Batman in Barcelona: 27th Comic Convention

Posted on 20 May 2009 in Barcelona, always!, Nuñez i Navarro Hotels

The 27th International Comic Fair of Barcelona will be held in the pavilion number 8 of the Fira de Barcelona (Barcelona Fair Centre). The entrance is in Avenida Maria Cristina. The exhibition hall is 17,000 m2

Batman in Barcelona: 27th Comic Convention

Batman in Barcelona: 27th Comic Convention

To coincide with the world presentation of Batman: Barcelona. The Dragon’s Knight, Comics Festival of Barcelona will organize an exhibition containing the original pages of this comic illustrated by the artist Diego Olmos in the collaboration of the colorist from Zaragoza Marta Martinez. Jim Lee is the author of the cover of this comic. The adventures of Batman in Barcelona are at the same time a route along the streets of Barcelona and opportunity to visit the most emblematic places of this beautiful city. It will be the first time for the original pages of this comic book to be presented to the general public. The set of the exhibition will recreate some of the most emblematic buildings of the city.

The Festival will also hold an exhibition about Jim Lee, one of the most influential artists for the rest of American comics creators since the 1990’s. The exhibition will include a selection from the private collection of the author, who became popular thanks to the series such as Alpha Flights and Punisher War Journal and The Patrol–X. Lee obtained the record of the superheroes comics most sold in the history – 8 million copies. It was with the new series of the X-Man. Lee together with some other authors co-founded a publishing house – Image Comics and another one known as Wildstorm. The latter after some time was sold to DC Comics, where became responsible for Batman and Superman in sagas with very successful sales. At present Lee has been working on All Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder written by Frank Miller, which in Spain will be published by Planeta DeAgostini Comics.

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  • Friday 29th May: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday 30th May: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Sunday 31st May: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Monday 1st June: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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