Monday, August 17, 2015

Dark Horse Presents an Evening with The Paybacks Tour


Everyone knows that being a superhero has a price. Someone has to pay that price and someone has to collect it. For Dark Horse, that someone is the Paybacks and they're going on tour to commence the launch of their series. In honor of the occasion, writers Donny Cates and Eliot Rahal will hit the road on their way to New York Comic Con with their variety show, “An Evening with the Paybacks,” sponsored by Dark Horse Comics!

Each night from October 2 to October 7, Cates and Rahal will visit one of six select retail stores for a signing followed by an evening of storytelling, games, giveaways, and standup comedy.

Friday, October 2—Aw Yeah Comics, Skokie
Saturday, October 3—Aw Yeah Comics, Muncie
Sunday, October 4—Comic Heaven
Monday, October 5—Fantom Comics
Tuesday, October 6—Pittsburgh Comics
Wednesday, October 7—Collectors Corner
Thursday, October 8–Sunday, October 11—New York Comic Con

If you are near any of these locations, stop by and party with The Paybacks. Check out the full schedule and press release below.

DARK HORSE PRESENTS: AN EVENING WITH 'THE PAYBACKS' TOUR 2015!


Being a superhero has a price. Meet the team that collects it!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Milwaukie, OR—On September 16, 2015, Dark Horse Comics will launch a brand-new ongoing series: The Paybacks!

In honor of the occasion, writers Donny Cates (Buzzkill, The Ghost Fleet) and Eliot Rahal (Heavy Metal, Dark Horse Presents) will hit the road on their way to New York Comic Con with their variety show, “An Evening with the Paybacks,” sponsored by Dark Horse Comics!

Each night from October 2 to October 7, Cates and Rahal will visit one of six select retail stores for a signing followed by an evening of storytelling, games, giveaways, and standup comedy.

Friday, October 2—Aw Yeah Comics, Skokie
Signing: 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Event: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
4933 Oakton St., Skokie, IL 60077
http://awyeahcomics.com/

Saturday, October 3—Aw Yeah Comics, Muncie
Signing & Event Times TBD
107 N High St., Muncie, IN 47305
http://awyeahcomics.com/

Sunday, October 4—Comic Heaven
Signing & Event Times TBD
4847 Robinhood Dr., Willoughby, OH 44094
http://www.comicheaven.com/

Monday, October 5—Fantom Comics
Signing & Event Times TBD
2010 P St. NW, Washington, DC 20036

Tuesday, October 6—Pittsburgh Comics
Signing & Event Times TBD
113 E McMurray Rd., McMurray, PA 15317
http://pittsburghcomics.com/

Wednesday, October 7—Collectors Corner
Signing & Event Times TBD
7911 Harford Rd., Baltimore, MD 21234
http://www.collectorscornermd.com/

Thursday, October 8–Sunday, October 11—New York Comic Con
If you are near any of these locations, stop by and party with The Paybacks!
Praise for The Paybacks:

“A strong debut that’s heavy on laughs framed in a well balanced and engaging visual package.”—All-Comic
The Paybacks is absolutely bloody hilarious.”—Big Comic Page

“Donny Cates and Eliot Rahal excelled at presenting a vibrant satirical script of the superhero genre that simply belongs in a class of its own.”—Comic Crusaders

The Paybacks #1 is a comic you will read over and over again, and then pass it along to your friends proclaiming ‘you have to read this.’ ”—Geeks With Wives

“A joyride from start to finish that you don’t want to miss.”—Graphic Policy

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For more information contact, Aub Driver aubd@darkhorse.com | Steve Sunu steves@darkhorse.com

Dark Horse is pleased to offer an advance review PDF of The Paybacks #1
Donny Cates & Eliot Rahal available for interviews and signings.
The Paybacks #1 
Donny Cates (W), Eliot Rahal (W), Geoff Shaw (A), Lauren Affe (C)
On sale September 16, FOC August 24. 

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