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Shadowline Publisher and Image Founder to Appear at Las Vegas Amazing Con

The Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con will feature the best and brightest in comic book and pop entertainment, and among them is going to be our very own Shadowline head honcho, Jim Valentino. Valentino will be making his first appearance at Amazing Comic Con and is being celebrated for his part in launching the very first Guardians of the Galaxy solo series. A few years later, Valentino co-founded Image Comics and introduced fandom to ShadowHawk. The Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con website goes on to mention that he is "currently producing some of the most cutting edge books" with Shadowline.

Amazing Las Vegas takes place this coming weekend, June 20-21-22, at the South Point Hotel & Casino (9777 S Las Vegas Blvd) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Aside from appearing at his table throughout the convention, Valentino will be taking part in the following panels:

Saturday 12pm-1pm at the Hall A Theater Room
ROB LIEFELD SMASHES POP CULTURE: Amazing Spider-Man, X-Men, Deadpool, Avengers, and More. Comic Creator Rob Liefeld candidly speaks on the inner workings of your favorite Blockbusters- from the Movies, to the Studios that produce them, to Comics they originated from, and the fans of Pop Culture. Guaranteed to be one of the most entertaining panels of the Las Vegas Comic Con! With Rob Liefeld, Jim Valentino, Marat Mychaels.

Saturday - 2pm-3pm at the Hall A Theater Room
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: Amazing Comic Con prides itself in bringing the Architects of Pop Culture- creators who influence the mainstream the most. At Las Vegas Comic Con, the next great Marvel Movie franchise launches with the Guardians of the Galaxy. Gathered here are the key Marvel Cosmic Creators responsible for the mythos: Herb Trimpe, Jim Valentino, Andy Lanning, Andy Schmidt, and Gerry Duggan!

The convention is described as "a giant exhibitors hall, an international artist alley, a video game arena, hundreds of people in costume and more." The Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con is billed as having "something for everyone" from After Hours parties to family fun on Sunday Kid’s Day! The convention hours are: FRI 6/20: 3pm-8pm, SAT 6/21: 10am-7pm and SUN 6/22: 10am-6pm.

Tickets for the event are ON SALE NOW through the South Point Box Office. Single Day Tickets start at $25, with Full 3-Day Admission available as well. VIP Packages are ALMOST sold out, so hurry for this First Class Option. And, Kids 10 and under are FREE with paid adult!

More information can be found at their website - http://www.amazinglasvegascomiccon.com/