Comic artist Dave Wachter releases a new graphic novel Breath of Bones: A Tale of the Golem at the Toonseum on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 6:00 pm!
As a special Will Eisner Week presentation Dave Wachter will be releasing his latest work “Breath of Bones: a Tale of the Golem” at the ToonSeum on March 8th from 6pm-9pm. With a dark and gritty feel, “Breath of Bones: A Tale of the Golem” touches on both historical elements and horror as a new edition of the Breath of Bones series designed by Wachter and Steve Niles
About the Book:
A British plane crashes in a Jewish village, sparking a Nazi invasion. Using clay and mud from the river, the villagers bring to life a giant monster to battle for their freedom and future.
Dave has been creating comics since childhood, but his career as an adult began in 2004 when he and writer Jim Clark teamed up for their critically acclaimed self-published series Scar Tissue. Following that success, they again collaborated on the epic Western web-comic The Guns of Shadow Valley, which was nominated for an Eisner Award for Best Digital Comic and a Harvey Award for Best Online Work. His work for larger comic publishers began in 2010 with Robert Bloch’s That Hellbound Train (penned by Joe and John Lansdale), for IDW Publishing. Dave’s work as a guest artist can also been seen in their Godzilla series, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In 2012 he illustrated the horror fable Night of 1,000 Wolves, also for IDW. That same year brought a nomination for the Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award in comics.2013 saw a collaboration with Steve Niles on Breath of Bones: A Tale of the Golem for Dark Horse Comics, and a successful Kickstarter campaign to print the hardcover collected edition of The Guns of Shadow Valley, which has also been picked up for publication by Dark Horse in late Summer 2014. After Cincinnati, then Chicago, Pittsburgh is now the third city in which Dave has come to hang his hat.
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|The Great Allentown Comic Returns Saturday October 30th! Come Dig up great savings and have a spooktacular time!
Saturday, October 30th, 10am-4pm
We have over 75 Dealer tables available, with comics from the Silver Age to New releases, Action Figures, Cards, and Clothing and Much More!
A fun-filled day for eveyone, with hourly Door Prizes, a No-Minimum Bid Auction at 2pm, and Costume Contests and Prizes!
Nick Mockoviak – Nick is a freelance illustrator. His talents have been put to good use as an artist on the “Night of the Living Dead: Re-Animated” project as well as being featured in the Drawgasmic Underground Artists Art Show. Currently he is developing a comic book that will see the light of day at the end of 2010, so be on the look-out!
Shawn Alleyne – Shawn was born and raised on the island of Barbados but later moved and set up in Philadelphia. From an early age he knew he wanted to be involved with art in some capacity and is currently working as a freelance artist, with many clients ranging from the field of comics, to music and film. Shawn is setting up a studio by the name of PYROGLYPHICS, a stylistic name that translates to “Hot Images”, to reflect his self-taught style.
John Kovaleski – John is the creator of the comic strip Bo Nanas and a contributor to MAD Magazine, making him one of the usual gang of idiots. His humorous scribblings have adorned magazines,
Bill Ellis – All New Issues is a web comic by Bill Ellis. The strip is a humorous look at relationships, being poor, the comic book retailing industry, gaming, and much more through the eyes of some, to put it kindly, flawed individuals.
The Ultimate Comics Group – NJ Based Ultimate Comics Group, LLC. (www.ultimatecomicsgroup.com) has been publishing amazing FULL COLOR comics since 2005. With 4 comics for sale and a full length Mature Audience Novel, UCG will have something exciting for ALL AUDIENCES!
Mytron Comics – Mytron Comics was formed in November 2009 by Victoria Conrad and Corey Conrad. We are based out of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. Our first series, Livid Outbreak, was launched in January 2010. Currently, we have 3 issues online and were happy to see a good number of people checking it out. We love making comics, so we hope you enjoy reading them!
The Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society – The PSWCS is dedicated to enhancing the collecting experiences of Star Wars memorabilia, share a wealth of information, and socialize. The PSWCS is open to all collectors who currently live in Pennsylvania.
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The complete event schedule is available as well as a list of where the various guests are appearing at the show.
To give you an idea of what to expect, The Comics Reporter talks about Ten Things I Liked About Heroes Con last year. Robot 6 @ CBR provides a preview, and Creative Loafing gives Ten reasons why HeroesCon 2009 will rock.
C.B. Cebulski at table #711 in Artists Alley selling, signing and reviewing portfolios but will also take part in a few panels.
Archie Comics will have some creators at the show including Jim Amash, Tereas Davidson, Ian Flynn, Joe Staton, and John Workman.
Don’t forget that, according to Blog@Newsarama, AdHouse will be offering a preview of the third volume of artist James Jean’s art book series Process Recess.
Matt Kindt is planning on doing a lot of commissions at the show as well as a panel.
Jason Latour will be at Booth 630/729 or the 12 Gauge Booth with sketchbooks and doing sketches.
Wide Awake Press is going to have a lot of new stuff at the show.
Zack Kruse of Mystery Solved! will be sharing table #SP 638 with Dave Wachter.
- @deantrippe Packing for HeroesCon! I will be on Indie Island all weekend!
- @mattfraction i’ll have…complete print-outs of UNCANNY 512 and X-MEN/DARK AVENGERS: UTOPIA at my table all weekend #heroescon
- @redmoongn http://twitpic.com/7rl33 – What Heroescon looks like the day before and completely empty. Here’s the view from our table.
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