Val Kilmer, Adam West, Comics, Art And More At Big Apple Con's National

Tue, October 24th, 2006 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Big Apple Conventions, New York's longest running Comic Book, Art, Toy and Sci Fi Expo is excited to announce Val Kilmer (Batman Forever, The Doors, Top Gun) and Adam West (Batman TV series, Family Guy), two of the most popular actors to don the cape and cowl of the Dark Knight, will both be appearing at The National show November 17th to 19th at the Penn Plaza Pavilion.

The Penn Plaza Pavilion is located at 401 Seventh Avenue on the corner of 33rd Street directly across the street from Madison Square Garden and Penn Station.

In addition legendary comic book artists John Romita Sr. and Neal Adams will be in attendance over the three days. Fan favorite John Romita Jr. and Master of Comic Macabre Bernie Wrightson will also be on hand for the show.

This year's Artist Alley features artists from the Golden Age of Comics to today's favorite creators selling original art and commissioned artwork. Our variety of merchants will have comic books, original art, celebrity autographs, movie posters, action figures and countless other collectibles available for enthusiasts. Comic books available from dealers range from "Hot off the Press" to some of the most valuable books on the market today. An issue Superman #1 sold for $26,000 at the last show, as well as, an issue of Amazing Spider-man #1 for $8,500.

Other celebrities appearing at the National:

Michael Biehn Terminator, Aliens

Aaron Douglas Battlestar Galactica

Catherine Bach Dukes of Hazzard

Joyce DeWitt Three's Company

Taimak Guarriello The Last Dragon

Sybil Danning The Howling II

Dana Snider Aqua Teen Hunger Force Voice Actor

Khrystyne Haje Head of the Class, Batman Animated Series

Malachi Throne Batman TV Series "Falseface"

Bobby Clark Star Trek "Gorn Captain"

Sandra Taylor Batman & Robin, Under Siege 2

From the cult-classic film The Warriors

David Harris Cochise

Roger Hill Cyrus

Apache Ramos Orphan

Additional Comic Creators Appearing:

Alex Saviuk Web of Spider-man Artist

Andy MacDonald Image's NYC Mech Artist

Billy Tucci Marvel Artist and Shi Creator

Buzz DC's JSA Artist

Cully Hamner DC's Blue Beetle Artist

Irwin Hasan Golden Age Justice League of America Artist

Ivan Brandon Image's NYC Mech Writer

Jim Calafiore Marvel's Exiles Artist

Joe Giella Golden Age Batman & Superman Artist

Michael Golden Superman: Man of Steel Artist

Joe Staton 1970's Green Lantern Artist

Khary Randolph Teen Titans GO! Artist

Mark Sparacio Shi & Green Lantern Cover Artist

Mark Texeira Ghost Rider Artist

Mike Lilly Nightwing Artist

Paolo Rivera Marvel Comics Artist

Rich Buckler 1970's Fantastic Four and Daredevil Artist

Rodney Ramos Green Lantern Artist

Stan Goldberg Archie Comics Artist

Stuart Sayger Shiver in the Dark Artist

Tim Vigil Creator of Faust

Tommy Castillo Detective Comics Artist

What: Big Apple Conventions presents The National

Where: 401 Seventh Avenue (Corner of 7th Ave. and 33rd St.)

New York, NY 10001

When: November 17th to 19th, Fri 1-8pm, Sat/Sun 10am-7pm

Admission is $15.00 at the door. Advance tickets and for more information

go to www.bigapplecon.com or call 201-861-1414

 
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