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NYCC 2012 – ONI Press & Bergen Street Comics Pre-Con Party

Join Oni Press and Bergen Street Comics as we kickoff New York City Comic Con 2012 with the most radical of all signings known to man on Wednesday, October 10th, 2012, from 6pm-9pm or later.

Philip Gelatt and Tyler Crook, creators of Petrograd, will be in attendance, along with Guerillas creator Brahm Revel.

Petrograd debuted last year and is a historical fiction graphic novel about the attempted assassination of Rasputin. Since then the book has received rave reviews and shout outs from many industry professionals as being a “must have” for any graphic novel collection.

Tyler Crook, artist of Petrograd was awarded the 2012 Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award at the Will Eisner Awards this past summer at San Diego Comic-Con for his work in Petrograd and was also a guest artist on the Oni Press title The Sixth Gun Volume 3. He is currently drawing B.P.R.D. for Dark Horse.

Phillip, writer of Petrograd, lives in Providence, R.I. and has worked in the film industry along with writing the Oni Press titles Labor Days and Dark Horse’s Indiana Jones Adventures Volume 1.

Brahm Revel, former New Yorker, was a storyboard artist for the Cartoon Network™ show Venture Bros. and has since released the Vietnam War-based, M16-wielding, smoking chimpanzees filled graphic novels Guerillas Volume 1 and Volume 2 with Oni Press. You heard us right…smoking chimpanzees!

This is going to the be the best way to start your 2012 NYCC, so come hang out and have a drink with some of the best creators in the industry at one of the best shops in the universe!

Bergen Street Comics is located at 470 Bergen St, Brooklyn, NY 11217.

One Year Anniversary of Petrograd Brings a New Book Trailer

Writer: Philip Gelatt
Artist: Tyler Crook

During the height of the first World War, a reluctant British spy stationed in the heart of the Russian empire is handed the most difficult assignment of his career: orchestrate the death of the mad monk, the Tsarina’s most trusted adviser and the surrogate ruler of the nation. From the slums of the working class into the opulent houses of the super rich, he’ll have to negotiate dangerous ties with the secret police, navigate the halls of power, and come to terms with own revolutionary leanings, all while simply trying to survive.