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Dan Merritt On Neil Swaab At The Green Brain Comics Store In Dearborn, Michigan (PR)
posted June 28, 2009
Green Brain Comics
13210 Michigan Avenue
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contact: Dan Merritt
REHABILITATING MR WIGGLES CREATOR APPEARING AT GREEN BRAIN COMICS
NEIL SWAAB RETURNS TO DEARBORN, MI. WITH NEW VOLUME OF STRIPS
[Monday, June 29 Dearborn, MI] On Wednesday, July 8th Green Brain Comics continues their 10th Anniversary summer event schedule with an appearance by cartoonist and animator Neil Swaab.
To celebrate the release of the third collection of his weekly comic strip Rehabilitating Mr Wiggles, Brooklyn-based Michigan native Neil Swaab will be coming home to set up at award winning Green Brain Comics.
"We are excited to give people a chance to meet Neil Swaab, a unique talent and swell guy." says Dan Merritt, event coordinator for Green Brain Comics "We are also excited to be making available a great collection of comic strips hot off the presses featuring Neil's lovable, foul-mouthed teddy bear Mr Wiggles."
It all takes place on Wednesday, July 8th with the signing at 5pm and its capped off at 8pm with Green Brain Comics monthly Comic Jam, where local cartoonists of all talent levels are invited to participate in a creative exercise that puts their drawing and improvisational skills to the test.
Green Brain Comics is located at 13210 Michigan Avenue in East Downtown Dearborn. For more info call 313-582-9444 or check out www.greenbrain.biz
Neil Swaab is a freelance illustrator, art director, cartoonist, animator, and educator based in Brooklyn, NY. As an illustrator, Neilâ€™s work has graced the covers and interiors of magazines, CDâ€™s, newspapers, and books throughout the world including The NY Times, The Utne Reader, and The Village Voice. As an art director, Neil has worked for Laura Geringer Books and Joanna Cotler Books, two prestigious imprints of HarperCollins Publishers, and continues to art direct for various publishers on a freelance basis. As a cartoonist, his weekly comic strip, Rehabilitating Mr. Wiggles, has been published in newspapers in over six countries and has been collected into books in America, Russia, and Italy. As an animator, Neil has served as a Character Layout Artist on the shows, Superjail! for Adult Swim and Ugly Americans for Comedy Central, where he created and drew many characters for the first
Rehabilitating Mr. Wiggles is a self-syndicated weekly comic strip that currently runs in Real Detroit Weekly, Mercury, Internazionale (in Italian), CityBeat, Rochester City Newspaper, The Badger Herald, and FHM Russia (in Russian). New comic strips are updated weekly at www.mrwiggleslovesyou.com every Monday.
If you would like more information about this event or other upcoming events at Green Brain Comics please contact Dan Merritt at 313-582-9444 during regular business hours or by replying to this email.
Green Brain Comics
13210 Michigan Ave
Dearborn, MI 48126
Metro Times Best Comic Book Store