Scott Pilgrim Vol 6 Midnight Release Party
Featuring Author Bryan Lee O’Malley
Monday, July 19th, 9pm-1am
@ The Beguiling, 601 Markham Street, Toronto, Canada
The highly-anticipated FINAL VOLUME of the Epic Scott Pilgrim graphic novel series from Oni Press will be released on Tuesday July 20th… but internationally renown comic book store The Beguiling knows that real fans Just Can’t Wait That Long! To celebrate the release of this phenomenal graphic novel, they’re going to be throwing A GREAT BIG PARTY ON MONDAY JULY 19TH STARTING AT 9PM, which will culminate in the official release of SCOTT PILGRIM VOLUME 6: SCOTT PILGRIM’S FINEST HOUR at 12:01am–midnight!
The Beguiling will be selling copies of Scott Pilgrim Volume 1-5, and assorted (and rare!) Scott Pilgrim merchandise — open until 1am!
12:01am: At MIDNIGHT, GET YOUR COPY OF SCOTT PILGRIM VOLUME 6: SCOTT PILGRIM’S FINEST HOUR! Bonus: All people purchasing or picking up copies of Scott Pilgrim at the event will receive, free, a limited edition commemorative 5″x7″ print featuring exclusive new Scott Pilgrim art by Bryan Lee O’Malley!
12:01am: The band SISTER will be giving away copies of their new EP to the first 50 people in line at midnight!
AT THE CENTRAL, 603 MARKHAM STREET: 9pm-2am
9:30pm: HURRY HARD: http://www.myspace.com/hurryhardmusic
– Lynette and Carla Gillis of the band PLUMTREE have formed a brand new band playing heavy folk-rock. Fun fact: PLUMTREE was responsible for the song SCOTT PILGRIM, which inspired the name of the character in the graphic novel!
11:30pm: CHANG-A-LANG: http://www.myspace.com/changalangband
AT ROCCO’S PLUM TOMATO, 585 BLOOR ST. W (at Markham) 8pm-1am
The Chill-Out space! Rocco’s will be adding a special menu this evening in addition to their regular awesome food and great patio. A great DJ will be spinning all evening and:
COSTUME CONTEST! Come dressed as your favourite Scott Pilgrim character! All participants will receive a prize, and there will be a grand prize for the best costume!
Chill out and relax on the patio or indoors with some awesome video games and music-from-videogames!
8:00PM: Join the fine folks from THE TORONTO HAND-EYE SOCIETY as they demo awesome indy video games free to play for the evening! http://handeyesociety.com/
8:00PM: Play some classic 8-bit and 16-bit video games to get yourself in the ‘mood’ for the big event! NES and SNES games and play courtesy of the fine folks at A&C Games, http://www.acgamesonline.com.
11:00pm: Encore presentation of Anamaguchi’s awesome “Video Games” music! Seriously, this will be awesome.
For more information, graphics/photos, or to arrange an interview with Author Bryan Lee O’Malley, please contact Christopher Butcher/The Beguiling at firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-533-9168.