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AfterShock Comics reveals NYCC signing schedule, exclusives, and more

AfterShock Comics Heads to New York Comic Con. Here’s the scoop.

Press Release

AfterShock Comics is taking New York Comic Con by storm this year with an impressive list of creators on hand for fans to meet, exclusives to purchase, and panels too. This has been a publisher to watch for some time now and it seems to only get better as time goes on. Their presence at NYCC looks to make waves with some big reveals as well and the creators on hand signing for them is impressive. To get details on their presence at NYCC read below and don’t forget to check out the variant covers revealed below.

(September 25, 2018) Los Angeles, CA – AfterShock Comics, the industry’s most talked about independent publishing company, returns to New York Comic Con, October 4 – 7, for an eventful four days delivering exclusive content and opportunities for comic enthusiasts attending the largest pop culture event on the east coast.

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Located at Booth #2242 at the Javits Center, AfterShock Comics will be represented on site by Editor-in-Chief Mike Marts; Publisher/Chief Creative Officer Joe Pruett; President Lee Kramer; SVP Sales & Marketing Steve Rotterdam; Retailer/Fan Relations Manager Lisa Y. Wu; Managing Editor Christina Harrington and a roster of renowned creators.

AfterShock has assembled a stellar signing schedule featuring some of the most exciting creative stars making comics today, including:

– Declan Shalvey (DREAMING EAGLES, SHIPWRECK): Thursday, October 4, 2pm
– Russ Braun (JIMMY’S BASTARDS): Thursday, October 4, 2pm
– Goran Sudžuka (A WALK THROUGH HELL): Friday, October 5, 1pm
– Omar Francia (VOLITION): Friday, October 5, 1pm
– Taylor Espositio (BABYTEETH; HOT LUNCH SPECIAL): Saturday, October 6, 1pm
– Eliot Rahal (HOT LUNCH SPECIAL): Saturday, October 6, 1pm
– Jorge Fornes (HOT LUNCH SPECIAL): Saturday, October 6, 1pm
– Adam Glass & Aidan Glass (THE LOLLIPOP KIDS): Saturday, October 6, 2pm
– Donny Cates (BABYTEETH): Sunday, October 7, 1pm
– Frank Tieri (PESTILENCE): Sunday, October 7, 2pm

Additionally, New York Comic Con exclusive variants only available at Booth #2242 include The Lollipop Kids #1 and Beyonders #1, both featuring covers by Juan Doe, and The Last Space Race #1, with cover by Declan Shalvey.

“AfterShock Comics couldn’t be more thrilled to head two blocks west from our New York offices to be part of all the action at this year’s New York Comic Con,” said Mike Marts. “We’ve got a lot in store for AfterShock fans and friends, and we look forward to a memorable four days at one of the most exciting pop culture events of the year.”

On Friday, September 5, from 4:00pm – 5:00pm in Room 1C03, AfterShock will present an up-close-and-personal panel entitled Shock Treatments – Behind the Creative Alchemy at AfterShock Comics, a deep dive into the creative processes behind the most talked about comics being published today. Attendees will get the inside track from Publisher/Chief Creative Officer Joe Pruett; Editor-in-Chief Mike Marts and an eclectic panel of creators on the stories and projects that will be shaking things up for months to come. Panelists will include Adam Glass and Aidan Glass, Frank Tieri, Marguerite Bennett, Steve Orlando, Elio Rahal, Jorge Fornes, Ted Anderson and more.

Fans will also have a rare opportunity to get their hands on a limited edition, one-of-a-kind AfterShock Mystery Box, a value of close to $200, for only $75.

Contents may include graded comics, signed comics, rare variants, complete series runs and surprise items every comic enthusiast will enjoy.

About AfterShock Comics

AfterShock Comics is a creatively driven comic book publisher led by a team of highly accomplished, life-long comics professionals and entertainment specialists. AfterShock is dedicated to working with the brightest stars in the creative community to reach out to new and established audiences and tell original, uniquely compelling stories – through comics, graphic novels and beyond.

AfterShock’s executive team includes Editor-in-Chief Mike Marts; CCO/Publisher Joe Pruett; President Lee Kramer, a film/TV production and development executive; and CEO Jon Kramer, an entertainment entrepreneur with extensive worldwide production and distribution experience.

Become a patron today to get exclusive perks, like access to our exclusive Discord community and our monthly comic book club, ad-free browsing on, a physical trade paperback sent to your house every month, and more!


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