Official Press Release
Norwalk, CT, March 6, 2008: The New York Comic Con (NYCC) today revealed the complete roster of the comic book legends, luminaries, and rising stars who'll appear in its 2008 Artist Alley. The 2008 New York Comic Con takes place April 18-20 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City and features Guests of Honor including Mike Mignola, Grant Morrison, and T.M.Revolution.
Artist Alley is a division of NYCC's Exhibition Hall reserved for comic book and pop culture creators -- both legendary as well as emerging -- and is a unique arena that allows for creators and fans to personally interact. Highlights from New York Comic Con's Artist Alley include Mark Buckingham, C.B. Cebulski, Colleen Doran, Danny Fingeroth, Keith Giffen, Bob Layton, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Monte Moore, Rags Morales, John Romita, Jr., Jim Shooter, and Jim Valentino.
"Everything we do at New York Comic Con is about experience," Show Manager Lance Fensterman said. "While the show is only three days in April, we endeavor to create something that'll remain for a lifetime in memory, and out of everything we're planning, it's the talent and interaction in Artist Alley that may be many attendees' favorite memory."
New York Comic Con 2008's Artist Alley is the result of months of work from NYCC's team and also one of NYCC's most-asked-about attractions. The complete listing is available now at newyorkcomiccon.com and also appears below…
NEW YORK COMIC CON 2008 ARTIST ALLEY
Matt "Batt" Banning
Anna Warren Boersig
Justin "Spanky" Cermak
Classic Comics Press
Molly Crabapple Illustration
Tommy Lee Edwards
Jose Luis Garcia Lopez
Paul Michael Kane
Fred Van Lente
John Paul Leon
Michaal Avon Oeming
Jean Claude Padilla
Dan. H. Richards
John Romita, Jr
Fred Van Lente
Ethan Van Sciver
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