Jim Hanley's Universe Welcomes Quentin Tarantino

Thu, March 29th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

New York, NY - Jim Hanley's Universe, a New York City based comic store, is proud to announce that they will be hosting an autograph signing with legendary film director and Academy Award winner, Quentin Tarantino, on SATURDAY, MARCH 31 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM.

Quentin Tarantino took Hollywood by storm in 1992 with the cult hit Reservoir Dogs . His combination of clever dialogue and brutal violence hit a new peak in 1994 with Pulp Fiction, which won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay and revived the career of John Travolta. Tarantino also began to dabble in acting, appearing with Antonio Banderas in Desperado (1995), and with George Clooney in From Dusk Til Dawn (1996). In 1997 he had a solid, if not spectacular, hit with Jackie Brown, starring Pam Grier . An overnight success by Hollywood standards, Tarantino is considered a genius by some and a snotty imitator by others, adding to his mystique as a moviemaker. In 2003 he announced that his film, Kill Bill (starring Uma Thurman and Lucy Liu) would be released in two parts. The first part was released in 2003, and the second part was released in 2004. His new film, Grindhouse, is actually two movies in one; one of them is directed by Tarantino, and the other is directed by long time friend and collaborator, Robert Rodriguez (Sin City). Grindhouse will be released on April 6, 2007.

About Jim Hanley's Universe:

Jim Hanley's Universe has been New York's premier comic book retailer for over 20 years. With locations in Manhattan and Staten Island, Jim Hanley's Universe has catered to the needs of comic fans in the Tri-State Area and the world over. Jim Hanley's Universe prides itself on being the place, "Where Art and Literature Meet," carrying a varied assortment of old comics, new comics, independently published comics and graphic novels, art books, and books covering all aspects of popular culture as well as other comic book related merchandise. For more information, call 212-268-7088 or 718-351-6299 or on the internet, visit www.jhuniverse.com.

WHO: QUENTIN TARANTINO and possible special guests

WHAT: Quentin Tarantino and possible special guests will be signing copies of GRINDHOUSE in anticipation of the upcoming Dimension Film release for the first 200 people to arrive. Attendees are limited to one (1) item signed.

WHEN: SATURDAY, MARCH 31st

12:00pm-1:00pm

WHERE: JIM HANLEY'S UNIVERSE

4 West 33rd Street

New York, NY 10001

(off 5th Avenue - opposite the Empire State Building)

CONTACT: Vito Delsante (vdelsantejhu@aol.com)

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