Wizard World Comic Con VIPs To Receive Six Limited Edition Exclusive Variant Covers At Five 2016 Shows
‘JLA #1’ by Tyler Kirkham, ‘Star Wars: Vader Down’ by Mike Mayhew, ‘Captain America #7’ 75th Anniv. by Mahmud Asrar Featured In Columbus, Richmond, Austin, Tulsa, Pittsburgh
Five upcoming 2016 Wizard World Comic Cons will be bonanzas for comic book fans when “Wizard World VIP” attendees receive six limited edition exclusive variant covers of three all-time favorite comics by three superstar artists at each event.
Only an extremely limited number of Wizard World VIPs at each event will receive the following highly collectible comics:
While out on a drive, Barry Allen investigates a strange blue glow coming from a house, and ends up encountering Jasonar and Saranna, beings from the dimension known as Kalanor. Changing into the Flash, Barry learns that these aliens come from another dimension which has been under the rule of Despero, a despotic ruler who has access to super weapons. Jasonar and Saranna had come to Earth to build a device which would absorb the weapons’ power source. Offering to help, the Flash calls the Justice League together for a meeting in order to help Jasonar and Saranna in their mission to stop Despero. JLA #1 (1960) is written by Gardner Fox; the penciler is Mike Sekowski and the inker is Bernard Sachs.
- Star Wars: Vader Down #1 Wizard World Presents Comic Con Box Exclusive Variant Cover by Mike Mayhew
- Star Wars: Vader Down #1 Wizard World Presents Comic Con Box Exclusive Black & White Variant Cover by Mike Mayhew
When Darth Vader accidentally finds himself facing off against the Rebel Fleet on his own, the rebels will learn the true strength of the Dark Side of the Force! Once Vader crashes on a nearby planet, the Rebellion is willing to risk everything for this once-in-a-lifetime chance to take out one of their biggest enemies! Luke! Vader! Leia! Aphra! Han! Chewie! And all manner of Droid, good and evil! Star Wars: Vader Down #1 is written by Jason Aaron; art by Mike Deodado.
- Captain America #7 75th Anniversary Wizard World Presents Comic Con Box Exclusive Variant Cover by Mahmud Asrar
- Captain America #7 75th Anniversary Wizard World Presents Comic Con Box Exclusive Black & White Variant Cover by Mahmud Asrar
Since World War II, Steve Rogers has wielded his red, white and blue shield against unspeakable odds. When he fell, his brother in arms, Bucky Barnes, picked it up. When it was time to rest, he handed it to his good friend, Sam Wilson. But now Steve will be asked to wield it one last time, against a foe so deadly he knows it could very well be his final stand. Captain America #7 75th Anniversary Issue is written by Nick Spencer; art by Daniel Acuña.
Note that the offer applies to “Wizard World VIPs” only; no celebrity VIPs include the comics, and only while supplies last. Dates of each show and quantities are as follows:
- Columbus, Ohio (July 29-31), 100 VIPs
- Richmond, Va. (Sept. 9-11), 100 VIPs
- Austin, Texas (Sept. 23-25), 100 VIPs
- Tulsa, Okla. (Oct. 21-23), 125 VIPs
- Pittsburgh (Nov. 4-6), 100 VIPs
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