Media Release — Zenescope Entertainment is proud to announce its plans for San Diego Comic Con 2012. The company will be appearing at Booth 2301 right inside of the C entrance of the convention center. The #1 issue of the much anticipated Wonderland ongoing series will be launched at the show and in celebration, Zenescope is giving attendees the first opportunity to get their hands on a wide variety of brand new Wonderland merchandise. The impressive list includes limited edition exclusive covers by superstar artists J. Scott Campbell and Eric Basaldua, limited edition Wonderland sketch card packs, a limited edition Alice in Wonderland action figure and the highly anticipated Wonderland board game with the opportunity to play a demo at the Booth! Signups for the demo will be available at the Zenescope booth all weekend!
The company is also releasing its landmark 75th issue of its popular Grimm Fairy Tales title. As part of the celebration, the first ever Grimm Fairy Tales hard cover art book will be available. There will also be a number of new products debuting at booth 2301 including the newly designed Grimm Fairy Tales graphic novels, with cover art by Zenescope artist, Anthony Spay.
“It is amazing the support we have received this year from our fans” states Stephen Haberman, marketing manager for Zenescope. “San Diego Comic Con is our opportunity to give back to the fans, with the vast amount exclusives, signings and especially giveaways. We’re sure our fans won’t be disappointed.”
Here is the list of SDCC exclusives we will have available at the booth (Booth #2301)
Wonderland #1, Grimm Fairy Tales Bad Girls #1, Grimm Fairy Tales #75, Grimm Fairy Tales Swimsuit Edition, Call of Wonderland #2, Grimm Fairy Tales Myths and Legends #18, Irresistible #1, Wonderland 2012 Annual and the exclusive version of the Alice Action Figure.
Appearing and signing at the Zenescope booth #2301 during the show:
Joe Brusha: Zenescope President and writer (Grimm Fairy Tales & Neverland)
Ralph Tedesco: Zenescope Editor-in-Chief and writer (Grimm Fairy Tales & Salem’s Daughter)
Raven Gregory: Zenescope Writer (Wonderland, The Waking and Fly)
Ale Garza: Cover Artist (Wonderland, Myths and Legends)
Franchesco: Cover Artist (Grimm Fairy Tales, Tales from Neverland)
Eric Basaldua: Cover Artist (Wonderland, Grimm Fairy Tales)
Dan Wickline: Writer (Sinbad, Call of Wonderland)
Anthony Spay: Zenescope’s Art Director, (Wonderland, Grimm Fairy Tales)
Mark L Miller: Writer (Jungle Book)
Joey Esposito: Writer (Grimm Fairy Tales presents Bad Girls)
JP Roth: Writer (2012 Wonderland Annual)
Jessica Nigri: Cosplayer and Zenescope Cover Girl
Most signings will include free giveaways so check www.facebook.com/zenescope for updated signing schedules.
If you an aspiring artist looking to become a member of the Zenescope creative team, we will be doing portfolio reviews on Thursday and Saturday from 3-5pm in the review area. You can find more information about the portfolio reviews on the SDCC main website, http://www.comic-con.org/ .
Comics on Comics LIVE will premiere the first look at Zenescope’s Grimm Fairy Tales the Animated Series, directed by Jon Schnepp at its panel Thursday, July 12 from 8-9:30pm in Room 5AB. The guests for the show are the aforementioned Jon Schnepp, as well as Attack of the Show’s Chris Gore and BleedingCool.com’s Rich Johnston, with more guests TBA.
Finally, Zenescope Entertainment will be co-sponsoring an after-party at San Diego Comic Con this year. The party is Stan Lee’s Comikaze Totally Geektastic 80’s Party, hosted by Stan Lee’s Comikaze. The party will be at Spin Night Club, Thursday, July 12 at 9:00pm and is open to the general public.
About Zenescope Entertainment
Zenescope Entertainment was founded by Joe Brusha and Ralph Tedesco in 2005 and has quickly grown into one of the top comic book and graphic novel publishing companies in the world. Zenescope’s Grimm Fairy Tales and subsequent spinoff series such as Escape From Wonderland, Neverland and The Piper, which put a dark twist on classic fables, are some of the best-selling and longest running original independent comic books on shelves today. Zenescope’s licensed titles include the on-going, critically acclaimed Charmed series, based off of the long-running popular television series, as well as Se7en and Final Destination, based off of New Line Cinema’s successful film franchises.