Abrams ComicArts, an imprint of ABRAMS, returns to New York Comic Con to showcase the 2010 line up of high-quality comics related titles.
Meet Jerry Robinson, creator of the Joker, signing copies of
Jerry Robinson: Ambassador of Comics at the Abrams ComicArts booth.
Meet Michael Uslan, Stan Goldberg and the rest of the Archie creators celebrating the
publication of Archie Marries. . . .
Meet Chip Kidd and Geoff Spear signing advance copies of
Shazam! The Golden Age of the World’s Mightiest Mortal.
Meet Rick Meyerowitz, one of the original members of the National Lampoon staff,
signing copies of the new Abrams book Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Writers and
Artists Who Made the National Lampoon Insanely Great.
Meet young adult author Laura Lee Gulledge signing copies of Page by Paige.
Get an early galley of Jason Shiga’s spring 2011 book Empire State.
Some highlights from this year’s list that will be featured at New York Comic Con
include Jerry Robinson: Ambassador of Comics by N. C. Christopher Couch; Shazam!
The Golden Age of the World’s Mightiest Mortal by Chip Kidd and Geoff Spear; Archie
Marries. . . by Michael Uslan, illustrated by Stan Goldberg and Bob Smith; The Night
Bookmobile by Audrey Niffenegger; The Art of Jaime Hernandez by Todd Hignite; The
Simpsons Futurama Crossover Crisis by Matt Groening; Art in Time by Dan Nadel;
Wacky Packages New New New; and The Horror! The Horror! by Jim Trombetta.
Authors and artists who will be present at New York Comic Con this year include:
Jerry Robinson (participating in a panel and signing at the Abrams ComicArts booth),
Michael Uslan, Stan Goldberg, Jack Morelli, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, John
Goldwater and Victor Gorelick (participating in panels and signings), Chip Kidd
and Geoff Spear (signing at the ABRAMS booth), Rick Meyerowitz (author of Drunk
Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Writers and Artists Who Made the National Lampoon
Insanely Great, signing at the Abrams ComicArts booth. Authors and artists can be made
available for interviews in advance or at designated times at the show.
“We are thrilled to return to the New York Comic Con for the fifth year in a row,” says
Charles Kochman, editorial director of Abrams ComicArts. “Our eagerly anticipated fall
titles will make their debut alongside our award-winning list of backlist titles, and many
of our authors will be joining us to celebrate. I can’t imagine a better publication party
than to share our new art books and graphic novels with over 75,000 potential fans.”
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.