Deadpool & East Side Mags in "It's Raining Wade" (Hallelujah!)

East Side Mags is SO excited to see the release of Deadpool that we're bringing you, our favorite customers a real treat!  You already have your Deadpool movie.  You have your "R" rating.  You probably already have your tickets and your squad together.  Now, all you need is some face time with the people who bring the character to life in comics and THE MAN HIMSELF!!!

On Saturday, February 13th, East Side Mags is proud to present:

Reilly Brown

Montclair native Reilly Brown is a fan-favorite DEADPOOL artist, having worked on several series starring that infamous Merc-With-A-Mouth, including the mutant buddy team-up series of CABLE & DEADPOOL, the supernatural adventure that introduced readers to Deadpool's undead wife, Shiklah, in DEADPOOL: DRACULA'S GAUNTLET, and the time-hopping schenanigans that brought Cable and Deadpool back together in DEADPOOL & CABLE: SPLIT SECOND.  

Over the course of his career, Reilly's lent his artist talent to several other popular titles at Marvel and DC Comics, such as AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, INCREDIBLE HERCULES, SCARLET SPIDER, and LOBO.  

He's also known for his work as a pioneer of digital storytelling, working closely with Comixology, to tell stories in ways that take full advantage of the digital platform, first with his creator-owned series POWERPLAY, and then with several digital-first series for Marvel, such as DEADPOOL: THE GAUNTLET, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: BEST STORY EVER, DEADPOOL & CABLE: SPLIT SECOND, and others.  

Reilly continues to draw comics from his home in Hoboken, NJ, as well as his Brooklyn art studio, Hypothetical Island.  

Fred Van Lente

Fred Van Lente is the #1 New York Timesbestselling, award-winning writer of comics like Archer & Armstrong (Harvey Award nominee, Best Series), Action Philosophers! (American Library Association Best Graphic Novel for Teens), and Cowboys & Aliens (with Andrew Foley), the basis for the feature film.

His many other titles include Resurrectionists,The Comic Book History of ComicsThe Incredible Hercules (with Greg Pak), Taskmaster,Marvel Zombies and The Amazing Spider-Man.

He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, the playwright Crystal Skillman, and some mostly ungrateful cats.

 

 ...and DEADPOOL himself will be here in person!  The Deadpool from Blinky Productions' short lived yet still popular "Deadpool: The Web Series" - will be hanging out, taking pics with fans and maybe chowing down on some chimichangas!  Who knows?

You can check out some webisodes here:

Episode 1

Episode 2

Episode 3

It's gonna be a great time!  If you love Deadpool, this MIGHT just be the best weekend EVER!