Top Cow Productions, Inc. proudly announced today that fans of Heroes star Milo Ventimiglia will get to meet and greet the actor/producer during the last weekend of June at two separate Los Angeles area comic book stores.Â Ventimiglia will be promoting the release of Berserker #1, a comic book published by Top Cow Productions, Inc. in conjunction with Ventimigliaâ€™s production company, DiVide Pictures.
Ventimiglia will be signing copies of Berserker #1 on Saturday June 27, at Golden Apple Comics in Hollywood from 1 to 3 P.M.Â Joining Ventimiglia at the store located on 7018 Melrose Avenue will be DiVide Picuturesâ€™ partner Russ Cundiff and Berserker artist Jeremy Haun (Battle for the Cowl: Arkham, Chuck),
On Sunday June 28, the Berserker crew proceeds to Collectors Paradise, located at 7131 Winnetka Avenue, where they will be signing from 12 to 2 P.M.Â Fans are encouraged to visit the store websites at www.goldenapplecomics.com and www.comicsandcards.net respecitvely to learn more about the signings and Berserker.
A special â€œRAGEâ€ edition of Berserker #1 with cover art by Dale Keown (The Darkness, Hulk: The End) exclusively produced by Top Cow Productions, Inc. just for the signings will also be available for purchase. The limited variant edition carries a $10 SRP.
While series writer Rick Loverd will not be present at either signing due to prior obligations, copies of the book will be available pre-signed by Loverd so that fans may have a copy of Berserker #1 signed by the entire creative team.
The brutal new series, which debuts Wednesday June 24, offers a blend of Norse mythology with contemporary characters. The story focuses on an American war veteran and a high school athlete coming to grip with the animalistic and uncontrollable rage living inside them.
â€œWe are incredibly excited by the way Berserker has come together. On every level, from the concept to Rickâ€™s writing to Jeremyâ€™s art to Dave McCaigâ€™s colors to the involvement from Milo and Russ at DiVide, this book is firing on all cylinders,â€ added Filip Sablik, Top Cow Publisher, â€œWe canâ€™t think of a better way to kick off the series than with back to back signings at two of our hometownâ€™s best comic stores in Golden Apple and Collectorâ€™s Experience.â€
ans received a glimpse of the new series in a zero issue that debuted at the 2009 New York Comic-Con.Â Berserker #0 has been extensively reviewed by various review websites, creating a media buzz after Ventimiglia discussed the comic in an interview aired on a February episode of the TODAY Show on NBC.