CCP Games to participate in Dark Horse "Rewriting the Classics: Modern SciFi in Comics" panel at New York Comic Con

Tomorrow, October 11 th at New York Comic Con, CCP Games’ creative director, Torfi Frans Olafsson, and Borkur Eiriksson, art director for EVE Online, will participate in a panel discussion with  Dark Horse at New York Comic Con. The panel, “Rewriting the Classics: Modern SciFi in Comics,” will explore the rich tradition of science fiction in comics and share new details about the upcoming “EVE: True Stories” comic book.

“EVE: True Stories” will feature a series of short stories inspired by actual player-driven events in the EVE Universe submitted to the “ True Stories From the First Decade” website.

Information about the upcoming “EVE: Source” book will also be revealed.

In addition to CCP’s Torfi and Borkur, the panel will also include Scott Allie, editor-in-chief of Dark Horse Comics; Mac Walter, lead writer of the Mass Effect series; Tommy Lee Edwards, illustrator (Vandroid) and filmmaker; moderated by Aub Driver, publicist for Dark Horse Comics.

Title:               Rewriting the Classics: Modern SciFi in Comics!

Time:              October 10 from 3:15 to 4:15pm ET

Location:      Room 1A10

Summary:      For over 20 years, Dark Horse has published some of the most well known franchises in the history of modern science fiction. From Star Wars to Aliens, the publisher is home to some of the most celebrated characters and storylines in the genre, and has consistently expanded the experience far beyond the screen. Now, join us for a look the future of the past, present and beyond with news on upcoming storylines in Prometheus, Aliens, Predator, as well as Star Wars, and the greatest 80's film that never was, Vandroid! Not only that, we will delve into today's science fiction classics of tomorrow, with exclusive news on Mass Effect, EVE Online, HALO and more! Dark Horse publicist Aub Driver and Editor in Chief, Scott Allie are joined by Mac Walters (Mass Effect), Tommy Lee Edwards (Vandroid), as well a cast of surprise guests, and announcements on all of your favorite Dark Horse series!

  

Full details about the panel can be found here: http://nycc13.mapyourshow.com/5_0/sessions/sessiondetails.cfm?ScheduledSessionID=18A9CAC2

Torfi Frans Olafsson and Borkur Eiriksson will be available for interviews on Thursday, October 10 and Friday, October 11.

Press contact:

Mark Karayan                                                          

LEWIS PR for CCP Games                                   

415 432 2400                                                           

EVEOnline@lewispr.com

 

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