Legendry writer/artist Frank Miller appears at Niagara Falls Comic Con for one day only on Sunday, June 7th!
Frank Miller is regarded as one of the most influential and awarded creators in entertainment, Miller is known for his intense and hard-boiled storytelling across comics, novels and film. Most recently, he created the groundbreaking treatment of Superman’s classic origin story Superman: Year One and illustrated his debut young adult novel Cursed, which is set to be adapted into a Netflix original series starring Katherine Langford next year. This December, Miller returns to his Batman saga with The Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child, illustrated by artist Rafael Grampá.
Miller is widely known for creating the popular comic book series, Sin City which garnered numerous accolades including two Harvey Awards and six Eisner Awards. In 2005, he made his directorial debut with the feature adaptation of the graphic novel Sin City, co-directed by Robert Rodriguez. The critically acclaimed film starring Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson, Mickey Rourke and Bruce Willis was nominated for the “Palme d’Or” at the Cannes Film Festival. Miller reunited with Rodriguez to co-direct the sequel Sin City: A Dame To Kill For featuring the original cast alongside Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Eva Green, and Lady Gaga, among others.
On the film side, Miller also executive produced the blockbuster 300, based on his graphic novel of the same title. The action film starring Gerard Butler, Lena Headey and Dominic West went on to gross more than $456M at the box office worldwide. Additionally, Miller wrote and directed the action fantasy film The Spirit, starring Gabriel Macht, Eva Mendes, Sarah Paulson, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L. Jackson.
Launching his career as a professional comic book artist in his teens, Miller worked with major publishers including Gold Key, DC and Marvel on popular titles including Spectacular Spider-Man and Daredevil. He later created the popular character ‘Elektra’ and developed the first creator-owned title, Ronin for DC Comics. Miller went on to pen numerous successful titles including Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again, Batman: Year One, The Dark Knight: Master Race, Elektra: Assassin, Elektra Lives Again, Give Me Liberty, and Hard Boiled, to name a few.
The tenth anniversary show of Niagara Falls Comic Con is set to take place Friday, June 5th, Saturday, June 6th and Sunday, June 7th at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Canada.
Guets announced so far include George Takei, Brad Dourif, Tobin Bell, Wil Wheaton, Matthew Lillard, James Marsters, Michael Rosenbaum, Laura Vandervoort, Sylvester McCoy, Paige O’Hara, Paul Blake, Curtis Armstrong, Patrick Renna & more!
This year’s event will feature a star-studded celebrity line up, comics, featured artists, Falls Horror Fest, Legends of Wrestling Reunion, TV / Movie Cars, Q&A Panels, Cosplay, movie memorabilia and so much more.
Tickets on sale NOW at www.nfcomiccon.com