Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Baltimore Comic-Con Kicks Off with Reception

Mark Morales cover

Baltimore Comic-Con happens to be coming up soon. It's a great show and is even getting greater, in that the show is being preceded by the inaugural All-Star Baltimore Comic-Con Reception on Friday, September 6, at 8:00 PM. And boy does it plan to be a fairly big event. Previously announced guests for the night include Mark Buckingham, Mike Carey, Paul Jenkins, Barry Kitson, George Perez, Stan Sakai, Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson, Mark Waid and Bill Willingham.

Just added to the event though are Jim Cheung, Mark Morales and Matt Sturges. The exclusive event will be held at a 4-star hotel adjacent to the convention center, high atop the city of Baltimore with a wonderful view of Inner Harbor. Fans can kick off the show in style at this private, limited event, which is only open to ticket holders. This special engagement will include a panel discussion and catered light snacks and desserts. A cash bar will be available. The All-Star Reception Packages are priced at $195.00 and does not include admission to the show, which is available separately.

Full press release below.
Kickoff the BCC with All-Star Reception!
Cheung, Morales, Sturges Join the Party! 


BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - September 2, 2013 - The inaugural All-Star Baltimore Comic-Con Reception will take place on Friday, September 6, 2013 at 8:00 pm, and we're hosting an an all-star lineup of special comics guests!  Join us for this intimate evening, which is unlike anything else the rest of the weekend has to offer! On Saturday and Sunday, thousands of comic book fans will be meeting these creators in the hall.  Ticket holders to THIS event will be able to enjoy the company of these creators in a cocktail party setting.
Our previously announced guests for the night include Mark Buckingham, Mike Carey, Paul Jenkins, Barry Kitson, George Perez, Stan Sakai, Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson, Mark Waid,and Bill Willingham. Join us and our special guests as they welcome youto the 2013 Baltimore Comic-Con.


We are pleased to add superstar artist Jim Cheung and award-winning inker Mark Morales to our line-up of special guests for the evening! Jim has recently completed covers for Avengers vs. X-Men and Spider-Menfrom Marvel Comics, and Mark is currently inking Jim  on the hot summer/fall Marvel event, Infinity, is nominated for Best Inker for Avengers vs. X-Men from Marvel Comics at this year's Harvey Awards, and has won multiple past Harvey Awards for inking Marvel Comics' Thor.

Matt Sturges, who made waves writing on both Fables and Jack of Fables, joins the all-star line-up as well. The Eisner Award-nominated Sturges, who became exclusive to DC Comics, has written Blue Beetle, Final Crisis Aftermath:  Run!, and Justice Society of America.

The exclusive event will be held at a 4-star hotel adjacent to the convention center, high atop the city of Baltimore with a wonderful view of Inner Harbor.

  
Tickets are now available at baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets/.

Kick-off the Baltimore Comic-Con in style at this private, limited event, which is only open to ticket holders. This special engagement will include a panel discussion and catered light snacks and desserts. A cash bar will be available.
  
The All-Star Baltimore Comic-Con Reception will include:
  • A private panel discussion and opportunity to mingle afterward
  • Finger foods, appetizers, and desserts
  • 1 Stan Lee autographed item!
  • A copy of the Collectible Hardcover Baltimore Comic-Con 2013 Yearbook
  
The All-Star Reception Packages are priced at $195.00 and does not include admission to the show, which is available separately.
  
Tickets for the Baltimore Comic-Con can be purchased online by visiting baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets/. 



The latest developments about the Baltimore Comic-Con can always be found on our websiteTwitter, andFacebook pages.
  
Contact Information
Please use the following e-mail addresses to contact the Baltimore Comic-Con:
press@baltimorecomiccon.com - for any general press inquiries or to be added to our PR distribution
promoter@baltimorecomiccon.com - for requesting exhibitor, publisher, and Artist Alley applications
registrar@baltimorecomiccon.com - for inquiries about submitted registrations
harveys@baltimorecomiccon.com - for the Harvey Awards ceremony and banquet
general@baltimorecomiccon.com - for general Baltimore Comic-Con inquiries
  

About The Baltimore Comic-Con
The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 14th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. For more information, please visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com.

About The Harvey Awards
The Harvey Awards are one of the comic book industry's oldest and most respected awards. With a history of over 25 years, the last 7 in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harveys recognize outstanding achievements in over 20 categories. They are the only industry awards nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. For more information, please visit www.harveyawards.org

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