Official Press Release
LIBERTY COMICS #2, the newest edition of Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s star studded benefit anthology, will make its exclusive debut at this year’s Baltimore Comic Con! Get your copy of the comic, including the ultra-rare Jim Lee variant from the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund at booth 1912!
“We’re very proud to partner up with the Baltimore Comic Con for LIBERTY COMICS #2’s debut,” Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Executive Director Charles Brownstein said. “Given the convention’s ten year dedication to supporting the comic book arts its a great venue to debut a book with this roster of talent including convention attendees Jason Aaron, Mike Allred, Stuart Immonen and Brian Wood.”
In LIBERTY COMICS #2, JIM LEE and NEIL GAIMAN lead off an all-star ensemble of industry greats including a Painkiller Jane story by JIMMY PALMIOTTI and JIM RUGG; a new Mr. Gum adventure from MIKE ALLRED, DAVE JOHNSON and JAMIE S. RICH; The Apocalypstix by RAY FAWKES and CAMERON STEWART, a return to Channel Zero by BRIAN WOOD; a preview of Choker by BEN MCCOOL and BEN TEMPLESMITH; and a special Martha Washington piece by DAVE GIBBONS, alongside exclusive material by PAUL POPE; KATHRYN & STUART IMMONEN; CHYNNA CLUGSTON; PAUL GRIST; and JASON AARON & MORITAT. LIBERTY COMICS already features two covers, one by Batman: The Long Halloween’s TIM SALE and a new Kick Ass image by creator JOHN ROMITA JR.
In addition to debuting LIBERTY COMICS, the CBLDF will be offering hundreds of great premiums, including signed comics and graphic novels for donations of $10 or less. There’s never been a better time to show your support for free speech than this weekend’s Baltimore Comicon!
LIBERTY COMICS #2 (AUG090303), a 48-page full color comic book for $4.99, can be found this weekend at Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s booth, #1912, and will be in stores October 14th, 2009.
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