NEW ENGLAND BECOMES THE DEADLANDS
December 31, 1969
CA â€“ 17 June 2011 â€“ This June New England will become the DEADLANDS,
and it’s all the fault of the New England Comic Retailer Association
celebrate the release of the first in a star-studded series of Weird
Western one shots from Image Comics, Visionary Comics, Strider-Nolan
Media and Pinnacle Entertainment, NECRA is bringing the creators of
DEADLANDS: THE DEVIL’S SIX GUN, writer David Gallaher and artist Steve
Ellis, to a limited exclusive tour on June 25th and 26th!
tour will encompass three of the top comic shops in the New England
area. The team will appear at Friendly Neighborhood Comics and Larry’s
Comics on the 25th and wrap up at Jetpack Comics on the 26th
Both Weird Western maestros extraordinaire, Gallaher and Ellis, will be
on hand for autographs and sketches, and each store will be stocked
with the absolutely haunting exclusive NECRA tour cover by Ellis, which
was printed just for the tour with a limited print run of 1,000 copies.
was excited to do the NECRA tour: “The comic shop experience is really
rather unique. I see this tour as an opportunity to really build a
stronger relationship with retail stores and the customers they serve.
It’s a good step towards building a stronger comics community as a
media sites such as IGN hailing this as an “All-Star Western” and
Newsarama promising Devil’s Six Gun “will knock you for a loop,”
very excited about the NECRA tour,â€ chimed in C. Edward Sellner,
Creative Director for Visionary and the writer and colorist for the
super secret backup feature drawn by Oscar Capristo. â“Visionary staff
will also be doing a tour and release party for each of the four
one-shots along the east coast. Stores are lining up to participate and
support the books.â€
events around the country are being planned for the summer, and the
DEADLANDS crew will be invading GenCon and Baltimore Comic-Con. Each
stop will feature various creators involved as well as Visionary staff.
More details on all these events will be coming soon. Please check the
sites of the main partners to get the latest!