In honor of Stan Lee’s appearance at this year’s convention, Dragon*Con is hosting an art show dedicated to the Art of Marvel Comics. Noted comic art collector Benno Rothschild is organizing the event and looking for pieces to be put on display. “We LOVE to show off the great art that people are willing to bring to the show and are especially looking for ANY Golden age and good Silver and Bronze Age Marvel stuff by the usual suspects,” said Rothschild, “but have room for plenty of newer stuff too.” Anyone going to the convention and interested in loaning art to the exhibition should contact him via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is the blurb from the Dragon*Con website.
Marvel Comics Original Art Gallery! True believers can come by all day on Saturday in Artists’ Alley as your hosts will be displaying original Marvel comic book art both new and old for your favorite characters and artists. Face front and come see classic art by “Nefarious” Neal Adams, “Big” John Buscema, Gene “The Dean” Colan, “Shy” Steve Ditko, “Dazzling” Don Heck, Jack “King” Kirby, “Jazzy” Johnny Romita, “Wondrous” Werner Roth, “Darlin” Dick Ayers, and “Gorgeous” George Tuska to name a few. Do you like “The New Breed?” we’ll have them covered too! Frank Cho, Mark Brooks, Todd McFarlane, Ed McGuinnness, Dexter Vines, Charles Vess and many more. There will be Silver, Bronze, and Modern Age Marvel covers, classic origin pages, Spider-Man swinging and Thor throwing Mjolnir. If you look closely, maybe you will see a shrinking Ant-Man, too. Excelsior and Nuff Said! Hosted for the 11th year by Richard Garrison, Dave Newton, Troy Pierce & Benno Rothschild.
Heroes Con is for Lovers– Lovers of Art that is! Event Debuts Gallery Exhibition and Auction!
Golden, Texeira, Jusko and more headline show.
Charlotte, N.C. — The favorite show of both pros and fans alike is happening earlier in June this year–next weekend in fact–which just means the fun is happening sooner this year as well! And if that were not enough, the convention will be debuting a new gallery show on Friday AND continuing it’s world-famous art auction on Saturday.
As usual, this show features a great guest list, which includes the likes of artist/writer Michael Golden, fine art painter Mark Texeira, illustrator Steve Scott and amazing painter Joe Jusko.
In addition to an outstanding artist alley and exhibitor list, Heroes this year will also be debuting a gallery show in connection with the convention, with a Friday night reception open to the public.
“Super! The Fine Art of Comics,” which had a continuing run from April 28-June 6th at “Twenty-Two Gallery” in Charlotte will have a closing reception on Friday June 4th, starting at 7 p.m. and going until late! Pieces will still be available for final purchase at this time and includes works by Michael Golden, Mark Texeira, Steve Scott, Mark Bagley, Mark Brooks, Chris Brunner, Eric Canete, Steve Ditko, Steve Epting, Ron Garney, Randy Green, Sanford Greene, Cully Hamner, Tony Harris, Adam Hughes, Georges Jeanty, Casey Jones, Joe Jusko, Jack Kirby, Jason Latour, Ton Lyle, Jonboy Meyers, Jason Pearson, Brandon Peterson, Budd Root, Stephane Roux, Andy Smith, Brian Stelfreeze, Karl Story, Dexter Vines and Chrissie Zullo.
For more information on the gallery show, visit www.gallerytwentytwo.com or e-mail email@example.com
Heroes Charlotte will be taking place June 4-6 at the Charlotte Convention. Other guests attending the show include Tim Sale, Mike Mignola, Frank Cho, Bill Willingham, Herb Trimpe, Brian Bolland, John Beatty, June Brigman, Buzz, J. Scott Campbell, Tommy Castillo, Jim Cheung, Renee Witterstaetter, Gary Friedrich, Craig Hamilton,Greg Horn, David Mack, Nathn Massengill, Mike McKone, Todd Nauck, Steve Niles, Alex Saviuk, Jim Starlin, Joe Staton, Billy Tucci, Ethan Van Scriver, Berni Wrightson, Robin Dale and many more.
For more information visit wwww.heroesonline.com
And don’t forget the Heroes Con famous auction, taking place this year on Saturday night! Coupled with the show at Gallery Twenty-Two, this next weekend proves to be a real double-whammy for appreciators of sequential art!
For more information on Eva Ink Artists, appearances and commissions, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date(s): Sunday, August 30, 2009
Location: Holiday Inn, Manahawkin, NJ (junction of Rt. 9 and Rt. 72, exit 63 on GSP)
10 AM to 4 PM
Admission is STILL Only $2 for Adults and Teens; Kids 12-and-under are ALWAYS FREE.
FREE Parking is available at the hotel.
Our Bat-Bux $howcash Drawing, Free Movie Tickets Drawing, Mystery Box ‘o’ Stuff and Classic 60s Monster Mag Drawing are ALL for PAYING attendees.
Our FIRST-EVER Auction will be hosted by reknowned guest-auctioneer J. Paul of Pug Productions! Watch for rare, pre-publication pencil roughs by STEVE DITKO, along with other UNPUBLISHED Original Art!
Dealers ONLY: Special End-of-Day Drawing for a FREE Dealers’ Table at our next show (either Huntingdon OR Manahawkin: Winner’s Choice)!
Prices for 6 ft. tables as follows: $40/1, $75/2, $100/3 if paid by Aug. 15. AFTER Aug. 15: $45/1, $80/2, $110/3 until day of show. NO tables will be sold on day of show; YOU MUST PREPAY. The Atomicon GUARANTEE: You WILL get a wall-space table until they are SOLD OUT! Island Tables (NO free-standing displays) assigned after ALL wall-spaces are GONE, or upon Special Request. Tables are assigned on a First-Come, First-Served basis. Lock-in your best rate NOW before prices go UP on Aug. 15!! Payment to: K. Feduniewicz, PO Box 237, Calvin, PA, 16622.
Atomicon IS The Jersey Shore’s Longest Running Comic Book Show: Always Affordable Family Entertainment…and a MegaTON of Comic Book FUN! Join us for the Last Big Nuclear Blast of the Summer!!
Our LAST SHOW of the Year: Nov. 29th ad the Comfort Inn in Huntingdon, PA, for another “Atomicon WEST”!!
Guests: Guest artists will be in attendance, to be confirmed in the week preceding the show (furnish your e-mail address for weekly updates; contact us at email@example.com)
Number of Dealers/Exhibitors Tables: NA
Projected Attendance: NA