May 24, 2010 by Colin Solan
Filed under Animation, Anime, Art Show, Collectibles, Comic Books, Convention News, Horror, Manga, Movies, North Carolina, Other, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Television, Top Stories, Webcomics
Press Release: Heroes Convention is preparing for one of the LARGEST Guest Lists in it’s 28 year history this June 4-6! Pack your bags and gas up the car, because this will be one of our greatest shows of all time! Making their First Appearance at Heroes Con this year are J. Scott Campbell, Brian Bolland, Humberto Ramos, Jimmy Cheung, and Rob Liefeld! They’ll be joining the Heroes Con Family of regular All-Stars like Adam Hughes, Tony Harris, Frank Cho, Brandon Peterson, Mark Brooks, Tommy Lee Edwards, Phil Noto, Cully Hamner, and tons more!!
Long-time favorites like Ron Garney, Rick Leonardi, and Michael Golden are returning, as well as West Coast heavy-hitters like Mike Mignola, Tim Sale, Dustin Nguyen, Eric Canete, and Sean “Cheeks” Galloway. It’s insane!! Now we just have to figure out where to put everybody! One thing is for sure, this all points to a stellar Art Auction on Saturday night!!
Jim Rugg and Chris Pitzer hit the road to talk about their latest creation: AFRODISIAC. Each stop will include a signing, talking and LOVE! Plan your Valentine gift giving and pick up an autographed copy of the book!
Jim Rugg, with Brian Maruca, is the artist and co-creator of Afrodisiac. They also worked together on Street Angel, the saga of a thirteen year-old skateboarding homeless ninja girl. He also provided the art for PLAIN Janes and Janes in Love, which were written by YA Novelist Cecil Castellucci, as well as the brand new One Model Nation, which was written by Dandy Warhols frontman Courtney Taylor.
Chris Pitzer is the man in charge at Adhouse Books. He’s responsible for putting out a wide range of accessible yet unique books, many of which have been best sellers here. Some of the finest Adhouse books include: Pulphope by Paul Pope, Process Recess I, II, and III by James Jean, Mesmo Delivery by Raphael Grampa, and many more.
6pm – 9pm
Velocity Comics, 904 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220-3809
6pm – 9pm
Chapel Hill Comics, 316 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
3pm – 6pm
Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find, 1957 East 7th Street, Charlotte, NC