Official Press Release
June 22, 2006 – Fans attending this years Hero Con can visit the Zoom Suit booth to meet the star of the Zoom Suit series – Zoom! Team Zoom is proud to announce their costumed hero will be on hand at Hero Con to meet fans, sign autographs and pose for pictures. Free posters and ash can comics will be given to all fans 12 and under (or 12 and under at heart). The convention is being held at the Charlotte Convention Center Jun3 30th to July 2nd.
To commemorate the appearance, fans can purchase a limited edition Zoom Suit Comic book. The glow in the dark special edition features Myles on the cover in the light and Myles. Zoom Suit creators John Taddeo and Billy Dallas Patton will also be on hand to meet fans and sign autographs. Fans can check out the special edition comic and experience the glow effect at : http://www.superverse.com/ZoomSuit/Issue2SuspendedAnimationEdition.htm
In the Zoom Suit comic book, Myles Mason mistakes the alien suit as the answer to his prayers when it falls from the sky, but in real life the Zoom Suit was created by the team behind the popular HALO armor – Nightmare Armor Studios.
“It’s exciting and very original”, Said Sid Garrand of Nightmare Armor Studios. “We manufactured the best armored suit possible. With chrome plated parts, candy apple green and blue painted parts and green LEDs to match the alien glow featured in the comic and animation. It’s an amazing piece that we’re very proud of.
The 12 year old hero stands just 5 feet high, but will be a major presence at the Zoom Suit booth and on the floor at Hero Con beginning on Friday, June 30th 2006.
“Visit us and get a photo with Zoom”, said Zoom Suit creator John Taddeo. “Although, this thing weighs like 50 pounds, so get here before Myles passes out from exhaustion.”
Actual photos of the Zoom Suit can be seen at http://www.superverse.com/OnTheNews/ZOOM_SUIT_011.html
Zoom pictured with Master Sculptor Sid Garrand
About Zoom Suit:
Zoom Suit has appeared in over 80 festivals since the world premiere at the Palm Beach International Film Festival on April 18, 2005 where it won “Best Animation” from the Palm Beach Film Society. Since then Zoom Suit has been featured in film festivals across the country including New York City, Boston, Chicago, San Diego, Texas, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Michigan, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Zoom Suit has been viewed by over 1,00,000 fans of comics and animation.
The Zoom Suit the comic, written by John Taddeo with art by Billy Dallas Patton and featuring covers by Bill Tucci, Gene Colan, Jim Starlin, Bob Layton and Bart Sears, is currently on sale at comic shops. For more information or artwork, please visit the Zoom Suit web site at www.superverse.com.
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