Wednesday, September 5, 2012

The Amazing Spider-Man's Stan Lee and John Romita at 2012 Baltimore Comic-Con

John Romita Sr. Joins Stan Lee for Panel at the 2012 Baltimore Comic-Con

Limited edition print available for purchase by VIP and VIP GOLD Ticket Holders

The Baltimore Comic-Con has announced that John Romita Sr. will join Stan Lee for his panel, to be held Saturday afternoon, September 8th at 4:30pm. John is appearing on behalf of the Hero Initiative.

Best known for his work at Marvel Comics on the Amazing Spider-Man, John began working for the company at Atlas Comics in the 1950s on war, romance, horror, and other genres. He freelanced at DC Comics in the mid-1950s on romance titles and cover art, eventually leaving to work as a commercial artist before being lured back to Marvel full time where he spent time working on Daredevil, Fantastic Four, and eventually his long run on Amazing Spider-Man, defining for many the look of the Spider-Man characters.

In addition, Stan Lee Collectibles announced that they will have a limited edition poster for sale at the show. A small number of these limited edition posters have been reserved for VIP and VIP GOLD ticket holders to ensure they are able to purchase one. Limited quantities are available for purchase by attendees. The posters may be purchased at booth 1507-1508 on the showroom floor.

Stan's Appearance Schedule while at the Baltimore Comic-Con:

Saturday (times are approximate)
10:30 -12:00 - SIGNING
12:30 - 1:30 - PHOTOS
2:00 - 3:30 - SIGNING
3:45 - 4:25 - PHOTOS
4:30 - 5:30 - PANEL
5:45 - TBD - SIGNING

Sunday (times are approximate)
10:00 - 11:00 - PHOTOS
11:00 - 12:00 - SIGNING

The Hero Initiative is a federally charted not-for-profit corporation dedicated to helping comic book creators in their hour on need. By providing financial safety nets for medical aid, financial support for the necessities of life, and an avenue back to paying work, the Hero Initiative, through the support of its donors, has been able to grant more than $500,000 to over 50 comic veterans.

For more information about how to help support the Hero Initiative, please visit

About The Baltimore Comic-Con
The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 13th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. With a guest list unequaled in the industry, the Baltimore Comic-Con will be held September 8-9, 2012. For more information, please visit

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