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Group of Spain’s Finest Artists Make Rare Visit Jim Hanley’ Universe

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Group of Spain’s Finest Artists Make Rare Visit Jim Hanley’ Universe

Official Press Release

(New York, NY) JIM HANLEY’S UNIVERSE welcomes five of
comicdom’s best artists to their Manhattan store in a rare in-store
appearance on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2006 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. In
BACHS, JOHN LUCAS and BIT. The artists will be in town for the first
ever NY Comic Con (Feb 24-26), but before they appear there, they will
be at JHU. This promises to be a great event as a few of the artists
will see how their new projects are anounced that same day, projects
they will talk about themselves at JHU for the very first time
anywhere! And not only that, each one of those artists will be bringing
an exclusive, never to be seen again, limited edition print related to
their new books, that they will give for free (limited to one per fan)
to the fans that come to the signing to with them copies of their work
to sign!

– JESUS SAIZ is the artist of one of 2005’s biggest hit mini series…The
OMAC Project. Jesus teamed with writer Greg Rucka on the mini series
that set up many of the events in DC’s hit event, INFINITE CRISIS. He
is working right now with Rucka on the OMAC Project Special, a big book
that will be published in march. Jesus will be the artist on the new
series that spins out of INFINITE CRISIS, CHECKMATE.

= AL BARRIONUEVO has been the ongoing artist on the Batman family book,
GOTHAM KNIGHTS, until the end. Al will be announcing his new “secret”
project at the signing.

– DANIEL ACUÑA is fast becoming one of the best cover artists in the
business. His artwork has adorned OUTSIDERS and JLA and will be seen
However, he will be announcing a new project at JHU… one that will
see Daniel do interior art!

– RAMON BACHS is also a Batman family artist, having left his stamp on
no less than DETECTIVE COMICS. He has since moved to Marvel, recently
finished his work on the miniseries GENERATION M, and the only way
you’ll be able to find out what he’s doing after that is to come and
meet him at Hanley’s!

– JOHN LUCAS, though not from Spain, is an amazing inker from Texas
(now living in New York City). John inks Ramon on GENERATION M, but
has also done pencils in FOREVER MAELSTROM and PROJECT: SUPERIOR! This
is John’s second appearance at Hanley’s.

– Finally, inker BIT will be in attendance. While he has a short
nickname, he has a lot of experience, inking GOTHAM KNIGHTS, DETECTIVE
COMICS, MAJESTIC and soon to be on NIGHTWING during DC’s One Year
Later. He’s also inking AL BARRIONUEVO on his new top secret project.

About Jim Hanley’s Universe:

Jim Hanley’s Universe has been New York’s premier comic book retailer
for over 20 years. With locations in Manhattan and Staten Island, we
have catered to the needs of comic fans in the Tri-State Area and the
world over. We pride our self on being the place, “Where Art and
Literature Meet,” carrying a varied assortment of old comics, new
comics, independently published comics and graphic novels, art books,
and books covering all aspects of popular culture as well as other
comic book related merchandise. For more information, call
212-268-7088 or 718-351-6299 or on the internet, visit

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