First Born: First Look coverPress Release

Top Cow Productions is pleased to reveal their programming, signing schedule, and exclusives details for Wizard World Philadelphia. The convention takes place June 15th-17th, 2007 in the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Top Cow will be represented heavily at Wizard World Philadelphia with four of comics' brightest creators appearing for signings at the Top Cow (Booth, #1501) Ron Marz (Ion, Samurai: Heaven & Earth) the architect behind Top Cow's summer event, First Born, will appear on Friday and Saturday. Rising star Michael Broussard, artist on the upcoming Unholy Union special and the recently announced new ongoing The Darkness series and Eric Basaldua, Top Cow superstar and convention favorite, will appear all three days of the show. Iconic cover artist Greg Horn will appear at the Top Cow booth on Friday. Wizard World Philadelphia also marks the first US appearance of hot new artist Kenneth Rocafort and the debut of Paul Dini's Madame Mirage #1.

Madame Mirage #1 coverAdditionally, Top Cow has announced three new convention exclusives including a shared exclusive variant with Fantastic Realm for Madame Mirage #1 featuring an original piece by Kenneth Rocafort. Also available at the show will be First Born: First Look with a new cover by Michael Broussard and Witchblade Takeru Manga #5 featuring a new cover by Eric Basaldua. Top Cow will hold two panels including a Wizard School on Marketing on Friday afternoon and a Top Cow panel on Saturday afternoon which will see the debut of a brand new Top Cow trailer and exciting announcements about upcoming events in the Fall. Attendees for both panels will receive an exclusive mini-lithograph for stopping by.

Friday, June 15th 2007
12pm-3pm Kenneth Rocafort (Madame Mirage, Hunter-Killer)
1pm-2pm Greg Horn (Madame Mirage, Ms Marvel)
2pm-5pm Eric Basaldua (The Darkness Level 3, Hunter-Killer)
3pm-6pm Ron Marz (Witchblade, First Born)
4pm-6pm Michael Broussard (Unholy Union, The Darkness)
4-5pm Wizard School: Marketing - Wizard School Room 107

Saturday, June 16th 2007
10am-12pm Michael Broussard (Unholy Union, The Darkness)
10am-12pm Ron Marz (Witchblade, First Born)
12pm-2pm Kenneth Rocafort (Madame Mirage, Hunter-Killer)
2pm-3pm Top Cow Panel - Marshall Rogers Room 105
3pm-5pm Ron Marz (Witchblade, First Born)
3pm-6pm Eric Basaldua (The Darkness Level 3, Hunter-Killer)

Witchblade Takeru Manga #5 coverSunday, June 17th 2007
12pm-2pm Michael Broussard (Unholy Union, The Darkness)
1pm-3pm Kenneth Rocafort (Madame Mirage, Hunter-Killer)
2pm-4pm Eric Basaldua (The Darkness Level 3, Hunter-Killer)

"We're big fans of the City of Brotherly Love ", Filip Sablik, Vice President of Marketing & Sales commented, "With two new pivotal series launching just in time for Con Season (Madame Mirage and First Born) we wanted to make this show is something special for the fans. We're also really excited to have Kenneth join us from Puerto Rico for the first time".