[ENGLISH] Radical Comics says: On Saturday, May 2nd, Radical Comics creators across the West Coast will be making appearances for signings in California, Washington and Vancouver for Free Comic Book Day. The annual event, which serves to promote comic books across the globe, has comic retailers around the world giving away special issues of comic books absolutely free.
In 2008, Radical Publishing debuted with their FCBD08 preview issue, which also teased at what to expect beyond 2008. Radical 2009 now fulfills that breakout promise with a showcase of Incarnate (from Nick Simmons, son of KISS’s Gene Simmons); Oblivion (created by Joseph Kosinski), FVZA: Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency (written by David Hine), The Last Days of American Crime (by Rick Remender), Hotwire: Requiem for the Dead (by Steve Pugh & Warren Ellis), Hercules II: The Knives of Kush, Legends, Shrapnel: Aristeia Rising, Aladdin: Legacy of the Lost, and more!
Radical Creators will be on hand to sign both copies of their work and Radical Comics’ Free Comic Book Day issue at the following locations:
Nick Simmons (Son of Gene Simmons as well as creator, writer and artist for the upcoming new title Incarnate)
12:00 to 2:00 P.M.
7522 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Doug Sirois (Colorist for Hercules: The Knives of Kush)
11:00 to 1:00 P.M.
Golden Apple Comics
7018 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Mark Long (CEO of Zombie Studios and co-creator of Shrapnel: Aristeia Rising)
12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.
1923 3rd. Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101
M. Zachary Sherman (writer for Shrapnel: Aristeia Rising)
12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Blue Moon Comics
1555A South Novato Blvd.
Novato, California 94947
Daryl Mandryk (Cover artist for Hercules: The Knives of Kush and lead concept artist for Propaganda Games’ Turok)
12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Elfsar Comic and Toys
1007 Hamilton Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 5T4, Canada
For more information on Free Comic Book Day or to find a participating store, go to www.freecomicbookday.com.
About Radical Publishing
Radical Publishing is founded by Barry Levine (producer for Hercules, Caliber, Freedom Formula and executive producer for the in-development Rex Mundi movie for Warner Bros., written by Jim Uhls and starring Johnny Depp) and his protégé Jesse Berger (executive producer for Hercules, Caliber and Freedom Formula).
For their quality and excellence in 2008, retailers voted Radical Publishing the Gem Award for “Best New Publisher of the Year” from Diamond Comic Distributors. Radical brings the best writing, storytelling and fully painted cover and interior art to the global comic book market, from prominent international talents such as Yoshitaka Amano, John Bolton, Luis Royo, Jim Steranko, Steve Pugh, Warren Ellis, Arthur Suydam, Steve Niles, Marko Djurdjevic, Ian Edginton, David Hine, Rick Remender, Joseph Kosinski, Nick Percival, Steve Moore, Sam Sarkar, Stjepan Sejic, Dave Wilkins, Tomm Coker, Clayton Crain, Bill Sienkiewicz, Nick Sagan, Clint Langley, Nick Simmons, Patrick Reilly, Weta Workshop, Zombie Studios and many more.
Radical Publishing currently has production deals with Universal Studios, Spyglass Entertainment, Peter Berg’s Film 44 and Radical Pictures for Hercules; Johnny Depp’s Infinitum Nihil and Radical Pictures for Caliber; and New Regency, Bryan Singer’s Bad Hat Harry Productions and Radical Pictures for Freedom Formula.