Press Release: Just in time for Halloween, Lincoln Butterfield Animation has scheduled three October book signing events for RIP M.D., its new graphic novel published by Fantagraphics Books. Comic book and monster fans alike are invited to meet RIP M.D. creator Mitch Schauer, inker Mike Vosburg and color artists Michael Lessa and Justin Yamaguchi. With more to come, initial RIP M.D. events are slated as follows:
October 22, 6-7:30pm
Borders Glendale Young Adult Halloween Party and RIP M.D. Launch featuring creator book signing (all four!), RIP M.D. Monster Costume Contest, Ghoulish Trivia, prizes and Halloween themed refreshments. Location: Borders Glendale, 100 Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA 91204 (818-241-8099)
October 23, 1:30pm
Hi De Ho Comics Santa Monica hosts RIP M.D. creator signing, featuring Mitch Schauer, Michael Lessa and Justin Yamaguchi. Location: Hi De Ho Comics Santa Monica, 525 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica California 90401 (310-394-2820)
October 30, 3:00pm
Long Beach Comic Con, Golden Apple hosts a RIP M.D. creator signing at its booth (#418), featuring Mitch Schauer, Mike Vosburg and Michael Lessa. Location: Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802
RIP M.D is the debut graphic novel from The Angry Beavers creator Mitch Schauer. The creepy, fun-filled, all-ages adventure introduces Ripley Plimpt, an 11-year-old boy whose ordinary life is turned upside-down when he discovers that monsters are not only real, but are also in desperate need of his help to overcome their very real problems.
RIP M.D. was written and illustrated by Schauer, an Emmy® Award winning producer, writer and designer. Comic book veteran Mike Vosburg has brought his innovative, illustrative style to the artwork’s inking, and Michael Lessa and Justin Yamaguchi have created a whole new look for RIP M.D. with their cinematic color and special effects expertise.
About Lincoln Butterfield Animation
Lincoln Butterfield Animation specializes in content development across multiple platforms. The versatile, independent studio prides itself on its 90 years of collective animation production experience. Having produced award winning animated TV series for North America, Asia and Europe, the company’s core team consists of co-founders Robert Hughes (director, Disney’s Phineas and Ferb) and entrepreneur Joseph Walker, along with Mitch Schauer (creator, The Angry Beavers) and producer Michael Lessa (Nickelodeon/Berlin Animation Film). Lincoln Butterfield draws on its relationships with talented writers, artists, directors and technical experts worldwide to develop multi-platform animation properties that combine sophisticated humor with intelligent characters and storytelling.