Tim Gunn and Phil Jimenez At Midtown Comics In New York City

Tue, September 8th, 2009 at 7:09pm PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Midtown Comics in New York City will present Tim Gunn and Phil Jimenez signing their new Marvel comic, Models, Inc. #1.

It’s bound to be the most talked about release on and off the catwalk. Tim Gunn and Iron Man join forces in a special back-up story, “Loaded Gunn”, in Models, Inc. #1. The New York Museum of Fashion is hosting an exhibit of Iron Man’s armor when a villainous threat crashes the event. It’s up to Iron Man to save the day, but he’ll need help from the man best-suited for the job: Tim Gunn! As he told the New York Times, Mr. Gunn is thrilled. “To say I’m a character in a comic book is wild!” There is a special variant cover by Amazing Spider-Man artist Phil Jimenez featuring Iron Man and Tim Gunn, the two best dressed men in the world!

Models, Inc. is a four-issue limited series set in New York City during Fashion Week, in the fashionista world of high heels, high drama, models, murder and intrigue!

Phil Jimenez is an award-winning, world-renowned comic book artist whose stunning work can be found in a variety of publications, including his famous Spider-Man cover that featured President Obama.

Tim Gunn is best known for his role on TV’s Project Runway as an on-air mentor to fashion designers, and has had an illustrious career as a designer, a teacher at the Parsons School of Design in NYC, and currently serves as chief creative officer with Liz Claiborne.

Midtown Comics opened its first store in 1997, and is now the industry’s leading retailer of comic books, graphic novels and Manga, with its online store as well as two landmark NYC locations in Times Square and Grand Central.

More information available online at: http://www.midtowncomics.com

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