Wizard World Nashville Attendees to Receive The Walking Dead #1 Cover By Jerome Opeña
Wizard World, Inc. and Skybound have announced that Eisner Award winner Jerome Opeña has drawn the 18th in a yearlong series of Limited Edition Exclusive Variant Covers of The Walking Dead #1 comic, to be provided free to all full-price attendees at Wizard World Comic Con Nashville, September 25-27.
The exclusive The Walking Dead #1 edition will be produced in extremely limited quantities and is available at registration to fans at the Music City Center only while supplies last. VIP attendees will receive an additional black & white sketch version of the comic.
Opeña is a comic book artist who has been working full time in the industry since 2005. He got his start with Humanoids Publishing and went on to contribute work to: Image, Dark Horse, and Marvel.
Best known for his frequent collaborations with writer Rick Remender, he also has teamed with Jonathan Hickman on The Avengers and was one of the artists on the Infinity series.
Opeña’s latest project was the Avengers: Rage of Ultron which is a graphic novel by writer Rick Remender. The graphic novel was released in May of 2015. Opeña is currently doing various covers for Marvel Comics.
The Wizard World Comic Con Nashville celebrity roster includes Danny Trejo, Candice Patton, Jewel Staite, the Dukes of Hazzard trio of John Schneider, Tom Wopat and Catherine Bach, the CHiPs tandem of Erik Estrada and Larry Wilcox and Jim Cummings, Jodie Sweetin and many others.
In addition to Opeña, Artist Alley in Nashville will feature Neal Adams, Billy Martin, Harvey Tolibao, Julian Totino Tedesco, Claudio Aboy, Stephanie Hans, Ethan Van Sciver, Arthur Suydam, Rob Liefeld, Brad Guigar and more.
Nashville show hours are Friday, September 25, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, September 26, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, September 27, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.