Official Press Release
Top Cow Productions will be attending the Paradise Comics Toronto Comicon April 29 - May 1. Top Cow guests include artists Dale Keown (The Darkness, Pitt, Hulk) and Francis Manapul (Witchblade, Necromancer) who will be signing and sketching at the Top Cow booth. Convention exclusives include Witchblade #84 with a cover by Francis Manapul, and The Darkness #19 with a cover by Dale Keown, both limited to 500 numbered copies.
"Peter Dixon and the Paradise crew are the finest of all possible folks," says Top Cow Editor-in-Chief Jim McLauchlin. "They put on a great convention that I look forward to going to each year, and it's right in the back yard of our Canadian brethren, Francis Manapul and Dale Keown."
The convention signing schedule will be as follows:
FRI (convention hours 4-9)
SAT (convention hours 10-6)
SUN (convention hours 10-5)
Top Cow was founded in December of 1992 and currently publishes its line of comic books in 21 languages in over 55 different countries. The company has launched 20 franchises (18 original and 2 licensed) in the industry's Top 10, seven at #1, a feat accomplished by no other publisher in the last two decades. Its flagship franchise Witchblade was TNT's #1 original film of 2000. Virtually all of Top Cow's other properties are in development as feature films, live action television or animation. Top Cow has also successfully licensed and merchandised its franchises into toys, statues, clothing, lithographs, puppets, posters, magnets, shot glasses, lighters, lunch pails, wall scrolls, mouse pads, die cast cars, calendars, Christmas ornaments, Halloween masks, trading cards, standees, video games and role playing games.