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Book authors Birmingham, Comer to sell and autograph books at Masterpiece

Milwaukee, Wis. – Aug. 18, 2015 – Noted authors Bob Birmingham and Colin Comer will sell and sign their books during the 2015 Milwaukee Masterpiece, Aug. 22 – 23, 2015, in Veterans Park on Milwaukee’s lakefront.

Birmingham will be on-hand from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. He authored Mis-Shifting. Birmingham was a competitive racer in the early 1960s, racing at Road America, Wilmot Hills, Lynndale Farms, the Milwaukee Mile, Meadowdale International Raceway and more. Mis-Shifting offers an insider view of sports car racing in the Midwest in the 1950s and ‘60s. Gain insight into the personalities of Augie Pabst, Bill Wuesthoff, Jim Jeffords, Brooks Stevens, Harry Heuer, Dave Uihlein, Clif Tufte and more.

Comer will be available on Sunday, Aug. 23, from 11 a.m. to noon and 1 to 2 p.m. He will have for sale these books which he has authored:

  • The Complete Book of Shelby
  • Shelby Cobra Fifty Years
  • Cobra: The Snake that Conquered The World
  • Shelby Mustang Fifty Years
  • Shelby Mustang Fifty Years Limited Author’s Edition

Comer is a noted Shelby historian and collector. Comer’s extensive and wide range of knowledge has made him one of the foremost experts in the collector car hobby. Comer is the author of the best-selling and critically acclaimed books “Million-Dollar Muscle Cars,” “The Complete Book of Shelby,” “The All-American Muscle Car,” and “Shelby Cobra Fifty Years,” which was named the “Greatest Car Book Of All Time” by Esquire magazine.

Comer enjoys maintaining an impressive car collection of his own, as well as being an avid vintage racer and pilot. Besides being the founder of Colin’s Classic Automobiles in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Comer is also a contributing editor for Road & Track Magazine, Editor at Large for Sports Car Market and American Car Collector magazines, and a contributing editor to Hagerty Classic Cars magazine and the Hagerty Price Guide.

His work also has appeared in national media from The New York Times to USA Today. In 2012 Autoweek named Comer as one of the automotive industry’s “Movers and Shakers” for his contributions to the collector car world.

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The Milwaukee Masterpiece is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 22 – 23.