Sunday, February 15, 2009

Back from the NYCC!

Ed Catto (Captain Action Enterprises) surrounded by Kathe Catto to his right and Jeanne (MAS lawyer and fianceé extraordinaire) to his left.

Moonstone Books Booth! Joe Gentile Publisher, Mr. Gentile (Joe's Dad!), yours truly and Joe Ahearn (Captain Action Enterprises)

The Disney Busts by Grand Jester Studios at the Diamond Booth!

Panel on Mandrake the Magician/Flash Gordon Anniversary hosted by Bob Greenberger.

Pulp Panel hosted by Ed Catto, Joe Gentile making announcement that Green Hornet and Kato Anthologies coming to Moonstone Books! Among others on the panel was good friend Ron Fortier and The Shadow expert Anthony Tollin!

Signing at Moonstone Books... Pic with Joe Gentile Publisher and Editor!

Interview for local cable channel.

Drawings at the Captain Action Booth including a
Disney request! With good friend Lee Weeks (page I'm holding is one from Spiderman #580 where Lee drew me in a panel!) Next pic, between two titans, Kevin Nolan and Jose Luis Garcia Lopez!

Kids Day hosted and moderated by the very talented Jay Piscopo! (Check out his work here, really fun stuff!)

Sculpting Panel hosted by Barsom.

Talking animatics with Neal Adams!

Catching up with dear friends Carol and George Peréz!

Catching up with dear friend and incredible artist, Art Director of DC Comics Mark Chiarello!

Thank you NY!

Friday, February 06, 2009

Green Hornet & Kato are back!

That Buzzing Sound at NYCC....

Yes, you can believe your eyeszzzz!! As announced today at the NYCC's Pulps Panel, Moonstone Books has obtained the rights to publish a series of Green Hornet and Kato prose anthologies illustrated and art directed by yours truly. To celebrate this newzzzzz, two posters are available - for free! at Moonstone's NYCC booth (2370), along with large and small buttons with that wonderful familiar hornet log. One poster is a classic film noir version, while the other takes a whimsical look at the Hornet. Joe Gentile, publisher of Moonstone Books, will edit the bookszzz, which will bring you the work of many of today's top writers. Go to Moonstone Books for more info coming soon. If you're at NYCC, stop by and pick up your free posters! I'll be at Moonstone's booth for several signings to personalize your poster. Catch the buzzzzzz!

Let's roll, Kato!

Monday, February 02, 2009


I will be at the NYCC doing signings and panels this coming weekend Feb. 6th through the 8th.

Friday Feb. 6th
Signing at the Captain Action Booth #1862 Where we'll be selling our Captain Action Statue!

3:30-4:30 pm:
Flash Gordon, Terry and the Pirates, Li'l Abner, and Mandrake at 75
These classic adventure characters have endured from newspapers to enter the mass consciousness. What made these characters popular and what do we recall about them today? Comic historians weigh in on their origins and impact. Panelists include Ron Goulart, Rick Norwood, Dean Mullaney, Brendan Deenan, Ruben Procopio, and Robert Greenberger (moderator)
Room 1A17

Saturday Feb.
11am-1pm Moonstone Books Booth 2370 Stop by for free give away's!

2pm-3:30pm Captain Action Booth 1862
Where we'll be selling our Captain Action Statue!

4pm-5pm Moonstone Publishing Booth 2370
Stop by for free give away's!

Sunday Feb 8th
Kids Draw
Kids Zone 3 (Galleria) – 11:00am-12:00pm
Moderator/Artist: Jay Piscopo
Artists: Jamal Igle, Ruben Procopio, Chris Schweizer


Statues and Action Figures
Pose questions to some of the hardest working sculptors in the biz. This panel of artists will share their knowledge with open forum and run through the artistic process with anyone interested in working in this ever expanding field. This New York Comic Con's first major focus on the super hero action figure and statue, and you don?t want to miss it. Come in to learn about the art form's history, current production, and setting up to make your own figure or statue. Featured panelists include Ruben Procopio, Dave Cortes, Mike Locascio, Clay Moore, and Jason "Spyda" Adams. Moderated by Barsom! So, squeeze in and find out just what super heroes are made of!Room 1A07
Come one come all, hope to see you there!