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“Zoom Suit” #1 Sells For $100 In Charity Auction

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“Zoom Suit” #1 Sells For $100 In Charity Auction

Official Press Release

Palm Beach, FL – Still a full month before the April 26
debut of Zoom Suit #1, an ungraded copy has sold online for $100. Zoom Suit
creator John Taddeo has donated 100 percent of the sale to the Humane

First reported in Comics Buyer’s Guide #1617 (June 2006 cover date, on sale
now), the extremely rare “Film Festival Edition” variant of Zoom Suit #1 was
distributed to friends and early supporters of the Zoom Suit project. The
few remaining copies were listed online at the Superverse web site at $100
per copy. The first was purchased within 48 hours of the listing by longtime
comic fan Andrew Hamlin of Texas.

“It was an easy decision,” said Hamlin. “Great story, great art, huge
potential and it helps a charity I support. John Taddeo has nurtured a
fantastic comic supported by a fun web site and animated short that help
make comics fun again. Zoom Suit rocks!”

Located at the Superverse web site (, the Superverse Direct online store contains
items not available for sale anywhere else. Rare variants, posters,
lithographs, clothing and more can all be purchased here.

“The reaction to Zoom Suit has been a dream come true, but I never thought
I’d see the collector interest pique like this,” said Taddeo. “I haven’t
seen anything like this since my time at Marvel with Platinum Spider-Man

About Zoom Suit:

Zoom Suit has appeared in over 60 film festivals since the world premiere at
the Palm Beach International Film Festival on April 18, 2005 where it won
“Best Animation” from the Palm Beach Film Society. Since then Zoom Suit has
been featured in film festivals across the country, including New York City,
Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Texas, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Miami, Fort
Lauderdale, Michigan, San Francisco and San Diego where it was an official
selection of the 2005 San Diego Comic Con Film Festival. Zoom Suit has
garnered numerous awards including “Best in Show,” “Grand Festival Award,”
and multiple “Best Animation” awards. At the current rate, Zoom Suit will be
viewed by over 500,000 fans of comics and animation. Zoom Suit the comic,
written by John Taddeo with art by Billy Dallas Patton and featuring covers
by Gene Colan, Jim Starlin, Bob Layton and Bart Sears, is planned for
release in April, 2006. For more information or artwork, please visit the
Zoom Suit web site at

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