Monday, August 3, 2009

ALERT! - Chuck Dixon Midwest G.I. Joe Tour this weekend!



Legendary comic book writer Chuck Dixon is doing a four-city signing tour this weekend - August 7th – 9th.

• Friday, August 7th – Up Up and Away – Cincinnati, Ohio – 4pm-8pm
• Saturday, August 8th – Comic Book World – Florence, Ky – 11am-2pm
• Saturday, August 8th – Comic Book World – Louisville, Ky – 4pm-7pm
• Sunday, August 9th – Comic Quest – Evansville, Indiana – 1pm-5pm

Chuck Dixon is the writer of the G.I. JOE comic book for IDW Publishing. This tour coincides with the opening weekend of the big-budget summer movie – G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA. Dixon has two recent Joe collections - 'G.I. Joe: Volume One' and 'G.I. Joe Movie Prequel'.

Chuck Dixon is celebrating 25 YEARS as a professional comic book writer. He is best known for his seasoned tenure writing the BATMAN family of titles for DC Comics, including 80 issues of DETECTIVE COMICS, 100 issues of ROBIN and long runs of NIGHTWING and BIRDS OF PREY. He is also a fan-favorite for his work on AIRBOY, THE PUNISHER and GREEN ARROW. In addition to G.I. JOE and G.I. JOE: ORIGINS, he is writing THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY for Dynamite Comics, the continuing adventures of 'The Man With No Name' character brought to life by Clint Eastwood in the renowned 1960’s Spaghetti Western film trilogy. Dixon is also a regular contributor to Bongo Comics' exploits of THE SIMPSONS and will soon be writing STARGATE UNIVERSE.

Comic book artist Todd Fox will be Chuck Dixon’s special guest on the tour. Fox is the co-creator of AYM GERONIMO and has been a frequent collaborator with Dixon on characters such as THE PUNISHER, RACER X and AIRBOY.

Yours truly has been involved in the organization and promotion of the tour. So come on out to these fun events and meet Chuck, Todd, me and this guy. You can also check out our tour page on Facebook.

1 comment:

Booksteve said...

How did I miss hearing about Up, Up and Away? Guess I'll have to go there now! See what you've done?