Radical San Diego Comic Con Schedule

by Jeff

This year, Radical Comics is proud to announce a multimedia effort leading up to and through comic- con 2008.

RADIO

In the weeks leading up to Comic-Con, Radical Publishing is sponsoring 102.7 KIIS FM’s Girls of Gaming model search during “MANNY ON THE STREETS” 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. drive time radio program. This contest will reach 2 million+ listeners.

PRINT

On hand for the month of July, Radical Publishing will have three magazine features. One in Geek Monthly that reaches 200,000+ readers in circulation, one in quarterly magazine, Comics NOW!, and one in PLAY magazine with 218,000+ readers in circulation. All three magazines will be distributed in the exhibit hall of the Comic-Con show.

CONTEST/RAFFLE

Radical Publishing and Fusion Publishing (publishers of PLAY magazine and Geek Monthly magazine), is giving one lucky contest winner an ALL EXPENSE PAID TRIP TO THE SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON CONVENTION. This prize includes hotel, passes to the show, extra spending money, along with a Radical prize package worth over $500 including a one year subscription for all of Radical Publishing’s titles. This contest is being held on the Fusion Publishing sites (www.playmagazine.com and www.geekmonthly.com) . Pictures for the promotion along with articles of the contest will run in subsequent issues of both PLAY and Geek Monthly. Fusion Publishing, in conjunction with Radical Publishing, will be holding a raffle at their booth where they will be giving away a SONY PSP along with a Radical Publishing package worth over $500! Radical prize for the lucky winner will include LIMITED EDITION books, RADICAL BRAND T- SHIRTS, HATS, SWEATSHIRTS from our RADICAL CLOTHING LINE, and a ONE YEAR SUBSCRIPTION for all of Radical Publishing’s titles.

RADICAL PUBLISHING WILL HOLD THEIR OWN DAILY RAFFLE

THURSDAY, JULY 24th thru SATURDAY July 26th starting at 5:00p.m.
SUNDAY, JULY 27 starting at 4:00 p.m.

Visit the Radical Publishing booth (#2806) to participate in the RADICAL PUBLISHING COMIC CON RAFFLE. Prizes include iPHONE, POSTERS, RADICAL BRAND T-SHIRTS, HATS, and SWEATSHIRTS from our new RADICAL CREATIONS CLOTHING LINE.

COMIC CON 2008 EXCLUSIVES

Available for sale at the Radical Publishing booth (#2806) will be LIMITED EDITIONS of the SOLD OUT first issues of CALIBER: FIRST CANON OF JUSTICE and HERCULES: THE THRACIAN WARS as well as limited variant covers of their fourth issues featuring a HERCULES #4 cover by GEORGE PRATT and a wraparound CALIBER #4 cover by GREG RUTH.

Also available for sale will be a FIRST ISSUE LIMITED EDITION of Radical’s newest title: FREEDOM FORMULA: GHOST OF THE WASTELAND.

These editions will all be limited to 500 copies each.

SIGNINGS

THURSDAY, JULY 24th

SAM SARKAR with DAVE WILKINS will be signing copies of CALIBER from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

EDMUND SHERN will be signing copies of FREEDOM FORMULA from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, JULY 25th

Comics legend JIM STERANKO will be signing limited edition copies of the first two issues of HERCULES: THE THRACIAN WARS as well as a specially designed Radical Creations T-Shirt from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 pm and again from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

STEVE NILES (30 Days of Night) and LUCIO PARRILLO will be on hand signing a preview ashcan of the upcoming October release, CITY OF DUST from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

SAM SARKAR and EDMUND SHERN with DAVE

SATURDAY, JULY 26th

Comics legend JIM STERANKO will again be available, signing limited edition copies of HERCULES: THE THRACIAN WARS.from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 pm.

STEVE NILES with will again be present, this time joined by ARTHUR SUYDAM (Marvel Zombies), LUCIO PARRILLO promoting his new release, CITY OF DUST from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

JIM STERANKO will again be signing limited edition copies of HERCULES: THE THRACIAN WARS from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

International art icon YOSHITAKO AMANO will be signing at 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. and again at 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mr. Amano’s signing will be LIMITED TO 300 COPIES of his new release MATEKI: THE MAGIC FLUTE. Each limited edition contains a quality Chinese cloth cover, gold embossed logo and protective dust jacket.

SUNDAY, JULY 27th

SAM SARKAR with DAVE WILKINS will be signing copies of CALIBER from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

EDMUND SHERN will be signing copies of THE 2008 RADICAL PANEL AT SAN DIEGO COMIC CON

FRIDAY, JULY 25th.
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
ROOM 10

Radical Publishing is pleased to announce our annual San Diego Comic Con panel discussion. This will be an opportunity for communication between us and our fans.

Attending will be special guests, HERCULES designer and cover artist for issues #1 and #2; the legendary JIM STERANKO, STEVE NILES (30 Days of Night), writer of the upcoming Radical project CITY OF DUST, IAN EDGINTON (Stormwatch: Post Human Division) discusses his never before seen approach to ALADDIN, SAM SARKAR, writer of CALIBER, and EDMUND SHERN, the writer of FREEDOM FORMULA. Radical’s President and Publisher, BARRY LEVINE and Editor in Chief, DAVE ELLIOT will host.

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