Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Big Wow ComicFest hits the Bay Area May 19-20

Big Wow! ComicFest Returns to San Jose on May 19th & 20th, 2012, bringing two great days of Comic Book, Art, Anime, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming and Cosplay FUN! Many of the country's best vendors of all things cool and collectible will tempt your wallets with the perfect gifts for Geek Grads and Dads!!!

Founded in 1979 as "Super-Con", Big Wow! ComicFest is not only Northern California's Longest-Running Comic Book Convention, but is next year's Only Major Comics Event in the San Francisco Bay Area!

As the Original Artist-Friendly Show, we have Fantastic Comic Book Creator Guests spanning all decades and genres! This year we are pleased to welcome as our Featured Guests: Legendary Illustrator Bernie Wrightson (Swamp Thing, Heavy Metal), Vampire Horror Author Steve Niles, creator of 30 Days Of Night, Fan-Favorites Travis Charest (Space Girl), Kevin Nowlan (Superman Vs. Aliens), and more Special Guests including: Dan Brereton (Nocturnals), Greg Capullo (Spawn), Joe Linsner (Dawn), Alex Nino (Dead Ahead), Stuart Sayger (Shiver In The Dark), and many more to be confirmed and added!

Once again Big Wow! ComicFest joins Hippy Comix, Inc. in excavating Underground Alley, a special block of tables featuring two generations of Independent, Adult, and Alternative Comix creators! Confirmed Denizens for 2012 include: Dan O'Neill (Odd Bodkins, Air Pirates Funnies), Spain Rodriguez(Zap Comix, Zodiac Mindwarp), Dan Fogel, (Snatch Comics Treasury, Underground Comix Price Guide), Steve Wyatt (Comedy of Horrors, Subterranean Tales), and Mark Bode (Cobalt 60, Lizard of Oz), who will create an Exclusive Limited Edition Print benefitting The S. Clay Wilson Special Needs Trust!

Featured guests include:

Actor, writer, and producer Thomas Jane, star of "The Punisher" film and the HBO favorite series "Hung", is also the author of the comic book series Bad Planet!

Jane Wiedlin is the sexy and charismatic guitar player for The GoGos! One of the best known Rock/Pop groups to emerge from the 1980's, Jane and the other original members of the group have just finished an astonishing US Tour! Jane is back at work, writing a new story for the 2011 Simpsons Tree House of Horror comic book, and her own series (starring Jane herself) Lady Robotika, drawn by Big Wow! buddy and Special Guest Bill Morrison!

In conjunction with San Francisco's Cartoon Art Museum, Big Wow! ComicFest proudly presents "The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Art Show!" Featuring Five Decades of Original Art and Memorabilia from the Marvel Comics world-famous group of greatest superheroes and latest movie stars!

Admission is only:

1 Day Adult $20.00 (at the door) 2 Day Adult $30.00 (at the door)

1 Day Child (8-14) $10.00 (at the door) 2 Day Child $15.00 (at the door) CHILDREN UNDER 8 ARE FREE!

*Save Off Admission! Buy tickets online, or at many local Comic Book Stores!


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