Top Cow Productions, Inc. proudly announced today their attendance at the 2009 Baltimore Comic-Con.Â This yearâ€™s Baltimore Comic-Con will held on the weekend of the 10th and 11th of October at the Baltimore Convention Center located downtown near Camden Yards at One West Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.Â The Baltimore Comic-Con will be open to the public Saturday from 10 A.M. to 6 P.M. and Sunday from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Fans are encouraged to stop by to meet CEO and Founder Marc Silvestri (X-Men/Dark Avengers: Utopia, Pilot Season) who will be in attendance along with writer Ron Marz (Witchblade, Broken Trinity).Â Silvestri will be available to sign autographs and answer fan questions about the upcoming concepts for Pilot Season 2009, all of which have been created by Silvestri and Image partner Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead, Invincible) as well as Image United.
For the Baltimore Comic-Con, the publisher is offering a Halloween themed convention exclusive variant cover to Witchblade #131 by current series artist Stjepan Sejic. Baltimore based online retailer Fantastic Realm will also be exhibiting at the Baltimore Comic Con and offering their exclusive variant for Witchblade #131 by Ale Garza (Supergirl) and Nei (Green Lantern Corps).
Ron Marz will be available to sign the convention variant and answer fan questions about the new direction he is taking the Top Cow Universe towards now that his recent â€œWar of the Witchbladesâ€ story arc wrapped up in Witchblade #130.Â Marz and series artist Sejic are committed to staying on Witchblade up through issue #150.Â Ron Marz has been the sole series writer of Witchblade since issue #80 and was joined by artist Sejic with Witchblade #116.Â Marz will also be onhand to discuss his upcoming work on Top Cow series Angelus, Magdalena, and Artifacts.
Fans are invited to join Top Cow Publisher Filip Sablik, Silvestri, Marz, and Robert Kirkman for a special panel on Sunday, October 11th from 11:00am-12:00pm in the â€œAvengers Mansionâ€ panel room. The creators will discuss Pilot Season, Witchblade, Angelus, Magdalena, and much,much more. Fans can expect some exclusive announcements as well and every attendee will leave with a special parting gift. Fans are also encouraged to attend the Image United panel on the same day and the same room at 1:00pm.