October 3, 2022
CRUSADE COMICS ANNOUNCES NEW YORK COMIC-CON SHI EXCLUSIVES!
Limited Edition Specials Also Offered Through www.billytucci.com
NYCC CELEBRATES THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE EINSER AWARD-NOMINATED SHI: KAIDAN!
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 two very special exclusives for NYCC, the Shi: Kaidan 25th Anniversary Special Edition and an accompanying 11” X 17” print.
Both exclusives are priced at $25.00 each and limited to only 199 editions. For those unable to attend NYCC, Crusade is offering a limited number of the exclusives at www.billytucci.com
Nominated for the Eisner Award for Best Anthology, and created and written by Peter Gutierrez, SHI: KAIDAN sports an all-star cast of artists, (Billy Tucci, Michael Kaluta, Stan Sakai, David Mack, Jamal Igle, Val Mayerik and more) that pulls Ana Ishikawa and the reader through a terrifying collection of wicked, ghostly horror. This Limited Edition 25th Anniversary Special celebrates a dynamic quarter century of Shi and the perfect Halloween companion. 32-pages B/W with color cover.
“SHI: KAIDAN is the kind of comic I enjoy. Fun. Well-written and wonderfully drawn. A rarity today.”
- Marv Wolfman
SHI: SAKURA FULFILLMENT HAS BEGUN!
Crusade has been busy packing the 72-page Shi: Sakura graphic novel for shipment.
The Sakura campaign will be closed for good next week as Crusade focuses on fulfillment and readies its next crowdfunding campaign, The Shi: Senryaku Omnibus Edition launching in November.
Shi: Sakura Indiegogo Exclusive Campaign Can Be Found Here:
Shi: Sakura Variant Cover By Comics’ Superstar Kenneth Rocafort
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 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. Billy has recently released Shi: Return of the Warrior, Shi: Haikyo, Shi: Omnibus Edition and Zombie-Sama via Kickstarter and Indiegogo uniting backers from over fifty countries and bringing Crusade Comics’ crowdfunding campaign totals to over $1,000,000.00.
For Additional Information:
Crusade Fine Arts, Ltd.
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