Winners Sienkiewicz, Maguire, Aureliani, Klein, Among 250+ Top Creators @ Philadelphia Comic Con!
Thirteen Will Eisner Comics Industry Awards winners or nominees are among the more than 200 comic creators already scheduled to attend Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, part of North America's largest pop-culture tour, June 17-19 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
The winners include Franco Aureliani ("Billy Batson And The Magic Of Shazam!," "Tiny Titans"); Todd Klein ("Green Lantern," "New Talent Showcase"); Kevin Maguire (Justice League, Batman Confidential, and Bill Sienkiewicz (Elektra).
Eisner nominees scheduled to attend are Farel Dalrymple ("Papercutter," "Pop Gun War"); Edgar Delgado ("Spider-Man," "Ultimate Thor); Jimmy Gownley ("Amelia Rules!," "Reading With Pictures"); Brad Guigar ("Evil Inc," "Phables"); Humberto Ramos ("Amazing Spider-Man," "The Spectacular Spider-Man"); Carlos Pacheco ("X-Men," "Green Lantern"); J.G. Jones ("Final Crisis," "Wanted"); Ethan Van Sciver ("Green Lantern," "Superman/Batman"); and J. David Spurlock ("Art of Roy Krenkel," "Life & Death of Wally Wood").
The creators will be on hand to meet fans, sign autographs and sketch. Many Greater Philadelphia-based artists will be in attendance as well.
The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards are considered the Oscars of the comic book industry. Established in 1987, they are named for renowned cartoonist Will Eisner (creator of The Spirit and several award-winning graphic novels).
Other superstar artists scheduled to attend include Doug Braithwaite ("Heroes for Hire," "Chaos War: X-Men"); Jim Cheung ("Avengers," "Uncanny X-Men"); Arthur Suydam ("Marvel Zombies," "Army of Darkness"); Minck Oosterveer ("Zombie Tales," "The Unknown"); Greg Horn ("Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark," "Hero For Hire"); Phil Jimenez ("Amazing Spider-Man," "Astonishing X-Men); Mike Grell ("Green Arrow," "Green Lantern"); Tom Raney ("Avengers Academy," "Incredible Hulks"); and Shane Davis ("Bruce Wayne - The Road Home," "Green Lantern").
Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, now in its 11th year, will bring together thousands of fans of all ages and dozens of celebrities and industry professionals to celebrate the best in pop culture, movies, comics, toys, video gaming, television, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Among the most popular celebrities scheduled to attend are Bruce Campbell, Adam Baldwin, Bill Goldberg, Pam Grier, Vivica A. Fox, Julie Benz and Billy Dee Williams.
Join tens of thousands of fans as they converge on the Pennsylvania Convention Center at Philadelphia Comic Con Wizard World Convention to celebrate the best in pop culture. Philadelphia Comic Con brings it all - Movies, Comics, Toys, Video Gaming, Games, TV, Horror, Wrestling, MMA, Original Art, Collectibles, Anime, Manga & More! Philadelphia Comic Con is brought to you by the group who produces the most widely attended Comic Con tour!
For more Philadelphia Comic Con guest and programming updates, become a fan of PHILADELPHIA COMIC CON
Follow us on Twitter by CLICKING HERE!
Save up to 15 percent off the price of tickets by ordering your tickets in advance. Tickets are more at the door. GET PHILADELPHIA COMIC CON TICKETS NOW!GET PHILADELPHIA COMIC CON VIP TICKETS NOW!