News Release: It's Valentine's Day, and Kids Love Comics... Cards!
All-Ages Comics Creators launch national tour at NYC Comic-Con!
Kids Love Comics, a collection of all-ages creators and publishers
promoting literacy through graphic novels, is gearing up for next
week's New York Comic-Con, the first stop in a year of spreading the
word on the power and magic of the comic art form.
And just in time for Valentine's Day, many of the creators' sites house
hidden Kids Love Comics collectors cards, which can be traded in for a
signed and limited print at the New York Comic-Con.
Appearing at Booth 939 (KLC/Sky-Dog Booth) at NYCC will be:
• Jimmy Gownley, award-winning creator of Amelia Rules, offering up his
newly reprinted color Amelia Graphic novels, featuring the super cool
kid with an attitude, Amelia McNBride. (www.ameliarules.com )
• Mark McKenna, an artistic inking force in the world of comics, will
be unveiling his first all-ages character, Banana Tail, about a monkey
who loves bananas so much, he starts to turn into one! Mark will have
FREE Banana Tail coloring books for the first 50 attendees. (www.amelia
• John Gallagher, creator of Buzzboy, the "World's Coolest Super
Sidekick!" Gallagher will be handing out FREE Frank CHO Buzzboy poster,
depicting the cover to the upcoming Buzzboy: Sidekicks Rule! #3
( www.skydogcomics.Com )
• Jane Fisher, writer/creator of WJHC, the tale of a teen-run radio
station and the fun hi-jinks that ensue. A native Long Islander, Fisher
will be offering up both WJHC graphic novels at the show.
( www.WJHC.Com )
• Rich Faber, another mainstream comics inker (and NYCer) joins the
all-ages creators with the Roboy Red sketchbook, featuring a behind the
scenes look at the upcomiming Roboy GN. ( www.RoboyRed.Com )
Each of these creators websites (as well as the www.kidslovecomics.com
site) feature printable KLC character cards-- anyone collecting and
handing in at least four of the cards will receive a limited edition,
signable print featuring all 6 KLC cards. All creators will be on hand
to sign comics show off sneak peeks, and meet the ever growing all-ages
fans, including parents, librarians, and educators! See you there!
Posted by Scott Tingley, Feb 13, 2007