WELCOME BACK SUPERSTAR JAMES TYNION! Award Winning Writer returns to Vegas to launch New Titles
Amazing Comic Con believes the best in Pop Culture begins with Comic Books. Our goial is to connect the fans of Las Vegas with the top creators working today. As such we are thrilled to announce the return of James Tynion at our expo this April, along with his top creative collaborators!
James Tynion is ther Eisner Award Winning Writer best known for best selling runs on both mainstream and independant comics. At DC Comics, he brought BATMAN to new heights with his Joker War Storyline, as he created Punchline, and introduced Ghost-maker Miracle Molly, Clownhunter, and more. While he first wrote the Dark Knight in the Batman-TMNT Crossover, he also worked on titles such as Detective, Metal, and other titles. For DC Black Label he launched NICE HOUSE ON THE LAKE; for Image Comics DEPARTMENT of TRUTH; and for Boom Studios SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN and HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER. James Tynion will be launching new titles from Dark Horse, Skybound, and Image Comics this spring. Looking for these books from your favoirite stores in Las Vegas or your local area.
As a special Bonus, AMAZING COMIC CON will have a convention limited edition of Tynion’s Cyberpunk horror story W0RLDTR33. Artwork and more information on how you can get this exclusive edition will be released in coming weeks!
James Tynion will be appearing at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con over the weekend on Saturday April 29 and Sunday April 30. At the Scott’s Collectible Booths you will be able to have your books verified/witnessed for Comic grading, and additional variants and specialty items will be available for purchase.
Amazing Comic Con will be hosting a gathering of James Tynion’s Creative Collaborators each of the weekend days- April 28-29-30. These international artists are making a RARE appearance in North America, making their appearance in Las Vegas a key event on the calendar!
*Alvaro Martinez Bueno from NICE HOUSE ON LAKE
*Fernando Blanco from Image Comics’ new launch W0RLDTR33
*Martin Simmonds from DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH
All will be on hand meeting fans, signing books, and available for Sketch commissions. Look for their original art and other convention specials on the floor at Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con. All creators will be featured on the mainstage during a special panel session as well.
Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con is the largest Pop Culture expo in the state of Nevada! Featuring comic creators, media celebrities, anime, collectibles, video games, cosplay and more, the show floor will be jam packed with and International Artist Alley and over 300 exhibitors. This three day fan event is taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center April 28-29-30. Tickets for Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con are ON SALE NOW. Single Day Admissions, Full 3Day Memberships, and Special Premium VIP Packages are available now on a first come first basis.At the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con, Kids 10 and under are ALWAYS Free!
Additional Bios & Credits:
ALVARO MARTINEZ BUENO is a Spanish comic artist, working exclusively with DC Comics. He is the
co-creator and artist on the best selling series by DC Black Label The nice House on the lake, written by James Tynion IV.
In his long career he has also worked on other DC series such as the mythical Detective Comics, Justice League Dark, Batman & Robin Eternal and Aquaman. In addition, he has also worked for Marvel Comics (Iron Man Annual, Ultimate Comics X-Men and Cataclism: Ultimate X-Men) and Valiant Entertainment (Harbinger and Archer & Armstrong).
Throughout his career, Martínez Bueno has illustrated scripts by James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder, Ram V, Tom King and Tim Seeley and has collaborated with artists such as the inkers Stefano Gaudiano and Raül Fernández, or the colorists Brad Anderson and Jordie Bellaire, among others.
FERNANDO BLANCO is from Zaragoza, Spain. His first published work in comics came at the end of the past century for small editors in Spain. In 2000 he broke into the US market working for DC comics and Dark Horse inking other Spanish artists such as Jesús Saiz, David López and Javier Pina. At this time he also worked pencilling and inking the The Phantom for Moonstone Comics. Around 2006 he decided to leave his inking job and work as his own artist starting a 12 issue run on Army of Darkness for Dynamite Entertaiment. After that he worked for Marvel on Secret Invasion tie-ins with Thunderbolts and other Marvel titles. In 2011 he returned to DC and since then he has worked on many titles as Phantom Stranger, Batman Eternal, Batwoman, Midnighter & Apollo, Catwoman, Detective Comics and many others. He’s currently working with James Tynion IV in W0rldtr33, for Image Comics”
MARTIN SIMMONS is from England and makes his second appearance at the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con. The fan favorite artist has been noiminaged for Eisner Awards with his collaboration ith James Tynion on the Department of Truth. Look for addititional cover work from IMAGE COMICS and more at this year’s expo.