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Eight Eisner Winners & Nominees, Including Hall Of Famer Stan Lee, To Attend New Orleans Comic Con
Eight prestigious Eisner Award winners and nominees (including Stan Lee, a Hall of Famer) will attend Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, Jan. 28-29. They are among more than 170 top creators attending the show at the Morial Convention Center.
The four Eisner Award nominees scheduled to attend are John Dell (“Ultimate Spider-Man,”
The creators will be on hand to meet fans, sign autographs and sketch. Many Greater New Orleans and Louisiana-based artists will be in attendance as well.
The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards are considered the “Oscars” of the comic book industry. Established in 1987, they are named for renowned cartoonist Will Eisner (creator of “The Spirit” and several award-winning graphic novels).
Other superstar creators scheduled to attend include Tyler Kirkham (“Green Lantern Corps,” “Amazing Spider-Man”), Barry Kitson (“Uncanny X-Force,” “Iron Man”), Greg Horn (“Spider-Man:
New Orleans Comic Con will also feature popular celebrities such as William Shatner, Adam Baldwin, Mary McDonnell, James Marsters and Michael Biehn.
New Orleans Comic Con is the first stop on Wizard World's 2012 North American tour. Hours are Saturday, January 28, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; and Sunday, January 29, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets are available in advance online at http://www.wizardworldcomiccon.com/
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Wizard World, Inc. produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking.