Reveal of the official Heroes Dutch Comic Con poster
None other than the American cartoonist Gene Ha made the official poster for the winter edition of Heroes Dutch Comic Con and immortalizes the strong bond between the city of Utrecht and the event.
Utrecht 11 October 2018 - A typical street view of Utrecht, the Dom Tower, Dick Bruna, Trijn van Leemput and the characters of Gene Ha: they are all honored in a special way on this exclusive art piece. However, enthusiasts will probably recognize more elements. The organization of the largest Dutch Comic Con wants to honor the comics scene in the Netherlands and emphasize the international character of the event and pay tribute to the city where it all takes place: Utrecht.
Gene Ha, the creator of this masterpiece, has won several awards for his work, including the 'Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer' in 1994 and 4 Eisner awards (the highest prize for American Comic artists). His work can be seen in The Adventures of Cyclops & Phoenix; Batman: Fortunate Son, Global Frequency, Justice League of America #11, the Askani's Son miniseries and some editions of the acclaimed series Fables, Action Comics. Gene Ha's qualities are clearly visible on the poster. He brought all kinds of elements together, resulting in a drawing that tells many stories.
"We are very grateful that Gene Ha has made this poster for us and we are very proud of the result. It has become a masterpiece in which characteristic features of the city of Utrecht have merged with various elements of our event. With this poster we would like to show the world our appreciation for the city of Utrecht in a special way", says Boet Havenaar of Heroes Dutch Comic Con.
The poster is shining in the shops of our exhibitors that will be present at the winter edition. On the 24th and 25th of November, during the winter edition of Heroes Dutch Comic Con 2018, visitors can buy a copy and have it signed by Gene Ha, who comes to the Netherlands for this special occasion and to meet his fans.