|Nov. 23rd, 2007 08:51 pm FLORIDA SUPERCON PRESENTS SOUTH FLORIDA'S COMIC BOOK CONVENTION|
Florida Comic-Con is happy to announce the addition three new guests for the Dec. 8-9, 2007 show in Deerfield Beach, FL. David Lloyd, Christian Beranek and Rob Granito are the latest additions to the growing line up.Leave a comment
David Lloyd is best known as the co-creator of "V For Vendetta" with Alan Moore, which began as a comic book and was adapted into a movie in 2006. Most recently Mr. Llyod created the graphic novel "Kickback", published in the U.S. thru Dark Horse Comics. His artwork has also graced the pages of Hellblazer, Doctor Who, The Horrorist, Time Bandits, Global Frequency and Madrox.
Christian Beranek is the co-creator of the graphic novel Dracula vs. King Arthur and is working on the screenplay for the feature film. He also wrote the origin of John Doe for the New Line Cinema / Zenescope series, Se7en. In addition to these credits, Beranek formed and ran his own publishing company, Silent Devil for 10 strong years. He has worked as a consultant for Top Cow and Zenescope. He also helped develop brand integrated strategies for such companies as Harley-Davidson, AOL, Mazda and Universal Music. Beranek resides in Los Angeles, CA and is never late for dinner.
Rob Granito is an artist, illustrator and all around art geek. He has worked for over a dozen years in the fields of sci-fi and fantasy. He has been known to work for companies such as Warner Brothers, DC comics, Disney, MTV and VH1 where he worked of a variety of medium ranging from cartoons and comic books to novel covers as well as creating sculptures and murals. Rob has recently completed working on the interior illustrations for The Dragon and the Detective and Fools Night and is currently doing work on the the SCARED! television series' boardgame.
These new guests join a line up that already includes:
* Peter "Chewbacca" Mayhew: Star of Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Revenge of the Sith.
* Gene Ha: Superstar Comic Book Artist. Justice League of America, Top 10, The Authority, Batman, X-Men and Teen Titans.
* Don Kramer: Superstar Comic Book Artist. Detective Comics, Batman, Countdown, The Thing, JSA, Dr. Fate and Aquaman.
* Fat Momma: Star of Stan Lee’s “WHO WANT’S TO BE A SUPERHERO”.
* Allen Bellman: Golden Age Comic Book Legend. Captain America, The Patriot, The Human Torch, Sub-Mariner, Let’s Play Detective, Marvel Comic and more!
* Al Baruch: Legendary Disney Animator. Concept artist for Peter Pan and Lady and the Tramp.
* Terry Cronin and Pat Martin: Creators of independent comic sensation Students of the Unusual.
* Plus Artists and Writers: Greg Kirkpatrick, George Moss, Matt Reynolds, Glenda Finkelstein and Manny Aguilera.
For more information, go to www.floridacomic-con.com
The convention hours of operation are:
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Location: The Howard Johnson Resort and Conference Center
2096 N.E. 2nd Street
Deerfield Beach, FL. 33441
Florida Comic-Con Tickets are currently available online at $10 for a weekend pass. Tickets at the door will be $12 for a weekend pass and $8 for a one day pass. All attetndees that pre-register for Anime Supercon (www.animesupercon.com) will receive a FREE weekend pass to Florida Comic-Con. As well, all attendees for Anime Supercon that register at the door will receive a ticket for 1/2 off a weekend pass to Florida Comic-Con.http://www.floridacomiccon.com/
FLORIDA COMIC-CON is sponsored by Students of the Unusual (www.studentsoftheunusual.com) and Tate's Comics.