Check us out at this weekend's Big Apple Comic Con

Cashing in on their License to Thrill, the boys make their way to The Big Apple Comic con, to rub elbows with everyone from Larry Hama (a Pete favorite) to Janet Jackson (whose restraining order is keeping Adam at home that day). Special guests will abound at this, the premier New York City comic book convention. If you're in the New York area be sure to come on down and check out the basement crew, or tune in and download next weeks episode for the best interviews, hijinks, and pantsless nerds in all of comicdom!

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FI EXPO Friday – Sunday, November 14th- 16th! SPECIAL GUESTS: GEORGE LAZENBY – James Bond On Her Majesty’s Secret Service KATE MULGREW – Captain Janeway “Star Trek: Voyager"-Friday Only

On November 14-16, Michael Carbonaro will present the 2008 NATIONAL BIG APPLE COMIC BOOK, ART, TOY, & SCI-FI EXPO! This three-day annual event, NYC’s longest running Comic Book & Arts Convention now in its 12th year, will be held at the Penn Plaza Pavilion, on 7th Avenue at 33rd Street, directly across from Madison Square Garden. There will be more than 300 dealers & exhibitors, showcasing comics, toys, action figures, original art, videos, autographs, non-sports cards, TV & movie memorabilia & more. It’s the place to buy, sell or trade your collectibles!

This year’s NATIONAL is our biggest comics show yet, getting back to our roots as the place to meet over 100 comic book artists, writers, and editors who will be present, including ROY THOMAS, legendary comic book writer (X-Men, Conan the Barbarian) and Marvel Comics founder Stan Lee’s hand-picked successor as editor-in-chief! Renowned artists NEAL ADAMS (Batman, Green Lantern/Green Arrow), JOHN ROMITA SR. (Amazing Spider-Man, Daredevil), legendary Eisner Award Hall of Famer STERANKO (Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D, Captain America), RUSS HEATH (Frontline Combat, Sgt. Rock), ARTHUR SUYDAM (Marvel Zombies, Heavy Metal), BASIL GOGOS the world’s most famous monster artist, and British comics legend BRYAN TALBOT (The Adventures of Luther Arkwright, Judge Dredd) will be appearing all three days. Other fan favorites appearing are CHRIS CLAREMONT (X-Men), DAVID LLOYD (V For Vendetta), BILL SIENKIEWICZ (Elektra: Assassin), MARK EVANIER (Groo the Wanderer), KHOI PHAM (Mighty Avengers), J. DAVID SPURLOCK (Vanguard), SAMUEL VERA (There’s An Alien in My Toilet), BILLY TUCCI (Shi), IRWIN HASEN (Dondi), JIM SHOOTER (Legion of Super-Heroes), LARRY HAMA (G.I. Joe), MICHAEL GOLDEN (Doctor Strange), RUDY NEBRES (Vampirella), MARK SPARACIO (Green Lantern), MARK TEXEIRA (Moon Knight), RICH BUCKLER (Fantastic Four), BRIAN PULIDO (Lady Death), BECKY CLOONAN (American Virgin), STAN GOLDBERG (Archie), NAR (Inkworks cards artist on Family Guy, X- Men), TIM VIGIL (Faust), and underground cartoonist DAME DARCY (Meatcake). Appearing on Saturday only: CARMINE INFANTINO (The Flash), DICK AYERS and JOE SINNOTT (Fantastic Four), JOE GIELLA (Batman), HERB TRIMPE and PETER DAVID (Incredible Hulk), WALTER SIMONSON (The Mighty Thor), JAMES SHERMAN (Legion of Super-Heroes), GRAIG WEICH (, and FRED HEMBECK (Fantastic Four Roast). Appearing on Saturday and Sunday only: KEN KELLY (Conan), BOB HALL (Batman) and RON WILSON (Marvel Two-In-One). Many other comics professionals will be appearing as well, including: MARCUS BOAS, IVAN BRANDON, BUZZ, JIM CALAFIORE, TOMMY CASTILLO, JOHN CEBOLLERO, JACOB CHABOT, SEAN CHEN, JANICE CHIANG, DENNIS COLERO, JON COOKE, ED COUTTS, ALAN KUPPERBERG, GUY DORIAN, IAN DORIAN, EVAN DORKIN, SARAH DYER, DANNY FINGEROTH, PROFESSOR BILL FOSTER, KEN GALE, CHRIS GIARRUSSO, ROB GRANITO, RICHARD HOWELL, JANET JACKSON, BRIAN KONG, JIM KYLE, MIKE LILLY, ANDY MACDONALD, CHRIS MORENO, LOUIS PETERSON, RODNEY RAMOS, TED RECHLIN, ELAYNE RIGGS, ROBIN RIGGS, PAOLO RIVERA, SCOTT ROBERTS, MARK ROMANOWSKI, JIM SALICRUP, ALEX SAVIUK, DAVE SIMONS, GREG THEAKSTON, MERCY VAN VLACK, MARK VOGER, BOB WIACEK, XAVIER WINICK, MICHELLE WITCHIEPOO, Many other comics professionals will be appearing as well, and the organizations COMIC ARTIST GUILD, FRIENDS OF LULU, and the MUSEUM OF COMIC & CARTOON ART.

