(PRWEB UK) 21 September 2012
KA-POW! A Supersonic Weekend of SuperHeroes has arrived at Spaceport, Wirral.
Mersey Ferries Comic Strip Weekend takes place on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September 2012 at Spaceport, Seacombe Ferry Terminal. As well as being able to meet and be photographed with Batman, Spiderman, Black Cat, Captain America, Wonder Woman and many more comic strip favourites* - there will also be an opportunity to meet two comic artists/illustrators - Anthony Williams and Andy Lanning and view a selection of original works, unique props and cut-outs. Plus, there will be a craft area where visitors will be able to design and craft their own superhero or villain masks and gadgets and face-painting*.
There will be a series of 'Science of Superheroes' workshops during the weekend taking place in Spaceport's Dome Theatre and hosted by Matt Dickinson who is a lecturer of Computer Aided Engineering at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Learn amazing facts like what Spiderman's web is made from and how you would fuse metal to bones to be like Wolverine.
Anthony Williams worked for Marvel & DC as a freelance artist working on titles such as Superman, Batman and the X-men and now runs a studio which creates comic books for use internationally. Andy Lanning works exclusively in comics for Marvel and DC, writing and inking many high profile books including Spiderman, Superman and the X-men.
Anthony and Andrew will provide a comic booth and banners showcasing their work including many original prints. They will also provide a limited number of small sketches for visitors free of charge and offer tips and advice to budding comic artists who are invited to bring along their own portfolios of work for review.
"This weekend will really capture the imagination and bring Comic Strip favourites alive to both adults and children. We all have a superhero whether it was a family member, friend or TV character – someone we look up to or admire.
So whether you love Batman, are mad about illustration or just fascinated by comic strips, why not bring your Superhero, jump on board a Mersey Ferry and head to Spaceport Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September 2012. There is no additional cost to visiting during the Comic Strip Weekend - just normal entry charges apply.
For more information, additional photography or interview opportunities with Anthony Williams contact Merseytravel Attractions’ Press Office Vivid PR on 0161 819 5140 or email rachel(at)viv-id.co.uk
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