The FINAL Untidy Secrets ★ This Is Our Last Dance

8 PM on Friday, November 30 at Ash Ave Comics

Untidy Secrets Storytelling is a monthly storytelling and zine swap event. Each month a new theme is selected from song lyrics. Storytellers interpret the theme in interesting and unexpected ways.

The theme for this months storytelling is: “This is Our Last Dance”. This will be our last show ever.

Storytellers this month:
Laine Baker
Lance Turner
Justin Stewart
Britt Kemp
Casey Sattler
Bri Valdivia

This event is all ages and BYOB (though storytelling will have adult themes). Ash Avenue Comics & Books has some chairs available at first come first serve basis but feel free to bring your own chair or stand.


Untidy Secrets Storytelling’s goal is to encourage literature through unusual and interesting means (storytelling, small press, self publishing, zines, and more). If you’re a writer, bring your printed work to swap and connect with others. If you’re a storyteller come out and connect with other storytellers and writers.

See you there!

Comic Book Club December Meetings: Batman White Knight + Transmet vols 9+10

And just like that 2018 finally comes to a close. Our comic book clubs are going out with a bang, as we discuss Sean Murphy’s commercial hit and critical acclaimed Batman White Knight, and we conclude our long form reading group discussion of Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson’s Transmetropolitan series.

Our meetings begin at 6 PM, and per usual we recommend attendees BYOB (be it beer, beverage, or BBQ).  Listed below are our next two months of readings, and a photo and summary of December’s main title:

Sunday, December 2: Batman White Knight

Sunday, December 9: Transmetropolitan vols 9 and 10

Sunday, January 6: Spider-Man Kravens Last Hunt


After years of epic battles, the Dark Knight finally finds a way to cure the twisted mind of his archenemy. The Joker…is now sane. The Clown Prince of Crime has now changed his ways, fighting for good in Gotham City, and it may just cause Batman to go over the edge of his own sanity.
Writer/artist Sean Murphy takes the helm of this Batman/Joker story like no one else could, delivering an alternative examination of the relationship between the greatest rivals in the DC Universe, exploring the darkest corners of justice and madness. This title isthe first collected edition from the new DC Black Label imprint, and includes the entire eight-issue miniseries!

Pandora’s Legacy signing with writer Kara Leopard

Join us on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 11:30 AM – 1 PM for a signing with Kara Leopard, writer of the new BOOM! graphic novel Pandora’s Legacy and the artist on the web comic [Super]Natural Attraction.

We have copies of Pandora’s Legacy available for $9.99 on pre-order, and we can have your copy signed and held for you if you’re unable to make it in on the day of the signing. Drop us a line through our Facebook page,  or in the shop if you would like to order and reserve a copy.

via BOOM!:
What starts out as a typical family vacation to Grandma and Grandpa’s house quickly erupts into supernatural mystery and peril when three siblings accidentally break an old, mystical jar hidden deep in the woods, revealing they are descendants of Pandora and their family has been tasked for generations with protecting the very jar they just broke…

As magical monsters pour out of the fractured relic and run amok, Charlie, Janet, and Trevor must find a way to capture all of the creatures in order to save their family.and potentially the entire world before it’s too late.

Writer Kara Leopard ([Super]Natural Attraction) and illustrators Kelly & Nichole Matthews (Jim Henson’s Power of the Dark Crystal) weave an otherworldly tale about finding help in the unlikeliest of places, learning the truth about your family history, and most importantly of all, talking cats.