Official Press Release
Top Cow Productions, Inc. proudly announced today that the exciting young artist behind Witchblade, Stjepan Sejic, will be hosting a live art demonstration and signing for fans at Meltdown Comics. Since Witchblade issue #116, Sejic has been leaving readers awe-struck with his beautiful and unique digitally painted artwork. Now, for the first time, fans will get a firsthand look into the artistic craft and process behind his work on the Witchblade series.
Sejic will present his live art demo on Sunday, July 18, at Meltdown Comics from 4:00 P.M to 6:00 P.M. in their popular gallery area. Following the art demo, from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Stjepan Sejic will sign his comics including Witchblade, Broken Trinity, First Born, and more. Meltdown Comics (http://www.meltcomics.com) is located at 7522 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046 and can be reached at 323-851-7223.
About Top Cow Productions Inc.
Top Cow Productions, Inc. (www.topcow.com), a Los Angeles-based entertainment company, was founded in December of 1992 by artist Marc Silvestri, who also co-founded Image Comics earlier that same year. Top Cow currently publishes its line of comic books in 21 languages in over 55 different countries. The company has launched 20 franchises (18 original and two licensed) in the industry’s Top 10, seven at #1, a feat accomplished by no other publisher in the last two decades. Its flagship franchise, WITCHBLADE, was TNT’s #1 original film of 2000 and the subsequent TV series was released on DVD on July 29, 2008. A feature film, co-produced by Platinum Studios, Inc. and Arclight Films, is slated to begin production in Australia with director Michael Rymer. WITCHBLADE is also the first American property to be fully adapted in Japan as an original anime and manga by Studio GONZO in 2006. Top Cow’s other flagship property, THE DARKNESS, was developed into a major next-generation video game release by Starbreeze and 2K Games and achieved platinum sales status. WANTED, an Eisner-nominated miniseries published by Top Cow from 2003-2005, is now a major motion picture from Universal Pictures starring Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy and Morgan Freeman. Virtually all of Top Cow’s other properties are in development as feature films, live-action television, animation or video games. Top Cow has also successfully licensed and merchandised its franchises into toys, statues, clothing, lithographs, puppets, posters, magnets, shot glasses, lighters, lunch pails, wall scrolls, mouse pads, die-cast cars, calendars, Christmas ornaments, Halloween masks, trading cards, standees, video games and role playing games.
About Meltdown Comics
Meltdown Comics is the largest comic book shop on the West Coast, located in the heart of Hollywood on Sunset Blvd. Meltdown opened in 1993 and has since become one the most respected comic book stores in the world. With a sophisticated approach to merchandise and operations – and a reputation for hosting successful events in their Melt Gallery – Meltdown is a must-see pop culture destination in Los Angeles.