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No Beverly Comic Con this year

It is with a heavy heart that we announce there will be no Beverly Comic Con this year. Over the last 5+ years we have grown thanks to the incredible support of the fans, community, artists, vendors and sponsors; but unfortunately with that growth comes change. As the show has become larger & larger with more moving parts we have tried to maintain it’s unique grass roots atmosphere within our wonderful host; the Studios at Porter Mill. Over the past few years, we’ve squeezed and stuffed as much awesome as we can into every available inch of the building. And while we have grown, the building has changed a lot as well. As a staff we will be taking a hard look at what lies ahead for Beverly Comic Con, whether it remains at Porter Mill or elsewhere. (Somewhere larger? Or something different all together?)  We have been discussing this decision for quite some time and simply did not want to rush into any new plans for the show going forward.  We will always be grateful to Porter Mill, the tenants, residents, and staff for hosting this incredible show. Beverly Comic Con was initially formed as a reaction to tragedy and we hope it was a source of joy to our North Shore community and beyond. A big “Thank You” to all our past partners, vendors, artists and guests for helping to make this show the strange and wonderful thing it has been. Please keep supporting artists, listening to music, dressing up as your favorite characters and making comics.  This is not goodbye, just bye for now.  - Beverly Comic Con: Adam Miller, Andrew Houle, John Cardinal, Michael Crockett

It is with a heavy heart that we announce there will be no Beverly Comic Con this year. Over the last 5+ years we have grown thanks to the incredible support of the fans, community, artists, vendors and sponsors; but unfortunately with that growth comes change. As the show has become larger & larger with more moving parts we have tried to maintain it’s unique grass roots atmosphere within our wonderful host; the Studios at Porter Mill. Over the past few years, we’ve squeezed and stuffed as much awesome as we can into every available inch of the building. And while we have grown, the building has changed a lot as well. As a staff we will be taking a hard look at what lies ahead for Beverly Comic Con, whether it remains at Porter Mill or elsewhere. (Somewhere larger? Or something different all together?)

We have been discussing this decision for quite some time and simply did not want to rush into any new plans for the show going forward.

We will always be grateful to Porter Mill, the tenants, residents, and staff for hosting this incredible show. Beverly Comic Con was initially formed as a reaction to tragedy and we hope it was a source of joy to our North Shore community and beyond. A big “Thank You” to all our past partners, vendors, artists and guests for helping to make this show the strange and wonderful thing it has been. Please keep supporting artists, listening to music, dressing up as your favorite characters and making comics.

This is not goodbye, just bye for now.

- Beverly Comic Con: Adam Miller, Andrew Houle, John Cardinal, Michael Crockett

Robert Gill's new book drops TODAY!

Britannia: Lost Eagles of Rome #1

AN ALL-NEW EPIC BEGINS! Valiant's sold-out descent into the horrors of the ancient world returns with A BLOODSTAINED JUMPING-ON POINT from legendary comics master Peter Milligan (Detective Comics) and Harvey Award-nominated artist Robert Gill (BOOK OF DEATH) as Antonius Axia, history's first detective, launches into an otherworldly mystery of monsters, magic, and conspiracy at the boundaries of human understanding...

The Roman standard – the eagle borne at the front of each Roman legion – was more than just a symbol of the soldiers that carried it... It was a symbol of Rome itself, the ultimate embodiment of the empire's power…

But now, in the mist-shrouded Germanic forest of Tottenwald, the unthinkable has happened: A rampaging barbarian horde has crushed three of Rome's most highly skilled detachments in battle… and captured their mighty Roman eagles.

His authority threatened by this all-too-public shame, the mad emperor Nero has dispatched Antonius Axia, the empire's finest "detectioner" and hero of Britannia, and Achillia, the sword-wielding champion of the gladiatorial arena, to reclaim his stolen relics at any cost.

But what began as a simple mission will soon become a terrifying journey into the dark heart of belief itself as the isolated woodlands of Rome's enemies reveal unseen dimensions...and the true power of the legion's lost eagles threatens to consume any who would pursue them…