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CrossGen's plans for Wizard World East

Official Press Release

A league of extraordinary comics creators are bidding farewell to the warmFlorida sun for a weekend...but it'll all be worth it when we see all of thecool fans at Wizard World: East! Yes, the CrossGen crew is invading thePhiladelphia Convention Center from Friday, May 30th through Sunday, June1st!

Here's who will be waiting to sign your comics and draw you sketches -- forfree -- at the colossal CrossGen booth:

Scott Beatty (writer: Ruse)

Tony Bedard (writer: Negation, Mystic and Route 666)

Sergio Cariello (penciler: Crux)

Jim Cheung (penciler: Scion)

Scott Ciencin (writer: DemonWars)

Ernie Colon (inker: The Crossovers)

Chuck Dixon (writer: Sigil, Crux, Way of the Rat and El Cazador)

Steve Epting (penciler: Crux and El Cazador)

Fabrizio Fiorentino (guest penciler: Lady Death)

Butch Guice (penciler: Ruse)

Jeff Johnson (penciler: Way of the Rat)

Barbara Kesel (writer: Meridian, The First and Solus)

Greg Land (penciler: Sojourn)

Aaron Lopresti (penciler: Mystic)

Ron Marz (writer: Sojourn, The Path and Scion)

Mark McNabb (colorist: The Crossovers)

Steve McNiven (penciler: Meridian)

Karl Moline (penciler: Route 666)

Paul Pelletier (penciler: Negation)

Brandon Peterson (illustrator: Chimera)

Brian Pulido (writer: Lady Death)

Robert Rodi (writer: The Crossovers)

Bart Sears (vp art director)

Andy Smith (penciler: The First)

Matt Smith (penciler: The Path)

Joe Staton (penciler: The Crossovers)

In addition, CrossGen will be participating in the following power-packedpanels:

FRIDAY, MAY 30TH

1:00 - 2:00: The CrossGen Writers!

What's next for Arwyn, Simon Archard, and the rest of your favorite CrossGencharacters? Find out-straight from Ron Marz, Barbara Kesel, Tony Bedard &Chuck Dixon! (Room 105)

2:30 - 3:30 Wizard School -- Tony Bedard: Taking Notes In A Group Comic books are truly a collaborative effort between writer and artists...sohow does each creator impact the finished product? Find out from TonyBedard, writer of Route 666, Mystic and Negation! (Room 107)

SATURDAY, MAY 31ST

11:00 - 12:00: 1-On-1 With Mark Alessi!

What does CrossGen have planned for 2003? Find out as we show you thefuture...then open the floor to your questions for the founder of CrossGen!Wait'll you see what Mark has up his sleeve now! (Room 105)

2:00 - 3:00: Wizard School -- Scott Beatty: Period Writing!Setting your adventures during a specific time period isn't easy...so learnthe tricks of the trade from Scott Beatty, writer of CrossGen's Victorianmystery series Ruse! (Room 107)

3:30 - 4:30: Wizard School

Brian Pulido: The Pros & Cons Of Your Own Business!Thinking about starting up your own comic book or toy company? Then you oweit to yourself to learn from Brian Pulido, the man behind Lady Death! (Room107)

SUNDAY, JUNE 1ST

11:00 - 12:00: Wizard School

Chuck Dixon: Beyond Formula - Beyond Comic Clichés & Genre Fixtures!Sick of the same old settings, speeches and situations? So is writer ChuckDixon...and now he'll tell you how to avoid the ordinary! Be there as themaster of amazing action scenes lays out the 411! (Room 107)

2:00 - 3:00: Code 6!

Lady Death! The Crossovers! DemonWars! Be there to hear the latest aboutCrossGen's action-packed imprint from editors Ian Feller & Ron Marz, andcreators Rob Rodi, Scott Ciencin, Joe Staton, Ernie Colon, and Brian Pulido!(Room 105)

See you at the big booth!

Your Friend @ CrossGen,

Bill Rosemann

Director of Marketing & Communications

CrossGen Entertainment

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