Comic Artist Jimmy Gownley Store Signing in Frederick, MD

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Beyond Comics is proud to announce a rare graphic novel pre-release event.

"This appearance is an industry first” noted Beyond Comics Store Owner Jon Cohen.

Jimmy Gownley, author of the acclaimed young readers graphic novel series Amelia Rules! will be making a free store signing appearance to promote his brand new graphic novel from Scholastic Books; “The Dumbest Idea Ever!”

Friday, February 21st
Beyond Comics
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Beyond Comics – Frederick
5632 Buckeystown Pike
(301) 668-8202

“This appearance is an industry first” noted store owner Jon Cohen. “Comic book stores usually play second fiddle, but thanks to Scholastic Books and creator Jimmy Gownley we were able be the host for his new graphic novel’s national release.” Gownley’s acclaimed Amelia Rules! book series ranks highly among the best-selling all ages graphic novels , notes Mr. Cohen. “And we anticipate this new book to be right up there with other notable graphic novels such as Bone and Amulet.

The Dumbest Idea Ever! is a poignant, funny, and insightful glimpse into the inspirations that led Jimmy Gownley to begin his career as a cartoonist. Already praised by Publisher’s Weekly and Booklist, this new all ages book is sure to be among the year’s break through graphic novels.

Copies of his brand new book will be available at these two events one full week before its national release – an unprecedented event. Autographs are free for all who attend.

In addition to his store appearances and in conjunction with Frederick County and Montgomery County Public School systems Jimmy Gownley will be hosting presentations at four local schools. These Schools will be featuring Gownley’s fan favorite “How do Cartoonist Get Their Ideas?" interactive presentation.

Thursday, February 20th
Little Bennett Elementary    
Great Seneca Elementary    
Friday, February 21st
Thurmont Middle        
Walkersville Elementary    

For more information: Contact Jon Cohen at (301) 668-8202 or jon(at)beyondcomics(dot)com.

Official Website: http://jimmygownley.wix.com/gownley
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dumbestideaever
Youtube Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7luMG8zTdMM

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