Media Release — We are less than a month away from Pittsburgh Comicon 2013, and things are moving FAST……
Since last we spoke, we’ve added such guests as:
Mike McKone, hot off the announcement of his new JLCanada penciling gig; and Superstar Inker/Artist, Rodney Ramos.
These are in addition to a guest list that boasts such comic luminaries as Steranko, Perez, Balent, Kitson, Golden, Trimpe and more.
We also have media guest list that includes: Jeremy (Boba Fett) Bulloch, Doug (Pinhead) Bradley and from Doctor Who, Daphne Ashbrook (Dr. Grace Holliway).
For a complete guest list visit www.pittsburghcomicon.com
Our Schedule of Events is now online ( www.pittsburghcomicon.com/events.html )
Besides some of our Classic Comicon Events ( Quick Sketch, Trivia Contest, Charity Auction, Casino Night, Costume Contest etc…..)
We also have some great new events for 2013, Highlights include….
-A Steranko Panel – Saturday at 1:00 PM
-Doctor Who’s Daphne Ashbrook will have a Q & A, Saturday at 2:00
And Whedon-ites can look forward to 3 Joss-centric Panels……
-BROWNCOATS IN SPACE – Hosted by Take Back the Sky, a grass-roots effort to name the next U.S. manned spaceship, Serenity after the ship from Joss Whedon’s Firefly (Friday 5:00)
-HAMMER VS. HORRIBLE – A game show type atmosphere with contests like, The Evil Laugh Contest, Invention Time, Laundry Day and More. This is a Charity Event hosted by Can’t Stop the Serenity (Sun. 11:00)
-DR. HORRIBLE SING-ALONG-BLOG-View the Whedon sensation. This is a Charity Event hosted by Can’t Stop the Serenity (Sun. Noon)
Also as always, Sunday is KIDZ DAY with free admission to all kids 12 and under.
We have some great KidZ EventZ, including a KIDS Q & A with OSCAR THE GROUCH & STEEL DOG STORIES with Miss Carol and Steel Man!!
(NOTE TO ARTISTS AND VENDORS: Anyone wanting to do a Kidz Day Promotion or Giveaway, please email your plans and any promotional art to email@example.com with KIDZ DAY in the subject line by Sept. 9 and we will include it in the Program Book and the Kidz Day Map. Let’s help foster the next generation of comic fans!!)
I’m sure we will have more to report as the days ticks down to Pittsburgh Comicon 2013. In the meantime, check out the our website at www.pittsburghcomicon.com, or check us out on Facebook or Twitter (@PittComicon ) for the most up-to-date information.
I’ll be in touch soon with new Pittsburgh Comicon News!!
Marketing Director – Pittsburgh Comicon
SEPTEMBER 27-29, 2013
Monroeville Convention Center
1002 Graham Ave.
Windber, PA 15963
Visit http://www.pittsburghcomicon.com for more!