William King Museum in Abingdon, Virginia
January 24 through June 29, 2014
Opening Reception: February 6 from 6-8PM
From the William King Museum:
“Shelton Drum, owner of the Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find comic book store and founder of the renowned annual Heroes Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, brings William King Museum a vast array of original comic book art from his private collection. With the help of Neil Bramlette, founder of Bristol’s Out of Step Arts Collective, classic comics, private commissions, and original pages showcasing key artists from the 1950s and 60s as well as artists working today will be on display for the first time. Featuring comic arts past and present, this exhibit is full of recognizable characters that are sure to surprise and delight fans and newcomers alike.”
The exhibit features original art by Steve Ditko, Jack Kirby, Wally Wood, Frank Frazetta, John Romita, Charles Vess, Mike Zeck, Darwyn Cooke and many more! Over 80 pieces on display!
Please join us for the opening reception on Thursday, February 6 from 6-8PM. Refreshments will be provided and there will be an optional cash bar. The event is free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!