Live The Dream with Jesse Reklaw

by Jeff

Cartoonist Jesse Reklaw turns the dreams of strangers into insightful, humorous, and clever four-panel comic strips in The Night of Your Life. This stunning hardcover collects over five years of Reklaw’s comic strip, Slow Wave, which appears in alternative newsweeklies all over the country.

Sometimes playful, sometimes thought provoking, but always entertaining, The Night of Your Life is a testament to the ability of comics to illuminate the corridors of the imagination with wit, sincerity, and delight.

We are excited to announce the Night of Your Life East Coast book tour. Jesse will be hitting up six states along the East Coast in nine days doing signings, readings, and lectures.


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“This is the largest book tour I’ve been on – fifteen different events in nine states,” admits Reklaw. “In some newsweeklies my comic strip has been running for over ten years. I’ve followed the dream lives of people who’ve grown up, gotten married, had kids, etc. So it’ll be fascinating to meet these people in real life. I’m also really happy with the book; some of these comics I drew years ago, but I still get a chuckle out of them.”

For more information, please visit www.slowwave.com/noyltour.html.

Tue Sep 30 6:30pm
Yale Bookstore, 77 Broadway, New Haven CT 06511
203.777.8440 / yale.bncollege.com
Presentation and book signing
Jesse Reklaw

Wed Oct 01 5pm
Amherst Books, 8 Main St, Amherst MA 01002
413.256.1547 / 800.503.5865 / www.amherstbooks.com
Book signing and comics social
Jesse Reklaw, Robyn Chapman, Alec Longstreth, Clutch, Samuel C. Gaskin,
Colleen Frakes, and the Center for Cartoon Studies

Thu Oct 02 3-5pm
Center for Cartoon Studies, 94 S Main St, White River Junction VT
802.295.3319 / www.cartoonstudies.org
Private Lecture
Jesse Reklaw

Fri Oct 03 7-10pm
Atomic Books, 3620 Falls Rd, Baltimore MD 21211
410.662.4444 / www.atomicbooks.com
SPX kickoff party and comics reading
Jesse Reklaw, Brian Ralph, Lauren Weinstein, Theo Ellsworth, Ken Dahl,
Julia Wertz, Laura Park, Austin English, and Ben Claassen

Sat & Sun Oct 04-05
Small Press Expo
Marriott Bethesda North Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Rd, North Bethesda MD 20852
301-822-9200 / www.spxpo.com

Mon Oct 06 5-7pm
George Washington University, Gelman Library
2130 H Street NW, Washington DC 20052
202.994.6558 / www.gwu.edu
Presentation and panel discussion
Jesse Reklaw, Dash Shaw, Trevor Alixopulos, and Ken Dahl

Tue Oct 07 6-8pm
Robin’s Books, 108 S 13th St, Philadelphia PA 19107
215.735.9600 / www.robinsbookstore.com
Presentation and book signing
Jesse Reklaw, Trevor Alixopulos, Ken Dahl, and Joey Sayers

Wed Oct 08 7-9pm
Desert Island, 540 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn NY 11211
718.388.5087 / www.desertislandbrooklyn.com
Book signing and comics social
Jesse Reklaw, Dash Shaw, Trevor Alixopulos, and Ken Dahl

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