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Come see Archie Comics at the New York Comic Con!

New York Comic Con 2007
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
The corner of 39th Street & 12th Avenue
New York, New York 10001

Archie Comics will be giving out over 30,000 copies of ARCHIE #572, at the door, featuring the great story of Betty becoming a racecar driver as seen in the pages of NASCAR Illustrated.

We will be in booth # 985.

On Friday Mike Silberkleit, Victor Gorelick, Mike Pellerito and Fred Mausser will be manning the booth for the professional portion 10:00am - 4:00pm and for the public from 4:00PM to 9:00pm. Dan Parent and Tania De Rio will be doing some signings at the booth after 4:00pm.

On Saturday, Mike Silberkleit, Victor Gorelick, Mike Pellerito and Fred Mausser will be there for the entire day plus Nelson Ribeiro, Joe Pepitone and Rik Offenberger. The artists scheduled include: Dan Parent, Tanya Del Rio, Patrick Spaziante and Bob Smith. Victor Gorelick, Nelson Ribeiro and Mike Pellerito will also be signings. We'll announce the actual times at the convention.

Sunday, Mike Silberkleit, Victor Gorelick, Mike Pellerito, Fred Mausser, Nelson Ribeiro and Rik Offenberger will be at the booth. Artists signings include Fernando Ruiz and Terry Austin. Victor Gorelick, Nelson Ribeiro and Mike Pellerito will also be signings. We'll announce signing times at the booth.

We will also be involved in several panels...

Title: Capturing Female Readers: The Fastest Growing Audience for Comics
Date: Friday, February 23, 2007
Start Time: 2:30pm
End Time: 3:30pm
Description: For the last five years, teenage girls have been spiking bookstore sales and library circulations of graphic novels, and are increasingly impacting comic stores as well. What are the sources of this growth, and can it continue? Editors bring their perspectives to bear on this exciting trend.
Speaker(s): Karen Berger - Sr Vice President and Executive Editor - DC's Vertigo
Audry Taylor - Creative Director - Go Comi
Julie Taylor - Sr Editor - TOKYOPOP
Megan Bates - Senior Editor - SHOJO BEAT
Jennifer Feigelman - Teen Services Librarian, Goshen Public Library and Historical Society
Victor Gorelick, VP - Managing Editor, Archie Comics

Title: Licensing for Beginners
Sponsored by LIMA
Date: Friday, February 23, 2007
Start Time: 3:00pm
End Time: 4:00pm
Description: Join Steve Herman, Vice President Merchandising, Archie Entertainment
For a basic introduction to licensing that will cover: protecting a newly created comic book character, finding an audience through comics, broadening your character’s exposure through other media outlets, creating a licensing program that makes sense for your comic book character and taking your comic book character abroad. A brief case study of the successful licensing program behind the Archie comic book characters will follow.
Speaker(s): Steve Herman - Vice President of Merchandising - Archie Entertainment

Title: 65 Years of Growing up with Archie
Date: Sunday, February 25, 2007
Start Time: 2:00pm
End Time: 3:00pm
Description: Join the creative staff who will share inside perspectives on the creation of Archie, how it has evolved, why it dominates the newsstands and the super markets in comic sales. Panelists include: Michael Silberkleit, Chairman/Co-Publisher; Victor Gorelick, VP Managing Editor (for over 40 years); Fred Mausser, VP Sales; Mike Pellerito, Editor Sonic and Katy Keene and Sabrina the Teenage Witch; Nelson Ribeiro, Editor of the Digest line; Rik Offenberger, Public Relations Coordinator; Dan Parent, Betty & Veronica Archie Artist & Writer; Fernando Ruiz, and Tanya Del Rio, Sabrina Manga Archie Artist & Writer.
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