Media Release — It feels like it was just yesterday that I was giving you all the juicy details about Pittsburgh Comicon 2009, (oh wait, we did just wrap up Comicon 2009) and now it’s time to start letting you in on plans for Pittsburgh Comicon 2010.
What do you need to know about the Comicon 2010??
Well, we are back at our usual “Bat-Time” in April, the 2010 show will be April 23, 24, 25, 2010. We’ll again be in the brand spanking new, Monroeville Convention Center (hopefully it will still have that new convention hall smell in April)
Our host hotel, The Monroeville Doulbetree (formerly the Radisson) will be reopened in time for our 2010 show, and our early guest list is already a star-studded affair.
Those of you that attended the 2009 show will have seen the teaser for 2010 in the program book, for those of you that didn’t make it September,
Some of our early guests for 2010 include:
First time guests:
• Marv Wolfman (writer New Teen Titans, Tomb of Dracula, Crisis and soooooo much more)
• Tom Mandrake (Artist, The Spectre, The Creeps, Firestorm and current Outsiders Cover artist.
• Broadsword Comics’ Jim Balent and Holly G!
• Dawn Creator and Conan Cover artist, Joe Linsner
• Top Cow/Aspen artist, Joe Benitez
• Fantasy/Sci Fi painter, Monte Moore
From Star Wars,
• Jedi Knight, Barris Offee – Nalini Krishan
• General Crix Madine – Dermot Crowley
Superman Star and appearing in Rob Zombie’s new Halloween II,
• Lois Lane – Margot Kidder
and JUST ANNOUNCED…………
• Former Marvel E.I.C. and writer of The Avengers Kree/Skrull War, All Star Squadron and way more than I can list here, ROY THOMAS!!!!! also accompanying Roy will be his wife and co-writer of All Star Squadron, West Coast Avengers and more, Dann Thomas!!!
This is just the first wave of guests for 2010. In the coming weeks, I’ll be update the website with all the guests that signed up after the 2009 show, we just have to go through all the contracts from after the show. (So if you signed up after the show, and you don’t appear on the website yet, don’t panic I’ll have you up on the site soon.)
We also have some negotiations going on right now for some other great guests for 2010 that hopefully I’ll be able to announce in the next week or so.
To see the current list of guests visit www.pittsburghcomicon.com
That’s it for now but I will back in touch very soon with exciting details about Pittsburgh Comicon 2010.
Patrick A. Thomas – Marketing Director, Pittsburgh Comicon
April 23, 24, 25, 2010
Monroeville Convention Center
1002 Graham Ave.
Windber, PA 15963
Visit http://www.pittsburghcomicon.com for more!