Wednesday, April 28, 2010


Come and celebrate with us the biggest event of the year (every year), the worldwide FREE COMIC BOOK DAY. We will be giving away a plethora of comics, many of which will be ALL AGES rated. In addition to the free comics, we’ll have Special Guests (list below) as well as Spider-Man in costume and an INCREDIBLE Balloon Artist. Our Special Guest Artists will do sketches for our favorite charity HERO Initiative.

JUST ADDED: We can finally confirm and reveal our SPECIAL GUEST OF HONOR – Image founder and one of the most influential artist in the history of the medium – Top Cow’s Marc Silvestri. Marc is going to be signing at the store between 1pm and 3pm.

This year Collector's Paradise is presenting their best line-up of comic book creators to date, including:

Marc Silvestri - Founder, Top Cow Productions, Creator and Artist - Cyberforce, Witchblade, Darkness, Hunter/Killer

Marv Wolfman - creator - Teen Titans, Blade, Bullseye, Tim Drake, Black Cat, Nightwing, Deathstroke, Anti-Monitor and many more...

Bill Morrison - co-creator Bongo Comics, artist - Simpson Comics and more

Michael Broussard - artist - Darkness, FCBD 2010 Top Cow Artifacts comic, Artifacts 1-6

Joe Benitez - artist - Teen Titans, Soulfire, creator - Weapon Zero, Magdalena, Wraithborne

Peter Steigerwald - colorist, artist - Soulfire, Fathom, and more from Aspen Comics

Ray Friesen - kids graphic novel author - Another Dirt Sandwich, Cupcakes of Doom...

Rick Loverd - writer - Milo Ventimiglia Presents Berserker

In addition to the great creator line up, the event will feature the annual "Sketches for HERO Initiative" fundraiser, where most of the artists featured will do $10 sketches for the fans, with 100% of the proceeds directly going to HERO Initiative, a wonderful charity that helps comic book creators in need. Collector's Paradise has been working with HERO for the last four years to make sure that those creators who need financial and medical help are taken care of.

Kids are a big focus of Collector's Paradise' effort on FCBD. The event will feature an excellent Spider-Man in costume, a fantastic Balloon Artist, and several thousand kid-friendly comic books given away to all fans in attendance.

The event will be held at Collector's Paradise Comics & Cards from Noon to 7:00pm, with creator signings, Spider-Man and Balloon Artist from noon to 3:00pm.

Collector's Paradise Comics & Gallery is located at 7131 Winnetka Ave, on the corner of Winnetka Ave and Sherman Way, in Canoga Park.

Source: Collector's Paradise

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