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ComiXology @ C2E2 2015
Limited edition comiXology Submit posters to be given away at C2E2 2015 in celebration of Artist Alley sponsorship
Poster features characters from Fabian Rangel Jr.’s comiXology Submit smash hit Doc Unknown as rendered by superstar creator Ted Naifeh
Each day of the show features one of three different pulp color themes
April 21st, 2015 – New York, NY – ComiXology Submit is sponsoring Artist Alley at this weekend’s C2E2 convention, and to celebrate, comiXology is giving away special limited edition posters each day of the show from April 24th through April 26th at the McCormick Center in Chicago, IL. These posters feature Fabian Rangel Jr.’s comiXology Submit smash hit Doc Unknownas rendered by superstar creator Ted Naifeh (Courtney Crumrin and the Night Things, Princess Ugg) and are limited to 500 copies daily, with a new pulp color theme offered each day. Posters will be available first come, first served to those that stop by the comiXology Submit tables in Artist Alley where Rangel Jr. and Naifeh will be signing.
“ComiXology Submit empowers creators and cartoonists to get their work directly to fans across the world. Fabian’s runaway hit series Doc Unknown epitomizes that,” said John D. Roberts, comiXology co-founder and Director of Submit “We’re excited to have Ted Naifeh, who has long history of super successful creator-owned work, to do his take on Doc Unknown. I can’t wait until fans get their hands on these posters.”
In addition to the poster giveaway, comiXology will also be giving away t-shirts and Kindle Fire tablets at their panels and John D. Roberts will be doing portfolio reviews in Artist Alley.
ComiXology Submit, comiXology’s digital self-publishing portal, enables comic creators and cartoonists the ability to easily reach comiXology’s global audience of comic, graphic novel, and manga fans.
Those interested in submitting work to comiXology Submit should visit submit.comixology.com. Once the work is uploaded and approved, comiXology transforms the work with its immersive Guided View reading technology and makes it available across comiXology’s cloud-based digital comics platform. “Submitters” and comiXology split profits equally with submitters maintaining full ownership of their work.
Comic book, graphic novel, and manga fans interested in finding works available through comiXology Submit can visit here.
See below for all the details of comiXology’s location and events at this weekend’s C2E2:
comiXology Artist Alley Tables: Table # T2 – T6
Portfolio Reviews with John D. Roberts: 2-3 PM CST on Friday April 24th & Saturday, April 26th
ComiXology Submit: The Future of Self-Publishing
Date: Fri. April 24
Time: 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM
Join John D. Roberts (Director of comiXology Submit) along with breakout Submit creators Art Baltazar (Aw Yeah Comics), Enrica Jang (Red Stylo Media) and Fabian Rangel, Jr. (Doc Unknown) for a tell-all discussion on how you too can create, submit and reach the ranks of comiXology Submit stardom!
Comics: Where to Begin?
Date: Sun. April 26
Time: 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Join comiXology’s marketing maven Chip Mosher, with The comiXologist Podcast hosts Matt Kolowski and Kara Szamborski, along with our comics industry special guests Nick Barrucci (Publisher of Dynamite Comics) and Stephanie Cooke (Talking Comics podcast) as they become your guides through the awesome world of comics!
ComiXology, an Amazon.com, Inc. subsidiary (NASDAQ:AMZN), has revolutionized the comic book and graphic novel industry by delivering a cloud-based digital comics platform that makes discovering, buying, and reading comics more fun than ever before. ComiXology’s Guided View reading technology transforms the comic book medium into an immersive and cinematic experience, helping comiXology become a top ten grossing iPad app in 2011 and 2012 and the top grossing non-game iPad app in 2012 and 2013. Offering the broadest library of comic book content from over 75 publishers – and independent creators as well – comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the planet has become a comic book fan. ComiXology is based in New York City, with operations in Los Angeles and Paris.
REEDPOP ANNOUNCES FULL JUDGES PANEL FOR SECOND ANNUAL CROWN CHAMPIONSHIPS OF COSPLAY COMPETITION AT C2E2
Ann Foley, Neville Page and Ivy DoomKitty to Oversee largest and most prestigious cosplay competition in the United States — Deadline to Enter March 20
Norwalk, CT – March 17, 2015 – ReedPOP, the leading producer of pop culture events, today announced the official judges panel for the second annual C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay, the largest and most prestigious cosplay competition in the United States. From the costume designer of hit Marvel series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Ann Foley, esteemed film and television creature and concept designer Neville Page and recent “Heroes of Cosplay” guest judge Ivy Doomkitty, the judges will screen the competitors and crown the world cosplay champion. Veterans and newcomers of the cosplay circuit will battle it out for over $10,000 in cash and prizes as well as ultimate bragging rights. The final deadline to enter the competition is Friday, March 20.
“We are thrilled to have Ann, Neville and Ivy as our judges for this year’s Crown Championships of Cosplay competition,” said Lance Fensterman, Global Senior Vice President of ReedPOP. “All three individuals bring their own unique experiences to the panel and their combined expertise will determine the ultimate cosplayer in front of thousands of fans in Chicago and livestream viewers from around the world.”
About the Judges
Thousands of C2E2 Fans will watch in person in Chicago while fans from around the world will tune in via the official C2E2 Livestream to cheer on their favorite cosplayers as they vie for the crown. The fun-filled competition celebrates and showcases the spectacle, pageantry, skill and determination of the best cosplayers in the world. All entries must represent a character or element from Comic Books, Movies & Television, Video Games or Anime & Fantasy. Applications will be accepted until March 20, 2015 at 11:59 PM CDT. Fans can register at http://www.c2e2.com/Events/Events-A-H/C2E2-Crown-Championships-of-Cosplay/.
C2E2 takes place April 24–26, 2015 at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago. Tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased at www.C2E2.com.
ReedPOP is a boutique group within Reed Exhibitions exclusively devoted to organizing events, launching and acquiring new shows, and partnering with premium brands in the pop culture world. ReedPOP is dedicated to celebrations of popular culture throughout the globe that transcend ordinary events by providing unique access and dynamic personal experiences. The ReedPOP portfolio includes: New York Comic Con (NYCC), Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) Prime, East, South and Australia, Emerald City Comicon, BookCon, Oz Comic-Con, Comic Con India, Paris Comic Con, Star Wars Celebration, TwitchCon, Shanghai Comic Convention and UFC Fan Expo. The staff at ReedPOP is a fan-based group of professionals uniquely qualified to serve those with whom they share a common passion. ReedPOP is focused on bringing its expertise and knowledge to world communities in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, India and Australia. (www.reedpop.com)
Avengers Now & Ultron Wage War for Exclusive C2E2 Poster
ReedPOP and Marvel Comics have officially charged Ryan Stegman, aka “Young Gun,” one of their premier artists with the grand task of creating the official C2E2 poster. Stegman is known for his work on Superior Spider-Man, Wolverine, Inhuman, Fantastic Four, and Scarlet Spider.
In this custom design, Stegman features the Avengers Now core members battling Ultron for control of mankind. A special variation of this artwork will be designed exclusively for C2E2 merchandise. C2E2 VIPs will receive a copy of the poster signed by Stegman himself!
The exclusive poster will be featured across C2E2 advertising and Comic Book shops across the Midwest.
The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo – also known as C2E2 – is a convention spanning the latest and greatest from the worlds of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games. Bringing the best of popular culture to Downtown Chicago from April 24-26, C2E2’s show floor is packed with hundreds of exhibitors, panels and autograph sessions giving fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators and screening rooms featuring sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit either the big or small screen!
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