Evil Ink Comics Returns to Comic-Con

It's not a Comic-Con without zombies. Zombies are all the rage these days so why not feature them at the biggest pop culture event of the year. Claudio Sanchez and Evil Ink Comics are doing their part to bring zombies to the big show with their new series Key of Z.

Key of Z will be published by BOOM! Studios and features the writing of Sanchez and wife Chondra Echert and illustrations by Aaron Kuder (covers by Nathan Fox and Tony Moore). An exclusive Nathan Fox limited-edition Key of Z lithograph will be available at the Evil Inks Comics booth (#1031) in the amount of 250, signed and numbered.

Sanchez and Echert will be on hand to do signings at the EIC booth (1031) at 3 PM on Thursday, 4 PM on Friday and Saturday, and 1 PM on Sunday.

Full press release after the jump.

Claudio Sanchez' Evil Ink Comics Returns to SDCC – Booth #1031

KEY OF Z! A New Zombie Story Announced for Fall from BOOM! Studios! And a BIG Contest!
The Amory Wars Video Game - Sneak Peak!
SDCC Exclusive Nathan Fox Limited-Edition Litho!

July 14, 2010 - Los Angeles, CA - Claudio Sanchez, founder of Evil Ink Comics (EIC), creator of THE AMORY WARS and KILL AUDIO, as well as frontman for the epic rock band, COHEED AND CAMBRIA, returns for his eighth consecutive year at San Diego Comic Con with a new series, exclusive merch items and an early look at his forthcoming Amory Wars video game.

KEY OF Z, a brand new mini-series co-written by Sanchez and wife Chondra Echert, follows Ewing-- a once proud father and finder of a special gift-- across a post-zombie-apocalyptic New York City as he seeks revenge on the two warring gangs who murdered his family. Coming from BOOM! Studios this October, with interior art from The Amory Wars' Aaron Kuder, cover Art by Nathan Fox and a variant by The WALKING DEAD's Tony Moore. Key Of Z promises to be a visually stunning dramatic tale!

In celebration of this, Evil Ink will be holding a contest where YOU can be an extra in Key Of Z! That's right, winners' faces will be drawn into the comic and their names mentioned somewhere inside. Be a part of Key of Z history forever, look for the QR code at the booth!

SDCC Exclusive! Nathan Fox limited-edition Key OF Z lithograph will be available at the EIC booth (#1031), 250 signed and numbered!

Later this year, EIC will journey into new territory when the ultra-popular The Amory Wars springs into life as a video game for iPad and iPhone. Designed by Man Vs. Games, a display version will be available for viewing at the booth. The game will be available late this year!

The Amory Wars: In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 (EIC/BOOM! Studios) just wrapped up its 12-issue maxi with a dynamic final battle-royale! Trade #3 will be collected just in time to be available at SDCC!

Sanchez and Echert will be on hand to do signings at the EIC booth (1031) at 3pm on Thursday, 4pm on Friday and Saturday, and 1pm on Sunday.

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About Evil Ink Comics
Evil Ink Comics is the independent publishing company of Claudio Sanchez, the lead singer of progressive rock band Coheed and Cambria, and also the creator and author of Evil Ink’s current projects, KILL AUDIO & THE AMORY WARS.

About BOOM! Studios
Award-winning “Best Publisher” BOOM! Studios (www.boom-studios.com) generates a constellation of bestselling comic books and graphic novels with the industry’s top talent, including Mark Waid's series IRREDEEMABLE, Stan Lee’s SOLDIER ZERO, THE TRAVELER, and STARBORN (the first new series in print from the industry icon in 20 years), new HELLRAISER comics written by Clive Barker as well as 20th Century Fox’s PLANET OF THE APES, 28 DAYS LATER, and DIE HARD, Philip K. Dick’s DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, and The Henson Company’s FARSCAPE. BOOM!’s recently rebranded all-ages imprint, KABOOM! will see publication of PEANUTS, SPACE WARPED, Roger Langridge’s SNARKED!, Scholastic’s WORDGIRL, as well as continuing to publish fan-favorite Disney Afternoon series DARKWING DUCK, CHIP ‘N’ DALE RESCUE RANGERS, DUCKTALES along with Disney standards MICKEY MOUSE, DONALD DUCK, UNCLE SCROOGE, and WALT DISNEY’S COMICS AND STORIES.