Monday, October 06, 2014

The Overlook Press at New York Comic Con 2014

October 9th marks the beginning of the 2014 New York Comic Con, and The Overlook Press is excited to announce that for the first time ever we will be joining the much-anticipated annual event. From October 9th to 12th, The Overlook Press will be at the Javits Center at Booth #128, ready to introduce some of our amazing titles to Comic Con fans.

We'll have something for everyone, from a Metallica graphic novel to our ancient Roman Swords and Sandals series, and from the bestselling True Grit to a wealth of books about movies. Fans will also have the opportunity to meet our featured authors Edward Carey (Heap House), Dave Zeltserman (The Boy Who Killed Demons) and Deirdre Franklin (Little Darling's Pinups for Pitbulls) at exclusive book signings.

New York Comic Con is a fantastic way to celebrate stories across many genres, and we can’t wait to share with you some of ours. In the meantime you can learn more about our authors, below!

Edward Carey is the author and illustrator of two novels for adults, Observatory Mansions and Alva and Irva, which was longlisted for the IMPAC Literary Award.  Heap House will be the first installment in The Iremonger Trilogy, a new fantasy series and his first work for young readers. Born in England, he now lives with his wife, Elizabeth McCracken, and their two children in Austin, Texas. 

Edward will appear on Thursday from 3:00pm-5:00pm.

Dave Zeltserman is the author of ten horror and crime novels, including Monster, a Booklist Top 10 Horror Fiction selection; The Caretaker of Lorne Field, shortlisted by the American Library Association for best horror novel of 2010; and A Killer’s Essence. His third horror novel, The Boy Who Killed Demons, expands to reach a younger audience through its teenage protagonist, 15-year-old Henry Dudlow. He lives in the Boston area. 

Dave will appear on Friday from 1:00pm-4:00pm.

Deirdre “Little Darling” Franklin is the founder, President, and soul behind Pinups for Pitbulls, Inc., a not-for-profit organization with a mission to educate people about the history, temperament, and plight of the pit bull. She holds a M.S. degree in Public Policy from Drexel University, where she specialized in breed-specific legislation.  Her book, Little Darling's Pinups for Pitbulls, seeks to advance this mission through a combination of photography, pets, and pinups. She lives in Asheville, North Carolina with her husband Jeffrey and their two furry children, Baxter Bean and Zoe.

Deirdre will appear on Saturday from 11:00am-1:00pm & 2:00pm-5:00pm and Sunday from 11:00am-1:00pm & 2:00pm-4:00pm. 

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