Small Press Celebrates 5th Annual New York Comic Con


From the press release:

Warwick, RI: In honor of the 5th annual New York Comic Con, comic promoter Susan Soares has announced plans for the company’s first appearance as an exhibitor. Soares, who owns SJS Comic Promotions, will be hosting six of her clients, some of whom will be debuting new and exclusive properties. Slated to appear at the SJS booth include:

  • Dandelion Studios – Based on Cape Cod, Dandelion Studios is a small press publishing company under the direction of Rick Silva and Gynn Stella. Rick is proud to be appearing at NYCC 2010 to debut Stone #1. The 2nd title to be added to the studio’s Quarterstaff Comics imprint, Stone is a tale of ordinary people pressed to do the extraordinary for the sake of their friends and their country. It’s the story of a different kind of warrior. The kind you can believe in.
  • is a new web comic studio featuring over 240 pages of FREE content from 12 different series. Each comic has graphic novel quality art and a great story – plus voice-over narration, original music and user choices and preferences that change the story itself. DarkBrain’s publisher, Andrew Zar is eager to spread the word of his exciting venture at NYCC 2010 and will be available all weekend to greet fans.
  • Fallenmage Productions - Mild telecommunications worker by day, cartoonist by night, Joe McGlone has been drawing since he was a kid and is currently trying to make a stab at it on a professional level. His latest published project is Leaves of Yggdrasil, a modern fantasy about growing up and self-discovery. Joe is also actively working on Beyond the Dark, an epic horror web comic available at Joe will be appearing to celebrate the launch of Beyond the Dark on October 4th.
  • Jolly Rogue Studios - Celebrating his 3rd appearance at New York Comic Con, creator Everett Soares will be signing copies of his nationally distributed graphic novel as well as his first issue of Valendor Chronicles, an anthology of short stories. Everett is also eager to share with attendees his newly-launched web comic, which debuted on September 19th.
  • Three J Productions - Hailing from West Haven, CT, Three J Productions is the brainchild of creator and publisher, Carl Herring Jr. Making his second appearance at New York Comic Con 2010, Carl is coming with a brand new series launched, The Enforcers. Carl will be appearing with the re-released Issue #0 and Issue One of The Enforcers series, as well as his 2009 release, Crime Wave Anthology Vol. 1.
  • Unstoppable Comics - Celebrating his very first convention appearance, creator and publisher Jay Dee Rosario is appearing at the SJS Comic Promotions booth to debut Dragonstorm Issue #0.

In addition to the clients appearing at the SJS Comic Promotions Booth, the comic promoter announced Big Bone Studios, another client of the company, will be appearing at New York Comic Con. Big Bone Studios is a collaboration of like-minded individuals with a single goal - to create original, high quality, comic art and stories… and to take over the world. To celebrate their first appearance at New York Comic Con, Mike Desjarlais and David House have been working diligently on American Corpse #1. They will be offering a free copy of the Preview Issue to fans who stop by their Small Press Booth #355.

In addition to supporting her clients and meeting fans throughout the weekend, Soares plans to network with media outlets to arrange interviews for her clients. She will also be focused on meeting other creators in the Small Press section of the exhibit floor and Artists Alley. Creators looking to meet with Soares for a consultation can do so by either visiting the SJS Comic Promotions Booth #641 or contact her before the convention via email at [email protected].

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