Pearls Before Swine creator Stephan Pastis drew huge crowds as he “toured the whole angry nation!” Catch up on his “One Step Ahead of the Mob” nationwide book tour, and find out where he’s stopping next – it just might be a city near you!
Jetting across the country, Pastis picked back up in San Jose, CA, followed by the pitchfork-less, Pearls-loving fan mob.
Fans following Pastis' Facebook page know that the Pearls Before Swine creator topped off his “awesome tour stop” in Missoula, MT, with “fly fishing” and “diners filled with guns.”
There was no escaping the mob in Denver! Fans packed the house of The Denver Post and enjoyed a day full of creator insight and witty repartee.
The next helping of this comic tour was served up Cajun style, as Pearls Before Swine fanatics made their way down to Baton Rouge, LA.
Our favorite Pearls Before Swine crocodiles surely felt at home in St. Petersburg, FL, where the next leg of the tour saw an incredible turnout at the Palladium Theater.
Just a hop, skip and 700 miles north is Knoxville, TN, where, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel, “approximately 300 fans turned out” to meet Stephan.
The September chapter of “The One Step Ahead of the Mob Tour” concluded at the St. Louis Public Library with a standing room only crowd!
Pearls Before Swine is SO popular that overflow rooms were required in multiple cities to accommodate Stephan’s massive “mob” of fans!
See why fans are engrossed with this talented creator in The Denver Post’s candid video from one of his most popular tour stops, as he answers questions and “shares memories of meeting Charles Schulz, spats with other cartoonists, being kicked out of his home by his wife (in the comic strip, but not in real life) and his now-famous collaboration with Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson.”
Did you miss your chance to meet with Stephan Pastis on his FREE nationwide book tour? Boy, do we have some good news for you! Due to its immense success, “The One Step Ahead of the Mob Tour” is hitting the road for a second time this month! If you live near these cities, you’re in luck:
- Oct 10: Nashville, TN
- Oct 11: Memphis, TN
- Oct 14: Saratoga Springs, NY
- Oct 17: Austin, TX
- Oct 18: Houston, TX