Official Press Release
Come meet BOOM! Studios writer J. Barton Mitchell and artist Dean Kotz, of the horror/detective thriller POE, as they appear at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum for a one-day-only signing!
“We’re very pleased to host writer J. Barton Mitchell and artist Dean Kotz, creators of Boom! Studios’ exciting mini-series POE, one of the most insightful and interesting takes we’ve ever seen on one of Baltimore’s most famous residents. With Halloween fast approaching and with our city’s year-long celebration of POE, it’s the perfect time for our friends and patrons to come meet this talented team,” said Melissa Bowersox, Executive Vice-President of GEM.
Many know Edgar Allen Poe as not only the father of modern horror, but also the creator of the detective genre. But did you know he was a detective himself? Enter the world of POE and follow the famous author of darkness as he tracks a supernatural killer ravaging the streets of Baltimore!
Geppie’s Entertainment Museum
301 W. Camden Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Saturday, October 17th, 2009 from 12pm – 4pm
Studios BOOM! Studios (www.boom-studios.com) is a unique publishing house specializing in high-profile projects across a wide variety of different genres from some of the industry’s biggest talents, including Philip K. Dick’s DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, The Henson Company’s FARSCAPE, and the original Mark Waid series IRREDEEMABLE. BOOM! recently launched its youth imprint, BOOM Kids!, with Pixar’s THE INCREDIBLES, CARS, and TOY STORY, as well as Disney’s THE MUPPETS. This year, BOOM! Studios celebrates its fourth anniversary.
About Geppi’s Entertainment Museum
Located in Baltimore’s historic Camden Yards sports complex, immediately next door to Oriole Park and just across the street from the Baltimore Convention Center, Geppi’s Entertainment Museum (GEM) celebrates the history of popular culture in America with a walk-through timeline that spans the nation’s entire history, including the unique role played by the comic book. For information including museum hours, special exhibits, and more, visit www.geppismuseum.com.