—better known as Captain Bligh, late of HMS Bounty. Bligh wastes no time in attempting to enlist Temeraire and Laurence to restore him to office, while the upstart masters of the colony are equally determined that the new arrivals should not upset a balance of power precariously tipped in their favor.

Eager to escape this political quagmire, Laurence and Temeraire take on a mission to find a way through the forbidding Blue Mountains and into the interior of Australia. But when one of the dragon eggs is stolen from Temeraire, the surveying expedition becomes a desperate race to recover it in time—a race that leads to a shocking discovery and a dangerous new obstacle in the global war between Britain and Napoleon.


Suck It, Wonder Woman!: The Misadventures of a Hollywood Geek Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312591052
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 6th, 2010

In this hilarious collection you'll find essays like “thought’s About My First Agent’s Girlfriend’s Vagina,” wherein Olivia skewers what it’s like to live in Hollywood. In “Sex: What You Can Do to Help Yourself Have More of It,” she frankly gets down to the business of getting it on, including advice on how to appropriately wrap it and bag it. In “What to Do When the Robots Invade (Yes, When!),” Olivia offers valuable information on . . . what to do when the robots invade! And just when you thought she couldn’t get any more geeky, she can. This book also includes such handy treasures as a timeline of great moments in Geek history, a flip book, an unofficial FAQ section, and a nifty (read: smokin') foldout poster.

Suck It, Wonder Woman! brings Olivia Munn’s unique humor, incredible wit, and lightning-fast costume changes to a world that needs more scrapbooking, sea monkeys, and for the love of God, a freakin' hoverboard!


Event address: 
San Diego Convention Center
111 West Harbor Drive
92101 San Diego
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