Graphic Novelist Ben Templesmith Confirms Attendance at LB Comic & Horror Con
2013-06-20 · By Editor
Long Beach Comic & Horror Con has just announced that the amazing talent Ben Templesmith will be a guest at the 5th Anniversary event November 23-24.
Templesmith is a New York Times best-selling artist and writer most widely known for his work in the comic book industry where he has received multiple nominations for the International Horror Guild Awards as well as the industry’s top prize, the Eisner Award. He also won a Spike TV Scream Award.
As a creator, his most notable works have been 30 Days of Night (which spawned a major motion picture) Ten Grand and Fell, from Image Comics. His other projects include the critically acclaimed serial Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse, as well as Welcome to Hoxford, and Singularity 7, all of which he also wrote.
He’s also worked on Star Wars, Doctor Who, GI Joe, Army of Darkness, Silent Hill and Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, among others.
According to his website, Templesmith “does art for money in a strange thing some would call a ‘career’ and follows the Giant Space Squid.”
Long Beach Comic & Horror Con is an annual event held at the Long Beach Convention Center each fall. It’s a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture. Tickets for the show are on sale now at their website as well as local comic book shops.