Headlining the special guests at this year’s National Convention will be GEORGE LAZENBY, who portrayed James Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, just in time to celebrate the release of the new Bond film Quantum of Solace! Mr. Lazenby has also appeared in Gettysburg, “Alfred Hitchcock Presents”, “The Adventures of Superboy”, and as a voice actor in “Batman Beyond”. He will appear all three days. The National also proudly presents special guest KATE MULGREW, Captain Kathryn Janeway on "Star Trek: Voyager”, and promoted to Admiral in Star Trek: Nemesis! Some of Ms. Mulgrew’s many other credits include: Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, “Mrs. Columbo”, “Roots: The Gift”, “Cheers”, and her one-woman play Tea at Five, portraying Katherine Hepburn. She will be appearing only on Friday for three hours from 3 to 6pm. We are also pleased to present Bond Girls GLORIA HENDRY from Live and Let Die and LYNN HOLLY JOHNSON from For Your Eyes Only, , PETER MAYHEW ”Chewbacca” from Star Wars Episode 4, 5, and 6, JEROME BLAKE from Star Wars Episode 1, 2, and 3, , MICHAEL USLAN (Saturday only), producer of The Spirit and the Batman film franchise, KATHLEEN GARRETT from Star Treks “Deep Space Nine” and “Voyager”, WWE Hall of Fame wrestlers JIMMY VALIANT and IVAN PUTSKI (Sunday only), JAMIE LUNER from “Melrose Place”, MATT MITLER from The Mutilator and “Pokemon”, FRANK LUCAS, the real life inspiration for American Gangster, GREG TRAVIS from Watchmen and Starship Troopers BIG KEV from Geek Stuff and "The Opie and Anthony Show", actress and model JASMIN ST. CLAIRE from ”Metal’s Darkside”, TERRI RUNNELS, former WWE Diva, JASMINE MAI (Saturday only), #1 East Coast Import Supermodel, and Playboy Playmates CATHY ST. GEORGE (Saturday and Sunday only), CHERYL BACHMAN, and NATALIA SOKOLOVA.

There will be FREE GIVEAWAYS at the door and SPECIAL EVENTS including panels about comic books, Q&A sessions with celebrities, the fan favorites NY JEDI teaching their annual Light Saber Academy and CAPT. ZORIKH'S COSTUME CONTEST!

DATES: Friday – Sunday – November 14, 15, 16 / Fri. 1pm-8pm, Sat. & Sun. 10am-7pm PLACE: Penn Plaza Pavilion, 401 7th Ave. @ 33rd St. (Across from Madison Square Garden) TICKETS: $20 per day in advance/3 day pass - $35/Kids Free w/paying adult Sun. only! INFORMATION: Press Contact Dan Fogel (510) 220-6314 or