Comic-Con International, the largest comic related merchandise show in the Western hemisphere will feature tons of Death, Jr. items, according to a press release from Backbone, developers of the upcoming PSP title.
“Comic-Con is a massive showcase of the hottest properties in the comic book world and Death, Jr. will be prominently displayed for its growing fan base,” said Mike Mika, creative director of Backbone Emeryville. “With a video game, critically acclaimed comic book series, action figures, an art book, t-shirts, and even a feature film in pre-production with Circle of Confusion, Death, Jr. has finally arrived!”
Backbone will be exhibiting at booth 5321, from July 14-17, 2005, and has a number of events scheduled to show off Death, Jr. and other new original properties from the company. Death Jr. will be playable in the booth, and Death, Jr. merchandise will also be on sale including issues #1 and #2 of the comic book, limited edition hardcover Death, Jr. art books, and special limited edition Death, Jr. t-shirts.
The creative team behind the creation of the Death, Jr. comic, Ted Naifeh, artist, and Gary Whitta, writer, will also be on hand in the booth on July 16th, from 1PM-3PM signing copies of the comics.