ARTISTS AT COMIC BOOK SHOW
The Portsmouth Comic Book Show
Celebrating Creators that shape the Industry!
The November 16th Portsmouth Comic Book Show is moving to a larger location and features top professionals from the comic industry as well as the local creators that may present the next comic book hit!
The Portsmouth Comic Book Show
November 16th from 10 am to 3 pm
The Best Western Hotel, on the Portsmouth Traffic Circle in Portsmouth, NH (Route 1 By-Pass).
Regular Admission is only $3.00 per person and is Free for children under 10.
Premium Admission includes the choice of comic from one of the guests as well as early admission for only $6.00 per person / $4.00 for Children under 10.
Librarians / Educators / School, Social, Community Groups / Industry Professionals / Comics Pro Members please contact Ralph DiBernardo for admission details prior to the show!
PRIVATE COLLECTORS LOOKING TO SELL YOUR STUFF - Want to move your collection for the most money? Email us, and if you qualify, you get first refusal for tables. Real Comic Collectors deserve first shot at purchasing collections and we'll give you the chance to move your collection for top dollar. Contact us today and we'll tell you how!
VENDOR & CREATOR TABLES - Yup, we've got a waiting list already. We're limiting the number of vendor tables so we can have more guests! Previous vendors get preferred refusal and then new vendors will be invited based on their date of request. Want to get on the list? Email Ralph above! We'll contact you as space becomes available!
GUESTS - GUESTS - GUESTS - This show has more guests than we can fit on a page (but we'll do it anyway) The best part of running a comic show is being able to invite the people you want to meet. Now you get to know the people that we find most influential in the comic world today...or they're friends of ours!
David Petersen - David is the winner of 2 of the comic industries most prestigious awards for 2008! His series, Mouse Guard won the Eisner Award for Best Publication for Kids (Fall 1152 & Winter 1152) and the Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album - Reprint (Fall 1152 Hardcover). Take a minute and visit David's website. While the award may have been in the children's category you will see that David's talents appeal to everyone. Be sure to visit David at the show and have him sign your hard cover and comics.
Christopher Golden - You have to visit Chris's website to appreciate all the work he has done. Coming in October you will find 2 new works from Chris that you can purchase and bring to the show for an autograph! Watch for his new novel, Soulless and his co-authored book Prince of Stories: The Many Worlds of Neil Gaiman.
Joe Hill - Joe is the author of the best selling novel, Heart Shaped Box, as well as the upcoming novel, 20th Century Ghosts. Joe's comic work includes the hit series, LOCKE and KEY, from IDW publishing, now available in a hard cover collection. Joe's visit to the show will start around noon and end when he feels like hitting the road, so make sure you line up at his table early. Be sure to head on over to his website Joe Hill Fiction to find out everything he has going on. We're proud to be able to host some of NH most notable talent at the show.
Craig Rousseau - A veteran of the comic biz, Craig's works have been numerous through out the years. Got a Legion of Superheroes Happy Meal box? Bring it to the show for Craig to sign. Visit his website to find out where else you've seen his work, and didn't even know it! While you're at it, be sure to head on over to the Perhapanaut's site and see what Craig and Todd have brewed up!
Scott Wegener - While fairly new to the industry, Scott has made quite an impact. Nominated for an Eisner award, for his work on Atomic Robo, Scott's a NH resident that is making it big in the comic world. You'll be able to pick up a couple of Atomic Robo exlcusives at the show as well as the trade of the first series. Check out Scott's site and visit his publisher's site as well!
Jay Piscopo - Published and produced in Maine, The Undersea Adventures of Capt'n Eli is a wonderful all ages book. With brilliant art work and wonderful story-telling, this is a book that will get kids reading comics again. Every show attendee will receive a free preview copy of Capt'n Eli and the Capt'n Eli crew will be on hand with plenty of volume 1 and volume 2, Be sure to visit the Capt'n Eli website!
More guest creators!
The Fat Squad - Yeah - those guys! That's right, Jetpack Press own FATSQUAD will be at the show selling all their fat goods. With the success of their first nationally distributed publication expect these guys to be at the top soon!
visit //www.fatsquad.com for more of their antics. It's Large NH fun.
Ron Fortier - This NH resident is a Comic Industry Veteran as well as being a top pulp fiction writer. His comic works have included the Green Hornet, Terminator, Mr Jigsaw and dozens more. Constantly writing with new work premiering all the time, you can visit Ron at //www.airship27.com.
Rich Woodall - Rich is the NH creator writer and artist of the all ages comic, Johnny Raygun. Produced by the Jetpack Comics publishing arm, Jetpack Press, Johnny Raygun featured 7 fun-filled issues with more to come. Rich's other works include THOUSANDS of sketch cards for Topps card company including Indiana Jones, Star Wars and Marvel Comic Cards.
Severed Head Comics - Once again, NH proves it's the place that all up and coming comic creators get their start. Severed Head Comics Presents is a horror anthology by a group of NH comic creators. They are always looking for more contributors to their publication. With 4 full issues (#4 is premiering soon) produced, these guys are on top of the comic game. //www.severedhead.com
Bob Raymond -
Sweet on Geeks -
...more to be announced soon!… [more]