Jill Thompson to Appear at Sandman Convention

Official Press Release

We are delighted to announce that Jill Thompson will be a guest at Fiddler's Green, A Sandman Convention. Jill will be joining Neil Gaiman, Karen Berger, Todd Klein, Caitlin R. Kiernan and Charles Vess at this convention to benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.

Jill Thompson is one of the most highly regarded artists currently working in the comics industry, acclaimed for her work on such comic titles as WONDER WOMAN, SWAMP THING, BLACK ORCHID, and SANDMAN. Her "Little Endless" characterizations are particularly beloved by SANDMAN fans. She co-created and illustrated the dark satire FINALS, and wrote and illustrated the manga-style book AT DEATH'S DOOR, featuring Death from SANDMAN. Her first children's book, THE SCARY GODMOTHER, has become a multiple book and comic series and was adapted as a television show, "Scary Godmother Halloween Spooktacular," which aired in Canada last year. Jill is the recipient of multiple Eisner and Squiddie awards.

Contact: Randi Mason, Mimi Ko press@fiddlersgreencon.org

Fiddler's Green, A Sandman Convention, will take place at The Millennium Hotel, Minneapolis, MN from November 12 through November 14 2004. All of the proceeds from the convention will be donated to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.

More information about Fiddler's Green is available from its Web site or by writing to info@fiddlersgreencon.org.

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Sandman created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg. Sandman and all related characters are trademarks of and copyright DC Comics.

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