AfterShock Comics Announces its 2019 New York Comic Con Lineup Including Top Creator Signings, an Up-Close-and-Personal Q&A with Creator Cullen Bunn, Exclusive Variants of Top Titles and More
Los Angeles, CA (September 26, 2019)—AfterShock Comics – publisher of many of the most talked-about independent titles of the past few years, including ANIMOSITY, A WALK THROUGH HELL, DARK ARK, BABYTEETH, and DARK RED – returns to New
York Comic Con (NYCC), October 3-6, for four full days of fan engagement activities and exclusive, never-before-seen content for comic enthusiasts.
Located at Booth #2242 at the Javits Center, AfterShock Comics team members in attendance will include Editor-in-Chief Mike Marts; Publisher/Chief Creative Officer Joe Pruett; President Lee Kramer; Managing Editor Christina Harrington; SVP Sales & Marketing Steve Rotterdam; Senior Retailer Relations Manager RuthAnn Thompson; Senior Retail Sales Development Manager Marc Hammond and some of the most exciting creative stars in the comics industry.
AfterShock’s stellar signing schedule at our booth will include Steve Orlando (DEAD KINGS) on Sunday from 1p-2p. Other confirmed creators include Stephanie Phillips (DESCENDENT), Juan Doe (AMERICAN MONSTER, BAD RECEPTION), Frank Tieri (PESTILENCE), Leila Leiz, and Adam Glass (ROUGH RIDERS, LOLLIPOP KIDS, THE NORMALS, MARY SHELLEY: MONSTER HUNTER).
Fans are encouraged to check the AfterShock Comics website for details on signings and other creator appearances.
Exclusive variants created specifically for NYCC and only available at Booth
#2242 include DARK ARK: AFTER THE FLOOD #1 with cover by Nat Jones and lenticular cover by Mike Rooth; original graphic novel HORDE with cover by Leila Leiz and A WALK THROUGH HELL, VOLUME 2 with cover by Andy Clarke.
“Once again, AfterShock Comics will be heading west only two blocks from our New York offices to be part of all the action at this year’s New York Comic Con,” said Mike Marts. “We’ve had a big year with some major announcements and we’ll be riding that momentum into NYCC with lots of action and opportunities in store for pop culture enthusiasts over the three days. The whole team will be on hand and can’t wait to connect with friends and fans.”
On Saturday, October 5, from 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm in Room 1C03, AfterShock Comics presents One-on-One with Cullen Bunn as we delve into the career and process of one of the most prolific writers in comics. In a conversation hosted by AfterShock Publisher Joe Pruett (B.E.K, Negative Burn), attendees will get firsthand insight into how Cullen creates some of AfterShock’s most popular series and graphic novels such as DARK ARK, UNHOLY GRAIL, WITCH HAMMER, KNIGHTS
TEMPORAL, BROTHERS DRACUL, and the just-launched DARK ARK: AFTER THE FLOOD. The discussion will also cover series he is well known for at other publishers – from his creator-owned titles like Cold Spots, Manor Black and Sixth Gun to his Marvel work on Deadpool, Venom and more. Get to hear incredible stories from one of the industry’s most sought-after storytellers.
Fans will also have a rare opportunity to take home a limited edition, one-of-a-kind AfterShock Mystery Box, a value of close to $200, for only $75.
Contents may include graded comics, signed comics, rare variants, complete series runs, and surprise items every comic enthusiast will enjoy.