Comic book creators' signing session doubles as back-to-school fund-raiser

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Jetpack Comics is located at 37 N. Main St. (Courtesy photo)

ROCHESTER - Comic book fans will get a chance to get stuff signed by two of the biggest names in the business on Wednesday at Jetpack Comics in Rochester

Charles Soule and Ryan Brown, who penned the "Curse Words" series, will attend a signing event at Jetpack Comics from 4-7 p.m.

The signing will also serve as fund-raiser to help make sure Rochester children go back to school next month with a backpack full of supplies.

There will also be an afterparty at the Garage next to the Governor's Inn.

Both events are open to the public, who are asked to donate school supplies for admission.

As it states on Jetpack's Facebook page, to participate in the signing you HAVE to bring a bag of donations for the 5th Annual Operation Backpack Event, which is sponsored by Rochester's own Crosspoint Church.

Items requested include:

  • Glue sticks: 541
  • Crayons: 171
  • Markers: 320
  • Colored pencils: 365
  • Pencil box: 120
  • Pencil sharpener: 176
  • Zippered pouch for pencils: 278
  • Dry erase markers: 632
  • Pencils: 217
  • Cap erasers: 833
  • Wedge erasers: 364
  • Child safe scissors: 219
  • Folders with pockets: 1,196
  • Composition notebooks: 520
  • Single subject wide ruled notebooks: 857
  • Hand sanitizer - travel size: 400
  • Ruler with centimeters: 375
  • Pens: 1,353
  • Index cards: 280
  • Highlighters: 544
  • Wide ruled loose leaf paper: 165
  • 1" Binders: 165

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