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Mar 2020

GNRC: Doom Patrol Vol. 1 TPB

Thu, Mar. 12 @ 7:00 pm
Bridge City Comics, 3725 N. Mississippi Ave
Portland, OR 97227 United States
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GNRC Doom Patrol TP Volume 1

On March 12 at 7pm, Bridge City Comics's GNRC will be discussing Doom Patrol Vol. 1, collecting issues #19-34, written by Grant Morrison with art by Richard Case, John Nyberg, Doug Braithwaite, Scott Hanna, and Carlos Garzon On the second Thursday of every month, Bridge City Comics hosts Portland's longest running Graphic Novel Reading Club! The GNRC has been meeting since 2005, providing a space to discuss in-depth with a broad range of comics work by a wide variety of…

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Book Club: The Witch Boy

Wed, Mar. 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Book Club: The Witch Boy by Molly Ostertag

**Updated!** This event has been switched to an Online event. Follow the event page for a Google Hangouts link. On Wednesday, March 25 at 7pm, join Books with Pictures alternate-wednesday book club to talk about Molly Ostertag's multiple award-winning debut middle-grade graphic novel, The Witch Boy! Join Books with Pictures for their every-other-week graphic novel book club for tea and sweets and this amazing read! More details at the Event page.

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Apr 2020

Virtual Book Club: The Tea Dragon Society

Wed, Apr. 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Tea Dragon Society online Book Club, April 1 2020

Wednesday, April 1, Books With Pictures hosts an online book club discussion, featuring Katie O'Neill's The Tea Dragon Society! Tea and snacks will be provided - by you! For yourself! Email bookswpictures@gmail.com with TEA DRAGON BOOK CLUB in the subject line to arrange for delivery of a copy of The Tea Dragon Society from Books with Pictures. More details, including the Skype link, can be found at the event page!

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Virtual Book Club: On a Sunbeam

Wed, Apr. 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Virtual Book Club - On A Sunbeam by Tillie Walden

Wednesday, April 15, Books With Pictures's continuing online book club will discuss On A Sunbeam, a multidimensional adventure through relationships by Tillie Walden. To arrange for delivery of a copy of On A Sunbeam, simply email bookswpictures@gmail.com with ON A SUNBEAM in the subject line to get started. More details, including the Skype link, can be found at the event page!

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Virtual Book Club: The Untamed: A Sinner’s Prayer

Wed, Apr. 22 @ 7:00 pm
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Virtual Book Club - The Untamed, A Sinner's Prayer

On Wednesday April 22, Books with Pictures continues their virtual book club, this time featuring The Untamed: A Sinner's Prayer. Sebastian A. Jones and Peter Bergting's latest follows a cloaked Stranger on a tale of death and vengeance from beyond. Books with pictures will be taking preorders for A Sinner's Prayer, email bookswpictures@gmail.com by 4/14 with the subject line THE UNTAMED BOOK CLUB and they'll work with you to arrange delivery in time for the book club! More details, including…

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Virtual Book Club: Nothing Special

Wed, Apr. 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Virtual Book Club - Nothing Special

Wednesday, April 29, come Skype with comics friends! This week, Books With Pictures Virtual Book Club talks about Nothing Special by Katie Cook. In this time of virtual access, we're switching over to some web comics! Click here to read season one of Nothing Special on webtoons. https://www.webtoons.com/en/fantasy/nothing-special/chapter-1/viewer?title_no=1188&episode_no=1 More info, and the Skype link, can be found on the Event page.

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May 2020

Virtual Book Club – O Human Star

Wed, May. 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Virtual Book Club - O Human Star

Books With Pictures's Virtual Book Club continues Wednesday, May 13, with a discussion of Blue Delliquanti's O Human Star! Alastair Sterling was the inventor who sparked the robot revolution. And because of his sudden death, he didn't see any of it. That is, until he wakes up 16 years later in a robot body that matches his old one exactly. Click here to read Volume 1 online, or email bookswpictures@gmail.com with O HUMAN STAR BOOK CLUB in the subject line…

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CANCELLED: GNRC: They Called Us Enemy

Thu, May. 14 @ 7:00 pm
Bridge City Comics, 3725 N. Mississippi Ave
Portland, OR 97227 United States
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**Update: This event has been cancelled for now. Bridge City Comics is looking to host future GNRC meetings online.** On May 14 at 7pm, Bridge City Comics's GNRC will be discussing They Called Us Enemy, the graphic memoir of beloved actor George Takei (Star Trek). Written for comics by Justin Eisinger and Steven Scott, with art by Harmony Becker, They Called Us Enemy chronicles Takei's childhood spent in a Japanese Internment Camp during World War II. On the second Thursday…

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Virtual Book Club: Strong Female Protagonist

Wed, May. 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Virtual Book Club - Strong Female Protagonist

On Wednesday, May 27 at 7:pm, join Books With Pictures for another installment of their Virtual Book Club, this time featuring Strong Female Protagonist by Molly Ostertag and Brennan Lee Mulligan! SFP follows the adventures of a young middle-class American with super-strength, invincibility and an overwhelming sense of social injustice. This week's book club will be covering the first three chapters of Strong Female Protagonist, available to read for free at the SFP homepage: https://strongfemaleprotagonist.com/issue-1/page-0/ Or, you can email bookswpictures@gmail.com…

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Jun 2020

Virtual Book Club: Always Human

Wed, Jun. 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Virtual Book Club: Always Human, June 10 2020

On Wednesday, June 10 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm, Books With Pictures hosts another installment of their online Book Club, this time focusing on the magical science webcomic Always Human! This is a story about nanobots, genetic engineering, and two girls falling in love. No matter how technology changes us, we'll always be human. The story is complete now on Webtoons, so go read it now and catch up, and then join the chat at this Skype link: https://join.skype.com/Ti23mIwRHviv More…

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