Thursday, February 15, 2007

New York Comic-Con/News Release

I'll be exhibiting at the New York Comic-Con from February 23rd-25th, at the Kids Love comics/Sky-Dog booth. Please feel free to come by, and check out the cool new stuff John and I have. Here's one example, a card that's part of a set (see news release below for details):

Both Buzzboy and Roboy Red will be featured prominently at our booth. Here's a News Release we put out to promote the appearance with all the info you need to know:

News Release: It's Valentine's Day, and Kids Love Comics... Cards! All-Ages Comics Creators launch national tour at NYC Comic-Con!

Kids Love Comics, a collection of all-ages creators and publishers promoting literacy through graphic novels, is gearing up for next week's New York Comic-Con, the first stop in a year of spreading the word on the power and magic of the comic art form. And just in time for Valentine's Day, many of the creators' sites house hidden Kids Love Comics collectors cards, which can be traded in for a signed and limited print at the New York Comic-Con. Appearing at Booth 939 (KLC/Sky-Dog Booth) at NYCC will be:

• Jimmy Gownley, award-winning creator of Amelia Rules, offering up his newly reprinted color Amelia Graphic novels, featuring the super cool kid with an attitude, Amelia Mc Bride. (

• Mark McKenna, an artistic inking force in the world of comics, will be unveiling his first all-ages character, Banana Tail, about a monkey who loves bananas so much, he starts to turn into one! Mark will have FREE Banana Tail coloring books for the first 50 attendees. (

• John Gallagher, creator of Buzzboy, the "World's Coolest Super Sidekick!" Gallagher will be handing out FREE Frank CHO Buzzboy poster, depicting the cover to the upcoming Buzzboy: Sidekicks Rule! #3 (

• Jane Fisher, writer/creator of WJHC, the tale of a teen-run radio station and the fun hi-jinks that ensue. A native Long Islander, Fisher will be offering up both WJHC graphic novels at the show. (

• Rich Faber, another mainstream comics inker (and also a native Long Islander) joins the all-ages creators with the Roboy Red sketchbook, featuring a behind the scenes look at the upcoming Roboy GN. (

Each of these creators' websites (as well as the site) feature printable KLC character cards-- anyone collecting and handing in at least four of the cards will receive a limited edition, signable print featuring all 6 KLC cards. All creators will be on hand to sign comics show off sneak peeks, and meet the ever growing all-ages fans, including parents, librarians, and educators! See you there!

Below is the poster we'll be giving away at the show:

Pencils and design layout by Gallagher, inks and colors by me. Click on the image for a LARGE version!

Hope to see you in New York!