Dark Delicacies March Update

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One of our favorite stores in Los Angeles, Dark Delicacies, has released their lineup of activities for the month of March. Here’s what’s in store:

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3512 W. Magnolia Blvd. Burbank, CA 91505

818-556-6660 /888-darkdel

Sat, Mar 2nd 2 pm: Amber Benson, Mark Cotta Vaz, Kami Garcia

Amber Benson signing the final book in the Callioe Reaper-Jones series, The Golden Age of Death (PB $7.99).

Mark Cotta Vaz, Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl signing Beautiful Creatures: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion (TPB $18.99). “Explore the making of the film in this ultimate visual companion, lavishly illustrated with full-color photos of the3 cast, locations, and sets.”  Mark will also be signing some of his other books.

*Special note: After our signing Mark will be signing Batmobile: The Complete History ($35.) at Emerald Knights Comics and Games, 4116 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank  818-588-3631

Sun, Mar 3rd 2 pm:  C. Robert Cargill

C. Robert Cargill (writer – Sinister) signing his first novel, Dreams and Shadows (HB $24.99). “There is another world other than our own, as close and intimate as a kiss, as terrifying and haunting as nightmares, a realm where fairies and djinns, changeling and angels, all the stuff of which dreams are made is real…and where magic awaits in the shadows, just a hidden step away.”

Sat, Mar 16th 2 pm:  Director William Malone

Writer/Director William Malone, VFX Academy Award winner Dennis Skotak and others TBA signing his release of Titan Find aka Creature (DVD $14.99).  This WS Uncut version is packed with never-before-seen extras, production art from Robert Skotak, Director’s commentary and interviews with cast members.

Sun, Mar 17th 2 pm: Robert Masello and Ted Dougherty

Robert Masello signing his new novel, The Romanov Cross (HB $26.). “Nearly one hundred years ago, a desperate young woman crawled ashore on a desolate arctic island, carrying a terrible secret and a mysterious, emerald-encrusted cross.  A Century later, acts of man, nature, and history converge on that same forbidding shore with a power sufficient to shatter civilization as we know it.”

Ted Doughtery signing Knott’s Scary Farm Halloween Haunt: A Picture History (TPB $24.95).  “The forty-year history of an event that has terrified millions of helpless victims. America’ First Theme Park conjured a three-day affair in 1973 and created a legacy that has gone on to invluence hundres of copycat events across the globe.  Filled with over 300 photographs which unveil terrify artwork, eerie ephemera, behind-the-scenes thrills and ghoulis monsters.”

Sat, Mar 23rd 2 pm: Tom Peak - BOB PEAK: FATHER OF THE MODERN MOVIE POSTER.

Tom Peak, son of the amazing artist, Bob Peak, signing The Art of Bob Peak (HB $79.99).  This 400+ page book is a complete history of Bob’s work from his early days as an advertising illustrator to his fine art.  Chapters include fashion, music (covers for many of the greats), movies posters (Apocalypse Now  to Star Trek), Automobile design, sports, travel, Time and TV Guide covers.  With the purchase of the book, you will get a special poster of either Excalibur or Apocalypse Now)

In 1951 Bob Peak graduated from the Art Center College of Design.  He went on to become one of the most prolific illustrators of the 21st Century.  In 1961 he was named “Artist of The Year” by the Artist Guild of New York.  In 1977 he was inducted into the prestigious Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame.  In 1988 Bob Peak would return to the Art Center College of Design as a recipient of the “Kubly Professional Attainment Award.”  In 1992 after over 100 Movie Campaigns including his iconic images for such films as My Fair Lady, Camelot, Star Trek, Something Wicked This Way Comes, Superman; The Movie, and Apocalypse Now, he was awarded the “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the Hollywood Reporter for his contribution to the film industry.  In 2011, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, California honored Bob Peak with an exhibition of his more than 30 years of movie work titled Bob Peak: Creating the Modern Movie Poster.

Sun, Mar 24th 4 to 7 pm: Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Full Moon Event

Tues, Mar 26th 7 pm: Jonathan Maberry Kick-off Party

Jonathan Maberry signing his new Joe Ledger novel, Extinction Machine (TPB $15.99).   “The President of the United States vanishes from the White house.  A top-secret prototype stealth fighter is destroyed during a test flight.  Witnesses on the ground say that it was shot down by a craft that immediately vanished at impossible speeds.  All over the world reports of UFOs are increasing at an alarming rate.”

Wed, Mar 27th 7 pm: The Collection DVD Signing

Director/writer Marcus Dunstan, writer Patrick Melton, and Josh Stewart, Emma Fitzpatrick, RandallArcher and others TBA signing The Collection (DVD $19.98/BR $24.98)

Sat, Mar 30th 2 pm:  Ari Berk – Mistle Child, Death Watch, Nightsong

Ari Berk signing the second book in The Undertaken Trilogy, Mistle Child (HB 17.99), Death Watch (HB $17.99) and his wonderful children’s book, Nightsong (HB $17.99).

Sat, Mar 30th 5 pm: Gorgo and The Name of the Game is Kill

Producer/Director Daniel Griffith (documentary) and others TBA signing Gorgo (BR $19.99) and The Name of the Game is Kill (BR $19.99)

Sun, Mar 31st 2 pm: Edward Lee’s Bighead

Edward Lee andcast Raquel Cantu, Orson Chaplin, Michael Coons, Carrie Malabre, PD Miller, Cheetah Platt, Kelsey Tipton, Ashley Totin, Lance Trezona and producers Donald Wygal and Geoff Skinner signing Bigheadposters.  Edward will also be signing all his books.  Complete list in next newsletter.

SPECIAL NOTES:

LA Opera – The Flying Dutchman – March 9, 17, 21, 24, 27, 30 .  For more info: LAOPERA.com

Be sure to visit www.darkdel.com for more.

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