Platinum Studios Makes A Show at Wizard World Los Angeles

Wed, March 14th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Platinum Studios Comics is pleased to announce their exclusives, special event, and programming schedule for Wizard World Los Angeles. The convention takes place March 16th-18th, 2007 in the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Exclusives

KISS 4K

Platinum Studios Comics will be presenting two exclusives at this year's convention: KISS Destroyer Edition and Hero By Night #1 Wizard World Los Angeles exclusive cover.

The limited edition KISS Destroyer Edition is the worlds largest comic book, and is debuting at Wizard World. The book tells the story of the transformation of Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and the other KISS band members from rock stars to world-protecting warrior spirits, and is the first branded property released by KISS Comics Group.

To celebrate the launch of this book, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley will be at the Golden Apple Booth (#707), at select times on Friday and Saturday to sign the book

HERO BY NIGHT

Platinum Studios Comics is also proud to premiere Hero By Night #1, last year's Comic Book Challenge winner. This book has an exclusive Wizard World Los Angeles Cover, featuring Hero By Night battling Saul Simian. The first of issue of the book will be at comic retailers on March 21st.

D.J. Coffman, the writer and artist of the book, along with colorist Jason Embury, will be at the Golden Apple booth to autograph copies of Hero By Night #1 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Special Event

Platinum Studios is sponsoring The DrunkDuck Pavilion in Artist Alley. This special section of the showroom will be dedicated to the artists on DrunkDuck.com. Platinum Studios is providing the tables at no cost to the artists to help them to promote their artwork.

Programming Schedule

FRIDAY, MARCH 16th – Note: All signings to take place at Golden Apple Booth (#707)

1:00–2:00 p.m. HERO BY NIGHT signing with D.J. Coffman and Jason Embury

2:30–3:00 p.m. KISS 4K: DESTROYER EDITION Guinness Certification Unveiling

3:00–4:00 p.m. KISS 4K Signing session with Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley

4:00–5:00p.m. Ricky Sprague, KISS 4K writer, signing

SATURDAY, MARCH 17th

1:00–2:00 p.m. HERO BY NIGHT signing with D.J. Coffman and Jason Embury

2:00–3:00 p.m. Ricky Sprague, KISS 4K writer, signing

3:00–4:00 p.m. (DAVE COCKRUM ROOM / 2nd FLOOR) - KISS COMICS GROUP presents

"KISS 4K – FROM THE TOP" with Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Scott Rosenberg and Ricky Sprague"

Join Scott Mitchell Rosenberg's Platinum Studios and Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley as they take you behind the scenes of the making of the KISS COMICS GROUP and its debut comics KISS 4K: Legends Never Die"

4:15– 5:15 p.m KISS 4K Signing session with Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley

SUNDAY, MARCH 18th

1:00–2:00 p.m. HERO BY NIGHT signing with D.J. Coffman and Jason Embury

2:00–3:00 p.m. Ricky Sprague, KISS 4K writer, signing

"Wizard World Los Angeles is one of my favorite conventions," said Jim McLauchlin, editor-in-chief of Platinum Studios Comics. "Both KISS 4K and Hero By Night are titles that Platinum Studios Comics is quite proud of, and it's great that we get to premiere them so close to home and to such a great crowd."

Art Attached: Hero By Night #1 exclusive Wizard World Los Angeles cover, KISS 4K Destroyer Edition Cover

About Platinum Studios www.PlatinumStudios.com

Platinum Studios is an entertainment company that controls the world's largest independent library of comic book characters, which it adapts and produces for all forms of media. Platinum Studios' library contains more than 3,800 characters and a full range of genres and styles including DrunkDuck.com, the largest Web comics community. With deals in place with some of the entertainment and new media's top players, Platinum is a recognized leader in the creation of new content across all media. For more information, please see www.platinumstudios.com.

 
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