- Written by Royal Nonesuch on Monday, August 13 2012 and posted in News and Satire
Valiant Comics heads to Charm City next month, and here's some info about what they'll be up to.
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You come at the king (meaning, Big Two comics publishers), then you best not miss. Our friends at Valiant are looking not to miss with their line of comics, so they're headed down to Bawlmer for the Baltimore Comic-Con. They probably won't eat dog shit, or give away scratch'n'sniff cards, but their panels and signings should be fun. Not as much fun as it is to pick up legalized drugs in "Hamsterdam," under the aegis of Major "Bunny" Colvin, but at least the press release below is probably not made up by a drunk Irish cop trying to force the department to earmark more funds for their investigation, or from a reporter making up stories about comic book conventions. So if you're giving a fuck, even when it ain't your turn to, remember that Valiant just wants to be out on those corners and up in the towers, peddling their comics to whoever's looking for them. It's all in the game, yo.
So to all of you headed to the Baltimore Comic-Con, remember one thing: Valiant's comin' yo! After all, it's comics: the one thing this country is still good at.
VALIANT Hits BALTIMORE COMIC-CON 2012 With Panel and Exclusives!
Valiant is proud to announce that it will be making its first appearance at the Baltimore Comic-Con on September 8th and 9th, 2012! All weekend long, Valiant creators and staff will be boothside for a jam-packed slate of convention-only giveaways, signings, portfolio reviews and panel appearances.
"Valiant's return has been taking the industry by storm this year, and we couldn't be more proud to have the company and its incredibly talented cast of creators on board for the Baltimore Comic-Con," said show founder Marc Nathan. "Every attendee should stop by to find out for themselves why Valiant is the publisher that is winning over fans in 2012."
Stop by the Valiant booth to pick convention exclusive items including Bloodshot #1/Archer & Armstrong #1 double-sided sketch covers and brand new Valiant t-shirts! Plus, no fan will want to miss the FREE "Future of Valiant" Preview Edition, featuring a slew of looks ahead at Valiant's upcoming fall and winter releases!
Then, on Saturday from 2 to 3 pm, get the inside track on the next staggering events that will rock the Valiant Universe at "The Future of Valiant" panel with Robert Venditti & Cary Nord (X-O Manowar), Fred Van Lente (Archer & Armstrong), Justin Jordan (Shadowman), Executive Editor Warren Simons and Chief Creative Officer Dinesh Shamdasani.
Valiant will also be rewarding fans throughout the weekend with its ultra-limited Gold Logo Edition comics. Show your support for the Valiant Universe by dressing up as your favorite Valiant character, or displaying your fandom in a new and unique way, and you might just have a shot at winning a rare X-O Manowar #1 Gold Logo Edition!
There's never been a better time or place to be a Valiant fan! We'll see you in Baltimore!
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