NYCC’12: Zenescope announces convention plans

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Zenescope Entertainment has announced its plans for New York Comic Con 2012 at the Javits Center in New York City from October 11th through the 14th.  The company will be appearing at booth #1657 and will have on hand the most products and content it ever has in the 7 years Zenescope has been attending the east coast’s largest Comic Con.

Brand new issues debuting at the booth will be the Grimm Fairy Tales 2012 Halloween Edition, the Grimm Fairy Tales Animated Comic and the Grimm Fairy Tales Giant Sized 2012.
Zenescope will also have 12 limited edition New York Comic Con Exclusive Covers available from artists such as EBAS, Anthony Spay, Jamie Tyndall, Elias Chatzoudis and many more!  Many artists are going to be available to sign at different times throughout the weekend.

Other Zenescope merchandise will include Wonderland Board Games, Action Figures, T-shirts, Art Prints, and all the latest Trade Paperbacks, Graphic Novels, and Exclusives fans are looking for!

Meanwhile the Zenescope booth has FREE signings and FREE Giveaways all weekend long.  Some of the creators appearing at booth 1657 include writers Raven Gregory, Ralph Tedesco, Joe Brusha and Patrick Shand; artists include Anthony Spay, Jamie Tyndall, Elias Chatzoudis and more.
There will be more special appearances from Grimm Fairy Tales Animated director Jon Schnepp (Metalocalypse, Venture Bros.) and Grimm Fairy Tales animated actress Briana Evigan (The Devil’s Carnival, Sorority Row).
Also appearing will be Cosplay queen Jessica Nigri and of course the gorgeous Zenescope Booth Babes!  See below for a complete list of Exclusives and Appearances.

The biggest news of the weekend is the premiere of the Grimm Fairy Tales Animated Pilot which was fan-funded through Kickstarter and produced by Zenescope, Titmouse, and Schneppzone.  The pilot will make its much-anticipated debut on the evening of October 13th with a screening party and fairy tale-themed burlesque show performed by Ink & Paint Burlesque. The event is being held at Times Scare in New York City on Saturday, October 13th, with doors opening at 9:30pm.

Limited tickets for the event will be available for sale at the Zenescope booth or online at: https://www.zenescope.com/comics/51-grimm-fairy-tales-the-animated-series/issues/427

Lastly, there will be a Zenescope panel that will premiere a first look sneak peek at Zenescope’s Grimm Fairy Tales Animated pilot. The panel will feature director Jon Schnepp, Grimm Fairy Tales writers and creators Joe Brusha and Ralph Tedesco and actress Brianna Evigan.
It will be Friday, from 7:45pm – 8:45pm in panel room 1A14.

If you are an aspiring artist looking to become a member of the Zenescope creative team, they will be doing portfolio reviews on Friday through Sunday from 12:00pm – 2:00pm at the booth (1657). Please bring examples of your work, including sequentials, penciled pages, pin-up. The company is also actively seeking colorists so colorists are welcome.

Zenescope will be partnering with HISTORY to publish the MANKIND The Story of All of Us graphic novels, which will be tied-in to the launch of History’s new television event. History will also have a presence at New York Comic Con, at booth 1664. They will have a preview issue of the graphic novel available, talent signings, as well as spotlighting their other products.

Here is the list of New York Comic Con exclusives we will have available at the booth (Booth #1657) Grimm Fairy Tales presents Robyn Hood #1, Grimm Fairy Tales #78, Grimm Fairy Tales 2012 Halloween Edition, Wonderland #3, Grimm Fairy Tales Myths and Legends #21, Godstorm #1, and Grimm Fairy Tales the Animated Series One-Shot.

Appearing and signing at the Zenescope booth #1657 during the show:

  • Briana Evigan: Actress, Voice Actress (Grimm Fairy Tales Animated, The Devil’s Carnival, Sorority Row, Step Up 2: The Streets)
  • Jon Schnepp: Director (Grimm Fairy Tales Animated, Metalocalypse, The Venture Bros)
  • Joe Brusha: Zenescope President and writer (Grimm Fairy Tales & Neverland)
  • Ralph Tedesco: Zenescope Editor-in-Chief and writer (Grimm Fairy Tales & Salem’s Daughter)
  • Raven Gregory: Zenescope Writer (Wonderland, The Waking and Fly)
  • Patrick Shand: Zenescope Writer (Robyn Hood, Godstorm)
  • Jessica Nigri: Cosplayer and Zenescope Cover Girl
  • Elias Chatzoudis: Cover Artist (Grimm Fairy Tales, Wonderland, Myths and Legends)
  • Jamie Tyndall: Cover Artist (Grimm Fairy Tales, Wonderland, GFT Bad Girls)
  • Anthony Spay: Zenescope’s Art Director and Cover Artist (Wonderland, Grimm Fairy Tales)
  • Mark L Miller: Writer (Jungle Book, Grimm Fairy Tales)
  • Joey Esposito: Writer (Grimm Fairy Tales presents Bad Girls)
  • Jesse Wichmann: Cover Artist (Wonderland)

Like Zenescope on Facebook for updates throughout the show. Most signings will include giveaways so check www.facebook.com/zenescope for updated signing schedules. Here is the planned schedule:

Thursday (3pm – 9pm)
5:00pm – Jesse Wichmann

Friday (10am -7pm)
11:00am – Anthony Spay
12:00pm – Raven Gregory
1:00pm – Elias Chatzoudis
2:30pm- 3:30pm – Robyn Hood Launch Signing! -  Writer Pat Shand, Cover Artist Jamie Tyndall, Cosplayer Jessica Nigri
4:00pm – Elias Chatzoudis, Pat Shand
5:00pm – Briana Evigan

Saturday (10am -7pm)
11:00am – Joey Esposito, Raven Gregory
12:00pm – Mark L. Miller, Raven Gregory
1:00pm – Elias Chatzoudis, Pat Shand
2:00 to 2:30pm – Amin Amat
2:30 -3:30pm – Jessica Nigri
2:00 to 4:00pm – Raven Gregory
4:00pm – Elias Chatzoudis, Pat Shand
5:00pm – Briana Evigan, Jon Schnepp

Sunday (10am -5pm)
11:00am – Raven Gregory
12:00pm – Pat Shand
1:00pm – Jesse Wichmann
2:00pm – Anthony Spay

About Zenescope Entertainment
Zenescope Entertainment was founded by Joe Brusha and Ralph Tedesco in 2005 and has quickly grown into one of the top comic book and graphic novel publishing companies in the world.  Zenescope’s Grimm Fairy Tales and subsequent spinoff series such as Escape From Wonderland, Neverland and The Piper, which put a dark twist on classic fables, are some of the best-selling and longest running original independent comic books on shelves today.   Zenescope’s licensed titles include the on-going, critically acclaimed Charmed series, based off of the long-running popular television series, as well as Se7en and Final Destination, based off of New Line Cinema’s successful film franchises.

via Zenescope Entertainment