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Creators from Iconic Appear at Local CA Store

Members of the Comicbook Artists Guild, and contributors to Iconic graphic novel are scheduled to appear at local California comic book store.

Manhattan Beach, CA, September 23, 2009 --( Creators from the recently released Iconic will be appearing at the popular Manhattan Beach comic store, The Comic Bug on Wednesday September 30 from 6 to 8pm. Published by the Comicbook Artists Guild, Iconic is a collection of short stories based on old tales that are taught in schools all over the world, but each one has a twist to it.

Included in Iconic are stories based on mythological characters such as Prometheus, Talos and Cuchulainn. Legendary literary characters such as Ebeneezer Scrooge and Sherlock Holmes appear in slightly varied narrations from their original. The creators of the Guild explore the trials and triumphs of folklore heroes Robin Hood and John Henry. Lastly, the creators share stories based on historical figures Mark Twain, St. George and Gustave Whitehead. All of the stories are tied together by a fictional grandfather as he shares the stories with his grandchildren.

The following creators are scheduled to appear at The Comic Bug:

David Gutierrez & Adam Von Arx: David and Adam co-authored Prometheus and the Fire of Tomorrow.

Scott Ludwig: Scott created and wrote George and the Monster.

Philip Clark & Rafael Gonzalez: Phil and Raf are the creative team behind The Life and Death of Talos the Bronze.

Gerimi Burleigh: Germini lent his artistic talent to John Henry: America’s First Superhero.

The Comicbook Artists Guild, founded in 2000, is an organization dedicated to the networking, education and support of comic book creators, writers and artists alike, regardless of amateur or professional status, skill levels or talent divisions. CAG operates membership chapters in New York Metro, New England and Nebraska, with interest in opening more chapters and continuing to grow. CAG’s goal is to advance the medium of comics through the creative experiences of its members. By bringing them together on projects of their choosing, the Guild perpetuates the positive aspects of the comics industry and its continuing contribution to popular culture.

The Comic Bug is located at 1807 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. For more information on The Comic Bug or this particular event, visit

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