BCC’12: Stan Lee heads to Baltimore Comic Con

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Comics industry legend Stan Lee is back at the 2012 Baltimore Comic-Con!  Taking place September 8-9 at the Baltimore Convention Center in downtown Baltimore, Stan Lee will be appearing at the show on Saturday, September 8th.  As an added bonus, VIP Gold Ticket holders are afforded a very unique opportunity to attend a special panel with Stan Lee and friends followed by a meet and greet with Stan Lee.

On Friday, September 8th, Stan Lee will participate in an off-site limited-access Q&A panel and meet-and-greet along with newly-expanded special guests Walter Simonson, Louise Simonson, Herb Trimpe, Frank Cho, Barry Kitson, Mark Buckingham, Larry Hama, and Roger Stern.  Only guests with a VIP Gold Ticket will have access to this very special event.  As an added bonus, Stan plans to do a signing for VIP Gold Ticket holders so that they won’t have to wait in his line on Saturday!

In addition to General Admission tickets for Saturday, Sunday, and both days, Stan Lee VIP and VIP Gold Tickets are available at baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets, and Stan Lee signature tickets from Desert Wind will be available via the same link shortly.

VIP Ticket holders receive:

  • 30-minute early admission on both days of the show
  • One (1) item SIGNED by Stan Lee – Saturday only
  • One (1) PHOTOGRAPH with Stan Lee – Saturday only
  • Fast track access to for Stan’s signing line and his photo line – Saturday only
  • Priority Seating at Stan’s panel on Saturday
  • Stan Lee t-shirt courtesy of StylinOnline

VIP Ticket purchasers will receive details (times, places, etc.) approximately 1 week before the show.

VIP Gold Ticket holders receive:

  • EXCLUSIVE Friday-night Q&A panel at the hotel of Stan Lee and friends, including Walt Simonson, Louise Simonson, Herb Trimpe, Frank Cho, Barry Kitson, Mark Buckingham, Larry Hama, and Roger Stern.
  • EXCLUSIVE “meet and greet” with Stan and Guests following the panel.
  • EXCLUSIVE Signing time where Stan will sign the VIP Gold member’s ITEM at the Friday event! (Skip the Saturday line entirely!)
  • Plus all benefits of the VIP Ticket holder:
  • 30-minute early admission on both days of the show
  • One (1) item SIGNED by Stan Lee – Saturday only
  • One (1) PHOTOGRAPH with Stan Lee – Saturday only
  • Fast track access to for Stan’s signing line and his photo line – Saturday only
  • Priority Seating at Stan’s panel on Saturday
  • Stan Lee t-shirt courtesy of StylinOnline

VIP Gold Ticket purchasers will receive details (times, places, etc.) approximately 1 week before the show.

Tickets for photo and autograph sessions with Stan Lee for Saturday only will be available at the show while supplies last!

“We’re so excited to provide this limited opportunity to Stan’s super-fans,” said Marc Nathan, show promoter for the Baltimore Comic-Con. “We’ve found a great way to provide much-requested Friday programming and provide special value in doing so.  It’s the chance of a lifetime.”

With Stan Lee returning as Guest of Honor this year, tickets are sure to sell fast, so please visit baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets for more information about our VIP packages and to purchase your tickets online!

This year’s confirmed guests for the show including: Guest of Honor, Stan “The Man” Lee (Saturday only!); Ken Bald (Golden Age Timely/Marvel Artist); Marty Baumann (Pixar artist); Brian Bolland (Dial H, Cover Story: The DC Comics Art of Brian Bolland); Mark Buckingham (Fables, Doctor Who); Greg Capullo (Batman, Spawn); Tommy Castillo (Grimm Fairy Tales); Cliff Chiang (Wonder Woman); Frank Cho (Avengers vs. X-Men, Liberty Meadows); Steve Conley (Bloop webcomic www.bloopstree.com); Amanda Conner (Before Watchmen:  Silk Spectre); Lar deSouza (Looking For Group, Least I Could Do); Dan Didio (O.M.A.C.); Garth Ennis (The Shadow, Hellblazer, Preacher, The Boys); Rich Faber (Roboy Red); David Finch (Batman:  The Dark Knight); John Gallagher (Buzzboy); Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman); Keith Giffen (Superman, O.M.A.C., Green Arrow); Gene Ha (Justice League); Larry Hama (G.I. Joe, Wolverine, The ‘Nam); Cully Hamner (Action Comics); Dean Haspiel (Billy Dogma, ACT-I-VATE, Trip City); Jamal Igle (KISS, Supergirl, The Ray); J.G. Jones (Wanted, Doc Savage); Barry Kitson (Captain America, Iron Man, Fantastic Four); Joe Kubert (Before Watchmen: Nightowl); Scott Kurtz (PvPonline.com); David Mack (Kabuki); Ron Marz (Artifacts, Voodoo); Bob McLeod (DC Comics Presents: Wonder Woman); Mark Morales (Avengers vs. X-Men); Jimmy Palmiotti (All-Star Western); David Petersen (Mouse Guard); Brian Pulido (Lady Death); Frank Quitely (All Star Superman, Batman & Robin); John Romita, Jr. (Avengers Vs. X-Men); Don Rosa (Uncle Scrooge); Stuart Sayger (Infestation 2: 30 Days of Night One-Shot); Walter Simonson (Thor, Legion of Super-Heroes, Avengers); Ryan Sohmer (Looking For Group, Least I Could Do); Scott Snyder (Batman, Severed, Swamp Thing); Brian Stelfreeze (ICE); Karl Story (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9); Peter Tomasi (Batman and Robin); Billy Tucci (A Child Is Born, Shi); Matt Wagner (Tower Chronicles, Mage, Grendel); Mark Waid (Daredevil, Incorruptible, Irredeemable); Bernie Wrightson (Frankenstein).

In the coming weeks, look for more announcements from the Baltimore Comic-Con. We are looking forward to highlighting our guests, the Harvey Awards, industry exclusives, and programming. The latest developments can always be found on our website, Twitter, and Facebook pages.

This year’s Baltimore Comic-Con will be held September 8-9, 2012. Convention hours are Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. The ceremony and banquet for the Harvey Awards will be held Saturday night, September 8th.

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About The Baltimore Comic-Con
The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 13th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. With a guest list unequaled in the industry, the Baltimore Comic-Con will be held September 8-9, 2012. For more information, please visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com.

About The Harvey Awards
The Harvey Awards are one of the comic book industry’s oldest and most respected awards. With a history of over 20 years, the last 7 in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harveys recognize outstanding achievements in over 20 categories. They are the only industry awards nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. For more information, please visit www.harveyawards.org.

via Baltimore Comic Con