Whilce Portacio "Hulk" Variant Smashes into Long Beach Comic Con

Mon, October 10th, 2011 at 2:24pm PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Long Beach Comic and Horror Con and Golden Apple are pleased to announce a deal for an Incredible Hulk exclusive cover variant from Marc Silvestri, Jason Aaron and Sunny Cho. The eye-popping cover was created by featured Long Beach Comic Con show guest, Whilce Portacio. Long Beach Comic and Horror Con will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center October 29 & 30.

"When we were considering the possibilities for the cover to this book, I couldn't have imagined it would look this incredible. We are thrilled to offer this to our Advance Ticket holders who purchase Weekend tickets, and of course, all of our Lifetime Pass holders, said Phil Lawrence, Director of the Long Beach Comic Con. He added, “Whilce has been a great supporter of the show since we started it three years ago, and he really knocked himself out with this cover for us."

"Looking forward to another Incredible show and we're excited to be partners again for this tears Limited Edition Convention Variant...HULK SMASH," said Ryan Liebowitz, General Manager, Golden Apple.

Confirmed Guests For Long Beach 2011

BATT, Sean Becker, Joe Benitez, Blond, Tim Bradstreet, Amanda Conner, Darwyn Cooke, Felicia Day, David Finch, Hart D. Fisher, Richard Friend, Joel Gomez, Brian Haberlin, Ray Anthony-Height, Lance Hendricksen, Rebecca Hicks, Tom Hodges, Drew Johnson, Barbara Kesel, JJ Kirby, JT Krul, Scott Lobdell, Matt Maxwell, Mark McHaley, Mike McKone, Pepe Melan, Digger Mesch, Todd Nauck, Dustin Nguyen, Peter Nguyen, Steve Niles, Angus Oblong, William O'Neill, Jimmy Palmiotti, Wendy Pini, While Portacio, Livio Ramondelli, Nei Ruffino, Stan Sakai, Alex Sinclair, Beth Sotelo, Cat Staggs, Richard Starkings, Mark Waid, Joe Weems, Dan Wickline, Scott Wiliams, Bernie Wrightson, David Wohl, Clint Wolf and Dawn Wolf.

or a complete list of events, guests, activities, ticket prices and times, visit www.longbeachcomiccon.com. Tickets for Long Beach Comic & Horror Con are on sale now through the website and will also be available at many Southern California comic book and hobby shops.

About MAD Event Management

MAD Event Management is an all-purpose event planning facilitator whose principal owner has over 13 years of experience producing annual large-scale consumer conventions around the country, including Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Chicago and Dallas. MAD’s capabilities include: Site Selection, Exhibit Staffing, Marketing Plans, Vendor Selection, Floor Plan Development, On-Site Execution, Sponsor Exhibitor Sales, Travel Management, Contract Development, Setup & Disassembly and Contract Coordination. Visit www.madeventmanagement.com for additional information.

About Golden Apple Comics

Golden Apple is known throughout the world as “the comic shop to the stars”. Started in 1979 by retail pioneer Bill Liebowitz, the business has been a pop-culture destination for over three decades. The Hollywood mega-store has been featured in nearly every major media magazine, television station & newspaper for being a comic book industry leader.

TAGS:  long beach comic con, lbcc2011, whilce portacio, golden apple, incredible hulk, jason aaron, marc silvestri

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