By The Editor
Jul 13, 2012 - 17:44
VIZ MEDIA INVITES YOUNG FANS FOR KIDS DAY AT 2012 COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL
VIZ Media welcomes younger fans and the young-at–heart on Sunday, July 15th for KIDS DAY at the company’s expansive Booth 2813 at the 2012 Comic-Con International, the nation’s biggest comic book, science fiction and pop culture event, in San Diego, CA. The day will celebrate the company’s VIZ KIDS imprint with a free graphic novel sampler, VOLTRON FORCE® and WINX CLUB lanyards, and special guest appearances to delight visitors of all ages.
Fans are invited to meet artist Ray-Anthony Height, from VIZ Media’s new original graphic novel series, REDAKAI, who will make an in-booth personal appearance at 12:30pm. This will be immediately followed with an appearance by fellow REDAKAI artist Dan Ciurczak at 1:30pm. Based on the animated action series currently airing on Cartoon Network, REDAKAI is set in exotic locales with amazing battles, monstrous warriors, and super powers and follows the adventures of Team Stax as they race against competitors searching the world for mystical kairu energy, the primal power of the universe
Visitors are also invited to meet VOLTRON FORCE Vol. 1 graphic novel artist Jacob Chabot, who will be on-hand to meet fans of the series at 2:30pm. VOLTRON® is a hugely successful, globally recognized brand that was introduced in the early 1980’s. The new Voltron Force animated series and VIZ Media’s graphic novel series are a continuation of the classic ’80s cartoon, Voltron: Defender of the Universe, with updated storylines and characters for a whole new generation. VIZ Media’s VOLTRON FORCE graphic novels are all-new, original adventures featuring Larmina, Daniel and Vince, the Voltron Force cadets.
VOLTRON FORCE fans are encouraged to come learn the fun new VOLTRON Dance at 11am and 3:30pm. The first 30 fans who attend each session receive a free copy of the VOLTRON FORCE® Vol. 1 graphic novel.
WINX CLUB fans will also want to catch a special appearance by the Winx fairies. Come and meet Bloom, Aisha and Stella at 11:30am and 4pm. Based on the smash hit Nickelodeon animated TV program, VIZ Media’s WINX CLUB graphic novels offer fun fairy-inspired magical adventures for girls, and follow the magical adventures of five best friends— Bloom, Stella, Musa, Tecna and Flora — at Alfea, a school for fairies in the amazing dimension of Magix. With powers of sunlight, science, music, nature, and flame, the girls learn together even as they regularly battle their rivals, a trio of witches known as The Trix.
For more information on REDAKAI, VOLTRON FORCE, WINX CLUB or other VIZ Kids properties, please visit: www.VIZKids.com.