Brian Michael Bendis Heads to Special Edition: NYC!

By staff-writers - May 9, 2015

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Award Winning and Fan-Favorite Writer Joins All-Star Roster for Comic Book Industry’s Most Intimate Gathering of Artists and Fans

ReedPOP, the world’s leading producer of pop culture events including New York Comic Con, has just announced the addition of world-famous comic creator Brian Michael Bendis to this year’s Special Edition: NYC line-up. The addition elevates the prominence of the show as one of the comic industry’s most unique and intimate events of the year. Bendis joins an already amazing line-up of creators including Scott Snyder, Becky Cloonan, Chris Claremont, Greg Pak, Kevin Maguire, Brian Wood, Kate Leth, Jason Latour, Amy Reeder, Brenden Fletcher and many more. The second annual Special Edition: NYC will take place at Pier 94 on Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7. Tickets are on sale now at

Special Edition: NYC successfully debuted last year with a mission of providing a platform for fans to connect with artists and interact with fellow fans in a more exclusive and personal setting. The celebration is elevated this year with the addition of Brian Michael Bendis, the award winning comics creator, New York Times bestseller and one of the most successful writers working in mainstream comics to date. The one-of-a-kind event will provide fans the opportunity to interact with the behind-the-scenes hero who brought them some of the most acclaimed and chart-topping comic books, graphic novels and comic-inspired entertainment of the past 15 years including: Sony PlayStation Network’s recent hit live action series Powers, Marvel Entertainment’s brand-new All New X-Men and Guardians of the Galaxy series, the introduction of the multiracial Ultimate Spider-Man, the recently released and Amazon #1 graphic novel Words for Pictures,  Marvel’s globally popular Avengers franchise issues, every issue of Marvel’s best-selling Ultimate Spider-Man line as well as many other equally influential and popular works.

“This is what Special Edition: NYC is all about,” said Lance Fensterman, Global Senior Vice President of ReedPOP. “The addition of Brian Michael Bendis, arguably the most influential creator of our generation, to the already esteemed line-up of guests drives home the essence of the Special Edition: NYC – passionate fans interacting with their favorite creators and fellow fans in an intimate, community-building setting.”

Special Edition: NYC provides access to comic fans otherwise unseen from other comic book events and festivals around the world. From rising stars to living legends, Special Edition: NYC is the place where fans will be able to meet their comic book heroes and get exclusive access to Special Guests from the pages of mainstream, alternative, indie, international and web comics. The show also allows artists and creators the opportunity to connect with their fans.

Fans can find more information on the Special Edition: NYC site. All guest and panel announcements can be found on the website or on the Special Edition: NYC social media pages (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram).

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