Stephen Colbert at NY Comic Con

Stephen Colbert at NY Comic Con

Post by Smart Ape - Not a Gashea » Wed, 31 Jan 2007 07:46:03


Press Release

  Oni Press is elated to announce that Stephen Colbert, the Emmy
Award-winning host of Comedy Central's Colbert Report, will be making an
appearance at the New York Comic-Con in support of the new comic book
miniseries, Stephen Colbert's Tek Jansen. Based on Colbert's self-published,
but undistributed, science fiction epic, Alpha Squad 7: Lady Nocturne: A Tek
Jansen Adventure and the inspiration for the series of Tek Jansen animated
shorts on The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert's Tek Jansen is a five-issue
miniseries set to arrive in comic shops everywhere this March. To help
promote this launch, Mr. Colbert will be signing at the New York Comic-Con
on Friday, February 23rd at 4:30 PM.

  "We are so e***d about Tek Jansen's comic book debut!" exclaimed Oni
Press founder and publisher Joe Nozemack. "Mr. Colbert and the rest of the
BusBoy Productions staff have been so supportive and encouraging during the
development of this project. We're proud to be working with such a talented
array of people and we're delighted Mr. Colbert will be joining us at the
New York Comic-Con."

  Oni Press, Inc., one of the premiere independent publishers of comics and
graphic novels will also be setup at Booth #353. There, they will host a
plethora of additional comic creator signings, portfolio reviews, and
previews of some of the exciting projects coming later in the year from the

  "The New York Comic-Con is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated
pop culture events of the year and all of us at Oni Press are thrilled to be
adding to that buzz with this appearance by one of the most beloved
personalities on television," concluded Nozemack. "Stephen Colbert has
already changed punditry forever and comic book science fiction is next!"

  Stephen Colbert's Tek Jansen #1 (of 5) is a full color, 32-page comic book
that retails for $3.99 US. It is written by John Layman and Tom Peyer with
Jim Massey and illustrated by Scott Chantler with others. The first issue
features a special 1-in-4 variant cover by Astonishing X-Men artist John
Cassaday and it arrives in comic shops everywhere this March!

  Stephen Colbert's Tek Jansen TM & ? Comedy Central. Oni Press logo and
icon created by Dave Gibbons, TM & ? Oni Press, Inc.