Friday, March 1, 2013

EMERALD CITY COMICON '13

Contraband Comics Returns!

Creators To Appear At 
Northwest's Premiere Comic Book 
Convention This Weekend

March 1, 2013, Seattle, WA.—Following a brief hiatus, Contraband Comics is set to return this weekend at the Emerald City Comicon in beautiful downtown Seattle, Washington.


The Emerald City Comicon is the premiere comic book and pop culture event in the Northwest and one of the top conventions in North America, drawing creators and attendees from across the country for a uniquely comic book-centric three-day event.

Join Contraband creators Travis Sengaus (The Adventures of SPAWNBig Hitters), Marat Mychaels (GrifterDeadpool Corps, Blindside) and Jon Goff (SPAWNHalo Evolutionsat Artist Alley tables Y-12 and Y-13 to discuss their varied work in comic books, action figures and video games throughout the weekend.

Also on-hand will print versions of various Contraband titles, including a very limited run of Emerald City Comicon exclusive comics designed and printed specifically for the show. 

The following is a quick look at what will be available from Contraband Comics at ECCC '13.

CONTRABAND TITLES @ ECCC '13
ARTIST ALLEY Y-12, Y-13
Jon Goff
Marat Mychaels 
Travis Sengaus

STANDARD ISSUES - $5 each

BIG HITTERS #1
Writer: Jon Goff
Artist: Travis Sengaus, 
Colors: Fco Plascencia
Letters: Comicraft
24-Pages, Full Color. Blending elements of noir, science fiction and action/adventure, Big Hitters tells the story of two government-sanctioned hitmen as they navigate the seedy underbelly of a post-war galaxy.
(Also available digitally for only $.99 in the ComicsPlus app, here: BIG HITTERS #1 Digital)
BIG HITTERS #2 (First Time In Print!)
Writer: Jon Goff
Artist: Travis Sengaus
Colors: Ivan Plascencia
Letters: Comicraft
22-Pages, Full Color. An unsanctioned hit goes bad, and our heroes are faced with an ever-escalating situations. Crazed albinos, deep space hillbillies and MECH-powered mystery men abound!

BLINDSIDE #1
Writer: Jon Goff
Artist: Marat Mychaels
Colors: Ross Hughes
25-Pages, Full Color. The worlds of superheroics and espionage merge head-on in an all-out, bullet-riddled, adrenaline rush blockbuster!
(Also available digitally for only $.99 in the ComicsPlus app, here: BIG HITTERS #1 Digital)
JACK RABBIT #1
Writer: Jon Goff
Artist: Jim Hanna
Colors: Teodoro Gonzalez, Bob Pedroza
23-Pages, Full Color. A supernatural crime-noir thriller that follows an ex-boxer-turned-private detective as he investigates the darker corners of 1930’s Los Angeles, where truth and myth merge in a surreal mixture of violence and hope. 
(Also available digitally for only $.99 in the ComicsPlus app, here: BIG HITTERS #1 Digital)









SHOW EXCLUSIVES $20 each

BIG HITTERS #2 "Save Our Sonics!" VARIANT (limited to 30) 
BIG HITTERS #2 (First/Only Time In Print!)
Writer: Jon Goff
Artist: Travis Sengaus
Colors: Ivan Plascencia
Letters: Comicraft
22-Pages, Full Color. An unsanctioned hit goes bad, and our heroes are faced with an ever-escalating situations. Crazed albinos, deep space hillbillies and MECH-powered mystery men abound!

OUR HEROES FIGHT FOR THEIR LIVES TO HELP SAVE SEATTLE'S BELOVED SUPERSONICS FROM THE VILE HANDS OF THE VILLAINOUS "STERN" ON THIS SPECIAL EDITION COVER! 
OWN THIS VERY LIMITED COLLECTOR'S EDITION BEFORE THEY ARE GONE!!!

SPECIAL OFFER!!! 
***Buy each of the "standard issues" list above, get the "Save Our Sonics" Exclusive for half-price!***






BIG HITTERS #1 Sketch Cover Variants (limited to 20)
BIG HITTERS #1
Writer: Jon Goff
Artist: Travis Sengaus, 
Colors: Fco Plascencia
Letters: Comicraft
24-Pages, Full Color. Blending elements of noir, science fiction and action/adventure, Big Hitters tells the story of two government-sanctioned hitmen as they navigate the seedy underbelly of a post-war galaxy.

ONE OF A KIND COLLECTOR'S ITEM! HAVE THE CREATORS OF THE BIG HITTERS SERIES DRAW A PERSONALIZED SKETCH OF ONE OF THE TITLE'S CHARACTERS DIRECTLY ON THE COVER OF THIS SPECIAL EDITION PRINTING OF THE HALLMARK FIRST ISSUE!




JACK RABBIT #1 Sketch Cover Variants (limited to 20)
JACK RABBIT #1
Writer: Jon Goff
Artist: Jim Hanna
Colors: Teodoro Gonzalez, Bob Pedroza
23-Pages, Full Color. A supernatural crime-noir thriller that follows an ex-boxer-turned-private detective as he investigates the darker corners of 1930’s Los Angeles, where truth and myth merge in a surreal mixture of violence and hope. 

ONE OF A KIND COLLECTOR'S ITEM! HAVE THE CREATORS OF THE JACK RABBIT SERIES DRAW A PERSONALIZED SKETCH OF ONE OF THE TITLE'S CHARACTERS DIRECTLY ON THE COVER OF THIS SPECIAL EDITION PRINTING OF THE HALLMARK FIRST ISSUE!




In addition to the books listed above, the creators at the show will have additional items available, including their other works and art prints. Travis, Marat and Jon will also be available for commissions and sketches.

We look forward to seeing you at the show!

For updates from the creators and the event, follow them and Emerald City Comicon on Twitter...

Jon Goff - @Jonathan_Goff
Marat Mychaels - @MaratMychaels
Travis Sengaus - @TravisSengaus
Emerald City Comicon - @EmeraldCityCon