For Immediate Release:
October 8, 2023
PEEK-A-BOO: THE PRIVATE COMMISSIONS OF BILLY TUCCI DEBUTS WITH ALL NEW LIMITED LAVA CHROME, CERAMIC STEEL, LIMITEDCOVERS AND ORIGINAL COVER ART!
THE RAREST CRUSADE BOOKS EVER PRODUCED!
For Those Who Cannot Make The NYCC, A Limited Number Of Specials Are Now Offered Through www.billytucci.com
New York Comic Con is once again set to take over the Big Apple as it hosts 275,000 artists, exhibitors, and fans at Manhattan’s Javits Convention Center. To celebrate the nation’s largest comic book convention, Shi-creator Billy Tucci and company are offering some very rare debut exclusives for NYCC, the PEEK-A-BOO: THE PRIVATE COMMISSIONS OF BILLY TUCCI – NYCC EXCLUSIVE EDITIONS and accompanying 11” X 17” print.
PEEK-A-BOO: THE PRIVATE COMMISSIONS OF BILLY TUCCI – NYCC EXCLUSIVE EDITION
Signed, limited editions, numbered 0-99, includes certificate of authenticity. This 32- page, black and white edition continues the celebration of Billy Tucci’s 30th Anniversary in Comics. Billy has gathered a sampling of the private convention and campaign commissions he has done over the years in this volume. Some quick, some detailed, some of his creator-owned characters, some of the classics… all near and dear to his heart! $25.00
CRUSADE INTRODUCES ALL-NEW LAVA CHROME EDITION!
PEEK-A-BOO: THE PRIVATE COMMI SSIONS OF BILLY TUCCI – NYCC LAVA CHROME EDITION
For the first time ever, Crusade is producing a very special LAVA CHROME VARIANT COVER. Limited to just 40 editions (signed and numbered 0-39) This stunning cover features Ana is a variant pink dress and adorning a chrome foil cover. This rare variant cover’s look and feel emulates the flow of liquid lava in a rainbow of iridescent color! $50.00 (US)
PEEK-A-BOO: THE PRIVATE COMMISSIONS OF BILLY TUCCI – NYCC EXCLUSIVE METAL EDITION
Signed, numbered, and limited to 20, includes certificate of authenticity. The 32-page, black and white edition features an actual metal, ceramic-gloss cover, with a mischievous Ana Ishikawa unzipping her black dress to reveal red lingerie, stockings, and heels. Limited to only 20 editions, this is the rarest of the Peek-A-Boo books!!!! ($99.00 US)
PEEK-A-BOO: ORIGINAL COVER ART BY BILLY TUCCI
SWEET AND SEXY! Billy Tucci certainly outdid himself this time as the original cover art features a cosmopolitan Ana Ishikawa playfully looking over her shoulder with flowing locks and pearls trailing behind. Ana channels her inner Holly Golightly as she disrobes, giving the viewer a quick peek of what’s underneath…. Tantalizing and SO New York! Black graphite and ink on 11”x17” art board, signed by Billy Tucci. ($1950.00 US)
For those who cannot make the NYCC, www.BillyTucci.com, is also offering limited, special, reduced-cost PEEK-A-BOO: THE PRIVATE COMMISSIONS OF BILLY TUCCI – NYCC EXCLUSIVE Bundles along with a limited number of specials from the 2023 comic convention season.
About Billy Tucci
Inkpot Award recipient Billy Tucci is a cartoonist best known for his modern-day samurai saga Shi. Through his company, Crusade Fine Arts, Shi has been printed in five languages and sold more than 3 million comic books. The graduate of New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology has earned the prestigious Diamond Comics Gem Award and has been nominated for four Eisner Awards. In addition to his own creations, Billy’s DC Comics’ graphic novel, Sgt. Rock: The Lost Battalion, was awarded the Military Writers Society of America Gold Medal for its depiction of the real-life 442nd Regimental Combat Team, which was comprised of Japanese-American, US soldiers. His earnest retelling of the Christmas story in A Child Is Born has quietly turned into an international blockbuster, winning the Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award. Billy’s critically acclaimed Miss Fury: Joy Division saw the return of the Golden Age Iconfor Dynamite Comics. He recently released Shi: Return of the Warrior, Shi: Haikyo, Shi: Sakura, Shi: Way of the Warrior Omnibus, Shi: Senryaku Omnibus and Zombie-Sama via Kickstarter and Indiegogo uniting backers from over fifty countries and bringing Crusade Comics’ crowdfunding campaign totals to over $1,375,000.00.
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