Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Vivek J. Tiwary Hosts "The Harvey Awards" at 2015 Baltimore Comic Con

Join the Comics Industry at The Harvey Awards

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - People can attend, on the evening of Saturday, September 26, 2015, the Harvey Award Ceremony and participate in an experience like none other in Comic Fandom. Attendees will have an opportunity to see Harvey Awards nominees, along with some of the top talent in the industry. The Harvey Awards ceremony will honor the award recipients and induct two creators into the Harvey Kurtzman Hall of Fame. In addition, The Hero Initiative will present their annual awards.

Harvey Awards tickets are on sale NOW! Tickets to the event, which includes a full cocktail hour (cash bar), full service dinner (featuring a Baltimore Crabcake!), the awards ceremony, and a gift bag, are now available for $125. Tickets are available at our website via credit card at baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets.

Following a cocktail hour where you can rub elbows with industry professionals and fans alike, this exciting evening will be highlighted by our host Vivek J. Tiwary, a #1 New York Times bestselling author, Tony Award-winning Broadway producer, and the founder of multi-platform arts and entertainment company Tiwary Entertainment Group.

Vivek will welcome our presenters to the stage, including comics professional like Darwyn Cooke, Mike Gold, David Petersen, Sara Richard, Mark Waid, and Marv Wolfman.

In addition, you will be witness to the honoring of legendary comics talent being recognized for their contributions to the industry. The Hall of Fame inductees will be Will Eisner, represented by Carl and Nancy Gropper, and Jules Feiffer. From The Hero Initiative, the 2015 Hero Lifetime Achievement award will be presented to Russ Heath, and the Giordano Humanitarian recipient is Denis Kitchen. Attendees can join in honoring this legendary group!

The Harvey Awards are also pleased to present a gift bag to the first 300 attendees purchasing tickets for this comic event of the fall. This year's gift bag is a wonderful collection of books, including such treasures as Wally Wood's EC Stories Artisan Edition from IDW, The Fifth Beatle Collector's Edition from Dark Horse, 3 Pen & Ink (Hit, George Perez's Sirens, and Day Men) editions from BOOM! Studios, and a beautiful Jules Feiffer Art Print from Abrams ComicArts. In addition to these wonderful books, expect contributions from other publishers as well, including DC Entertainment, Valiant Entertainment, and Archie Comics.

About The Baltimore Comic-Con
The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 16th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. For more information, please visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com.

About The Harvey Awards
The Harvey Awards are one of the comic book industry's oldest and most respected awards. With a history of over 20 years, the last 10 in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harveys recognize outstanding achievements in over 20 categories. They are the only industry awards nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. For more information, please visit www.harveyawards.org.


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