Media Release — Come one, come all to the Comics Character Carnival at Baltimore Comic-Con.
The Baltimore Comic-Con, one of the best and biggest comic book shows around, is always a family-friendly show, offering a multitude of activities, comics, DVDs, and Manga for kids young and old. Once again, the fine folks in Baltimore are partnering with Kids Love Comics to present the KLC Character Carnival at Baltimore Comic-Con.
Top kids creators will be in attendance to sign their kid-friendly comics, give tips on comics creation, and help guide the future graphic novelists of tomorrow. Creators attending include Franco (Tiny Titans), Jimmy Gownley (Amelia Rules), Scott Sava (Dreamland Chronicles), Rich Faber (Roboy Red), Steve Conley (Astounding Space Thrills), John Gallagher (Buzzboy), Mike Manley (Batman: Brave and the Bold), and others. This year also introduces a KLC “Artist-In-Residence” program, in which the KLC Cartoonists will set up in the KLC Big Top area, working on a drawing board and giving drawing and storytelling lessons to everyone and anyone. Also on hand will be caricature artists, a KidzDraw area, and a special KLC Giveaway Print, courtesy of Ka-Blam Printing.
“Organizer Marc Nathan and the Baltimore Comic-Con always put on a great show,” said John Gallagher, the ringleader of this year’s KLC Carnival, “and we are so happy to be back in Baltimore to help meet young fans and future creators of cool comics.”
Kids Love Comics is an organization of professionals and patrons of the comic book, publishing, and children’s book industries, dedicated to promoting literacy and fun(!) through comics and graphic novels. For more information on Kids Love Comics, visit their website at http://www.kidslovecomics.com/.
This year’s Baltimore Comic-Con will be held October 10-11, 2009. Convention hours are Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. The ceremony and banquet for the Harvey Awards will be held Saturday night, October 10th.
As we continue to get ready for this year’s show, we would like to remind you to mark your calendar for next year’s Baltimore Comic-Con dates: August 28-29, 2010.
About The Baltimore Comic-Con
The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 10th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. With a guest list unequaled in the industry, the Baltimore Comic-Con will be held Oct 10-11, 2009. For more information, please visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com.
About The Harvey Awards
The Harvey Awards are one of the comic book industry’s oldest and most respected awards. With a history of over 20 years, the last 4 in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harveys recognize outstanding achievements in over 20 categories. They are the only industry awards nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. For more information, please visit www.harveyawards.org.