Heavy Metal celebrates 35 years at SDCC 2012

by Jeff

MAY121176 Heavy Metal celebrates 35 years at SDCC 2012Media Release — Heavy Metal magazine announced today that on Friday July 13th at 8:30PM in room 8 they will host a star studded San Diego Comic Con panel to celebrate their 35th birthday. The panel will give fans a chance to peek behind the curtain for an incredible hour of conversation with Kevin Eastman as he and many of the iconic artists reflect on the history of ground-breaking storytelling as well as letting the audience in on plans for the future. Guests include: Kevin Eastman (Heavy Metal, Co Creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Michael Mendheim(Mutant League Football, Creator of Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Dave Elliott (Sponge Bob, Heavy Metal, Ninja Gaiden), Lorenzo Sperlonga (Heavy Metal, Steampunk Dolls, Poison Apples), Dave Dorman (Heavy Metal, Star Wars, Rolling Thunder), and Joe Pearson (Director of War of the Worlds: Goliath, Epoch Ink Animation). The panel will be moderated by Bradley Hatfield, Producer at MTV Geek.

“We see panels as a way to give back to the fans,” explained Heavy Metal CEO Kevin Eastman. “Fans first is how I approach all shows. Many panels wind up as a product push. The goal for this event is an honest to god celebration. 35 years is a long time and we just want to laugh and tell stories and give our audience an intimate look behind the people and events that got us to this point.” The event is first come first serve. Go to http://www.comic-con.org/cci/cci_prog.php/ . Make plans to be there Friday night!

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About Heavy Metal:

Founded in 1977, Heavy Metal has become an iconic American science fiction and fantasy comics magazine known world-wide for its incredible blend of dark fantasy/science fiction and erotica. Kevin Eastman, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, purchased the world re-known “Heavy Metal Magazine” in 1990 and serves as Publisher and Editor-in-Chief. For more information visit www.HeavyMetal.com

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