Valiant has added an appearance by artist Megan Hutchison to their Vans Warped Tour appearance in Pomona, California on Sunday, August 6th. Hutchison will be doing a live painting demonstration starting at noon. Valiant will also be giving away copies of the Faith: Keep a Breast breast cancer awareness comic that’s produced in collaboration with The Keep a Breast Foundation.
Official PR and preview pages follow:
Valiant is proud to announce that artist Megan Hutchison (Rock Stars) will join the award-winning publisher for the final date of the Vans Warped Tour® presented by Journeys® on Sunday, August 6th in Pomona, CA! Beginning at 12:00 p.m. PT, Hutchison will lead a live comics painting demonstration at Valiant’s booth within the Pomona Fairplex grounds, culminating in the creation of all-new, never-before-seen Valiant artwork! But that’s not all! All day long, Valiant is helping attendees beat the heat with free hand fans featuring official Vans Warped Tour® ’17 presented by Journeys®artwork by acclaimed artist Kano (QUANTUM AND WOODY!)!
Can’t make it to Pomona for the final stop of Valiant’s unprecedented comic-book-collaboration with the Vans Warped Tour® presented by Journeys®? Then follow Hutchison’s painting in real time anywhere in the world on Facebook Live via the official Valiant Facebook page!
Valiant’s live art creation is just the latest addition to Valiant’s first-of-its-kind partnership with America’s oldest and most renowned touring music festival. All summer long, Valiant’s award-winning library of comic book superheroes have been hitting the road with Vans Warped Tour® ’17 presented by Journeys® for an immersive collaboration spanning the festival’s 2017 season. Together, this new partnership has brought the Valiant Universe of comic heroes – including Faith, X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Livewire, Ninjak, and more – to posters, promotional pieces, merchandise, and more at over 40 Vans Warped Tour® ’17 presented by Journeys® tour dates across the United States.
Plus: Valiant’s appearances on the Vans Warped Tour® ’17 presented by Journeys® will benefit the publisher’s ongoing charitable partners at The Keep A Breast Foundation – a leading nonprofit organization with a mission to empower young people around the world with breast health education and support.
Available exclusively at the Vans Warped Tour ’17® presented by Journeys®, pick up your copy of the FAITH WARPED TOUR/KEEP A BREAST SPECIAL EDITION #1 – a brand-new, never-before-seen Faith story written by rising star Justine Prado (Finding Molly) with art by Valiant superstar Clayton Henry (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG) and Eisner Award nominee Kate Niemczyk (FAITH, Mockingbird). Get ready to meet Los Angeles’ leading superhero, Faith “Zephyr” Herbert, as she confronts the realities of breast cancer head-on in a special standalone story, created in collaboration with The Keep A Breast Foundation. Faith has saved her city from alien invaders and common criminals alike…but when a different, more personal kind of scourge hits close to home, can Faith show strength in the face of an all-too-common affliction that has affected millions of women and men around the world?
Additionally, Valiant and the Vans Warped Tour® ’17 presented by Journeys® have arranged for local comic retailers to exhibit at a number of the tour’s 40+ stops throughout the 2017 season.
To find an upcoming tour date near you or to purchase tickets, visit the official Vans Warped Tour® ’17 presented by Journeys® website here.
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