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Many of Kansas Cityâ€™s comics creators have made the journey to this weekendâ€™s New York Comic Con, including Jason Aaron, Bill Amend, Nathan Fox, Erik Lundy, Kevin Mellon, B. Clay Moore, Andrews McMeel Publishing marketing guru Amy Worley.
Elite Comics has added a signing by Jason Aaron to the schedule for the Elite Comics Halloween Bash II planned for October 29th. Â Aaronâ€™s latest Marvel series are scheduled to debut that week. Wolverine and the X-Men #1 and Incredible Hulk #1 are among the most anticipated new Marvel series of the fall.
Comics writer and novelist Alex Grecian was in New York City earlier in the week meeting with the publishers of his upcoming novel The Yard. â€œHad a terrific meeting at the Penguin offices yesterday. The Yard is getting much TLC,â€ Grecian tweeted.
Brian Fyffe has a new full-color edition of Zombie Chuck. On Thursday Fyffe tweeted, â€œFull color Zombie Chuck is now in-hand. I’ll put them up on the site tonight or tomorrow.â€
Nathan Fox is lending his talents to the new arc of Todd McFarlaneâ€™s Haunt. Bleeding Cool has a peek at the ashcan preview of Foxâ€™s work on the series that was distributed at New York Comic Con this weekend.
Cartoonists Cathy Guisewite and Kansas Cityâ€™s Bill Amend were featured in a video by Tom Gammill for this yearâ€™s Reuben Award ceremony.