Writer J.M. DeMatteis has worked on a long list of comics, including Captain America, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, Man-Thing, Spider-Man and the Defenders. He's also written scripts for television. He visits Northampton for a signing this week, then returns in April for a three-day creativity workshop. March 24, 1-3 p.m., Modern Myths, 34 Bridge St. #4, Northampton, (413) 582-6973, www.modern-myths.com.