Books With Pictures celebrates Portland Comic Book Month with live in-store events.

Saturday, April 13: Michelle Nguyen and Ben Fisher sign The Underfoot: The Mighty Deep at 5 pm; Wednesday, April 17 MK Reed and Jonathan Hill’s Science Comics: Wild Weather Signing and fun science activities beginning at at 6 pm; Saturday, April 20: Douglas Wolk talks about “Batgirl on Burnside: A Brief History of Superhuman Activity in Oregon” begining at 7 pm; Sunday, April 28 Webcomics Meetup: connect with Jackie of Underpants and Overbites, 3 pm and Saturday May 4, is Free Comic Book Day from 10 am-9 pm.

It’s Portland Comic Book Month’s tenth anniversary and big events include a happy hour, an art show and comic con at City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave,  on First Thursday April 4 from 5 to 9 pm. See for the details.