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Friday, June 15, 2012

Michael Golden Artist Guest of Honor--SoonerCon, 2012

Oklahoma City--- As the basketball showdown features the battle of the "weathers" across the street, SoonerCon in OKC, heats up with a thunder as well, with the addition of renowned creator Michael Golden as the "Artist Guest of Honor," June 15th-17th!

Artist/writer/creator Michael Golden, co-creator of the X-men's Rogue character, Spartan X and Bucky O'Hare is known worldwide for his groundbreaking work on "The 'Nam," "Micronauts," "G.I. Joe Yearbook," and "Dr. Strange, " among MUCH more, and is counted as one of the best cover designers and storytellers in the business.

Recent books covering the colorful life and amazing art of Michael Golden include a Manga version of the "Bucky O'Hare" series, created with Hama, as well as the top selling art retrospective "Excess: The Art of Michael Golden," written by Renee Witterstaetter, which sold out and has gone into a second printing, as well as his recent sketchbooks "Heroes and Villains," and  "MORE Heroes and Villains." His new book is entitled "Michael Golden: Alchemy," due out in time for the San Diego Comic Con.

Recently honored with a life-time achievement award from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore as well as the Lille Comics Festival, Michael has served as an Editor at DC Comics as well as Senior Art Director at Marvel Comics, and has worked on scores of movie production projects. His art has been the focus of gallery shows in places as diverse as Gijon, Barcelona, New York, Antwerp and Brussels, while his class on storytelling has been conducted from Spain to Brussels to France to Canada to the United States... and most recently China.

For more information on Michael Golden and his work, contact evaink@aol.com or :

SoonerCon is being held all weekend long at the Sheraton in downtown OKC. Come by and check out this fantastic show! www.soonercon.com

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