Read Comics in Public Update 08.17.10

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Wow. Sarah and I frankly had no idea what to expect when we officially launched the first annual International Read Comics in Public Day this time last week. The response has been overwhelming.

Thanks to everyone who has already RSVPed over on our Facebook event page, liked us on Facebook, Dugg us, blogged about RCiP, adopted the Twitter hashtag, gave us a shout-out on your podcast or organized a meet-up. If you live in Portland, ME, Omaha, NE, Stolkholm, Sweden, or Los Angeles, CA, you’re in good shape. There’s a meet-up happening in your town.

Thanks to all the librarians promoting this event to their patrons and to the shops that are offering special discounts and prizes for participants. We now have two posters — one for libraries and one for shops — so check those out on our Poster page.

If you’d like to organize a meet-up where you live, drop us a line at and we’ll help you promote it.

Thanks again to everyone who has helped so far, especially Robert Sergel for drawing, designing and typesetting two versions of the poster like a champ and Tyler Page at the MCAD Service Bureau for printing up 50 gratis posters.

We’ll see you on August 28th!

Brian Heater