Chicago, IL – July 10, 2006 – Fans, prepare to be rocked…Skeptics, converted…Devil's Due Publishing, Inc. (DDP) is packing its bags for Comic-Con International: San Diego (July 19 – 23). Everyone – and we mean everyone – should stop by DDP's booth (#1732) and check out the new Family Guy, Forgotten Realms, Dragonlance Chronicles, G.I. Joe: America's Elite, and the cult hit Hack/Slash comics and creators. Artist and creator signings, convention exclusives, comic character appearances and freebies will be featured at the booth.
Devil's Due has a number of events planned, including:
· Hack/Slash Panel – Saturday 2:30-3:30pm - Room 5AB Hack/Slash, the cult sensation comic book series, is coming to cinema screens courtesy of Universal Studios genre division, Rogue Pictures. Join the film's director Todd Lincoln (The Fly remake) and his writing partner Martin Schenk (Road To Hell), along with series creator Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, Loaded Bible), Devil's Due President Josh Blaylock (How to Self Publish Comics) and film producers Adrian Askarieh (Spy-Hunter) and Daniel Alter (Hitman) as they discuss what's in store for Cassie Hack's big-screen adventure.
· Artist Signings (check booth #1732 or DDP website for times).
R.A. Salvatore (Forgotten Realms), Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, Forgotten Realms, G.I. Joe: Special Missions – Tokyo), Josh Blaylock (DDP president, How to Self Publish Comics, G.I. Joe: Arashikage Showdown), Chris Lie (Eberron: Eye of the Wolf, G.I. Joe: Arashikage Showdown), Visible Light Entertainment (Night Wolf), Chris Kirby (Lost Squad), and Kinetic Studios (Killer 7) will be on hand for sketches, and as always, signatures are free at the DDP booth! Check out Devil's Due's website for updates.
· Conventions Exclusives and Giveaways.
G.I. Joe: America's Elite #13 with a cover by Valentine De Landro (G.I. Joe: Declassified), limited to only 250 copies, and Dragonlance Chronicles: Dragons of Winter Night #1 with a cover by Alex Sheikman, limited to only 250 copies, will each sell for $10 with first come availability, limited to 5 copies per person. Kinetic Studios, published through DDP, will also be offering a limited Killer 7 #4 convention exclusive issue. Additionally, get your own brand-new, limited edition Hack/Slash t-shirt, featuring Cassie Hack slashing, in red him and her sizes for $20 each. Free buttons, bookmarks, and much, much more can be nabbed up as well. Check out the exclusive covers here: http://www.devilsdue.net/promo/SDCC_Exclusives/
· Costumed Character Appearances (check booth #1732 or DDP website for times).
Come meet special comic book characters come to life at the DDP booth! Featuring Cassie Hack of Hack/Slash, G.I. Joe's the Baroness, Family Guy's Brian Griffin, and more!
DDP looks forward to seeing everyone at the San Diego Comic Con – make sure not to miss out on any of the action!
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ABOUT DEVIL'S DUE PUBLISHING
Devil's Due Publishing was formed in 1999 as both a commercial art studio and a small press comic book publisher. DDP's first breakout success was 2001's revamp of G.I. JOE, returning the long-lost 1980s characters to comics. Fans bought over 100,000 copies per month, immediately propelling G.I. JOE to the top of the charts. Today, DDP's lineup includes FORGOTTEN REALMS, DRAGONLANCE, G.I. JOE: AMERICA'S ELITE, FAMILY GUY, eigoManga, Hack/Slash, Capcom's Killer 7, and Monkey Pharmacy's Elsinore.