Writer Roger Stern appears at the Castleton location of Downtown Comics at 5767 East 86th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Stern will meet the public and sign copies of his recent issues of Amazing Spider-Man, his novels, and collections of his many comic-book stories.
With thirty-five years of experience in the comic book industry, Stern has written hundreds of stories about such diverse characters as Superman, the Justice League, Starman, and the Atom for DC Comics, and Spider-Man, the Avengers, Ghost Rider, and Iron Man for Marvel.
He is the New York Times best-selling author of The Death and Life of Superman, and his comics stories have been collected in dozens of editions, including X-Men vs. Avengers, Essential Doctor Strange Volume 4, Darkman vs. the Army of Darkness, and Captain America: War & Remembrance. He has also written several graphic novels, including Superman: A Nation Divided, Doctor Strange & Doctor Doom: Triumph and Torment, and The Incredible Hulk vs. Superman.
Stern’s second prose novel, Smallville: Strange Visitors, was a new, original story based on the characters from the hit television series. His third prose novel, Superman: The Never-Ending Battle, was also adapted as an audio book by Graphic Audio.
His recent comics work includes Marvels: Eye of the Camera, Amazing Spider-Man, and the upcoming Captain America: Forever Allies miniseries and Avengers: Under Siege Premiere Hardcover.
Downtown Comics is one of the largest comic book chains in the Midwest, with four locations serving greater Indianapolis. Voted the #1 comic book store in Indianapolis by NUVO, Downtown Comics carries a full line of new and used comic books, action figures, posters, and memorabilia related to comics and other media. For more information, check the store website.