Official Press Release
TAMPA, FL., - The Spectrum jury has selected two piecessubmitted by CrossGen Comics for inclusion in Spectrum 9: The Best inContemporary Fantastic Art being published in October 2002 by UnderwoodBooks. Spectrum is the internationally distributed, annual collection of thebest in science fiction, fantasy, and comic illustration selected from bookcovers, comics, art galleries, and more. The chosen pieces are the cover ofMeridian #14 by Steven McNiven, Tom Simmons, and Morry Hollowell, andSojourn #4, page 14 by Greg Land, Drew Geraci, and Caesar Rodriguez.
A panel of judges consisting of Rick Berry, Tim Bruckner, Terese Nielsen,Phil Hale, David DeVries, and Bob Haas reviewed the submitted CrossGenpieces. A letter was then sent to CrossGen Art Director Bart Sears with thenews.
"We're honored to be included in this prestigious book," said Sears. "We'revery proud of all the work the teams are doing here at CrossGen and it'snice to see that such a prominent outside source has confirmed it for us.Having our art placed alongside the quality talent that Spectrum annuallyfeatures is a great pat on the back for a job well done."