The annual four-days of multimedia madness known as the New York Comic Con opens today and more than 130,000 people are expected to attend the four day celebration of comics and other media. Since the first NYCC in 2006 attendance has grown from a modest 16,000 to numbers that rival the largest such event in the USA, Comicon International in San Diego.
Several of Grand Design Communications’ clients will be present at the convention doing panels and signings:
ONE HIT WONDER creator Fabrice Sapolsky will have a table in Artist Alley located at Y4. Fabrice has been riding a wave of notoriety in the American market in recent months with the release of ONE HIT WONDER, his Image comic co-created by Ariel Olivetti, and his contribution to the smash hit EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE, featuring his co-creation with David Hine, Spider-Man Noir.
KATUSHA creator Wayne Vansant returns to the New York Comic Con this year with two new books released in 2014 from Zenith Press, THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE and THE RED BARON. Vansant will be signing copies of his new Zenith graphic novels at the booth of Quarto Publishing Group (parent company of Zenith) located in the main hall at booth 2006. He will also have his own table in the artist alley located at C5 where he will have plenty of copies of KATUSHA for sale, as well as original artwork.
Monarch Comics, publishers of WITCH HUNTER continue their tradition of exhibiting at the NYCC with a booth at 2018. WITCH HUNTER creator Vincent Ferrante will be present to meet readers and will be giving out free WITCH HUNTER comics while supplies last as well as posters, magic items, and surprise gifts!
Action Lab Entertainment’s spacious booth – the biggest yet for the rising publishing – is located in the main hall at 3044. This year Action Lab is premiering several exclusive edition comics premiering several exclusive edition comics at New York Comic Con including:
- (Limited to 100 copies)
- HERO CATS OF STELLAR CITY #2 NYCC EXCLUSIVE SKETCH COVER (Limited to 100 copies)
- STRAY SKETCH COVER EXCLUSIVE (Limited to 100 copies)
- HOLY F*CK COVER EXCLUSIVE (Limited to 100 copies)
- ZOMBIE TRAMP #1 JAMAL IGLE COVER EXCLUSIVE (Limited to 100 copies)
ZOMBIE TRAMP #2 DAN MENDOZA COVER EXCLUSIVE (Limited to 100 copies)
ZOMBIE TRAMP #3 DAN MENDOZA COVER EXCLUSIVE (Limited to 100 copies)
Grand Design Communications handles foreign publishing rights for Action Lab Entertainment, Monarch Comics, ONE HIT WONDER and KATUSHA.