This is tips on how to attend US E book Present’s Graphic Novel Day for FREE

The US Book Show is coming later this month (Could Twenty second-Twenty fifth) as an in-person occasion for the primary time. And likewise for the primary time it’ll have a devoted day for Comics and Graphic Novels, on Tuesday, Could twenty third. 

Held on the NYU Kimmel Heart, 60 Washington Sq. South, this can be a day jam-packed with occasions and comics luminaries, together with:

  • A gap KEYNOTE with Roz Chast on her new e-book I Should Be Dreaming (Bloomsbury, October)
  • Lunch with legend Chuck D, speaking about his new graphic novel

  • A closing keynote with Jeff Smith (Bone) and Tillie Walden (Spinning), in a dialog moderated by me

Different comics audio system embody Ryan Estrada (Occulted, Iron Circus Comics, Could), Pedro Martin (MexiKid, Penguin Younger Readers, August), Sharee Miller, (Curlfriends: New in City, Little Brown Younger Reader, October), George O’Connor, (Asgardians: Odin, First Second, January 2024); Webtoon cartoonist Aidyn Arroyal, aka Snailords, in dialog with Bobbie Chase; Stephen Graham Jones in dialog with Alex Segura; Mattie Lubchansky (Boys Weekend, Pantheon, June); Edel Rodriguez (Worm: A Cuban American Odyssey, Metropolitan Books, November); Jillian Tamaki (Roaming, Drawn & Quarterly, September); James Tynion IV (W0RLDTR33, Quantity 1, Picture, November); Tahneer Oksman, Stephanie Anderson, and extra TBA. 

The total-day, in-person occasion contains lunch, a night reception, loads of galleys to seize, and loads of alternatives to mingle and get the most recent buzz. In different phrases, this can be one of many largest graphic novel occasions in NYC for the reason that pandemic. As befits the A-list line-up, a someday ticket upfront is $99. 

It’s a cut price at that worth – however some fortunate Beat readers can attend for FREE whereas provides final, as we’re making a gift of a restricted variety of tickets. Learn on for tips on how to register. 

Free In-Individual Tickets to the USBS:

A restricted variety of free in-person tickets can be found on a primary come, first served foundation. Use promo code BEATCOMP when registering. Select the Comics Day Pass in-Person and click on “Purchase Tickets.” On the following display, enter BEATCOMP within the low cost code subject beneath “Ticket Info” on the backside of the web page.

The US E book Present is being run by Publishers Weekly (the place I’m a podcaster and contributing editor), and it’s a hybrid occasion (on-line and in particular person) that’s making an attempt to fill the hole of the departed E book Expo – though on a a lot smaller scale. This can be its first outing on this format for the reason that pandemic…ought to be quite a bit to digest on the present.