Official Press Release
F.A.C.T.S is proud to announce its first guests. It could be called the case of “Monkey Boy versus Watchmen” since we introduce both Frank Cho (Shanna, Liberty Meadows, Ultimates) and Dave Gibbons (Watchmen, Martha Washington) to our 20th anniversary show in Gent, Belgium.
Multiple award-winning creator Frank Cho is a comic book superstar, famous for his detailed drawings in his own signature series Liberty Meadows and Jungle Girl, as well as his Marvel projects Shanna, Mighty Avengers, Hulk, Ultimate Comics New Ultimates.
Multiple award-winning creator Dave Gibbons is the person who visualized Alan Moore’s words via Watchmen, before it was transformed into a movie last year. Other credits to his amazing body of work are also Dr. Who, The Rann/Thanagar War for DC Comics and the story of Martha Washington, serialized and published by Dark Horse.
“We have been trying to get Frank to our show since 2006 and finally the planets have aligned”, said Emmanuel van Melkebeke, F.A.C.T.S. Convention Director, with a sigh of relief. “Dave has been on our list for years as well and we are very proud to have his name on our poster! There are no words to describe the satisfaction all the volunteers of the show felt when Frank and Dave sent out their official word. It truly marks our 20th anniversary to have these people say YES to our show and realise that they are willing to travel all the way to Belgium!”
F.A.C.T.S Comicon is the signature pop culture event of the Benelux, presenting guests and programming to cater for the top segments of the comics, anime, sci-fi, film, TV, and gaming industries.
Entering its 20th anniversary year, F.A.C.T.S. is expected to draw over 14,000+ attendees to its October 23-24, 2010 convention held at the Gent Flanders Expo Convention Center located in Gent, Belgium.
The show will sport 12,000 square metres and will host dealers of toys, comics, movie merchandise, fantasy merchandise, manga and will see 400+ cosplayers and an entire fanvillage, as well as loads of surprises, brighten up the already amazing venue!
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