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Top Cow in Baltimore!

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 Top Cow in Baltimore!

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – August 19, 2011 – The next stop on this year’s Top Cow Tour of America’s greatest comic book conventions happens this week at the legendary Baltimore Comic-Con at the Baltimore Convention Center.

In addition to booth appearances by Ron Marz (Artifacts, Magdalena, Witchblade), Joshua Hale Fialkov (Echoes), Nelson Blake II (Magdalena), Chris DiBari (Pilot Season: Misdirection, Cutter), John Mahoney (Last Mortal), Shannon Eric Denton (Pilot Season: Fleshdigger), and publisher and creator Filip Sablik (The Last Mortal), TheTopCowStore.com staff have hand-selected only the finest comics, graphic novels, prints, and exclusive covers to display for sale. Rahsan Ekedal (Echoes) will also be set up at the show in Artist Alley (Booth #1709 E). On Saturday afternoon at noon in Room 307, fans can join Top Cow creators for the “Top Cow: We Create…” panel to get the latest news and announcements!

“I may have moved to LA several years ago, but my heart belongs to Baltimore. I’m pleased to be hosting such a strong group of creators and sharing all of the awesome books Top Cow puts out with the fans in Charm City,” commented Publisher Filip Sablik.

Find your way to the Top Cow Depot (Booth #1505-1506) or watch the skies while you walk the floors of the Baltimore Comic-Con. You never know when a deal will be flying by.

Full Guest List

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

Third Annual Costume Contest at the Baltimore Comic-Con – UPDATED
The 3rd Annual Costume Contest will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 3:00 pm. With $1,000 up for grabs for the best overall costume and prizes for each of the 10 categories, this is one event all of you cosplayers don’t want to miss! For more information and a complete list of catagories, visit our website’s Costume Contest page.

Harvey Tickets Still Available

Time is running out, but there is still an opportunity to attend the party! Join our MC Scott Kurtz, nominees, presenters, Stan Lee, and other fans at the Harvey Awards Banquet! Tickets available until Wednesday at baltimorecomiccon.com/harvey-awards.
Stan Lee VIP Packages Sold Out!  Autographs and Photos Still Available!

Please Note: Although the Stan Lee VIP Packages are officially sold out, individual autographs and photographs are still available and can be purchased by visiting http://baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets/.

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!

Twitter Hashtag
Will you be tweeting this year from the show floor? Make sure you use the #BCC2011 hashtag! See what the latest news and excitement at the 2010 Baltimore Comic-Con is about by tracking #BCC2011!

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Attending the Baltimore Comic-Con? Show your support online!

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.