CAPE 3 Opens with Live Art Show

Tue, April 10th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

The CAPE (Comic And Pop-culture Expo) live art show and comic

artist jam returns to open the 4th annual National Free Comic Book Day

weekend. Featuring famous comic artists both locally and around the world,

the show is a convergence of eclectic live art, in various mediums, and

underground hip-hop music in a club environment.

Headlining the evening is Daredevil and Kabuki artist David Mack, Mike

Huddleston, Dave Crosland, Lea Hernandez and Dallasites James O'Barr, Brock

Rizy, Kristian Donaldson and Kahlid Robertson. Mix 102.9 deejay Joe Kelly

will m.c. the contest. There will be opportunities for other artists to jump

in and jam over the course of the evening. All art will be auctioned off

with the proceeds going to support Child's Play & The Children's Medical

Center.

The show will be held Friday May 4, 2007 from 9pm-2am at St. Pete's Dancing

Marlin in Dallas, 2730 Commerce St., Deep Ellum, 214-698-1511.

The live art show opens a 3-day weekend of CAPE 3 festivities. CAPE features

over 60 national, local and international comic guests in an indoor/outdoor

setting in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, May 5th, 2007. Its purpose is to

celebrate the comic art form while attracting new readers, including an

outreach to children.

The event, in its third year and is hosted by Zeus Comics, Popsyndicate.com,

and PVPonline.com. Recently, the City of Dallas issued a second proclamation

declaring this year's event on May 5, 2007 as "Free Comic Book Day" in

Dallas in honor of CAPE.

About Child's Play

Child's Play is a non-profit organization begun in 2003 by Gabe and Tycho,

the creators of the Penny Arcade comic strip, as a way to help sick children

and show the world the softer side of people who play videogames. Through

the generosity of gamers and the videogame industry, Child's Play has raised

over two million dollars in toys, games and cash for sick children through

an ongoing online toy drive and annual charity auction. Now in its fourth

year, Child's Play is developing a worldwide network of beneficiary Children

's Hospitals in order to brighten hospital stays for children

internationally. For more information go to www.childsplaycharity.org.

 
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