Elephantmen Invade Europe

Elephantmen’s Richard Starkings hits the UK for a signing extravaganza!

Berkeley, CA – 19 May 2010 – Richard
Starkings, creator
of ELEPHANTMEN, is making his way over the drink for a series of
appearances and signings in the United Kingdom.
Starkings’ first stop is the Bristol
International Comic
& Small Press Expo
22-23, 2010. You’ll find Starkings and several other Image Comics
exhibiting at the show. Starkings will moderate the Creating
Comics the Image Comics Way panel at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 22.
include Charlie Adlard
(The Walking Dead),
Ian ChurchillDavid
Hine (Strange Embrace, The Bulletproof Coffin), Kieron Gillen (Phonogram), and
Paul Grist (Jack Staff).
During the following week, Starkings will sign
at the
following locations:
Monday, May 24, 1:00 p.m.
Forbidden Planet Cardiff
Tuesday, May 25, 1:00 p.m.
Man Manchester
Thursday, May 27, 1:00 p.m.
Travelling Man Leeds
Starkings will wrap up his trip May 29-30 at
the London
MCM Expo (http://www.londonexpo.com/) for two
fun-filled days of comics,
movies, games and more!
ELEPHANTMEN is an Eisner Award winning
series first
published in 2002 under Starkings’ Active
ImagesImage Comics
approached Starkings to bring the book under their umbrella. The story
of the
takes place in Los Angeles in the not too distant future — in a
world where human/animal hybrids were created to fight a war between
Africa and
China. Scarred by their experiences in war and seeking to somehow find
own humanity, the Elephantmen are now scattered throughout the world
the humans they were created to kill. ELEPHANTMEN is a brilliant
commentary on
racism, miscegenation, global warming, stem cell research and warfare. Created
and written by Starkings, the series features artwork by Ladrönn,
Moritat and
Boo Cook. Earlier this year, the series was optioned by Zucker
Productions for
major motion picture development. imprint. In 2006
Don’t miss your chance to meet Richard
Starkings during a
series of exclusive appearances in the UK, May 22-30, 2010.

Elephantmen Invade Europe

Elephantmen Invade Europe

Elephantmen Invade Europe

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of four major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.

Source: Press Release
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Posted originally: 2010-05-21 17:46:58

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