Not content with running the popular comic festival in Birmingham in September, ICE (International Comics Expo) are hosting some of the biggest stars from the world of comic art in Brighton this June as part of an international celebration of the medium.
The event takes place at the Hilton Metropole on Kings Road on Saturday, June 10th and leading the international guest list of superstar comic book creators is Italian Iceman artist Alessandro Vitti and American colour artist Matt Hollingsworth, known for his work on such well-known characters as Preacher, Daredevil, and Batman as well as legendary RanXerox artist Tanino Liberatore.
There are over 20 big name guests attending the inaugural event including such legends as Watchmen artist and co-creator Dave Gibbons and 2000 AD co-founder and writer Pat Mills, both of whom will be promoting new books on the day during exclusive live interviews
The family friendly event features a full programme of exclusive events featuring the famous artists and writers attending and there is something for everyone, whether you enjoy superheroes like Spider-Man and Batman, sci-fi action like Guardians of The Galaxy or any of the other genres that comic books have brought to life in recent years heavily influencing cinema and popular culture.
There will also be over 50 emerging artists and independent publishers exhibiting their work plus local artists and writers like Joe Decie, Hannah Berry, and Bob Molesworth in attendance.
The convention has a limited capacity so fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance via the website at www.brightoncomicexpo.wordpress.com.
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