Baltimore Comic-Con Heads South to HeroesCon this Weekend!

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Baltimore Comic-Con Heads South to HeroesCon This Weekend!

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – June 2, 2011 – Cards, Comics & Collectibles and the Baltimore Comic-Con will be heading down to North Carolina this weekend to attend the 29thAnnual HeroesCon, being held at the Charlotte Convention Center, located at 501 S. College Street, Charlotte, NC 28202.

HeroesCon is one of the longest-running comic conventions in the country and is promoted by Sheldon Drum, owner of the Charlotte retail store Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find.

While at the show, be sure to swing by the Cards, Comics & Collectibles booths (#’s 626, 628, 639, 725, 727 and 729) to pick up Artist Alley and Exhibitor registration forms and to find out more information about ticket packages for Stan Lee’s appearance at this year’s Baltimore Comic-Con. Last week, it was officially announced that Stan Lee would be the Guest of Honor at this year’s show, which will take place August 20-21, 2011 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

“We’re very excited to be heading down to Charlotte for the show,” said Marc Nathan, show promoter of the Baltimore Comic-Con and owner of Cards, Comics & Collectibles. “Sheldon puts on a great, family-friendly show each and every year.”

For more information on the show, including guest list, programming and schedule of events, visit http://www.heroesonline.com/heroescon/.

Confirmed guests for this year’s Baltimore Comic-Con include: Guest of Honor, Stan “The Man” Lee; Jason Aaron (Scalped, PunisherMAX); Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead); Nick Cardy (Aquaman, Teen Titans); Cliff Chiang (Greendale); Frank Cho (50 Girl 50, X-Men: Schism, New Ultimates); Todd Dezago (Super Hero Squad, The Perhapanauts); David Finch (Brightest Day, Batman: The Dark Knight); Ron Frenz (Spider-Girl); Jose-Luis Garcia-Lopez (Wednesday Comics, Batman Confidential); Michael Golden (creator of Bucky O’Hare); Mike Grell (Action Comics, The Pilgrim); Brad Guigar (Evil, Inc., Courting Disaster); Steve Hamaker (Bone); Cully Hamner (Red, Red: Eyes Only); (Dean Haspiel (The Alcoholic, Act-i-Vate); Jamal Igle (Supergirl, Zatanna); J.G. Jones (Doc Savage, DC Universe Legacies); Barry Kitson (Secret Invasion, Amazing Spider-Man); Laura Martin (New Avengers, Thor); Mark Morales (Fear Itself cover artist); Kevin Nowlan (Wednesday Comics); David Petersen (Mouse Guard); Brandon Peterson (Ultimate Vision, Strange); Craig Rousseau (Marvel Her-Oes); Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo); Walter Simonson (Thor); Jeff Smith (Bone, RASL); Nick Spencer (Morning Glories, Iron Man 2.0); Brian Stelfreeze (Wednesday Comics); Karl Story (DC Universe Legacies); Tim Truman (Conan the Cimmerian); Neil Vokes (Flesh & Blood, Eagle: The Original Adventures); and Thom Zahler (Love and Capes).

In coming weeks, look for more announcements from the Baltimore Comic-Con. We are looking forward to highlighting our guests, the Harvey Awards, industry exclusives, and programming. The latest developments can always be found at our website, Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace pages.

This year’s Baltimore Comic-Con will be held August 20-21, 2011. Convention hours are Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. The ceremony and banquet for the Harvey Awards will be held Saturday night, August 20th.

About The Baltimore Comic-Con

The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 12th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. With a guest list unequaled in the industry, the Baltimore Comic-Con will be held August 20-21, 2011. For more information, please visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com.

About The Harvey Awards
The Harvey Awards are one of the comic book industry’s oldest and most respected awards. With a history of over 20 years, the last 6 in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harveys recognize outstanding achievements in over 20 categories. They are the only industry awards nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. For more information, please visit www.harveyawards.org.