Monthly Archives: October 2011

New York, Ohio, Italy and Belgium. The final leg of the BONE 20th Anniversary Tour begins next week!

Blog entry by Tom

OCTOBER 14, 15, 16, 2011

Next week, we leave for New York City and the New York Comic Con. The show will take place October 14th thru the 16th. The layout of the show floor is below, so you can find us easily. Cartoon Books will set up in booth 1245. You can click on the floor plan to make it bigger! Here is a link to the interactive map on the NYCC website, if you’d like to create a show planner for yourself.


As you can see from the close up below, we will be across from DC Comics and Graphitti Designs. We will be sharing booth space again with our best buds, Robyn and Terry Moore (Rachel Rising) of Abstract Studios.


Jeff’s NYCC Signing Schedule*

All signings will take place at the Cartoon Books Booth #1245 *Signing times are subject to change, so check with the Cartoon Books staff daily.

Friday, October 14
Booth Signing-check booth for times

Saturday, October 15
Booth Signing-check booth for times

Jeff’s NYCC PANEL Schedule:

Saturday, October 15
3:45pm-4:45pm Room 1A23:
Celebrating 20 Years of BONE with Jeff Smith! Speakers include: Cassandra Pelham, David Saylor, Dr. Katie Monnin, Jeff Smith and Tom Sniegoski

OCTOBER 22,2011 DEBUT of the Full Color One Volume SLIPCASE EDITION!



We head to our own backyard for Mid Ohio Con in Columbus, Ohio. The show will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Jeff will be signing “exclusively” at the Laughing Ogre booth on Saturday, October 22nd ONLY! The signing will be from 2:00pm-4:00pm! Here are floor plans for Mid Ohio.

BONE and RASL colorist, Steve Hamaker, will be set up at the show all weekend to sell his creation, Fish-n-Chips.

OCTOBER 28, thru November 1st, 2011


October 28th thru November 1st, Jeff and Vijaya will be flying to Italy to attend the Lucca Comics and Games show. Bao (our Italian publisher) will be premiering the Italian language black and white version of the Bone One Volume Edition. Jeff will be signing daily at the Bao publishing’s booth. Below is an illustration Jeff did for Bao’s company mascot.

Jeff will be on a panel on October 29th, called Ascent and decline of the Indie Comics Scene with mostly Italian authors. October 30th, he will be on a panel with French author Baru, David Lloyd, Jiro Taniguchi and Craig Thompson.

November 3rd, 2011

November 3, Jeff will attend the Antwerp Book Festival in Belgium. The Antwerp Book Fair is a large trade fair for books, held annually at the beginning of November at Antwerp Expo in Antwerp, Belgium. It is organized by All Flemish and Dutch publishers, and several foreign language distributors present their newest books at the fair.

Hope to see you at any of the conventions, as we continue to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of BONE!