Media Release — FACTS is very proud to announce Marvel Zombies artist Sean Philips as the new guest to the best Belgium venue there is!
Together with zombie-artist extra-ordinaire Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead) and Sophian Cholet (French’ Zombies) FACTS will truly become ZOMBILICIOUS!!
Eisner Award winning Sean Philips has been drawing comics since the age of 15 and has worked for all the major publishers. Since drawing Sleeper, Hellblazer, Batman, X-Men, Marvel Zombies, and Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, Sean has concentrated on creator-owned books including Criminal, Incognito and Seven Psychopaths. As well as Fatale, he’s currently also drawing another album, Void 01, for French publishers Delcourt.
“I love the Zombie-Genre and am truly happy Mr. Philips will be part of our ever-growing adventure in Belgium”, said Emmanuel van Melkebeke, F.A.C.T.S. Convention Director. “I am looking forward to seeing Mr. Philips response to fans from France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands and I do hope a lot of cosplayers will dig into this Zombie-theme!”
Many more guests, including artists and actors, are still to be announced.
The current list of artists also tied to the convention consists off The Walking Dead’s Charlie Adlard, Zombie’s Sophian Cholet, Game Over’s ADAM, YTHACQ’s Adrien FLoch and regular guest cartoonist Lectrr.
F.A.C.T.S Comicon is the signature pop culture event of the Benelux, presenting guests and programming to cater for the top segments of the comics, anime, sci-fi, film, TV, and gaming industries.
Entering its 22th edition, F.A.C.T.S. is expected to draw over 20,000+ attendees to its October 20-21, 2012 convention held at the Gent Flanders Expo Convention Center located in Gent, Belgium.
The show will sport 3,000 extra meters compared to the last edition and will now have 15,000 square meters. FACTS will host over a mile of dealers of toys, comics, movie merchandise, fantasy merchandise, manga and will see 1,000+ cosplayers and a cosplay competition, life size props, Star Wars diorama, model kit exhibitions, an entire fan-village, huge game zone with dozens of consoles, as well as loads of surprises, to brighten up the already amazing venue!
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