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  • Top Comic Book Creators Headed to NC Comicon November 5 and 6

    November 2, 2011 by  
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    Press Release:

    Top Comic Book Creators Headed to Morrisville’s NC Comicon Nov.5 and 6

    Morrisville, NC — A host of legendary comic book creators, including Howard Chaykin, “Zombie King” Arthur Suydam and Ultimate Spider-Man artist David Lafuente in his only US appearance, will converge on Morrisville on Nov.5 and 6 for the second annual NC Comicon at the Morrisville Outlet Mall.

    “Last year’s inaugural NC Comicon drew more than 2,500 attendees, and this one is poised to be even bigger,” says Alan Gill, owner of Durham’s Ultimate Comics, which is putting on the show. “Our goal is to create a fun, family-friendly two-day event that new and veteran comic fans can both enjoy as they meet pros, attend panels, and check out our art, gaming and costume contests!”

    Along with the guests mentioned above, new attendees include Steve Niles (creator of the hit vampire comic and film 30 Days of Night) Mike Perkins (artist on Marvel Comics’ best-selling adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand), Janet Lee (artist of the award-winning graphic novel Return of the Dapper Men), Atomic Robo creators Scott Wegener and Brian Clevenger.
    Other creators include Tommy Lee Edwards, artist of Image Comics’ Turf with talk show host Jonathan Ross and designer of the Denzel Washington film The Book of Eli; Jeremy Bastian, whose comic Cursed Pirate Girl has been featured on BoingBoing.net and raised more than $36,000 for a collected edition on Kickstarter.com; Skottie Young, artist of Marvel Comics’ award-winning adaptations of L. Frank Baum’s original Oz novels, and many more.

    Admission to the show, which is conveniently located off exit 284 on I-40, is just $8.00 for both days.

    www.nccomicon.com

    NC Comicon (November 2011)

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    Convention Name
    NC Comicon
    Convention Website Address
    http://www.nccomicon.com
    This convention will take place:

    • over multiple days.

     

     

    Start Date
    11/05/2011
    End Date
    11/06/2011
    About This Convention
    The NC Comicon is the Raleigh-Durham areas premier comic book convention! For two days we take over the Morrisville Outlet Mall and turn it into the most awesome show you can imagine! This year’s guest list includes creators from Marvel, DC Comics, Image Comics and more! Like us on Facebook (NCComicon) or follow us on twitter (@NC_Comicon)
    Venue Name and Address
    Morrisville Outlet Mall
    1001 Airport Blvd
    Morrisville, NC 27560
    United States
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    Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
    150
    Projected Attendance
    6000
    Please select the Category that best describes the convention
    Comic Books
    Additional Categories

    • Anime
    • Gaming
    • Horror
    • Science Fiction and Fantasy

     

     

    Guests
    Arthur Suydam, Mike Perkins, Steve Niles, Howard Chaykin, Scott Wegener, Brian Clevinger, Tommy Lee Edwards, David Lafuente, Fred Van Lente

     

    UK – Ultimate Spider-Man Signing

    Comics legend DAVID LAFUENTE will be signing ULTIMATE COMICS: SPIDER-MAN at the Forbidden Planet Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8JR on Thursday 27th May 6 – 7pm.

    Almost ten years ago, Ultimate Spider-Man launched the Ultimate line, a reinvention of the Marvel Universe that defied the odds and every expectation. Now, it happens again: this new chapter in the life of the teenaged webslinger picks up in the aftermath of Ultimatum and completely redefines the status quo of Spider-Man for the next generation! This graphic novel, written by Brian Michael Bendis, collects Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1-6.

    Artist David Lafuente was ‘discovered’ at the Dublin City Comic Con, though his professional work dates back to earlier than his presence at Marvel. His Marvel days began in 2007, with the layouts and coloring for Spider-Man Family #2 – then providing the pencils and inks for Kathryn Immonen’s Hellcat mini-series. His collaborated with Brian Michael Bendis on an Ultimate Spider-Man Annual in 2008, and in 2009 was picked as the regular artist for the series’ 2009 relaunch.

    UK – Ultimate Spider-Man Signing

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    David Lafuente signs at Comics & Fantasy in Romford on Saturday 22nd August at 3pm. David is bringing some spares of the 100-copies-limited-edition Ultimate Spider-Man prints I did for the New York Comic Con. He will have them for sale at the signing for £12

    Comics & Fantasy is located two minutes from Romford Train Station, a short 15m train journey from central London.

    Trains every ten minutes from London Liverpool Street.

    Comics & Fantasy, 10 Atlanta Boulevard, Romford RM1 1TB, UK
    Tel: 01708 748891