Avengers Comic signing and pre-order party

Meet Avengers comic artist Jon Sommariva, score an exclusive retrospective sketchbook, pre-order the new all-ages MARVEL ACTION AVENGERS comic series! Join us on Saturday 15th of December 2018

In late December IDW and Marvel are launching a new ongoing all-ages comics series called MARVEL ACTION AVENGERS.
To celebrate and make sure everyone has pre-ordered a copy Jon Sommariva will be at Impact Comics on Saturday 15th of December from 10am – 1pm.

What: Signing & comic pre-order party
Who: Avengers artist Jon Sommariva
When: 10am – 1pm Saturday 15th December
Where: Impact Comics, 16 Garema Place, Canberra

MARVEL ACTION AVENGERS

New ongoing monthly comics series starts 28th December.

A new era of all out Avengers action begins! A new team is formed to battle a mega-sized threat that is weider and wilder than any of the superheroes have met before! This new ongoing series will be the perfect opportunity for middle grade readers, and fans of all ages, to experience the thrilling adventures of Avengers comics for the first time!

Avengers stories that are epic, weird and above all: fun!
From the creative team that brought you the hit comic Batman/TMNT Adventures!
Your favorite heroes along with surprise team members!

Each issue will be $7.90, or $7.11 if you have a standing order for the whole series (click the button below)

But, wait, there’s more!

Don’t miss this special event. Pre-order your comics and we’ll hold them for you, but if you aren’t here for the signing you’ll miss out on some special and very exclusive items.

As a super exclusive item we are producing a special edition sketchbook showing never before seen drawings from Jon’s High school sketchbooks. The first time he ever drew Iron Man!

And, that’s not all. We are cooking up more.

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Look at this…. Seriously! WTF?! This was drawn by a 15 year old kid who had just discovered comics. His first comic book was Iron Man. He loved the art in his comics so much that he decided THIS is what he wants to do for a living. But look at the drawings. Not a chance he's gonna make it, right? Let's skip to 2008, many years later that kid would end up drawing Iron man on some sketch cards. (Spoiler alert: that kid is me.) So years later, after breaking in, I kinda got to draw Iron Man for money. I think it was $3-$5 per card. Not great, but it's a start! And man… look at that 2008 style. Funky (ugly) proportions… lots of energy but no control. Later in 2010 I did some more cards. I actually really like this Tony Stark to this day. Has a little something classic in it mixed with the modern. I'm getting better at drawing. Finally! Fast forward again to 2018 and now I'm getting ready to draw Iron man in some actual comics! Who would have thought that 15 year old kid would actually 'get there' from those early rough sketches? My point is, I had nothing special other than being too stubborn to think I would do anything but draw comics. You've heard it a million times… just keep practicing and you'll get better… well, here's the proof at a glance. It might take years, in fact, it will take years, but if you truly want it – go for it. – – – PS: I'm gathering some files for a special edition of Ozmosis Chills we are making for my signing/pre-order party @impactcomics on December 15th. This will be a rare and exclusive sketchbook with tonnes of my Avengers related art (including my Iron Man from when I was 15!) #motivation

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