Best-selling Artist Dustin Nguyen and Atomic Crush Events Unveil
Illustration of Jetpack Jules, The Official Mascot of ComicCon Revolution
Atomic Crush Events (ACE) has unveiled a new interpretation of Jetpack Jules, the official mascot for ComicCon Revolution, by best-selling artist Dustin Nguyen. Nguyen, the best-selling artist and co-writer of Batman: Lil Gotham and the artist and co-creator of Descender, will be a guest at the second annual ComicCon Revolution, which will be held May 19 & 20 at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, CA. ComicCon Revolution’s 2018 Official Merchandise, including glasses and t-shirts featuring Nguyen’s art, is available now for a limited time at the convention’s online store and will be available at the convention while supplies last.
Guests currently scheduled to appear at ComicCon Revolution include Jason Aaron, Greg Baldwin, Sandy King Carpenter, Howard Chaykin, Ming Chen, Matthew Clark, Neo Edmund, Carlos Ferro, Derek Fridolfs, Steve Jordan, Travis Hanson, Ray-Anthony Height, Tom Hodges, Herb Jefferson Jr. Doug Jung, Scott Koblish, Jim Krueger Mike Kunkel, Shawn Martinbrough, Ron Marz, Mike Mayhew, Jonboy Meyers, Todd Nauck, Dustin Nguyen, Fabien Nicieza, Diane Pershing, Stan Sakai, Peter Shinkoda, Cat Staggs, Art Thibert, Tommy Walker, Marv Wolfman and Timothy Zahn
“We worked with Patrick Scullin to create Jetpack Jules for our first show in Ontario and our pint glasses featuring her were a big hit with the attendees,” said ACE co-owner Mike Scigliano. “Fans loved our original character and we thought it would be fun to have different artists give their spin on her each year. Dustin’s interpretation of finds our heroine blasting off with her trusty jetpack ready for battle.”
Atomic Crush Events is also offering collectible enamel pins available individually or as a set.
About Dustin Nguyen
Currently, he illustrates Descender, a monthly comic published through Image Comics in which he is also co-creator of, alongside artist/writer Jeff Lemire. He is also working on the next installment of Scholastic’s Secret Hero Society as well as Lil’ Gotham for DC Comics with Derek Fridolfs, slated to release next year. What Is It is his first children’s book, illustrated by Dustin and written by his wife Nicole Hoang as a child in 5th grade. It is produced by BOOM! Studios and distributed by Simon & Shuster.
His past body of work includes – Wildcats v3.o, The Authority Revolution, Batman, Superman/Batman, Detective Comics, his creator owned project- Manifest Eternity, Batgirl, and Batman: Streets of Gotham. He is also credited for co-writing and illustrating Justice League Beyond, illustrating Vertigo’s American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares with writer Scott Snyder, and co-creator of DC’s all ages series- Batman: Lil Gotham written by himself and Derek Fridolfs. Aside from providing cover illustrations for the majority of his own books, his cover art can also be found on titles from Batman Beyond, Batgirl, Justice League: Generation Lost, Supernatural and Friday the 13th, to numerous other DC, Marvel, Dark Horse Comics, Boom Studios, IDW, and Image Comics.
Outside of comics, Dustin also moonlights as a conceptual artist for toys and consumer products, games, and animation.
About Comic Con Revolution
Comic Con Revolution was founded on very simple principles. We are excited to celebrate comics and the creative arts. At the absolute core of what we do are the creators themselves. The people who create the comics, games, toys, film, movies and more that we all love. Without their tireless dedication to creating the fantastic worlds we all get lost in, events like Comic Con Revolution would not be possible. We strive to create the best possible experience for attendees, exhibitors and guests alike. Our team of event industry veterans are dedicated to working hard to create that experience for each of you.
About Atomic Crush Events
Atomic Crush Events is an event consultation and management company that was founded on experience and innovation. Bringing together expertise in event management, marketing, sales and business development to create a unique team that can analyze and identify the best course of action when developing a live event. Our philosophy is simple – create the best experience possible for attendees, exhibitors and guests alike.
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