Thursday, March 13, 2008

Agnes Culpepper Needs You!

This is a call to support two of my comics projects!

I have two comics proposals in the running at Comic Creation Nation at This is a community-based website where members vote for their favourite comics "pitches" to be turned into comics.

There is a lot of work involved to create and post the pitches, including a complete 22-page script. I have two projects in the running -- AGNES CULPEPPER (a supernatural comedy) and EVOLUTIONARIES (a super-hero adventure, co-created with Ronn Sutton).

Please take some time to visit the website, register, rate the pitches and cast your vote by collecting your favourites in the "Swag Bag" and then ranking them in your collections area. Every vote pushes a project up the ranks in the chart.

You might also want to check out the art galleries by Ronn (Evolutionaries, Storytelling) and me (Girl Power, Thrilling Romance).

Thanks in advance for your support!

Janet (BestDestiny)

New York! New York! April 2008

Great news! Ronn Sutton and I will be appearing in Artist Alley at the New York Comic Con from April 18 to 20, 2008. Ronn and I will have lots of original art on hand and we'll be doing commissions too. A press release about the event follows.

Norwalk, CT, March 6, 2008: The New York Comic Con (NYCC) today revealed the complete roster of the comic book legends, luminaries, and Rising! stars who'll appear in its 2008 Artist Alley. The 2008 New York Comic Con takes place April 18-20 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City and features Guests of Honor including Mike Mignola, Grant Morrison, and T.M. Revolution.

Artist Alley is a division of NYCC's Exhibition Hall reserved for comic book and pop culture creators -- both legendary as well as emerging -- and is a unique arena that allows for creators and fans to personally interact. Highlights from New York Comic Con's Artist Alley include Mark Buckingham, C.B. Cebulski, Colleen Doran, Danny Fingeroth, Bob Layton, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Monte Moore, Rags Morales, John Romita, Jr., Jim Shooter, and Jim Valentino.

Everything we do at New York Comic Con is about experience," Show Manager Lance Fensterman said. "While the show is only three days in April, we endeavor to create something that'll remain for a lifetime in memory, and out of everything we're planning, it's the talent and interaction in Artist Alley that may be many attendees' favorite memory."New York Comic Con 2008's Artist Alley is the result of months of work from NYCC's team and also one of NYCC's most-asked-about attractions.

The complete listing is available now at and also appears below…

Bob Almond Franco Aureliani Dick Ayers Michael Bair Matt "Batt" Banning Jason Baroody Chris Batista Carolyn Belefski Steve Belledin Dan Berger Rich Bernatovech Simone Bianchi Jake Black Greg Blazer Anna Warren Boersig Jon Bogdanove Ken Branch Ivan Brandon Mark Brooks Charles Brown Mark Buckingham Rich Buckler BUZZ James Campbell Nick Cardy Joshua Carter John Cebollero C.B. Cebulski Justin "Spanky" CermakPhillip Chan Jeff Chandler Bernard Chang Sean Chen Cliff Chiang Dan Chinchester Kari Christensen Lawrence Christmas Tom Chu Matthew ClarkPhillip Clarke Classic Comics Press Olivier Coipel Eugene Commodore Amanda Conner Darwyn Cooke Dan Cooney Ed Counts Molly Crabapple Illustration Wes Craig Carlos d'Anda Peter David Albert Debnam Nelson DeCastro Todd Dezago Marko Djurdjevic Michael Dolce Derec Donovan Michael Dooney Colleen Doran Dale Eaglesham Tommy Lee Edwards Steve Ellis Steve Epting Mark Evanier Jesse Farrell Ray Felix Will Finan David Finch Michael Finger Danny Fingeroth Ramona Fradon Gary Friedrich Jose Luis Garcia Lopez Ron Garney Michael Gaydos Randy Gentile Keith Giffen Sam Girdich Basil Gogos Dan Goldman Dan Goodsell Keron Grant Michael Grassia Scott Grimando Geoff Grogan Peter Gross Yvel Guichet Brad Guigar Wesley Gunn Brian Haberlin Carissa Halston Ryusuke Hamamoto Craig Hamilton Scott Hanna Jesse Hansen Fred Harper Dean Haspiel Lewis Helfand Clayton Henry Janet Hetherington David Hillman Bryan Hitch Greg Horn Richard Howell Mike Huddleson Jamal Igle Phil Jimenez Geoff Johns Veronica Jones JG Jones Kris Justice Paul Michael Kane Eric Kayser Joe Kelly Carl Kent Karl Kerschl Barbara Kesel Danny Kimanyen J.J. Kirby Blair Kitchen Douglas Klauba Chirstopher Knowles Jim Kyle Andy Lanning Serge LaPointe Bob Larkin Steve Lavigne Jim Lawson Bob Layton Jim Lee Fred Van Lente John Paul Leon Tim Leong Rob Liefeld Mike Lilly Lisa Lin John Livesay Mike Lopez Aaron Lopresti John Lucas Julian Lytle Kevin Maguire Jason Martin Ron Marz Jason McKee Mike McKone Frank McLaughlin Bob McLeod Steve McNiven Jason Millet Welson Miu Richard Molinelli Christian Montalvo Steve Montano David Montoya Monte Moore Mark Morales Rags Morales Alex Morrissey Patricia Mulvihill Steve Murphy David Nakayama Daniel Narkrosis Todd Nauk Shaun Noel Dan Nokes Oliver Nome Steve Noppenberger Steven O'Connell Michael Avon Oeming Ken Okabayashi Denny O'Neal Joshua Ortega Jean Claude Padilla Jimmy Palmiotti Yanick Paquette Dan Parent Andrew Pepoy Marcos Perez Khoi Pham Caleb Prochnow David Quiles Rodney Ramos Tom Raney Jon Reed Robert Reilly Ivan Reis Michael Renzine Dan. H. Richards Rivera Martin Robaszewski Andrew Robinson John Romita, Jr Shane Rooks Craig Rousseau Stephane Roux Josef Rubinstein Steve Rude Michael Ryan Mark Sable Steve Sadowski Daniel Salgo Alex Saviuk David Seidman Dave Shelton Jim Shooter Ryan Sias Joe Simon Walter Simonson Louise Simonson Joe Sinnott Louis Small Timothy Smith Tom Smith Solero Christian Spollen Joe Staton Christina Strain Ronn Sutton Arthur Suydam Jonathan Syphax Craig Taillefer Eric Talbot Billy Tan Mark Texiera Art Thibert Andie Tong Willard Torres Gia-Bio Tran Steve Uy Tom Valenti Jim Valentino Fred Van Lente Ethan Van Sciver Ceasar Vargas Samuel Vera Dexter Vines Peter Vinton Steve Walker Emily Warren Lee Weeks Graig Weich Graig Weich Scott Weinstein Chris Weston Renee Witterstaetter Bob Wiacek Keith Williams Ven Yann

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