WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31ST: Today Marvel Comics has published the comic book Civil War II: Choosing Sides #5, featuring the official introduction of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau into the Marvel Universe. In the story, Trudeau interacts with Canada's premiere super team Alpha Flight and the American superhero Iron Man, a.k.a. Tony Stark.This groundbreaking comic book adventure is written and illustrated by noted Canadian comic book creators Chip Zdarsky and Ramon Perez. In a special event today, this titanic Torontonian creative team will be autographing copies of the comic book with a limited edition cover illustration featuring Trudeau, at The Beguiling Books & Art, 601 Markham Street, Toronto, from 5pm-7pm. (beguiling.ca)
Copies of the comics are available at comic book stores across North America, but the writer and artist will be making an exclusive official appearance today at The Beguiling, Canada's finest purveyor of comic books and art, and Founding Sponsor of the lauded Toronto Comic Arts Festival.
Civil War II: Choosing Sides #5 Justin Trudeau Cover Signing
Featuring artist Ramon Perez and writer Chip Zdarsky
@ The Beguiling, 601 Markham Street, Toronto. beguiling.ca
Wednesday, August 31st (Release Day) from 5pm to 7pm
Chip Zdarsky is the writer of the Justin Trudeau-oriented story in Civil War: Choosing Sides #5. He is also the co-creator and artist of Time Magazine's comic book of the year Sex Criminals (with Matt Fraction), the co-creator and writer of Kaptara (with Toronto's Kagan McLeod), and the writer of Marvel Comics'Howard the Duck. Following this event, Zdarsky's next public appearance will be at ZDARSCON, a special comics event happening this Saturday, September 3rd, in Toronto, Canada near the intersection of Front Street and Blue Jays Way. For more information on ZDARSCON, please visit Chip Zdarsky's website. Event poster below.
Ramon Perez is the cover artist, and interior comic artist of the Justin Trudeau-oriented story in Civil War: Choosing Sides #5. In addition, he has been artist for Marvel Comics' Hawkeye and Wolverine & The X-Men, as well as the writer/artist of Tale Of Sand, based on the unproduced screenplay by the late Jim Henson. More about Ramon can be found at his official website.