Tampa Welcomes Claremont, Rubinstein, & Pelletier Sunday

Legendary X-Men writer Chris Claremont and artists Joe Rubinstein (Green Arrow/Black Canary) and Paul Pelletier (Marvel’s War of Kings) are among the featured creators for the latest edition of the thrice-annual Tampa Comic Book and Toy Convention.

Taking place this Sunday, July 12th, in Largo, Florida, additional guests include Sergio Cariello (Lone Ranger), Chuck Dixon (G.I. Joe), Comics Legends Dick Giordano and Fran Matera, plus Don Hillsman II, Austin Janowsky, Bill Black, Chuck Majewski, Jesse Starr, and Greg Andrews.

Media guests and models include Joel D. Wynkoop, Amanda Stevens, Jessica Nova, and Page Turner. Author Glenda Finkelstein will also be on hand as well as local fan groups Heroes Alliance and Ghostbusters.

CGC will be available, and the show will feature a Transformers Panel sponsored by Toys R Us, a costume contest, and a film festival.

For more information, visit their new website: http://www.tampacomicconvention.com/

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Tampa Comic Book and Toy Convention (July 2009)

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Convention Website: http://www.tampacomicconvention.com/

Date(s): 7/12/2009

Location: Minnreg Convention Hall, 6340 126th Ave N., Largo, FL 33773

Description: 85 Tables of Comics, Videos, Toys, Action Figures, Anime, Star Wars, Artwork, Trading Cards & Fun!

Guests:
Chris Claremont
Joe Rubinstein
Paul Pelletier
Sergio Cariello
Dick Giordano
Chuck Dixon
Fran Matera
Don Hillsman II
Austin Janowsky
Bill Black
Chuck Majewski
Greg Andrews
Jesse Starr
Joel D. Wynkoop
Jessica Nova
Amanda Stevens
Glenda Finkelstein
Page Turner
Fierce Comics
Heroes Alliance

Number of Dealers/Exhibitors Tables: 85

Projected Attendance: 500

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