Brooklyn Cartoonists Make Baltimore Comic-Con Debuts!

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Brooklyn Cartoonists Make Baltimore Comic-Con Debuts!

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – August 4, 2011 – Be sure to swing by Harvey Award-nominated, Dean Haspiel’s booth at Baltimore Comic-Con for a slew of Brooklyn cartoonist debuts.

Zegas coverZegas #1 marks the debut of the print-exclusive comic series by Michel Fiffe, the architect behind Twisted Savage Dragon Funnies. Follow the neorealist surrealism of Zegas #1 in its full color, kaleidoscopic glory. With 32 pages of all new material, this limited edition premiere features the cast that originally appeared in IDW’s Act-i-vate Primer and MTV Geek. http://michelfiffe.com.

Actress/artist, Natalie Kim, will be launching SuperTwins!, a comedic web-series about fraternal superheroes in NYC who find their Superhero Medallion suddenly revoked and they have to recapture the magic that made them famous in the first place. http://www.supertwins.tv/.

New York Times best-selling children’s illustrator/author, George O’Connor, will be signing his latest release: Book 3 of Olympians; Hera: The Goddessand Her Glory. http://www.olympiansrule.com/.

Fashion designer/cartoonist, Kat Roberts, will debut, YOU ARE ALWAYS ON MY MIND #1, a new collection of vignettes led by the personal recollection of a quasi-religious childhood encounter with Jim Morrison. http://www.act-i-vate.com/creators?id=48.

Actor/Author, Chris Miskiewicz, will be hawking his ACT-I-VATE webcomic, EVERYWHERE: http://www.act-i-vate.com/120-1.comic.

A complete list of confirmed guests for this year’s Baltimore Comic-Con can be found here.

Save the Date! Baltimore Comic-Con 2012!

That’s right! Mark your calendars now for next year’s Baltimore Comic-Con, which will take place the weekend of September 8-9, 2012 at the Baltimore Convention Center, and we’ll see YOU in Baltimore!

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Simply change your social network (Facebook, Twitter, blog, etc.) avatar pictures to the “See You in Baltimore!” image and let the world know you’re attending the show!

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 21st.

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.