For Immediate Release:
Mike Carbo’s New York Comic Book Marketplace
Saturday, April 13, 2013, 10AM – 6PM
Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 Seventh Avenue, 18th Fl. New York City
The New York Comic Book Marketplace will be hosting a One of a Kind Reality Event on April 13, 2013! They will be filming the entire show from wall to wall for an upcoming pilot about Comic Book/Pop Culture Conventions. So make sure to come in costume and be part of this Amazing Event! There will also be industry professionals on hand appraising your collectibles. Have you ever wanted to be on TV and find out what your collection is worth? If so come on down to our Amazing One Day Event and smile for the camera!
On Saturday April 13th, Mike Carbo’s Comic Book Marketplace Convention will be held in Midtown Manhattan at the Hotel Pennsylvania on the 18th floor which is located at 401 Seventh Ave. and 33rd St. directly across from Madison Square Garden and Penn Plaza.
The show will host legendary comic book artists George Perez (the Avengers, The New Teen Titans) and Neal Adams (Green Lantern/Batman) and X-Men writer Chris Claremont, along with dozend of other comics creators old and new. There will also be over 100 booths featuring vendors selling and buying comic books, new and vintage toys, Sci-Fi, and related popular culture. An entire exhibition area, “Artists Alley,” will feature dozens of prominent comic artists and celebrity guests. It is a wonderful opportunity to meet and talk to some of your favorite artists and media celebrities including Brian O’Halloran from the hit movie Clerks. AMC’s Comic Book Men, Mike & Ming, and wrestling great Sgt. Slaughter are also scheduled to be in attendance to greet fans and sign autographs.
The complete list of guests scheduled to appear includes: From the world of comic books: Neal Adams, Chris Claremont, George Perez, Ken Bald, Rich Buckler, Billy Tucci, Jim Salicrup, Danny Fingeroth, Larry Hama, Mark Texiera, Sean Chen, Ken Bald, Mark Bellomo, Tom Smith, Guy Dorian, Ian Dorian, Calmixx, Eric Cooper, Mark Morales, Cory Fields, Brian Kong, Mike Lilly, Alex Maleev, Daxiong, Mindy Indy, Derek Muterspaw & Edwin, Hernandez, Jason Quinones , Ben Templesmith, Chris Townsend, Guy Fox, Emilio Velez, Jr., Guillermo Zubiaga, Matthew Monteleone & Pedro Lajud, , Mike Zapcic (AMC's Comic Book Men), Ming Chen (AMC's Comic Book, Men), Robert Bruce (AMC's Comic Book Men), Howard Rogofsky (founding father of comic book price guides), Mark Bellomo; Pro wrestlers Sgt. Slaughter, Rikishi, Ashley Massaro; Film, TV & media celebrities: Johnny Brennan (Jerky Boys, Family Guy), Brian O'Halloran (Clerks), Scott Schiaffo (Clerks), Paris Themmen (Mike TeeVee of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory), Tina Krause (Penny Dreadful, Zombiegeddon), Chris Notarille (Methodic, Deadpool webseries), Captain Zorikh (Sci-Fi Science, Jedi Junkies, Team USA of Battle of the Nations).
The highlight of the convention will be the filming for a new pilot episode of an upcoming Reality TV Show based on the Convention Experience. Cameras will be filming the ins and outs of the convention including the fan, dealers and exhibitors experiences as well as a Popular Culture Appraisal Booth. At the Pop Culture Booth there will be several expert appraisers on hand all day, to grade and evaluate your (pre 1975) comics, sports, and non-sports cards, memorabilia, cartoon character toys, comic books and artwork, rock and roll, sports, Hollywood, Sci-fi, and popular culture memorabilia. Not only is there no charge for the service, but our buyers will be on the spot to purchase your stuff. It is a great opportunity for anyone who has wanted to know what their collection is worth and a chance to be featured on the show.
And of course for those in costume there will be the amazing Captain Zorikh's Costume Contest at 3 PM, with loads of fun and amazing prizes!
New York’s best known and most successful comic book convention promoter since the 1970’s Michael Carbonaro’s newest one day show is sure to be a Sold-Out event. Make it a weekend in New York City. Group Rates and V.I.P. early admission available. Tickets are $12 and available online at www.nycbm.com AND select locations in the Tri-State area.
For dealer/ticket and Hotel information
Michael Carbonaro (201) 892-1212
Added by Captain BigApple on April 10, 2013