DARK HORSE AND FRANK MILLER INVITE YOU TO SIN CITY
Frank Miller to sign in Dark Horse booth at NYCC
MILWAUKIE, Ore. — To celebrate the release of Frank Miller’s Sin City: The Hard Goodbye Curator’s Collection, Dark Horse is excited to offer fans the opportunity to meet comics legend Frank Miller at New York Comic Con! On Saturday, October 8, 2016, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Dark Horse will welcome Miller for a special two-hour signing at booth #1636 at the Javits Convention Center.
The Frank Miller signing is an exclusive wristband-only event and will be his only signing at New York Comic Con. Wristbands will be distributed by a random drawing in the Dark Horse Comics booth on Friday and Saturday mornings during the first hour of the show.
Dark Horse will be selling limited quantities of both the standard and special editions of Frank Miller’s Sin City: The Hard Goodbye Curator’s Collection in the booth for fans to purchase prior to the signing.
Frank Miller’s Sin City: The Hard Goodbye Curator’s Collection Special Edition
NYCC attendees who purchase a copy of the special edition at the Dark Horse booth are guaranteed a wristband to the signing, a priority spot at the front of the line to have Frank specially personalize their book, and a limited 11 x 17–inch Sin City print, which Frank will sign as well.
Frank Miller’s Sin City: The Hard Goodbye Curator’s Collection Standard Edition
NYCC attendees who purchase a copy of the standard edition at the Dark Horse booth will receive a wristband, a priority spot in line, Frank’s signature in the book, and a limited 11 x 17–inch Sin City print, which Frank will sign.
Dark Horse Booth Wristband Lottery
NYCC attendees who win a wristband to the signing via the in-booth lottery will be awarded a limited 11 x 17–inch Sin City print, which Frank will sign. No additional material will be signed.
Frank Miller’s Sin City: The Hard Goodbye Curator’s Collection is an impressive book to own—a deluxe hardcover with a HUGE trim size of 15 x 21.5 inches, 224 pages, and smyth-sewn binding under a cloth spine. Produced and assembled under the Kitchen Sink Books/Dark Horse Books imprint, Frank Miller’s Sin City: The Hard Goodbye Curator’s Collection showcases the entire Eisner Award–winning graphic novel, now scanned from the original artwork in Frank Miller’s personal archives and reproduced at full size. This edition features an introduction from Sin City codirector Robert Rodriguez, an epilogue by publisher Mike Richardson, and a new interview with Frank Miller about his artistic technique to accompany the interior artwork. Frank Miller’s Sin City: The Hard Goodbye Curator’s Collection retails for $175.
Frank Miller’s Sin City: The Hard Goodbye Curator’s Collection Special Edition features the same material and page count as the regular edition but has an alternative cover and is signed by Frank Miller in pencil on a special tipped-in image not included in the regular edition. The special edition is limited to 50 copies and retails for $275.
About Frank Miller
Frank Miller began his career in comics in the late 1970s, first drawing then writing Daredevil for Marvel Comics, creating what was essentially a crime comic disguised as a superhero book. It was on Daredevil that Miller gained notoriety, honed his storytelling abilities, and took his first steps toward becoming a giant in the comics medium. Next came Ronin, a science-fiction samurai drama that seamlessly melded Japanese and French comics traditions into the American mainstream; and then the groundbreaking and acclaimed Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and Batman: Year One, both of which not only redefined the classic character, but also revitalized the industry itself. Finally able to fulfill his dream of doing an all-out, straight-ahead crime series, Miller introduced Sin City in 1991. Readers responded enthusiastically to Miller’s tough-as-leather noir drama, creating an instant sales success. His multi-award-winning 300 series from Dark Horse, a telling of history’s most glorious and underreported battle, was brought to full-blooded life in 1998. In 2001, Miller returned to the superhero genre with the best-selling Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again. Frank Miller continues to push the medium into new territories, exploring subject matter previously untouched in comics, and his work consistently receives the highest praise from his industry peers and readers everywhere. In 2005, with the hugely successful Sin City movie release, co-directed with Robert Rodriguez, Miller added a director’s credit to his already impressive resumé and introduced his characters to an entirely new legion of fans worldwide.
About Dark Horse
For thirty years, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, the company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, Brian Wood, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Milo Manara, Kazuo Koike, Neil Gaiman, and Frank Miller, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The Mask, Ghost, X, and Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga, and products based on popular properties includes Dragon Age, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, Tomb Raider, Halo, The Witcher, Serenity, Game of Thrones, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.
About Kitchen Sink Books
Founded in 2013 by pioneering alternative publisher Denis Kitchen (of Kitchen Sink Press) and award-winning designer/editor John Lind, Kitchen Sink Books is an exclusive imprint of Dark Horse Comics focusing on archival collections, art books, and large format editions. Their debut title The Best of Comix Book: When Marvel Went Underground won the 2014 Harvey Awards for Best Domestic Reprint and Excellence in Presentation. Also in 2014, Harvey Kurtzman’s Jungle Book became the first release in Kitchen Sink Books’ ambitious Harvey Award–nominated Essential Kurtzman series, which aims to collect the most acclaimed work of this master cartoonist and satirist. Frank Miller's Sin City: The Hard Goodbye Curator's Collection is the first project in Kitchen Sink’s Curator’s Collection series featuring original art reproduced at size, alongside preliminary work, essays, and creator interviews.