Udon Kicks, Punches, and Fireballs Their Way Into Comic-Con

Wed, July 12th, 2006 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Arune Singh, Staff Writer

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Official Press Release

Toronto, ON- July, 2006 - This is the big one...the SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON, going down July 19-23! UDON will be there serving up everything the fanboys and fangirls are looking for. The CAPCOM booth(#4145) is the place to be if you‚re looking to pick up some sweet con-exclusive Udon merchandise, get your favorite Udon comics signed, or just rub shoulders with the creators behind STREET FIGHTER, DARKSTALKERS, RIVAL SCHOOLS, EXALTED, and GIJOE VS TRANSFORMERS.

For many, the rare convention-exclusives are what the San Diego Comic-Con is all about. Udon definitely won‚t disappoint in this department, offering up a plethora of exclusive loot. These items are extremely limited, so be sure to visit us at the Capcom booth ASAP, or you could miss out on:

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CONVENTION EXCLUSIVE HARD COVER - STREET FIGHTER THE ULTIMATE EDITION

The most complete collection of the original Street Fighter material yet! This 450-page oversized hard cover contains the complete Street Fighter issues #0-14, plus every single guest backup story and more! This convention exclusive cover is limited to only 500 copies!

SUMMER SKETCHBOOK 2006

Without a doubt the most unprecedented collection of UDON artist sketches from around the world! Plus, as a convention special, receive one free sketch of the character of your choice from any of our available artists! (Remember to bring reference for non-Udon characters)

CHUN-LI & SAKURA ART PRINTS

Limited 100 prints each ˆ get them signed by artist Omar Dogan!

UDON ARTIST PORTFOLIOS

ALVIN LEE Portfolio - Set 2 ˆ Limited to 150

JOE NG Portfolio ˆ Set 1 ˆ Limited to 100

ETERNAL CHALLENGE HARD COVER EDITIONS

Now extremely limited! Don‚t miss what may be your last chance to get these beautiful hard covers!

CONVENTION EXCLUSIVE COVERS -GI JOE vs TRANSFORMERS

Get them signed by series artist Joe Ng!

CONVENTION EXCLUSIVE AKUMA DOOR POSTER

As if Akuma wasn‚t cool enough on his own, San Diego will also see the debut of the RYU and SAKURA DOOR POSTERS! Be the first to get your hands on them!

Also available will be loads of Udon comics, books, posters, and lithographs! Then, once you‚ve picked up all the con-exclusive swag you can carry, it‚s time to get it signed by Udon‚s hottest creators! Attending the con will be:

ARTISTS:

Alvin Lee, Omar Dogan, M3TH, Joe Ng, Scott Hepburn, Christine Choi, SVEN, Susan Lou, Tom Liu, Jen Chen.

SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY:

Jo Chen & Rey

ALSO APPEARING:

Ken Siu-Chong, Jim Zubkavich, Erik Ko, Marshall Dillon, Clarence Lim, George Louro

And for all the loyal fans that can‚t make it to San Diego this year, but still want some of those convention-exclusive goodies we say ˆ no problem! Udon is offering up these con-exclusives for pre-order at www.clubudoncomics.com:

CON-EXCLUSIVE HARD COVER - STREET FIGHTER THE ULTIMATE EDITION

CON-EXCLUSIVE AKUMA DOOR POSTER

CHUN-LI & SAKURA ART PRINTS

SUMMER SKETCHBOOK 2006

ALVIN LEE & JOE NG PORTFOLIOS

Again, these items are all VERY limited, so be sure to get your pre-orders in before the morning of Monday, July 17 if you want to ensure that you‚ll get your copies. We‚ll even sign your items for you! *Note: Unfortunately, the CON-EXCLUSIVE AKUMA DOOR POSTER come pre-rolled and can not be signed.

San Diego‚s going to be a blast for all, so come on down to booth #4145, and show the Udon and Capcom crews your best Hadouken!

For images and even more details on Udon‚s convention exclusive offerings, head to http://www.udonentertainment.com/sdcc2006/

ABOUT UDON ENTERTAINMENT

Udon Entertainment is a Canadian-based art collective formed in 2000 to provide high-quality creative services to the entertainment industry. Its client list reads like a who‚s who of the industry and includes Alliance Atlantis, Capcom, DC Comics, Gamepro, Harmony Gold, Hasbro, Marvel Comics, Nintendo, Score, TDK Interactive, ToyBiz, White Wolf, Wizards of the Coast, and Wiz Kids. In addition to client work, UDON also publishes the comics based on Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Rival Schools and Exalted.

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